JFB Christmas Advent Day 17 – Why train Journeys are Perfect for Knitting

I’ve discovered this little fact this winter because, in the run up to Christmas, I have been making my entire family various knitted garments. I know, it doesn’t sound like much, but I’m poor and it’s thoughtful, dammit, thoughtful. Here are a couple of handy tips for knitting while on …

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JFB Christmas Advent Day 16 – A Preview of Fortunes Blight

Day 16 of the Jo Fletcher Books Christmas Advent is here and it brings to you . . . the prologue of Evie Manieri’s Fortune’s Blight, the highly anticipated follow up to Blood’s Pride. Enjoy. Prologue Excerpt from the manuscript, The History of the Shadar, by Daryan (Daimon, ninth of …

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JFB Christmas Advent Day 15 – A quick Q and A with Sebastien De Castell

Firstly apologies. Due to illness in the JFB office we were unable to open Day 16 of the Jo Fletcher Books Christmas Advent. But fear not, today you will get two treats from our lovely advent, starting with a quick Q and A with Sebastien De Castell, author of Traitor’s …

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The JFB Christmas Advent Day 10 – ALison Littlewood’s Christmas Wishlist

We recently asked Alison Littlewood, author of the fantastic The Unquiet House, what was on her Christmas Wish List and e thought we would share the answers with you. First of all, every Christmas list needs a book. There’s always a book, isn’t there? This year, I’m hoping for The …

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The JFB Christmas Advent Day 8 – A quick Q and A with Snorri Kristjansson

With Christmas fast approaching we sat down with Snorri Kristjansson, author of Swords of Good Men and Blood Will Follow, to ask him some festive questions. 1. What was the best Christmas present you ever received? A Playmobile pirate ship. I was, I think, four or five. It was the …

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