Barnabas Tew: Blog Tour

Barnabas Tew and the Case of the Missing Scarab by Columbkill Noonan Barnabas Tew, a detective in Victorian London, is having a hard time making a name for himself, probably because most of his clients end up dead before he can solve their cases. His luck is about […]

My Life in a Gif

I’ve had a few of my health problems raise their ugly heads higher than usual recently, so to make life a bit easier,  I set a couple of posts to go automatically, but for some reason they didn’t get uploaded. Damned annoying. Hence the recent silence on Heartshaped. […]

‘Lost’ Bronte Manuscripts

‘Lost’ manuscripts of Charlotte Brontë to be published According to The Bookseller, the UK’s publishing trade magazine, ‘The Brontë Society is marking its debut as a publisher with a title featuring two unpublished manuscripts by Charlotte Brontë, found in a book belonging to her mother. Written in the Jane Eyre author’s […]

Waterstones Announce Winner

2018 Waterstones Children’s Book Prize Waterstones have announce the winners of this years prize, and what three fantastic books they are. Every year since Ottakar’s (remember them?) started the prize, the longlist titles have always been great. The short list is inevitably fantastic, voted from the longlist by […]