HarperCollins has swooped to secure a new wartime saga from former “The Archers” writer Joanna Toye.
HarperCollins’ digital first division, One More Chapter, has landed seven new titles by Jules Wake, who also writes as Julie Caplin.
Hodder & Stoughton has acquired début author Georgia Kaufmann's sweeping historical women’s fiction novel The Dressmaker of Paris, following one woman’s journey from simple country girl to global fashion icon.... Read more
Tom Watson, the former deputy leader of the Labour Party, is making his fiction début with a political thriller for Little, Brown with The House.... Read more
Orion has scooped a debut thriller by G S Locke, about a Birmingham detective and hitwoman tracking down a serial killer.
Square Peg has acquired a book by naturalist Stephen Ross about one of Britain’s favourite birds, the robin.
Guardian Faber has signed a book on the history of bird names by nature writer Stephen Moss. Mrs Moreau's Warbler: How Birds Got Their Names... Read more
Legend Press has signed a novel from Sophie Duffy in a sea with Broo Doherty at DHH Literary Agency. Commissioning editor Lauren Parsons signed world... Read more