Backstories by Simon Van Der Velde
Dreamers, singers, heroes and killers, they can dazzle with their beauty, their talent or their unmitigated evil, yet inside themselves they are as frail and desperate as the ...
The Closest Thing To Heaven
'The Closest Thing to Heaven' is a unique photographic record of the Newcastle music scene in the 1970s and 80s.
For Fuck’s Sake! - by Robert Nelly Hunter
One can only pray that this book never comes out in a scratch’n’sniff special edition, because if it does, it’ll reek of shitted kecks, spew and stale lager.
Lost Found and Told: New Audio Tales for Northumberland
Lost Found and Told is a collection of seven original short stories written by Fiona Ellis, set in the border county of Northumberland in North East England.
Live At The Front Page
Dozens of North-East musicians and bands are featured in a new book about one of the North’s best-loved live venues, the Front Page in Carlisle.
The Art Fiasco
A new mystery thriller set in the 1920s links the murder of a famous artist to a number of locations in Newcastle and Northumberland.
Calling all Northumbrians (hippies, gadgies and bairns). These strange days are history in the making, and your stories, no matter how small, are part of this history.
The Mirror And The Light
The final book in Hilary Mantel’s ‘Wolf Hall’ trilogy is laden with more goodies than a 16th century Michaelmas feast.
Books To Survive A Virus
If you’ve got time on your hands to do a bit of reading, then let Steve Long guide you towards some good stuff.
Cleopatra Goes To Prison
Claudia Durastanti (translated by Christine Donougher) - Like Cleopatra – the Egyptian one – Caterina is adept at juggling lovers. But whereas Cleopatra’s affairs were all wra...
The Broken Ones
Ren Richards - Ren Richards is the pen name of Lauren DeStefano, a US writer who has won much acclaim for her dystopian series of YA novels. This is her first stab at adult su...
Joe Ide - This is the fourth in Joe Ide’s ‘IQ’ series of LA-set crime thrillers, and it’s as high-octane as ever and packing plenty of heart. IQ is Isaiah Quintabe, a young bl...
The Man on the Street
Trevor Wood - 2012. Jimmy is a Falkland’s War veteran who, while serving in the navy, suffered significant psychological damage. His wife has left him, he’s estranged from his...