Jean Stubbs is the author of the INSPECTOR LINTOTT INVESTIGATIONS series and the BRIEF CHRONICLES series..
Deborah Swift is the author of PAST ENCOUNTERS and THE OCCUPATION..
Hi Michael! Welcome to the Sapere Books blog! We are very excited to be publishing your HUNTER KERR detective series..
Happy new year to all of our wonderful authors and readers, and thank you for your continued faith and support! 2019 saw us expand our list with some incredible titles and we can’t wait to share more with you this year..
Renowned for her wit, humour, realism and sparkling dialogue, Jane Austen is hailed as one of England’s greatest writers..
CHAPTER ONE It was a foggy evening in late November..
This Christmas, we’ve put together an anthology of festive crime fiction that is sure to give you the chills! Here’s a taste of what to expect from MIDWINTER MYSTERIES… In Graham Brack’s AWAY IN A MANGER, a decidedly non-festive Lieutenant Josef Slonský investigates a string of thefts amid Prague’s bustling Christmas market..
David Field is the author of The Tudor Saga Series..
Simon Michael is the author of the Charles Holborne Legal Thrillers, set in the 1960s..
Graham Brack is the author of the JOSEF SLONSKÝ INVESTIGATIONS series..
We have a range of hair-raising titles to help you get your fear fix this Halloween! Read on to find out more about some of our spookiest stories… Werewolf, Matthew Pritchard Werewolf is an atmospheric urban thriller set in post-WWII Germany..
Chapter 1 ‘This —’ The owner of the house cleared his throat and tried again..
On Thursday evening, we attended the Crime Writers’ Association Dagger Awards at the Leonardo Royal Hotel London City – a starry celebration of the best crime writing of the year in the UK..
CHAPTER 1 1805, North Riding, Yorkshire Willoughby Rossington gulped the much needed ale down his dry throat, sighed with relief and placed the pewter tankard on the upturned barrel, which doubled as a table..
Kim Fleet is the author of the Eden Grey Mystery Series, coming soon from Sapere Books..
Chapter One - 1891 When pathologist Jacob Bryce got to the third stab wound, he knew that it was not one of the ordinary back-alley robberies which constituted most of the murders in New York City’s notorious 4th Ward..
Sapere Books are proud to be sponsoring the Crime Writers’ Association’s Historical Dagger Award, which is for the best historical crime novel set in any period at least 50 years prior to the year in which the prize is presented..
Patricia Caliskan is the author of two romantic comedies: Awful By Comparison and Girlfriend, Interrupted..
On Saturday we had our semi-annual author meet-up in London, where we had a chance to catch up with our wonderful writers over drinks and nibbles, as well as finding out what their next big projects are..
The clerks’ room is its usual, frenetic, five o’clock worst: Stanley is holding conversations with two solicitors on different telephones, Sally is fending off questions from two members of Chambers while scanning the Daily Cause List and Robert, the junior, is optimistically trying to tie a brief with one hand while pouring a cup of coffee for the head of Chambers with the other..
Gaynor Torrance is the author of the DI JEMIMA HUXLEY THRILLERS series..
Hi Gillian! Welcome to the Sapere Books blog! The first two books you have published with us have similar themes of children going missing and families struggling to find them..
Michael Fowler is the author of the DS HUNTER KERR INVESTIGATIONS series..
On Tuesday we attended the annual autumn Independent Publishers’ Guild conference, which is a great chance for us to find out more about the latest developments in the industry, get some ideas and inspiration for our own practices, and catch up with old friends..
On Saturday, Amy and I travelled to York to celebrate the winner of the RNA’s Joan Hessayon Award..
Hi Elizabeth! Welcome to the Sapere Books blog! Elizabeth Bailey is the author of THE LADY FAN MYSTERY SERIES – romantic Regency crime novels, and THE BRIDES BY CHANCE REGENCY ADVENTURE SERIES..
We (Amy and Natalie) will be at the 2019 Joan Hessayon Award Presentation, run by the Romantic Novelists' Association..
Laxton Village is believed to be the last remaining example in Europe where the Open Field System and Court Leet have been preserved..
As a writer of historical fiction, I’m obsessed with old letters which form my link to the past..
When did you first start writing? Did a specific event encourage you to start? When I was six years old, I saw a TV programme about the Blitz, which as you can imagine was pretty alarming..
When did you first start writing? Did a specific event encourage you to start? I was bedriden a lot as a kid, where, being an only child, it was just me and my imagination..
When did you first start writing? Did a specific event encourage you to start? For most of my working life I wrote reports, guides and training materials, largely for non-expert audiences, and I think this is where my love of using the written word to clearly express ideas came from..
Laura Pennington’s story begins in the remote seaside hamlet of Ebton, nestled on the edge of a sandy beach in the shelter of the dramatic vertical, grassy headland of Stangcliffe..
When did you first start writing? Did a specific event encourage you to start? There has never been a time when I didn’t write..
When did you first start writing? Did a specific event encourage you to start? I can’t remember a time when I didn’t write something; poetry as a child, then on to short stories when my children were small, and then novels..
The North York Moors national park has one of the largest expanses of heather moorland in England covering an area of 554 sq miles..
When did you first start writing? Did a specific event encourage you to start? I started writing when I was a teacher..
Are you working on a new series set in the Age of Sail? Have you written a naval thriller set during the World Wars? Are you passionate about seafaring stories? Sapere Books wants to hear from you! We are actively looking to acquire nautical fiction from both debut and established authors..
When did you first start writing? Did a specific event encourage you to start? I first realised how much I enjoyed writing when I was about seven years old..
When did you first start writing? Did a specific event encourage you to start? In the 1990s..
Chapter One Sunday, March 28th, 2010 Danny Sanchez arrived at 10:27..
Ellen Tyrell’s Nose and Other Suspicious Circumstances With thanks to the British Newspaper Archive I am looking for a drowned girl..
We (Caoimhe and Amy) will be at Write Now 2018 run by Chorley & District Writers’ Circle..
The Cooper Museum, housed in a small building in the heart of historic downtown Upland, offers a cozy and often crowded venue for local events..
The Daily Mail and The Sun are both pretty shitty newspapers, I ought to know: I wrote for them both..
As a businessman I had always written a lot, reports, analyses, reams of statistics, and the like, but after I retired I decided to write down my life history – and that, as they say, was a different story..
The world of Valerie Holmes’ fiction is based and inspired by some of the beautiful scenery from my childhood home in North Yorkshire..
Sapere Books are publishing books of mine from two different series involving two different detectives..
Full-time employee by day, aspiring novelist by night? Then you’ve come to the right article, my friend! That’s how every author who ever nabbed themselves a publishing deal started out..
Prologue BENTLEY Ernest, Husband of Annie and father of William (Billy) passed away suddenly on January 2nd 2004 aged 83..
This year I achieved a lifelong ambition, I wrote a novel..
This is the first question for the crime writer, I’ve discovered..
It’s a truism that history is a set of facts left to posterity by the winners, and for historical novelists like me there’s always another ‘take’ on every so-called ‘fact’ we’re taught at school..
The heroine of the Mina Scarletti books is not based on a specific individual; however when I created my diminutive protagonist two people were in my thoughts, one of whom I knew personally..
I began my writing career many moons ago when I was studying medicine at the University of Dundee in Scotland..