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In the immortal words of Dr Seuss…

In the immortal words of Dr Seuss…

In the immortal words of Dr Seuss, I find myself asking just how did it get so late, so soon? One thing I’m firmly convinced of is that someone, somewhere has the keys to speeding up time, as it is months since I last produced a newsletter so, Dear Reader, we have a lot to catch up on… On the…read more →

It’s been a busy couple of months…

It’s been a busy couple of months…

Welcome back to the Rupert Crew newsletter.  It’s been a busy couple of months since I last updated the blog, but the highlight of the season was, of course, the Theakstons Crime Writing Festival in Harrogate.   It’s always a pleasure to return to the spa town and this year was no exception. Steve Mosby orchestrated a wonderfully diverse and…read more →

Summertime and the livin’ is easy…

Summertime and the livin’ is easy…

…but the reading is even better! For those of you of a mindful disposition, Dr Russell Razzaque’s BREAKING DOWN IS WAKING UP is a groundbreaking study offering new insights into the mind and mental distress. His extraordinary conclusion: mental illness, to which every one of us is vulnerable, can also be a form of spiritual awakening. Publisher Watkins. Publisher: Watkins Publishing…read more →

Spring forward…

Spring forward…

With signs of spring burgeoning everywhere, we thought it was time we let everyone know what has been going on over these past few months and share our fabulous new titles with you.   First up is the debut novel from screenwriter, Jeff Dowson. CLOSING THE DISTANCE is a Bristol-set PI story featuring ex-policeman Jack Shepherd. A tale which cleverly…read more →

48 shopping days to go…

48 shopping days to go…

I hate to say it but it is only seven weeks until Christmas and while I have made a start on the task of gift selection, there maybe some of you who are seeking inspiration, so here’s the very best of the RCL festive selection box…   Martin Pullen’s COMPLETELY USELESS GUIDE TO CHRISTMAS is a fantastic collection of the…read more →

The great summer meltdown

The great summer meltdown

With temperatures soaring so much it was hard to move, let alone think, Harrogate’s annual Theakston Old Peculier Crime Festivaloffered a wonderful oasis of entertainment for all crime fiction fans. This year’s stellar line-up of diverse and diverting authors included Ruth Rendell, Val McDermid, Lee Childs, Peter James and, of course, our very own Cathi Unsworth, promoting the paperback of…read more →

Autumn is the New Black!

Autumn is the New Black!

The season of mists and mellow fruitfulness is making its presence felt and now that the Olympic fever is abating what is there to keep the reading public amused? Well, we think there’s plenty on offer and are delighted to present a selection of titles which are certain to take your mind off the nights drawing in and the weather…read more →

Here comes summer…

Here comes summer…

Here comes summer… Endless lazy summer days and long warm nights, the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee and, of course, the London 2012 Olympics present us with a veritable feast of reading options.   For lovers of maritime history – Robert J Strange’s WHO SANK THE TITANIC? The Final Verdict is a compelling look at the real story behind the disaster and…read more →

Suzi Eszterhas – Eye on the Wild

Suzi Eszterhas – Eye on the Wild

The stories of a gorilla, a cheetah, a lion and a brown bear, from birth to adulthood, photographed on location in the wild by an award-winning American photographer, who specialises in work with newborn animals. Find out all about their family life including food play, grooming and communication and watch them grow up until they are ready to start families…read more →