Alex Lake on the idea that sparked AFTER ANNA

I’m a big fan of psychological thrillers, in particular when they have a domestic feel – the ‘this could happen to me’ element – and I wanted to write a novel in that vein. Something gripping, but which felt real. For a while I’d had a few different ideas,… Read More

Torn Books and Other Secrets by Alexandra Burt

With all the bookstores, Kindles, and wireless downloads, it’s almost impossible to imagine books were hard to come by in the small town in Germany where I grew up. I devoured them all; the hardcovers with their pages stuck together, the bent paperbacks covered in dust, most… Read More

Fall Back in Love with Reading: Helena’s Picks

This autumn we wanted to talk about the books that have made us fall back in love with reading. So we’ve hijacked the American autumnal terminology and have asked ourselves what were the books that saved us from our reading slump. Even publishing folks can find themselves burned out on… Read More

3-for-2 on Crime & Thriller at Kobo

Last week on Facebook we shared our first round of picks from the Kobo Crime Sale on this month. Are you ready for the second offense? From now through October 21st, you can get three eBooks for the price of two. Another nail in the coffin as… Read More

Happy Publication to FOR REASONS UNKNOWN by Michael Wood

Wishing a very happy publication day to author Michael Wood whose debut thriller For Reasons Unknown has hit UK e-tailers today! Some seriously shining reviews have already been rolling in from early readers, and we are pleased to have Michael following up his Q&A from last… Read More

Author Q&A with Michael Wood

What drew you to the world of crime? I’ve always been a big fan of crime fiction novels ever since I moved on to adult fiction at a young age. As a journalist I have covered many court cases which I find absolutely fascinating. There are many angles… Read More

Q&A with THE BAD THINGS author Mary-Jane Riley

What drew you to the world of crime? Great crime writing! It’s full of wonderful, twisty plots and characters – and I also like seeing how ordinary people react in extraordinary situations. Also, I have written many news stories about criminal acts and, believe me, some of them are… Read More