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5 Years of The Snow Child

February 2, 2017

Dear reader – today The Snow Child is five years old! On Feb. 1, 2012, it was published both in the United States and the UK. It’s a little dizzying, these years later, to recall its humble beginnings and all that was to come after. In 2007, I was preg …

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The Road to Writing

January 26, 2017

As any aspiring author will know, the journey to becoming a published writer is never straightforward. Ronan Ryan, author of The Fractured Life of Jimmy Dice which publishes today, takes us through his story.  I already knew with certainty that I wante …

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News: Edward Stanford Travel Writing Awards

January 6, 2017

We are hugely proud to be able to announce today that one of our best-loved Tinder Press authors, Eowyn Ivey, has been shortlisted in the inaugural Edward Stanford Travel Writing Awards in the Specsavers Fiction with a Sense of Place category. This is …

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Tinder Press Open Submission: Update

December 15, 2016

We were delighted by the response to our open submission, which received over 2000 entries – thank so very much to everyone who entered, and for all of your enthusiasm, and interest in Tinder Press.  We have now contacted all of the writers whose manus …

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Christmas Reads

December 14, 2016

What books get Tinder Press in the festive mood? Quite a broad range, it turns out… Christmas reads always remind me of that lovely scene at the start of Louisa May Alcott’s Little Women, with the four March girls facing their first Christmas without …

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The Tinder Press Edit: December

December 1, 2016

And so here we are – the end of the year, the end of the Edit. We have laughed, we have cried, we have read bestsellers and prize-winners – but all good things must come to an end. There’s a distinct bite to the air, which signals winter is no longer c …

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The Unseeing

Anna Mazzola

Set in London in 1837, Anna Mazzola’s THE UNSEEING is the story of Sarah Gale, a seamstress and mother, sentenced to hang for her role in the murder of Hannah Brown on the eve of her wedding. Perfect for any reader of Sarah Waters or Antonia Hodgson. ‘ …

Paperback book
Published on January 26, 2017

The Fractured Life of Jimmy Dice

Ronan Ryan

If you enjoy Colin Barrett, Kevin Barry, Donal Ryan and Lisa McInerney, you will want to read THE FRACTURED LIFE OF JIMMY DICE by Ronan Ryan. Jimmy is born a twin, and while he doesn’t know it, his nearest sibling has stayed with him forever, overseein …

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Published on January 26, 2017

Mussolini’s Island

Sarah Day

Seductive, moving and full of insight into the desperate acts committed by individuals when fighting for their lives, MUSSOLINI’S ISLAND is a novel of sexuality and desire, and the secrets we keep locked within us. For any reader of Anthony Doerr’s ALL …

Hardback
Published on February 23, 2017

The Twelve Lives of Samuel Hawley

Hannah Tinti

Bursting with imaginative exuberance, THE TWELVE LIVES OF SAMUEL HAWLEY by Hannah Tinti has been described as ‘One part Quentin Tarantino, one part Scheherazade’ (Ann Patchett) and will appeal to fans of The Sisters Brothers or The Watchmaker of Filigr …

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Published on April 6, 2017

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