Hodder & Stoughton has bagged two crime novels by Australian writer Shelley Burr, including her debut Wake, following a three-way auction.... Read more
Kate Mosse, Val McDermid and Elly Griffiths are among 12 writers penning the first new Miss Marple stories since creator Agatha Christie's final mystery 45 years ago. They... Read more
HarperCollins has bought three standalone crime novels from Irish author Dervla McTiernan in a seven-figure deal, to be published by HarperFiction in the UK, William Morrow in the US and HarperCollins... Read more
HQ has landed the first adult novel from Kirsten Miller, which follows three women who are brought together when they realise that each of them developed... Read more
Orion Dash has acquired three novels from Beezy Marsh in a new gangland crime saga series, the author's first fiction titles.
Orion imprint Phoenix has won an auction for Notes On An Execution by literary agent and author Danya Kukafka, a "powerful and propulsive" novel about a man on death... Read more
Patricia Cornwell is bringing back Dr Kay Scarpetta for Autopsy, the 25th book in her bestselling series, for HarperCollins.
Bonnier Books UK has acquired Kate MacDougall's story of the dog walking business she founded in her mid-twenties, London’s No1 Dog Walking Agency. ... Read more
William Morrow has bought North American rights to Taylor Adams’ thriller No Exit in a mid-six figure deal struck ahead of London Book Fair.... Read more
Susan Lewis has moved from Cornerstone to HarperCollins in a seven-figure, six-book deal.