Books

22 February 2024

Why are we so fascinated by the 1980s? by Martine Bailey by Martine Bailey

I’m not surprised that Netflix’s Stranger Things is a huge success. The homage to small town America is littered with 80s nostalgia – teenage fads, cool nerdy stuff, vintage fashion ...

20 February 2024

Dare To Be Fair - The Must Read Book For Women Of All Ages Amanda Redman

“One of the biggest motivations for me writing my book was the fact that many women in their mid- 60s are retiring in relative poverty, or are having to continue ...

15 February 2024

7 Things I’d Like My Readers To Know About Me - Lorna Dounaeva

1) I love to get up at the crack of dawn I’ve always been an early riser. I prefer not to set an alarm, but I try to go to ...
14 February 2024

“Why having women in tech is essential as AI grows and develops”.

Sonal Shah firmly believes more women should be in the tech industry. In this personal piece she talks to Female First about the importance and the urgent need for female ...

14 February 2024

Things I Would Like To Share With My Readers by Kerry Barrett

There’s nothing I love more than a story. I come from a family of storytellers, and my Grandma always had a tale to tell – usually about her time as ...
6 February 2024

Seven Things I’d like my readers to know about me by Author Teri Terry

Author Bio:  Teri Terry is an award-winning, internationally bestselling author of thrillers for young adults and adults. She has lived in France, Canada, Australia and England at more addresses than ...
1 February 2024

Seven things I’d like my readers to know about me By Author Sorrel Pitts

1 The Shadowing Stones, where Callum’s body is found in Broken Shadows, really do exist. Their real name is The Devil’s Den. I first visited the den on horseback with ...
30 January 2024

She Chose Tech by Sonal Shah

Every now and then we feel that a book that is particularly good and very relevent may have not recieved the acclaim that it deserved. We have one here that ...

26 January 2024

Turning Cosy By Author Antony Johnston

I’ve been a professional writer for more than twenty-five years, and if you look at my past work you might be surprised to see I’m now writing cosy crime murder ...

25 January 2024

7 things I’ve learnt since starting a new career as a writer in my 50’s’ By Liz Webb

In my 50’s, during Covid, I changed jobs again. I’d originally worked as a stand-up comic, but had been a BBC radio-drama producer for ten years at that point. Then ...
17 January 2024

Five Things about the Detective Ellie Reeves series by Rita Herron

2. Why all the folklore? I’ve always been intrigued with southern storytelling and folklore of specific areas and places because they bring the culture and history alive and make the ...
16 January 2024

Tips to Keep Track of Your SFF Lore While Writing by C. L. Lauder

I write young adult sci-fi for two reasons: first and foremost, the idea that the Universe is populated elsewhere both excites and terrifies me (so I have to explore it!) ...
14 January 2024

The Garden of Lost Secrets by Kerry Barrett

1943 With her best friend having recently joined the Land Army and her mother lost in grief after the death of her father early in the war, Gloria is lonely. ...

14 January 2024

Trinity of Souls by Carl Bayley

After a near-fatal crash in the Scottish Highlands, Ben, an ex-army major with a passion for protecting the innocent, dreams of previous deaths. Visited by a mysterious stranger who puts ...
9 January 2024

Author Facts: 2 Romance Stigmas to be Grateful For By Kay Stephens

I have an embarrassing confession to make. As a fragile teenager, I used to carry around the great literary novels of our time and pretend to read them. From Aldous ...
22 December 2023

UK CHARITY KILLING CANCER KINDLY PUBLISH ANTI-CANCER VERSION OF THE 12 DAYS OF CHRISTMAS

A UK charity has published an ‘anti-cancer’ version of The 12 Days of Christmas to help Brits stay fit and disease-free for longer. Killing Cancer Kindly says its scientific take ...
18 December 2023

Book Preview The Saved by Liz Webb

Liz Webb's much-antcipated follow-up to The Daughter, The Saved, promises more thrills and chills on the fictonal but highly atmospheric Scottish island of Langer. A dark and twisty thriller that ...

18 December 2023

Six Steps To Parenting A Child With Hidden Disabilities

Naomi Simmons, author of new parenting guide Raising Kids With Hidden Disabilities: Getting It, provides expert advice on how best to raise and nurture your child when they have a ...
14 December 2023

A Checklist of Holiday Musts in NYC By Deirdre Gartner

Christmas in New York starts with the culmination of the annual Thanksgiving Day Parade as Santa arrives at Herald Square officially marking the most joyful, magical and fun-filled time of ...
13 December 2023

The Amber Mehir by Jonathan N. Pruitt

Jonathan N. Pruitt's debut novel, dark fantasy The Amber Menhir, has already achieved bestselling status within weeks of release, and upon reading it, you can understand why. For its journey ...
8 December 2023

Joan Lewis on Writing Fiction Based on Fact

When I set out to write the story of  Tina’s life in Because You Were There, I wanted to achieve two things. I not only wanted to inform as many ...
7 December 2023

Renita D'Silva 7 Things My Readers should know about me

Did you know that - I grew up in the picturesque village of Kallianpur near the coastal town of Mangalore, India. That - I now live in the UK, in ...
2 December 2023

A New Chapter: Making Finding a Literary Agent Your New Year's Resolution

As we enter December and the countdown to Christmas and the New Year begins, now is the time to start thinking about resolutions. For Britain’s growing number of wannabe J.K. ...

28 November 2023

Book Release: Because You Were There Joan Lewis

A stirring and compelling novel about the scandalous treatment of Windrush immigrants. In the 1960s and ‘70s a disproportionate number of black children who came to Britain were sent to ...