Autumn is coming

Yesterday, I noticed the leaves were starting to fall from the trees outside our house. It might still be August, but the scent of autumn is starting to filter through on the breeze. Autumn is my favourite season. Cosy throws, fluffy slippers, hot chocolate. Crunchy leaves, Halloween, darkening evenings. And, of course, curling up with [...]

Cornish Reading Challenge: Tina Hartas from TripFiction shares her Cornish book recommendations

  TripFiction is so pleased to take part in the Cornish Reading Challenge 2017! We know that there are several authors who have agreed to take part on an individual basis, so we thought we would bring together some new and some old favourites, so that people taking part in the challenge have as broad [...]

Cornish Reading Challenge: The Thief’s Daughter by Victoria Cornwall

This year, I've chosen The Thief's Daughter by Victoria Cornwall as one of my Cornish Reading Challenge reads! Hide from the thief-taker, for if he finds you, he will take you away … Eighteenth-century Cornwall is crippled by debt and poverty, while the gibbet casts a shadow of fear over the land. Yet, when night falls, [...]

Cornish Reading Challenge: Liz Fenwick’s Recommendations

Author Liz Fenwick shares her recommendations for the Cornish Reading Challenge 2017. There have been some wonderful new books set in Cornwall. Each of them brings out a different aspect of the delectable Duchy. So without further delay here’s a small selection of my most recent favourites. The Year of Marvellous Ways by Sarah Winman. [...]

Cornish Reading Challenge: Recommendations

For the challenge this year, I've chosen two books: The Thief's Daughter by Victoria Cornwall, and Under A Cornish Sky by Liz Fenwick. There are so many wonderful books set in Cornwall for you to choose from - here's a few I'd recommend. Poldark by Winston Graham You can't have a Cornish book list without [...]