News

  • US Spy book optioned

    18 Jan 2021

    Bufalo Drive Pictures have optioned Rhodri Jeffreys-Jones’s Ring of Spies: How MI5 and the FBI Brought Down the Nazis in America.

  • Praise for Stalin's War

    12 Jan 2021

    Sean McMeekin’s revisionist history of World War Two , Stalin’s War,,published by Penguin and Basic in April has had starred reviews in Publishers Weekly and KIrkus

    ‘Yet another winner for McMeekin, this also serves as a worthy companion to Niall Ferguson’s The Pity of War, which argued that Britain should not have entered World War 1. Brilliant contrarian history.’ Kirkus

    ‘Packed with incisive character sketches and illuminating analyses of military and diplomatic maneuvers, this is a skilful and persuasive reframing of the causes, developments, and repercussions of WW11. ‘Publishers Weekly

    Amongst the endorsements

    ‘McMeekin’s approach in Stalin’s War is both original and refreshing, written as it is with a wonderful clarity’. Antony Beevor

    “Gripping, authoritative, accessible, and always bracingly revisionist.” Simon Sebag Montefiore

  • US sale for The Mountbattens

    30 Dec 2020

    Pegasus have bought North American rights in Andrew Lownie’s The Mountbattens: Their Lives and Loves

  • Stalin's Englishman optioned

    22 Dec 2020

    Andrew Lownie’s Stalin’s Englishman: The Lives of Guy Burgess has been optioned by Daybreak Pictures.

  • Aerial Warfare shortlisted by Military History Matters.

    22 Dec 2020

    Congratulations to Frank Ledwidge whose Aerial Warfare: The Battle for the Skies has been shortlisted for ‘Book of the Year 2021’ by Military History Matters.

  • History of Dolphin Square to The History Press

    15 Dec 2020

    The History Press have bought World English rights in a history of Dolphin Square by Simon Danczuk and Dan Smith.

  • Recent Foreign Rights sales

    15 Dec 2020

    Bulgarian and Danish rights in Georgie Campbell’s The Real Diana.

    Dutch rights in Cathy Glass’s A Terrible Secret.

    Portuguese rights in James Hannam’s God’s Philosophers: How the Medieval World Laid the Foundations of Modern Science

  • Desmond Seward shortlisted for a Military History Matters Book of the Year Award

    15 Dec 2020

    Desmond Seward has been shortlisted for a Military History Matters Book of the Year Award for The King Over The Water.

  • The Celestial Wife novel to S&S

    14 Dec 2020

    Simon & Schuster have bought World English rights in Leslie Howard’s novel The Celestial Wife.

  • Art is a Tyrant one of best art books of the year

    14 Dec 2020

    Catherine Hewitt’s biography of Rosa Bonheur Art is a Tyrant has made the Times’ list of best art books of the year