• Recent Foreign Rights sales

    01 Jun 2017

     Swedish rights in Cathy Glass’s Mummy Told Me Not to Tell.

    Estonian rights in Sean McMeekin’s The Russian Revolution: A New History.

    Spanish rights in Danny Orbach’s The Plots Against Hitler.

  • Comparing Notes to OUP

    01 Jun 2017

     North American rights in Adam Ockelford’s Comparing Notes: How We Make Sense of Music have been sold to Oxford University Press. Profile published in the UK later this month.

  • BookBrunch cover awards win

    25 May 2017

    Richard Venables’ win at the People’s Book Prize was covered in BookBrunch.

  • Book on drone warfare to Blake

    24 May 2017

     World English rights in Peter Lee’s Reaper Force: The Inside Story of Britain’s Drone Wars   have been bought by Blake Publishing.

  • A Life in Death wins at The People's Book Prize

    24 May 2017

    Congratulations to Richard Venables and Kris Hollington, last night their book A Life in Death won the Non-Fiction book prize at the People’s Book Prize award ceremony, presented by Frederick Forsyth. Two other agency titles were also shortlisted: Louise Moir for Irreplaceable (non-fiction), and David McGrath for Rickhaw (fiction).

  • 3 People's Book Prize finalists for Thistle Publishing

    16 May 2017

    No publisher will have more finalists at the 2017 People’s Book Prize awards than the agency’s imprint Thistle Publishing, which is represented in both Fiction (Rickshaw by David McGrath) and Non-Fiction (A Life in Death by Richard Venables and Kris Hollington, Irreplaceable by Louise Moir) categories.

    BookBrunch - People’s Book Prize finalists

  • Katharine Quarmby shortlisted for Little Rebels Children's Book Award

    16 May 2017

    Ossiri and the Bala Mengro, by Katharine Quarmby and co-author Romani story-teller Richard O’Neill, illustrated by Hannah Tolson, has been shortlisted for the 2017 Little Rebels Children’s Book Award.


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

    13 May 2017

    According to Publishersmarketplace, Andrew Lownie has sold 22 books in the last six months making him:

    1 in International rights: UK Non-fiction. 1 in Non-fiction: Biography worldwide. 2 in Non-fiction: History/Politics/Current Affairs worldwide.
  • Hitler's Hostages sold to Perseus

    13 May 2017

    World English rights in Hitler’s Hostages,by Ian Sayer and Jeremy Dronfield, the thrilling story of how 130 VIP prisoners were used as pawns in a last-ditch defence against the Allies in 1945, have been bought by Perseus.