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An accidental thriller: Stronger Than Skin

All books should be thrillers, shouldn’t they? Of a kind? Even the novels of Brontes. Even those of Jane Austen (Will they get all the daughters married off before penury overtakes them) I’m being a bit facetious, but only a bit. I do believe all decent books need to have some propulsion, some...

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Sandlands longlisted for The Edge Hill Short Story Prize

Organisers of Edge Hill University’s 11th annual Short Story Prize are delighted to announce the longlist for 2017. The list includes well established authors such as Mark Haddon (The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time), Susan Hill (The Woman in Black, The Mist in the...

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The Saltire Society's 'Outstanding Women of Scotland' 2017

Ten women have been inducted into the Saltire Society's "Outstanding Women of Scotland" hall of fame. Arctic explorer Myrtle Simpson, forensic scientist Dame Sue Black and singer Horse McDonald were honoured at Glasgow Women's Library. Theatre critic Joyce McMillan and political activist...

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An interview with Ajay Close

Ajay Close Daughter of Lady Macbeth Q & A What’s the novel about? The Daughter of Lady Macbeth follows Freya, her husband Frankie and her mother Lilias over a turbulent few months. Frankie’s hold on his job as a TV sports presenter is under threat from an ambitious younger...

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We're Hiring!

SANDSTONE PRESS LIMITED PUBLISHING ASSISTANT, SALES Would you like to work for an independent literary publisher? Based in the beautiful Highlands of Scotland, we work with authors and associates across the world. Publishing graduates and booksellers with relevant industry...

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