Julie Shaw is a writer and an entertainer. Born and raised in Bradford, West Yorkshire she now lives by the coast in Bridlington where she can be seen singing or presenting shows around the seaside resorts. She is married with two grown up children and 5 grandchildren and fits her writing around her busy lifestyle. Julie likes to write about the tough things in life and doesn’t shy away from ‘telling it like it is.’
The agency has three titles in the top ten best-selling memoirs of 2016.
Cathy Glass’s Silent Cy is no 4 and Can I Let You Go? is no 6 whilst Julie Shaw’s Bad Blood is no 10.
Congratulations to Julie Shaw and Lynne Barrett-Lee whose Blood Sisters is at no 13 in the Sunday Times bestseller list this week.
Congratulations to Julie Shaw and Lynne Barrett-Lee whose Blood Sisters is at no 11 in the paperback chart.
Congratulations to Julie Shaw and Lynne Barrett-Lee whose Blood Sisters, published on 20th April, has gone in at #16 in the non-fiction paperback chart on its first partial week.
Harper Collins have commissioned Sins of the Father the latest in her Hudson family non-fiction saga.
Julie Shaw’s Bad Blood spends a third week in the top ten non-fiction paperback list - this time dropping from no 1 to no 3.
Congratulations to Julie Shaw whose latest memoir in the Hudson family series Bad Blood has gone from no 3 to no 1 on a full week’s sales into the non-fiction paperback list.
Congratulations to Julie Shaw whose latest memoir in the Hudson family series Bad Blood has gone straight into the non-fiction paperback list after a half week of sales at no 3.
Julie Shaw’s new book Blood Ties has been generating lots of media interest, including the following pieces in the Big Issue in the North, and Sunday People: Love Sunday.
Julie Shaw’s interview with BBC Look North is now available online here (video starts at 19:20).
‘Her writing style has echoes of the crime writer Martina Cole – graphic street vernacular and a pumping narrative with larger-than-life characters who thrill and chill in equal measure. But Shaw’s prose has an extra layer of polish and authenticity.’
Our family’s criminal past
On a weekend trip to Asda four agency titles were spotted on display: three books by Julie Shaw and one by Casey Watson.
Julie Shaw’s series of books on the notorious Hudson family go from strength to strength, currently occupying the top two positions in the Amazon chart for True Crime Biographies.
Julie Shaw’s Our Vinnie: The true story of Yorkshire’s notorious criminal family is at number sixteen in the Sunday Times paperback non-fiction chart this week.
Julie Shaw’s Our Vinnie: The true story of Yorkshire’s notorious criminal family has moved into the Kindle top 50.
Harper Collins have bought world rights in the latest in the Julie Shaw series . Sins of the Father will be published next year.