Recent UK deals

Tim Newark’s biography of the Mafia gangster Lucky Luciano to Mainstream for publication next spring. US rights already sold to St Martin’s Press.

Linda Porter’s tudor history Crown of Thistles to her regular publisher Macmillan for publication in 2013.

Katharine Quarmby’s first book, a study of hate crime against disabled people Scapegoat to Portobello Books.

A three-book, good six-figure deal for Christian Wolmar with his regular publisher Atlantic for a history of the American railways, a study of railways and the British Empire and a book on the Trans-Siberian railway.