Wed, 08/07/2009 - 07:50
Transworld has bought the rights to an inside story on the expenses scandal written by journalists from the Telegraph. Publisher Bill Scott-Kerr acquired UK and Commonwealth rights from agent Robert Smith, acting for Telegraph Media Group.
No Expenses Spared is written by Gordon Rayner (left) and Robert Winnett, the two...
Tue, 07/07/2009 - 15:16
Transworld has unveiled the cover to the long-awaited follow-up to Dan Brown's The Da Vinci Code, The Lost Symbol.
From the cover, it seems the action in Brown's next novel will take place in America's seat of power, with Capitol Hill in Washington DC the bottom image. All that has been previously revealed about the...
Mon, 06/07/2009 - 10:07
Transworld has signed a deal to publish two new Jack Frost novels, written on behalf of the estate of R. D Wingfield, who died in 2007.
Sarah Turner, editorial Director, acquired the UK & Commonwealth rights from Philip Patterson at Marjacq Scripts.
Writing under the pseudonym James Henry, the books will be co-authored by...
Thu, 02/07/2009 - 14:12
Booksellers have been told to withdraw from sale The Terrorist Hunters by Britain's former head of counter-terrorism Andy Hayman after a High Court judge placed a temporary injunction order on it late last night (1st July).
Booksellers were contacted by Transworld this morning (2nd July) and asked to remove the book, but...
Sun, 14/06/2009 - 10:02
Orion audiobooks and unabridged audio publisher W F Howes will both be supplying audio editions of Dan Brown's The Lost Symbol to coincide with Transworld's print edition in September.
Orion has abridged audio rights and will publish the book on CD (£16.99), MP3 CD (£14.99) and as an audio download (£11...
Mon, 08/06/2009 - 03:45
Transworld has bought world English rights in the life story of Rubina Ali, nine-year-old star of "Slumdog Millionaire". Slumgirl Dreaming: My Journey to the Stars will be published simultaneously in adult and children's editions from Transworld's Black Swan imprint and Random House Children's
Mon, 01/06/2009 - 10:25
Transworld has bought world rights for a third historical vampire novel by Jasper Kent. Simon Taylor of Transworld acquired the rights from literary agent John Jarrold.
Kent's debut novel Twelve was published earlier this year by Transworld imprint Bantam Press. His second novel in the sequence, Thirteen Years Later,...
Tue, 12/05/2009 - 15:03
Transworld has bought the rights to three new novels from ex-Heat deputy editor Jo Carnegie.
Editorial director Sarah Turner acquired UK and Commonwealth rights from Amanda Preston at Luigi Bonomi Associates. The first in the deal - Carnegie's third novel - will be called Role Play and is due to be published in May 2010. The...
Tue, 05/05/2009 - 04:33
Alison Barrow has been promoted to the newly created role of director of media relations at Transworld.
The enhanced role will see her co-ordinating all communication and PR for the new Dan Brown novel, The Lost Symbol, in addition to her current role managing PR for a range of Transworld’s key
Wed, 29/04/2009 - 17:50
HarperCollins has hired Katie Espiner from Transworld to fill its new role of deputy publishing director at HarperFiction. Reporting to Amanda Ridout, managing director at HarperCollins, she will have responsibility for publishing historical and literary fiction. Espiner was previously senior commissioning editor at the publisher before leaving...