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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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At Urbane we’re passionate about the books we publish, because we’re readers too! From ground-breaking debut fiction to business books, established thriller series and more, there’s something for everyone. Enjoy browsing our shelves….

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Every Urbane author has a story to tell, and not just the ones they write! From successful actors turned bestselling authors to incredibly talented debut novelists and ground breaking business leaders, Urbane is proud of the diverse range of writers it publishes, and the original and exciting collection of work their titles represent.

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Nick Parker talks with the ‘grandfather of tone of voice’, author John Simmons

What can we do to bring alive a brand in language? John Simmons tells all here

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Clare Johnston reveals her otherworldly premonitions

Author and journalist Clare Johnston shares the surprising inspiration behind her new novel From the Outside – a story of regret and redemption told from beyond the grave. Listen to more here

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Donate to Help Devilish Author Grow Moustache for Movember!

Jonathan Whitelaw raises hell (and grows a moustache) to raise money for Movember Foundation Fund to help change the face of men’s health. I wonder which moustache he’ll choose from the menu! Please donate here 

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