Thu, 04/04/2013 - 14:16
Choc Lit has acquired two new novels, Angela Britnell's The Way to a Hero's Heart and Jules Wake's Mixed Messages and Misunderstandings ahead of London Book Fair.
Britnell lives in Tennessee and won a competition run by Choc Lit in the US to find and publish an American author. Her book is the story of a...
Thu, 20/12/2012 - 07:00
Choc Lit has acquired its first novel by an Australian author, with Beverley Eikli winning the competition to be published by the romance specialist.
Eikili was announced as the winner via the website of the Australian Romance Readers' Association (ARRA), with Choc Lit acquiring world rights in her book, Regency romance The...
Tue, 11/12/2012 - 09:30
Independent publisher Choc Lit has teamed up with National Express to market its titles over the festive period, giving the coach companies' customers a choice of twelve free short stories, each accompanied by a recipe.
A new romantic short story will be offered every day from 12th to 23rd December, with each one then remaining...
Wed, 21/11/2012 - 08:55
Indie publisher Choc Lit has acquired a tale of "dark obsession" by RNA New Writers-winner Margaret Kaine, also winning its own recognition as Publisher of the Year.
It is the first deal Choc Lit has done via an agent for an established author, as the publisher usually signs direct. Choc Lit director Lyn Vernham bought world...
Wed, 26/09/2012 - 07:45
Independent women's fiction publisher Choc Lit is to publish a title by two authors who have never met.
World rights in Beneath an Irish Sky were bought directly from the authors Liv Thomas and Valerie Olteanu.
Thomas is from Southampton and Olteanu from Burnaby in Canada, and the authors met on an online forum....
Wed, 27/06/2012 - 08:25
Independent publisher Choc Lit is to partner with National Express, the UK’s largest coach operator.
A selection of 'holiday reads’ from the publisher will be given away on selected coach services to the four major London airports: Gatwick, Heathrow, Luton and Stansted throughout July and August. They will also be...
Fri, 18/05/2012 - 07:55
Choc Lit title Please Don't Stop the Music by Jane Lovering has won the Romantic Novel of the Year award, presented at the Romantic Novelists' Association's summer party last night [Thursday 17th May].
It is the first title from the indie to scoop the overall award, with fellow Choc Lit title Never...
Tue, 06/03/2012 - 08:15
Independent publisher Choc Lit has scored two prizes at the Romantic Novelists’ Association’s (RNA) annual awards, the Ronas, while Katie Fforde’s Summer of Love won the Contemporary Romantic Novel award.
Choc Lit took home two accolades, with Highland Storms by Christina Courtenay winning the...
Tue, 20/12/2011 - 07:04
Independent publisher Choc Lit has bought the world rights to two debut romance novels.
Choc Lit director Lyn Vernham acquired both titles direct through from the authors for publication in late 2012.
Up Close by Henriette Gyland [pictured left] is a romantic suspense story in the tradition of Hitchcock...
Fri, 15/04/2011 - 11:32
Independent publisher Choc Lit has bought a contemporary debut thriller and a modern day version of Jane Austen's Persuasion.
Director Lyn Vernham bought world rights to Never Coming Home by Evonne Wareham, directly from the auction. The book will be published next year and is described as "a complex mystery plot as well as a...