Writing was ‘pure therapy’ for my grief, says award-winning crime author | Books | Entertainment

Writer Jo Callaghan, winner of the Theakston Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year 2024 (Image: Lorne Campbell / Guzelian for Daily Express) Picking up her prize – £3,000 and…

One of the most popular thrillers is now on Kindle Unlimited | Books | Entertainment

Currently No 1 this week in the Amazon charts is Freida McFadden’s The Housemaid. Described as “an absolutely addictive psychological thriller with a jaw-dropping twist”, this first book in The…

Amazon offering three months of audiobooks for free with Prime Day dea | Books | Entertainment

Amazon has introduced an incredible offer of three months free of their audiobook subscription, Audible, in line with Amazon Prime Day. While the shopping giant often gives away a free…

George RR Martin teases Winds of Winter and Dream of Spring plot details | Books | Entertainment

George RR Martin has been working on the penultimate Game of Thrones book The Winds of Winter for the last 13 years. Over the past week, the 75-year-old has been…

Winds of Winter release – George RR Martin on how next book will be announced | Books | Entertainment

This week marks 13 years since the publication of A Dance with Dragons, the latest book in A Song of Ice and Fire. Since then the Game of Thrones TV…

Winds of Winter release delay – George RR Martin on Game of Thrones fan anger | Books | Entertainment

It’s been 13 years since George RR Martin last published a book in his A Song of Ice and Fire series. The Game of Thrones TV series has come and…

Harry Potter fans in stitches after ‘greatest’ translation | Books | Entertainment

Harry Potter fans found themselves in stitches, discovering what they have dubbed the “greatest-ever” translation of the beloved series, of which many were completely unaware. Highland influencer Trinix D Morrison…

Bookworms can enjoy a summer of free reading with big deal from Audible | Books | Entertainment

Summer is officially here and for many of us that’s a time to get out into the sunshine. It can be a great time to get some reading done but…

Black Sabbath: Our albums sold millions, so where was all the cash? | Music | Entertainment

Geezer on stage in 1973 (Image: Getty) Nobody expected an explosion, let alone a mortar bomb. It was 1980, the year after Black Sabbath had sacked Ozzy Osbourne, and the…

Hunger Games new book Sunrise on the Reaping release date announced | Books | Entertainment

Following her best-selling Hunger Games trilogy, Suzanne Collins published a prequel novel called The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes. The book was set 64 years before the events of the…