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Michelle Flatley

Callous experience for East Lancashire's migrants

The growing gets tough up north

The growing gets tough up north

Zia Chaudhry

Challenging lazy views of Islam – on all sides

Melissa Lee- Houghton and her book, Beautiful Girls

Blackburn bipolar poet publishes her second book

Rachael Webster

My double life as a call girl

INSPIRED Michelle Flatley

East Lancashire author's book highlights the lives of immigrant women

STAR QUALITY Sharon Bolton and, below, film star Connie Nielsen

Darwen author's crime novel set for Hollywood cast

PROUD TRADITION At the launch launch of the new book are, from left, Dennis Speak, Kevin Crossdale, Coun Asjad Mahmood, Mayor of Pendle, MP Andrew Stephenson, Christina Cope, from the hospice, Edward Padgett, president of Nelson, Colne and District Master

New book taps into a century of plumbing in Nelson and Colne

NEW VENTURE Former Westholme girl Helen Flanagan in her latest shoot

Former Westholme girl Helen Flanagan to reveal all in autobiography

SPELLBINDING Author Livi Michael and her book ‘Malkin Child’

Pendle Witch daughter's tale Malkin Child is county's bestseller

Novel about Burnley weavers’ mill hits bookshelves

OPENING UP Alexander Khan

East Lancashire author tells story of ‘cruel’ ordeal in Pakistan

Christian Grey

Lancashire academic creates first image of ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ heart-throb Christian Grey

AWARD Sharon, and right, her novel

Darwen author shortlisted for Theakston Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year Award

QUALITY Stewart Binns

Burnley author praised for latest novel

AUTHOR Jill with a framed picture of her book cover, with husband Chris

Clayton-le-Moors woman in western novels accolade

Book on Darwen town reprinted 120 years after its original

Book on Darwen town reprinted 120 years after its original

AUTHOR Sheena Byrom

Former East Lancashire midwife to talk on bestseller Catching Babies

Roger Eli signs a copy of his book for Louise Hill.

Burnley FC hero Roger Eli publishes his memoirs

THOUGHTS FROM ABROAD Margaret Sherlock writes on the island of Lanzarote

Blackburn author goes from poverty to penning novels on a sunshine island

Author Keith Dewhurst and his book, Underdogs.

New book tells the unlikely tale of Darwen's FA Cup heroes


Lancashire author pens supernatural thriller to mark the Pendle witches 400th anniversary

TOP The Worst Case

Crime thriller tops the list at Blackburn with Darwen libraries

WHO'S WHO Andrew Brown with wife Jane

East Lancashire names added to world-famous book Who's Who


Blackburn author pens his first book

GRACELAND Poet Darryl Ashton

Elvis Presley poet from Great Harwood is going to Graceland

PAST GLORIES The front cover showing an historic view of the town centre

Book brings Bygone Blackburn to life

MEMORIES Just three of the images in the new book

Book pictures Colne past and present

CATCHING UP Recently retired midwife Sheena Byrom with her book Catching Babies

Midwife pens book about 35 years Catching Babies in East Lancashire


Lancashire solicitor writes thriller crime novels from real-life cases

NEW GOAL Andy Payton in action for the Clarets

Burnley legend Andy Payton to publish life story

HOLIDAY East Lancashire mill workers dancing on the pier at Blackpool during their annual ‘Wakes Week’ break in 1905

Author’s new book tells of East Lancashire cotton industry’s growth years

ROLE MODEL Georgina amusingly highlights the title of her book

Rawtenstall teacher wins prestigious literary award

CLASS Eric Knowles' new book

East Lancashire's Eric Knowles writes book on glass designer idol

ROMANCE One of the heartfelt extracts from the new book of letters

Book reveals real love of Alfred Wainwright's life

KICK-OFF Rovers fan David Alejandro Fearnhead

Ribble Valley writer scores with fictional football tale

SWEET STORIES The Brickhouses area where Mervyn Hadfield grew up in the 1950s and 1960s.

Author releases stories from post-war Burnley childhood

INSPIRED Bruce Simpson

East Lancashire minister reflects on death of son in poetry

Burnley author's new book inspired by town

Burnley author's new book inspired by town

TROPHY Captain Tommy Boyle with the cup at Turf Moor

Author lifts lid on Burnley's FA Cup winning captain

TRIBUTE Sir William Hartley

Colne jam philanthropist remembered in book

DOUBLE TOPS Jacqueline Davitt celebrates her second authors’ prize success

Barrowford writer, 61, named Lancashire’s Writer of the Year

RESEARCH David Clayton

Former headteacher's book on abandoned Lancashire village

there’s not many folk quite so dedicated to their vocation as Accrington animal lover Steve Greenhalgh — Lancashire’s answer to Doctor Dolittle.

Accrington ex-RSPCA inspector’s tales of rescue

OFFICER Charles Lightoller

Book sheds new light on Lancastrians’ role in Titanic disaster


Lancashire train journey named as one of Britain's best

RETURN Peter Guttridge at the Inn On The Whalf, one of the settings of his earlier works

Novelist moves back to Lancashire roots after 40 years

HOW IT WAS Sarah Brown addresses the audience at the Hoghton Tower event

Sarah Brown discusses life at Number 10 in Lancashire

Clayton-le-Woods woman joins World Book Night giveaway

Clayton-le-Woods woman joins World Book Night giveaway


Best-selling Blackburn author’s novel snapped up for movie


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