The Red Ribbon makes FT’s 2018 Books of the Year

November 26th, 2018

Great to see HB Lyle’s second Wiggins spy thriller, The Red Ribbon, selected in the FT’s 2018 Books of the Year by their thriller reviewer Adam LeBor.

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Publisher’s Weekly: ‘Readers will hope to see plenty more of Wiggins’

November 4th, 2018

Great US review of HB Lyle’s ‘The Red Ribbon’ (Quercus US) in Publisher’s Weekly.

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Crashing the Party reviewed on LARB’s new China Channel

September 25th, 2018

‘Savitt’s memoir, the poignant Crashing the Party, brings us closer to the soul of the country,’

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Catch Ben Lyle on Radio 4’s Open Book

September 23rd, 2018

In case you missed Ben Lyle discussing the art of using a fictional hero – Sherlock Holmes – in his latest spy thriller, The Red Ribbon, with Mariella Frostrup, you can catch it here:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b0bkqcqk

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Lucie Brownlee wins 2018 Northern Writers Award

June 27th, 2018

We’re delighted that bestselling memoirist Lucie Brownlee has won a Northern Writers’ Award to assist in the completion of her new novel. Congratulations Lucie!

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Development deals for two books

June 8th, 2018

The Writers’ Practice is thrilled to report that we have two books in development with major film & television studios…Stay tuned!

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REVIEW Wall Street Journal: Back to Baker Street With ‘The Irregular’

November 6th, 2017

 ‘English writer H.B. Lyle gives us “The Irregular” (Quercus $26.99), an inventive espionage thriller set before World War I and featuring a grown-up Wiggins, the former leader of Sherlock’s street-children posse of Baker Street Irregulars…this twist-filled adventure proves far from elementary.’

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The Irregular by HB Lyle – KIRKUS REVIEWS

September 28th, 2017

THE IRREGULAR (Quercus US), out in the US Nov 7th, is reviewed in Kirkus Reviews. ‘When Britain wants to inaugurate a secret service, who better to assist than the greatest detective in history?

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