Tagged: Kirsty McLachlan

M G Leonard moves to Walker Books for new series

Walker Books has signed M G Leonard's new middle-grade series, launching with Twitch in June 2021.  Read more

Harvill Secker snaps up stonemason Beatrice Searle's debut

A book by stonemason Beatrice Searle, billed as “part memoir, part meditation on stone and the transformative power of craft”, will be published by Harvill... Read more

E&T acquires 'beautiful' snow book from Campbell

Elliott and Thompson has acquired a “lyrical, evocative and beautiful book” from Arctic traveller and writer Nancy Campbell called Fifty Words for Snow.... Read more

Coronet buys McGee's 'brilliant' take on the cost of love

Coronet has bought a “brilliant and unique” take on failed romantic relationships by performer Haley McGee, who uses a mathematical formula to work out the cost... Read more

Firefly lands Killick's middle grade sci-fi horror

Firefly Press has landed a “scary and heart-warming” middle grade sci-fi horror by Jennifer Killick. Read more

Canongate snaps up 'unique' debut in six-way auction

Canongate has secured the first book by Northern Irish nature writer and essayist Kerri ní Dochartaigh following a six-way auction. Read more

Trapeze signs Ward historical mystery in two-book deal

Trapeze has acquired historical mystery The Quickening by Sarah Ward, writing under a pseudonym, in a two-book deal. Read more

Female firefighter's memoir to be developed into 'bold new drama'

Kudos has pre-emptively acquired the TV rights to female firefighter Dr Sabrina Cohen-Hatton's memoir, Through the Fire, which Transworld bagged rights to publish in a "substantial" pre-empt last month. ... Read more

Female firefighter's memoir to Transworld in 'substantial' pre-empt

Transworld has acquired an "empowering" memoir by one of the UK's most senior female firefighters, Dr Sabrina Cohen-Hatton, in a "substantial" pre-empt. ... Read more

Unspeakable book to Canongate

Canongate has signed Unspeakable: The Things We Cannot Say by Harriet Shawcross, saying it will be the publisher's lead title in autumn 2018.... Read more

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