Eight entirely fresh faces to The British Book Awards’ Editor of the Year category are to battle it out for the coveted title, including two... Read more
Picador has triumphed in a 14-way auction for a "heart-stopping and gripping" debut novel set in the Pre-Raphaelite circle of Victorian London.... Read more
Scottish novelist Elizabeth Macneal has won this year’s Caledonia Novel Award for her "masterful" historical fiction debut, The Doll Factory, set in Victorian London.... Read more
Amazon Publishing’s Thomas & Mercer imprint has signed two new titles from former BBC journalist, Teresa Driscoll.
HQ has pre-empted a debut novel inspired by a ghostly folktale for a "significant six-figure sum" in what agent Madeleine Milburn called the "fastest response I've... Read more
Quercus has won an auction to publish Beautiful Bad, and one further novel, by US screenwriter Annie Ward.
The screen rights to Holly Bourne’s debut adult novel, How Do You Like Me Now?, have been optioned by the production company behind “Nowhere Boy”.... Read more
Nuala Ellwood’s PTSD thriller, My Sister’s Bones (Viking), has been optioned by Bill Kenwright.
Wildfire has acquired a debut crime novel, Now You See by journalist Max Manning, about the dark side of social media.... Read more
Children’s publishers are feeling “quietly optimistic” going into next week’s London Book Fair, with interest in acquiring across middle-grade, Young Adult and “crossover” titles.... Read more