Val McDermid will launch her first new series in almost 20 years with Sphere this summer, inspired by her experience as a young reporter in the 1970s. ... Read more
Transworld has pre-empted Pathogenesis, a "major new history of humankind" by Jonathan Kennedy, senior lecturer and director of the MSc global public health programmes at... Read more
Author Maz Evans has signed a three-book deal with Hachette Children's Group for a "hilarious" new series for younger readers, starting with The Exploding Life of... Read more
Viking has pre-empted an “important and illuminating” book on the politics of pandemics by Professor Devi Sridhar.
Headline's Wildfire imprint has acquired two new books from Harriet Tyce in a "major deal".
Michael Joseph is releasing a new book from Stephen Fry this October, Troy, retelling the story of the siege of Troy that is both mythical and grounded in history.... Read more
Ebury’s W H Allen imprint is publishing The Pathfinders by Will Iredale.
Hutchinson has pre-empted a “rollicking” historical page-turner by Neil Blackmore in a “strong five-figure deal”.
Hamish Hamilton has bought the second novel of Sophie Mackintosh, whose debut The Water Cure was acquired in a seven-way auction and longlisted for 2018's... Read more
Hodder and Stoughton has won a new Brontë Mysteries series from Rowan Coleman, imagining the sisters as amateur sleuths ahead of their writing careers.... Read more