This is it. London Book Fair arrival day. Whoop! Let me see those hands!
We are joining forces with national charity The Reading Agency to launch an exciting competition. We hope ‘Your Story Her Words’ will encourage everyday people to share their own stories.
The competition offers everyone who enters the chance to have his or her own personal, extraordinary story be the inspiration for bestselling author Amanda Prowse’s next story, and become a real-life literary hero or heroine!
Head of Zeus is delighted to announce the appointment of Suzanne Sangster as Publicity Director.
Suzanne is currently Publicity Director of Biteback Publishing where she has masterminded a wide range of successful campaigns for high-profile authors such as Damian McBride, Nigel Farage and Stanley Johnson and has been involved in running the Paddy Power Political Book Awards. Before Biteback Suzanne has worked for numerous companies in a freelance capacity including HarperCollins and Dorling Kindersley and was an account director at Midas for several years.
As a novelist, I use fiction to explore subjects that are often difficult or taboo like domestic control, racism and now post-natal depression. I must confess that as I sat on the side of the bath, crying at 3 a.m. silently begging my baby boy to go back to sleep, I wondered if I was the only one, the only mother that felt looking after a new born was just too difficult. I was exhausted and can now see that exhaustion, coupled with hormones running haywire and no immediate support, meant I was being gripped by the tentacles of the baby blues monster.
Bull Mountain, the fictional setting of Brian Panowich's new debut novel, is nestled in the foothills of the Blue Ridge foothills, and has enough family history to destroy a man. But how would a stranger pass the time and take in the sights? Brian Panowich's tourist guide to the place can tell you;
Head of Zeus are delighted to announce the acquisition of two new books from Kate Kerrigan – the bestselling Irish author. The first book The Dress will be published in September 2015 and is a wonderful story of an iconic 1950s dress and its relationship with three women over 70 years.
Set between New York; London and Ireland, the novel interweaves the stories of Joy a 1950s socialite; Lily a vintage fashion blogger and Honor an extraordinary Irish seamstress and dress designer.
Neil Belton at Head of Zeus has acquired Marked For Death, a new book by James Hamilton-Paterson, the bestselling author of Empire of the Clouds: When Britain’s Aircraft Ruled the World.
Hamilton-Paterson is one of the rare authors who can write as beautifully about war and machines as he does about coral reefs and tropical storms.