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Book review: The Desperado and A Noose for the Desperado by Clifton Adams

In two masterfully written, fast-paced Westerns reprinted from the 1950s, a hot-headed teenager on the run from the law becomes a bandit... and the fastest gunman ever to come out of Texas.
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The Perfect Victim by Corrie Jackson

Book review: The Perfect Victim by Corrie Jackson

From the cut and thrust of the newsroom to the scene of a grisly murder, reporter Sophie Kent is at the top of her game.
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Best selling author Ben Lyttleton with some of the students at Reedley Primary School.

Author Ben's top writing tips hit the back of the net

A best selling author passed on some tips to budding young authors in Burnley.
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The Nimes Roman ampitheatre

TRAVEL: Underground and overground in beautiful southern France

Smell. Taste. Think.
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An English Murder by Cyril Hare

Book review: An English Murder by Cyril Hare

In the English 'Golden Age' of crime writing, Cyril Hare earned a reputation as one of the best-loved masters of the whodunit.

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Prose and poetry event to celebrate Lancashire Day.

Celebrating all things Lancashire at Colne literary event

Burnley performers are painting the town red by hosting a literary event celebrating Lancashire Day.

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The Fix by David Baldacci

Book review: The Fix by David Baldacci

FBI special agent Amos Decker is no James Bond… he’s overweight, socially inept, needs a haircut and his stained clothes could do with a good wash.
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The Christmas Secret by Karen Swan

Book reviews: The Christmas Secret by Karen Swan

Alex Hyde is a young woman to be reckoned with…

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(From left) Toby and Amelie Brown at the exhibition.

Record numbers head to Padiham model railway exhibition

A good time was enjoyed by all at the 17th Annual Model Railway Exhibition, which welcomed a record number of attendees at the Nazareth Unitarian Chapel.

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Turf Moor has seen its share of ups and downs, all documented in Tim Quelch's new book

'From Orient to the Emirates': Burnley FC book charts club's meteoric rise

A new book on Burnley Football Club's rise from the brink of oblivion in 1987 to seventh in the Premier League where they currently sit has been released, charting the Clarets' transformation into a force in English football once again.
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Nine Lessons by Nicola Upson

Book reviews: Nine Lessons by Nicola Upson

For the last nine years, Nicola Upson has quietly been building an impressive reputation as one of the most exciting, intelligent and assured writers of Golden Age inspired crime writing.

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Lancashire-based Unfolded Tale will write and publish your autobiography

Putting your life story in print

Increasing numbers of people want to leave their life story as a legacy for feature generations of their family. Mike Hill reports
Nostalgia
Day In, Day Out by Hctor Aguilar Camn

Book review: Day In, Day Out by Héctor Aguilar Camín

Distinguished Mexican author, journalist, and historian Héctor Aguilar Camín explores a dissolute writer’s lifelong obsession with a nefarious temptress in this hardboiled tale of lust, police corruption and murder in Mexico City.

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The Pearl Sister by Lucinda Riley

Book review: The Pearl Sister by Lucinda Riley

From Rio de Janeiro and 1920s Paris to the icy beauty of Oslo and now the red, dusty heat of central Australia, every corner of the world has become a thrilling new adventure with master storyteller Lucinda Riley.

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Classic Tails by Elizabeth Garrett

Book reviews: Have yourself a quirky little Christmas!

And now for something completely different! Take a walk on the wild side this Christmas with a gloriously offbeat selection of gorgeous gift books for both adults and children.

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The Twelve Dogs of Christmas by Alison Ritchie and Marisa Morea

Book reviews: Fun, friendship and fantasy make Christmas special

From a bored princess and an abandoned kitten to a mischievous little dragon and twelve dogs a-leaping, there are books to delight every child as the countdown to Christmas gets under way.

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Photographer Eddy Rawlinson with his favourite photo.

Burnley's past comes to life in Towneley Hall exhibition

Towneley Hall has revealed a new exhibition titled “It’s Not Negative” focused on Burnley’s past and present.

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Robert Drake, from Towneley Hall, holding JMW Turners watercolour painting of Towneley Hall.

Towneley Hall artwork heading to Japan

Two of Towneley Hall’s most treasured artworks have gone on tour to the Far East.
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Your spooky hallowe'en photos

Tricksters or treaters came in every shape and size as Hallowe’en was celebrated in across town on Tuesday evening.

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The Evacuee Christmas by Katie King

Book reviews: Romance and drama for the Christmas season

Family and friendships take star billing in three enchanting Christmas novels just made for fireside reading.

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