Rebecca Cobb longlisted for Greenaway Medal

Congratulations to Rebecca Cobb, who has been longlisted for this year’s Kate Greenaway Medal for THE DAY WAR CAME! This beautiful picture book about a child refugee is written by Nicola Davies, illustrated by Rebecca, and published by Walker.

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Second starred review for Lucy Strange!

Congratulations to Lucy Strange, whose wonderful middle-grade adventure story, OUR CASTLE BY THE SEA, has received its second starred review from Publishers Weekly. The novel is described as, ‘an evocative portrait of wartime suspicion and intrigue’ and ‘a standout historical novel

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Avon signs Observer’s hot pick for 2019

Avon Books have signed the debut psychological thriller from Nicola Rayner. Rachel Faulkner-Willcocks acquired World English Language rights from Danielle Zigner and Louise Lamont at LBA Literary Agency. The Girl Before You follows the story of Alice Bell, who becomes

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Avon signs two romance novels from Rachael Lucas!

Avon have acquired two ‘cosmopolitan’ romance novels by bestselling women’s fiction and YA author Rachael Lucas, who will write under the pseudonym Rosie Curtis. The first title, We Met in December, is forthcoming in September 2019 is an “unashamedly romantic story, that

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The Songs of Us by Emma Cooper shortlisted for an RNA!

Emma Cooper’s heart-rending debut novel, The Songs of Us, has been shortlisted for The Goldsboro Books Contemporary Romantic Novel Award! Congratulations, Emma! The full shortlist can be found here.

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Double nominations for Laura Wood

Congratulations to Laura Wood for scoring two shortlistings in a single day! Her YA novel A SKY PAINTED GOLD (Scholastic) has been shortlisted in the Sapere Books Popular Romantic Novel Of The Year category in the Romantic Novelists Awards, and

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Publication Day: Don’t Turn Around by Amanda Brooke

Congratulations to Amanda Brooke, whose newest heart-stopping domestic suspense novel, Don’t Turn Around, is published today! Ten years ago, Jen’s cousin Meg killed herself after failing to escape an abusive relationship. Now, Meg’s ex is back and Jen’s domestic abuse


Darkest Truth is an Irish Fiction Bestseller!

Huge congratulations to Catherine Kirwan, whose debut novel Darkest Truth is number 5 on the Irish Fiction bestseller list this week!


Catherine Kirwan: ‘a cracking new voice’

Catherine Kirwan, author of debut thriller Darkest Truth, which was published by Cornerstone earlier this month, has been heralded by the Irish Independent as a ‘cracking new voice [to join] Irish crime writing’s top table’. Myles McWeeney writes that, ‘while the plot


Lizzy Barber’s My Name is Anna is getting wonderful reviews!

My Name is Anna, Lizzy Barber’s debut novel, was published on 10th January in hardback and ebook by Century, to wonderful reviews! The Daily Mail competition winner has been described as, ‘A gripping story about loss, memory and love’ by Best; ‘A