Jul 31 2014: Mark Beech interview now online
Music critic Mark Beech’s interview with Dante Magazine is now online here. Mark’s new collection of journalism is published today.
Jul 31 2014: Odessa Dreams moves into Amazon Top 250
Shaun Walker’s fascinating piece of reportage, Odessa Dreams: The Dark Heart of Ukraine’s Online Marriage Industry has risen to #215 in the overall Kindle bestseller list.
Jul 29 2014: The Gold Mohur Tree into Amazon Top 40
Joyce Mackenzie’s moving debut novel The Gold Mohur Tree has reached #33 in the Amazon bestseller list.
Jul 28 2014: Great review for Nicholas Best
Nicholas Best’s recent Kindle Single Point Lenana has had a great review in the San Francisco Chronicle:
‘If this sounds like a Hollywood blockbuster in miniature -
Jul 28 2014: Vikie Shanks TV interview now online
Vikie Shanks’ TV interview with Ireland AM is now available online here. Vikie has been generating a huge amount of coverage for her inspiring new memoir Unravelled, recently published by Thistle.
Jul 28 2014: The Gold Mohur Tree is Kindle Daily Deal
Today’s Kindle Daily Deal is The Gold Mohur Tree, the powerful debut novel from Joyce Mackenzie. For one day only, the book will be available for just 99p.
Jul 25 2014: Great review for Desmond Seward
Desmond Seward’s Richard III has had a great review from BookReporter.
‘A colorful, authoritative biography that offers a definitive picture of both the age and the man.’
Jul 25 2014: Vikie Shanks' daughter writes for Gransnet
Pippa, the daughter of Unravelled author Vikie Shanks, has written a blog for Gransnet.
‘We hear from 13-
Jul 24 2014: Under a Croatian Sun is No.1 cricket book
Anthony Stancomb’s amusing expat memoir Under a Croatian Sun is the number one cricket book on Amazon.
Jul 24 2014: Vikie Shanks TV interview this morning
Vikie Shanks will be interviewed on Irish breakfast television on TV3 at 9.10am this morning.
Jul 23 2014: Vikie Shanks put forward for award
There was an additional editorial in Best magazine this week, praising the incredible example of Vikie Shanks, and inviting readers to nominate her for the magazine’s Bravest Women Awards.
Jul 23 2014: Best magazine feature for Unravelled
Best magazine has run a double-
Jul 17 2014: Amanda Foreman reviews The Lodger
Historian and broadcaster Amanda Foreman (author of Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire) has given a great review of Louisa Treger’s forthcoming debut novel The Lodger, which will be published in October by Thistle.
‘This is a sparkling debut full of passion and verve. Louisa Treger has written an enthralling historical novel about unconventional love, unrecognised genius, and the courage to turn heartbreak into art.’
Jul 17 2014: Great review for Burma's Spring in The Independent
‘In her memoir, Russell has written authoritatively of the changes that swept through Burma, yet she has done so by focusing on the stories of a series of individuals and looking at how their lives were affected by events. The portraits are insightful and moving… A richer, more nuanced picture of Burma than is often portrayed by a Western media.’
Jul 15 2014: GoodReads giveaway for Louisa Treger
You can win a copy of Louisa Treger’s exciting debut novel The Lodger through the GoodReads giveaway competition here.
Jul 15 2014: Cover reveal for Chloe Banks
We’re delighted to unveil the cover for Chloe Banks’ fantastic debut novel The Art of Letting Go.
Jul 14 2014: Vikie Shanks on BBC World Service
The inspiring Vikie Shanks will be interviewed on the BBC World Service this morning at 11am, promoting her memoir Unravelled, which was recently published by Thistle, and has been generating huge attention.
Jul 14 2014: Louisa Treger interview now online
Louisa Treger’s interview with BBC Radio Cornwall is now online. Louisa is promoting her upcoming debut novel The Lodger.
Full interview (begins at around 1hr 10mins)
Jul 14 2014: Camp X to air on History Channel
The Camp X documentary has its world premiere this evening on the History Channel
Jul 14 2014: Second extract for Ask A Silly Question
Sabotage Times has run a second extract from the hilarious Ask A Silly Question, by timewaster Frederick Facedass.
Jul 14 2014: Great review for Susan Ottaway
‘Ottaway is a gifted storyteller, rarely losing momentum and skillfully weaving family
strife, SOE bureaucratic problems and on-
Jul 12 2014: Britannia reaches #6 in Kindle chart
Britannia, the new historical novel by Richard Denham and M J Trow, has reached #6 in the Kindle bestseller list, after being selected as yesterday’s Daily Deal.
Jul 11 2014: Britannia is No.1 in Movers & Shakers
Historical novel Britannia, today’s Kindle Daily Deal, has gone straight to No.1 in the Movers & Shakers chart.
Jul 11 2014: Britannia is Daily Deal
The fantastic new historical novel Britannia: The Wall by Richard Denham and M J Trow has been selected as today’s Amazon Daily Deal, available for just 99p.
Jul 11 2014: Vikie Shanks interview now online
Vikie Shanks was interviewed this week by Talk Radio Europe about her inspiring new memoir Unravelled, which is selling extremely well. The full interview is now online here (it begins about halfway in).
Jul 10 2014: Louisa Treger begins publicity campaign
Louisa Treger, whose fantastic debut novel The Lodger will be published in October, will be interviewed this Friday at 4.15pm on BBC Cornwall, ahead of her appearance at the Penzance Literary Festival.
Jul 10 2014: Cabin Fever chosen for Kindle Select 25
Cabin Fever, recently published by Thistle, has been chosen for the Kindle Select 25. The full list can be found here.
Jul 09 2014: Ask a Silly Question extracted in Sabotage Times
The hilarious Ask a Silly Question, written by eBay timewaster Frederick Facedass (aka comedy writer Martin Hammond), has just been released by Thistle Publishing.
An extract is published today in the Sabotage Times.
Jul 05 2014: Katharine Quarmby in Britic magazine
Katharine is featured in the latest edition, as part of the promotion for her latest Thistle Single, The Priest, the Assassin, and Archduke Franz Ferdinand.
Jul 03 2014: Unravelled nears the Top 100
Vikie Shanks’ powerful new memoir Unravelled: The inspirational true story of a journey out of darkness, published yesterday by Thistle, is already up to #123 in the Amazon chart, and in the top 10 ‘Movers & Shakers’.
Jul 02 2014: Unravelled launches
Vikie Shanks today launched the publication of her memoir Unravelled with an appearance on ITV’s This Morning. The book has gone straight into the Top 10 ‘Movers and Shakers’ on Amazon.