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 poet Hollie McNish. There were many things that Hollie McNish didn’t know before she was pregnant. How her family and friends would react; that Mr Whippy would be off the menu; how quickly ice can melt on a stomach. These were on top of the many other things she [...]