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  • A Little Stranger

    Sometimes everything is not enough... Fran has a good life: a happy marriage to a successful man, a healthy, sweet-natured toddler, a nice London flat. Then, one day, she walks out, leaving it all behind.  As Fran travels to Las Vegas and on to Vancouver she is haunted by memories of her own childhood and driven to reconnect with her estranged mother, Ireni, whose descent into alcoholism has left ... Read more

    $6.99 USD

  • The Last Time I Saw Jane

    Audrey is a journalist living in London. Anonymous in the city she has left her troubled past far behind in Canada. A passionate affair with Jack, and an intense new friendship with Shereen bring uncertainties and confusion and Audrey finds herself drawn into the dramatic story of James Douglas,19th Century pioneer and the first mixed race Governor of British Columbia. As she digs deeper into his ... Read more

    $6.99 USD

  • Waving at the Gardener

    The Asham Award Short-Story Collection

    'As a woman I have no country. As a woman my country is thewhole world' Virginia WoolfAsham House inSussex was once home to Virginia and Leonard Woolf and is theinspiration behind the Asham Award. Launched in 1996 to support andencourage new writers, it is Britain's only prize for short stories bywomen.Waving at the Gardenerpresents the twelve fresh, engaging and original voices shortlisted forthe ... Read more

    $13.29 USD

  • Letter To An Unknown Soldier: A New Kind of War Memorial

    On Platform One of Paddington Station in London, there is a statue of an unknown soldier; he’s reading a letter. On the hundredth anniversary of the declaration of war everyone in the country was invited to take a moment and write that letter. A selection of those letters are published here, in a new kind of war memorial – one made only of words.In a year of public commemoration ‘Letter to an ... Read more

    $5.99 USD

  • Weird Sister

    “A perfect, gruesome, little tale” Independent on Sunday Agnes Samuel is an American, beautiful, witty, cool, the kind of woman people remember. She arrives among the respectable citizens of Warboys like a cat among the pigeons.  Before long she has insinuated herself into the affections of the sleepy Fenland village and into the heart of the ancient Throckmorton family, a family that harbours a ... Read more

    $5.49 USD

  • Where Does Kissing End?

    Mina should fear the night, she should fear what she becomes. But she does not… Stephen Smith is in love. The object of his desire is Mina Savage, the illegitimate child whose parents are themselves both illegitimate, a young woman whose ambitions and appetites outstrip Stephen’s wildest fantasies. They become lovers, but while Stephen pursues domestic tranquillity Mina becomes ever more elusive ... Read more

    $4.99 USD

  • The Mistress of Nothing

    A Novel

    The American debut of an award-winning novel about a lady’s maid’s awakening as she journeys from the confines of Victorian England to the uncharted far reaches of Egypt’s Nile Valley.When Lady Duff Gordon, paragon of London society, departs for the hot, dry climate of Egypt to seek relief from her debilitating tuberculosis, her lady’s maid, Sally, doesn’t hesitate to leave the only world she has ... Read more

    $13.99 USD

  • Landing Gear

    A Novel

    From the award-winning author of The Mistress of Nothing comes a highly imaginative story of colliding worlds and extraordinary connections, revealing the tenuous, often unexpected ties that bind us together.When everything was falling apart, someone fell into place…Suburban London housewife Harriet spends her days doing what she’s worst at. She grocery shops for her family who eats too much, ... Read more

    $10.99 USD

  • Ambient Literature

    Towards a New Poetics of Situated Writing and Reading Practices

    This book considers how a combination of place-based writing and location responsive technologies produce new kinds of literary experiences. Building on the work done in the Ambient Literature Project (2016–2018), this books argues that these encounters constitute new literary forms, in which the authored text lies at the heart of an embodied and mediated experience. The visual, sonic, social and ... Read more

    $98.09 USD

  • Something Was There . . .

    Asham Award-Winning Ghost Stories

    by Various ...
    The latest stunning collection of short stories, including the winning entry of the 2011 Asham Short Stories Award, which was set up 1995 to encourage and promote new writing. It is the only short story competition whose winners and runners-up are published alongside some of our best known women writers. Past collections have included specially commissioned stories by Carol Shields, Michele ... Read more

    $2.99 USD

  • Audiobook

    The Mistress of Nothing

    Narrated by Rosalyn Landor ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 43 min

    Winner of Canada’s prestigious Governor General’s Award, this richly rendered American debut captures the life of a lady’s maid on her journey from the confines of Victorian England to the uncharted reaches of Egypt’s Nile Valley, awakening first love, testing loyalties, and discovering freedom has a price.When Lady Duff Gordon, toast of Victorian London society, departs for the hot, dry climate ... Read more

    $16.95 USD or free with audiobook trial

  • Chasing the Dragon

    One Woman's Struggle Against the Darkness of Hong Kong's Drug Dens

    Inside Hong Kong was the infamous Walled City. Strangers were not welcome there. Police hesitated to enter. It was a haven of filth, crime, and sin. Prostitution, pornography, and drug addiction flourished. Jackie Pullinger had grown up believing that if she put her trust in God, He would lead her. When she was twenty years old, God called her to the Walled City. She obeyed. And as she spoke of ... Read more

    $13.09 USD