News

  • New word book to Elliott & Thompson

    21 May 2016

    Elliott & Thompson have commissioned a new trivia book from Paul Anthony Jones. How Rocks Became Clouds: The Surprising Evolution of 100 Words will be published for Christmas.

  • Voting opens for the People's Book Prize

    20 May 2016

    Voting has opened for the People’s Book Prize 2016, and Chloe Banks’ debut novel The Art of Letting Go is one of the finalists (and needs your vote!).

    People’s Book Prize - The Final

  • ITV Studios option Murder in the Family

    18 May 2016

    ITV Studios have optioned Jeremy Josephs’s Murder in the Family the gripping account of Jersey’s most notorious and fascinating murder case.

  • Recent Foreign Rights Sales

    18 May 2016

    French rights in Cathy Glass’s Another Forgotten Child.

    Polish rights in Catherine Hewitt’s The Mistress of Paris.

    Chinese rights in Christopher Lloyd’s The Story of the World in 100 Species..

    Korean rights in Desmond Seward’s The Hundred Years War.

    Chinese rights in Desmond Seward’s Jerusalem’s Traitor: Josephus, Masada, and the Fall of Judaea.

    Slovenian rights in Shed Simove’s What Every Man Thinks About Apart From Sex. Polish rights in Casey Watson’s Skin Deep.

  • The Floating Brothel optioned

    18 May 2016

    Sian Rees’s The Floating Brothel: The Extraordinary True Story of an Eighteenth Century Ship and its Cargo of Female Convicts has been optioned by Pretty Monster with support from Australian Screen.

  • Without a Mother's Love serialised in Mail Online

    18 May 2016

    Amanda Wright’s Without a Mother’s Love written with Katy Weitz is serialised in Mail Online

    http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-3585279/Woman-witnessed-mother-s-murder-just-four-years-old-relives-horrifying-moment-saw-STRANGLED-slept-bed.html

  • Guardian serial for Parliament Ltd

    18 May 2016

    Martin Williams’ Parliament Ltd: A Journey to the Dark Heart of British Politics is serialised in The Guardian today

  • Vikie Shanks on BBC Radio

    17 May 2016

    Vikie Shanks, author of the inspirational memoir Unravelled, did the newspaper review on BBC Coventry and Warwickshire on Saturday. You can hear it here (starts at 38.00).

  • Croatian island memoir optioned for drama

    16 May 2016

    Anthony Stancomb’s memoirs of moving to the Croatian island of Vis Under a Croatian Sun: From Grey Britain to a Sunny Isle: One Couple’s Dream Comes True and Notes from a Very Small Island have been optioned by Life and Soul Pictures.

  • Film rights sold in Castle of the Eagles

    16 May 2016

    EOne Features have optioned film rights in Mark Felton’s Castle of the Eagles: Escape from Mussolini’s Colditz