Thu, 24/07/2014 - 09:30
Headline is to publish a novel by "The X-Files" actor David Duchovny.
Publishing director Mari Evans acquired UK and Commonwealth rights in Holy Cow: A Modern Day Dairy Tale from Devon Mazzone, rights director at Farrar, Straus & Giroux, an imprint of Macmillan in the US.
Holy Cow is described...
Wed, 23/07/2014 - 09:30
Headline has signed a deal for a trilogy by a British school teacher, which originally started as Twilight fanfiction.
Kate Byrne at Headline bought Sophie Jackson’s Pound of Flesh from Lorella Belli at the Lorella Belli Literary Agency.
Belli has also sold the Pound of Flesh at auction to Simon...
Thu, 17/07/2014 - 08:50
Headline’s book blogger focussed website, bookbridgr, will host frontlist titles from stablemate Hodder & Stoughton from today (17th July).
Bloggers will be able to request titles from Hodder & Stoughton imprints Coronet, John Murray, Mulholland Books, Yellow Kite, Saltyard Books, Sceptre and more.
Mon, 07/07/2014 - 09:10
A Place for Us, Harriet Evans’ first novel with Headline, will be available as a four-part e-book serialisation before the paperback original release in January 2015.
The serialisations will be released on a monthly basis—from the 31st July through to 23rd October—as £1.49 e-books sold through several...
Fri, 27/06/2014 - 12:25
Publication is “going ahead as normal” with Headline’s Luis Suarez autobiography, following the Uruguayan international’s ban for misconduct during the World Cup.
The Liverpool player was yesterday (26th June) banned from all football-related activity for four months by Fifa.
The disciplinary action,...
Thu, 19/06/2014 - 11:44
Headline imprint Tinder Press has acquired its first non-fiction title – a memoir by Man Booker-longlisted author Alison Pick.
Publisher Mary-Anne Harrington bought British Commonwealth rights, excluding Canada, to Between Gods, from Zoe Waldie at RCW on behalf of Martha Webb at Anne McDermid & Associates Ltd....
Wed, 18/06/2014 - 09:50
Hachette UK is to create a new sales structure, merging the teams of Little, Brown and Orion, and Hodder & Stoughton, Headline, Hachette Children’s Books and Quercus.
The restructure means Dallas Manderson, sales director at Orion, will leave the company to “pursue other interests”, while Jane Harris, executive...
Wed, 18/06/2014 - 08:50
Headline is to publish a book by musician Frank Turner, who performed at the opening ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games.
Non-fiction editor Richard Roper acquired world rights to the book, as yet unnamed, from Charlie Caplowe at Xtra Mile.
The book will chart singer/songwriter Turner’s career from his last show...
Fri, 13/06/2014 - 12:32
Simon Scarrow is “leading the charge in redefining what it means to be an author brand” by creating a mobile game based on his books.
Scarrow and Headline will work with games developer Amuzo to create a “quick, snack-type” game based on the author’s Macro and Cato Roman series. The game will be designed...
Mon, 02/06/2014 - 11:42
Her publisher favours the tag “Queen of the Dark Ages” and Karen Maitland’s medieval thrillers effortlessly conjure up a world of magic, superstition and mystery. From Company of Liars (2008)—possibly her best known novel—about a band of travellers fleeing the plague, unaware that something far more...