Michael Joseph pre-empts Klass' climate activist thriller

Michael Joseph has joined sister companies in the US and Germany in pre-empting an “astonishingly of-the-moment” thriller about a climate activist, Out of Time by author and Hollywood screenwriter David Klass. Rights to adapt the title have also been sold to Netflix. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-09 00:28:37 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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Walker pre-empts Joseph Coelho’s first middle-grade fiction series

Walker Books will publish award-winning poet Joseph Coelho’s first middle-grade fiction series.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-15 18:51:42 UTC ]
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Orenda pre-empts Rod Reynolds thriller

Orenda Books has pre-empted a standalone thriller from Rod Reynolds in a pre-Frankfurt two-book deal.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-14 08:25:17 UTC ]
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Century pre-empts S K Barnett thriller as DreamWorks bags film rights

A dark psychological thriller written under the pseudonym 'S K Barnett' has been sold in a pre-empt to Century and optioned for film by DreamWorks. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-03 00:39:40 UTC ]
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Raven wins drinking game thriller on pre-empt

Raven Books has pre-empted a thriller, Never Have I Ever, about a drunken game which goes wrong from US author Joshilyn Jackson. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-12-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Gollancz pre-empts virtual reality thriller The God Game

Gollancz has pre-empted rights to publish science-fiction thriller The God Game by Danny Tobey. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-01-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Century pre-empts psychological thriller Trust In Me

Century has pre-empted a psychological thriller that explores what happens when you are responsible for your closest friend’s worst nightmare, by losing her four-year-old child on your watch. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-09-15 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

[ The Bookseller | 2017-06-27 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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HC pre-empts thriller Possession in six-figure deal

HarperCollins has pre-empted a two book deal for Possession, a psychological thriller by J L Butler, for six figures. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-04-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Debut thriller Innocent Mistress to Orion in 24-hour pre-empt

Francesca Pathak, senior commissioning editor at Orion Fiction has pre-empted debut psychological thriller, The Innocent Mistress, within 24 hours of receiving the manuscript. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-03-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Wildfire pre-empts 'spellbinding' thriller from Locke

New Headline imprint Wildfire has pre-empted "compulsive thriller" The Tall Man by Phoebe Locke. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-02-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Viking pre-empts psychological thriller in 'substantial' deal

Viking has pre-empted world rights for a debut psychological thriller My Sister’s Bones by British author Nuala Ellwood. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-03-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Serial killer thriller for Michael Joseph

Michael Joseph has acquired a thriller about a woman who survived an attack by a serial killer. Publishing director Maxine Hitchcock bought UK and Commonwealth rights to Black-Eyed Susans, and one other untitled thriller, by Julia Haeberlin from Rachel Kind at Random House in the US. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-01-21 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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Bloomsbury pre-empts Lisa Harding's 'beautiful' portrait of addiction

Bloomsbury has pre-empted Lisa Harding’s second novel about a failed actress struggling with motherhood and addiction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-07 02:13:45 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

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-03 01:28:14 UTC ]
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Scribe pre-empts definitive account of influencer culture

Scribe has pre-empted Olivia Yallop's definitive account of influencer culture.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-19 18:13:34 UTC ]
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Two Roads pre-empts 'fascinating' Charles novel after 12-publisher battle in US

Two Roads has pre-empted a “fascinating” novel by Janet Skeslien Charles that was the subject of a 12-way auction in the US and 17 other foreign rights deals. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-13 00:50:28 UTC ]
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