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Mantle acquires two historical crime leads in 'hotly contested' auction

Mantle has acquired two historical crime thrillers by debut author Laura Shepherd-Robinson in a "hotly contested" auction. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-07-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hutchinson to deliver midwife's memoir after seven-way auction

Hutchinson has acquired an account of life on the front-line of the NHS by midwife Leah Hazard in a "hotly contested" seven-way auction. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-04-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Ink Factory wins TV rights to Devil's Day

The Ink Factory, production company behind "The Night Manager", has acquired the TV rights in a "hotly contested" auction to Andrew Michael Hurley’s supernatural second novel Devil’s Day (John Murray). Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-10-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hodder wins new novels from Angela Clarke

Hodder & Stoughton has acquired two new novels by Angela Clarke, the author behind Follow Me, Watch Me and Trust Me (Avon), in a "hotly contested" auction. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-10-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Buchan moves to Atlantic after auction

Elizabeth Buchan is moving to Corvus, an imprint of Atlantic Books, following a "hotly contested" auction for her next two novels.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-08-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Corvus bags 'compulsive' thriller in 'fiercely fought' auction

Atlantic imprint Corvus has signed a "completely compulsive" psychological thriller by Jennifer Hillier in a "hotly contested and fiercely fought auction". Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-08-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Octopus wins Official Love Island Guide after auction

Hamlyn, part of Octopus Publishing Group, has acquired the official book of ITV2’s "Love Island" following a "hotly contested" auction. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-07-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Usborne wins Russian folklore tale in 'hotly contested' auction

Usborne has snapped up a Russian folklore-inspired middle grade fantasy following a “hotly contested four-way auction”. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-07-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bluebird wins behavioural change expert Izadi after five-way auction

Pan Macmillan has won two books by Shahroo Izadi following a "hotly contested" five-publisher auction, with the first title, The Kindness Method, set to be the imprint's lead title in May 2018.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-06-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Husband-and-wife series to Egmont after 'hotly contested' auction

Egmont has acquired the first joint series from writers Katie and Kevin Tsang following a "hotly contested" auction. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-06-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankie Boyle pens satirical guide to politics

John Murray is publishing a biting satire on modern politics by Frankie Boyle called Your Guide to Hell following a "hotly contested" auction. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-06-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Usborne buys middle grade fantasy in 'hotly contested' auction

Usborne has bought a middle grade magical fantasy from a former gaming programmer following a “hotly contested auction” against three other publishers. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-05-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Festival of the Spoken Nerd's first book to Cassell Illustrated

Octopus imprint Cassell Illustrated has acquired in a "hotly contested" auction the first book from The Festival of the Spoken Nerd, a show that celebrates science, comedy and "unashamed geekiness" with live experiments and audience participation. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-05-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Cornerstone wins 'Book of the Year' in hotly-contested auction

In a "hotly contested" auction, Cornerstone has acquired a book of strange-but-true trivia authored by the "QI elves" behind weekly podcast "No Such Thing As A Fish". Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-05-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Macmillan Children's scoops fantasy trilogy in six-figure Bologna deal

Macmillan Children’s Books has secured fantasy trilogy Children of Blood and Bone by debut writer Tomi Adeyemi in a "hotly contested" six-figure auction. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-04-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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William Collins wins auction for Cathy Newman women's history

William Collins has acquired the "free-wheeling history of the women who made modern Britain" by Channel 4 News anchor Cathy Newman after a "hotly contested" auction. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-11-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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William Collins buys David Cameron memoir

HarperCollins imprint William Collins has acquired world rights to the autobiography of former prime minister David Cameron in a "hotly contested and significant deal" negotiated with literary agent Ed Victor.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-10-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Michael O'Mara wins joint autobiography from Olympians Trott and Kenny

Michael O'Mara has won a "hotly contested" auction to publish the official autobiography of Olympians Laura Trott and Jason Kenny, who between them have won 10 gold medals, five of which were won in the Rio velodrome last month. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-09-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Viking wins auction for crime series

Viking is publishing three novels by a debut crime writer, Cara Hunter, following a "hotly contested" auction. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-05-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Transworld wins debut thriller The Couple Next Door after auction

Transworld has acquired a debut thriller, The Couple Next Door, in a "hotly contested" auction. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-01-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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