We have new beautiful paperback editions of classic crimes The Glimpses of the Moon and Frequent Hearses by Edmund Crispin. As it is Classics in September over at Crime Fiction Lover, we thought it would be fun to give some of these classic crimes away to their readers. Go over to Crime Fiction Lover for a chance to win a copy!
We are excited to publish Victoria and Albert by Hector Bolitho. Charting the passionate relationship of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert, Bolitho examines how their loving and forward-thinking union propelled Britain into a golden age of innovation, conquest and social reform. Originally published in 1938, we are pleased to be bringing classic biography to a …
According to Robin Hanbury-Tenison writing in Country Life magazine, my father Robert Crisp’s book Zen and the Art of Donkey Maintenance is ‘the perfect antidote to the cares of the world and an opportunity to indulge all latent escapist desires.’
We have a gorgeous new look for The Julia Probyn Mysteries series by Ann Bridge. In Julia – journalist, amateur sleuth, occasional spy – Bridge has created a heroine that charms and amuses in equal measure. Wife to a diplomat, Bridge draws on her experiences brushing shoulders with royalty and politicians across the globe. Set …
It is random acts of kindness day, and as the news continues to reveal a pretty turbulent world, it feels especially relevant this year. Sometimes it’s good to stop, take a breath, and think about the little things you can do to positively impact those around you. Monica Dickens, great granddaughter to Charles Dickens, took this one step further.
Whether you are in a relationship, single, heartbroken, or giddy with happiness to be on your own, this is the time of year where the world won’t let you forget it.
There is certainly something in the air – oily, gritty, and agitated. Is it fear, hope, social hysteria? Maybe it’s just the high levels of pollution hovering over London right now… Whatever it is, people are not sure what to expect. Perhaps science fiction can help!
As winter fog and frost grips our offices in London, we at Bloomsbury Reader are stocking up for a weekend of blankets, hot water bottles, and excellent books.