Pennine Pens, independent web developers and publishers based in Hebden Bridge. We design, develop and maintain web pages/sites and occasionally still publish the traditional book.

Gentleman Jack is to be Sally Wainwright's next series on primetime BBC1, featuring the life of Anne Lister. The first few episodes will be inspired by our publication of the book by Jill Liddington: Natures' Domain: Anne Lister and the Landscape of Desire

New eBooks

Presenting the PastPresenting the Past: Anne Lister of Halifax 1791-1840

Pennine Pens was delighted to publish Presenting the Past in 1994.

With a second edition in 2010, this path-breaking book has remained in print for over twenty years.

So here for the very first time is a new eBook edition - making this Anne Lister classic easily available now for everyone throughout the world with an iPad, Kindle or other eBook reader. £6.95 (May 2018)

Buy now: Kindle version -
iPhone/iPad version

Hippy ValleyHippy Valley: Monologues and Songs, written and performed by George Murphy. Using the Pennine town of Hebden Bridge and the Calder Valley as his muse, storyteller George Murphy has written a series of Yorkshire monologues in the Music Hall tradition. £2.95

Amazon Kindle version    
Apple iBooks version.

The Bad Step The Bad Step by Andrew Bibby. For Nick Potterton, high-flying London journalist who has moved to the Cumbrian countryside, Davie Peters' death should be just another story to cover.  But the longer he investigates, the more disturbing questions he has to answer.  Was the death as accidental as it seemed?  Publication date: 1 May. Available now for Kindle and iBooks iPad £2.50

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Theatre in a Time of ChangeTheatre in a Time of Change: A Cultural History of Postwar British Theatre by Michael Prior.

Theatre in a Time of Change includes all major developments in British theatre including major productions and personalities as well as theatrical institutions.
Available here on Kindle. £4.99
And here on iTunes Store for iBooks, IOS


Web portfolio - recently updated sites

Hebden Bridge Web

Hebden Royd Town Council

We:cycle is a West Yorkshire project providing top-of-the-range electric-assisted bikes to hilltop communities in the upper Calder Valley.

Food Systems Academy help increase understanding of food systems. With talks and videos from experts in the field. Curated by Geoff Tansey.


Books - bestsellers

Gone Walkabout

View from the Bridge

Sylvia Plath: Killing the Angel in the House