Handheld Press

Books published by Handheld Press

So Lucky

In one week, Mara Tagarelli loses her wife, her health and her job. Soon she is struggling on all levels and even afraid for her life. Not just because of the advance of multiple sclerosis but because someone is targeting vulnerable people and Mara believes she knows why.

Reviewed on 12 October 2019 by Linda Wilson

What Might Have Been

London, England 1916. A left-wing government is dividing the country into opposing camps. Social division, economic disaster and international humiliation follow.

Reviewed on 01 June 2019 by John Cleal

After the Death of Ellen Keldberg

The artist Ellen Keldberg has been found frozen on a street bench in Skagen. Soon two visitors arrive in town: her nephew Mikkel who has to organise a funeral, and Anne Sofie, a young reckless photographer obsessed with death. As their paths cross a history of old and new secrets come to the surface.

Reviewed on 09 March 2019 by Ewa Sherman

The Runagates Club

The final collection of John Buchan’s short magazine stories retold in the atmosphere of a gentleman’s club.

Reviewed on 08 December 2018 by John Cleal