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14 Sep 2018
Competition now closed for
"Sleeping with the Rabbits" by Susanne Defoe

Our two lucky winners have been notified and each will receive a copy of this moving and powerful memoir.

Missed out? To find out more about the book (or to order it) please click here.

1 Sep 2018
Northern Life magazine loves
"Northern Soles" by Steve Ankers

'Northern Life' magazine described Steve Ankers' account of his walk from the Mersey to the Humber as, 'a vastly entertaining book highlighting people and features across the country.' 

Click here to read the review in full.

Click here for book details or to order.

27 Aug 2018
Competition now closed
Thank you to all who entered

Congratulations to our three lucky winners who each receive a copy of Steve Ankers' touching & very funny memoirs "It's a Dog's Life"

Click here to find out more about Steve Ankers' latest book, "Northern Soles"

10 Aug 2018
Competition now closed
Congratulations to our lucky winners

Our three winners are: M Ewing (Herefordshire); J Gibson (Manchester) and R Layfield (Leicestershire) who each recieve a copy of Thom Wheeler's book "The Way A River Went".  Thank you to everyone who entered. 

For details about Thom Wheeler's books (or to order copies) please click here


9 Aug 2018
COMPETITION! Your chance to win a copy of
"The Way a River Went" by Thom Wheeler

Thom's account of his memorable journey following the Volga River through the heart of Russia:  To celebrate National Book Lovers' Day, I have three copies of Thom's book to give away to the first three people who email their name & UK postal address to   Good luck!

16 Jul 2018
Steve Ankers' latest book "Northern Soles"
earns a great review from "Viva Lewes"

Describing "Northern Soles" as 'a coast-to-coast walk from the Irish Sea to the North Sea'  the magazine said, 'Steve Ankers is a serious writer with a comic touch.'

Click here to find out more about Steve's book and read the 5-star reviews (or to place an order).

13 Jul 2018
Praise for Fran Adams' book
'Cycling into the Unexpected'

The summer issue of "Cycling Magazine' said, "Fran's approach to family holidays by bike proves that you don't need to have the latest bike, kit or a big budget to have an adventure ... I loved Fran's honesty .... It is encouraging to read about a family who did it their own way and had a lot of fun in the process." 

For more information on books by Fran Adams (or to order) click here.

5 Jul 2018
COMPETITION! Your chance to win a copy of
'A Life Scientific' by Prof. Bernard Donovan

What was it really like to be a scientist during six decades of momentous changes in medicine? The first three people to email with their names & UK postal addresses will each receive a free copy of these fascinating memoirs by an eminent scientist and specialist in neuroendocrinology. Fascinating reading as we celebrate 70 years of the NHS.

25 Jun 2018
The competition is now closed
'The Foot of the Volcano' by Deiana Denise Sutherland

Our two luck winners are: K Graham (Worthing) & L James (Nottingham). They each receive a copy of this tale of love, friendship and betrayal as a young girl comes of age under the Caribbean sun.  Comiserations to those who missed out.  The book is available to order by clicking here.

20 Jun 2018
Green Tourism website recommends Fran Adams'
"Cycling into the Unexpected"

The Green Tourism What's On website described the book as: "cyclist Fran Adams' hilariously honest account of her experiences on the road with her family."

For details about the book or to order, please click here. 

14 Jun 2018
This competition is now closed - thank you
"Pulpits and Plain Sailing" by Kevin Cooney

An entertaining memoir about sailing and building a marine engineering business from scratch - the first three people to email with their name & UK postal address will each receive a copy. Good luck!

11 Jun 2018
BBC Radio Wiltshire interview with
Rev Francis Chadwick

BBC Wiltshire broadcast an extensive interview with "the amazing & interesting" Rev Chadwick about his life and his book "The Winding Road of Faith" in three parts (& in their news bulletins) on 10th June 2018. You can listen to the interviews here. For book details or to order, please click here.