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Writing in Spain: How author Barbara Lamplugh left behind the UK to find success as a novelist

Granada-based British writer Barbara Lamplugh’s second novel, The Red Gene, is based on the Spanish Civil War. The book comes four years after Secrets of the Pomegranate, released in 2015. Here she tells us why moving to Spain was the secret to finding success as a writer…

Tributes pour in for Spanish author Soco Cordente who has died aged 36

SOCO Cordente, one of Spain’s greatest young writers has died.  The Cuenca-born author best known for her bestselling book Ego, passed away on Saturday aged...
Book In Front Of A Poppy Field Outside The House

LIMITED TIME OFFER: Free book download from Andalucia-based author

EXCLUSIVELY for Olive Press readers, author Sabina Ostrowska is offering a free download of her book The Crinkle Crankle Wall: Our First Year in...

Living the dream: Author Joan Fallon on her move to Spain

ONE of the positive outcomes of the coronavirus restrictions for me is that with so much time at home, I’ve had the opportunity to...

British author in Alicante pens wartime novel to international success

A BRITISH author residing on the Costa Blanca has enjoyed such ‘amazing success’ with her debut novel she’s already begun work on numbers two...

British expat rocks Costa del Sol with new crime thriller on London’s criminal underbelly

Manilva author’s Costa del Crime blockbuster keeps Santa busy this Christmas

BOOK REVIEW: Carlos Ruiz Zafón’s The Labyrinth of the Spirits

In the second part of our new book review section, Alicia Duggan immerses herself in the long-awaited final instalment of the Zafon quartet that began with The Shadow of the Wind

British expat who waited whole life to become author publishes first book

He couldn´t read or write until he was 16

Scottish expat author Joan Fallon launches latest mystery novel

‘Palette of Secrets’ follows ageing Marbella artist Nancy Miller as she attempts to write her memoirs

British expat author living in Spain wins Goodreads Book of the Month award

Brit Eric Gates received Goodreads Book of the Month award in February for his thriller Outsourced

Sierra Nevada-based expat author wows with latest travel book

Sierra Nevada author is seeing success with his latest travel book ... could this be the next Chris Stewart

UPDATE: Coffin marked with Cervantes’ initials found in hunt for author’s remains

Archaeologists have unearthed the casket in an unmarked grave in Madrid

Final stage in the hunt for author Cervantes begins in Madrid

More than 20 forensic experts are extracting bones from three unmarked graves

Best of British expat writers

The Olive Press celebrates expat writers Gerald Brenan and Chris Stewart

Author and ex-Genesis drummer Chris Stewart offers Alpujarra walking

Special discount for Olive Press readers

Hunt for Cervantes turns up four sets of bones

The bones will now been analysed in a new phase in the investigation

Expat author releases latest novel

Jane Finch, of Almeria, hopes 'The Black Widows' will be a success

Local author in his crime

John Hardy pens series of Andalucia-based short stories

A tale of pain and passion in the palace

New book by local author tells of the trials and tribulations of Alhambra heiress

Costa del Sol author writes series of crime novels

The Varigo Series stars the world's first healer/sleuth

Author snubs literary prize in Spain

Javier Marias turns down €20,000 in order to 'avoid state institutions'

US literary lion wins award in Spain

American author has been awarded the Prince of Asturias award

Expat’s new book to help Spanish children with English

Briton set to tour schools with book Dreamstones in bid to get kids interested

How we created hero cop Max

A husband and wife writing team based in Granada explain how they have managed to get a trilogy of crime books commissioned and onto the shelves in the UK... with a little help from The Olive Press and a large round-topped bath

Nazi hate mail

Fanatic threatens novelist over book on SS officer fleeing concentration camp for Spain




REVEALED: The cheapest supermarkets in Spain that you’ve probably never heard of – and which regions have the lowest...

A MAJOR study has revealed the cheapest supermarkets in Spain, and the results may surprise you. The OCU, a leading consumer organisation, priced up...


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