• 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.

  • Chinese buy seven back-list Robert Hutchinson titles

    13 Mar 2017

    New World publishing in China have bought Robert Hutchinson’s

    The Spanish Armada Young Henry The Last Days of Henry V111 Thomas Cromwell Elizabeth’s Spymaster House of Treason The Audacious Crimes of Colonel Blood

  • Book on German wartime code-breaking sold to Osprey.

    13 Mar 2017

    Osprey have bought World English rights in Christian Jennings’s The Third Reich is Listening: Inside German code-breaking 1935-‘45 , the inside story of Germany’s huge pre-war and wartime code-breaking operations.

  • Female spy biography optioned

    13 Mar 2017

    New Pictures have optioned Paddy Hayes’s biography of the spy Daphne Park Queen of Spies

  • Book on Charles 11's mistresses to Macmillan

    13 Mar 2017

    Macmillan have continued their association with Linda Porter buying UK & Commonwealth rights in a book, provisionally called Loose Ladies, about he mistresses of Charles 11.

  • Dog memoir to Quercus

    13 Mar 2017

    At auction Quercus have secured World English rights in Finn: The courageous police dog who was stabbed and came back from the brink, and is now about to change the law. Ghosted by Lynne Barrett-Lee, it charts the relationship between Dave Wardell and his dog Finn. The under-bidder was Sidgwick & Jackson.