Posted on 16th July 2015

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Backlist: Susan Barker

We often receive feedback on how, through the prize, a reader has not only been introduced to a fantastic writer for the very first time, but they have also discovered that the writer has an exciting backlist of work. Today, we take a look at the backlist of this year’s winner, Susan Barker. Susan is also the…

Posted on 23rd June 2015

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The Incarnations

“This is a brutal and yet beautiful novel of love, life and death, betrayal, revenge and obsession set in contemporary Beijing that takes the reader on an extraordinary journey through thousands of years of Chinese history. A feast for all the senses.” Matt Bates, fiction buyer at WH Smith Travel Synopsis: Beijing, 2008, the Olympics…

Posted on 5th March 2013

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Ghostman

For a man who can change his appearance and personality almost by force of will, the unnamed protagonist of Roger Hobbs’s skillful debut novel is both memorable and an engaging narrator. The Ghostman – if he has a real name, it’s not one he cares to share – is not a man you can find…