Crossed Paths by Graham Ashworth

BOOK REVIEW: Crossed Paths

By Graham Ashworth Lock Publishing, paperback, £7.99 There is quite a cast in this novel, but Rossendale author Graham Ashworth handles them with consummate skill...
The Pie at Night by Stuart Maconie

BOOK REVIEW: The Pie at Night

By Stuart Maconie, Ebury Press, paperback, £16.99 This is the author’s view of life in the North when it comes to entertainment, food, culture, sport...
Forest of Bowland

Fit for a Queen… Beautiful Bowland

A writer and a photographer have joined forces to highlight the beauty and character of the Forest of Bowland, one of North’s scenic gems...
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BOOK REVIEW: Whistling in The Dark

By Shirley Hughes Walker Books, Hardback, £9.99 An excellent feel for a city living under the blitz during the Second World War, and how it...
Lancaster History Tour by Jon Sparks

BOOK REVIEW: Lancaster History Tour

By Jon Sparks Amberley Publishing, Paperback, £6.99 Here is an attractively produced guided tour of Lancaster. Jon Sparks has managed to craft an unusual book...
Bradford Remembers 1914-1918 by Dr Kathryn Hughes

BOOK REVIEW: Bradford Remembering 1914-1918

By Dr Kathryn Hughes in association with the Peace Museum UK (Bradford) The History Press, paperback, £12.99 The author is to be praised for the...
A Summer Promise - by Katie Flynn

BOOK REVIEW: A Summer Promise

By Katie Flynn Arrow, paperback, £6.99 Following the lives of four friends in the period leading up to and during the Second World War...
Genealogy

Sifting Through the Smiths – Genealogy

By Steven J Smith We all have family legends that weave their way into our genealogies, and many of us feel the urge to “get...
Walking Away

BOOK REVIEW: Walking Away by Simon Armitage

By Simon Armitage Faber & Faber, Hardback, £16.99 The 630-mile walk called the South West Coast Path is not for Sunday strollers. It is a...
Never Say Sorry

BOOK REVIEW: Never Say Sorry by Rose Edmunds

By Rose Edmunds The Book Guild, Paperback, £9.99 Reporter Claudia Knight could not believe her luck when she was set on the trail of a...