The DHH Literary Agency is celebrating its 10th anniversary this month with an expansion accompanied by a string of major debut writer deals signed through lockdown Zoom... Read more
Quercus has pre-empted a standalone thriller by journalist and author Victoria Selman with a “significant” six-figure offer.
Pavilion Books is to publish designer and shop owner Eleanor Tattersfield’s Lockdown Secrets, based on a collection of anonymous postcards sent to her during lockdown.... Read more
Amazon Publishing will sponsor Capital Crime's 2021 New Voices Award sponsored by Amazon Publishing with a £1,000 cash prize and potential publication.
Transworld editorial director Francesca Best has acquired UK and Commonwealth rights to four more titles from Jo Thomas in a "substantial" six-figure deal made with David Headley at DHH.... Read more
Doubleday has pre-empted The Second Sight of Zachary Cloudesley by Sean Lusk, a historical debut set against the backdrop of 18th-century London and Constantinople. ... Read more
Penguin Michael Joseph has bought two new books from Scandinavian crime author Ragnar Jónasson.
Headline Review has tied up deals with three authors: Christina Courtenay and Erin Green, best known for their digital successes, plus a "darkly gripping" new voice for 2021, Julie Brooks.... Read more
David Headley, managing director of D H H Literary Agency, has promoted Emily Glenister from agent’s assistant to associate literary agent with immediate effect.... Read more
Bonnier Books UK has acquired an "intensely creepy" serial killer thriller debut, The Art of Death by David Fennell, to publish under the Zaffre imprint in February 2021.... Read more