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Kevin Sampson to host Wirral event

Kevin Sampson to host Wirral event

Wirral author Kevin Sampson will appear at Birkenhead Central Library to discuss his latest book ‘Hillsborough Voices,’ in celebration of World Book Day 2017. Held on Thursday 2 March at…

Crewe gran bursts into print

Crewe gran bursts into print

A Cheshire grandmother credits the Women’s Institute for helping her achieve unexpected success as a writer of romantic fiction. Catherine MacDonald has relived first-love heartbreak in her gripping, five-star debut…

Former Cheshire MP unveils new book

Former Cheshire MP unveils new book

A former Cheshire MP has penned a chronicle of his hero grandfather and fellow soldiers on the frontline in World War I, after tracing the family’s history. Mike Hall will…

New Harper Lee novel, Go Set A Watchman, set to be top seller

New Harper Lee novel, Go Set A Watchman, set to be top seller

Matt Harrop, manager of Waterstone’s at Golden Square Shopping Centre in Warrington, reviews Go Set A Watchman, Harper Lee’s follow-up to the prize-winning To Kill A Mockingbird. When Harper Lee’s…

Book deal for Cheshire author

Book deal for Cheshire author

A school teacher from Macclesfield will see her debut novel on sale next month, after receiving a two-book publishing contract. Elisabeth Hobbes’ debut novel “Falling for Her Captor” is set…

Winsford author’s new book

Winsford author’s new book

Cheshire author Keith Langston has just published a new book celebrating Scottish steam locomotives. The book will appeal as much to social historians as it will to railway enthusiasts. It features over…

Basil Jeuda lays down his pen

Basil Jeuda lays down his pen

Writer Basil Jeuda, arguably Cheshire’s most prolific author, is ready to lay down his pen. But just like the retirement of Freddie Flintoff a comeback can not be ruled out.…

Warrington student up for national literary award

Warrington student up for national literary award

A student at Priestley College in Warrington is in line for a national literary award. Connie Callon, 18, has been recognised in the Lancaster Writing Awards, which seeks to honour…

Steaming into the past

Steaming into the past

A new railway book written by prolific Macclesfield transport historian Basil Jeuda has just been published and it offers a fascinating glimpse into Macclesfield’s past. The North Staffordshire Railway in…

Chester youngsters win writing competition

Chester youngsters win writing competition

 Thirteen youngsters from Blacon are full of smiles after winning a creative writing competition. Pupils from six local schools put pen to paper in the contest as part of Cheshire…

New writing prize for novellas

New writing prize for novellas

Manchester Metropolitan University is launching a new international prize for novellas that is aimed squarely at e-reader users in search of good short reads. The MMU Novella Award, established by…

Journalist makes novel debut with Silas Morlock

Journalist makes novel debut with Silas Morlock

Cheshire Today’s former book reviewer has made his paperback debut with the publication of his novel, Silas Morlock. Mark Cantrell’s novel, released over the weekend by the publisher Inspired Quill,…

Cressida Cowell comes to Hulme Hall

Cressida Cowell comes to Hulme Hall

Budding young writers at Hulme Hall Grammar School, Cheadle  let their imaginations run wild earlier this week as they met celebrated children’s author Cressida Cowell. The writer of the internationally…

Book Review: Images of Fred Dibnah

Book Review: Images of Fred Dibnah

If it is true that every picture tells a story, then this book based on the life and times of the unique Briton, Fred Dibnah tells many a fascinating and…

Roger McGough tickets on sale at Bookfest

Roger McGough tickets on sale at Bookfest

Ticket details for Wirral Libraries’ headline event at Bookfest 2013 have been announced. Roger McGough will appear at Bromborough Civic Centre on 9th October at 7.30pm. Tickets cost £15 and…

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