Fri, 10/05/2013 - 08:20
Headline has signed a new four-book deal with bestselling author Jill Mansell.
Executive publisher Marion Donaldson made the acquisition through agent Jane Judd.
Mansell's full list is published by Headline, with the new deal to bring her novel-count to 29.
Donaldson said: "[Mansell] proves again and again...
Fri, 03/05/2013 - 11:07
Headline is to publish a memoir from former England football manager Sven-Göran Eriksson.
The addition to the autumn schedule was announced at the publisher's sales conference last night (2nd May).
Non-fiction publishing director Jonathan Taylor said Headline was 'very excited' to publish the autobiography,...
Mon, 29/04/2013 - 15:50
Headline has signed rights to two new novels from Irish writer Emma Hannigan.
Irish and UK and Commonwealth rights were bought by Hachette Books Ireland and Headline in a deal with Sheila Crowley of Curtis Brown.
Headline will also publish two of Hannigan's books which have previously only been available in Ireland: ...
Thu, 25/04/2013 - 10:56
Headline has acquired a non-fiction title by Professor Jon Butterworth, head of Physics and Astronomy at University College London.
Publisher Simon Thorogood bought UK and Commonwealth rights from Diane Banks at Diane Banks Associates. The book will explain the work going on at CERN, the international laboratory in Geneva, where...
Tue, 23/04/2013 - 15:00
Headline has acquired New Adult trilogy The Games by self-published e-book bestseller Nyrae Dawn, with plans to release the first title this spring.
Associate publisher Sherise Hobbs bought five titles by Dawn, who has also previously self-published Young Adult fiction. Hobbs signed three of the titles through Kate McLennan at Abner...
Mon, 22/04/2013 - 15:21
Mari Evans is to join Headline as publishing director, fiction, with a brief to lead its commercial publishing. She joins from Michael Joseph.
Meanwhile, Marion Donaldson will become executive publisher at Headline, moving from her existing role of director of publishing. Donaldson’s new role will see her with “a roving...
Fri, 19/04/2013 - 10:42
Headline signed four novels from Norwegian psychiatrist-turned-crime writer Torkil Damhaug. World English-language rights were bought by publishing director Imogen Taylor and editor Flora Rees from David Miller at Rogers, Coleridge & White, on behalf of Kristin Weholt of Cappelen Damm...
Thu, 18/04/2013 - 08:30
Canadian writer A S A Harrison, whose debut novel The Silent Wife (Headline) is due for worldwide release in June, has died.
The writer had been due to participate in July's Theakstons Old Peculier Crime Writing Festival in Harrogate, as part of Val McDermid's "New Blood" panel event, which each year...
Thu, 11/04/2013 - 14:46
On the surface it seems as if Mark Mills has made a clean break with his past, and writing about the past.
After four historical novels set during the 1930s and ’40s in various places around the
globe—Tuscany, Malta, the French Riviera and Long Island, New York—his newest, The Long Shadow, is his...
Wed, 10/04/2013 - 08:30
Headline has acquired the autobiography of Girls Aloud singer Kimberley Walsh, and will be publishing the star's story this autumn.
Walsh is the second member of the leading girl band to tell her story, following Cheryl Cole, whose Cheryl: My Story (Harper) was a Christmas bestseller. A collective autobiography from the...