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Urbane Publications is one of UK’s fastest growing independent publishers, committed to the discovery and publication of the books and authors you – and we – want to read.

Words and ideas have the power and potential to excite, involve, inspire – and we live them at Urbane Publications. This is a journey of discovery – finding new voices, redefining genres, and engaging with a knowledgeable, enthused and energetic group of writers and business people to publish the best books possible.

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So… does the Historical Novel Society consider Wyld Dreamers one of theirs???

This novel opened with a great sense of nostalgia for reviewer Sally Zigmund, as she was drawn straight back to her youth; the fashions, the food and especially the records on the turntable, all came rushing back to her. Oh, the nostalgia… which brings her to the question of whether Wyld Dreamers can be called historical fiction following the HNS’s definition?? Read on, all is revealed here…!

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Eat Less gets the thumbs up in the Sun!

Natasha Harding, book reviewer for the Sun gives Eat Less the thumbs up with her 4 star review!

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Our very own Brexit in Fiction James Silvester features in The Japan Times

The genre — dubbed “Brex-lit” by the Financial Times — spans dystopian visions based on the angst of europhiles and more reflective novels probing the apparent divides.

“Brexit influenced me enormously and the book is very much a reaction against it,” said James Silvester, whose “Blood, White and Blue” debut claims to be the first “post-Brexit” novel. Read more here

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