Entries by Rebecca Stonehill

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Rejected for 25 years: Author Angela Marsons on her journey to success

Angela Marsons’s momentous journey from unknown author to best-selling crime writer since signing with Bookouture in September 2014 has been nothing short of astonishing. Her crime series, revolving around the nail-biting cases of D.I. Kim Stone have regularly topped the charts and thus far her books have been translated into fourteen language. Her books are […]

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Guest Post from Author Renita D’Silva

Five-time author Renita D’Silva is interviewed this week on her writing life and inspiration behind her bold, colourful novels that confront difficult and often taboo issues from within India, the country from which she hails and describes as “a land of disparities.” In her books, Renita explores the invisible threads and secrets that both bind families […]

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Uncovering Enid Blyton

Lauded and loathed in equal measure, since the 1950’s Enid Blyton’s books have been banned from many schools, libraries and homes for being anachronistic, sexist, xenophobic, elitist and racist, not to mention accusations of relentlessly recycled stories, hollow plots and Blyton herself being a ruthless self-promoter whilst exploiting her own children. Despite this, Blyton has entertained […]