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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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

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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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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

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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

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Orion signs Winnie M Li in 48-hour pre-empt

Orion Fiction has pre-empted Winnie M Li's new novel Complicit, exploring questions raised by the #MeToo movement and the dark side of Hollywood, for a six-figure sum within 48 hours of receiving the manuscript.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Alan Johnson's debut novel pre-empted by Wildfire

Wildfire has pre-empted former Home Secretary and memoirist Alan Johnson’s debut novel, The Late Train to Gipsy Hill. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-10 23:51:47 UTC ]
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Orion pre-empts 'fiercely romantic' Williams debut

Orion Fiction has pre-empted "fiercely romantic" debut What Time is Love? and one more novel by journalist Holly Williams in a six-figure deal.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Hodder Studio pre-empts two from debut author Amanda Block

Hodder Studio has pre-empted two books from Amanda Block, including her debut The Lost Storyteller, which will be published in July 2021 in hardback, e-book and audiobook. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-12-10 15:06:19 UTC ]
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William Collins pre-empts 'radical' Dalrymple debut on Indian independence

William Collins has snapped up a “radical” new assessment of Indian independence from debut author Sam Dalrymple in a pre-emptive co-publication deal with HarperCollins India. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-12-06 19:12:38 UTC ]
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Viking pre-empts debut from former bookseller Ben Hinshaw

The debut novel from former Daunt Books bookseller Ben Hinshaw will be published by Viking in spring 2022.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-25 14:18:40 UTC ]
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Hodder Studio pre-empts 'captivating' debut from Buzzfeed editor Obaro

Hodder Studio has pre-empted a "captivating and joyous" debut novel from Buzzfeed editor and writer Tomi Obaro, set in Lagos and following the evolving fates of three best friends. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Doubleday pre-empts gold rush debut Yip

Doubleday has acquired literary debut Yip by Paddy Crewe in a "significant" pre-empt. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Dialogue pre-empts Paterson Joseph's 'dazzling' debut telling tale of Sancho

Dialogue Books has pre-empted actor Paterson Joseph's debut novel, The Secret Diaries of Charles Ignatius Sancho, an "illuminating and original" novel about the black writer and composer. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Oneworld pre-empts Violet Kupersmith's 'kaleidoscopic' debut novel

Oneworld has pre-empted Vietnamese-American author Violet Kupersmith's debut novel.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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S&S pre-empts Eva Verde's 'urgent' debut novel

Simon & Schuster is to publish Eve Verde's debut novel, Lives Like Mine, next summer.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Canongate pre-empts 'thrilling' popular science debut

Canongate is to publish Sally Adee's debut popular science work, We Are Electric, an exploration and history of the electricity that runs through every living organism.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Viking pre-empts Khabushani's 'heartbreaking' debut

Viking has pre-empted Our New Names, a “heartbreaking” debut novel from Khashayar J Khabushani. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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