Headline has acquired a suspenseful and "stylishly slick" action-packed debut, The Hunter by Andrew Reid.
Jessie Burton will retell the Medusa myth in an "empowering" YA title for Bloomsbury, exploring themes of "toxic masculinity and the meaning of consent".... Read more
James Oswald, author of the Inspector McLean series, is to move from Penguin to Headline imprint Wildfire for his next four books.
Nine publishers fought over a debut book by Fabulous magazine’s deputy chief sub Stacey Bartlett before Bonnier Zaffre triumphed as the winner at auction.... Read more
Harperfiction has pre-empted an "arresting" début entitled The Furies, and a second title, in a six-figure deal within 18 hours of submission.... Read more
Hodder has won a new young adult fantasy duology, the Hollow Crown by Zoraida Córdova, at auction.
Picador has acquired the next two novels by Jessie Burton, author of The Miniaturist and The Muse.... Read more
Advances for psychological thrillers 'plateau' as agents fear market is becoming more crowded.
Sphere has won an auction for debut thriller writer Vanessa Savage in a six-figure deal for two books.
Sceptre editorial director Melissa Cox has acquired debut novel Suicide Club by Rachel Heng after a "heated" auction to be its "super-lead" title in 2018.... Read more