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Sep

Mary Balogh speaks to us of heroes . . .

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Mary Balogh, author of The Survivors' Club series, shares with us some thoughts behind her latest hero, Vincent Hunt of The Arrangement . . . There are heroes and heroines of all possible types in my more than one hundred novels and novellas. My heroes are not all tall, dark,

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2
Sep

EXCITING ANNOUNCEMENT – Karina Halle comes to Piatkus Entice!

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We are incredibly pleased to announce that US self-publishing sensation Karina Halle is coming to Piatkus Entice! Her Experiment in Terror series has garnered hundreds of five star reviews and gathered a following of loyal fans across the USA. We are delighted to be in a position to start spreading

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29
Aug

EXCITING ANNOUNCEMENT: The Heavens Rise by Christopher Rice

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We have some very exciting Thursday news for you . . . I’m delighted to announce that Piatkus will be publishing Christopher Rice’s new novel! An internationally bestselling author and son of Anne Rice, Christopher is a master of the psychological thriller, counting Patricia Cornwell and Charlaine Harris among his

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29
Aug

Happy Publication Day, Martin Millar!

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Today sees publication of Martin Millar’s long-awaited next book, The Anxiety of Kalix the Werewolf. Millar’s werewolf series is by turns witty, esoteric and shocking – these are fantastical creatures with dark, real-life problems. Called ‘Brixton’s answer to Kurt Vonnegut’ (Uncut), and ‘the funniest writer in Britain’ (GQ Magazine), anyone

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29
Aug

The Twins Chosen for Richard & Judy Autumn Book Club

Posted by in Fiction, News, Recommended Reading

Richard & Judy's Book Club has a history of choosing great reads, including some of our favourite Piatkus titles. The Book Club launched with Sister by Rosamund Lupton, which went on to become a bestselling phenomenon around the world. Last year The Guilty One was chosen by the public as

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27
Aug

Sherrilyn Kenyon's STYXX UK tour! – Anna Boatman, Senior Editor

Posted by in Author News, Book News, Fiction, News, Recommended Reading

Hello all! The whole of Piatkus is bubbling with excitement at the moment because SHERRILYN KENYON – that’s right, THE Sherrilyn Kenyon, internationally bestselling author of the Dark-Hunter series – is coming to England! To celebrate the release of her brand new Dark-Hunter book, Styxx, Kenyon will be touring the

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26
Aug

WIN a copy of DECEPTION COVE!

Posted by in Bonus Material, Book News, Competition News, Competitions, Fiction, News, Recommended Reading

THIS COMPETITION IS NOW CLOSED To celebrate the publication week of Deception Cove by Jayne Ann Krentz writing as Jayne Castle, we're giving away three (3)  free copies! Just enter your details below for a chance! Be sure to read our Terms and Conditions . . . Alice North is

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22
Aug

Use the lessons from COMPELLING PEOPLE to communicate effectively with your colleagues

Posted by in Book Extracts, Book News, News, Non-Fiction, Recommended Reading

In this extract from Compelling People: The hidden qualities that make us influential, John Neffinger and Matthew Kohut provide crucial advice for communicating with your colleagues: When we decide how we feel about someone, we are making not one judgment, but two. The criteria that count are what we call

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19
Aug

DARK STORM extract

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Return to the seductive world of Christine Feehan's New York Times bestselling Carpathian novels as roiling passions collide in a perfect storm of dangerous desire that only a precious few can hope to outrun . . . Dark Storm by paranormal superstar Christine Feehan is out in the UK for

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19
Aug

Download some smart thinking today with our new e-book only titles: The Chaos Imperative and Compelling People

Posted by in Author News, Book News, News, Non-Fiction, Previews, Recommended Reading

Do you want to shake up your organisation by injecting a little bit of chaos into how you work? Are you curious about the way you come across to people when you first meet them and how this might be affecting your chances of success?

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