News

  • Recent Foreign Rights sales

    08 Nov 2016

    German rights in Duncan Falconer’s The Hostage.

    Italian rights in Sean McMeekin’s The Ottoman Endgame: War, Revolution, and the Making of the Modern Middle East

    Korean rights in Clare Mulley’s The Woman Who Saved the Children: A Biography of Eglantyne Jebb

  • The Accidental Agent to Hodder

    08 Nov 2016

    World English rights in The Accidental Agent , a revisionist account of the Anglo-American relationship during the Second World War, by Phil Craig and Chris Jenner have been sold to Hodder.

  • Tom Devine book on Scottish Clearances to Penguin

    08 Nov 2016

    Penguin have bought UK & Commonwealth rights in Professor Sir Tom Devine’s new book - The Dispossessed.Clearances across Scotland 1660-1860, the first scholarly account looking at the nineteenth century Highland and Lowland clearances together.

  • Matt Wilvern selected to be a part of WH Smith Travel’s Fresh Talent promotion,

    08 Nov 2016

    Matt Wilven has been selected to be a part of WH Smith Travel’s Fresh Talent promotion, running from 12 January through March. This promotion will showcase about twelve up-and-coming authors throughout the year with a designated shelf and advertising in-store and a feature on the WH Smith blog.

  • Another great review for Patrick Garrett

    01 Nov 2016

    Patrick Garrett’s fascinating biography of journalist Clare Hollingworth, Of Fortunes and War, has received another rave review, this time from the Literary Review:

    ‘The list of her assignments reads like a potted history of warfare, espionage and terrorism…she emerges in Garrett’s book as a rounded personality…The story of her life is a kaleidoscope of world events, shot through with determination and courage. It’s a great read.’

  • Conquerors selected for Waterstones Paperbacks of the Year promotion,

    31 Oct 2016

    Roger Crowley’s Conquerors has been selected by Waterstones for their Paperbacks of the Year promotion, which begins during the first week of November and continues on until Christmas

  • Chinese rights sold in Sir Steven Runciman backlist

    31 Oct 2016

    Chinese rights in five of Sir Steven Runciman’s bac list have been sold to China:

    The Emperor Lecapenus

    The Fall of Constantinople 1453

    The Sicilian Vespers

    The White Rajahs

    A History of the Crusades vols 1-3

  • Able Seacat Simon: The Wartime Hero of the High Seas short-listed for award

    31 Oct 2016

    Congratulations to Lynne Barrett-Lee whose Able Seacat Simon: The Wartime Hero of the High Seas was short listed for the Mountbatten Maritime Award under the category ‘Best Literary Contribution’

  • Roger Crowley's The Siege of Acre to Basic Books

    31 Oct 2016

    Basic Books have bought North American rights in Roger Crowley’s End Game of the Crusades: The Siege of Acre 1291 .

  • The Girl with No Name is no 3 bestseller

    31 Oct 2016

    Congratulations to Marina Chapman and Lynne Barrett-Lee whose The Girl with No Name is #3 on the Wall Street Journal Nonfiction ebooks list.