Tagged: Joanna Swainson

Quercus wins Yorkshire-set cosy crime series at auction

Quercus has won at auction three books in a new Yorkshire-set "cosy crime" series by author Helen Cox. Read more

Avon signs Waterstones social media man

Waterstones social media co-ordinator Barnaby Walter has scooped a two-book deal with Avon. Read more

Transworld to publish Essex marshes-set debut

Transworld has acquired an "atmospheric" debut novel set on the Essex marshes during World War 2 and in the present day. Read more

Thriller-seekers strike big deals

The popularity of psychological thrillers shows little sign of abating, with commissioning editors at the London Book Fair signing up many such titles. Read more

Century acquires account of the Shepherd's Bush Murders

Century has acquired the “definitive account of one of the most shocking crimes in Britain”. Editor Ajda Vucicevic bought UK and Commonwealth rights to The... Read more

Former Belle & Sebastian band member signs YA deal

Hot Key Books has acquired two titles for teens from Stuart David, a founding member of the band Belle & Sebastian. Editor Naomi Colthurst bought... Read more

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