Moll Cutpurse, by Ellen Galford.

Farah Mendlesohn/ February 28, 2020/ Uncategorized/ 0 comments

When I was a kid my mother kept me in books via the Multi Cultural Children’s Fiction Catalogue. When I entered my teen years, she switched to the wonderful Women’s Press Book Club. Every month, we selected four titles. I don’t know why the plain woodcut of a woman smoking a pipe appealed so much to me. Something about Mary

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An Interview with Lou Faulkner, author of Men of War

Farah Mendlesohn/ January 7, 2020/ Uncategorized/ 0 comments

Lou Faulkner’s Men of War is set during the Seven Years’ War. Here Lou talks with editor Fiona Pickles about inspiration and research. Despite all your researches, was there anything you absolutely couldn’t find out or any detail in the story that had to be changed because the information wasn’t available? I wanted to find everything I could about two

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Men of War

Farah Mendlesohn/ November 28, 2019/ Uncategorized/ 1 comments

Manifold Press is proud to present Lou Faulkner’s Men of War (£5.41 on Kindle). Two nations at war. Two enemies, with more in common than they know. A swift ship, and stars to sail her by. How can Captain Henry Noble and Christophe, Comte de St-Denys chart a safe course through the shoals of eighteenth-century politics and social norms to

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The House on Shipwreck Hill

Farah Mendlesohn/ October 23, 2019/ Uncategorized/ 0 comments

The House Shipwreck Hill is the latest from Manifold Press. Karen Ovér talks about her inspiration… I love old houses. There’s something about the pride of craftsmanship and attention to detail in a hand built house that gives it a character distinctly lacking in blocks of poured concrete. Compare any modern housing tract with a row of San Francisco’s famous

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Scent of Lilies

Farah Mendlesohn/ April 14, 2019/ Uncategorized/ 0 comments

Today is the launch date for Sarah Ash’s  Scent of Lilies. We always like to ask our authors, Why? Why this story. Why Byzantium? Why this story? Sarah Ash Byzantium – the name conjures up so many associations, from the poetry of W.B. Yeats to the twisted machinations of courtiers and politicians, jostling to climb to the heights in a

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February is the most romantic month.

Farah Mendlesohn/ February 7, 2019/ Uncategorized/ 0 comments

Not sure what to buy for your sweetie? Having a night of romance on your own? Manifold Press brings you the perfect romantic collection from writers old and new. Rainbow Bouquet Pre-order price: £3.85 / $4.95* USD Price will increase on 14th February    *Amazon price may vary slightly with currency exchange rate fluctuations The collection kicks off with a

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A Trip to the Movies The Favourite

Farah Mendlesohn/ January 4, 2019/ Uncategorized/ 0 comments

So what did I think of The Favourite? First I wish you to follow me on my journey to the movie. I live near Newcastle-Under-Lyme. The Vue cinema is in a mall. As you go in, on the wall, is a mural of famous figures from the movies. When I say they are overwhelmingly men, I mean at a ratio

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The Seventh of December, by Garrick Jones

Farah Mendlesohn/ December 23, 2018/ Uncategorized/ 0 comments

Even in wartime London can still be glamorous, but for Tommy and his handsome American a secret mission for a Royal Duke puts life, love, freedom and the future of the world in desperate danger…   As bombs rain down over London during the Blitz, Major Tommy Haupner negotiates the rubble-filled streets of Bloomsbury on his way to perform at

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Call for Research News

Farah Mendlesohn/ November 13, 2018/ Uncategorized/ 0 comments

Manifold Press is a small LGBTQ+ Press. We are relaunching in January with a vision to publish LGBTQ+ novels and short stories which reflects the diversity of LGBTQ+ life over the centuries. We want novels which authenticate LGBTQ+ experiences of life and love in different periods and different places, and which explores the experiences of people of many ethnicities and

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