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An Unfolding Soul Audiobook Available Now!

The wonderful audiobook of Douglas Westcott’s exceptional second novel is now available on Audible, Amazon & iTunes.

The eagerly awaited second novel from bestselling Bath author Douglas Westcott is an inspiring novel of resilience and reinvention, set in Britain’s finest Georgian city and has already been delighting readers since its physical release in late September.

An Unfolding Soul continues Wescott’s sweeping, coming of age saga, painting a shocking portrait of Bath, and shining a spotlight on little-known aspects of the city’s colourful past. Business, politics and history are interwoven in this page-turning tale, with Westcott’s engaging prose filled with moments of cultural interest, humour, and ultimately, hope.

Any lover of Bath or visitor to the historic city will be captivated by Westcott’s exceptional second novel, beautifully narrated by Tony Cleary.

To find out more and purchase your audiobook click HERE

January Sale

For a limited time only Douglas Westcott’s latest exceptional novel, An Unfolding Soul: A Tale of Bath, will be available for only £12.49! 

With the weather dreary and grey outside and the warmth of Christmas a rapidly fading memory it’s easy for those January blues to gather and there is nothing better to help keep them at bay than  curling up with a good book.

Douglas Westcott has been captivating readers since his astounding debut Go Swift and Far which has sold over 10,000 copies in Bath alone. His latest novel, An Unfolding Soul, is an inspiring novel of resilience and reinvention, set in Britain’s finest Georgian city.

An Unfolding Soul continues Westcott’s sweeping, coming of age saga, painting a shocking portrait of Bath, and shining a spotlight on little-known aspects of the city’s colourful past. Business, politics and history are interwoven in this page-turning tale, with Westcott’s engaging prose filled with moments of cultural interest, humour, and ultimately, hope.

The perfect read for any lover of Bath, this novel is sure to delight.

To order your special signed copy for more than £5 off the RRP of £19.99 click HERE

Offer ends on the 1st of February.

Discover An Unfolding Soul: A Tale of Bath in Britain’s Finest Georgian City

When you’re strolling through Bath’s beautiful and historic streets and perusing the stalls and shops for the perfect present, memento of your trip or simply looking for your next gripping read be sure to keep an eye out for Douglas Westcott’s exceptional novels.

Westcott’s debut sold over 10,000 copies in Bath alone and his eagerly awaited second novel, An Unfolding Soul, is an inspiring tale of resilience and reinvention, set in Britain’s finest Georgian city.

This beautiful hardback with embossed cover and stunning end papers of illustrated street maps combined with Westcott’s masterful and captivating prose will delight any lover of Bath, or visitor to the historic city.

Both An Unfolding Soul and Go Swift and Far can be found at the following fine establishments whose support is much appreciated:

 Waterstones

4/5 Milsom Street

Bath BA1 1DA

01225 448515

 

Mr B’s Emporium of Reading Delights

14/15 John Street

Bath BA1 2JL

01225 331 155

 

Oldfield Park Bookshop

43 Moorland Road

Bath BA2 3PN

01225 42772

 

Topping & Co

The Paragon

Bath BA1 5LS

01225 428111

 

The Julian House Bookshop

86 Walcot Street

Bath

BA1 5BD

01225 331114

 

Visitor Service Manager

Bath Visitor Information Centre

Bridgewater House

2 Terrace Walk, Bath BA1 1LN

01225 614420

 

Prior Park Garden Centre

Prior Park Road

Bath BA2 4NF

01225 427175

 

Galleries Shop

Freshford Lane

Freshford BA2 7UR

01225 723249

 

Exlibris

1 The Shambles

Bradford on Avon

BA15 1JS

01225 571282/863595

 

Book Barn

1 Hallatrow Business Park

Wells Road

Hallatrow

Bristol BS39 6EX

01761451765

 

Art Ventures Ltd

3-4 Northumberland Place

Bath BA1 5AR

07511446744

 

Roman Baths Gift Shop 

Stall Street

Bath BA1 1LZ

01125 477798

Tully and George 

6 North Parade

Bath BA1 1LT

 

The author greatly appreciates the support of the above booksellers.

Bestselling Bath author Douglas Westcott Now Available at Bookbarn International

If you’re searching for the perfect present to delight this Christmastime Bookbarn International is the ideal spot to pick up both of Douglas Westcott’s exceptional novels. Both his stunning debut, Go Swift and Far and eagerly awaited second novel An Unfolding Soul are now available to buy at Bookbarn International.

Bookbarn International houses a vast collection of academic books, classics, coffee-table and art books, covers thousands of topics, spanning every corner of fiction and non-fiction from the 17th century to the present day. In the heart of Somerset just outside Bristol and Bath they are open to the public seven days a week.

You’ll find a range of new books such as Westcott’s An Unfolding Soul, thousands of pre-loved books for just £1, an impressive collection of rare and antiquarian books and fresh homemade food at The Full Stop Café.

Find out more HERE

 

 

An Unfolding Soul eBook Available Now

The eBook of An Unfolding Soul: A Tale of Bath is proudly released today, the 20th of November, from Valley Spring Press.

The eagerly awaited second novel from bestselling Bath author Douglas Westcott is an inspiring novel of resilience and reinvention, set in Britain’s finest Georgian city and has already been delighting readers since its physical release in late September.

An Unfolding Soul continues Wescott’s sweeping, coming of age saga, painting a shocking portrait of Bath, and shining a spotlight on little-known aspects of the city’s colourful past. Business, politics and history are interwoven in this page-turning tale, with Westcott’s engaging prose filled with moments of cultural interest, humour, and ultimately, hope.

Any lover of Bath or visitor to the historic city will be captivated by Westcott’s exceptional second novel.

Click HERE to buy the ebook for only £5.99.

Peter King’s Glowing Recommendation

Peter King gives a glowing review and recommendation of An Unfolding Soul in Freshford’s Bulletin Winter 2018

Looking for an unusual and stimulating Christmas gift, or just a very good read? Go no further than Galleries, where you can purchase a signed cop of Douglas Westcott’s second novel An Unfolding Soul which tells the intriguing and revealing story of Bath’s re-development after the Second World War.

Will rapacious developers inflict more damage than Hitler’s Luftwaffe on the priceless fabric of our beloved Bath?

Ian Morris lies in a coma in Baths Royal United Hospital, mind and body shattered, with nothing remaining of his hard-earned fortune…

Can he recover to re-build his property empire?  Will he be part of the greed-driven destruction gripping historical Bath in the ‘swinging sixties’? Or will he soften his rapacious desire for profit and recognise how to change his own destiny and restore the citys fortunes? Personalities, real and imagines, inhabit this volume and readers will recognise many of these and aspects f the Bath scene over the second half of the twentieth century.

This is the real inside story which follows on from the highly acclaimed Go Swift and Far, published in 2015.

The author has a flair for writing a real page turner and for marketing the result, as you can see from the van, in which his son delivers the books!

– – Peter King, The Freshford Bulletin

 

An Insight Into Douglas Westcott’s Route to Authorship

Bestselling Bath author of Go Swift and Far and the newly released An Unfolding Soul talks us through his road to authorship and the immense influence of the Arvon Foundation.

At the age of sixty, and freshly retired from a business life, I nervously booked my first Arvon course at Totleigh Barton in order to fulfill a lifelong desire to write about an extraordinary early life.

As the only child of a young Polish girl, who fled to England after the First World War and left me orphaned at seventeen, the story was there, but I hadn’t the slightest idea of how to turn it into a novel.

Eight years and six courses later at each one of the marvellous venues, my first book

 ‘Go Swift and Far’ was ready for Christmas 2013. Now, five years later my second, ‘An Unfolding Soul’, is released for this years festivities. No small thanks to the guidance and encouragement of the tutors, including Joanne Harris and James Friel, who persuaded me to persevere, despite the ‘loneliness and frustration of the long distance writer.

I could not have done this without Arvon, which I congratulate on its recent fiftieth birthday.

Douglas Westcott

Bath & Bristol Small Publishers’ Gathering

The Bath & Bristol Small Publishers’ Gathering will be a day of small publishers talking to each other, and to their customers, about their books, on Saturday 3 November, 2018, in Bath at the Friends’ Meeting House on York Street.

The morning will be a trade event, with speakers and networking. The afternoon will open the Gathering to the public with free entry, to buy and sell books. Kate Macdonald of Handheld Press and Samantha Walton of Bath Spa University and Sad Press have organised the Gathering, in order to meet other small publishers, and get to know the publishing community in the west of England.

Douglas Westcott, the author of the bestselling Go Swift and Far and An Unfolding Soul, will be attending the event. He is an integral part of the literary landscape in the west of England setting both of his gripping novels in the historic city of Bath.  Go Swift and Far was Westcott’s first novel and is an astounding bestseller selling over 10,000 copies in Bath alone. His latest novel, An Unfolding Soul is out now.

GET AN EXCLUSIVE SIGNED COPY HERE 

Douglas Westcott Exclusive Signing on the 20th of October

On Saturday the 20th of October bestselling novelist Douglas Westcott will be at Waterstones in Bath giving an exclusive signing from 1pm.

Westcott has released two novels to date Go Swift and Far and An Unfolding Soul. Both novels explore the historic city of Bath at different key periods within it’s past, the first examining the destruction and aftermath of the Luftwaffe bombing and the second the poignant sixties.

An Unfolding Soul was released on the 20th of September 2018 and continues Wescott’s sweeping, coming of age saga, painting a shocking portrait of Bath, and shining a spotlight on little-known aspects of the city’s colourful past. Business, politics and history are interwoven in this page-turning tale, with Westcott’s engaging prose filled with moments of cultural interest, humour, and ultimately, hope.

Any lover of Bath or visitor to the historic city will be captivated by Westcott’s exceptional second novel.

Head to Waterstones on the 20th of October to hear more about these captivating novels and get your own special signed copy.

Waterstones Bath, 4-5 Milsom Street,  Bath, BA1 1DA

 

An Unfolding Soul Launch Gallery

On the 20th of September 2018 An Unfolding Soul was launched at the Apex Hotel in Bath.

The hotly anticipated second novel from bestselling Bath author Douglas Westcott follows the huge success of his first, Go Swift and Far, which sold over 10,000 copies in Bath alone.

An Unfolding Soul continues Wescott’s sweeping, coming of age saga, painting a shocking portrait of Bath, and shining a spotlight on little-known aspects of the city’s colourful past. Business, politics and history are interwoven in this page-turning tale, with Westcott’s engaging prose filled with moments of cultural interest, humour, and, ultimately, hope.

To see all the excitement at the launch see the gallery below!

Recent News

An Unfolding Soul Audiobook Available Now!

8 August, 2019 in News

The wonderful audiobook of Douglas Westcott’s exceptional second novel is now available on Audible, Amazon & iTunes. The eagerly awaited second novel from bestselling Bath author Douglas Westcott is an…

January Sale

14 January, 2019 in News

For a limited time only Douglas Westcott’s latest exceptional novel, An Unfolding Soul: A Tale of Bath, will be available for only £12.49!  With the weather dreary and grey outside and the warmth…

Reviews

‘Westcott has done it again, masterfully capturing the essence of magnificent Bath’

Jenny Lippett

‘Westcott burnishes his well won reputation as the  Grand Master of intrigue with this much anticipated sequel to acclaimed Go Swift and Far ; nothing less than brilliant as with the deft hand of an ancient god  he manoeuvres  the fate of the great and  less than good of Bath across the chess board of life. Check mate ; but who wins …..’

Patrick McCloy

Just finished reading your second book An Unfolding Soul which I have enjoyed as much as your first. As a Bathonian of 77 years I find it so scary and truthful as we currently experience The Third Destruction of Bath.

Malcolm Mitchell

‘Hard on the heels of ‘Go Swift and Far’ comes this hugely enjoyable sequel and another success for Westcott’

Jack Jenkins

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