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Remaking a murderer: true-life double killer inspires novel

As a writer there are two ways of dealing with an astonishing true life story: you can simply dramatise it or you can make it into something completely different. When it came to the story of the Belfast double murderer Colin Howell and his accomplice Hazel Stewart, the makers of last year’s...

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Q&A with Sarah Tierney

In her debut novel, Making Space (Sandstone Press, £8.99), Sarah Tierney draws on her single twenties in south Manchester to ask why we hold onto things we don’t need and let go of the things we do. The author now lives with her husband and daughter in Derbyshire. Miriam is a TV...

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Sandstone Press appoint Taran Baker to Publishing Assistant, Sales

Sandstone Press has appointed Taran Baker to the newly created post of Publishing Assistant, Sales, based in the company’s head office in Dingwall. Taran will liaise with David Segrue Ltd on all aspects of sales in Britain and Ireland and provide data to overseas distributors and agents, as well...

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Radhika Swarup longlisted for the Authors' Club Best First Novel Award

The Authors’ Club has announced the longlist for the annual Best First Novel Award. The longlisted books are as follows: ALYS CONRAN, Pigeon (Parthian Books)  GUINEVERE GLASFURD, The Words In My Hand (Two Roads)  ROWAN HISAYO BUCHANAN, Harmless Like You (Spectre)  CHARLOTTE HOBSON,...

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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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