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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 always 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 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 established thriller series, 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, 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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Want to keep up-to-date with the very latest Urbane happenings? Then find the latest news here, follow our twitter feed at @urbanebooks, find us on Instagram at urbanepublications and join our mailing list below to receive our monthly newsletter.

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Clio Gray in The Scotsman

Author of the Scottish Mysteries, Clio Gray, features in the latest edition of The Scotsman with a fascinating article about the newly published book in the series, Hidden Pasts. You can see the article here clio grayscotsman

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Happy Valentine’s Day!

Yes, it’s that time of year again when card manufacturers make a mint and the person delivering the post gets a hernia. But this year ignore the choccies and flowers and treat yourself to a fabulous romance read! Urbane has a selection of titles reduced to 99p on Kindle for Valentine’s, and you’ll also see three of our romance books featured in the On Magazine best romance reads.

Romance isn’t dead, these books prove it, so bring a little extra love into your life 🙂

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Urbane teams up with Books etc

Urbane is thrilled to announce that it has teamed up with leading online bookseller Books etc to create a dedicated section for urbane titles and authors. So for all your Urbane book needs head over to Books etc

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