Tagged: James Wills

Springboard: Watson, Little toasts 50 years in business with staunch performance in lockdown

While not celebrating its half century in exactly the manner it had planned, literary agency Watson, Little has had a solid year despite the pandemic,... Read more

Head of Zeus snaps up two more Savernake mysteries from Edwards

Head of Zeus has acquired the next two novels in Martin Edwards' Rachel Savernake series, Darkstone Falls and Sepulchre Street. ... Read more

Headline Review scoops Freya Berry's 'electrifying' debut at auction

Headline Review will publish Freya Berry's debut novel, The Dictator’s Wife, as a lead hardback launch in 2022. Read more

Duckworth Books buys debut 'rom-com with a twist'

Farrago, Duckworth's fiction imprint, has acquired Lee Farnsworth’s debut novel Odd Bird.  Read more

Rian Hughes | 'I was very keen to write something where it is essential that the story be told in this interesting graphic fashion'

Rian Highes' first foray into fiction is an extraterrestrial romp, told through narrative graphic design Read more

Wayland signs Rosen and Young for latest And Other Big Questions series

Wayland has acquired two more titles dealing with politics and mental health in its And Other Big Questions non-fiction series, including a title co-written by children's author... Read more

Michael Joseph pre-empts former Waterstones bookseller's 'dazzling' debut

Michael Joseph has triumphed over eight other publishers to pre-empt a "dazzlingly clever" debut mystery novel Eight Detectives by former Waterstones bookseller Alex Pavesi.... Read more

Zaffre lands Timon's 'brilliant' female spy thriller debut

Zaffre has landed debut author Mara Timon’s “brilliant, expertly-researched” espionage thriller following a female Special Operations Executive agent. Read more

Hodder lands astronomer Murdin's solar system book

Hodder & Stoughton has secured a new book by astronomer Professor Paul Murdin, The Secret Lives of Planets. Read more

Octopus buys first book from BrewDog founders

Octopus imprint Mitchell Beazley has signed the first title from the founders of craft beer brand BrewDog as well as a food book from BBC... Read more

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