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Harpist's debut music to Transworld's ears

Transworld has pre-empted an “uplifting, heart-warming and accessible” reading group novel by debut author and musician Hazel Prior. Read more

Transworld pre-empts 'tense' debut Bad Apple

Transworld has pre-empted a "tense" debut, Bad Apple by Zoje Stage, which the publisher says takes domestic suspense "to a whole new level".... Read more

Transworld promotes Francesca Best to editorial director

Francesca Best has been promoted from senior commissioning editor to editorial director for Transworld. Read more

First WriteNow mentee novel bought by Transworld

Transworld has bought world rights in a novel by carer Charlene Allcott - the first to be published hailing from Penguin Random House’s WriteNow mentoring... Read more

Lucy Dillon moves to Transworld

Novelist Lucy Dillon is moving to Transworld from Hodder & Stoughton. Read more

Transworld signs French bestseller

Transworld has acquired a French bestseller, Your Second Life Begins When You Realise You Only Have One, pitched as "The Happiness Project meets The Alchemist".... Read more

Cathy Bramley signs new three-book deal with Transworld

Transworld has acquired three new novels by women’s romantic fiction writer Cathy Bramley, who this week hit a milestone of 500k copies sold, across print and e-book sales worldwide, since Ivy Lane published in... Read more

Best acquires 'gritty' historical saga for Transworld

Francesca Best has acquired three "gritty" historical saga novels by a debut author as her first acquisition for Transworld. Read more

Francesca Best joins Transworld

Francesca Best is to join Transworld, moving to the Penguin Random House company from Hachette UK’s Hodder & Stoughton. Best, who has been at Hodder... Read more

Hodder wins auction for Marsh debut

Hodder & Stoughton has acquired two books by a debut novelist at auction. Francesca Best, commissioning editor at Hodder, bought world rights to My Everything... Read more

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