Author Picks: Mavis Cheek’s Halloween Reads

With a week and a half left until Halloween, we’ve asked Mavis Cheek, author of Parlour Games, for her favourite spooky reads to suit the season.

 



Out Now: The Devil and Her Son

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We are thrilled to announce that July 11th saw the release of The Devil and Her Son, the third of the ‘lost’ Margery Allingham novels written under her thriller pseudonym, Maxwell March. Margery Allingham, queen of golden age crime, is revered for her detective mysteries involving traditional British sleuth, Albert Campion. But there’s another side to […]

 



Publishing Internship at Ipso Books

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Ipso Books is seeking an intern for a full time, paid position. The internship will last one month, with an option to extend. The digital publishing arm of Peters Fraser & Dunlop, we’re a small team so the successful candidate will be integral part of what we do. It’s a fast paced and very varied […]

 



Released today – Helen Slavin’s ‘The Ice King’

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Today marks the release of Helen Slavin’s exciting new novella, The Ice King. We are particularly thrilled as The Ice King is the first piece of new fiction to be released by Ipso and is a sign of great new things to come from this inventive, imaginative author. When Vanessa Way leaves home in search of adventure and, dare she say […]

 



Happy Publication day to Bear Grylls

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Today marks the release of the new Beck Granger Adventure by Bear Grylls – Mission Typhoon. Mission Typhoon is the first in the Beck Granger Adventure series that Ipso Books is delighted to be publishing, the second in the series, Mission Dragon, will be published at the end of the month. This action packed adventure […]

 



Richard Creasey tells us how his father, John Creasey, first became a writer

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The story of how John Creasey, author of over 500 crime novels, first became a writer is a brilliant one. Who better to tell us about it than his son, Richard Creasey. “So, couple of stories. The first one is 1938/39 Christmas and Dad was struggling to get full length novels written and he had to […]

 



The FutureBook round-up

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FutureBook Estates Manager at literary agency Peters Fraser and Dunlop, Camilla Shestopal, has kindly passed on her notes on the Future Book Conference last Friday for all those who missed it…   Opening key notes from four speakers: Annette Thomas from Springer Nature Stephen Page from Faber Susan Jirevocs from Pottermore Akala – Musician, Writer/Poet   […]

 



Future Book Webinar – ‘What e-book plateau?’

As part of The Bookseller’s Future Book 2015, Ipso Books’ Robert Caskie joins other industry professionals to discuss the e-book. Hear it here –   http://ll4.workcaststr.net/10461/5946592438991556/10461_22906_1_2015111715302088.mp4 For more information, visit The Bookseller website.

 



Robert Caskie at The Bookseller’s Author Day

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We are delighted to announce that Ipso Books’ Robert Caskie will be appearing alongside publishers Pan Macmillan and HarperCollins and agents Peters Fraser and Dunlop at The Bookseller’s Author Day. This is an exciting opportunity for authors to get face-to-face feedback on their unpublished manuscripts from those in the know. The publishing and literary industry […]

 



Q&A with our cover designer, Stuart Bache

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We pose a few questions to cover designer, Stuart Bache, following the success of his Eric Ambler and John Creasey jackets. (We are looking forward to publishing more from him soon!)