Hera Books picks up Walters series set in crime fiction bookshop

Hera Books has acquired The Dedley End Mysteries, a new "cosy crime" series by Victoria Walters. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-05-03 20:44:59 UTC ]
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Hera Books secures two-book deal with Walters

Indie digital publisher Hera Books has signed women’s fiction novelist, Victoria Walters, in a two-book deal Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BA picks Thorogood mystery for Fiction Book of the Month

The Booksellers Association has named The Marlow Murder Club by Robert Thorogood (HQ) as its first Fiction Book of the Month for 2021. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-04 20:03:32 UTC ]
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Crime fiction boom as book sales rocket past 2019 levels

With bookshops still closed in parts of the UK, sales have surpassed last year’s numbers, with 3.8m print books sold in the last weekBritain’s readers have been emerging from lockdown to restock their bookshelves, with book sales – and particularly crime novels – booming in the three weeks since... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-07-07 16:17:09 UTC ]
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The Rain Heron picked as BA Fiction Book of the Month, as scheme restarts

The Booksellers Association has announced The Rain Heron by Robbie Arnott (Atlantic) as its Fiction Book of the Month for July.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-02 04:12:42 UTC ]
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Desert-island books: Science fiction tales set in isolation that feel just right now

Ursula K. Le Guin’s Earthsea novels, Christopher Priest’s “The Islanders” and more Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-05-04 14:00:00 UTC ]
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Stripes signs new fiction series in three-book deal

Stripes Publishing, an imprint of the Little Tiger Group, has acquired a young fiction series written by Sylvia Bishop, with two-colour illustrations by Ashley King. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-24 22:00:58 UTC ]
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Canelo snares Bugler crime series in four-book deal

Canelo has snared a new crime series by Sheila Bugler in a four-book deal, following fictional journalist Dee Doran’s investigations in Eastbourne. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-10 05:15:34 UTC ]
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Thomas & Mercer signs three-book crime series from Wyer

Amazon imprint Thomas & Mercer has signed a new crime series from Carol Wyer in a three-book deal. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-08 18:23:43 UTC ]
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Orion Fiction picks up Pembroke festive romance in two-book deal

Orion Fiction has picked up a festive romance from Sophie Pembroke in a two-book deal. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-09 21:26:43 UTC ]
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Amazon imprint signs three-book series from debut crime writer Kane

Amazon Publishing imprint Thomas & Mercer has signed a three-book series from debut crime writer S W Kane. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-02 15:18:44 UTC ]
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Joffe Books acquires 350-strong Robert Hale crime and fiction list

Indie publisher Joffe Books has acquired the 350-strong Robert Hale crime and general fiction list from the Crowood Press. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Aberdeen is the perfect setting for crime fiction

Crime author Stuart McBride discusses Aberdeen's growing "artistic and cultural expertise", ahead of new literary festival Granite Noir. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Barbour Launches Christian Fiction Series Based on True Crimes

The Christian publisher’s six-book series, True Colors, features fictional characters in stories that are based on real murders and other crimes in American history. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-02-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Quercus wins Yorkshire-set cosy crime series at auction

Quercus has won at auction three books in a new Yorkshire-set "cosy crime" series by author Helen Cox. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Atmospheric' Inverness-set crime series to Harvill Secker after auction

Harvill Secker has snapped up rights to a new "page-turning and atmospheric" crime series set around Inverness by G R Halliday, following a "hotly-contested" auction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-05-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Mirror Books signs Russian crime series

Trinity Mirror’s publishing imprint Mirror Books has acquired a debut crime novel set in contemporary St Petersburg. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-10-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Constable signs Neil Broadfoot to pen new Stirling-set crime series

Constable has signed crime writer Neil Broadfoot in a three-book deal to write a new contemporary series set in Stirling in Scotland. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-07-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Pirate fiction series to HarperCollins Childrens Books

HarperCollins Children’s Books has acquired a four-book fiction series about pirates by Amy Sparkes and Ben Cort. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-01-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Fiction and picture books look set to boost Christmas sales

Fiction and picture books are likely to take the lion’s share of sales over the Christmas period, although this year’s YA and teen offering is not as strong, according to a number of children’s booksellers. Florentyna Martin, children’s buyer at Waterstones, said younger fiction is particularly... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-10-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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