True-crime thriller goes to Harvill Secker

Harvill Secker has triumphed at auction to snap up true-crime book The Dublin Railway Murder by Thomas Morris. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-07 16:55:28 UTC ]
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Harvill Secker bags First World War thriller

Harvill Secker has snapped up First World War thriller Two Storm Wood by British writer Philip Gray.   Editorial director for crime and thrillers Jade Chandler acquired UK and Commonwealth rights from Nicola Barr at the Bent Agency. The title is set for publication in May 2021.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-24 21:42:00 UTC ]
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Harvill Secker bags Nicholas Shakespeare’s 'sophisticated literary thriller'

Harvill Secker will publish Nicholas Shakespeare’s new literary thriller, featuring a former foreign correspondent battling sinister forces in Oxford, billed as a "new direction" in the author's career. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Chowdhury scoops Harvill Secker BAME crime competition

Ajay Chowdhury has won Harvill Secker and Bloody Scotland's inaugural competition with Arvon to find a new crime writer from a BAME background for his detective-turned-waiter murder mystery. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Harvill Secker acquires political thriller Independence Square

Harvill Secker has acquired a new novel by A.D Miller, author of the Man Booker-shortlisted debut Snowdrops (Atlantic, 2011), called Independence Square. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Harvill Secker wins actor's parenthood thriller, Conception, at auction

Harvill Secker has won a "sharp" thriller about marriage, parenthood and obsession by debut author and actor C C MacDonald. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-11-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Harvill Secker buys 'stunning' literary thriller debut

Harvill Secker's editorial director for crime and thrillers Jade Chandler has bought UK and Commonwealth rights to a "stunning" literary thriller from debut US author Tanen Jones. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-09-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Harvill Secker launches BAME crime writing competition

Harvill Secker is launching a competition in partnership with Bloody Scotland to find a debut crime writer from a BAME (black, Asian, minority ethnic) background. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-06-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Atmospheric' Inverness-set crime series to Harvill Secker after auction

Harvill Secker has snapped up rights to a new "page-turning and atmospheric" crime series set around Inverness by G R Halliday, following a "hotly-contested" auction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-05-19 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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Chandler joins Harvill Secker as editorial director for crime

Jade Chandler is to leave Sphere and join Harvill Secker in the newly-created role of editorial director for crime fiction in October. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-07-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Harvill Secker appoints dedicated crime editor

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Thu, 03/11/2011 - 15:23 Harvill Secker has appointed Alison Hennessey as its senior crime editor. She will begin in the newly created role in January 2012 and joins from Vintage where she was editor and digital media executive since 2010. She will be... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-11-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Harvill Secker acquires Soderberg crime trilogy

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Tue, 01/11/2011 - 09:30 Harvill Secker has acquired a Swedish crime trilogy by television scriptwriter Alexander Soderberg. Publishing director Liz Foley bought UK and Commonwealth rights, excluding Canada, in the series, The Andalucian Friend,... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-11-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Finnish dystopian crime for Harvill Secker

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Wed, 13/04/2011 - 11:56 Harvill Secker has acquired a dystopian crime novel by Finnish writer Antti Tuomainen, set in a futuristic Helsinki. Publishing director Liz Foley bought UK and Commonwealth rights (excluding Canada) to The Healer through... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-04-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Harvill Secker snaps up 'ingenious' cultural history of eyeliner by Hankir

Harvill Secker has snapped up an "ingenious" cultural history of eyeliner by Zahra Hankir. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-06-25 20:32:21 UTC ]
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Harvill Secker signs Yagi's 'hilarious and thought-provoking' debut

Harvill Secker senior editor Ellie Steel has acquired UK and Commonwealth rights at auction for Diary of a Void by debut Japanese author Emi Yagi. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-05-24 04:35:05 UTC ]
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Claire McGowan turns to true crime with Audible

Claire McGowan's first non-fiction title The Vanishing Triangle will be released exclusively on Audible in April 2021.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-16 11:13:11 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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Bookouture's Thread acquires memoirs and true crime

Bookouture has acquired four memoirs and its first true crime story for its new non-fiction imprint, Thread. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-05 19:04:16 UTC ]
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Harvill Secker snaps up 'heartwarming' novel about three Catholic nuns

Harvill Secker will publish Small Miracles by Anne Booth, the story of three Catholic nuns who turn to playing the lottery in the hopes of saving their run-down convent. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-22 21:02:53 UTC ]
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