• CentreHouse Press

      CentreHouse Press is an independent publisher, operating as a cooperative, using digital short-run technology, that specalises in memoirs, travel books, literary fiction, non-fiction and ebooks.

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    • Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
      March 2006


      by Peter Cowlam

      The book’s central time frame is the 1970s, when Bruce takes over a financial consultancy firm founded by his father, and

    • Children's & young adult fiction & true stories
      July 2014

      Aggie and the Ice Floe

      by Power McTeal, Dawn Hunter

      Aggie and the Ice Floe is a children's picture book, suitable for reading alone, or for parents who wish to read to their children. It is a beautifully illustrated adventure story about a boy, Aggie, whose sleepy world is woken up to a first f

    • Plays, playscripts
      July 2012

      Debussy Was My Grandfather

      The Madness of Vivien Leigh

      by Garry O’Connor

      Under the one title are brought together two plays by the critically acclaimed Garry O’Connor, Debussy Was My Grandfather and The Madness of Vivien Leigh. A theme common to both is the emotional and

    • The Arts
      September 2013

      The Engaged Musician

      A Manifesto

      by Sam Richards

      Social commentary. The Engaged Musician is a passionate call to musicians, of whatever genre or discipline, to rescue themselves and us from the commercial tyrannies and dictates currently forming our musical life, and relocate it very determi

    • Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
      April 2013

      Who’s Afraid of the Booker Prize?

      by Peter Cowlam

      Winner of the 2015 Quagga Prize for Literary Fiction. <span s

    • Fiction
      July 2016

      New King Palmers

      by Peter Cowlam

      Winner of the 2018 Quagga Prize for Literary Fiction. Set in the late 1990s, in the months up to and after the death of Princess Diana, New King Palmers is narrated by its principal character Humfrey Joel, a close friend of Earl Eliot d’

    • Biography & True Stories
      April 2017

      The Vagabond Lover

      by Garry O'Connor

      In The Vagabond Lover, author Garry O’Connor performs a delicate balancing act, writing his own life vis-à-vis that of his father, Cavan O’Connor, the famous ‘Vagabond of

    • Humanities & Social Sciences
      January 2017


      With an Introduction by Jon Elsby

      by G. K. Chesterton

      G. K. Chesterton wrote of Orthodoxy that it represented an attempt ‘to state the philosophy in which I have come to believe’ and to do so ‘in a vague and personal way, in a set o

    • Humanities & Social Sciences
      November 2014

      The Burghers of Ceylon

      Race, Representation, Identity

      by Andrew Elsby

      The Burghers of Ceylon traces the origins and history of the mixed-race populations of imperial Ceylon. It explains how, and why, those populations emerged, how they developed, how they were distinguished – and how they distinguished the

    • Fiction
      May 2015

      Across the Rebel Network

      by Peter Cowlam

      Anno centres a federated Europe in an uncertain, and not-too-distant digital future, when politics, the media and mass communications have fused into one amorphous whole. He works for the Bureau of Data Protection (BDP)

    • Humanities & Social Sciences
      April 2015

      Wrestling With the Angel

      A Convert's Tale

      by Jon Elsby

      Who am I? Am I an autonomous being, able to define myself by my own free choices, or a created being with a given human nature, living in a world which, in significant respects, does not depend on me? Are these two views

    • Literature & Literary Studies
      May 2016

      Naked Woman

      Semmelweis: De Raptu Meo

      by Garry O'Connor

      Under the one title Naked Woman are brought together two plays by the critically acclaimed Garry O’Connor. The first, Semmelweis, is a victim play in the Tennessee Williams tradition, and the secon

    • Fiction
      July 2017

      The Curious Ones

      by Eliza Granville

      For more than fifteen years, Isabelle has been tormented by guilt over the disappearance of her youngest daughter. If only she’d been at the school gate to meet her. If only she hadn’t been so engrossed in her

    • Literature & Literary Studies
      October 2017


      Poems of Love, Loss and Rivalry

      by Peter Cowlm

      A sequence of poems whose terrain is love, loss and lovers’ rivalries. ‘His poems have an epic feel…painting vivid pictures with the fewest words possible.

    • Biography & True Stories
      March 2018

      Chamberlain and Appeasement

      by Andrew Elsby

      Neville Chamberlain was Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from May 1937 to May 1940, and is identified with the policy of ‘appeasement’ towards Adolf Hitler’s Germany in the period preceding World War II. In this new study Dr Andre

    • Humanities & Social Sciences
      June 2018

      Coming Home

      by Jon Elsby

      Coming Home looks, in the broadest sense, at the Catholic Church and the phenomenon of conversion. It considers, among other things, the varied components of Catholic identity; the complex, multifaceted relations between Catholicism and postmo

    • Literary Fiction
      December 2018

      Once Upon a Time in Paris

      by Eliza Granville

      Like her last novel, Gretel and the Dark, Once Upon a Time in Paris cleverly combines a fairy-tale element with magic realism: in this case, an account of events in the life of Charles Perrault. Set in Paris in 1695, intertwining hist

    • Biography & True Stories
      May 2019

      Heroes and Lovers

      by Jon Elsby

      What is a tenor? What makes some tenors great? Why are tenors so rare? Heroes and Lovers suggests answers to these qu

    • Fiction
      August 2019


      by Peter Cowlam

      Mystery surrounds the source of Zora Murillo’s unfathomable wealth. But that’s not all the locals want to know about. Intrigue surrounds her arrival in a quaint old English market town, when the hotel she buys, the Pleiades, is transformed

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