Author: News And Info

  • ‘A cracking read…’

     Yes – the reviews have started coming in! The honour of bagging the first review slot is Richard Storey who emailed us: ‘A cracking read with a cast of great, very memorable and all very different, all too human characters with failings and foibles. Great fantasy, firmly rooted in mugs of tea. Cracking stuff!’

  • 22.2.22… Twicetime!

    We’re thrilled to announce that Twicetime, Carol Carman’s fabulously funny new fantasy novel, is officially published today, 22.2.22! If you’d like a bit of Terry Pratchett humour with Mary Shelley overtones, this is the book for you. Its 431 pages are packed with comic fantasy encompassing family, finality, resurrection, expectations, revenge, invention, high-stakes gambling and […]

  • New book from Carol Carman!

    Yes, it’s true Carol’s latest book, Twicetime, will be published on the 1st March. However as today is 22/2/2 it seems appropriate that we make a special guesture for Twicetime and it is available to pre-order NOW. And only from this website. Any pre-orders will receive priority dispatch and quite probably before the official publishing […]

  • New Book for Christopher South

    Mccaw Press are pleased to announce that the latest Christopher South book will be released on Tuesday 10th December. “Where to Find A Warm Bucket and other Tall Tales of a Low Place” is the fourth book about a fictionalised location Grunty Fen. It will proudly bare the McCaw Press logo. More details:

  • Witches, broomsticks and Hallowe’en

    Hallowe’en is upon us so that calls for a little piece about witches. I’ll take an extract from Gingerbread Children. By the side of the Bursar’s bed lay the head of her broomstick. The shaft of the broomstick was in the Bursar’s clasped hands, being slammed down repeatedly onto the bed. Generations of concussed mattress […]

  • Gingerbread Children mentioned in despatches – well, Fortean Times actually

    The first press review for Carol Carman’s latest, Gingerbread Children, has appeared today! Fortean Times has picked up a copy and published a short review in their SF and Fantasy round-up. The important issue was published 6th December 2018 and you can read the full review here: Fortean Times can be found at

  • November 10th Book Launch

    November 10th Book Launch

    To help some of people who will be coming from afar here are a few clues of how to get to Niche Comics and Books in Huntingdon. Huntingdon is served by fast direct rail from London Kings Cross; from the North you will need to change at Peterborough. It’s about a 10 minute from Huntingdon […]

  • Meet the author – Huntingdon 10th November 2pm!

    Yes, it’s a chance to meet Carol Carman and talk to her about her latest book, Gingerbread Children. Discover what inspired to create a world around witchcraft, cats and bakery. Taste the glory of gingerbread whilst Carol signs your book for you! First come first served on the gingerbread. The event :  Double book launch […]

  • More 5* reviews!

    More 5* reviews!

    We’re very happy that two more readers have given Gingerbread Children five stars on Amazon! Click here to see the full reviews or go to our Reviews Page. We knew this was a wonderful book – and readers are telling us the same! Happy weekend, everybody.

  • Marks out of 10? Got to be a 10.

    Oh, we’re very excited that another review has come in for Gingerbread Children – this time from someone who confesses they ‘wouldn’t normally pick up a fantasy novel’.  But they liked what they read – very much indeed: “From the very start, I was captivated by the descriptive writing. Every little detail of each scene that […]