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  • Talk Radio Europe interviews Tina McGuff

    01 Jul 2015

    Tina McGuff was interviewed on Talk Radio Europe, promoting her new book Seconds to Snap. You can hear the interview online at (Listen On Demand for 1-7-15, around 10:35am).

  • Fighting for Queen and Country into Top 100

    01 Jul 2015

    Nigel Ely’s military memoir Fighting for Queen and Country has moved into the Kindle Top 100. The book was recently reissued by Thistle Books.

  • Huge coverage for Cabin Fever

    01 Jul 2015

    Mandy Smith’s cabin crew memoir Cabin Fever has just been published in the US, following successful UK publication by Thistle Books. The launch has generated huge attention, including the following:

    New York Post

    Daily Mirror

    Daily Mail

  • The Blackbird Singularity sold to Legend Press

    01 Jul 2015

    Legend Press have acquired World English rights in Matthew Wilson’s dark, mysterious debut novel The Blackbird Singularity.

  • Sian Rees reviewed in the Sunday Times

    30 Jun 2015

    ‘The daring exploits of the Resistance heroine who twice rescued her lover from the Nazis.’

    Lucie Aubrac: The French Resistance Heroine Who Defied the Gestapo by Sian Rees

  • The Sunday Times reviews Desmond Seward

    30 Jun 2015

    The Sunday Times carried a good review for Desmond Seward’s new book Renishaw and the Sitwells.

    ‘A calm, judicious and gripping account of these tangled events.’

    Snobbery, artistic pretensions and extravagance: an aristocratic family’s unedifying story

  • Two agency science speakers at Lichfield-festival

    29 Jun 2015

    Agency science writers Nessa Carey & Chris Woodford will be talking at the Lichfield Festival on 6th July on their recent books Junk: A Journey Through the Dark Matter of the Genome and Atoms Under the Floorboards: The Secret Science Hidden in Your Home.

  • Anything to Declare?: The Searching Tales of an HM Customs Officer optioned by Big Talk

    29 Jun 2015

    Big Talk have optioned the memoirs of customs officer Jon Frost Anything to Declare?: The Searching Tales of an HM Customs Officer recently published by Constable.

  • Film rights optioned to Leigh Erceg's story

    29 Jun 2015

    Producer Scott Cross has optioned the memoirs of Leigh Erceg - whose story featured recently on ABC’s Nightline - whose personality completely changed after a Traumatic Brain Injury .

  • Life of Lady Jane Grey sold to Pegasus

    29 Jun 2015

    Pegasus have bought US rights in Nicola Tallis’s biography of the ‘Nine Day Queen’ Lady Jane Grey.