Pan Mac imprint Mantle has scooped the “compulsive” debut novel from journalist Anna Wharton in a two-book deal.
Picador has scooped a “Great British Novel” by Stuart Evers, charting more than 60 years of British history through the lives of two very different... Read more
John Murray has made a novel by Shahnaz Ahsan its lead fiction debut for 2020, after publisher Mark Richards met her at a writers’ pitching... Read more
Bloomsbury has won a first-hand account of postpartum psychosis by Curtis Brown associate agent Catherine Cho, in a six-way auction.
Adam Gnuse’s “haunting” gothic debut, Girl in the Walls, has gone to 4th Estate in a six-figure deal.
Fig Tree will publish journalist and author Dolly Alderton’s debut novel, Ghosts, about a food writer with a dedicated online following whose personal life is... Read more
Titan Books will publish the supernatural-themed debut novel by Cambridge University librarian and writer Marian Womack as part of a two book deal.
Hodder & Stoughton has bagged the "captivating" debut thriller from Anna Downes in a two-book deal.
A revamped structure at C&W sees Sue Armstrong and Sophie Lambert appointed as directors, joining Clare Conville and Jake Smith-Bosanquet, to future-proof the agency against "the thrilling challenges ahead".... Read more
Quercus imprint riverrun has acquired Testament, an historical fiction debut novel by Kim Sherwood, winner of the Bath Novel Award.... Read more