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Monthly archive for October 2014

Three’s Company for New Authors

Heather Shaw, Freda Bowman and Alva de Chiro, all published by Bannister Publications, appeared at the at the forthcoming  Holymoorside and Walton Arts Festival on 8 November 2014, presenting a talk entitled ‘Three’s Company. The authors enjoyed meeting their reading public and signing their books, which were available at special Festival prices.  

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Alfie says – Name That Mouse!

Alfie says - Name That Mouse!

‘Alfie’s Story’ is aimed at children up to 7-8 years, and is a wonderful book for bedtime story reading with Mum, Dad or the grandparents, or as a help in early learning. It tells the story of Alfie, ‘a little black cat who once was lost but one day found a new home and new friends’. Author Sue Wilkins based the story on

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The Mulberry Fugue

The Mulberry Fugue

‘The Mulberry Fugue’, by Heather Shaw is a why-dun-it? We rarely understand the complex reasons behind the actions of others. This story brings together four characters whose lives intersect on Romney Marsh, a place where wetland becomes field, field becomes coast. Each of them must deal with the past before the past deals with them. For the past five years, Heather’s writing has

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New Short Stories – ‘Acts of Consequence’

New Short Stories - 'Acts of Consequence'

‘Acts of Consequence’, by Alva de Chiro is a collection of stories which trace the routes from act to consequence. Ranging from Samir, whose days are spent in Petra creating sand pictures, to the wife who gets her way with ‘Tasty Persuasions’, and to the unsavoury Clown, whose real character hides behind the grease-paint, Alva’s characters provoke empathy and distaste in equal measure

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A Question of Choice

A Question of Choice

‘A Question of Choice’, by Freda Bowman concerns the real life story of Mary Ann Mason, born around 1820 to a working class family in Cromford, Derbyshire. Mary’s path crossed that of a Thomas Bateman, a pioneering archaeologist, and heir to a grand hall and large estate in Middleton-by-Youlgreave. An intense relationship developed between them, compromised by the inconvenient fact that Mary was

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Pasta and Plantains now shipping from the USA

Pasta and Plantains now shipping from the USA

David Markay’s book, ‘Pasta and Plantains’ has been very well received by readers in the UK and abroad, notably in Italy, where David gathered the material for the book. A Methodist pastor, David and his wife Kristin spent seven years as ministers to two inter-cultural congregations in Milan, Italy, from 2004 to 2011. David also has a strong following in the USA – he is a US citizen and a graduate of

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Alfie’s Story outstrips sales expectations!

Alfie's Story outstrips sales expectations!

Alfie’s Story was published on 22 September 2014 and sold 300 copies within 20 days! This charming, large format book has immediate appeal to children up to age 7. It’s an ideal ‘bedtime book’ for parents to share with a child, or as a text for early leaning. With 32 pages, the book features full-page illustrations on each page together with simple four-line, rhyming

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