Y Lolfa


By Christine Purkis - Published 2023


Set in the late 1700s in England, this is the story of a girl who goes from nothing to… well, nothing. Aggie, or ...Read Review

Nanteos: The Dipping Pool

By Jane Blank - Published 2020


A companion to Blank’s The Shadow of Nanteos (2015), set in 1750s Cardiganshire, this novel tells the story not only of Thomas and ...Read Review

Where Crows Would Die

By Mary Griese - Published 2020



Set in 1960s and 1970s Cwmgwrach (‘Valley of the Witch’), near Port Talbot in Wales, Griese’s novel details the coming of age ...Read Review

Hear the Echo

By Rob Gittins - Published 2018



Set in a mining town in the Welsh Valleys, this dual-narrative novel centres around an Italian café, “Carini’s”. One strand is the ...Read Review

Jane Evans

By Christine Purkis - Published 2019


Biographical Fiction

In 1850s Wales, orphaned Jane Evans’ life is hard, looking after five brothers and the farm animals. Her consolations are her Bible and ...Read Review