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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Doubleday signs debut author Anna Bailey in 'major' pre-empt

Doubleday has signed a "major" pre-emptive deal for world rights in two books from Anna Bailey with the first offers already in from France and Italy. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-06 15:35:31 UTC ]
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Orenda signs Icelandic crime debut in two-book pre-empt

Karen Sullivan, publisher of Orenda Books, has acquired World English Language rights for 29-year-old Icelandic debut author Eva Bjorg AEgisdottir’s The Creak on the Stairs in a two-book, London Book Fair pre-empt. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-23 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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Faber's Angel in swift debut pre-empt

Faber publisher Mitzi Angel has pre-empted a debut novel set in Trinidad and Tobago: There is Nothing for You Here by Claire Adam. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-02-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Orion pre-empts Ashby debut novel exploring mental health

Rachel Neely, commissioning editor at Trapeze, has made her first acquisition for the company with debut novel Wet Paint by Chloë Ashby.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-21 15:42:11 UTC ]
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Two Roads pre-empts debut novel from Mary Karras

Hachette imprint Two Roads has pre-empted a debut novel from Mary Karras, in a two-book deal.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-11 01:23:48 UTC ]
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Debut The Flames to Doubleday in 'major' six-figure pre-empt

Doubleday has acquired debut novel The Flames about four women "muses" who inspired artist Egon Schiele, in a "major" six-figure pre-empt.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-18 02:34:02 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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Wildfire pre-empts debut ‘feminist epic’

Wildfire has pre-empted a "feminist epic", Ariadne by Jennifer Saint, retelling the Greek myth of Theseus and the Minotaur, from the perspective of Ariadne and her sister Phaedra. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-27 05:23:20 UTC ]
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Canongate pre-empts Salena Godden's 'visionary' debut novel

Canongate will publish poet and performer Salena Godden’s debut novel, described by the publisher as an "electrifying genre- and form-defying firestarter". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-12 03:34:36 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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Zephyr pre-empts debut from Aardman's Hawkins

Head of Zeus imprint Zephyr has pre-empted the debut novel from Aardman Animations creative director Finbar Hawkins in a two-book deal. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-11 03:38:34 UTC ]
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Transworld lands Henderson's 'powerful' debut in six-figure pre-empt

Transworld has pre-empted The Funny Thing about Norman Foreman by debut author Julietta Henderson in a "significant" six-figure deal.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-08 21:23:29 UTC ]
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Transworld pre-empts 'chilling' Pearse debut in two-book deal

Transworld has pre-empted a "chilling" debut crime novel from Sarah Pearse in a “significant” two-book deal. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-07 16:56:08 UTC ]
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HarperCollins signs Gannon in two-book pre-empt

HarperCollins has pre-empted two novels by Sunday Times columnist, author and podcaster Emma Gannon.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-07 04:59:53 UTC ]
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Doubleday makes 'substantial' six-figure pre-empt for 'exceptional' debut

Doubleday has made a “substantial” six-figure pre-empt on a debut novel by academic and comedian Marianne Cronin about two women who meet at an art class. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-04 09:03:45 UTC ]
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Headline Review pre-empts 'remarkable' Druart debut as international offers flood in

​Headline Review has pre-empted world rights to the debut novel from Ruth Druart, with 11 international rights deals following for the "remarkable read". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-04 05:26:17 UTC ]
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Doubleday pre-empts Faber Academy graduate Ericka Waller’s debut

Doubleday has pre-empted Faber Academy graduate Ericka Waller’s debut novel, Dog Days, about the solace of canine companions “when times are hard”.   Kirsty Dunseath, publishing director of Doubleday Fiction, bought world rights in all languages for two titles from Katie Greenstreet at C&W.... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-01 12:33:37 UTC ]
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Cape pre-empts Megan Nolan's 'exhilarating' debut about toxic relationships

Irish writer Megan Nolan's debut novel has just sold to Jonathan Cape in a pre-empt. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-26 16:21:35 UTC ]
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