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
Weidenfeld & Nicolson is publishing 10 books based on four popular BBC Radio 4 series, one of which is "The Archers".
Pan Mac is to publish new non-fiction and two novels from former MI5 officer Tom Marcus, after acquiring world rights from Luigi Bonomi at LBA... Read more
Tinder Press has acquired Letters from a Suitcase, a collection of letters spanning the "short but passionate love affair" and marriage between communist couple David and Mary... Read more
Amy Lloyd, 30, from Cardiff has won the Daily Mail and Penguin Random House First Novel Competition for her novel Red River.... Read more