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 pre-empts Stokes-Chapman's 'gorgeously atmospheric' debut

Harvill Secker has pre-empted for six figures a “gorgeously atmospheric and deliciously page-turning” Georgian-set debut by Susan Stokes-Chapman. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-31 01:57:11 UTC ]
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Harvill Secker pre-empts Kurian debut

Harvill Secker has pre-empted a “clever, sharp and hugely entertaining” debut psychological thriller from Vera Kurian in a six-figure deal. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-06 23:24:54 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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Quercus secures Selman's thriller in six-figure pre-empt

Quercus has pre-empted a standalone thriller by journalist and author Victoria Selman with a “significant” six-figure offer.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-06-18 21:36:03 UTC ]
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Hodder Studios pre-empts Bonner's 'brilliantly addictive' debut thriller

Hodder Studios has pre-empted two books from Sarah Bonner, including her debut novel Her Perfect Twin, described as an "original, compelling and propulsive" thriller.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-03-01 10:16:58 UTC ]
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Penguin Books pre-empts YA thriller from 'astounding new voice'

Penguin Books has pre-empted What Beauty There Is by Cory Anderson, a YA debut about "beauty, brutality and broken people trying to survive", branded "a masterpiece of a thriller". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-12 13:52:08 UTC ]
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Sceptre pre-empts 'intoxicating' debut thriller

Francine Toon, commissioning editor at Hodder & Stoughton imprint Sceptre, has pre-empted the debut novel Other People’s Clothes by Berlin-based American writer Calla Henkel.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-16 15:05:05 UTC ]
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Debut psychological YA thriller pre-empted in Germany and Russia

Naomi Gibson’s debut YA novel has been pre-empted in Germany and Russia, two weeks after being sent out by Chicken House.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-17 04:24:57 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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HarperCollins pre-empts 'mesmerising' thriller from Cooper in two-book deal

HarperCollins has pre-empted a “mesmerising” French Alps-set thriller by freelance journalist Catherine Cooper in a two-book deal. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-13 05:55:18 UTC ]
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Two Roads pre-empts 'fascinating' Charles novel after 12-publisher battle in US

Two Roads has pre-empted a “fascinating” novel by Janet Skeslien Charles that was the subject of a 12-way auction in the US and 17 other foreign rights deals. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-13 00:50:28 UTC ]
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Michael Joseph pre-empts Klass' climate activist thriller

Michael Joseph has joined sister companies in the US and Germany in pre-empting an “astonishingly of-the-moment” thriller about a climate activist, Out of Time by author and Hollywood screenwriter David Klass. Rights to adapt the title have also been sold to Netflix. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-09 00:28:37 UTC ]
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Orenda pre-empts Rod Reynolds thriller

Orenda Books has pre-empted a standalone thriller from Rod Reynolds in a pre-Frankfurt two-book deal.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-14 08:25:17 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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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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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 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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Raven wins drinking game thriller on pre-empt

Raven Books has pre-empted a thriller, Never Have I Ever, about a drunken game which goes wrong from US author Joshilyn Jackson. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-12-06 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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