The Rain Heron

Robbie Arnott

Ren lives alone on the remote frontier of a country devastated by a coup. High on the forested slopes, she survives by hunting and trading – and forgetting. But when a young soldier comes to the mountains in search of a legendary creature, Ren is inexorably drawn into an impossible mission. As their lives entwine, unravel and erupt – as myth merges with reality – both Ren and the soldier are forced to confront what they regret, what they love, and what they fear.A vibrant homage to the natural world, bursting with beautiful landscapes and memorable characters, The Rain Heron is a beautifully t …


My Sister, the Serial Killer wins ‘Crime Book of the Year’

30 June 2020

My Sister, the Serial Killer by Oyinkan Braithwaite has been awarded ‘Crime Fiction Book of the Year’ at the British Book Awards 2020. The prize was awarded at the annual British Book Awards last night, which was held virtually and streamed online. Oyinkan Braithwaite is the first black author to have been awarded this prize. Her darkly comic novel about how blood is thicker (and more difficult to get out of the carpet) than water has been an international bestseller, selling over 250,000 copies across all editions, and has been nominated for a huge range of literary prizes, including the Book …