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    A DAY IN THE LIFE OF…. Clare Hey
    by SJV
    2020/04/22  |  Features  |  

    Next up in our series of A Day in the Life of features is @TeamBATC member, Publishing Director, Clare Hey! What does a Publishing Director do? I head up the fiction editorial team and am ultimately responsible for the fiction list. I oversee the strategy for the publishing as a whole, …

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    It’s The Secret Seaside Escape Publication Day!
    by Heidi Swain
    2020/04/14  |  Features  |  

    Publication days are always exciting, but especially so when I am whisking us off to somewhere brand new. I know lots of you have journeyed with me to Wynbridge and Wynthorpe Hall, Nightingale Square and the Grow-Well garden in Prosperous Place, but when I started planning this summer title, I …

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    Introducing… Perfect Tunes
    by Judith Long
    2020/03/05  |  Features  |  

    The perfect song. The biggest dream. The love of her life. Funny, wise, and tender-hearted, Perfect Tunes explores the fault lines in our most important relationships, and asks whether dreams deferred can ever be reclaimed. Cast your mind back to the early years of the new millennium. Jeans were bootcut and low-rise. …

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    We are the glorious counterbalance to this climate of hate…
    by Milly Johnson
    2020/03/04  |  Features  |  

    “We are the glorious counterbalance to this climate of hate”: Milly Johnson accepts the 2020 Outstanding Achievement Award from the Romantic Novelists’ Association. What an absolute honour this is. I can’t tell you what a dreamlike state I’m in.  I know it’s not a dream because I’m fully dressed and …

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    A DAY IN THE LIFE OF…. Judith Long
    by SJV
    2020/02/24  |  Features  |  

    Next up in our series of A Day in the Life of feature is @TeamBATC member, Editorial Assistant, Judith Long! What does an editorial assistant do? I work with more senior editors and their authors to get the texts of books ready to publish, as well as working on cover copy, …

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    Behind My One True North
    by Milly Johnson
    2020/02/17  |  Features  |  

    I’ve been asked a few times where the one big idea came from for My One True North and I can’t tell you. So there you have it!  All I know is that I had a few ingredients that I wanted to throw into the pot, a sort of literary …

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    The Minute I Saw You
    by SJV
    2020/02/14  |  Features  |  

    We are delighted to introduce you to the brand new novel from the Sunday Times bestselling author Paige Toon. The perfect summer read for 2020! Some people believe that it’s possible to fall in love simply by gazing into another person’s eyes . . . When Hannah and Sonny meet, a spark ignites that …

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    My One True North
    by SJV
    2020/02/12  |  Features  |  

    Laurie and Pete should never have met. But fate has pushed them together for a reason. Six months ago, on the same night, Laurie and Pete both lost their partners. Struggling to manage the grief, they join the same counselling group – and meet each other. From their sadness, Pete …

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    The Secret Seaside Escape
    by SJV
    2020/02/10  |  Features  |  

    We’re so excited to introduce you to the brand new novel by Heidi Swain, #TheSecretSeasideEscape, out in eBook and paperback edition now! Escape to the seaside with the brand new novel from Heidi Swain, the Sunday Times bestselling author of feel-good women’s fiction! Tess Tyler needs a break. Weighed down by her …

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    by SJV
    2020/01/30  |  Features  |  

    We are super excited to announce that we will be hosting a Romantic Novelists’ Association #DigitalOriginals open submission day (#RNANWSOneDay) exclusively for members of the New Writers’ Scheme, enabling authors to bypass the traditional route to publishing and submit, for the first time, directly to us. We are inviting members of …