Journalist and novelist Lesley McDowell introduces a remarkable pair of new voices as part of our debut author series:

Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi’s Kintu is an epic tale of fate, fortune and legacy, which vibrantly brings to life a colourful Ugandan family by blending oral tradition, myth, folktale and history.

Blood & Sugar by Laura Shepherd-Robinson is a thrilling historical crime novel which opens in June 1781. An unidentified body hangs upon a hook at Deptford Dock – horribly tortured and branded with a slaver’s mark.