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Our story of the week is a timeless love story from the writer Gordon Gibson. Gordon lives in Troon, on the south-west coast of Scotland. He started working in steelworks in Motherwell, and later trained as a primary school teacher. This led on to a twenty-year-long career as a lecturer in higher education. In 2010, Gordon started w

Our Twitter Indie Book Giveaway has come to an end and now it’s time to announce the winner and their prize! As this giveaway was indie themed, the books were selected from independent publishers and purchased either directly from them or from The London Review Bookshop. The three mystery titles are: A Tale for the Time Being

Our Story of the Week is a paranormal story from the writer Jasmin Kirkbride. Jasmin has an MA in Ancient History from King’s College London. She currently lives and works as a publisher in London with her dangerously large collection of books. Jasmin must write or she is subject to mood swings. Her short story fiction has been pu

We’re having a Twitter Indie Book Giveaway! To enter for a chance to win three mystery books from fellow independent publishers simply retweet the indicated post, follow us on Twitter @FairlightBooks, and tag a friend in the original tweet. The giveaway opens the 16th of January and runs until the 22nd of January. In keeping with the

Our Story of the Week is Twist - a wedding day story from the writer Joe Cushnan. Joe was born and raised in Belfast, but left for England at twenty-two in 1976 to pursue a career in retail management. Following this career, and having always had a passion for writing, he placed his memoir/handbook Retail Confidential with a publisher

Need some help with those New Year’s reading resolutions? Have you challenged yourself to read more than last year? Maybe you’re stuck in a genre rut? Not to worry, we’ve found ten reading challenges to help you kick off your literary year. Try one of these inspirational reading lists to explore outside your comfort zone and find so

Our Story of the Week is a marriage story from the writer Abi Hynes. Abi has been writing stories and poetry for as long as she can remember. Books and theatre were a wonderful inheritance from both of her parents. While at university she thoroughly enjoyed exploring theatre and still feels writing plays is her first discipline. How

Desperate to try a reading retreat but not sure about the price? We love the idea of a holiday exclusively dedicated to reading. However, spending hundreds on a reading getaway isn’t always practical – especially when you’ll just be focused on your books! This is why we’ve planned an affordable and luxurious DIY reading retreat. H