• New Cathy Glass fostering memoir to Harper Collins

    09 Feb 2016

    Harper Collins have bought World rights in a new Cathy Glass fostering memoir Nobody’s Son about seven year-old Alex and his problems with his new foster family.

  • Film rights optioned in Castle of the Eagles: Escape from Mussolini's Colditz

    09 Feb 2016

    Film rights have been optioned in Mark Felton’s Castle of the Eagles: Escape from Mussolini’s Colditz by Entertainment One. St Martin’s Press and Icon publish next year.

  • Sidgwick buy Thistle Heart

    09 Feb 2016

    Sidgwick have bought World English rights in Thistle Heart : The true story of how one abused girl grew up to be a warrior by Jackie West with Katy Weitz, the story of a sexually abused girl drawn into the criminal underworld but who escaped to build a successful business career.

  • Able Seacat Simon enters chart at no 14

    31 Jan 2016

    Congratulations to Lynne Barrett-Lee whose Able Seacat Simon is number 14 in the Fiction Hardback chart this week.

  • Scarlet Women in Metro US

    20 Jan 2016

    Ian Graham’s Scarlet Women was a selection for Metro magazine’s feature on ‘Books for your feminist book club’. Books for your feminist book club

  • Recent Foreign Rights Sales

    14 Jan 2016

    Czech rights in The Girl With No Name: The Incredible True Story of the Girl Raised by Monkeys by Marina Chapman and Lynne Barrett-Lee - the 21st foreign sale.

    Italian rights in She’s a Boy by Joe Holliday and Louise Chapman.

    Croatian rights in Rachel Kelly’s Walking on Sunshine: 52 Small Steps to Happiness

    Chinese rights in John Worthen’s TS Eliot.

  • Nick Pope on BBC radio

    12 Jan 2016

    Nick Pope was interviewed as part of BBC radio’s UFO Special this week, discussing his book Encounter in Rendlesham Forest, recently published by Thistle Books.

    Full interview (begins at 1:36:30)

  • Rachel Kelly reaches No.3 in Amazon bestseller list

    08 Jan 2016

    Rachel Kelly’s new book Walking on Sunshine is up to No.3 in the Amazon bestseller list (and no.2 in ‘Movers and Shakers’).


  • Walking on Sunshine becomes bestseller

    07 Jan 2016

    Congratulations to Rachel Kelly whose Walking on Sunshine: 52 Small Steps to Happiness is no 1 in BestMind, Body & Spirit Self Help on Amazon. Her appearance today on Lorraine Kelly can be seen here

  • Conquerors one of the Sunday Times’ History Books of the Year

    06 Jan 2016

    Roger Crowley’s Conquerors was one of the Sunday Times’ History Books of the Year where it was described as “hugely entertaining narrative, which covers the short period from 1488 to 1516 with enormous gusto”