Press Coverage

Land Girl’s Tale by Mona MacLeod

Raddlesham Mumps on the Air

Ana Matronic in conversation with Murray Lachlan Young and Julie Verhoeven on BBC Radio 2. You can find the full program here. The interview begins at 1:19:18.

“… a tale that will haunt readers…” Review of Black Snow Falling  in The Scotsman

Black Snow Falling reviewed by Beth Goodyear in her teen fiction round up. Available here.

L.J. MacWhirter’s Guest Blog on The History Girls – The Importance of Libraries

Guest Blog on The History Girls – The Importance of Libraries

Alan Taylor about A Large Czesław Miłosz With a Dash of Elvis Presley by Tania Skarynkina. 

“She writes as if penning a letter to a close friend, loosely, intimately, but never less than engagingly. One imagines she’d be fun over a drink or two.”
Click on the link below to see the full review

PEN Award Winner 

We’re amongst the winners of the English PEN award 2017 for translation for A Large Czesław Miłosz With a Dash of Elvis Presley by Tania Skarynkina.

Find all the reviews for Black Snow Falling by L.J.MacWhirter following the links below!

Black Snow Falling

Country Life Review of Skarynkina June 2018Review in Country Life Magazine June 2018 of

A Large Czesław Miłosz With a Dash of Elvis Presley by Tania Skarynkina

Review of It Takes a Lifetime to Become Yourself

Scots Law and assisted dying researcher, Amanda-Jane Ward has written a very moving review of Kay Carmichael’s book It Takes a Lifetime to Become Yourself.

Click on the link to read the full review: KCarmichaelReview

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Scotland Street Press launches YA list

An article from The Bookseller announcing the start of Scotland Street Press’s Young Adult list with L. J. MacWhirter’s Black Snow Falling

The Bookseller

A Land Girl’s Tale…

A lovely article from The Drummond Civic Association on Mona Macleod’s A Land Girl’s Tale.

You can find an extract from their newsletter here.

Goodbye to all that: one man’s story of facing up to death

A moving and courageous extract from Don’t Look Down where Roger Chisholm discusses facing the end of his life.

The Herald, 27th January 2018

Don’t Look Down

Roger Chisholm’s new book featured in The Scotsman. Read the article here:


7 Criminal Minds

‘It’s a crime for a debut to be this good, frankly.’ A great recommendation for Errant Blood.

BBC World Service

Mona McLeod discusses her experiences as a ‘Land Girl’. (26.9.2017)

Scots Whay Hae!

‘[…] reminiscent of Iain Banks, and I do not say that lightly.’ Glowing review of Errant Blood. (29/5/2017)

Undiscovered Scotland

‘Superbly constructed literary thriller’ First review of Errant Blood (26.4.2017)

STV News

Sara Trevelyan on her life with Glasgow gangster Jimmy Boyle (5.3.2017)

BBC Timeline

Watch Sara Trevelyan’s interview on BBC iPlayer. Stars at 7:40.  (2.3.2017)

BBC Radio Scotland

Listen to Sara Trevelyan’s interview on BBC iPlayer. Starts at 1:42:45. (5.3.2017)

Herald Magazine

Freedom Found: Sara Trevelyan on her life with Jimmy Boyle (25.2.2017)


I met Moors murderer Myra Hindley but we didn’t dwell on violent past, says former wife of Jimmy Boyle (25.2.2017)

‘A combination of derring-do and naivety’. Nine Months in Tibet, by Rupert Wolfe Murray (10.9.2016)

Sunday Times

Feature: A marriage made in prison and ended in solitude (26.2.2017)

News: Boyle’s ex wife in prison plea (26.2.2017)

Times Literary Supplement

Review of ANT (June 2015)

The Press and Journal

Book Review: 9 Months in Tibet by Rupert Wolfe Murray (15.10.2016)


A Different kind of travel book: 9 Months in Tibet (17.12.2016)