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NEW RELEASES The quality speaks for itself Writers for Readers
Liz Fenwick
Cath Staincliffe
On being compared to Rosmunde Pilcher: I think it’s partly the Cornish thing, and the middle-class characters. I think A Cornish Stranger is more like Mary Wesley – an older woman looking back on her life.
A heart tugging story of loss and recovery
Fanny Blake, Woman & Home
[it] made me laugh out loud and cry a few times. I loved it
Novelicious
. . . the story is beautifully told with characters who reach out to you Sidmouth Herald
On reading: I love to read, I’m an unashamed addict and I get the jitters and can’t settle when I’m close to finishing a book and haven’t another one at hand. That usually necessitates a trip to the library or bookshop or some online browsing.
Real people, real problems . . . Staincliffe writes brilliantly and compassionately about things that matter. Seriously good Literary Review
Gritty, intelligent, humane and involving The Big Issue
An intelligent and emotionally engaging moral workout
The Daily Telegraph
Liz Fenwick was born in Massachusetts, moving to London before university and falling in love with an Englishman. A happily-married mother of three, she now lives in Dubai, but tries to spend as much time in Cornwall as possible. Her first novel, The Cornish House, was published in 2012, and has been translated into a number of different languages.
Brought up in Bradford, Cath Staincliffe is an award-winning novelist, radio playwright and creator of the ITV crime series Blue Murder. She has also written three books based on the Scott & Bailey TV series, and has been selected for the Specsavers Crime Thriller Book Club. She lives in Manchester, where many of her books have been set.
What we’re listening to . . .
Lucky Johnny is a gripping tale of survival against the odds, read by Gordon Griffin. Before the war, Johnny Sherwood was a professional footballer; by 1942, he was a POW in the Thai jungle. This memoir is based on an old manuscript found hidden away by his family after his death.
Read by the author Martha Long, Run Lily Run is a gritty saga of growing up in 1950s Dublin. A fiction debut from the bestselling author of the series of memoirs that includes Ma, He Sold Me For a few Cigarettes.
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