The Borough Press has triumphed in a multi-publisher auction for journalist Christina Sweeney-Baird's debut novel The End of Men in a “significant” six-figure deal.... Read more
Transworld has bagged Between the Covers, a collection of journalism from Jilly Cooper.
Orion has pre-empted the first contemporary crime novel from Oscar-winning "The Imitation Game" screenwriter and novelist Graham Moore, inspired by his experience on a jury.... Read more
HQ has triumphed in a four-way auction for an "inspiring and deeply moving" novel by Josie Lloyd, inspired by her own experience, about a woman reclaiming her... Read more
Hodder & Stoughton imprint Sceptre has scooped a “voice-driven masterpiece” by début novelist Abi Darè, following a “fierce” five-way auction.
Octopus has acquired the first book from The Pig hotel group, described as "a practical guide to living the good life" with tales and recipes.... Read more
Transworld has acquired two more books by historical novelist Rachel Rhys, the pen name of Tammy Cohen.
Picador has acquired Empire writer Nick de Semlyen's history of '80s comedy movies, Wild and Crazy Guys.
Crime writer Jeffery Deaver has signed a three-book deal with HarperCollins.
Michael Joseph has acquired three crime thrillers from debut author Gytha Lodge in a "significant" six-figure pre-empt. Read more