Hodder & Stoughton has acquired two more books in The Brontë Mysteries series by Rowan Coleman, who will continue to publish the books under the pen... Read more
Quercus Fiction has acquired The Final Revival of Opal & Nev, a "deeply poignant" and "compelling" debut novel by US author Dawnie Walton about a rock... Read more
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.