Tagged: Hayley Steed

Orion wins auction for Fry's 'gayer, Millennial Bridget Jones' tale

Orion Fiction has acquired the "wickedly funny" debut, First Time for Everything, from London Writers Award Winner Henry Fry, in a three-way auction.    ... Read more

Orion Fiction pre-empts two from Hennigan

Orion Fiction editorial director Charlotte Mursell has pre-empted The Truth Will Out, a "claustrophobic tale of obsession" from debut author Rosemary Hennigan, in a two-book deal. ... Read more

HQ Digital to unleash Dunn's Pug Actually

HQ Digital has signed Pug Actually, a "quirky rom-com with a canine twist" by Matt Dunn. Read more

Midwife's account of the womb to Virago in eight-way auction

Virago has acquired Womb: The Inside Story of Where We All Began by Leah Hazard, to publish as its lead publication in spring 2023, following an eight-way... Read more

Hodder Studio acquires 'utterly compelling' Marshall debut

Hodder Studio has acquired two titles from Heather Marshall at auction, including her debut Looking for Jane.  Read more

Heyday Television triumphs in nine-way auction for Audrain's debut

Michael Joseph’s major 2021 debut The Push by Ashley Audrain has been optioned by Heyday Television.  Read more

Sphere to publish Wilson's thriller The Witness

Sphere is publishing The Witness, the first novel by barrister and non-fiction author Alexandra Wilson. Read more

Lake Union buys two novels from Katherine Slee

Lake Union, an imprint of Amazon Publishing, has struck a two-book deal with Katherine Slee.  Read more

Zaffre wins Sampson's debut The Last Library

Bonnier Books UK has acquired Freya Sampson's debut novel The Last Library—an "ode to libraries and the ability they possess to bring the unlikeliest of people together".... Read more

HarperCollins scoops Harvill Secker editor Adams debut in two-book deal

HarperCollins has won a multi-publisher auction for The Reading List by debut author and Harvill Secker commissioning editor Sara Nisha Adams in a two-book deal.... Read more

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