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Arch Publishing is a publishing services company run by publisher, editor, narrator and podcaster Adrian Hobart and author, podcaster, editor and publisher Rebecca Collins.


Adrian and Rebecca are directors of Hobeck Books, a traditional publisher of crime, thrillers, mystery and suspense and hosts of a weekly podcast, the Hobcast Book Show. Hobeck Books now has a stable of 20 authors including actor Robert Daws, senior scriptwriter for the BBC, Rob Gittins, and 2017 UNESCO City of Literature emerging writer, Mark Wightman. Hobeck authors have been shortlisted and longlisted for major prizes in the crime-fiction genre. 

Rebecca brings to Arch Publishing Services her expertise and know-how from over two decades working in the publishing industry, with clients such as Bloomsbury, Oxford University Press, Ackroyd Publishing, Bullington Press, Research Retold, Cambridge University Press and Summersdale Publishers. Rebecca is also a published poet and non-fiction author.

Adrian has been a broadcaster and journalist with the BBC for twenty-five years, and is an audiobook narrator, editor and writer. 

We offer between us, fifty years of expertise in the creative industries. Our services include editing, typesetting, book production, cover design, audiobook, narration and marketing asset creation.

We also offer a consultation service to help authors who want to be independent authors, navigate the new world of publishing, whether it be as a hybrid author both published traditionally and independently published or writers who need assistance and guidance to bring their books into the world. We have expertise in both fiction and non-fiction as editors and publishers, and we know what steps to take to ensure your work cuts through in the ever-more complicated world of publishing.

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