HarperCollins’ Martha Ashby has snapped up a novel about "women’s bodily autonomy, motherhood and societal expectations" from American author and Publishers Weekly reviewer Donna Freitas in a six-figure... Read more
“A love letter to great British literary detectives” by US author Kate Racculia has been bought by HarperFiction.
A "coming-of-old" début has been the subject of a string of deals on the eve of the fair, with HarperFiction sealing UK and Commonwealth rights... Read more
TV rights for former agent Hannah Begbie’s debut Mother have been sold to Clerkenwell Films following a four-way auction.... Read more
HarperFiction has bought a “brilliant, dark debut novel” which explores the many identities women “juggle” throughout life from former agent Hannah Begbie, inspired by her... Read more
HarperCollins has secured a six-figure deal for The Colour of Bee Larkham's Murder by Sarah J Harris in a "whirlwind" pre-empt ahead of LBF.... Read more
HarperCollins has bagged Erotic Stories for Punjabi Widows in a “strong” six-figure deal after fighting off five other publishers to win the title at auction.... Read more
In a six-figure deal HarperCollins has acquired three more novels from Sunday Times bestseller Mhairi McFarlane.
A flurry of deals on the eve of the 2015 Frankfurt Book Fair is understood to have pushed rights sales for a Glaswegian début author... Read more
Martha Ashby has been promoted to editor of commercial women's fiction at HarperCollins. Ashby started at the publisher in 2012 as assistant editor, after five... Read more