Bookshop in May 2017

I went books shopping and spotted in the Foyle’s window display These Dividing Walls hardback I designed.

It was also a part of the new titles special promotion display inside the store.

Harmless Like You paperback makes an appearance.

The hardback is also a part of the front of store display.

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Fran Cooper Reads These Dividing Walls!

The lovely author Fran Cooper visited our office to read her Paris-set debut book These Dividing Walls. Cheese snacks were provided as the perfect accompaniment. Her book published on the 4th May, so go and buy yourself a copy now!

About the book:

One Parisian summer
A building of separate lives
All that divides them will soon collapse…

In a forgotten corner of Paris stands a building.

Within its walls, people talk and kiss, laugh and cry; some are glad to sit alone, while others wish they did not. A woman with silver-blonde hair opens her bookshop downstairs, an old man feeds the sparrows on his windowsill, and a young mother wills the morning to hold itself at bay. Though each of their walls touches someone else’s, the neighbours they pass in the courtyard remain strangers.

Into this courtyard arrives Edward. Still bearing the sweat of a channel crossing, he takes his place in an attic room to wait out his grief.

But in distant corners of the city, as Paris is pulled taut with summer heat, there are those who meet with a darker purpose. As the feverish metropolis is brought to boiling point, secrets will rise and walls will crumble both within and without Number 37…

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Lucy Daniels and a Trio of Hope Meadows Novels

These three Hope Meadows books are based on the globally bestselling Lucy Daniels Animal Ark series. It is set in the Yorkshire countryside and makes a perfect escapism read.

I’m excited to finally share all three book cover designs which I art directed for: Summer at Hope Meadows, Christmas at Mistletoe Cottage and Springtime at Wildacre. All credit for the gorgeous illustrations and title hand lettering goes to the super talented Sara Mulvanny. I loved seeing all the extra little animals that Sara has created for each one which then continues across to the back covers. It has also been my mission to get rabbits on one of my book covers, so I am glad that the Springtime cover has three!!!

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Harmless Like You Shortlisted for The Desmond Elliot Prize 2017

Harmless Like You is shortlisted for The Desmond Elliot Prize 2017 and see my paperback cover design in the banner. I have said this numerous times but I’ll say it again anyway, this book is AMAZING!! (Not just saying it because I designed the cover.) Click on the image to go to the website and read more about this here.

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Frostblood Paperback Edition With Foil

The new paperback edition of Frostblood has an added special finish of a lovely shimmering red foil.

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The Lovers Featured in the Evening Standard Magazine

In the 07.04.17 issue of Evening Standard Magazine featuring actress Gemma Arterton, my cover design for The Lovers is picked as the top five books the ES team are reading right now!

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Hodder Conference 2017

It is Hodder Conference time – books, food and booze…

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