Harvill Secker bags Nicholas Shakespeare’s 'sophisticated literary thriller'

Harvill Secker will publish Nicholas Shakespeare’s new literary thriller, featuring a former foreign correspondent battling sinister forces in Oxford, billed as a "new direction" in the author's career. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Harvill Secker bags First World War thriller

Harvill Secker has snapped up First World War thriller Two Storm Wood by British writer Philip Gray.   Editorial director for crime and thrillers Jade Chandler acquired UK and Commonwealth rights from Nicola Barr at the Bent Agency. The title is set for publication in May 2021.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-24 21:42:00 UTC ]
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Harvill Secker buys 'stunning' literary thriller debut

Harvill Secker's editorial director for crime and thrillers Jade Chandler has bought UK and Commonwealth rights to a "stunning" literary thriller from debut US author Tanen Jones. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-09-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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True-crime thriller goes to Harvill Secker

Harvill Secker has triumphed at auction to snap up true-crime book The Dublin Railway Murder by Thomas Morris. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-07 16:55:28 UTC ]
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Harvill Secker acquires political thriller Independence Square

Harvill Secker has acquired a new novel by A.D Miller, author of the Man Booker-shortlisted debut Snowdrops (Atlantic, 2011), called Independence Square. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Harvill Secker wins actor's parenthood thriller, Conception, at auction

Harvill Secker has won a "sharp" thriller about marriage, parenthood and obsession by debut author and actor C C MacDonald. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-11-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Harvill Secker pre-empts North Korea thriller sold in 12 territories

Harvill Secker has pre-empted Star of the North by D B John, an international thriller moving between the US and North Korea. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-06-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Harvill Secker signs Ailsa McFarlane's debut novel in 'swift' pre-empt

Harvill Secker has "swiftly pre-empted" debut novel Highway Blue from Ailsa McFarlane, a 23-year-old writer who had never shown her work before sending it to agents. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-08 18:43:41 UTC ]
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Hari Kunzru moves from Hamish Hamilton to S&S UK for new literary thriller

Award-winning novelist Hari Kunzru has moved to Simon & Schuster UK after 17 years at Hamish Hamilton, with literary thriller Red Pill set for publication in 2020. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-03 18:33:02 UTC ]
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Harvill Secker wins Elaine Feeney's first novel at auction

Irish poet Elaine Feeney’s "dazzlingly inventive" debut novel As You Were will be published by Harvill Secker following an auction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-02 15:33:42 UTC ]
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HarperCollins scoops Harvill Secker editor Adams debut in two-book deal

HarperCollins has won a multi-publisher auction for The Reading List by debut author and Harvill Secker commissioning editor Sara Nisha Adams in a two-book deal. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-10 16:51:18 UTC ]
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Blink bags Shakespeare's Brexit from Starling

Bonnier imprint Blink has bagged a Brexit-inspired “comedy of errors” in the style of Shakespeare by Boris Starling. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-07 23:25:59 UTC ]
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Anna Leader wins Harvill Secker Young Translators’ Prize

Anna Leader has been named the winner of the 2019 Harvill Secker Young Translators’ Prize. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-30 20:06:03 UTC ]
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Harvill Secker picks up 'astonishing' McMenamin novel

Harvill Secker has picked up an "astonishing" novel from Ciarán McMenamin set in Ireland after the First World War. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-25 12:14:24 UTC ]
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Thriller Literary Agents Open to Submissions

Literary agents are gatekeepers of the publishing industry. Find thriller literary agents open to submissions in this post. List will be updated regularly. The post Thriller Literary Agents Open to Submissions by Robert Lee Brewer appeared first on Writer's Digest. Continue reading at Writer's Digest

[ Writer's Digest | 2019-08-27 17:00:29 UTC ]
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Judges revealed for Harvill Secker Young Translator’s Prize

Foyles’ acting head of fiction Gary Michael and Harvill Secker editor Mikaela Pedlow will judge the 2019 Harvill Secker Young Translator’s Prize, alongside editor Nii Ayikwei Parkes and writer Sarah Ardizzone. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-19 00:26:23 UTC ]
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Century pre-empts S K Barnett thriller as DreamWorks bags film rights

A dark psychological thriller written under the pseudonym 'S K Barnett' has been sold in a pre-empt to Century and optioned for film by DreamWorks. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-03 00:39:40 UTC ]
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Looking for a summer thriller? Here are 9 picks for your beach bag.

Neighbors from hell, kidnappers, bad cops, international troublemakers: They’re all here. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-06-20 14:00:00 UTC ]
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Ebury bags ‘feminist Lord of the Flies’ thriller

Ebury imprint Del Rey has scooped the "compulsive and brutal, feminist speculative thriller" The Grace Year by Kim Liggett, with translation rights sold in 13 countries and Universal Pictures optioning the film rights.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Harvill Secker scoops An Yu's 'beguiling' debut after 7-way auction

Harvill Secker has triumphed in a seven-way auction to buy debut novel, Braised Pork, and one other book from 26-year-old writer An Yu for six figures. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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