Hampshire Book Launch

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, […]

Short Stories from Evesham Festival of Words

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 […]

Echo of Bells – Available Now!

‘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 […]

Short Story Competition Short List Announced

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 […]