â€˜Adult bedtime books donâ€™t come much better than this.â€™
‘Exhilaratingly conceived books.’ â€“ Metro
(Route 21) The generation born in the 1980s tell their story as they come of age. Fear not for the intelligence of our youth, this collection is full of insight.
â€˜Shining a tender light on the human heart, these stories capture the dignity of ordinary individuals and the wonderful everydayness of love. A delight to read.â€™ â€“ Michelle Spring, Royal Literary Fellow, Magdalene College, Cambridge. Longlisted for the 2012 Frank O’Connor International Short Story Prize.
Nature’s Magician is a characteristically precise collection of stories from Anthony Cropper.
Longlisted for the Frank O’Connor International Short Story Prize.
Six writers tackle the thorny subject of mother/daughter relationships with grace and honesty. Available as paperback, eBook and audio book.
‘Touching, wounding and humbling.’ – Simon Armitage
Inspired by sweet love and bitter breakups, boundless suffering and one-sided adoration, Joel Willans’s stories promise a spellbinding read and a unique insight into womenâ€™s magic over men.
Bonne Route (Route 19) is a book of twelve short stories that focus on the small moments in our lives that can lead to wholesale change.
‘Short stories donâ€™t have to tackle big events to make a big impact.’ – The Crack
Ideas Above Our Station (Route 18) Fifteen writers have risen to the challenge to put the ideal story into their fellow travellerâ€™s hand.
‘A diverting travelling companion’ – The Guardian
Wonderwall (Route 16) was first published in 2005, at a time of an uncontrolled push to global citizenship, this collection of stories looked much closer to home.
‘Some of the best stories I have ever read.’ – BBCi
Naked City (Route 15) At the start of this century the cities up and down the UK got a makeover, with city appartments, bar and restaurant cultures and new lifestyle possibilities. These stories look at the effect these changes had, written by the people who lived through them.
‘This collection not only embodies the city, but occupies the very soul of the urban landscape.’ – Inc Writers