Orion pre-empts crime novel from Oscar winner Moore

Orion has pre-empted the first contemporary crime novel from Oscar-winning "The Imitation Game" screenwriter and novelist Graham Moore, inspired by his experience on a jury. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-01 09:41:07 UTC ]
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PRH imprint William Heinemann has pre-empted an “unsettling” horror novel debut from BAFTA-winning writer Will Maclean.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-12 05:31:43 UTC ]
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Hot Key snaps up Carnegie winner Acevedo in six-figure three-book pre-empt

Bonnier imprint Hot Keys has signed CILIP Carnegie winning and New York Times bestselling author Elizabeth Acevedo in a six-figure three-book pre-empt. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-10 16:22:25 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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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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HQ pre-empts Windrush crime novel

HQ has pre-empted a debut novel about the Windrush community in a “significant” six-figure pre-empt. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Orion pre-empts Chbosky's second novel within 24-hours

Orion has pre-empted a new novel from Hollywood director, screenwriter and author Stephen Chbosky, Imaginary Friend, for a "significant" six-figure sum. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-02-13 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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Foley's first crime novel pre-empted in six-figure deal

Lucy Foley has signed a "strong six-figure deal" for her first crime novel and one other book with HarperCollins. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Orion Spring pre-empts book on the pill

Wellbeing imprint Orion Spring is publishing a book about the oral contraceptive pill.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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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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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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Killer crime series to Trapeze in six-figure pre-empt

Trapeze's commissioning editor Sam Eades has pre-empted a debut writer's killer crime series for a six-figure sum within 48 hours of receiving the manuscript. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Walker pre-empts on Parsons crime

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Desirable pre-empt to Orion

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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

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Profile pre-empts story of Daphne Caruana Galizia by her sons

Profile Books has pre-empted a book about anti-corruption journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia, who was murdered in a car bomb attack in Malta two years ago. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Wildfire pre-empts debut ‘feminist epic’

Wildfire has pre-empted a "feminist epic", Ariadne by Jennifer Saint, retelling the Greek myth of Theseus and the Minotaur, from the perspective of Ariadne and her sister Phaedra. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Canongate pre-empts Salena Godden's 'visionary' debut novel

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Rider pre-empts first book from 'Iceman' Wim Hof

Rider has pre-empted rights to extreme athlete and "global breathwork guru" Wim Hof's first book on optimising physical and mental fitness. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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