Orion Fiction has bought three books from bestselling thriller author and "Silent Witness" screenwriter M J Arlidge for a "high six-figure sum".
Hodder & Stoughton has pre-empted an "incredibly compelling" domestic suspense novel from debut author Helen Cooper in a "major" two-book deal.
Pan Mac imprint Mantle has triumphed in a five-way battle for a "true heartbreaker of a love story" from Eva Carter in a two-book deal.... Read more
Helen Monks Takhar’s debut thriller about a millennial ‘snowflake’ intern pitted against an older editor, Precious You (HQ), is to be turned into a TV show.... Read more
True crime, “professional confessional” memoirs and titles that look into “sealed worlds” are the hottest non-fiction trends, according to agents who spoke to The Bookseller... Read more
Canongate has bagged the "haunting" debut novel by editor and ghostwriter Molly Aitken in a two-book deal.
Trapeze has signed a "cosy crime" debut from Tilly Bagshawe, writing under the pen-name M B Shaw.
Penguin Random House's Michael Joseph division has signed three new thrillers by MJ Arlidge.
HarperCollins crime and thriller publisher Julia Wisdom has bought a "deeply disturbing" psychological suspense novel by Camilla Way [pictured], Watching Edie McCrae. Wisdom bought UK... Read more
Walker Books has acquired the debut teen novel by comedian and screenwriter Nat Luurtsema. Goldfish is a comedy about Lou Brown, a swimmer who fails... Read more