News

  • Insider account of British Army published

    10 Nov 2011

    Irreverent military gossip website, the Army Rumour Service - ARRSE for short - has been entertaining the defence community for over a decade. Now the forum has its own spin-off book, described as an insider’s guide to the British Army and published today. Author Major Des Astor told British Forces News what readers could expect.

  • Agency books are no 4 and 5 in Amazon history best sellers of 2011

    10 Nov 2011

    Congratulations to Frank Ledwidge and Roger Crowley who are respectively no 4 and 5 in Amazon’s history best sellers of 2011

  • Cathy Glass's amazing Amazon 5* reviews

    10 Nov 2011

    Cathy Glass’s current best seller The Night the Angels Came, published a few weeks ago, has fifty 5 * Amazon reviews and one rogue 1 4* which must surely be a record. Her first book Damaged has eighty one 5* reviews but eleven 4, two 3 and one 2*.

  • Two agency titles in Amazon's top 50 books of the year

    09 Nov 2011

    Congratulations to Frank Ledwidge and Roger Crowley whose Losing Small Wars and City of Fortune have both made Amazon’s top (ie favourite) 50 books of the year.

  • Agency titles no 5 & no 6 in best-seller lists

    08 Nov 2011

    Congratulations to Cathy Glass whose The Night The Angels Came is Number 5 in the paperback charts this week and Casey Watson whose The Boy No One Loved is Number 6.

  • Recent Foreign Rights Sales

    07 Nov 2011

    Alan Baker’s Dyatlov Pass to Russia.

    Nessa Carey’s The Epigenetics Revolution to Russia.

    Polish rights in Roger Crowley’s Constantinople and Empires of the Sea.

    Alicia Eaton’s NLP: Fix Your Life to Russia.

    David Haviland’s Why You Should Store Your Farts in a Jar to Indonesia.

    US rights in Robert Hutchinson’s Young Henry to St Martin’s Press.

    Geoffrey Roberts’s Stalin’s General to Russia, Poland and Estonia.

  • Shirley Williams authorised biography sold

    07 Nov 2011

    Mark Peel’s authorised life of the politician Shirley Williams has been sold to Biteback for publication next year.

  • Rave review for Losing Small Wars

    01 Nov 2011

    A rave review for Frank Ledwidge’s Losing Small Wars.

  • Agency authors are no 5 & 6 in paperback bestseller list

    01 Nov 2011

    Congratulations to agency authors Casey Watson who is no 5 and Cathy Glass, who is no 6 in this week’s paperback non-fiction list.

    GENERAL PAPERBACK

    POS ISBN TITLE AUTHOR PUBLISHER VOLUME

    1 9781444714197 Man Who Broke into Auschwitz,The Avey, Denis & Broomby, Rob Hodder Grp 5,687

    2 9780099558170 I Shot Daddy:She Killed Her Father to Protect Her Sister Lannert, Stacey Random House Grp 4,846

    3 9781847679277 Idiot Abroad: The Travel Diaries of Karl Pilkington,An Pilkington, Karl Canongate Grp 4,569

    4 9781845136338 Secret Life of Bletchley Park,The:The History of the Wartime Codebreaking Centre by the Men and Women Who Were There McKay, Sinclair Aurum P Group 3,606

    5 9780007436569 Boy No One Loved,The:A Heartbreaking True Story of Abuse, Abandonment and Betrayal Watson, Casey HarperCollins Grp 3,446

    6 9780007442621 Night the Angels Came,The Glass, Cathy HarperCollins Grp 3,429

  • Born on a Blue Day wins US prize One Book, One Read

    27 Oct 2011

    Daniel Tammet’s Born on a Blue Day has been chosen as the One Book, One Read by the Ann Arbor Library System.