Tagged: Nelle Andrew

Michael Joseph snaps up 'devastating' début inspired by convict ship

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 to publish Bryony Gordon's sobriety memoir

Headline is publishing a new memoir from author, journalist and mental health campaigner Bryony Gordon, called Glorious Rock Bottom, in May. ... Read more

Quercus bags 'riveting' modern gothic from Wynne

Quercus has bagged a “riveting” modern gothic debut set in an elite all-girls boarding school by Phoebe Wynne in a two-book deal. Read more

Bloomsbury wins 15-publisher auction for book on grief by Cariad Lloyd

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 snaps up Thornton thriller

HarperFiction will publish journalist and author Rebecca Thornton's thriller about a toxic friendship between a group of mums. Read more

HQ pre-empts Windrush crime novel

HQ has pre-empted a debut novel about the Windrush community in a “significant” six-figure pre-empt. Read more

Editing role 'needs championing in-house', trade figures say

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

Perks' lost child thriller optioned for TV

Heidi Perks’ psychological suspense novel has been optioned for television by the production company responsible for “The Miniaturist”. Read more

Icelandic witch trials thriller to MJ

Michael Joseph has acquired a "darkly atmospheric" historical thriller set against the backdrop of the 17th-century Icelandic witch trials. Read more

Viking pre-empts Collins' debut

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

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