Serpent's Tail has snapped up The Cherry Robbers, the "propulsive" second novel by Sarai Walker, author of Dietland (Atlantic).... Read more
Avon Books has acquired Sarah Goodwin's debut Stranded, plus one more untitled novel.
Hot Key Books, an imprint of Bonnier Books UK, will publish five further titles in Nancy Springer's Enola Holmes series, which follows Sherlock Holmes’ detective... Read more
Orion Fiction has signed standalone thriller The Siege by former hostage negotiator and police officer John Sutherland. ... Read more
Sally Bramley has won the £1,500 Caledonia Novel Award 2021 for her literary novel Structural Damage, a love story set on a clifftop Yorkshire farm about to fall into the sea.... Read more
Cornerstone imprint Arrow has acquired the debut adult novel from Carnegie-nominated children's author Eve Ainsworth.
Hodder & Stoughton has acquired The Heiress by Molly Greeley, an "LGBTQ+ reimagining" of the life of the Pride and Prejudice character Anne de Bourgh.... Read more
Laura Williams, currently a literary agent at PFD, is joining Greene & Heaton where she will continue to build her list.... Read more
Orion has pre-empted an "uplit" debut from Headline non-fiction editor Richard Roper in a "major" six-figure deal within 48 hours of submission.... Read more
Bloomsbury is to publish the "remarkable" memoir of Zuzana Ruzickova, who survived three Nazi concentration camps, slave labour and the anti-Semitic Communist dictatorship of former... Read more