HarperCollins has bought two books including a “Poldark-esque” historical debut for a five-figure sum in the fastest pre-empt literary agent David Headley has “ever seen”.... Read more
D H H Literary Agency has launched its own publishing company, The Dome Press.
Icelandic author Ragnar Jónasson has signed a significant deal with Minotaur in the US.
The spectre of Donald Trump and Brexit will have a big influence on book trends in 2017, publishers and agents have predicted, with opportunities in... Read more
Michael Joseph has signed up a new crime series from Icelandic author Ragnar Jónasson, whose Dark Iceland series was published by Orenda. ... Read more
An independent bookseller’s plans to launch a new international online bookseller to rival Amazon, Bookman & Black, have been cancelled.
Bookseller David Headley has revealed the new logo for his online retailer Bookman & Black, as he prepares an October launch date for the venture.... Read more
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Headline Publishing Group has struck a new deal for three more historical novels in the Jack Lark series by Paul Fraser Collard.
Authors including Liz Fenwick, Adele Parks and Milly Johnson will battle it out to win the Romantic Novel of the Year Award after the shortlists... Read more