Holden historical novel to Berkley in six-figure pre-empt

Bestselling author Wendy Holden's first historical novel about a royal governess has sold to Berkley in the US for a six-figure sum, following an exclusive pre-empt based on a partial manuscript. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hachette Children's Group has pre-empted a middle-grade series by J M Joseph in a six-figure deal. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Transworld lands Henderson's 'powerful' debut in six-figure pre-empt

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Doubleday makes 'substantial' six-figure pre-empt for 'exceptional' debut

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Egmont pre-empts beastly debut in three-book six-figure deal

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4th Estate lands gothic debut in six-figure pre-empt

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Hot Key snaps up Carnegie winner Acevedo in six-figure three-book pre-empt

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HarperCollins snaps up YouTuber cookbook in six-figure pre-empt

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HarperFiction snaps up 'fierce' Freitas novel in six-figure pre-empt

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Hutchinson pre-empts Blackmore historical page-turner

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