Fri, 09/03/2012 - 11:10
Random House Group imprints Century and Arrow have signed a four-book deal with Rona-winning novelist Katie Fforde.
Publisher Selina Walker acquired UK, British Commonwealth, Europe and Canada and non-exclusive throughout the rest of the world (excluding US) rights from Bill Hamilton and Sarah Molloy of A M Heath.
Tue, 06/03/2012 - 08:15
Independent publisher Choc Lit has scored two prizes at the Romantic Novelists’ Association’s (RNA) annual awards, the Ronas, while Katie Fforde’s Summer of Love won the Contemporary Romantic Novel award.
Choc Lit took home two accolades, with Highland Storms by Christina Courtenay winning the...
Fri, 10/02/2012 - 08:00
Romantic fiction bestsellers including Katie Fforde, Freya North and Jill Mansell have all made the shortlists for the Romantic Novelists' Association's Awards 2012, with Michael Arditti the only male nominee.
Arditti's novel Jubilate, published by Arcadia Books, has been shortlisted in the Epic Romantic Novel...
Thu, 02/02/2012 - 09:11
Random House has released the first direct-to-digital fiction title by bestselling author Katie Fforde, a short story entitled The Undercover Cook, while simultaneously relaunching her website.
The Undercover Cook will also feature the first chapter of Fforde's new physical book Recipe for Love, which...
Fri, 27/01/2012 - 07:30
Accent Press will be publishing a celebrity bakebook featuring recipes from contributors including musical actress Denise Van Outen, presenter Ferne Cotton and author Katie Fforde, with proceeds going to the Ben Kinsella Trust, a charity set up to raise awareness about knife crime.
Accent Press will publish the book as a £14.99...
Wed, 23/11/2011 - 08:15
The Romantic Novelists' Association has restructured its awards, switching names from the Pure Passion Awards to the RoNAs, and with a new brand identity for the organisation.
The five RoNA categories will be Contemporary Romantic Novel, Epic Romantic Novel, Historical Romantic Novel, Romantic Comedy Novel and Young Adult...
Tue, 13/07/2010 - 09:40
The issue of electronic e-rights has been brought to the fore once again, with the Guardian reporting Tom Holland as saying current deals are "not remotely fair".
Speaking at the Romantic Novelists' Association...
Mon, 01/12/2008 - 12:57
Century and Arrow have acquired the rights for four new novels by Katie Fforde. Kate Elton, publishing director at Arrow agreed the contract with Bill Hamilton and Sarah Molloy of AM Heath.
Elton said: "Katie's lightness of touch, warm sense of humour, and of course her knack for writing irresistible heroes have bought her a...