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

Powerful words: the inauguration, Brexit, Obama, and Winston Churchill
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Powerful words: the inauguration, Brexit, Obama, and Winston Churchill

At the inauguration today, Donald J Trump will say the thirty-five words that transform him from president elect into the 45th president of the United States of America. His first speech as president will carry more weight than anything he has said before, coming in the same week that Theresa May delivered her vision for a … Continue reading

Twenty-nine books later: Bloomsbury Reader’s mission to reissue all of H. E. Bates’ short stories and novellas is complete
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Twenty-nine books later: Bloomsbury Reader’s mission to reissue all of H. E. Bates’ short stories and novellas is complete

Day’s End and Other Stories, the first short story collection to be republished by Bloomsbury Reader, came out in May 2015, the beginning of a project to publish all of H. E. Bates’ short stories and novellas as ebooks. Two years and twenty-nine books later our mission is complete. Continue reading