News archive for May 2015

Rosanna Ley’s stunning new novel, THE SAFFRON TRAIL, set in Morocco,  is published today by Quercus, backed by a major print, media and social media publicity campaign, including cover and 3-page article in Writing Magazine .  It’s Waitrose book of the week, will chart in Tescos; there are already big displays in WHSmiths Travel in major airports.

The Saffron Trail is exotic, romantic and poignant’. PA News


Read Rosanna's short story featured in The Daily Express here 

A perfect beach read for this summer -  Ricky Hatton’s VEGAS TALES which has spent a month in the Sunday Times Hardback Top Ten. 

To research her debut book, food and travel writer Ali Ray spent years travelling around the UK in her beloved yellow campervan ‘Custard’. The resulting book PITCH UP, EAT LOCAL, is the Camping and Caravanning Club's inspiring guide to amazing places to camp, and the fabulous food to cook there. Each campsite featured is close to exceptional locally grown or produced foods. It is full of details and first-hand descriptions of farmers' markets, doorstep sales, farm shops, pick-your-own and even the campsites that produce their own food.

Just published by AA Publishing, in association with the Camping and Caravanning Club.

MAHNY DJAHANGUIRI’s book on DOGA, which has been a media sensation way ahead of its publication, hit the bookstands on May Bank Holiday. 

Remember the infamous dog-humping incident on This Morning which caused a TwitterStorm and pretty much broke the internet?  (see here, if you need a reminder  Well it’s not all about that.  Doga is a SERIOUS practice as well as being an entertaining and fun way to bond with your pet (which explains why Mahny’s story has also featured on Newsnight and CBS).  This is because Doga provides a mindful connection with your dog. As you mimic your pet's breathing patterns and learn to stay controlled throughout the pose with your pooch, you bond and relax with your pet. As an activity it de-stresses your dog and creates a wonderful sharing and nurturing experience for you both! 

Published by Octopus (Hamlyn) May the 4th be with you…