Zander Wedderburn. 1934-2017. It is with great sadness that we have to announce that the founder of Fledgling Press – Zander Wedderburn – died yesterday morning, 23 Feb 2017, peacefully at home with his family. He will be missed greatly by all who knew him.
TIME’S WITNESSES Women’s voices from the Holocaust Published by Fledgling Press to coincide with Holocaust Memorial Day on 27 January 2017 Time’s Witnesses is the history and words of ten Jewish women who survived the Nazi concentration and extermination camps during World War Two. These are women who lived through an unimaginable time, yet are … Read more Press Release: Times Witnesses
A NEW THRILLER PUBLISHED 21 NOVEMBER 2016 Tokyo Nights by Jim Douglas Charlie Davis, a modern-day heretic, ditches his past and rushes into a picaresque journey through the glistening nights of Tokyo and the desolate wilds of northern Hokkaido. But the past is not so ready to ditch him; wistful private investigator Colin McCann, hired … Read more Press Release: Tokyo Nights
RACHEL KENNEDY CHARLEY CHAMBERS A YA novel published by Fledgling Press 3 October 2016 Take a pinch of magic, a pinch of romance and a pinch of intrigue and – Abracadabra – a spellbinding novel is created. Rachel Kennedy has dreamt up a singular character – Charley Chambers. From a very early age Charley has … Read more Press Release: Charley Chambers
We were delighted to receive a Facebook notification this morning from Denis Ruddy who was cycling from Edinburgh to Linlithgow on April 29th and decided to take a detour via Arthur’s Seat. On his way round Salisbury Crags he stopped for a moment and saw a strange object hidden under a boulder in the South … Read more First hidden copy of Seventeen Coffins found on Arthur’s Seat!
We’re not the only one’s who had a fantastic time at Philip’s launch – read what the Bookwitch had to say about the launch here – bookwitch.wordpress.com
From his humble beginnings as a raw recruit aged 15 to his departure from the army aged 27 and a fully qualified Helicopter Air Gunner/Pilot, Alan Brown recounts anecdotes and tales from his life as a soldier in the British army in the 60s and 70s. This refreshingly frank and often funny book follows Alan … Read more Boy Soldier and Beyond
The Red Man Turns to Green Launch, a set on Flickr. This evening, Waterstones on George Street, Edinburgh hosted the launch of Dickson Telfer’s debut novel The Red Man Turns to Green. With plenty of guests, drinks, and sunshine, it was a great success!
Had quite an interesting email from our distributors – BookSource – today – who asked me to supply our new logo to them as they had noticed the old Fledgling Press chick had changed. This came as a bit of surprise to me as yes, we changed the logo a few weeks back, but I … Read more Where’s our chick gone?