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These Dividing Walls in Print

These Dividing Walls hardback and paperback is now available. Final book is printed with matt lamination and spot UV. The paperback has inside cover printing with one Pantone colour.

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The Two Houses in Print

Another Yorkshire based novel that I have designed! It is set in the desolate and earthy moors where secrets are being hidden. This is cleverly written with the metaphor between the unsettling atmosphere of the abandoned, crumbling, Victorian house with the cracked pottery the ceramicist creates. Gorgeous writing from a lovely author!

I really enjoyed designing this one and I’m pleased with the final product printed on uncoated stock with a double hit of spot uv. Plus black foil on grey wibalin works a treat!

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These Dividing Walls Shortlisted for the 2018 Edward Stanford Travel Writing Award

These Dividing Walls that I designed the cover for, is shortlisted for the 2018 Edward Stanford Travel Writing Award!! See the window display of the book at the shop below. (Photo taken from the author, Fran Cooper’s twitter.)

Link to the website here: http://www.stanfords.co.uk/edward-stanford-travel-writing-awards#Hayes—Jarvis-Fiction–with-a-Sense-of-Place

On their Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/EdwardStanfordTravelWritingAwards/photos/pcb.556354054698967/556353931365646/?type=3&theater

More information here: https://www.edwardstanfordawards.com/copy-of-stanford-dolman-travel-book-2

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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.

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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