Wed, 08/05/2013 - 08:00
Hodder & Stoughton has acquired world rights in a book by stroke survivor Jodi Ann Bickley.
Non-fiction publisher Liz Gough bought rights in the title, One Million Lovely Letters, directly from the author, with plans to publish in spring next year.
Bickley was 22 when she suffered from a brain infection which...
Tue, 30/04/2013 - 06:30
Historical fiction authors Ben Kane, Anthony Riches and Russell Whitfield are walking the length of Hadrian's Wall in full Roman dress to raise money for charity.
The three authors, who all write about the Roman period, began on Sunday (28th April) and should complete the walk by 5th May. They are raising money for Combat Stress...
Tue, 23/04/2013 - 09:16
Hodder & Stoughton has signed four more books by historical novelist Robyn Young, with publisher Nick Sayers acquiring UK and Commonwealth rights, excluding Canada, from agent Rupert Heath.
The new books will form a series entitled Renaissance, set in the late 15th century, which will follow soldier of fortune Jack Vaughn across...
Mon, 22/04/2013 - 07:00
Hodder & Stoughton debut The Universe versus Alex Woods by Gavin Extence will be a "Big City Read" in Bristol and Glastonbury in May, in a scheme run with The Reading Agency (TRA), and Bristol and Somerset library services and bookshops.
One thousand copies of the novel, released in paperback on 9th May, will be...
Mon, 15/04/2013 - 07:00
Hodder imprint Coronet has snapped up the memoir of pop legend and Beach Boys founder and chief songwriter Brian Wilson after a “major pre-empt”.
Publisher Mark Booth acquired UK and Commonwealth rights (excluding Canada) in I am Brian Wilson from Jonathan Conway, head of the UK Literary Division of The Agency...
Thu, 28/03/2013 - 15:59
Hodder & Stoughton imprint Mulholland Books has acquired the first novel for adults by Marcus Sedgwick, author of YA books including Midwinterblood and Floodland.
Editor Ruth Tross bought world English rights from Kirsty McLachlan at DGA in A Love Like Blood, for publication in March 2014.
The book opens in post-war Paris...
Tue, 26/03/2013 - 10:00
Hodder & Stoughton has acquired world rights in the autobiography of terminally ill Nolan Sister Bernie Nolan.
Now and Forever, to be published on 9th May 2013, will tell Bernie Nolan’s story, written over the last six months she has battled terminal cancer.
Nolan first fought off breast cancer in 2011 but...
Thu, 21/03/2013 - 15:10
Hodder & Stoughton has put an interactive version of the cover of Stephen King's forthcoming novel Doctor Sleep online.
The book is not published until September.
The cover image is hosted on facebook.com/StephenKingBooks and on the dedicated Doctor Sleep...
Fri, 15/03/2013 - 11:39
Hodder has signed the autobiography of former England cricket captain Andrew Strauss.
Editor Roddy Bloomfield signed world rights in Driving Ambition from Paragon Sports Management.
The title, to be published in October 2013, is the "honest and entertaining story of a quiet, modest but fiercely competitive man...
Fri, 15/03/2013 - 10:13
Hodder and Stoughton has acquired four more crime novels by bestselling Swedish writer Mons Kallentoft.
Assistant editor Laura Macdougall bought UK and Commonwealth rights, including Canada, from Joakim Hansson at the Nordin Agency.
The first book in the new contract, The Fifth Season, will be published in spring 2014...