- The Seven Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle by Stuart Turton has been sold its Arabic language rights to Noon Publishing
- Stuart's next book, The Devil and the Dark Water (October 2020) has been sold to Bungeishunju in Japan & Atico in Spain
- M.W. Craven's The Puppet Show has sold to Estonia's Kirjastus Pegasus and Kinneret in Israel (the follow-up to this, Black Summer was also chosen by Cumbria Life magazine as one of their Top 10 Books for Christmas!)
- The debut Scandi-Noir cracker from Eva Björg Ægisdóttir, The Creak on the Stairs has sold to De Fontein in the Netherlands
Lucinda Hawksley gave an interview to the South China Morning Post about her great-great-great-grand father, Charles Dickens, A Christmas Carol, and Lucinda's own festive treat, Dickens and Christmas (Pen and Sword, October 2017).
You can catch up with the interview here.
Read more here.
Samantha Baines appeared BBC Radio 4 last week to talk about her debut children's book Harriet Versus the Galaxy.
Catch up here (34m 19s).
Two fantastic cover reveals took place last week.
The Waiting Rooms is the debut novel from Eve Smith and we are ridiculously excited for this fantastic dystopian thriller to hit shelves in May 2020.
Other Women is the second novel from What Was Lost author, Jean Levy. A brilliantly taut domestic noir based around trust, friendships, and lies we tell ourselves.
- Allison & Busby have secured a new three-book deal with Anna, negotiated by Broo Doherty
- A&B have also acquired paperback rights for Tomorrow's Path
- Cherry Tree Lane (the first in the Wiltshire Girls series) has been sold to Editora 2020 in Portugal
- Anna's French publisher, Bragelonne, have secured an audiobook deal with Audible for Anna's Swan River saga: Farewell to Lancashire, Beyond the Sunset and Destiny's Path