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
Barbara Lamplugh's latest novel was inspired by real experiences of women during and after Spain's Civil War. Read the article here.
We bring you, courtesy of the author's biggest fan, a preview of the audio to come of From the Outside... Tune in, lie back and enjoy
Check it out here and be sure to pump up the volume! And then pre-order the book!
“A remarkably moving novel about love, loss, and family that spans three generations and almost 80 decades” – a CUB must-read!
The topics of family and family secrets are explored in great detail in this novel, and it became very tense at times, particularly towards the end of the book as family connections are uncovered. The ending is bittersweet as the truth is unveiled and the novel concludes in an appropriate manner...
Urbane’s Publishing Director, Matthew Smith, interviewed by Saint Mark’s Florence ahead of his lecture in May on all things publishing!
In the coming weeks, we will be interviewing the panel from this year’s Publishing Day on 11th May 2019: Urbane Publications Director Matthew Smith, Bookouture associate Publisher Kathryn Taussig, Literary Agent Katharine Sands, Literary Agent Greg Messina, and Author Victoria Brownlee. Read the full interview here
Reviewer Louise Fligman: "Overall, Time’s Tide is a moving exploration of the relationship between father and son. It considers the passage of time and loss, and how the passing of the years does nothing to quell grief. Set in a picturesque landscape, you will be geographically and emotionally transported. Read the whole review here.
What’s your most favourite thing about being an author? I love being an author. I can create a place, populated by characters and wonderful locations. It’s like creating my own world where I control the actions of my people, their dreams and ambitions. I give them dilemmas, emotions and difficulties...
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...