Cover reveal: Russian and Iranian editions of Lucy Strange

We are delighted to showcase these two beautiful covers for Lucy Strange’s middle-grade novel, THE SECRET OF NIGHTINGALE WOOD, in their Russian and Iranian iterations!

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Heidi Swain interview for #RNA60

As the RNA celebrates its 60th birthday this year, Heidi Swain (shortlisted for the Sapere Books Popular Fiction Award) talks inspiration, favourite reads, and her newest title in her interview with Love Books Group. 


Montegrappa Writing Prize Winner!

We are delighted to announce that Stacey Siebritz has won the Montegrappa Writing Prize 2020 for her novel, THE LEAP, in which the lead character tries out a treatment at a wellness centre that mentally transports into a different world

Two-book deal for Lucy Strange!

Chicken House have bought two new middle-grade novels from Lucy Strange, the award-winning author of THE SECRET OF NIGHTINGALE WOOD and OUR CASTLE BY THE SEA. Luigi Bonomi of LBA brokered the deal for world rights. Lucy’s next novel, THE


Lucy Strange and Tamsin Winter shortlisted for the Waterstones Children’s Book Prize!

Fantastic to see that Lucy Strange and Tamsin Winter have been shortlisted for the Waterstones Children’s Book Prize! OUR CASTLE BY THE SEA by Lucy Strange is shortlisted in the Younger Readers category, while JEMIMA SMALL VERSUS THE UNIVERSE by

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Publication Day: HOME TRUTHS by Susan Lewis

Congratulations to Susan Lewis, whose wonderful HOME TRUTHS is out in paperback today!   Angie Watts used to have everything. A new home. A beloved husband. Three adored children. But Angie’s happy life is shattered when her son Liam falls


Jane Linfoot and Heidi Swain shortlisted for the RNA Awards!

Huge congratulations to Jane Linfoot and to Heidi Swain, who have been shortlisted for this year’s Romantic Novelists Association Awards! Jane’s gorgeous novel A CORNISH COTTAGE BY THE SEA has been shortlisted for the Romantic Comedy Novel Award, while Heidi’s delicious


BBC Earth’s BLUE PLANET II sold to Puffin in a four-book deal!

We are delighted to announce that Puffin has signed BBC Earth’s BLUE PLANET II in a four-book deal from LBA’s Louise Lamont! The full press release can be found here, and the first in the series will be published in November

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OUR CASTLE BY THE SEA nominated for an Audie Award!

OUR CASTLE BY THE SEA – written and read by Lucy Strange – has been nominated for the Audie Award in the Middle Grade category. Congratulations Lucy!

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Japanese deals for Professor Bryan Sykes

We are delighted to announce that SEVEN DAUGHTERS OF EVE and ADAM’S CURSE by Professor Bryan Sykes will be published in Japan this month by Kwade Shobo. It’s wonderful to know that Professor Sykes’s renowned work will soon be able