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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

HarperCollins signs book from Queen's personal advisor

HarperCollins will publish a book by the Queen’s personal advisor and in-house designer Angela Kelly, who has worked with the Royal Household for 25 years.... Read more

Simon & Schuster lands Brearley '#MeToo reckoning for mothers'

Simon & Schuster has landed “the #MeToo reckoning for mothers” by writer and activist Joeli Brearley about new mums being pushed out of their jobs.... 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

PFD's Agora Books launches writing community and prize

Peters Fraser + Dunlop e-book imprint Agora Books has launched a prize to celebrate its new writers’ group, Lost the Plot, which offers "no-nonsense advice, industry insight, and community... Read more

Headline scoops official Downton Abbey film companion

Headline has scooped an official companion book to the forthcoming "Downton Abbey" movie, bringing the world and characters of the fictional country house to life.... Read more

Trapeze lands Ordnance Survey Puzzle Book follow-up

Trapeze has landed the follow-up to last year’s gift book runaway hit The Ordnance Survey Puzzle Book (Trapeze). Read more

Quadrille scoops self-promotion guide from Sword-Williams in four-publisher auction

Quadrille has scooped F*ck Being Humble, a “clever and timely” guide to self-promotion by Stefanie Sword-Williams in a four-publisher auction.... Read more

Drama Republic wins TV rights for Collins' debut

Drama Republic has won the auction for TV rights to The Confessions of Frannie Langton by Sara Collins, with the author adapting her debut novel... Read more

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