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The Route Book at Bedtime

The Route Book at Bedtime

‘Adult bedtime books don’t come much better than this.’

‘Exhilaratingly conceived books.’ – Metro

Born in the 1980s

Born in the 1980s

(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.

All Embracing and Other Stories

All Embracing and Other Stories

‘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.’ – Michelle Spring, Royal Literary Fellow, Magdalene College, Cambridge. Longlisted for the 2012 Frank O’Connor International Short Story Prize.

Nature’s Magician

Nature’s Magician

Nature’s Magician is a characteristically precise collection of stories from Anthony Cropper.

Longlisted for the Frank O’Connor International Short Story Prize.

Some Girls’ Mothers

Some Girls’ Mothers

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

Spellbound

Spellbound

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 women’s magic over men.

Bonne Route

Bonne Route

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 don’t have to tackle big events to make a big impact.’ – The Crack

Ideas Above Our Station

Ideas Above Our Station

Ideas Above Our Station (Route 18) Fifteen writers have risen to the challenge to put the ideal story into their fellow traveller’s hand.

‘A diverting travelling companion’ – The Guardian

Wonderwall

Wonderwall

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

Naked City

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

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