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Diane Abbott's 'powerful' memoir won by Viking in six-way auction

Viking has won a six-publisher auction for veteran Labour politician Diane Abbott's “powerful” memoir, A Woman Like Me. Read more

Promotions at Blake Friedmann for Pickering, Way, Pusey and Murrell

Several promotions have been announced within the Blake Friedmann agency team, seeing Juliet Pickering, vice-head of books, and Daisy Way, currently finance manager, become directors, while James Pusey... Read more

AGC Studios options Gilman's The Englishman

David Gilman’s contemporary espionage thriller The Englishman has been optioned by Stuart Ford’s AGC Studios in a "major" deal, with plans to develop a "Jason Bourne-like franchise"... Read more

Fourth Estate signs PRH editor's 'dazzling' debut for six figures

Fourth Estate has won a five-publisher auction for the “dazzling” debut novel from PRH assistant editor Kasim Ali, in a six-figure two-book deal.... Read more

Hodder & Stoughton acquires two new thrillers from Will Dean

Hodder & Stoughton will publish two new standalone thrillers from Will Dean.  Read more

MJ wins auction for 'nerve-shredding' Middleton debut

Michael Joseph has acquired When They Find Her, an "emotional" and "nerve-shredding" debut about a mother who has lost custody of her young daughter. ... Read more

Avon Books re-signs Sue Moorcroft in three-book deal

HarperCollins division Avon Books has re-signed author Sue Moorcroft in a three-book deal.  Read more

Head of Zeus scoops Gilman contemporary thriller in two-book deal

Head of Zeus has scooped a contemporary thriller from Master of War series author David Gilman in a two-book deal. Read more

Myriad signs 'searing' Heyman memoir

Myriad Editions has signed novelist Kathryn Heyman's "inspiring and searingly honest memoir" of a working class girl growing up in Australia. Read more

Hattie Grunewald joins The Blair Partnership

Agent Hattie Grunewald is leaving Blake Friedmann after six years for The Blair Partnership. Read more

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