Thursday, December 04, 2014

Private Library for Sale!

Thousands of First Editions, many signed, alongside Publishers' Proof Copies, all collected over the decades by Gold Dagger Chair, Richard Reynolds, are being placed on the market. Over the next year we'll be adding the vast majority to these listings so check back often! Go here to see what's available!

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Ukrazy Ukrainians

Check out the craziness of the urban explorers in the former USSR in this BBC piece.

Monday, November 11, 2013

徐志摩 Xu Zhimo - Check this out!

So - I wonder if there's some bloke who owns a small publishing house who thought it would be a good idea to publish the ONLY English translations of the poems of the most important modern Chinese poet...? ;p

Tuesday, November 05, 2013

Renewed Life

I'm very pleased to announce that we're gradually getting most of the brilliant, early Oleander Texts from up to 50 years ago back into print as part of the Oleander Classics Series. The latest is Rajasthan, Agra, Delhi: A Travel Guide - part of Philip Ward's 4-volume Indian series.

Saturday, October 26, 2013

FREE - Pre-release Giveaway

We've got a free giveaway going on right now. fancy an early chance to grab the new Children's story from Oleander? Head over here and get yours now - also, you have a chance to win a fabulous kid's T-shirt!! All for nothing :)

Beautiful illustrations by Fae Charlotte Dickerson accompany a fun story from Jessica Blagbrough. Come on over and meet Jacob and friends!

The ebook will be out on Kindle and iTunes by the end of the month and the book itself will follow shortly after. Get it early here.

Monday, October 21, 2013

Coming Very Soon

Out next week - a fabulous new children's story. Watch this space. And - in the meantime - visit the facebook page :)

Tuesday, October 15, 2013


Felicity Brandon's spicy short Friday's Lesson is FREE 14/15/16 October on Kindle. Grab yours by clicking on the pic or here. (Remember, you don't need a Kindle - just download one of the many apps for PC, tablet, phone etc.)

Jenna is late and a little drunk. But as she returns home she has no idea just how much trouble she is in… Her husband is waiting. Feeling unvalued, Oliver has very firm ideas about how their marriage needs to change if he is to stay. As the realisation hits Jenna, she must decide how far she is prepared to go to save their fractured relationship. Will Jenna step out of her sexual comfort zone and accept his terms? Can she learn the value of Friday’s lesson in time… and will it be enough to make him stay?

18+ Contains graphic scenes sexual activity.

Tuesday, October 08, 2013

Now you can have your favourite language with you wherever you are!

Happy to announce we've released the Key Words series through Amazon to every country they operate. So, if you need to brush up on your  Classical Greek or fancy grabbing some ale at the beerfest you'll have exactly what you need.

These useful books provide the most commonly used words in their given language - 2000 arranged in easy sections of 20 words each.

So whether it's Italian, German, French, Spanish, Arabic or, of course, English - there's a Key Words for you!

Not forgetting of course, Latin and Classical Greek - for those studying classical civilisation - or just wanting to impress/annoy their friends!

See them all here: Oleander Key Words.

Monday, October 07, 2013


Ok, so today's post is very little to do with books. I'm just besotted with this gif - it inspired me to make this exact pizza for my own meal. Of course, clicking it will still take you to a book - what else would you expect??

Bizarrely, the .gif came from Pistonheads lol!

Friday, October 04, 2013

Re-released Arabia

Very pleased to let you know that I'm in the process of re-releasing some of the classic Oleander titles and the first are specialist historic Arabia.

You can see the others on the website, of course.