Sceptre pre-empts 'intoxicating' debut thriller

Francine Toon, commissioning editor at Hodder & Stoughton imprint Sceptre, has pre-empted the debut novel Other People’s Clothes by Berlin-based American writer Calla Henkel.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-16 15:05:05 UTC ]
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Debut psychological YA thriller pre-empted in Germany and Russia

Naomi Gibson’s debut YA novel has been pre-empted in Germany and Russia, two weeks after being sent out by Chicken House.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-17 04:24:57 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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Oneworld pre-empts Violet Kupersmith's 'kaleidoscopic' debut novel

Oneworld has pre-empted Vietnamese-American author Violet Kupersmith's debut novel.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-20 18:17:18 UTC ]
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S&S pre-empts Eva Verde's 'urgent' debut novel

Simon & Schuster is to publish Eve Verde's debut novel, Lives Like Mine, next summer.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-09 10:30:46 UTC ]
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Harvill Secker pre-empts Kurian debut

Harvill Secker has pre-empted a “clever, sharp and hugely entertaining” debut psychological thriller from Vera Kurian in a six-figure deal. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-06 23:24:54 UTC ]
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Canongate pre-empts 'thrilling' popular science debut

Canongate is to publish Sally Adee's debut popular science work, We Are Electric, an exploration and history of the electricity that runs through every living organism.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-28 11:22:16 UTC ]
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Viking pre-empts Khabushani's 'heartbreaking' debut

Viking has pre-empted Our New Names, a “heartbreaking” debut novel from Khashayar J Khabushani. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-25 03:48:29 UTC ]
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Sceptre pre-empts musician Mikel Jollett's memoir

Sceptre has pre-empted Hollywood Park by musician and writer Mikel Jollett, frontman of indie band The Airborne Toxic Event. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-16 14:59:29 UTC ]
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Orion pre-empts Ashby debut novel exploring mental health

Rachel Neely, commissioning editor at Trapeze, has made her first acquisition for the company with debut novel Wet Paint by Chloë Ashby.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-21 15:42:11 UTC ]
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Two Roads pre-empts debut novel from Mary Karras

Hachette imprint Two Roads has pre-empted a debut novel from Mary Karras, in a two-book deal.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-11 01:23:48 UTC ]
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Debut The Flames to Doubleday in 'major' six-figure pre-empt

Doubleday has acquired debut novel The Flames about four women "muses" who inspired artist Egon Schiele, in a "major" six-figure pre-empt.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-18 02:34:02 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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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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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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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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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

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-27 05:23:20 UTC ]
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Canongate pre-empts Salena Godden's 'visionary' debut novel

Canongate will publish poet and performer Salena Godden’s debut novel, described by the publisher as an "electrifying genre- and form-defying firestarter". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-12 03:34:36 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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Zephyr pre-empts debut from Aardman's Hawkins

Head of Zeus imprint Zephyr has pre-empted the debut novel from Aardman Animations creative director Finbar Hawkins in a two-book deal. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-11 03:38:34 UTC ]
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