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Great writing, great stories, great women

Out of print

A list of titles previously published by Honno, but no longer in print.

Ar fy Myw
Hwyl a helynt, gorfoledd a galar menywod o bob oed ac o bob cwr o Gymru. Pum ysgrif fuddugol cystadleuaeth a thameidiau blasus eraill: am hipis Llandeilo, am genhadu ym Madagascar, am fywydau – cyfa…
(Anthology, ed.Manon Rhys) ( 1989) £4.50

Big Cats and Kitten Heels
Rachel’s staring a dull life crisis in the face… Luckily, the very next weekend offers her best chance of excitement in months: she’s booked on a hen weekend in the Brecon Beacons which turns out to be a much bigger adventure than anticipated…
(Claire Peate) (2007)(6.99)

Buwch ar y Lein
In these lively diaries we catch a glimpse of the many facets of the dizzy social life of the London Welsh of the 1950s and 60s.
(Hafina Clwyd) ( 1987)  £3.95

Catwomen from Hell
For some wickedness is pleasure, for some it is power, and for some it is sheer survival.Contemporary short stories.
(Anthology, ed.Janet Thomas) ( 2000) £7.99

Children of Rebecca
Set against the turbulent background of the Rebecca Riots a story of separation, political turmoil and back-breaking poverty but also love and fulfilment.
(Vivien A Bailey) ( 1995)  £6.95

Clare and Effie
Moving into her grandmother’s big old house in Swansea, the young artist Clare uncovers a secret, and opens up a whole new future for herself.
(Merryn Williams) ( 1996)  £3.95

Dancing in Circles
The magic of an ancient stone circle is unlocked in the quiet village of Glasmaen.
(Julia Hawkes-Moore) ( 1995) £6.95

Dangerous Women
A collection of poems focusing on the experiences and attitudes of one woman in today’s society.
(PennyAnne Windsor) ( 1988) £3.95

Exchanges
A collection of thought-provoking contemporary poems by many of Wales’ foremost women poets.
(Anthology, ed.Jude Brigley) ( 1990) £3.95

Floristry Commission, The
There are some things in life you’ll never forget – or forgive – that mean flinging your plum suede kitten heels into a bag and leaving without a backward glance..
(Claire Peate) (2006)(6.99)

Guerillas in our Midst
Edda is single, twenty-eight and in receipt of the second worst news ever – best-friend Beth is deserting her for marriage and motherhood. A final late night adventure brought on by frustration and Cava leads to an invitation to join South London’s most secret society – the Brockley Spades.
(Claire Peate) (2011)(8.99)

Hacio (Cyfres Cled)
Daw Ceri a Moi adre o’r ysgol un diwrnod i glywed bod eu tad wedi cael ei arestio; mae’r banc lle mae’n gweithio wedi gyhuddo o ddwyn dros filiwn o bunnoedd.
(Malorie Blackman) ( 1998)  £4.50

Headhunters
Winchester’s not the most happening of cathedral cities, but journalist Kate finds herself caught up in the biggest archaeological find in British history and disappearing artefacts. Where are the heads going? Will Kate, Archie and Edgar manage to find them before their own careers do a similar disappearing act?
(Claire Peate) (2009)(7.99)

Helynt y Twll yn y Wall (Cyfres Cled)
“Teclyn-ddyn” yw enw Ffiffi – neu Ffion, a rhoi ei henw iawn iddi – ar ei thad am ei fod yn dyfeision pob math o bethau rhyfedd, yn cynnwys Pecynnau Ysbio a bisgedi sy’n ffrwydro!
(Malorie Blackman) ( 1999)  £3.95

Ice Trap
Dafydd Woodruff’s life is about to be blown apart by the arrival of unexpected news.He takes an extraordinary journey back to sub-arctic Canada to confront his demons.
(Kitty Sewell) (2005)  £6.99

Like Oranges
‘Full of optimism and lovely rhythms.’ – Guardian
(PennyAnne Windsor) ( 1989) £3.95

Lottie
A fascinating first novel following the lives and loves of six girls from the days of beatniks to the eve of the millennium.
(Jacqueline Jacques) ( 1997) £6.95

Luminous and Forlorn: Contemporary Short Stories By Women From Wales
Honno’s first collection of short stories and winner of the Raymond Williams award.
(Anthology, ed.Elin ap Hywel) ( 1994)  £6.95

Mirror Mirror
25 new short stories by women from Wales, including stories by Patricia Duncker, Jo Mazelis, Jenny Sullivan, and Nia Williams, writing on the theme of ” The Other Woman…”
(Anthology, ed.Patricia Duncker, Janet Thomas) ( 2004) £7.99

More than just a Hairdresser
Sit back and relax, while Shirley and Oli take you on a hilarious journey round Liverpool’s finest, from the girls on the production line to the perky pensioners looking for more than just a blue rinse.
(Nia Pritchard) (2007) £6.99

More than just a Wedding
Will Shirley be able to keep her undercover sleuthing secret once she’s got the handsome and respectable professional David permanently at her side? Not if one of the local constabulary gets her way.
(Nia Pritchard) (2007) £6.99

Morphine and Dolly Mixtures
A true and compelling story of an eleven-year-old girl who, after her mother died of a brain tumour, was left in charge of three younger brothers and a baby sister.
(Carol-Ann Courtney) ( 1989)  £4.50

Morphine and Dolly Mixtures
A true and compelling story of an eleven-year-old girl who, after her mother died of a brain tumour, was left in charge of three younger brothers and a baby sister.
(Carol-Ann Courtney) ( 1989) £8.95

Mwy nag Aur (Cyfres Cled)
Un o’r ychydig bethau oedd gan Tracey, Lisa a Sam yn gyffredin oedd eu bod ill tri yn edrych ymlaen yn fawr at y trip ysgol i hen gloddfeydd aur Dolaucothi.
(Meinir Wyn Edwards) ( 1995) £2.95

Not Singing Exactly
Women awake to all sorts of realisations which change their lives in this inspiring short story collection.
(Siân James) ( 1996)  £6.95

On my Life
(Anthology, ed.Leigh Verrill-Rhys) ( 1989)  £4.50

O’r Iawn ryw
Yn O’r Iawn Ryw ceir gwaith beirdd profiadol a rhai newydd, a’r cyfan yn cydasio’n flodeugerdd gyffrous ac amrywiol.
(Anthology, ed.Menna Elfyn) ( 1992)  £4.50

Persons Living Or Dead
It all begins with a move from central London to rural Lincolnshire. But Jayne finds swapping her urban semi for a cottage in the grounds of a hospital for the criminally insane isn’t the stuff of dreams. Living with insanity might be dangerous, but living with secrets is worse. Longlisted for the Wales Book of the Year Award 2006.
(Nia Williams) (2005) £7.99

Pier Glass, The
Past and present, dreams, mysteries and memories interweave to create the story of a 21st-century city.
(Nia Williams) (2001) £7.99

Power
Established authors such as Jenny Sullivan, Clare Morgan and Nia Willams join with new writers in this inspirational second collection of stories from Honno.
(Anthology, ed.Elin ap Hywel) ( 1998)  £7.95

Pwtyn and Pwtan Go To School
The two cheeky hamsters, Pwtyn and Pwtan, plot a day of adventure from their cage and go on an exciting day to school.
(Alys Jones) ( 2001) £4.95

Pwtyn and Pwtan Meet
A funny, action-packed story about Pwtyn the hamster; full of friendship and adventure.
(Alys Jones) ( 2002) £4.95

Pwtyn Escapes
The first of Alys Jones’ exciting tales following the adventures of Pwtyn the hamster.
(Alys Jones) (1998) £4.95

Skin Deep
What if scientists had discovered how to transplant brains into new bodies ? A playful and terrifying thriller.
(Jacqueline Jacques) ( 2004) £6.99

Songs of Silence
Divided by forty years, Rhodri, a hill farmer and poet, and Owen, a doctor on sick leave from his London practice, are living on different parts of the same mountain in Wales but are they listening?
(Patricia Barrie) ( 1999) £6.95

Sparrowdance
A Fantasy quest novel suitable for young adults from 12-17 years
(Anne Lewis) ( 2001) £7.99

Summer Shadows
A touching novel of heartbreak and hope by this award winning novelist.
(Siân James) ( 2004)  £6.99

The Night Garden
PJ, a fiercely determined teenage girl coping with her own epilepsy and family troubles, discovers a new world on her nightly escapades into her neighbours’ forbidden gardens.
(Jenny Marlowe) ( 2000) £4.99

The Ship that Fell Like a Star
Is it a sign, a weapon or a terrible secret? A gripping fantasy advernture from the award-winning author of Who’s Afraid of the Bwgan Wood?
(Anne Lewis) ( 2002) £5.99

The Woman Who Loved Cucumbers
A collection of 22 short stories of food as sin, sex, ritual and revenge by new and established women writers from Wales.
(Anthology, ed.Patricia Duncker, Janet Thomas) ( 2002) £7.99

This Was A Small Death
This moving sequence of poems wrestles with the death of the poet’s baby son through sudden infant death syndrome
(Janet Dubé) ( 1997)  £3.95

Vixen
The twin pulls of motherhood and independence are explored through the central figure of the vixen in Glenda Beagan’s first collection of poems.
(Glenda Beagan) ( 1996)  £5.95

YT and His Holiness
After a drunken fall down the stairs, Laura drifts in and out of consciousness for three days. This is her story, told with uncompromising honesty and savage anger.
(Jennifer Rhead) ( 1998) £6.95


Moving between familiar and foreign worlds, this is a stunning story of first love paralysed by old mysteries and half-understood hatreds.
(Renée Smith) ( 1996) £6.95

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