News

  • The Brideship Wife sold to Simon & Schuster Canada

    08 Jan 2018

    Leslie Howard’s extraordinary debut novel The Brideship Wife has been bought by Simon & Schuster Canada. The book tells the story of one woman’s quest for independence and adventure in the “modern world” of 1862, from England to the gold fields of British Columbia.

  • Brexit novel to Duckworth

    08 Jan 2018

    C. M. Taylor’s novel Staying On, a comedy drama about an ex-pat family crushed by a family bereavement, while struggling with the consequences of Brexit, has been bought by Duckworth, who will publish in July 2018.

  • Lownie remains top selling non-fiction agent in the world

    06 Jan 2018

    According to Publishersmarketplace, Andrew Lownie has 46 recorded deals over the last twelve months making him the top selling non-fiction agent in the world and second overall. He is

    1 in International rights: UK Non-fiction 1 in Non-fiction: Biography

    The agency is also the third top sellling agency in the world for reference.

  • Book on Gene Editing to Icon

    01 Jan 2018

    World rights in Nessa Carey’s Gene Editing have been sold to Icon.

  • Two new Casey Watson titles to Harper Collins

    22 Dec 2017

    Harper Collins have bought world rights in two more Casey Watson fostering memoirs. The first The Boy Who Refused To Be Loved will be published next year.

  • Revisionist look at Second World War to Basic

    22 Dec 2017

    Basic have bought North American rights in Sean McMeekin’s revisionist look at the Second World War Stalin’s War .

  • Book on British Fifth Column optioned

    22 Dec 2017

    Tim Tate’s Spies, Saboteurs & Traitors: The secret history of Hitler’s British Fifth Column has been optioned by At Land Productions.

  • Churchill book optioned for film

    22 Dec 2017

    David Lough’s No More Champagne: Churchill and his Money has been optioned by Carnival Films.

  • Recent Foreign Rights sales

    22 Dec 2017

    Jon Conlin’s Mr 5% in Turkey.

    Cathy Glass’s Damaged in Iceland.

    Cathy’s Glass’s Silent Cry in Sri Lanka

    Selwyn Parker’s The Great Crash in China.

  • Helen Fry on 'David Jason’s Secret Service'

    19 Dec 2017

    Don’t miss author and historian Helen Fry on ‘David Jason’s Secret Service’ tonight at 9pm on More4, talking about her extraordinary book Spymaster.