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Tuesday 12th Feb 2013

A great spread in The Times (T2) revealing Susie Boniface as the author of The Diaries of a Fleet Street Fox and including a great extract of the book.


A great week for M.C Beaton having been named as the number 3 most borrowed author in libraries across the UK. Her success was mentioned in The Bookseller and she got a great profile in the Telegraph. 

In addition to this, her leading lady, Agatha Raisin, is listed as one of’s Top 5 Most Interesting Detectives. 

Beaton’s Marrying Harriet was reviewed on 


A Treacherous Likeness by Lynn Shepherd was reviewed in the Spectator as part of their crime roundup ‘it’s stimulating and hugely fun – even brilliant!’  The Spectator has also commissioned Lynn Shepherd to make a quiz on the Young Romantics which is now live here

'A real page turning treat' Book Oxygen review and love A Treacherous Likeness 

Lancashire Evening Post gave A Treacherous Likeness 9/10  ‘An intelligent, revealing story which excites in the sheer power of its possibility’

My Favourite Five Fictional Monsters by Lynn Shepherd in NewBooks Magazine this month. 

Lynn has been interviewed by Female First, Foyles, and Bloomberg have confirmed that they will be interviewing her about her move from the city into writing novels (due to run after 21st February)

A Treacherous Likeness has also received some fantastic blog reviews, including: Bibliomouse ‘This is turning into a brilliant series’, The Little Reader Library ‘This is another lovely, richly imagined historical mystery novel’ and Acommonreader ‘Very skilfully written’


The Man From Primrose Lane by James Renner was reviewed in SFX MagazineThe book is certainly engrossing, entertainingly complex and worth a read

It is also the Book of the Month on SF Book Reviews 

The Man from Primrose Lane is exceptional; demanding, bold and yet with a underlying subtlety that belies its power, it will hook you in and make you watch - a thrilling mystery that manages to hit all the right notes.’

MyShelf also reviews The Man From Primrose Lane ‘Most books have a beginning, middle and an end but this is one of those that plays with that idea … groundbreaking stuff, and well worth reading’ 


The Girl Who Fell Beneath Fairyland and Led the Revels There by Catherynne M Valente was reviewed in the Financial TimesThe strength of this fable for all ages lies in its droll tone and witty moralising. It is also stuffed with extraordinary and indomitable female characters

It also received a great review on Miss this at your peril


Charlie Mortimer, author of Dear Lupin, wrote a lovely piece in the Daily Mail on his waywardness as a teenager at Eton.


Jennifer Egan, author of A Visit from the Goon Squad, wrote on Sylvia Plath in the GuardianI had never encountered a narrative voice so much like the one inside my head: fluttery, self-conscious, goody, melodramatic’


Starburst Magazine gives Among Others by Jo Walton 8 out of 10 stars  ‘For anyone looking for something a little different, Among Others is a captivating read that will stay with you for quite some time after you turn the final page’

Buzz Magazine also reviewed Among Others calling it ‘A heart-warming read

Another review on I loved experiencing the story


Julie Meyer, author of Welcome to Entrepreneur Country, wrote a piece for First Voice.


Paul Doiron’s The Poacher’s Son was reviewed in Mystery PeopleHere it is, still only January, and already I feel I've read one of the very best crime novels of the year… excellent… I loved this book…I am now Doiron’s Number One Fan’


The Circus by James Craig was reviewed on's gritty... there's a real sense that this - or something very like it - could well be true’





Everyday Lebanese Cooking by Mona Hamadeh will be featured in a great spread in Guild Life in a few weeks time.

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