Tagged: Blake Friedmann

Orion lands virtual reality thriller from Briggs

Orion has landed an adult thriller by children’s writer Andy Briggs, set in the near future where virtual reality has taken a dark turn.... Read more

Bologna Children’s Book Fair: agents’ hotlists

Agents list their top children’s titles ahead of the upcoming fair. Read more

Canongate buys two more of Parks' Harry McCoy

Canongate will publish the next two books in Alan Parks’ Glasgow-set Harry McCoy crime series, likened by the publisher to a "Celtic Sopranos".... Read more

Bloomsbury, S&S UK and Trapeze triumph in pre-LBF deals

Eley Williams’ debut novel, a flurry of auctions for literary agent newbie Sam Hodder and an Australian kidnapping thriller from an Irish author are some... Read more

More Sheila O’Flanagan for Headline

Headline has struck a new two-book deal with Sheila O’Flanagan, publishing in 2019 and 2020. Read more

Débutante Salam looks to blossom with Fig Tree

Fig Tree has snapped up UK and Commonwealth rights, excluding Canada, to literary début Central by Anbara Salam after a three-way auction. Read more

Hodder to publish two Julian Stockwin novels a year

Hodder and Stoughton has acquired four new novels by Julian Stockwin featuring his Napoleonic-era naval hero, Thomas Kydd. Read more

Piatkus acquires The Mind Workout

Piatkus has acquired The Mind Workout: Twenty Steps to Emotional Fitness by mental health coach Mark Freeman. Read more

Agents' key LBF 2016 titles

Ahead of the London Book Fair 2016, agents share the key titles they are taking to the fair. Read more

Two Erskine novels to HarperFiction in 'high six-figure deal'

Kimberley Young, publisher at HarperFiction, has acquired two further books from bestselling author Barbara Erskine in a high six-figure deal. Read more

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