❉ Life begins at 40 in the second volume of Kenneth Womack’s biography of the legendary producer.
❉ Shooting from the lip with the ‘Brit Grit’ crime writer.
❉ We chat with Jason Charles about his latest novel, set in both the present day and the 15th century.
❉ Richard Dinnick, author of Doctor Who: Myths & Legends – “one of the most rewarding projects of my career”.
❉ Combat juggling, a deadly farmer’s market, and a zombie Roger McGough – the zombie book for people who can’t stand zombies.
❉ ‘Dinnusos Rises’ is an urban fantasy by Cardiff-based writer Tej Turner.
❉ Young Adult lit is a booming industry where cult has found a nest in which to settle.
❉We chat with bestselling novelist Jenny Colgan on Quick Reads, Doctor Who, her literary influences, the ‘chick lit’ label and why writers’ block is “bollocks”.
❉ Simon Wolstencroft’s memoirs are a Who’s Who of the Manchester indie scene and the stuff Rock n Roll dreams are made of.
❉ Time-travelling criminal voodoo cult, Faction Paradox return in ‘Weapons Grade Snake Oil’. We chat with its author Blair Bidmead.