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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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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Harvill Secker signs Ailsa McFarlane's debut novel in 'swift' pre-empt

Harvill Secker has "swiftly pre-empted" debut novel Highway Blue from Ailsa McFarlane, a 23-year-old writer who had never shown her work before sending it to agents. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-08 18:43:41 UTC ]
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Doubleday signs debut author Anna Bailey in 'major' pre-empt

Doubleday has signed a "major" pre-emptive deal for world rights in two books from Anna Bailey with the first offers already in from France and Italy. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-06 15:35:31 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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HarperCollins signs Gannon in two-book pre-empt

HarperCollins has pre-empted two novels by Sunday Times columnist, author and podcaster Emma Gannon.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-07 04:59:53 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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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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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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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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H&S signs crime novel debut by journalist Shindler in two-book deal

Hodder & Stoughton has signed the debut crime novel by broadcast journalist Will Shindler in a two-book deal. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-28 00:00:00 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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Crime debut to MJ in six-figure pre-empt

Michael Joseph has acquired three crime thrillers from debut author Gytha Lodge in a "significant" six-figure pre-empt. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-01-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Irish crime debut to riverrun in six-figure pre-empt

Quercus' new upmarket imprint riverrun has acquired a debut crime fiction novel Too Close to Breathe, plus one other, by Irish author Olivia Kiernan in a six-figure pre-empt. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Hodder Studios pre-empts Bonner's 'brilliantly addictive' debut thriller

Hodder Studios has pre-empted two books from Sarah Bonner, including her debut novel Her Perfect Twin, described as an "original, compelling and propulsive" thriller.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-03-01 10:16:58 UTC ]
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Orion signs Winnie M Li in 48-hour pre-empt

Orion Fiction has pre-empted Winnie M Li's new novel Complicit, exploring questions raised by the #MeToo movement and the dark side of Hollywood, for a six-figure sum within 48 hours of receiving the manuscript.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-17 00:06:32 UTC ]
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Alan Johnson's debut novel pre-empted by Wildfire

Wildfire has pre-empted former Home Secretary and memoirist Alan Johnson’s debut novel, The Late Train to Gipsy Hill. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-10 23:51:47 UTC ]
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Orion pre-empts 'fiercely romantic' Williams debut

Orion Fiction has pre-empted "fiercely romantic" debut What Time is Love? and one more novel by journalist Holly Williams in a six-figure deal.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-08 09:50:18 UTC ]
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Harvill Secker pre-empts Stokes-Chapman's 'gorgeously atmospheric' debut

Harvill Secker has pre-empted for six figures a “gorgeously atmospheric and deliciously page-turning” Georgian-set debut by Susan Stokes-Chapman. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-31 01:57:11 UTC ]
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Penguin Books pre-empts YA thriller from 'astounding new voice'

Penguin Books has pre-empted What Beauty There Is by Cory Anderson, a YA debut about "beauty, brutality and broken people trying to survive", branded "a masterpiece of a thriller". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-12 13:52:08 UTC ]
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