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Trapeze scoops second Whitaker novel

Trapeze has scooped a second novel from journalist Helen Whitaker about a couple who give their marriage one final chance against all odds. Read more

Orion Fiction picks up Pembroke festive romance in two-book deal

Orion Fiction has picked up a festive romance from Sophie Pembroke in a two-book deal. Read more

Universal options B B Alston’s Bologna hit

Universal Pictures has optioned the rights to BB Alston’s Amari and the Night Brothers, which was sold to Egmont in the UK after a seven-publisher auction... Read more

Cooper’s homecoming proves a sweet deal

After stints working in recruitment and as an estate agent, Gemma Cooper wrote an ill-fated ‘terrible Twilight-y’ novel—which circuitously led to her building one of... Read more

Millennial take on female friendship to Ebury Press

Ebury Press editor Katie Seaman has bought world rights from Sarah Hornsley at The Bent Agency in Almost Adults, a “laugh-out-loud debut novel celebrating female... Read more

Trapeze bags School Run comedy

Trapeze is publishing a comedy called The School Run about how far two friends will go to get their child into the perfect school.... Read more

Ker Hawn made director of The Bent Agency

Literary agent Molly Ker Hawn has been appointed director of The Bent Agency UK. Read more

Bonnier Zaffre acquires two thrillers from debut SA writer

Bonnier Zaffre, part of Bonnier Publishing, has acquired two thrillers from debut South African author and blogger Amy Heydenrych. Read more

Jessica Townsend | 'Life is really silly and it's really serious'

Big YA book deals have become commonplace but middle-grade fantasy series Nevermoor by Jessica Townsend looks set to stand out from the crowd. Read more

Usborne wins Russian folklore tale in 'hotly contested' auction

Usborne has snapped up a Russian folklore-inspired middle grade fantasy following a “hotly contested four-way auction”. Read more

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