We set up Blackfriars because the growth of digital publishing has given us the chance to bring more of the books we love to readers. Some are available only as ebooks, some as lovely print editions as well. However you find and read them, we hope you will love them too.
We’re delighted that Everything I Never Told You by Celeste Ng has been longlisted for the CWA John Creasey Dagger. If you haven’t read it yet, Blackfriars editor Clare Smith tells you why you should.
The Blackfriars team take you through some of their Top 5′s; if you’re looking for a superb short story, excellent back-to-school novel, or just a book to remind you that summer happened once, look no further.
A memoir of parenthood by performance poet Hollie McNish. Hollie McNish was on the way to perform at her first poetry gig at Glastonbury Festival. In Kings Cross station, she bought two pregnancy tests. In the toilets, in the break between connecting trains she tested them; they were both positive. She went back to Boots [...]