When Lissa Byrne inherits her grandfather’s house in the Malvern Hills, the hostility of disappointed relatives seems like trouble enough. The old man’s dying plea for her forgiveness is a mystery that Lissa cannot begin to solve. Her cousin’s arrival forces her to think again. Kit Pevensey, her first love and once her closest friend, […]
Black Pear Press are delighted to announce that the anthology of short stories by entrants to the Evesham Festival of Words competition, is now available here. Evesham Festival of Words took place in 2016 for the first time. It aimed to offer something to writers, poets, book lovers, and all those who are passionate about […]
OK…drum roll please… First place in the BPP Short Story Competition 2016 goes to Anne Wilson with, ‘On the Day of the Dead’ and In second place Graeme Hall with, ‘The Photographer.’ Congratulations to both prize winners. Anthology news will be announced here soonest.
‘We did it for the best. We didn’t know. May God forgive us.’ With lines like this, it is no wonder that of Echo of Bells made Black Pear Press’s readers’ selection for publication. The novelist, Jill Todd, provides a thrilling story, full of twists and turns, that is bound to delight readers and keep […]
The judges are pleased to announce the short list for the BPP Short Story Competition 2016. Congratulations to those short listed below in alphabetical order. Commiserations to all other entrants – better luck next time. More news soon! The Scent Of Apples Natasha Bland Gerard Butler’s Chest Rebecca Burns Not With A Bang Ellen Evers Soaring […]