News

  • Douglas Jardine biography to Pitch Publishing

    04 Feb 2021

    Pitch Publishing have bought world rights in Mark Peel’s biography of cricketer Douglas Jardine

  • Alcott book nominated for award

    02 Feb 2021

    Congratulations to Kristina West whose book, Louisa May Alcott and the Textual Child, has been nominated for the International Research Society of Children’s Literature (IRSCL) 2021 Book Award

  • Women in Intelligence to Yale

    28 Jan 2021

    Yale University Press have bought world rights in Helen Fry’s Women in Intelligence.

  • RAF memoir fighting ISIS to Michael Joseph

    28 Jan 2021

    Michael Joseph have bought World English rights in First Strike, Mike Sutton’s memoir of flying against ISIS written with Clifford Thurlow.

  • Recent Foreign Rights sales

    22 Jan 2021

    Bulgarian rights in The Lenin Plot: the unknown story of America’s war against Russia. by Barnes Carr.

    Turkish rights in Jeremy Dronfield’s The Boy Who Followed His Father into Auschwitz

    Lithuanian rights in San McMeekin’s Stalin’s War: A New History of World War II

  • Courtesan's life optioned for drama

    22 Jan 2021

    Shoni Productions have optioned Catherine Hewitt’s life of the courtesan, the Countess Valtesse de la Bigne,The Mistress of Paris.

  • US Spy book optioned

    18 Jan 2021

    Bufalo Drive Pictures have optioned Rhodri Jeffreys-Jones’s Ring of Spies: How MI5 and the FBI Brought Down the Nazis in America.

  • Praise for Stalin's War

    12 Jan 2021

    Sean McMeekin’s revisionist history of World War Two , Stalin’s War,,published by Penguin and Basic in April has had starred reviews in Publishers Weekly and KIrkus

    ‘Yet another winner for McMeekin, this also serves as a worthy companion to Niall Ferguson’s The Pity of War, which argued that Britain should not have entered World War 1. Brilliant contrarian history.’ Kirkus

    ‘Packed with incisive character sketches and illuminating analyses of military and diplomatic maneuvers, this is a skilful and persuasive reframing of the causes, developments, and repercussions of WW11. ‘Publishers Weekly

    Amongst the endorsements

    ‘McMeekin’s approach in Stalin’s War is both original and refreshing, written as it is with a wonderful clarity’. Antony Beevor

    “Gripping, authoritative, accessible, and always bracingly revisionist.” Simon Sebag Montefiore

  • US sale for The Mountbattens

    30 Dec 2020

    Pegasus have bought North American rights in Andrew Lownie’s The Mountbattens: Their Lives and Loves

  • Stalin's Englishman optioned

    22 Dec 2020

    Andrew Lownie’s Stalin’s Englishman: The Lives of Guy Burgess has been optioned by Daybreak Pictures.