Tue, 08/04/2014 - 11:30
Pan Macmillan has acquired three new novels by Ken Follett, including a sequel to The Pillars of the Earth.
Publisher Jeremy Trevathan acquired UK and Commonwealth rights from Barbara Follett at the Follett Office, with the novels being published over nine years from 2017.
The first of the three books will be a...
Mon, 07/04/2014 - 09:40
Pan Macmillan is to launch a horror writing prize in memory of author James Herbert.
The prize will tie in with the 40th anniversary of the first publication of Herbert’s debut The Rats, for which Pan Macmillan will be releasing special anniversary paperback and collectors’ hardback editions in May and September...
Thu, 13/03/2014 - 12:47
Pan Macmillan is to publish a new adult novel by Sarah Alderson writing as Mila Gray.
Catherine Richards acquired world rights for Come Back to Me from Amanda Preston at LBA.
Alderson is the author of YA novels Hunting Lila and Losing Lila (both Simon & Schuster Children’s Books), as well...
Tue, 11/03/2014 - 08:50
Pan Macmillan has signed four new novels from crime writer Ann Cleeves.
Catherine Richards acquired UK & Commonwealth rights for two books in the Vera series and two in the Shetland series from literary agent Sara Menguc.
The news comes ahead of the premiere of the BBC’s adaptation of the Shetland series, which will...
Tue, 11/03/2014 - 08:40
IPR License has appointed Kerry Lagan as sales manager for the rights and licenses sales site.
Lagan joins the company from her role at Pan Macmillan. In her new position, she will lead the IPR License sales team, bringing new publishers and agencies to the site.
Tom Chalmers, m.d. at IPR License said: "We welcome Kerry...
Thu, 06/03/2014 - 16:27
An electronic version of Peter James’ 1993 novel Host, which was published on two floppy discs, is to go on display in London’s Science Museum as the world’s first electronic novel.
Penguin published Host, about a computer scientist who believes he can cheat death by having the contents of his brain...
Wed, 05/03/2014 - 09:10
Pan Macmillan is to launch an "integrated pan-global social media, marketing and publicity campaign" to promote Jeffrey Archer’s latest book, in a first for the publisher.
Be Careful What You Wish For is the fourth book in The Clifton Chronicles series, and marks the first simultaneous publication of an Archer...
Wed, 26/02/2014 - 09:20
One-time "Kindle King" Kerry Wilkinson, who made his name as a self-published bestseller, has said his experience of being traditionally published by Pan Macmillan has "been great", pointing to traditional poster and billboard advertising as bringing "normalcy" to his published work.
Tue, 25/02/2014 - 08:30
Publishers have paid tribute to Alice Herz-Sommer, the world’s oldest Holocaust survivor, who died on Sunday (February 23rd) aged 110.
Pan Macmillan editorial director Georgina Morley called her “the most remarkable person I have every met”, while Lisa Highton, publisher at Two Roads, said she was “an amazing...
Mon, 17/02/2014 - 17:52
In Shot Through the Heart (Pan Macmillan, April) Mia Sinclair is the tabloid-proclaimed “First Lady of Love”—a beautiful film star who has made a career from starring in hit romantic comedies. Despite her movie star status, however, in the real world she is constantly unlucky in love and desperate for a love story...