HarperNorth has landed the debut adult novel from YA author Amy Beashel.
Scholastic UK has signed up two titles from Morgan Owen, including her 'tantalising and compelling' YA debut, The Girl With No Soul. ... Read more
Little, Brown imprint Orbit has won a three-way auction for two novels from Thomas D Lee, including his debut Perilous Times. ... Read more
Picador has landed a “thrilling” work of dystopian fiction from debut novelist Sarah Jackson.
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
Stuart Turton’s murder mystery The Devil and the Dark Water (Raven Books, 2020) has been optioned for television by Urban Myth Films.... Read more
Hodder Studios has pre-empted two books from Sarah Bonner, including her debut novel Her Perfect Twin, described as an "original, compelling and propulsive" thriller. ... Read more
Viking has agreed a six-figure pre-empt on a The Secret History-style thriller set at Edinburgh University, The Things We Do To Our Friends, by debut author Heather Darwent.... Read more