Books, Books, Books – summer reads and the latest from MJ Arlidge

This week we have ‘Summer Break’ reading suggestions by book correspondent Clare Hobba: Penelope Lively – Heat wave, Maggie O’ Farrell – Instructions for a Heatwave and Tove Janssen – The Summer Book. If you are able to go out, she suggests: go and enjoy a National Trust Garden, but remember to book your place in the car park.

Clare Hobba is an Author & Creative Writing Tutor. For an excellent Creative Writing Course starting in September, She also have a blog about ‘Living through lockdown and beyond’. Find out more about Clare on her blog (My Moon-shot).

M J Arlidge joins us and telling us about his most recent book release All Fall Down as well as some of his other forthcoming projects. You can find out more about the new book on the Orion Books website.

All Fall Down: ‘YOU HAVE ONE HOUR TO LIVE’ Those are the only words spoken on the phone call. Then, they hang-up. A prank, surely? A mistake? Anything but the chilling truth… that someone is watching, waiting, working to take your life in one hour.

Laura Bill and Matt Adams want to hear your stories – you can get in touch on They bring us some of the local news from St Albans and the surrounding area, more details are on the Herts Ad website.

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