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    The Strange Attraction of Books that Make Us Cry
    by Iona Grey
    2019/10/01  |  Features  |  

    Like most of us, I like to think I’m a fairly decent person – or at least at the right end of the spectrum between saint and Donald Trump. I know I could probably do better, but I do try to recycle assiduously (tearing the little windows out of envelopes …

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    The Christmas Wish List
    by Heidi Swain
    2019/09/19  |  Features  |  

    We’re so excited that the brand new novel by Heidi Swain, #TheChristmasWishList, is out now in both eBook and paperback, sitting on the shelves of bookshops and supermarkets up and down the country! To help get you in the mood for all things Santa related, here’s a couple of her …

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    Notes From The Cotswolds – It’s Been A Funny Old Year
    by Penny Parkes
    2019/09/17  |  Features  |  

    A year ago this week, I broke my head… Only days earlier, I remember wishing for a break, a few days to gather my thoughts after a long and busy summer. I guess the Universe had a different notion of a mini-break to mine, as I can promise you that …

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    SIMON & SCHUSTER UK STRIKE NEW DEAL WITH JOURNALIST CLAIRE FROST
    by SJV
    2019/09/05  |  Features  |  

    Simon & Schuster UK has acquired UK & Commonwealth rights to two new books from Fabulous assistant editor Claire Frost in a deal with Tanera Simons at Darley Anderson Literary Agency. Married at First Swipe, a commercial women’s fiction novel that navigates the highs and lows of online dating – …

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    The High Moments
    by Sara-Ella Ozbeck
    2019/09/03  |  Features  |  

    We are delighted to announce that in May 2020, we will publish the debut novel, The High Moments, of former fashion insider Sara-Ella Ozbek - a filthier, more candid The Devil Wears Prada and aimed at fans of ‘Fleabag’ and ‘Girls’. It’s very clear to us, here at @TeamBATC HQ, that women want to see …

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    Living My Best Life – (Going behind the filters and revealing what it’s really like to have a book published: Part 5)
    by Claire Frost
    2019/09/02  |  Features  |  

    Part 5 – It’s actually happening!!  Five years, hundreds of thousands of words and all the tears – both sad and happy – later, the day is almost upon us: yes, this week, my debut novel is finally hitting the shelves! The reviews are coming in, the blog tour starts …

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    Designing The Glittering Hour
    by Sian Wilson
    2019/08/16  |  Features  |  

    The Glittering Hour is one of those books that was a total gift to design. There are so many rich starting points: the opulent locations, the atmospheric period setting or the playful idea of the treasure hunt – it’s a designers’ dream to work on such a book and I …

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    The Love Child
    by Rachel Hore
    2019/08/15  |  Features  |  

    Introducing the UNMISSABLE new novel from Rachel Hore, Sunday Times bestselling author of Last Letter Home, The Love Child. Brilliantly evoking the changing attitudes of the time, The Love Child is a novel about love, family, separation, despair and hope, full of tenderness and deep feeling. ‘A gorgeous and deeply absorbing story’ TRACY REES …

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    Returning to the Star and Sixpence
    by Holly Hepburn
    2019/08/08  |  Features  |  

    There’s nothing quite like meeting up with old friends. You know the ones I mean – it might have been years since you hung out together but somehow it feels like just last week. They know who you snogged that time when the club was kicking out and it seemed …

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    Last Orders At The Star and Sixpence
    by Holly Hepburn
    2019/08/06  |  Features  |  

        Welcome to the fab Blog Tour for the brand new paperback from Holly Hepburn, #LastOrdersAtTheStarAndSixpence! Ice-cold drinks, summer sun and colourful characters – welcome to the perfect village pub!   Nestled in the quiet countryside sits the cosy village of Little Monkham, home of The Star and Sixpence, …