Year of Martina Cole: Nielsen|Specsavers Bestseller Award

‘Martina Cole’s success must be a source of envy for many’ –  Independent, 2016 Not many people would argue with that. This year marks 25 years since Martina’s debut novel Dangerous Lady was published. 25 years, 22 novels, 22 bestsellers and of those at least 15 No.1 Sunday Times Bestsellers. How could this consistent and…

Darley ‘the Deal’ does the Double with Lee and Martina

Lee Child’s Night School is the No.1 Bestselling Hardback Fiction title of 2016. And Martina Cole’s Betrayal is the No.2 Bestselling Hardback Fiction title of 2016. Nicknamed Darley ‘the Deal’ by Martina many years ago, Darley discovered Lee and Martina when they were unpublished. Their success is no flash in the pan. They have both…

The Phenomenal Martina Cole – 25 years of record-breaking bestsellers

2016 has been another exceptional year for Martina Cole. Her most recent release, Betrayal, went straight to No.1 in hardback. With this she notched up her 15th original fiction No.1 in 16 years. Martina has had more No.1 original fiction bestsellers than any other author and Betrayal is on course to be the 2nd bestselling…

What Makes Libraries Special?

Make sure you visit Polly’s blog here for the whole journey and more wonderful stories and picture like these. Polly’s second novel, Where Monsters Lie, is out 7th July 2016.   DA Children’s Agency, what makes libraries special?

Arise, Knights of the Borrowed Dark!

On Tuesday night we had the pleasure of attending a very special launch for the highly anticipated Knights of the Borrowed Dark by Dave Rudden. For those of you who have not yet heard about KOTBD, you are in for a real treat. It tells the story of orphan Denizen Hardwick who discovers that he…