Doubleday has acquired two novels by Anglo-Nigerian writer Nikki May in a "hotly contested" nine-way auction.
Bookouture has signed nine historical novels from US Kindle-bestselling author Ella Carey.
Welbeck Publishing Group has signed a three-book deal with debut historical writer Ben Creed.
Octopus imprint Endeavour is to publish In Black and White: A Young Barrister's Story of Race and Class in a Broken Justice System by Alexandra Wilson. ... Read more
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