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Dorothy Koomson When I Was Invisible Sainsbury’s Magazine Author with Jo Rees

03 Aug 2016

  Dorothy Koomson When I Was Invisible Sainsbury’s Magazine Author with Jo Rees  Internationally-acclaimed author, Dorothy Koomson never shies away from tackling heart-rending issues in her novels. Jo Rees caught up with her to discuss her latest,When I Was Invisible. It’s a real page-turner about two childhood friends with almost identical names who think that they’ll…

SECRET DIARY of a BBC Secretary PORTLAND PLACE Sarah Shaw on Radio Gorgeous

02 Jul 2016

Portland Place SARAH SHAW – SECRET DIARY of a BBC Secretary on Radio Gorgeous “Savile was a creep, just horrid.” Sarah Shaw’s 1971 diary  Sarah Shaw started off writing a blog about her life as a secretary at the BBC in the early 70’s. Then a publisher snaffled her and here is the book for us…

Rosie Millard The Square – Hi Jinks in North London

10 Nov 2015

Journalist and broadcaster Rosie Millard has turned novelist. With no time to do additional research, Rosie Millard set her novel in a milieu she knows, a pretty London square very much like her own. Although she is a bit like the thin, blonde Jane (she was the one who called her a massive bitch!) she…

Ruth Dugdall Nowhere Girl Author talks KIDNAPPING & BURSARIES

Ruth Dugdall Nowhere Girl

Being a trailing spouse has its benefits: when Ruth Dugdall, former probation officer and mother of two moved to Luxembourg for her husband’s job, she realised that Luxembourg was a potential kidnapping haven (surrounded as it is by 4 countries and sea) and conceived of her 5th book. She also talks about how the Luke Bitmead Bursary changed her life.

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HOT Summer Reads with Sasha Grey and Fiona Walker/Win a publishing Contract with PIATKUS

10 Jul 2013

Show length:  51 mins PROBLEMS with LISTENING/STREAMING TRY THIS LINK GORGEOUS READS Josephine and Donna chat about their favourite books and the first grown up book they ever read. They also suggest book choices for this summer. PIATKUS ENTICE WRITING Competition We’ve teamed up with Piatkus Entice, pioneers of romance digital publishing, to offer you…