Our recent publication, 'A (Very) Public School Murder' by Simon Parke has just been very favourably reviewed by the Church Times (£). Naturally, we agree with the reviewers verdict that the novel is, among other things; 'a wonderfully evocative and classically structured whodunnit with a closed system of suspects . . .' and that, further; 'the dialogue is rich and entertaining . . .' Another great review for 'A (Very) Public School Murder', then. This gripping novel is stil
As Marylebone House's Publisher, Alison commissions all our books. You can read about her and the rest of the MH team on the page above. Here she answers some questions about Marylebone House: 1)What is Marylebone House? It’s a new fiction list aiming to provide intelligent, compassionate writing about human experience. We trust our novels afford readers much pleasure; we hope they also offer elements that enthrall, perhaps leading to the contemplation of a more expansive wor
Kel Richards, author of a brilliant series of 1930's Murder Mysteries, explains the thinking behind his forthcoming The Sinister Student. The 1930s is often called a ‘golden age’ of British crime writing. That’s when Agatha Christie had Miss Marple uncovering Murder at the Vicarage, and when she gave an ingenious twist to the question ‘which of these suspects is guilty’ in Murder on the Orient Express. It was also the decade in which Dorothy L. Sayers’ Lord Peter Wimsey was a
Following the exciting release of The Fragment by best-selling author Davis Bunn, Marylebone House is proud to announce the publication of another of Davis's novels: The Pilgrim. The Pilgrim is a prequel to The Fragment, containing in gripping narrative a story of the discovery of The True Cross, involving one of the most important women in Christian history. The novel will feature a beautifully produced front cover, a preview of which we show here: Find out more about The Pi
Marylebone House is delighted that the Guardian has (very!) long-listed Sarah Meyrick's debut novel, Knowing Anna, for their 2016 Not the Booker Prize. We are very excited for Sarah's emergence as a brilliant new novelist, and couldn't be happier for her that this has happened. We would encourage you, if you've read and enjoyed 'Knowing Anna', to head over the Guardian Website and share your review of the book, to give Sarah a chance of being shortlisted. The 'Not the Booker'
This blog post is the opinion of Thomas Creedy, our Digital Marketing Executive, and not the official view of Marylebone House. Here at Marylebone House we are proud to publish the finest fiction across both digital and physical formats. We want the maximum possible audience to engage with our wonderful author's work, and to be provoked inspired by the portraits painted. That said, there is something special about a real book, purchased from a real bookshop. I don't know abou
For the summer readers among you - whether you find yourself protecting your kindle from the rain in Streatham or using it as a sun-shade on the Costa del Sol - we are delighted to say that all of our books are available on a range of digital devices. One of our recent releases, 'A (Very) Public School Murder' by Simon Parke, is currently at £0.99 on Amazon Kindle. Grab it while you can...