New Book

NEW NOVEL: Isabella’s Voyage

Pioneering Victorian woman inspires novelist’s own journey and that of her heroine

‘Takes the reader on an exotic adventure and into a love story like no other.’
Wendy Griffith, CBN News Anchor; author of You Are a Prize to be Won

Passionate Isabella Buckley feels like life is passing her by. In her late thirties and yearning for adventure, she is constrained by Victorian England’s gender roles and suffocated by the quiet life she leads with her parents. But when the chance for adventure comes her way… Read More »

NEW NOVEL: The Continued Times of Isabella M Smugge

Issy Smugge joins the sandwich generation

‘Compulsive reading in which friendship and laughter rise from disaster’
Sophie Neville, author of The Making of Swallows and Amazons

It is estimated that more than 6 million people in the UK workforce — more than one in five workers — are juggling dual caring responsibilities for children and elderly relatives.[1] These all-consuming demands of the ‘sandwich generation’ traditionally fall on women… Read More »

NEW BOOK: My Big Father

The story of Kenan Araz, who lived to share the love of God in Muslim Turkey

‘I pray you will become not only a reader but also a distributor of this uniquely challenging and important book.’
George Verwer, Founder and Former Director, Operation Mobilisation

With a Christian population of only 0.2%, believers in Muslim Turkey face many challenges to their faith. Indeed, Turkey is the only European country included in Open Doors’ World Watch List top-50… Read More »

NEW NOVEL: Island Treasure

New YA novel highlights bullying’s impact

In November, Anti-Bullying Week 2022 will be raising awareness of the prevalence and cost of bullying. Run by the Anti-Bullying Alliance, the week will empower schools, parents and individuals to respond. How to understand and deal with bullies appropriately is a key theme in Helen Parker’s new YA novel, Island Treasure… Read More »

NEW NOVEL: Seraph of the Sallow Grove

‘Excellent mystery featuring clever detection and brilliant characters, in a well-imagined, post-apocalyptic society. Highly recommended.’
Brian Price, author of the DC Mel Cotton series

This winter, we will all be facing incredible challenges. With recession looming, growing NHS backlogs, an unprecedented energy crisis and widening inequalities following the pandemic, it can be hard to know where to find hope. In Ben Mears’ new novel, we discover what difference courage can make in a dystopian world very like our own… Read More »

NEW BOOK: Filthy Rich

‘Gives me great hope for many of my friends … Buy it, read it, and pass it on.’
Gavin Calver, CEO, Evangelical Alliance

When Manoj Raithatha was born in Watford in the 1970s, the country he grew up in and the faith he followed were very different from those he knows today. Back then, no one could have imagined that this shy, young Hindu would become a committed, public Christian, and that this child of immigrants would become the first South Asian Chair of the Board of the Evangelical Alliance. But how did this happen? Read More »

NEW NOVEL: The Pilgrim

‘A masterpiece of historical fiction.’
Wendy H Jones, author and writing coach

The BBC’s recent series, Forgiveness: Stories from the Front Line, thoughtfully explores the power of forgiving. Perhaps surprisingly, the presenter concludes that self-forgiveness is the hardest kind, being so bound up with regret and shame, yet it has the power to transform our lives.

In her new historical novel, The Pilgrim, Joy Margetts sensitively tackles the subject of forgiveness, in particular self-forgiveness… Read More »

NEW BOOK: The Crucible of Leadership

‘An informed consideration of leadership, underpinned by the careful use of Scripture, wide reading and recent research.’
Rev Dr Derek Tidball, former Principal of the London School of Theology

In recent years, there has been a craze for all things ‘leadership’, with one fad after another promising dramatic change. But as headlines have proven in recent months, just what constitutes good leadership is very far from settled. So if the quick fixes don’t work, where can we turn to discover how we might lead well, in church or in the workplace, when our time comes? Read More »

NEW BOOK: Standing in the Storm

‘In the darkest part of my life, in the middle of the mess and suffering, Jesus was there, holding my hand and giving me the strength I needed to simply stand in the storm.’
One in two of us in the UK will be diagnosed with cancer at some point in our lives – and all of us who are not will be close to someone who is. So when the diagnosis comes, when the storm strikes, where will we go to find strength and comfort?

In 2016, speaker and worship leader Matt McChlery and his wife faced just this question… Read More »

NEW NOVEL: Crazy About Horses

‘Isabel stands in the place of all young people as she comes face to face with wounds from her past, deep rejection issues and fears for her future. It is a great book for teenagers and has a “rooted in reality” message of hope that is so desperately needed today.’
Tracy Williamson, Author and Speaker, MBM Trust

Research from the Anti-Bullying Alliance reveals that one in four children report being bullied ‘a lot or always’. Such trauma can cause long-term damage to a child’s confidence and well-being. But one source of therapy… Read More »