Armley Press, Leeds’s champion punk publisher, recently announced a new title.

‘A Bad Winter’, by award-winning author Samantha Priestley, is a supernatural tale of love, lust and revenge set among the wild hills of Derbyshire, where a crime of passion sends reverberations down through the ages.

At the age of nine, Samantha Priestley won a school prize for a story about a girl who wakes up as a butterfly. She has since gone on to win both the H.E. Bates Prize and the Tacchi-Morris Arts Centre Prize and has been shortlisted for numerous other awards. She lives in Sheffield.

 ‘A Bad Winter’ is available from Amazon, or can be ordered it through bookshops and public libraries.

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