Park Reads: The Death of Ruth by Elizabeth Kata
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Park Reads: The Death of Ruth by Elizabeth Kata

Psychological thriller The Death of Ruth by Elizabeth Kata is now available in paperback, just in time for spring sunshine reading. We love a good lunchtime picnic here at Bloomsbury London HQ, so we took The Death of Ruth out for a park test drive.  After some extensive experimentation involving grass lounging,  fresh(ish) air breathing, and an engrossing readability … Continue reading

Spring is here! Life, romance and murder in the great British Countryside
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Spring is here! Life, romance and murder in the great British Countryside

There is something in the air around the Bloomsbury London Offices. Bedford Square is filling with hopeful sun-seeking lunchers, awkward transitional clothing is being experimented with, and hay fever is making a comeback; it’s official – Spring has sprung! Here at Bloomsbury Reader we are wistfully dreaming about hazy afternoons in the rolling British countryside … Continue reading

New Look for the Julia Probyn Mysteries Series by Ann Bridge
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New Look for the Julia Probyn Mysteries Series by Ann Bridge

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 … Continue reading

Random acts of kindness – Monica Dickens’ fiction reflected her dedication to helping others
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Random acts of kindness – Monica Dickens’ fiction reflected her dedication to helping others

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. Continue reading