Tagged: Madeleine Milburn

Penguin Random House leads Nibbies nominations

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 wins 14-way auction for 'heart-stopping' debut

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

'Electric' historical fiction wins Caledonia Novel Award

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

Driscoll signs new two-book deal with Amazon Publishing

Amazon Publishing’s Thomas & Mercer imprint has signed two new titles from former BBC journalist, Teresa Driscoll. Read more

HQ scoops postnatal thriller for six figures

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 wins battle for Ward's Beautiful Bad

Quercus has won an auction to publish Beautiful Bad, and one further novel, by US screenwriter Annie Ward. Read more

Screen rights for Bourne's debut adult novel snapped up

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

Ellwood's thriller My Sister's Bones optioned for screen

Nuala Ellwood’s PTSD thriller, My Sister’s Bones (Viking), has been optioned by Bill Kenwright. Read more

Social media murder debut to Wildfire

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 anticipate ‘buoyant’ LBF

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

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