Quercus has bought British barrister and counter-terrorist expert Adam Oyebanji’s UK debut, billed as an “exhilarating blending of hard science fiction and thriller”. ... Read more
Bookouture's non-fiction imprint Thread is publishing How To Be a Boss at Ageing by broadcaster and writer Anniki Sommerville who hosts a podcast of the same name. ... Read more
Gollancz has acquired J T Greathouse’s debut fantasy trilogy, which will open with The Hand of the Sun King in 2021. ... Read more
Hurst Publishers has snapped up Defying the Dragon: Hong Kong and the World's Largest Dictatorship by veteran journalist Stephen Vines.... Read more
Gollancz publicity manager Stevie Finegan has left Orion to become a literary agent at the Zeno Agency.
Head of Zeus has scooped the “biggest and most ambitious book yet” from fantasy writer Lavie Tidhar in a three-novel deal.
Orion has scooped four new DC Peter Grant books from bestselling author Ben Aaronovitch in a seven-figure deal.