Alexis Hall shares his love for Catherine Cookson

pansies_600x900Well, I’ve got a new book coming out this week. And perhaps I’m just too British and over-think these things but what seems to happen when I get a new book out is that people say “would you like to write us a post for our blog on account of how you’ve got a new book out” and I immediately think to myself “well, I’d love to but what could I possibly write about? I certainly can’t write about the new book I’ve got out. That would be ghastly.”

The new book I’ve got out is called Pansies, and it’s biggest distinguishing feature (apart from the fact it’s called Pansies) is that it’s set in a tiny town in the north of England that virtually nobody has ever heard of. I wrote a book set in a tiny town that nobody has ever heard of because I’m kind of fond of those […]