Hodder pre-empts 'compelling' debut from Cooper in two-book deal

Hodder & Stoughton has pre-empted an "incredibly compelling" domestic suspense novel from debut author Helen Cooper in a "major" two-book deal. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-17 17:25:03 UTC ]
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HarperCollins Children’s Books pre-empts Gibbons debut in major three-book deal

HarperCollins Children's Books has snapped up world rights in a "lightning-strike pre-empt" to A Clock of Stars by children's author Francesca Gibbons in a major three-book deal. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-17 07:34:18 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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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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Egmont pre-empts beastly debut in three-book six-figure deal

Egmont has pre-empted a new beastly series in a three-book six-figure deal, described as "a natural successor to the genius of Roald Dahl and Lemony Snicket".  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-23 02:04:35 UTC ]
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S&S UK pre-empts Bishop's debut in two-book deal

Simon & Schuster UK has pre-empted journalist Caroline Bishop’s "uniquely beautiful" debut novel in a two-book deal. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-31 22:16:28 UTC ]
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Orion scoops 'page-turner' debut by Smith in two-book pre-empt deal

Orion Fiction has scooped a "suspenseful page-turner" on new motherhood by Curtis Brown Creative alumna Nikki Smith in a two-book pre-emptive deal. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hodder scoops Miller's 'high-concept love story' in pre-empt two-book deal

Hodder & Stoughton has scooped a “moving and unforgettable high-concept love story” by Holly Miller in a pre-emptive two-book deal. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Melissa Cox pre-empts Wicked debut in first deal for Hodder

Editorial director Melissa Cox's first acquisition at Hodder & Stoughton is a fiction debut, The Wicked Cometh, by Laura Carlin. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-03-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hodder pre-empts book based on Helena Merriman's Tunnel 29 podcast

Hodder & Stoughton has acquired a book based on Tunnel 29, a podcast about a student who escaped Communist East Germany only to tunnel back in under the Berlin Wall to help other refugees. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-14 00:30:17 UTC ]
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Headline Review snaps up 'compulsive' Barkworth debut in pre-empt deal

Headline's sister imprint Headline Review has snapped up the "heady and compulsive" debut novel from Hazel Barkworth in a pre-empt deal. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-01 00:00:00 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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Hutchinson pre-empts debut Swan Song in six-figure deal

Debut novel Swan Song by Kelleigh Greenberg-Jephcott has been acquired by Hutchinson in a six-figure pre-empt. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-10-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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London Book Fair 2015: In Pre-Fair Deals, Debut Sells to Knopf for Rumored 7 Figures

With the book fair just days away, a number of major sales have closed in the U.S., among them the acquisition of a debut novel, by a 25-year-old, for a rumored seven figures. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Hodder pre-empts 'exceptional' debut

Hodder & Stoughton has pre-empted world rights in debut novel The Universe Versus Alex Woods... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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W&N pre-empts debut in six-figure deal

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Thu, 20/10/2011 - 15:13 Weidenfeld & Nicolson has acquired a debut novel in a "major" six-figure pre-empt deal, with the agent likening it to The Book Thief and The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas. W&N fiction publishing director Kirsty... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Go viral, score book deal. 'Cat Person' author sells her debut book in the U.K., with U.S. deal in the works

The debut book from Kristen Roupenian, whose New Yorker short story “Cat Person” went viral far beyond the scope of most short fiction when it was published earlier this month, has been sold to British publisher Jonathan Cape, the Guardian reports. Roupenian's short story collection, “You Know... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2017-12-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Titan Books lands Hannah Mathewson's debut fantasy in two-book deal

Titan Books has signed Hannah Mathewson's "beautiful and lyrical portal fantasy novel" set in an alternative universe London. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-06 14:05:31 UTC ]
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Virago pre-empts Chloé Cooper Jones' memoir

​Virago has pre-empted Chloé Cooper Jones' "game-changing" memoir about disability as US rights were snapped up by Avid Reader Press in a "major auction".  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Windmill's Cray pre-empts 'searing' Lee début in six-figure deal

Windmill’s new publishing director Charlotte Cray has pre-empted a “searing” début novel by Elizabeth Lee Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-12 04:39:53 UTC ]
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