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IRMA: Lessons from the Worst Storm in Atlantic History by Mark R Wilson

Authored by News Desk

Local man Mark R Wilson has released his first book, IRMA: Life Lessons from the Worst Storm in Atlantic History and is already receiving 5 star reviews. A memoir which takes a hard look at how life, the ups and downs, lead him to the fateful day when hurricane Irma hit the Caribbean island of Saint Martin, raging 200mph winds ripping apart the building around him and facing certain death....

Innovative new book launched linking our past, present and the future, post global pandemic

Authored by Mary

Lockdown, economic meltdown, the great dying, the great dying of boredom - when the publishers of an innovative new book set out to tell the story of the Mayflower and its impact - not just on America, but on the place of its launch, Plymouth, and its effect on global history, little did they know that the launch of the book would be into the teeth of one of the greatest seachanges the world...

Westcountry author writes 'Tales From The Lockdown' to raise money for Hospice UK

Authored by Mary

A well known Westcountry journalist and writer has used the power of his pen during the lockdown to raise money for a health charity. In doing so, newspaper columnist Martin Hesp believes he is the first person to write a book filled with stories which focus solely on the coronavirus lockdown and to publish the work while the pandemic continues. “I wrote Tales From The Lockdown in the first...

Westcountry Author Writes 'Tales From The Lockdown' to Raise Money for Hospice UK

Authored by HannaRawDevon

A well known Westcountry journalist and writer has used the power of his pen during the lockdown to raise money for a health charity.

In doing so, newspaper columnist Martin Hesp believes he is the first person to write a book filled with stories which focus solely on the coronavirus lockdown and to publish the work while the pandemic continues.

“I wrote Tales From The Lockdown...

Meet Boken, a lovable new children’s character with a difference: he’s fun, cheeky and educational

Authored by News Desk

In Spring 2020 a friendly new canine face has been launched into the children’s leisure and entertainment market Worldwide. Boken is a fun-loving real-life miniature Schnauzer who lives in Spain with his mum Sara Mastriforte and dad Neil Egerton.

Starting with a few videos and a couple of short books they’d written about Boken, Sara and Neil have now created a whole world of fun,...

Reading offers serenity in hard times

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Despite devastating natural disasters or deadly viruses and often because of them, dedicated authors keep on writing and producing books for their readers' pleasure.

Former Exeter College student Fay Knowles (nee Johanson) has just released "Deadly Deceit In Paradise", Book Two in her Buchanan Mystery Romance Series (her sixth published book). The first in the series is "Dangerous...

Torquay penguins inspire novel

Authored by Paigntonzoo

Living Coasts, in Torquay, famous for its penguins, has helped inspire a novelist to write a book featuring penguins – published by Penguin.

The novel, by Exmoor-based writer Hazel Prior, is called Away With The Penguins . Living Coasts' Senior Keeper, Jason Keller, helped Hazel with her research into hand-rearing baby penguins.

Away With The Penguins has been described as a...

UK’s top hypnotherapy practitioner in publishing first

Authored by Duncan Little

One of the country’s foremost hypnotherapy practitioners, Matthew Cahill, is celebrating the launch of his book - which is the first of its kind as it charts the growing popularity of Solution Focused Hypnotherapy.

Plymouth-based Matthew, 45, is the Principal of The Observatory Practice, based in The Crescent, where he has successfully trained hundreds of students on the acclaimed CPHT...

Dr Lucy Durneen Book Launch and Short Story Reading - Wild Gestures

Lucy Durneen's work has appeared in World Literature Today, Hotel Amerika, and Litro and performed on BBC Radio 4. Wild Gestures is her first short story collection, bringing together stories of loss, desire and opportunities missed, all orbiting the painful knowledge that the things we most long for remain the furthest from reach.

£6/£4.20/Friends free. Discounts available via the Artory App and free to Plymouth University students via SPiA

University Student Launches Debut Novel: Trace This Scar

Authored by Jessikah Hope Stenson

An exciting debut novel by a young writer, Trace This Scar marks a change from the tone of the first offering by Jessikah Hope Stenson.

Following on from her collection of short stories titled A Single Drop Of Perfect & Other Stories, released in February 2016, Trace This Scar is a psychological thriller with a strong crime focus.

Due for release 24th November, Trace This...

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