Tue, 26/11/2013 - 15:58
Adele Parks is an author in a unique position: her 14th book Spare Brides (Headline, February) is in many ways a début.
Spare Brides is Parks' first work of historical fiction, seeing Parks moving away from contemporary life to the 1920s.
It is a book she has “wanted to write for three...
Tue, 26/11/2013 - 11:28
Headline romance imprint Headline Eternal has acquired Eversea, a self-published new adult novel.
Associated publisher Sherise Hobbs bought British Commonwealth rights in three titles by author Natasha Boyd from Elaine Spencer at The Knight Agency.
Eversea is the first in a series featuring Hollywood film...
Wed, 06/11/2013 - 07:00
Headline has acquired debut novel Mosquitoland, already pre-empted in the US, Italy and Brazil.
The novel, by David Arnold, tells of a 16-year-old who boards a Greyhound bus and begins an "epic" road trip to get to her sick mother, over 900 miles away in Cleveland, Ohio . The book is said to be "a ridiculous,...
Tue, 05/11/2013 - 12:03
Two years ago Headline appointed Jonathan Taylor as non-fiction publishing director in a bid to rebuild its non-fiction presence.
This autumn he will face the bestseller charts with two worthy contenders:...
Mon, 21/10/2013 - 17:05
David Beckham will hold a "groundbreaking" global digital book signing event on 30th October, for the launch of his latest book David Beckham (Headline).
The footballing superstar will be "reinventing the traditional format of the book signing" in an event broadcast live at 3.00pm BST via...
Thu, 19/09/2013 - 15:34
Headline is launching its first paid app to coincide with the publication of the Mary Berry Christmas Collection.
The app, Mary Berry: In Mary We Trust, will be released on iOS priced at £1.99, and will guide cooks through the pitfalls of cooking a traditional Christmas dinner, using videos and shopping lists...
Wed, 18/09/2013 - 10:05
Headline Publishing Group has announced two changes to its marketing and publicity departments, with Viviane Basset joining from Michael Joseph.
Basset will join as marketing director of Headline in January, as well as becoming a member of the Headline board. She will report to m.d. Jane Morpeth.
Basset was most recently...
Fri, 13/09/2013 - 10:36
Headline has signed two new novels from Tanya Byrne, author of the acclaimed crime novel Heart-Shaped Bruise.
The book, published by Headline, was shortlisted for the John Creasey (New Blood) Dagger award at the Crime Writers Association awards, and Byrne was shortlisted for New Writer of the Year award at the National Book Awards....
Wed, 04/09/2013 - 11:25
A fiction debut from N-Dubz singer Tulisa Contostavlos planned for release this autumn has been delayed.
Headline signed world rights to two novels from the...
Wed, 21/08/2013 - 17:00
Headline has signed a "very substantial new contract" with author Simon Scarrow. The publisher described the deal as a "major commitment" to the writer's fiction, whose sales it cites at over 2.5m.
The contract will see further novels in his Scarrow's Roman series featuring Macro and Cato, as well as his...