02 Mar 2018
Carolyn Kirby’s extraordinary debut novel Half of You has been selected as a finalist in the Mslexia novel competition. The book also won the Bluepencilagency First Novel Award, as well as being named runner-up in the Daniel Goldsmith First Novel Prize.
28 Feb 2018
Congratulations to Dave Wardell and Lynne Barrett-Lee whose Fabulous Finn: The Brave Police Dog Who Was Stabbed and Came Back from the Brink is no. 13 in the Hardback Non-Fiction bestseller list this week.
28 Feb 2018
Congratulations to Cathy Glass whose latest memoir, published this week, A Long Way From Home is Number One on the Sunday Times Bestsellers Paperbacks this week.
15 Feb 2018
Michael O’Mara have bought World English rights in John Woolf’s Peerless Prodigies: Freaks, Circuses and the Extraordinary World of P.T. Barnum , a reworking of his Queen Victoria’s Freaks which won this year’s Biographers Club Prize for the best uncommissioned proposal.
14 Feb 2018
Congratulations to David Wardell and Lynne Barrett-Lee whose Fabulous Finn: The Brave Police Dog Who Was Stabbed and Came Back from the Brinkis No.8 in this weekend’s Sunday Times Top Ten.
13 Feb 2018
Theo Aronson’s timeless biography of Princess Margaret has been serialised in Vanity Fair.
05 Feb 2018
It is with regret we announce the death of agency author Patrick Delaforce.
Patrick served as a troop leader in Normandy, was with the first battle group into Bergen- Belsen concentration camp in April 1945, was twice mentioned in despatches, and was awarded the Bronze Cross of Orange-Nassau.
In autumn 1945 he served on a War Crimes Tribunal in Hamburg and tried many concentration camp guards and was an official British Army of the Rhine witness when Mr Albert Pierrepoint, the British hangman, executed 13 convicted war criminals in Hameln on 13 December 1945.
After leaving the army, he worked as a port wine shipper and ran an advertising agency in New York, before becoming a professional writer, mainly on historical and military subjects.
05 Feb 2018
According to publishersmarketplace, Andrew Lownie is the top selling non-fiction agent in the world with 51 recorded deals over the last year. He is also no 1 in biography.
The agency is no 1 for UK non-fiction and no 2 world wide in biography.
02 Feb 2018
Portuguese rights in Jonathan Conlin’s Mr Five Per Cent: : the many lives of Calouste Gulbenkian, the world’s richest man.
Turkish rights in Cathy Glass’s Happy Adults and Happy Kids.
Finnish rights in Stuart Smith’s The Most Dangerous Man in Europe : The Reputation of Colonel Otto Skorzeny