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Black Friday Book Sale!

It's Black Friday, so we thought we'd share some of the best deals on Sandstone paperbacks with you! Here are some great fiction and non-fiction titles for under a fiver on Amazon. If you're struggling for ideas for books as Christmas presents, read on! Dark Branches: £1.51 Strange and...

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On the blog: Ant & Bea tour round-up

If you follow us on Twitter (or read our newsletter, or follow us on Instagram...), you'll know that Ant & Bea have been on tour over the past two weeks! While we've just published Dead Stock, the second book in the series, we wanted to introduce more readers to Ant & Bea with book one,...

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On the blog: Ant and Bea on Tour

To celebrate the publication of Rachel Ward's new Ant and Bea mystery, Dead Stock, Ant and Bea are on tour! We kicked things off on Monday with a live event at Blackwell's in Edinburgh featuring Rachel, along with local crime writers William McIntyre and Lesley Kelly. Since then we've moved...

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On the Blog: Peter Cunningham on Writing

Happy publication day to Peter Cunningham! The new paperback edition of Acts of Allegiance is out now, which means it's available online and from all good bookshops. We're delighted to have him on the blog today to discuss his writing process. When I set out to write a novel – the beginning...

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Rebecca Ley wins The Guardian's Not the Booker Prize 2018

Rebecca Ley has been named the winner of the Guardian Not the Booker Prize 2018 for her dystopian debut novel, Sweet Fruit, Sour Land. The public vote went to Raising Sparks by Ariel Kahn, but the judges votes for Sweet Fruit, Sour Land overruled the public in what has been called a...

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