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23 Mar 2018
Fran Adams interviewed on

Fran Adams, author of "Cycling into the Unexpected" and "Travels on the Breadline" discussed family cycling holidays on a budget with Bill Padley on TRE.

You can listen to the interview by clicking here and selecting 23rd March, 10-11am. (The interview starts at 10:31am).

For details about Fran's books or to order please click here.

19 Feb 2018
Congratulations to Fran Adams
on her wonderful book launch

With best selling novelist, Katie Fforde saying a few words, Fran Adams held a very successful launch for her second collection of travel memoirs, "Cycling into the Unexpected."  Our photo shows author Fran Adams (left) at the launch in Stroud with novellist Katie Fford. (Photo: Toni Wickens)

Click here for further information about books by Fran Adams

9 Feb 2018
BBC Radio Gloucester interviews Fran Adams
about "Cycling into the Unexpected"

Fran Adams spoke to BBC Gloucesters' Dominic Cotter about family holidays on a budget as well as the ups-and-downs of cycling adventures in the UK, France, Spain & Italy.

Click here to listen to the interview (2 hours, 12 mins into the programme) and click here for book details or to order.

2 Feb 2018
Celebrating five years of

A big thank you to all our authors and publishers for helping us to reach this milestone anniversary.

Here's to the next five years of inspiring publicity for all sorts of exciting books.

22 Jan 2018
The Church Times recommends
"Blind Courage" by Rev. Linda Dodds

The Church Times said of Linda's memoir about her father, "Courageous campaigner, David Johnston, blinded as a small boy ... led a full life overcoming his disability to work for others locally and worldwide [for Oxfam]"

Click here for more details about the book or to order.

8 Jan 2018
Countryside La Vie magazine
loves "Second Sight" by Jake Buchan

Jake Buchan's crime novel (his second to feature blind detective John Steadman) received a lovely review in the December 2017 issue of 'Countryside La Vie' : 'Written by a medical docotr, the forensic details in this novel make this tale of murder all the more compelling' 

Click here for more details or to order the book

29 Dec 2017
Happy New Year
Wishing you a peaceful & successful 2018

I will be back at my desk on Tuesday 2nd January 2018.

I hope you are enjoying the festive season and I wish you and your families a happy and prosperous 2018.

20 Dec 2017
Season's Greetings
Wishing you a joyous Yuletide

Instead of sending Christmas cards, I make donations to charities. This year I have chosen charities working to help refugees worldwide and charities helping homeless people in Brighton & Hove.

Thank you for your support during the year.I shall be out of the office between Christmas and New Year – but will be back at my desk on 2nd January 2018.

4 Dec 2017
'Kitty's Story' by Fenella Forster
awarded B.R.A.G. medallion

The Book Readers Appreciation Group (B.R.A.G.) have given their medallion to "Kitty's Story" - the second time that one of Fennla Forster's Voyagers Series books has won the award. Congratulations to Fenella.

Click here for more details about the award and click here to order the book.

28 Nov 2017
'The Wellington Edge' praises
'Sergeant Jack' by Tim Williams

In a full-page interview with children's author Tim Williams, the November issue of 'Wellington Edge' describes his WW2 doggy story 'Sergeant Jack' as "a good read" - and included reviews from children who gave the book a thumbs up: "really exciting", "I loved this story" and "really funny"

Click here for details (or to buy) "Sergeant Jack: The Adventures of a Doggy Army"

3 Nov 2017
The 'Discovering Diamonds' Book of the Month is
'Kitty's Story' by Fenella Forster

Many congratulations to Fenella Forster on winning this award for her WW2 novel (the third in her Voyagers series). 'Kitty's Story' also earned an 'Honourable Mention' for its gorgeous cover design too. 

Click here for the 'Discovering Diamonds' book review and click here for book details or to order.

31 Oct 2017
Wonderful review for Magsie Hamilton Little's
"The Sky is on Fire"

The 'From a Yellow House' book blog describes Magsie's book as, "a fantastic journey ... an intriguing tale ... a fascinating read ...thought-provoking & timely ... truly challenges many Western perceptions ... well worth the read."

Click here to read the full review and click here for book details or to order.