Tagged: Martha Ashby

HarperFiction lands first novel from TikTok star Mammy Banter

HarperFiction has scored the first novel from viral TikTok sensation Serena Terry, whose alter ego Mammy Banter has racked up millions of views after she started... Read more

HarperFiction pre-empts Irwin's debut Regency novel in 48-hour swoop

HarperFiction has pre-empted a debut historical novel set in the Regency period by Sophie Irwin in a 48-hour swoop.  Read more

HarperFiction pre-empts Grace Dent's first adult novel

HarperFiction has signed up journalist and food writer Grace Dent’s début adult fiction title. Read more

HarperFiction triumphs in five-way auction for 'tearjerker' by Major

HarperFiction has triumphed in a five-way auction for Maybe Next Time, a “tearjerker” by Cesca Major.  ... Read more

HarperFiction signs two-book Begbie deal

HarperFiction has snapped up a “darkly funny” story of friendship and secrets from Hannah Begbie in a two-book deal. Read more

HarperFiction snaps up 'fierce' Freitas novel in six-figure pre-empt

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

HarperFiction bags Racculia's charity detective hunt

“A love letter to great British literary detectives” by US author Kate Racculia has been bought by HarperFiction. Read more

Ten-way UK tussle for Missy Carmichael

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

Former agent Begbie's debut sold to Clerkenwell Films

TV rights for former agent Hannah Begbie’s debut Mother have been sold to Clerkenwell Films following a four-way auction.... Read more

HC signs 'dark' debut novel by former agent Begbie

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

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