& G-PRESS FICTION

We are an independent, traditional British publisher producing quality books, working with established, best-selling authors such as Shirley Harrison and Echo Freer and exciting new writers, including Sally Tissington whose haunting novel, Crocodile on the Carousel, has been published by G-Press Fiction, our fiction imprint.

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The Bookseller

Golden Guides Press was mentioned in The Bookseller and we look forward to seeing our titles promoted in the press, on TV and radio, as well as working closely with bookshops, organisations and museums to arrange special events with our authors.

Submissions (also see About Us):

We are currently closed to submissions.

For both non-fiction and fiction, please send a synopsis (no longer than a page), the first three chapters of your book and a covering letter by standard post (enclosing an SAE) or by e-mail to Fiona Shoop ( Please do not send submissions via signed for delivery as we are not located near a delivery office.

Please note, submissions without return postage will not be returned and, if no e-mail address is included, will not be answered. Full manuscripts are not needed or requested at this stage but we will only consider finished novels, not ones which are still in progress.

For non-fiction authors, please mention your  expertise in your subject area, together with a list of previously published titles or publications for which you have written. We will acknowledge receipt of all submissions within a couple of days (except at the weekend), and aim to reply fully within six weeks. No phone calls, please.

Please note, we do not publish STMA, poetry, plays, scripts, craft, MBS, fantasy, sci-fi, sport, children’s non-fiction or picture books.

Contact us:

Golden Guides Press Ltd

P.O. Box 171


East Sussex



Trade enquiries:


Chris Lloyd Sales & Marketing Services

50a Willis Way



BH15 3SY

01202 649930

Fax: 01202 649950




Orca Book Services

Unit A3 Fleets Corner Industrial Estate,




BH17 0HL

01202 785714



Our eBooks are available from all good UK-based book eStores, for all eReaders



Registered company number 07238523

VAT number 113 8791 09

Copyright Golden Guides Press Ltd 2014


Non-fiction and fiction titles

              Did you know?

      1) Sylvia Pankhurst was called a ‘scarlet woman’ by her mother, the fellow Suffragette, Emmeline Pankhurst, when she became pregnant outside of marriage

      2) Hitler and Mussolini considered her outspoken views to be a threat and the German dictator intended to arrest her once he’d invaded Britain

     3) Sylvia established a toy factory to bring employment to women. It ended in a libel case

      4) The Suffragette also fought for better rights for India and Ethiopian Independence, clashing with her mother & sisters over her varied causes

Discover even more fascinating facts in Shirley Harrison’s Sylvia Pankhurst: The Famous Suffragette,

ISBN 978-178095-018-1, £17.99 and as an eBook for all eReaders

Enter the world of body snatchers, evil curses, ghouls and secret burials – – out now (children’s fiction, 8+).

‘On the night Parliament burnt down, a child was conceived out of wedlock, a baby was abandoned and another thrown into the Thames’

The Exhibitionists, out now

           Did you know?

  1. 1)US President James Garfield might have survived an assassination attempt if only his surgeons had washed their dirty hands before inserting them in his wounds

  2. 2)Of all the killings in The Classic Guide to Famous Assassinations, the most bizarre has to be death by umbrella...

Available from all good bookstores