Transworld signs McDonnell thriller amid global rights frenzy

Transworld has snapped up supernatural thriller The Stranger Times by C K McDonnell, with the novel at the centre of a six-way auction in Germany, auctions in France and Spain, and screen rights also sold.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-27 00:04:14 UTC ]
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Bill Bowder thriller goes to S&S UK amid translation rights frenzy and six-figure audio deal

Simon & Schuster UK has landed Bill Bowder's real-life thriller Freezing Order, which has also been at the centre of a flurry of translation deals and secured a six-figure audio deal.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-02 17:16:51 UTC ]
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Adlington’s Dressmakers of Auschwitz won by Hodder amid international rights frenzy

Hodder & Stoughton has won costume historian and novelist Lucy Adlington’s narrative history The Dressmakers of Auschwitz in a five-way auction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-27 05:42:54 UTC ]
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Transworld signs 'unsettling' Danish thriller

Transworld is to publish a "tense, unsettling and deeply moving" novel of a family in trouble by Danish author Ane Riel. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-05-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Transworld signs three thrillers by Frank Gardner

Transworld is to publish three thrillers by BBC security correspondent Frank Gardner. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-01-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PRH signs audio rights to Barker catalogue

Penguin Random House has acquired the audio rights for Pat Barker's catalogue, commissioning new readings by a star cast including include Simon Russell Beale (pictured).   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-06-08 02:15:03 UTC ]
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MacLehose Press scoops Norwegian 'rights sensation' thriller

MacLehose Press will publish “international rights sensation” domestic noir The Therapist by psychologist turned author Helene Flood. It will be the imprint’s lead thriller debut for 2021.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-23 21:46:50 UTC ]
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Aries signs 'compulsive' thriller Every Last Fear

Head of Zeus' Aries imprint has signed a two-book deal with American author Alex Finlay, including a book following a family made infamous after the airing of a true crime documentary. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-12 14:50:51 UTC ]
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New Paula Hawkins thriller coming from Transworld in August 2021

Transworld has announced the publication of a new book from bestselling novelist Paula Hawkins next summer – the "propulsive, twisty" thriller A Slow Fire Burning. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-12-02 04:03:19 UTC ]
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J.K. Rowling returns human rights award amid criticism from organization

Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling says she is returning an award from a human rights group linked to the Kennedy family after the president of the organization criticized her comments about transgender issues. Continue reading at CBC

[ CBC | 2020-08-28 20:34:31 UTC ]
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Cape signs Lyster on global water crisis

Jonathan Cape has signed a “radical” in-depth exploration of the global water crisis by South African journalist Rosa Lyster. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-26 02:54:26 UTC ]
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HQ signs new Diane Jeffrey thriller

HQ has signed the new psychological thriller from Diane Jeffrey, The Silent Friend. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-14 09:09:43 UTC ]
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Bookouture signs three more 'heart-stopping' thrillers from Weatherley

Bookouture has signed crime writer Anna-Lou Weatherley, author of Kindle success The Stranger’s Wife, for three new psychological thrillers. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-10 19:20:36 UTC ]
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MCB scoops new Winston from Smith and signs screen rights deal

Macmillan Children’s Books has scooped a second Christmas "Winston" title from Alex T Smith and signed a deal for screen rights. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-25 10:20:45 UTC ]
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Transworld reveals new S J Watson thriller

S J Watson is publishing a new novel with Transworld in August, Final Cut, about a documentary film-maker who starts to uncover a run-down seaside town's "dark and extraordinary secret" .  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-18 04:10:02 UTC ]
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Chicken House signs debut romantic psychological thriller

Chicken House will publish I, Henry, a romantic psychological thriller about artificial Intelligence by debut YA author Naomi Gibson. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-13 17:17:02 UTC ]
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Helen Edwards to leave Transworld in PRH rights restructure

Transworld’s rights director Helen Edwards is leaving the publisher later this month as a result of its rights reorganisation. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-03 09:48:03 UTC ]
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Stiles joins Amazon Publishing’s global rights team

Hatty Stiles has joined Amazon Publishing’s global rights team as senior rights manager.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-21 04:56:01 UTC ]
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Coolabi secures global licensing rights for Giraffes Can’t Dance

Coolabi Licensing has secured the global licensing rights for the much-loved classic children’s picture book Giraffes Can’t Dance (Orchard Books). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-04 02:30:29 UTC ]
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Welbeck signs print only deal with thriller writer Dawson

Welbeck Publishing Group has signed a worldwide print only deal with thriller writer Mark Dawson. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-29 18:23:29 UTC ]
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