The past is waiting… The past will find you… The past can kill. Echo of Bells by Jill Todd: an impressive psychological thriller set in the Malverns. Guests heard extracts from the book, met the author, and asked her many question at the launch at The Lyttelton Well, Malvern. Signed copies were on sale andContinue reading “‘Echo Of Bells’ Is Coming”
This fabulous first collection from poet Kieran Davis was launched Sunday 14 August at Drummonds Bar, The Swan With Two Nicks, 28 New Street, Worcester WR1 2DP There were book signings and poetry readings from Kieran, ably aided by Alan Durham, Mike Alma and Polly Stretton. Worcestershire Poet Laureate Suz Winspear also performed some ofContinue reading “Launch Of Lacuna”
Great to see the Black Pear Press short story competition is shown in the July 2016 edition of Writing Magazine.
Lovers of good food and a good read will be coming back for more after devouring Frances Bennett’s first thriller Seeds of Destruction. The novel features celebrity chef, Hester, whose orderly life is thrown into chaos by her stepson, Simon. Hester views Simon with maternal affection, unaware that he harbours a dangerous obsession. The seedsContinue reading “Celebrity Chef in First Novel”
Kevin Brooke’s book launch at The Hive, Friday 26 September, saw a full house listening avidly to extracts from this story about a boy. Jimmy is fifteen. His parents have been killed in a motorway accident. When he’s forced to move over a hundred miles to live with his nan, Jimmy struggles to cope withContinue reading “Cricket is the Answer”
Tim Cranmore, Worcestershire Poet Laureate 2013, launches his first poetry collection
Short Story Competition 2014 – CLOSED The first Black Pear Press (BPP) Short Story Competition is now open Closing Date Friday 26 September 2014 Send us your short story maximum 1500 words Entry fee: £5 per story For rules see below Judges: Authors Rod Griffiths, Tony Judge and novelist and award winning short story writerContinue reading “The First Ever Black Pear Press Short Story Competition!”
The seeds of destruction have their roots in Simon’s bitter and lonely childhood. On the death of his grandfather he becomes wealthy enough to abandon his teaching job and, with ruthless determination, plans to remove anyone who stands between him and the attainment of his dream. Gradually losing all touch with reality, his behaviour becomesContinue reading “Seeds of Destruction”