News

  • Andrew Lownie remains top-selling UK non-fiction agent

    28 Mar 2017

    According to publishersmarketplace, Andrew Lownie is

    1 in International rights: UK Non-fiction 1 in Non-fiction: Biography worldwide 2 in Non-fiction: History/Politics/Current Affairs worldwide

    He is no 5 top-selling agent worldwide across all categories with 37 announced deals over the last twelve months.

  • Book on Viking Warrior to Haynes

    23 Mar 2017

    Haynes have commissioned Angus Konstam to write a new book in their manual series The Haynes Manual of the Viking Warrior.

  • Biography of Clare Hollingworth to Two Roads

    23 Mar 2017

    Two Roads have bought World English rights in Of Fortunes and War a life of the veteran war correspondent, who has just died at 105, written by her great-nephew.

  • Fourth week for Cathy Glass in bestseller list.

    22 Mar 2017

    Cathy Glass’s latest fostering memoir Nobody’s Son remains at number 6 in the Sunday Times Paperback bestsellers this week

  • Cathy Glass moves into fiction with two-book Collins deal

    17 Mar 2017

    Best-selling non-fiction writer Cathy Glass is moving into fiction. The Darkness Within, a gripping psychological thriller, part of a two-book deal written under the pseudonym Lisa Stone, will be published by Harper Collins in July.

    Katerina Diamond, bestselling crime author of The Secret and The Teacher (Sunday Times bestseller, and both books hit Kindle #1 , has blurbed ‘The Darkness Within hooked me from the start. Once you start you won’t be able to stop!’

    The first book centres on a man who begins to develop the cruel characteristics of his donor following a heart transplant, and explores the idea of whether people are ever born inherently evil.

    Cathy Glass said: ‘I am absolutely thrilled to be working with Avon on this new venture. I shall still be writing my fostering memoirs and I’ve adapted the same fast paced narrative that has made the Cathy Glass books so successful. I think my readers will be as excited as I am.’

    Her editor Phoebe Morgan added : ‘We are so excited about this opportunity to work with Cathy on a new venture in her already amazing career. Her memoirs are loved around the world but in stepping into fiction, she is doing something entirely different and has created a gripping thriller with a chilling concept at its heart. I’m really pleased that Cathy is staying within the Harper family and can’t wait to show the world her darker side!’

  • Third week in top ten for Cathy Glass

    16 Mar 2017

    Nobody’s Son by Cathy Glass remains in the Top 10 Sunday Times bestseller non-fiction paperback list at Number 6 .

  • US rights in Flashpoint Trieste : First Battle of the Cold War sold

    16 Mar 2017

    University Press of New England have bought US rights in Christian Jennings’ Flashpoint Trieste : First Battle of the Cold War and will publish in the autumn.

  • Collection of Churchill letters sold to Head of Zeus

    16 Mar 2017

    UK & Commonwealth rights in an edition of Winston Churchill’s correspondence with his mother have been sold to Head of Zeus. Darling Winston: My Dearest Mama edited by David Lough, whose last book No More Champagne: Churchill and his Money was shortlisted for the History Today Award, will be published next year.

  • Jerusalems Traitor: Josephus, Masada and the Fall of Judaea optioned to Hollywood

    13 Mar 2017

    RJM Productions have optioned Desmond Seward’s Jerusalem’s Traitor: Josephus, Masada, and the Fall of Judaea .

  • Recent Foreign Rights sales

    13 Mar 2017

    French rights in Cathy Glass’s Cut

    Romanian rights in Danny Orbach’s The Plots Against Hitler

    Turkish rights in Gary Smith’s Standard Deviations.