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Stolen Lives: Sandstone acquires hard-hitting book on slavery and human trafficking in Britain today

Sandstone Press has acquired World rights to Stolen Lives by Louise Hulland from Diana Beaumont at Marjacq Scripts, which will be published in September 2020. In this hard-hitting book, Louise Hulland exposes the scale of the slavery on the streets of Britain today. In examining the key aspects...

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Evenings with Evelyn

She thinks she’s the next Margaret Attwood. He’s not so sure. Peter Cunningham has reluctantly agreed to help his neighbour, Evelyn, get into writing fiction. Keep an eye on his blog each Thursday for writing tips from Peter and other bestselling authors, Evelyn's delicious recipes, and a...

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Rachel Ward: What Libraries Mean to Me

It's Libraries Week! A few days ago, author Rachel Ward tweeted about the importance of libraries. We really liked what she had to say. 280 characters isn't an awful lot to work with, so we asked Rachel if she'd be up for writing a bit more on the matter for the Sandstone blog. It turned out she...

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Exciting TV News! BBC Four acquires Wisting

Sandstone Press is delighted to learn that BBC Four has acquired the Norwegian crime series Wisting, which will air in the UK later this year. The series is based on two of prize-winning author Jorn Lier Horst’s internationally best-selling detective novels, The Hunting Dogs and The...

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The Actuality: Sandstone acquires 'powerful, atmospheric' speculative thriller

Sandstone Press has acquired rights for the UK & Commonwealth excluding Canada to Paul Braddon’s debut novel, The Actuality, from Joanna Swainson at Hardman & Swainson. The Actuality is a powerful, atmospheric speculative thriller set in a squalid, broken-down England a hundred years...

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