Michael Joseph will publish a début novel inspired by the true story of a convict ship, on which female prisoners created a patchwork quilt. The... Read more
Headline is publishing a new memoir from author, journalist and mental health campaigner Bryony Gordon, called Glorious Rock Bottom, in May. ... Read more
Quercus has bagged a “riveting” modern gothic debut set in an elite all-girls boarding school by Phoebe Wynne in a two-book deal.
Bloomsbury has won a 15-publisher bidding war for a book on grief by podcaster Cariad Lloyd, in “one of the fiercest auctions” managed by agent... Read more
HarperFiction will publish journalist and author Rebecca Thornton's thriller about a toxic friendship between a group of mums.
HQ has pre-empted a debut novel about the Windrush community in a “significant” six-figure pre-empt.
Figures in the industry have responded to calls from this year’s Man Booker judging panel for tighter editing, with some voicing anger at an undervaluing... Read more
Heidi Perks’ psychological suspense novel has been optioned for television by the production company responsible for “The Miniaturist”.
Michael Joseph has acquired a "darkly atmospheric" historical thriller set against the backdrop of the 17th-century Icelandic witch trials.
Viking has pre-empted a debut novel by Sara Collins, The Confessions of Frannie Langton, the evening before a nine-way auction was due to take place and less... Read more