Congratulations to Phil Miller on winning a 2019 Robert Louis Stevenson Fellowship towards completing his new novel, Spook School, set in the Scottish art world. Fantastic news!
Don’t miss the exciting CrimeFest programme – including Ben Lyle discussing his Wiggins spy thrillers, The Irregular & The Red Ribbon.
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.
Great US review of HB Lyle’s ‘The Red Ribbon’ (Quercus US) in Publisher’s Weekly.
‘Savitt’s memoir, the poignant Crashing the Party, brings us closer to the soul of the country,’
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:
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!
The Writers’ Practice is thrilled to report that we have two books in development with major film & television studios…Stay tuned!
‘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.’
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?