Headline has landed Spitfire Kids by Alasdair Cross, based on the hit BBC World Service podcast series “Spitfire: The People’s Plane” and using first-person accounts of those... Read more
Pan Macmillan has netted a “perfect summer thriller” set in Tuscany by Lizzy Barber, in a two-book deal.
Ben Miller has signed a new three-book deal with Simon & Schuster Children's, and is poised to become “a major force in children’s publishing”, the firm... Read more
Orion imprint Seven Dials has licensed "The Archers" brand and characters to create a cookbook based on the BBC radio drama, written by scriptwriter Keri... Read more
Georgia Fancett from Bath has picked up a £20,000 publishing contract with Century for her "hard-hitting" police procedural The Fifth Girl.... Read more
Headline has struck a new six-book deal with historical fiction author Simon Scarrow.
This week's pictures round-up features Paddington Bear, Liz Earle, Jacqueline Wilson and the winners of the RNA's Awards.
Actor and scriptwriter Mark Griffin, also known for appearing as Trojan in the hit 90s ITV show "Gladiators", is publishing a London-based thriller series with Little, Brown.... Read more
HarperCollins imprint The Borough Press is launching the inaugural Cheltenham First Novel Competition in association with Cheltenham Festivals and LBA Literary Agency.... Read more
Lizzy Barber from north London has won the Daily Mail and Penguin Random House's First Novel Competition with My Name is Alice, a book Century will now publish in 2018.... Read more