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Why I love the eighteenth century by Martine Bailey

It was no surprise to me that BBC’s Poldark was a huge success. The 18th-century is an age that casts a glamour of high romance over any story. I have chosen five reasons why the […]

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#NationalDoughnutWeek custard doughnut testing. And the winner is…

At Bookends we take our jobs very seriously. We’re hugely passionate about what we do, the fantastic authors we get to work with and of course their amazing books. Occasionally, our line of duty even […]

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Quick-fire Q&A with Nicola Doherty

My dream holiday destination… Tahiti. Apparently after you’ve been, everything else is rubbish, so I’m saving it for last. The book I’ve read the most times… Probably Bridget Jones’s Diary, or Rivals by Jilly Cooper. […]

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Quick-fire Q&A with Wendy Holden

If I had to go back in time and choose another career… I’d quite like to be the Queen. She must know some interesting things. My dream holiday destination.. Going down to Antibes from Paris […]

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The Bailey’s Prize for Fiction

Now in its twentieth year, the Bailey’s Prize for Fiction celebrates excellence, originality and accessibility in writing by women in English from throughout the world. We’re delighted to have two brilliant Bookends novels on the […]

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THE DISH author Stella Newman interviews superstar chef Dan Doherty of Duck & Waffle

My new novel, The Dish, is a romantic comedy about a  relationship between a restaurant critic and a chef, but the main love affair  — as in all my books —  is  with food. In […]

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Bestselling author Sheila OFlanagan tells us where she creates her wonderful novels…

My Writing Room I wrote my first novel, DREAMING OF A STRANGER, in the garage of my house in Clontarf. The conversion job on the garage, which was done by the previous owners, was very […]

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Good Housekeeping Reader Recommended Books

Wherever you see the GH Reader Recommended Books logo, you can be sure the title has been read and recommended by women just like you. Here are just a few of our books which have […]

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RNA Awards

We’re delighted to have a number of our authors shortlisted for this year’s RNA Awards. The Contemporary Romantic Novel category is for mainstream romantic novels set post-1960 and includes chick lit. Lucy Dillon, A Hundred […]

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Kay Langdale’s Favourite Things

Whilst I occasionally aspire to a writing room which is a calm, neutral space with a beautiful, bare desk, truth be told I have some way to go to achieve it. My room is a […]

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Quick-fire Q&A with Penny Vincenzi

My dream holiday destination… The Galapagos Islands. Not only to see the amazing animals and birds, but to actually be where Darwin was when he formed his most important theories. My guilty pleasure… Reading in […]

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