TLF Pop-Up Bookshop

Meet the Authors Coming to Our Pop-Up Bookshop at TLF16

Open 14:00 to 18:00 on Saturday 17th September at LIFT, Islington. Free admission.

We look forward to welcoming visitors to our bookshop on 17th September. Preview some of the book and authors here:

Anoushka Beazley
The Good Enough Mother is a satirical black comedy. It has been selected as the September read for Poppyloves Book Club. This is Anoushka Beazley's debut novel. Available in Daunt Books, Waterstones and other selected independents.

Abiola Bello
A. Bello is a children's and YA Author. She is the author of the Emily Knight series, with book 2 due out soon. A. Bello is the co-founder of The Author School, which has been recommended by The Mirror and founder of The Lil' Author Skool. She is also co-founder of Hashtag Press, a new publishing house with book PR, Helen Lewis.

Kevin Booth
Kevin Booth pens contemporary and LGBT-themed fiction, often about Barcelona and its history. He also writes about the city’s art and architecture in the BCN Free Art guides. As K. Eastkott he has created an environmentally focussed ocean fantasy exploring non-Eurocentric worlds and freer gender depictions. He combines work as a translator and editor with writing.

Guy Blythman
I am an independent author trying to break into the mainstream. I have published, and am gradually publishing, a number of books on a wide range of subjects: fiction, politics, local history/industrial archaeology, philosophy and theology. My fiction books are essentially political thrillers often with a science fiction element and written in the style of the good old-fashioned adventure yarn

Oliver Cable
Fifteen years after Alexander left his family to become an artist in Paris, his son Felix is on his doorstep, looking for answers. On a journey through smoky jazz bars, artists' studios and along the Seine, Felix discovers more about his father, and comes to question some lifelong assumptions.

Suzan Collins
Suzan Collins writes in many styles and genres, fiction and non-fiction including books that pertain to her work as a consultant/trainer in social care and management. She enjoys writing fiction as it allows her to make up stories to entertain readers, while eating cake, and writing non-fiction because she can share information and teach others new skills.

Gina Claye

My bereavement book, Don't Let Them Tell You How To Grieve,  is used by Cruse  and hospices. I wrote it to let others know that they're not alone. It is simply written, very practical and includes humour.
English Spelling is Bonkers are poems for children 7 - 11. Each has a particular spelling point to help children and all are humorous.

Rev Brian Cranwell
Rev Brian Cranwell’s “Diaries” have been assessed as “An engaging and amusing account of parish ministry as it really is, packed with insight and common sense” His research into children’s grief is based on a first UK child centred study into this subject, and was backed by Child Bereavement UK.

Lorna Dounaeva
Lorna Dounaeva is a quirky British crime writer who worked at the Home Office for a number of years before turning to crime writing. She lives in Surrey with her husband and two children.

Katharine D'Souza
Katharine D'Souza writes contemporary fiction set in Birmingham. Her novels feature families, friends and romance, and leave readers with plenty to think about.

Clare Flynn
Clare Flynn writes historical fiction that tackles themes that are relevant today. Her books are populated with memorable nuanced characters. "A good story teller knows just when to dim the lights and when to turn them up and Clare Flynn is a good story teller."

AFB Griffey
A. F. B. Griffey presents a selection of upbeat, fun poems to read to 4–7’s. Using rhythm and rhyme, the book embraces modern life, with mobile phones and computers; plus offers a scattering of dinosaurs, giraffes and robots. Oh, and an angry viper, just to spice things up!

Kit Habianic
Spring 1984. Trouble is brewing in Ystrad. It is time to defend jobs, the pits and a way of life that formed this valley and the Welsh nation. It's time to pick a side.
Until Our Blood is Dry was serialised in Wales' Western Mail to mark the 30th anniversary of the miners' strike. An early draft was shortlisted for the Daily Mail first novel prize.

Helena Halme
Helena Halme is a Finnish author based in London. Her books include The Englishman, a best-selling romantic novel, which won an Awesome Indies badge on publication. Her other titles include The Navy Wife, Coffee and Vodka and The Finnish Girl. The Good Officer is her latest new novel and a fourth book in The Englishman series.

Charles Harris
Charles Harris is an award-winning writer-director for cinema and TV and one of Britain's most respected script advisers. Teach Yourself: Complete Screenwriting Course is recommended reading on MA courses. His latest book is Jaws in Space: Powerful Pitching for Film and Screenwriters (Kamera Books, August 2016).

Violet Hunter
Subway 4 is my first novel. Set in London and told from the alternating narrative voices of a young black woman and a young white man, it is a contemporary story of racism and a young woman's fight for justice.

Just Write
Just Write is a writing group from Amersham: our first book won Writing Magazine's Anthology prize and our second was a runner up. We donated £1,000 to the Royal Marsden Cancer Charity in August 2015 and we are working on our third book, to be published in autumn 2017.

Lesley Lawson Botez
40+ bride, psychologist and lecturer, Lesley Lawson Botez met her husband in the desert. Late marriage intrigued her to investigate further. Today Lesley shares her knowledge with singles seeking their life partner through her book Holding Out for a Hero, Five Steps to Marriage Over 40, coaching and soon, an online course.

Helen Lewis
I'm a publicist & director of Literally PR. I'm also passionate about supporting talented & lovely authors from manuscript to publication. I can't wait to be part of this amazing Triskele event! 
I am bringing along several of my clients' books, incl John Uttley - Where's Sailor Jack?;
Jamie Cawley - The Birth of Now and Beliefs; Daisy White - Taming Tigers and Second Chance for Romance; Liam Klenk - Paralian; Mary Roe - Food Intolerance Solutions

Natalie Lue
Indie self-help author, Natalie Lue, runs the popular website Baggage Reclaim where she helps people break unhealthy patterns so that they can live and love with self-esteem.

Clare Lydon
Clare Lydon writes lesbian romance, and her books have been described as "romantic, addictive, fabulous!" Clare lives in London, is a craft beer fan and believes that everyone deserves a happy ending. 

Andy Mydellton
I am a new member of ALLi having self published this limited edition hardback book. I am publishing more environmental and wildlife books in the near future. I have been a freelance journalist for some years and publish in magazines every month.

Orlando Pearson
The Redacted Sherlock Holmes covers events too scandalous for publication in Holmes’s life time. Among matters investigated - the true reason for the death of Hitler, the relationship between Queen Victoria and one of her servants, and serial tax evasion by large companies. A must for lovers of the counterfactual.

David Penny
David Penny is the author of the Thomas Berrington Historical Mysteries set in Moorish Spain in the 1480's.

Camilla Reeve
Camilla Reeve has produced three poetry collections: Raft of Puffins 2016; Travels of a Spider 2006 and Travelling East by Road and Soul 2009, and a YA fantasy novel, The Cloud Singer. She loves performing poetry and also runs Palewell Press, a micro-publisher focusing on Human Rights and the Environment.

Ann Richardson

Ann Richardson is a writer of narrative books, in which people talk confidentially about matters of importance to them. In Celebrating Grandmothers, 27 women from very different backgrounds talk about what being a grandmother means to them. Ann is also a grandmother herself.

Eden Royce

Eden Royce is descended from women who practiced root magic in her native Charleston, South Carolina. She's been a bridal consultant, snake handler, and stockbroker, but is now content to write dark fiction about the American South from her home in the English countryside. Spook Lights features the language and traditions of the Gullah-Geechee people, descendants of the first slaves brought to the Sea Islands off the coast of South Carolina and Georgia.

A E Ryecart
I write MM (gay) contemporary romance, set in and around London. Complex men facing difficult decisions, my tales are high on angst and emotional tension as my characters journey towards their happy ever after.

Tamim Sadikali
Tamim is a Warwick Maths graduate who fell out of love with maths. It was only in his late twenties, well after he'd started a career in software, that writing fiction 'just sort of happened.'
Dear Infidel takes us into the heart of a British Asian family celebrating Eid ul-Fitr. The place is northwest London and the time is November 2004, eighteen months into the second Iraq war and seven months before London’s 7/7 bombings.

Lynda Young Spiro
A mixed media artist who was born in Hampstead, London, where she now lives with her husband. Her passion for colour, her fascination with texture and her love of recycling have all found expression in an extraordinary body of textile work. Her first non-fiction book, Latch-Hooking Rugs is published by A & C Black. Lynda was inspired by and drew on both her own experiences and those of other people whilst writing her first romantic novel There is Always More to Say.

Jon Stenhugg

Who is the mysterious child photographed with her friends in front of Adolf Hitler? This thriller, set in modern Sweden is the first of a set of three by Jon Stenhugg, a Swedish author of Nordic Noir.

Cezanne Taharqa
Cezanne Taharqa writes Self help books which feature her artwork & poetry. She is also a 'Literary Doula', helping others give birth to their books.

Mark Taylor
Mark Taylor's debut novel crash landed on planet earth in 2013. Its dark brooding style benchmarked his writing and has led to further releases of novel and short story collection alike. While most of Mark's work is macabre, occasion has it that he will write about kittens and daisies. Just not very often.
His work has been compared to Douglas Adams and Clive Barker. He's equally happy about both.

Jane Turley
Jane Turley is a humourist and author of the blog The Witty Ways of a Wayward Wife. She is also the author of three books including The Changing Room, A British Comedy of Love, Loss and Laughter which was included in Gransnet’s Best Christmas Reads of 2015.

Ann Turner
I have a passion for history, and write historical fiction. My book is set towards the end of the 12th century. It tells the adventure of two sisters who accompany their husbands to the 3rd crusade beside King Richard, the Lionheart, and life after back in England.

T N Traynor
Growing up with dyslexia meant that writing a book was beyond my wildest dreams. The story of my main character, Idi (short for idiot), is the story of someone put down early in his life but overcoming all that and beginning to believe in himself so that he can become a magician.

Elizabeth Woodcraft
Elizabeth grew up in Essex in the 60s. A Sense of Occasion and Beyond the Beehive take us back to Motown, scooters, coffee-bars and hairstyles.  Sandra and Linda grapple with the politics and the anguish of first love.  ‘Brings a lump to the throat long after you’ve closed the cover.'

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