Tue, 22/04/2014 - 09:10
Sceptre has acquired the second novel by Steve Toltz, whose debut was shortlisted for the Man Booker.
Publishing director Carole Welch and editorial director Drummond Moir bought UK and Commonwealth rights, excluding Canada and Australia New Zealand, to Quicksand from Elizabeth Sheinkman at William Morris Endeavour....
Thu, 20/03/2014 - 12:38
Sceptre has bought a new non-fiction title by lecturer Rod Judkins about how we can transform our businesses, society and ourselves through a deeper understanding of human creativity.
Editorial director Drummond Moir pre-empted world rights to the title from Jonathan Conway at Jonathan Conway Literary Agency.
Wed, 19/03/2014 - 14:35
Sceptre editorial director Drummond Moir has acquired a literary debut by 34-year-old poet and violinist Anna Smaill, titled The Chimes.
World rights were pre-empted from Will Francis at Janklow and Nesbit. Foreign rights will be handled by the Hodder & Stoughton rights team, which said it has already seen strong interest...
Tue, 13/03/2012 - 12:35
Sceptre has acquired a "compendium of typos" described as "the perfect word-lovers'/pedants' stockingfiller for Christmas 2012", with non-fiction publisher Rupert Lancaster buying world rights in the title directly from editorial director Drummond Moir.
Moir is compiling the collection, Just My Typo,...
Fri, 22/07/2011 - 08:30
Sceptre has hired William Heinemann senior editor Drummond Moir with Hodder editorial director Suzie Dooré extending her role to buy fiction for the imprint.
Moir joins on 8th August as editorial director and will acquire fiction and non-fiction. At William Heinemann he published the likes of The Tell-Tale Brain by V S...
Mon, 09/05/2011 - 08:51
Random House is publishing its first "instant e-book exclusive" with William Heinemann's rapid response to the death of Al Qaeda leader Osama Bin Laden.
Beyond Bin Laden: The Future of Terror will be published tomorrow (10th May) as an e-book and audio download, both priced £2.99.