Andrea Dunbar

IN PICTURES: Bradford Literature event celebrating the life and works of Andrea Dunbar

On the Saturday 1st July we attended "Andrea the Writer" an event that examined how Andrea Dunbar captured the humour, humanity and hope of...

Yorkshire author, Lynda Stacey’s highly acclaimed debut, House of Secrets out today

Stacey's Secret's Out We are delighted to announce that the paperback edition of Yorkshire author, Lynda Stacey's highly acclaimed debut, House of Secrets is out...
four mums in a boat

Four mums in a boat naked across the ocean

Four naked women rowing a boat across the ocean... what a mental picture that conjures up, and what a dream for the headline writers. In...

Tales from the Turf’s former groundsman, Roy Oldfield

By Dave Thomas Through the 70s and 80s he worked in all weathers, 12 months a year, often thanklessly, mostly scrimping and scraping trying to...
Streets of Darkness

BOOK REVIEW: Streets of Darkness by A. A. Dhand

“Outstanding – relentless, multi-layered suspense and real human drama make this a crime debut to relish” Lee Child. “This up to the minute debut is...
book review the single soldier

BOOK REVIEW: The Single Soldier by George Costigan

Actor, George Costigan has recently released his debut novel The Single Soldier. Described as “A magnificent, big beast of a book,” by playwright, musician...
Birdwatching walks in Bowland

Birdwatching walks in Bowland

The Forest of Bowland boasts Lancashire’s most beautifully dramatic landscapes, recognised by more than half of century as a designated Area of Outstanding Natural...
book review Kitchen Memories

BOOK REVIEW: Kitchen Memories by Elizabeth Drury and Philippa Lewis

Kitchen Memories by Elizabeth Drury and Philippa Lewis The National Trust, Paperback, £8.99 BUY THIS BOOK As the television beats our brains out with one...
Pastures New

BOOK REVIEW: Pastures New by Jenny Palmer

This is very much Jenny Palmer’s personal story so it is a bit parochial in the sense that it stays with her and the...
The Honey Trap

BOOK REVIEW: The Honey Trap by Mary Jayne Baker

By Mary Jayne Baker, HarperImpulse, Paperback, £7.99 BUY THIS BOOK Bingley author Mary Jayne Baker’s debut novel is a cleverly crafted tale with an unusual,...