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  • Carolyn Kirby is Mslexia finalist

    02 Mar 2018

    Carolyn Kirby’s extraordinary debut novel Half of You has been selected as a finalist in the Mslexia novel competition. The book also won the Bluepencilagency First Novel Award, as well as being named runner-up in the Daniel Goldsmith First Novel Prize.

  • Fabulous Finn remains in bestseller list

    28 Feb 2018

    Congratulations to Dave Wardell and Lynne Barrett-Lee whose Fabulous Finn: The Brave Police Dog Who Was Stabbed and Came Back from the Brink is no. 13 in the Hardback Non-Fiction bestseller list this week.

  • Cathy Glass is no 1

    28 Feb 2018

    Congratulations to Cathy Glass whose latest memoir, published this week, A Long Way From Home is Number One on the Sunday Times Bestsellers Paperbacks this week.

  • Book on freaks and P.T. Barnum to O'Mara

    15 Feb 2018

    Michael O’Mara have bought World English rights in John Woolf’s Peerless Prodigies: Freaks, Circuses and the Extraordinary World of P.T. Barnum , a reworking of his Queen Victoria’s Freaks which won this year’s Biographers Club Prize for the best uncommissioned proposal.

  • Fabulous Finn makes top ten

    14 Feb 2018

    Congratulations to David Wardell and Lynne Barrett-Lee whose Fabulous Finn: The Brave Police Dog Who Was Stabbed and Came Back from the Brinkis No.8 in this weekend’s Sunday Times Top Ten.

  • Theo Aronson in Vanity Fair

    13 Feb 2018

    Theo Aronson’s timeless biography of Princess Margaret has been serialised in Vanity Fair.

    The Crown: 13 Real-Life Princess Margaret Stories That’ll Make You Love Her More

  • Chloe Banks wins short story prize

    13 Feb 2018

    Chloe Banks won third prize in the Flash500 short story competition. Flash500

  • Death of agency author Patrick Delaforce

    05 Feb 2018

    It is with regret we announce the death of agency author Patrick Delaforce.

    Patrick served as a troop leader in Normandy, was with the first battle group into Bergen- Belsen concentration camp in April 1945, was twice mentioned in despatches, and was awarded the Bronze Cross of Orange-Nassau.

    In autumn 1945 he served on a War Crimes Tribunal in Hamburg and tried many concentration camp guards and was an official British Army of the Rhine witness when Mr Albert Pierrepoint, the British hangman, executed 13 convicted war criminals in Hameln on 13 December 1945.

    After leaving the army, he worked as a port wine shipper and ran an advertising agency in New York, before becoming a professional writer, mainly on historical and military subjects.

  • Andrew Lownie top-selling non-fiction agent in world

    05 Feb 2018

    According to publishersmarketplace, Andrew Lownie is the top selling non-fiction agent in the world with 51 recorded deals over the last year. He is also no 1 in biography.

    The agency is no 1 for UK non-fiction and no 2 world wide in biography.

  • Recent Foreign Rights sales

    02 Feb 2018

    Portuguese rights in Jonathan Conlin’s Mr Five Per Cent: : the many lives of Calouste Gulbenkian, the world’s richest man.

    Turkish rights in Cathy Glass’s Happy Adults and Happy Kids.

    Finnish rights in Stuart Smith’s The Most Dangerous Man in Europe : The Reputation of Colonel Otto Skorzeny