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The Best of CafeLit 10

  The Best of CafeLit 10   Each story in this little volume is the right length and quality for enjoying as you sip the assigned drink in your favourite Creative Café. You need never feel alone again in a café. So what's the mood today? Espresso? Earl Grey tea? Hot chocolate with marshmallows? You'll find most drinks in our drinks index. RRP £9.00  Buy from Amazon Buy from us (1-4 books)   Buy from us (5+ books)   As always Gill James' collection of short stories selected from her on line webpage CafeLit is ideal for those readers who do not have time to sit down and read a whole book or, who lose the thread on the ones they are reading.     Excellent Read Defy anyone not to find something in this anthology particularly liked Tony Domaille's piece     s with all the ‘Best of’ books in the Cafe Lit series, this one is jam packed full of variety. The different authors bring an eclectic mix of styles, genres, moods, and story lengths. The only constant

Resilience by Jim Bates

    Resilience is a single author collection from Bridge House Publishing. Jim Bates has a well-established voice and he brings us a substantial collection of emotionally-rich, thought-provoking stories. RRP £9.00  Buy from Amazon (including Kindle)   Buy from The Hive    Buy from Barnes and Noble  Buy from us: Buying 1-4 books   Buying 5 + books    Buy a signed copy from Jim - $15.00 including shipping anywhere in the world       'This collection of heart-felt short stories covers a huge array of emotions. Each story has a wonderful set of characters, all with an beautiful tale to tell as we step into their shoes and walk with them.' 'This is a lovely collection of short stories. Something that pervades the book is Jim’s focus on family and loving relationships, which feels positive and hopeful. ' 'Reading the 27 stories in Resilience, the collection of short stories by Jim Bates, is like listening to one heartfelt tune after anothe

Offers on our flash collections

  Donna and Jim struggle with an unspeakable act. Millicent encounters something that will change her forever, and Marie dreams of being free from her harrowing life. Melvin’s pelvic thrusts have his clients in a sweat, and Sister Francis, the bike-riding nun, has her secret revealed. Will the poem Are They Your Red Shoes make you cry? And how will I Was You Once resonate with you? The City of Stories is a collection of short, easy-read stories and poems that you can slip into your bag or pocket. Read in the café, waiting room, or on a journey. Read with a cup of coffee, or maybe a tipple of your choice. Stories that range from dark tales with a twist, to funny flash fiction that will make you laugh out loud. Author Lynn Clement takes us on a rollercoaster of emotions, showing us what goes on behind closed doors. See in out bookstore After an eventful life with four husbands, consecutively, and many tears in Spain and France, Pam has returned to her Yorkshire roots where she lives

A very special book

  Covid 19: An Extraordinary Time   RRP £13.00 A response by writers to the Covid19 pandemic in 2020, this collection is of work by writers we have published before and whom we trust, and their trusted colleagues. When disasters strike writers respond and react in words. They share with us their hopes and fears. They describe and rationalise. This volume contains pieces of fiction, flash fiction, script, poetry, memoir and some texts which cannot easily be categorised. Buy from Amazon Buy from The Hive Buy from Barnes and Noble   Buy from us - buying 1-4 books  Buy from us - buying 5+ books        As life slowly returns to normal, it is time to reflect on what we have all endured. Those of us who are still here will be grateful for those wonderful medics and scientists who pulled out all the stops. But what of the future? There will be a time when nobody will remember because they weren't born. How will they comprehend the sadness, the humour, the