Jo Fletcher snaps up Oyebanji’s 'Interstellar-style' SFF thriller

Quercus has bought British barrister and counter-terrorist expert Adam Oyebanji’s UK debut, billed as an “exhilarating blending of hard science fiction and thriller”.   Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-07-19 20:50:22 UTC ]
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HC snaps up Clarke's 'killer' thriller in two-book deal

HarperCollins has snapped-up The Hen Weekend, a “killer” new thriller by Lucy Clarke, in a two-book deal. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-05 06:45:52 UTC ]
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New post-apocalyptic fiction from Caldecott to Jo Fletcher Books

Quercus’ SFF imprint, Jo Fletcher Books, has acquired a new duology from Andrew Caldecott: "an ambitious and entirely original take on post-apocalyptic fiction". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-16 05:32:04 UTC ]
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Derek B Miller’s first sci-fi novel goes to Jo Fletcher Books

Jo Fletcher Books, Quercus’ fantasy and science fiction imprint, will publish Derek B Miller’s first sci-fi novel, Radio Life. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-01 03:42:44 UTC ]
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Puffin snaps up Tom Fletcher's fourth middle-grade novel

Puffin will publish Tom Fletcher's fourth middle-grade novel, The Danger Gang, illustrated by Shane Devries, this autumn. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-21 03:19:00 UTC ]
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Saraband snaps up Ian Maitland thriller

Indie publisher Saraband has signed mental health author Iain Maitland for a thriller about unsolved murders of LGBTQ+ victims. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-16 23:47:51 UTC ]
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Viper snaps up Kate Simants' thriller

Serpent’s Tail's new crime imprint Viper will publish the second novel from former investigative undercover journalist and award-winning author Kate Simants. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-05 16:54:04 UTC ]
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Canongate snaps up noir thriller by janitor

Canongate has acquired a noir thriller by Buenos Aires-based janitor and author K Ferrari. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-28 18:47:30 UTC ]
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Arrow snaps up playwright Harnetiaux's debut thriller

Arrow will publish playwright Trish Harnetiaux's debut novel, a psychological thriller about a Christmas party that turns deadly, later this year.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-14 21:21:49 UTC ]
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HarperFiction snaps up Thornton thriller

HarperFiction will publish journalist and author Rebecca Thornton's thriller about a toxic friendship between a group of mums. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-18 13:02:02 UTC ]
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Andy McDermott’s thriller series snapped up for film

Andy McDermott’s Wilde/Chase action adventure series is to be adapted for film by Brooklyn-based production company Divine Rights Media. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-15 21:12:05 UTC ]
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Zaffre snaps up 'riveting' Bradley suspense thriller debut

Zaffre has snapped up debut author Kate Bradley’s “riveting” suspense thriller, To Keep You Safe. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Square Peg snaps up celebration of the Queen’s style by Sali Hughes

Vintage imprint Square Peg has bagged the rights to Our Rainbow Queen, celebrating the Queen’s style through a "stunning collection of irresistible vintage photographs" with commentary by journalist Sali Hughes. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Raven snaps up Mayhew's 'brilliantly dark thriller'

Raven Books has bought the first adult novel, billed as "The Crucible" meets “The Craft”, from YA author Julie Mayhew. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-10-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Corry thriller snapped up for TV series adaptation

Jane Corry’s My Husband’s Wife (Penguin) has been optioned as a TV series by the makers of “Baby Driver". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-08-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Mystery publisher's thriller snapped up worldwide

Harvill Secker has paid a six-figure sum for a thriller written by "a member of the publishing workforce" under the pseudonym Jessica Barry. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-02-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Scholastic snaps up 'timely' Brexit YA thriller

Scholastic UK has bought a Brexit-inspired YA political thriller and love story. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-12-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Trapeze snaps up 'jawdropping' thriller from Ashdown

Trapeze will publish an “unsettling thriller” set in Norway from novelist Isabel Ashdown which promises “jawdropping twists and turns”. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-10-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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HQ snaps up historical thriller in 'fastest ever' pre-empt

HarperCollins has bought two books including a “Poldark-esque” historical debut for a five-figure sum in the fastest pre-empt literary agent David Headley has “ever seen”. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-06-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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John Murray snaps up spy thriller first published as Kindle Single

John Murray publisher Mark Richards has pre-empted a novel about a "psychopathic but glamorous and alluring" Russian assassin, Codename Villanelle, by Luke Jennings. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-04-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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