Serpent’s Tail’s newly launched crime imprint Viper have signed a historical "whodunnit" as part of a two-book deal with debut author Leonora Nattrass.... Read more
The Madeleine Milburn Agency rights director Liane-Louise Smith and rights agent Georgina Simmonds have notched up a 30th territory for The Push, the début of... Read more
Picador has triumphed in a multi-publisher auction for an “unforgettable” new novel from Emma Stonex in a two-book deal, with rights already being gobbled up... Read more
Coronet has bagged a book about modern queer culture from “dazzlingly smart” Vice associate editor Daisy Jones.
Scholastic has won a "heated" auction for a middle-grade debut about an 11-year-old with a stammer who wants to become a stand-up comedian.... Read more
Hachette Children’s Group has signed three books in a new series aimed at seven to nine-year-olds called Scribble Witch, by Inky Willis.... Read more
C L Taylor’s latest thriller has been snapped up for screen and a possible stage adaptation by Bill Kenwright Films.
Christi Daugherty’s YA thriller series Night School (Little, Brown) has been optioned for TV by the Intellectual Property Group.
Simon & Schuster UK has pre-empted journalist Caroline Bishop’s "uniquely beautiful" debut novel in a two-book deal.
Former Penguin Books publicity director Ashley Audrain’s debut thriller, The Push, has been snapped up in a string of record-breaking deals around the world.... Read more