Mantle has snapped up Hare House, a “gripping” contemporary gothic novel by Sally Hinchcliffe.
Fourth Estate has bagged Please Yourself, an “inspirational, wise and forgiving” book from psychotherapist Emma Reed Turrell.
Yellow Kite has acquired a book on "the art of healthy ageing", The Lazarus Strategy: How to Age Well and Wisely, by 84-year-old Dr Norman Lazarus. ... Read more
Piatkus will publish Man Down: Why Men Aren’t Happy and What We Can Do About It by Matt Rudd.... Read more
Mudlark has snapped-up a “brilliant, gruesome and fascinating” history of murder in the UK by lawyer and début author Kate Morgan in a 24-hour pre-empt.... Read more
Steve Cavanagh, author of court room drama Thirteen, has signed another two-book deal with Orion Fiction.
Transworld has acquired The Truth Spectrum by Hector Macdonald in a six-figure pre-empt for publication in spring 2018.
Constable is publishing a new crime series starring a cleaner and immigrant as its "feisty heroine", by debut author Elizabeth Mundy.... Read more
Michael Joseph has acquired three spy thrillers by a parliamentary speechwriter for a six-figure sum. Publishing director Rowland White pre-empted world rights to the books... Read more
The Borough Press has signed two books from Beth Lewis, a managing editor at Titan Books. Deputy publishing director Sarah Hodgson signed UK and Commonwealth... Read more