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    #LoveLamLibOneDay
    by SJV
    2021/01/11  |  Features  |  

    Simon & Schuster are delighted to announce that they will be hosting a Lambeth Libraries #DigitalOriginals #OneDay open submission day (#LoveLamLibOneDay) exclusively for residents of the London Borough of Lambeth, enabling authors to bypass the traditional route to publishing and submit, for the first time, directly to their editorial team. S&S are …

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    A Taste of Home
    by SJV
    2021/01/07  |  Features  |  

    We’re so excited to introduce you to the brand new novel by Heidi Swain, #ATasteOfHome, publishing in April 2021, and here’s Heidi to tell you all about it! It is always a pleasure to be asked to write a few words about a new release and this time around it …

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    A Beautiful Spy
    by SJV
    2021/01/04  |  Features  |  

    We are delighted to introduce you to the brand new novel out now in hardback, eBook and audio, from Rachel Hore, #ABeautifulSpy. Minnie Gray is an ordinary young woman. She is also a spy for the British government. It all began in the summer of 1928… Minnie is supposed to …

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    The House Beneath The Cliffs
    by SJV
    2021/01/04  |  Features  |  

    We are delighted to introduce you to The House Beneath The Cliffs, the beautifully moving novel publishing in Summer 2021 from Sharon Gosling. Anna moves to Crovie, a tiny fishing village on the Moray Firth, for a fresh start. But when she arrives, she realises her new home is really …

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    The Other Daughter
    by SJV
    2021/01/04  |  Features  |  

    We are delighted to introduce you to the debut novel from Caroline Bishop, #TheOtherDaughter, out now in eBook, paperback and eAudio. ‘Set amid a stunning Swiss backdrop, this intricate novel – written by Caroline Bishop – tells the story of Jessica and offers a look at the ongoing women’s rights …

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    Flappy Entertains
    by Santa Montefiore
    2020/11/24  |  Features  |  

    I’m so excited about Flappy! I mean, don’t we all need cheering up? We’ve been living through the most depressing of times. We need to laugh. We need to be entertained; and Flappy is the person to do it. At least, she did it for me. Back in April, during …

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    The Long Way Home
    by SJV
    2020/11/23  |  Features  |  

    We are so thrilled to reveal the jacket for the brand-new novel from Fanny Blake. Fanny is new to Simon & Schuster, but will be familiar to many readers as the author of emotionally rich novels about women taking control of their lives and seizing the day. This new novel, …

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    The Beginner’s Guide To Loneliness
    by SJV
    2020/10/26  |  Features  |  

    As you will remember, we bought not one, but TWO debut novels from our #DigitalOriginals #OneDay2019 open submissions day… so it’s with huge excitement that we can now proudly introduce you to the second… *drum roll* INTRODUCING… The Beginner’s Guide to Loneliness by Laura Bambrey The second book that made us …

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    A Family Reunion
    by Patrica Scanlan
    2020/10/26  |  Features  |  

    I never really know what sorts of books I’m going to write, nor do I have any plan for a book, preferring to wait for an idea to come to me, in some way, shape or form, when I least expect it. Some of my best ideas have come to …

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    Three’s A Crowd
    by SJV
    2020/10/26  |  Features  |  

    I’m DELIGHTED to announce that we’ve already bought not one, but TWO novels from our #DigitalOriginals #OneDay2020 open submissions day held in July! My timeline was bursting at the seams with over a hundred pitches, and I ended up calling in a record number of entries, but there were two very …