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An Interview with Katja Ivar by Paul Burke

Evil Things is Katja Ivar’s debut novel. It’s a Cold War thriller set in Finland during 1952. A Skolt Sami man has gone missing from a small village in Lapland, Käärmela. Sometimes the old or the young get lost with tragic consequences, but Erno is neither. With winter closing in, the north will soon be cut off for months by the weather, so the Ivalo police are not keen to investigate the disappearance.

The Murder Pit by Mick Finlay

Welcome to the NB Magazine stop on the blog tour for The Murder Pit by Mick Finlay!

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On top of receiving a year’s subscription to NB magazine, we will send a handpicked, gift-wrapped book each month of the year.

On top of receiving a year’s subscription to NB magazine, we will send a handpicked, gift-wrapped book each month of the year. Our expert book-pickers will endeavour to select the very best titles, but if you would like to give us a nudge, you're welcome to let us know a few of your favourite genres!

Alex Reeve on the Power of the Neo-Victorian Novel

Neo-Victorian novels occupy a curious niche within the historical fiction genre. They present as if they’ve been written in the nineteenth century when, in fact, they are modern creations. So why do writers like me bother? Aren’t there enough actual Victorian novels, without creating pretend ones?

Interviewing Anna James, NB 98's Guest Editor

Anna James has been a school librarian, a book blogger, a journalist, a literary scout, and now, an author and our guest editor for NB 98! Her life is shaped by books and, as she beautifully puts it, “reading is the closest thing we have to magic”. Editor Alice Beazer sits down with her to chat through all things literary...

We are delighted to announce the shortlist for the NB Book Club Book of the Year, selected from the exciting range of recommended reads which have been featured in the magazine over the past twelve months.

Here at NB, we love to celebrate a wide range of incredible fiction from a selection of authors. Our shortlist is diverse to say the very least, including a range of genres and settings, stretching from modern-day tales of discovery in remote Ontario to epic historical fiction in Kenya. Read on to discover the shortlist, and have your say…


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Each month the NB team selects three books that we think are astounding; one fiction, one non-fiction and our editor’s pick. We want to make sure as many people can read these fantastic books as possible so we give away up to ten copies of each book every month! So why not have a browse of our monthly picks and if you want to be in with a chance of winning simply fill out the accompanying form.