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Zymurgy Publishing

Zymurgy published its first book Natural North in 2000. Over the last 20 years or so, Zymurgy has published a range of adult and children’s non-fiction titles, plus occasional fiction titles.

River Tyne, Millennium Bridge, Newcastle upon Tyne, Gateshead
Gateshead Millennium Bridge, watercolour by Paul Goldsmith from Visions of Newcastle

Many of Zymurgy’s books are aimed at a wide range of readers. Children’s and humour titles have mass appeal. Biographical titles appeal to people with an interest in the events, location or time period covered in the book. 

Zymurgy has also published many books relating to Tyneside, Northumberland and northern England. Ranging from large format illustrated hardbacks, printed on high quality art paper, to mass market paperbacks.

Where Can I Buy Zymurgy’s Books?

Zymurgy’s books may be bought from independent and chain bookshops throughout the UK and Ireland. It is also possible to buy online from all the major online bookstores, including…

The Zymurgy Publishing website may be translated into different languages – please use the drop-down selection in the top right.

A selection of book covers are below, click on a cover to expand.

If you wish to contact Martin at Zymurgy Publishing, ring 0191 276 2425 during office hours – if not in, try again later.

The Dark Months front cover
The Dark Months front cover

Dark Months book back cover text

The Dark Months by Steve Chambers PUBLISHED 11th March 2024 £9.99 pb

Offering a helping hand is an instinctive human response…

When Pauline takes pity on a dishevelled stranger sheltering in the local church, she’s just being a good Samaritan…

…But it can have devastating consequence…

The stranger is a former soldier from undercover operations. He’s on the run from a poisons lab who’ve created an untraceable new poison. Despite Pauline’s efforts to regain normality, her good turn sucks her into a deadly world of clandestine agents and terrible secrets where…

…Death is just a heartbeat away…

Set in the winter wilderness of the Northumbrian hills, English towns and anonymous London. ‘The Dark Months’ is a fast-moving, corrosive thriller in an unconstrained and dangerous shadow world.