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May 15 2014: Huge coverage for Mandy Smith

Mandy Smith, whose sensational memoir Cabin Fever is riding high in the bestseller lists, is generating huge interest. You can hear her being interviewed on BBC Newcastle at 12.45 this afternoon, 1.15pm on BBC Radio Birmingham, and this morning’s interview on BBC Tees should be online soon.



May 14 2014: Cabin Fever up to Number 11

Cabin Fever has reached #11 in the Amazon bestseller chart. It is also #2 in Movers and Shakers.



May 14 2014: Cabin Fever into Biography Top 10






















































May 14 2014: Coverage for Britannia

The launch of the powerful new historical novel Britannia: The Wall by Richard Denham and Mei Trow has been covered in the Winchester Observer.









































May 14 2014: Cabin Fever serialised in the Mail

Mandy Smith’s sensational memoir Cabin Fever is today serialised in the Daily Mail. The book is currently in the top 50 of both the ebook and paperback bestseller lists on Amazon.


‘I’d party around the world then come home smelling of trapped wind!’ What 10 years working as a Virgin air stewardess is REALLY like


Cabin Fever



May 09 2014: The Cabin Fever phenomenon continues

Following Mandy’s Smith’s appearance on This Morning, Cabin Fever is mentioned in Carol Midgley’s column in The Times:


Mile High Club: is it sexy or skanky?


Cabin Fever



May 08 2014: Cabin Fever in top 40 on Amazon Paid Kindle

Mandy Smith’s memoir Cabin Fever is currently


Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #36 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)



May 08 2014: Cabin Fever interview now online

Here’s the full video of Mandy Smith’s appearance on ITV’s This Morning:


Interview



May 08 2014: Cabin Fever remains in Amazon Top 50

Mandy Smith’s air hostess memoir Cabin Fever is continuing to generate huge media attention, including an appearance on ITV’s This Morning yesterday, and the book is still riding high in the Amazon Top 50 bestsellers.


Cabin Fever



May 08 2014: David Craig serialised in the Express

David Craig’s illuminating new consumer guide DON’T BUY IT! The tricks and traps salespeople use and how to beat them, recently published by Thistle, was serialised yesterday in the Daily Express.


Don’t fall into the salesman’s trap! 10 ways to avoid being ripped off


Don’t Buy It!



May 07 2014: Joff Sharpe on BBC Radio

Joff Sharpe’s full interview with Danny Pike is now available on the iPlayer (the start is about 75 minutes in).


Full interview



May 06 2014: Joff Sharpe writes for the Huffington Post

‘I was always a fan of the late General “Stormin’ Norman” Schwarzkopf, the US Army general who led Allied forces in the first Gulf War with the battle cry; “When in command, take charge!” And yet I’ve started to come across an increasing array of competent leaders doing the exact opposite. To be clear, I’m not talking about leaders who delegate and empower those lower down the food chain. What I’m talking about is the total abrogation of conventional forms of authority…’


The Art of Management by Doing Nothing


May 05 2014: Cabin Fever flying high

Mandy Smith’s sexy new memoir Cabin Fever is still flying high in the charts, having spent five days in the Amazon Top 50, reaching as high as #11.  The book was also serialised this weekend in The Sun.






















May 02 2014: Cabin Fever is bestseller

Mandy Smith’s air hostess memoir Cabin Fever, ghosted by Nicola Stow and recently published by Thistle, has moved into the Amazon Top 20 bestsellers.


The book is also ‘Pick of the Month’ in a major Australian bookstore chain.



May 01 2014: Nick Pope in the Sport

Nick Pope’s Encounter in Rendlesham Forest  is generating lots of publicity, and is currently the number one UFO book on Amazon.






































May 01 2014: Cabin Fever is Amazon Daily Deal

Mandy Smith’s sensational memoir Cabin Fever: The sizzling secrets of a Virgin air hostess… , recently published by Thistle, is today’s Amazon Daily Deal, available for just 99p.


News - June 2014


News - April 2014

News - May 2014



May 30 2014: 'Novel' up to #27

Lynne Barrett-Lee’s creative writing guide Novel, published by Thistle, is up to #27 in the Kindle chart.



May 29 2014: Lynne Barrett-Lee into Top 100

Lynne Barrett-Lee’s Novel, selected as today’s Amazon Daily Deal, has gone straight into the Top 100, and is currently at #73. The book is also at #3 in the ‘Movers and Shakers’ chart.



May 29 2014: Monica Porter on Newstalk

Monica Porter, the author of Raven: My year of dating dangerously…, was interviewed on Newstalk’s Moncrieff show. The full interview is now online.


Monica Porter interview (audio)



May 29 2014: Amazon Daily Deal for Lynne Barrett-Lee

Lynne Barrett-Lee’s creative writing guide Novel: Plan it. Write it. Sell it. is today’s Amazon Daily Deal, available for just 99p.



May 28 2014: 'Lestrade' remains in the Top 100

M J Trow’s detective mystery The Adventures of Inspector Lestrade, recently reissued by Thistle Publishing, remains in the Amazon Top 100.



May 27 2014: Britannia competition

The English Historical Fiction Authors website is currently running a competition to win copies of Britannia: The Wall, the new historical novel by Richard Denham and M J Trow.


Competition



May 27 2014: Nicholas Best launches Kindle Single

Nicholas Best’s new Kindle Single launches today. Point Lenana is a powerful and suspenseful story set in colonial Kenya. It is currently being promoted on the Kindle Singles front page.



May 27 2014: Monica Porter on Woman's Hour

Monica Porter’s interview on Woman’s Hour (BBC Radio 4) is now online.


Woman’s Hour (audio)


Monica’s memoir Raven: My year of dating dangerously… was first published by Thistle, and quickly became a bestseller, before being acquired by Head of Zeus.



May 26 2014: Cabin Fever is Travelodium Book of the Week

TRAVELODIUM BOOK OF THE WEEK: CABIN FEVER



May 25 2014: Spies Beneath Berlin moves into Top 20

David Stafford’s Spies Beneath Berlin, recently reissued by Thistle Publishing, has moved into the Amazon top 20. M J Trow’s The Adventures of Inspector Lestrade remains in the top 100.



May 23 2014: Mandy Smith on Studio 10

Mandy Smith’s TV interview with Australia’s Studio 10 is now available online.


The Secret Life Of An Air Hostess (video)



May 21 2014: More coverage for Cabin Fever

Mandy Smith will be interviewed this afternoon on BBC Yorkshire and News Talk Radio, as Cabin Fever continues to generate interest.



May 21 2014: Lestrade rises to #15

M J Trow’s The Adventures of Inspector Lestrade, recently reissued by Thistle Publishing, has reached #15 in the Amazon bestseller list.



May 20 2014: North American rights in Cabin Fever sold to Penguin

Penguin have bought North American rights in Mandy Smith’s bestselling memoir Cabin Fever



May 20 2014: More bestsellers for Thistle Publishing

M J Trow’s The Adventures of Inspector Lestrade is now up to #22 in the Amazon bestseller list, while Cabin Fever remains in the top 100.



May 20 2014: M J Trow into Amazon top 50

M J Trow’s The Adventures of Inspector Lestrade has moved into Amazon top 50 bestsellers, and is in the top 10 ‘Movers and Shakers’.



May 20 2014: Lots of coverage for Rendlesham

Nick Pope’s fascinating new UFO book Encounter in Rendlesham Forest is generating lots of interest, with pieces this week in the Ipswich Star, Felixstowe Star, and this below in the East Anglian Daily Times.




























May 20 2014: Cabin Fever on Sky News

Mandy Smith, author of the new bestseller Cabin Fever, was interviewed this morning on Sky News.























May 16 2014: David Craig writes for Gransnet

David Craig describes the underhand tactics of financial salespeople when approaching older customers, and the dangers of not talking about money with elderly relatives.


David’s fascinating new consumer guide Don’t Buy It!: The tricks and traps salespeople use and how to beat them is out now, published by Thistle.

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