To celebrate publication of Redemption Road, the book is going on a blog tour! There will be two posts a day over the course of one week from Monday 20th July. Make sure to check out the individual reviews and posts.
Redemption Road, Lisa Ballantyne’s second novel after international bestselling debut The Guilty One, publishes on 16th July 2015. Here, Lisa answers questions about both novels. *Note: the final question contains spoilers so you may want to skip until you’ve read the … Continue reading
Lisa has written a poem inspired by Robert Louis Stevenson and her month-long residency in Grez-sur-Loing in France. In summer this year, she was the recipient of the prestigious Robert Louis Stevenson Fellowship. http://www.scottishbooktrust.com/blog/writing/2014/10/robert-louis-stevenson-fellowship-lisa-ballantyne The Nature of Influence To Robert … Continue reading
Lisa is immensely grateful to Creative Scotland and Scottish Book Trust for awarding her one of the five prestigious Robert Louis Stevenson Fellowships http://www.scottishbooktrust.com/blog/2014/05/recipients-of-2014-robert-louis-stevenson-fellowships-announced Each of the fellows spend a month’s residency in Grez-sur-Loing in France, an area steeped in … Continue reading
The Guilty One short-listed for Edgar Allan Poe Award for Best Original Paperback, in the USA. http://www.theedgars.com/nominees.html
The Guilty One is one of 23 British novels long-listed for the International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award. http://www.impacdublinaward.ie/news/23-british-novels-on-the-longlist/ Many thanks to Newcastle Libraries for nominating me! Daniel Hunter’s hometown!
Fantastic news! Lisa Ballantyne has won the readers’ vote for the Richard and Judy autumn Book Club titles at WH Smith with her “emotionally intense” debut novel The Guilty One. Readers voted online for their favourite of the chain store’s … Continue reading
At the beginning of The Guilty One, London-based lawyer Daniel receives a letter. But who is it from, what are they apologising for and why was he unable to forgive her? Dearest Danny, This is a hard letter to write. I’ve … Continue reading
The Guilty One – the sensational debut novel from Lisa Ballantyne – is available in exactly two weeks. Publishing into the same slot as Rosamund Lupton’s unforgettable bestseller Sister, we can’t recommend this novel more highly. Emotional and compelling, with … Continue reading