Tagged: Veronique Baxter

Pan Mac signs Waterstones bookseller's magical folk ballad reimagining

Pan Macmillan has signed Waterstones bookseller Lucy Holland’s “incredibly special” reimagining of a folk ballad set in magical ancient Britain. Read more

Hutchinson pre-empts Blackmore historical page-turner

Hutchinson has pre-empted a “rollicking” historical page-turner by Neil Blackmore in a “strong five-figure deal”. Read more

H&S signs debut novel by comedian Liam Williams

Hodder & Stoughton has signed the “funny, warm and deeply human” debut novel by comedian Liam Williams, to be released first as an audiobook.... Read more

W&N snaps up 'raw and powerful' Wood novel

Weidenfeld & Nicolson has landed the “raw and powerful” new novel by prize-winning Australian writer Charlotte Wood. Read more

DHA sponsors children’s writing programme

David Higham Associates is supporting Little Green Pig, a creative writing programme for young people from disadvantaged backgrounds. Read more

Wildfire pre-empts 'dark' debut Blood Orange

Wildfire has pre-empted a debut thriller, Blood Orange by Harriet Tyce, exploring the power of desire, jealousy and betrayal. ... Read more

Bardon’s twisty pin-up

HarperFiction has pre-empted a psychological thriller, Behind Her Eyes by Sarah Pinborough, and a second title in a six-figure deal. Deputy publishing director Natasha Bardon... Read more

Animal kingdom picture book to Hodder

Hodder Children’s Books, part of Hachette Children's, has acquired a 64-page picture book about the animal kingdom by zoologist and author Nicola Davies. The illustrator... Read more

Two Roads buys tale of Descartes' servant girl

Two Roads has acquired The Words in My Hand, a book about a Dutch servant girl’s relationship with René Descartes. Publisher Lisa Highton bought UK... Read more

World rights for World Without Us

Bloomsbury UK and US have acquired world English-language rights to Australian rainforest-set “mystery, love story and elegy for denatured landscape”, The World Without Us by... Read more

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