Today is the publication day for The Escape, the fourth psychological thriller by Sunday Times bestselling author C L Taylor. C. L. Taylor has now sold over one million copies of her books in the UK alone and has become a household name in psychological thrillers. Her previous books The Accident, The Lie Read More
It’s taken us a few days to recover from what was an exhilarating London Book Fair, but now we’re back with our feet on the ground, we’re happy to report that the book industry is as buzzing as ever. Meeting with over 150 publishers, not to mention 50 production companies and film scouts, we Read More
The Missing, the fourth psychological thriller from Sunday Times bestselling author C. L. Taylor has now sold over 100,000 copies in paperback since Avon published in April 2016. On publication it reached No. 6 on the Sunday Times bestseller list and No. 1 in the digital chart. The Missing was shortlisted for the Dead Good Read More
HarperCollins have now revelead the incredible UK cover for ELEANOR OLIPHANT IS COMPLETELY FINE by Gail Honeyman, now sold in 29 countries across the globe and to be published by HarperCollins in May this year. The book has been featured as one of The Observer’s eight debuts of 2017 and has already received rave reviews Read More
Today award-winning author Lara Williamson‘s third book, Just Call Me Spaghetti-Hoop Boy is published by Usborne. A beautiful story about family, identity and superhero adventure, we can’t wait for children everywhere to join in on Adam ‘Ace’ Butters’ super story. Plus, download these amazing Just Call Me Spaghetti Hoop Boy Door Hangers to match! Read More
THE WIDOW by Fiona Barton has moved up to No.5 on the New York Times bestseller list, following the first week at No.7. Penguin / Berkley published in paperback in the US on 17th January. This adds to the long list of accolades for this debut on both sides of the Atlantic, including a New York Times Read More
Today this magnificent book, My Sister’s Bones by Nuala Ellwood, hits shelves in hardback. A tense, electrifying and beautifully written thriller, you won’t want to miss this. Congratulations Nuala! The One Person You Should Trust Is Lying to You… Kate has spent fifteen years bringing global injustice home: as a decorated war Read More
Author and former BBC Spotlight TV presenter Teresa Driscoll has signed a new two-book deal for her debut psychological suspense novels with crime and thriller imprint Thomas and Mercer. Teresa will be writing under the name T. K. Driscoll and her first book I Am Watching You is the haunting story of a Read More
Today marks the publication of Don’t Look Behind You by Mel Sherratt, the second in the Eden Berrisford series. She got into bed but sleep didn’t come easily. Every creak in the house made her alert. She was waiting for him to come and get her. The small city of Stockleigh is in shock Read More
We’re incredibly proud to see two of our authors on the list of eight 2017 debut novelists to watch in The Observer this weekend. Gail Honeyman was one of two MMLA authors to be selected for her debut novel ELEANOR OLIPHANT IS COMPLETELY FINE, which is to be published by HarperCollins in May Read More
We’re thrilled to announce that the fantastic debut, SHOW STOPPER by Hayley Barker has been acquired by Scholastic in a two-book deal with the first to be published in June. Show Stopper is a story of death-defying acrobatics, cruel games and forbidden teenage love set in a deadly circus. In the story, our country Read More
We are absolutely delighted to announce that Mel Sherratt has sold over 100,000 copies of her suspense-filled detective thriller The Girls Next Door, which was only published in November. Congratulations Mel, what a huge achievement! We can’t wait to watch that figure grow even higher. Buy it now if you haven’t already.
The No.1 Amazon bestselling author, Kathryn Croft, is back with a new, chilling psychological thriller out today: While You Were Sleeping. Just imagine you wake up to find the man next to you is dead. But he’s not your husband and this isn’t your bed… Tara Logan lives a quiet life with her husband, Read More
Happy Publication day to Luana Lewis; FORGET ME NOT is being published in the Netherlands by Cargo under the title VERGEET ME NIET. You can get your copy here.
C.J. Tudor, author of the Frankfurt Book Fair sensation The Chalk Man, talks to us about her experience so far. The MM Agency has sold rights to her fastest-selling debut novel in 38 territories including major rights deals with Penguin Random House / Michael Joseph in the UK and Penguin Random House / Crown in the US. In this interview with C.J. Read More
Eddy Stone is back and he’s on a whole new adventure when a cat he rescues from the rain turns out to be an alien in disguise. The hilarious new adventure, Eddy Stone and the Alien Cat Mash-Up by Simon Cherry, is out today! And here’s Simon’s very own cat, the inspiration for the novel, looking on Read More
The incredibly tense psychological thriller, My Sister’s Bones by Nuala Ellwood is published in eBook today ahead of hardback next year. Just look at that cover…and the reviews! ‘COMPELLING AND INTRIGUING, RIGHT FROM THE VERY FIRST PAGE’ Sharon Bolton, Sunday Times bestselling author of Like This, For Ever ‘A gripping rollercoaster ride of a thriller. Intense and harrowing, with a Read More
The Girls Next Door by Mel Sherratt is published today, much to the relief of the thousands who pre-ordered on Amazon. A suspenseful, page-turning thriller, it’s matched by an incredible cover and we can’t wait for you all to get your hands on it! One warm spring evening, five teenagers meet in a local park. Read More
The Frankfurt Book Fair this month saw an abundance of deals being made by the agency – including 37 languages now sold for C.J. Tudor’s debut The Chalk Man – Madeleine took a moment to speak to Tom Tivnan from The Bookseller about the fair, taking a book from the slushpile to six figure book Read More
We’re delighted to announce multiple deals for Sunday Times bestseller, C.L. Taylor, with a significant six-figure deal for two further novels with Helen Huthwaite at Avon, US rights to The Missing being snapped up by Daniel Mallory, Vice-President and Executive Editor for William Morrow and an incredibly exciting new deal with Anna Baggaley from HQ who bought Read More
Fiona Barton, author of the internationally bestselling The Widow, has just released the enticing cover for her upcoming new novel, The Child. Continuing the story of The Widow‘s reporter Kate Waters, this brand-new thriller promises to be just as gripping and terrifying as her first… People say what doesn’t kill you makes you stronger. But three Read More
Mel Sherratt has revealed the intriguing cover for her new detective thriller, The Girls Next Door, to be released on 27th October 2016, with the eBook already available for pre-order. The novel is set in the same fictional city, Stockleigh, as her successful Estate Series novels, but features Detective Eden Berrisford as its compelling new protagonist. Read More
Six exciting new Galaxy® Quick Reads titles have been announced by The Reading Agency including bestselling crime writer C.L. Taylor Five fiction titles and one non-fiction book make up this year’s selection to be published on 2 February 2017 and the Dead Simple crime anthology (Orion) will bring together C.L. Taylor with seven other Read More
We are very excited to announce that Fiona Barton’s The Widow has reached No.2 on the Sunday Times bestseller list, just behind The Girl On The Train! All of us at MM are so pleased to see the transatlantic bestseller’s fantastic achievements continue. Congratulations, Fiona! Buy your edition of the psychological thriller here.
We’re absolutely delighted to announce that Fiona Barton’s stunning psychological suspense novel, The Widow, is back on the Sunday Times bestseller list. Still the bestselling hardback of the year, the paperback edition has entered the charts at No.8 after being published on 1st September. It is fantastic to see her success continue, and all of us Read More
Ahoy matey! Today is the German publication of Simon Cherry‘s hilarious EDDY STONE AND THE EPIC HOLIDAY MASH-UP, which Baumhaus are publishing with this fantastic cover: Congratulations to Simon and Eddy!
Even though Who We Were Before by Leah Mercer isn’t out until 1st October, Kindle First members can get their hands on it a whole month early! Highly recommended by the whole team here, you won’t regret it. Zoe knows that it wasn’t really her fault. Of course it wasn’t. But if she’d just Read More
It’s here! The heart-stopping, hair-raising, excitement-inducing sequel to The Secret Fire, THE SECRET CITY by C. J. Daugherty and Carina Rozenfeld is out today. C. J. Daugherty was also featured in the Daily Mail this week, talking about her own experiences which she drew on for the book! ‘Remember: Demons lie’ Locked Read More
The Widow by Fiona Barton, bestselling hardback of the year, is out in paperback today! And with a stunning quote from Stephen King himself, it’s looking better than ever. THE SUNDAY TIMES AND NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER ‘If you liked GONE GIRL and THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN, you might want to pick Read More
Ahead of Thursday’s publication of THE SECRET CITY by C. J. Daugherty and Carina Rozenfeld, this incredible trailer was released yesterday. Thrilling, creepy and brilliant, we can’t wait for the book to be hitting the shelves in two days so you can read it for yourselves. If this doesn’t make you want to buy it, Read More
The Stranger Within by Kathryn Croft has an utterly chilling new cover, which we’re incredibly excited to be bringing to you today! Doesn’t it just make the hairs on the back of your neck stand up? Be careful what you wish for… On the surface, Callie Harwell has it all. Newly married to Read More
At last, the sequel to the incredible FIRE GIRL by Matt Ralphs is here: FIRE WITCH. It’s out today and is perfect for young readers with a taste for the extraordinary! Hazel Hooper is no ordinary girl. She is a Fire Witch, and she is furious. Ever since her mother, Hecate, sacrificed herself to Read More
We’re thrilled to be revealing the new jacket for Kathryn Croft’s BEHIND CLOSED DOORS today and as you can see, it’s a beauty! A chilling psychological thriller for fans of Gillian Flynn, Nicci French, Sophie Hannah, S.J. Watson and Elizabeth Haynes, that will haunt you long after you’ve finished reading… In this dark Read More
After a super weekend at YALC, Holly Bourne’s WHAT’S A GIRL GOTTA DO? is officially out in the world, published today by Usborne. Lottie is fed up. She’s fed up of her parents pressurising her to get into Cambridge, she’s fed up of bad things happening to good people, but most of all she’s fed Read More
This beautiful book from the equally gorgeous Victoria Fox is published by HQ today, congratulations Victoria! ‘The perfect beach read of the summer’ – Daily Express They should have stayed as one. They couldn’t survive apart. It was fate, forever destined to come to this: from birth to death, two halves of Read More
Receiving translated editions of our titles and seeing how foreign publishers have decided to present the book when it comes to the cover artwork is one of the most fun parts of foreign rights. Two wonderful new Korean editions have just published, which show just how different but equally beautiful different covers of the same books can Read More
Sunday Times and New York Times Bestseller THE WIDOW by Fiona Barton has now also become a bestseller in Spain! LA VIUDA entered the various bestseller charts at numbers 7, 9 and 10: We are over the moon that THE WIDOW is rapidly becoming an international bestseller!
The first two books in Janet MacLeod Trotter’s India Tea series, THE TEA PLANTER’S DAUGHTER and THE TEA PLANTER’S BRIDE are published by Amazon Publishing today. Set in India in 1905, Clarissa Belhaven and her younger sister Olive find their carefree life on their father’s tea plantation threatened by his drinking and debts. And Read More
We’re delighted that New York Times and Sunday Times Bestseller THE WIDOW by Fiona Barton has entered the Italian Bestseller list at number 3! Congratulations to Fiona and fingers crossed it has a long life in the Italian charts!
This month sees the exciting publication in Italy and Norway of one of our best-selling psychological suspense novels, THE GIRL WITH NO PAST, by Kathryn Croft. A gripping suspense full of unexpected twists and turns, with over 400,000 copies sold in the UK by Bookouture, and top 5 Amazon Bestseller spots in the UK and US! Read More
Following the phenomenally successful Am I Normal Yet?, How Hard Can Love Be?, and the soon to be published What’s a Girl Gotta Do? Holly Bourne is back this winter with a Spinster Club special. …And a Happy New Year? – a Spinster Club novella – will be published in hardback by Usborne on Read More
Today is the publication of the utterly mesmerising THE LONELINESS OF DISTANT BEINGS by Kate Ling. It is the first book in a trilogy and is being published by Little, Brown. “This is how it feels to realise that your whole miserable life and everything in it has never been yours, has always belonged Read More
Today sees the publication of Fionnuala Kearney‘s gorgeous second novel, THE DAY I LOST YOU, which is being published by HarperCollins. When Jess’s daughter, Anna, is reported lost in an avalanche, everything changes. Left to explain her mother’s absence to Anna’s five-year-old daughter, Rose, Jess isn’t yet ready to admit to herself that her daughter Read More
Kathryn Croft‘s newest twisty suspense THE GIRL YOU LOST is published by Bookouture today! Eighteen years ago your baby daughter was snatched. Today, she came back. A sinister and darkly compelling psychological thriller from the No.1 bestselling author of The Girl With No Past. Eighteen years ago, Simone Porter’s six-month-old daughter, Helena, Read More
Bookouture have just revealed the gorgeous and atmospheric new cover for Kathryn Croft’s forthcoming title THE GIRL YOU LOST, which will be publishing in February 2016: Eighteen years ago your baby daughter was snatched. Today, she came back. Eighteen years ago, Simone Porter’s six-month-old daughter, Helena, was abducted. Simone and husband, Matt, have Read More
The Bookseller has featured the Madeleine Milburn Literary Agency’s major deal news ahead of the Frankfurt Book Fair for Michelle Adams’ psychological thriller If You Knew My Sister and a further book. Headline acquired Michelle Adams’ ‘compulsive’ debut thriller in a six-figure deal. ‘Commissioning editor Emily Griffin pre-empted British Commonwealth rights, excluding Canada, to If You Read More