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Simon Rich sitcom to air in 2015

July 3rd, 2014

Simon-Rich

A sitcom written by Simon Rich and based on the very funny stories in Last Girlfriend on Earth has got the green light from the FXX channel in the US! A 10-episode...

After Me Comes the Flood: 10 Cult Rules

June 26th, 2014

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After Me Comes the Flood tells an eerie, haunting tale of a man who leaves his own life only to find there’s a new one already awaiting him. One sweltering hot day, John...

International Crime Month

June 25th, 2014

international crime month

We’re very excited to announce the launch of International Crime Month! Along with Melville House UK, Europa Editions and No Exit, this July we’ll be helping to promote one of the most vital...

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New Books

The Sexual Life of Catherine M.

The Sexual Life of Catherine M.

The sensational erotic memoir that shocked the world, nowre-issued as a Serpent's Tail Classic.

Missing

Missing

A tough, terrifying thriller depicting one man's fight to rescue two young girls from the cartels in...

Spoiled Brats

Spoiled Brats

Growing up is hard to do, and generation Y seem to be finding it harder than ever. Meet Simon Rich's...

Indigo

Indigo

Thomas Pynchon meets Stephen King in this psychological thriller.

The Moth

The Moth

Pull up an easy chair and settle into the most spell-binding collection of real stories you will ...

Live At the Brixton Academy

Live At the Brixton Academy

Sometimes you have to take a chance, and Simon Parkes is nothing if not a risk-taker. The riotous ...