• This week the lovely Milly Johnson, Yorkshire lass and author of 15 best-selling novels, has been …
  • You remember those days before lockdown, before masks and when we went on holiday? Before …
  • A year or two ago I jetted off to Milan to report back for i …
  • He’s a Lancashire legend with multiple bestsellers under his belt and not to mention …
  • This thriller by Peter May might seem like a bit of opportunistic marketing for a …
  • Welcome to the very first 10 question quiz with the Nicola Kristine Adam book club (come …
  • If you are not actually reading or writing or – like me – need a hands-free distraction …
  • Now I know some of you are probably watching the adaptation of this book into …
  •   Now I often turn to Lindsey Kelk when I need to to be carried …
  • Now, I’ve started to follow author Will Dean’s career. He’s an …
  • Recent on LLO

    • 10 questions with ‘My One True North’ author Milly Johnson

      10 questions with ‘My One True North’ author Milly Johnson
    • The Balearics: Going green in Mallorca and Menorca

      The Balearics: Going green in Mallorca and Menorca
    • 10 questions with Bella Figura author Kamin Mohammadi

      10 questions with Bella Figura author Kamin Mohammadi
    • 10 questions with ‘Spooks’ author Joseph Delaney

      10 questions with ‘Spooks’ author Joseph Delaney
    • Lockdown reads: Lockdown by Peter May

      Lockdown reads: Lockdown by Peter May
    • 10 questions with author A.J. Ashworth

      10 questions with author A.J. Ashworth
    • 10 books and author podcasts you will love (with links)

      10 books and author podcasts you will love (with links)
    • Lockdown reads: Normal People by Sally Rooney

      Lockdown reads: Normal People by Sally Rooney
    • Lockdown reads: The Single girl’s to-do-list by Lindsey Kelk (Harper Collins)

      Lockdown reads: The Single girl’s to-do-list by Lindsey Kelk (Harper Collins)
    • Lockdown reads: Black River by Will Dean; third in the Tuva Moodyson …

      Lockdown reads: Black River by Will Dean; third in the Tuva Moodyson series

    Feature: Women are empowered; breast cancer realities

    Editor NICOLA ADAM is now just two years younger than her mother was when she was developed the cancer that would kill her. Following film…

    Travel: Chelsea Harbour Hotel, London

    A menu with the choice of eight types of pillow on which to rest your weary head. A view out of your window that offers…

    Travel: Scilly island hopping, UK

      The one where I went island hopping and kept a Scilly diary… Friday 11am. Newquay airport. Can smell sea and already feels like holidays. Arrived along…

    A Mauritian idyll

    Once upon a time a small, fat, stupid, flightless bird lived on a beautiful, volcanic, island fringed by some of the world’s most beautiful white sand…

    Copenhagen, probably

    Copenhagen. Probably the best city in the world. A confident assertion, based on the advertising slogan of a very successful export and written in huge letters…

    Column: Trust issues

    I work for newspapers and I’m proud of it. But news is mine – our – currency and we have embraced every way of telling…

    Review: Treasure Island at The Dukes, Lancaster

    “This was the bestest play ever in the world. Even better than Shrek. Can we come again tomorrow?” Words of praise indeed, uttered as they…