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Highlights of the Week: 12th-18th May 2018

Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman won Book of the Year at the British Book Awards, as well as Debut Fiction of the Year. It was also shortlisted for the Independent Bookshop Week Book Award 2018.

Madeleine Milburn was crowned Literary Agent of the Year at the British Book Awards

The agency finalised its first Persian deal. The Woman in the Mirror by Rebecca James will be published by Quqnoos

The Fear by C. L. Taylor reached no. 4 on the Kindle chart this week

Fiona Barton signed a new two book deal with Transworld.

Fiona Valpy’s The Beekeeper’s Promise (Amazon) was published on Thursday

Summer at Buttercup Beach by Holly Martin was published by Sphere on Friday

Witness by Caroline Mitchell has been shortlisted for Best eBook Original Novel at the ITW 2018 Thriller Awards in New York.

Covers for Holly Bourne’s next YA novel Are We All Lemmings and Snowflakes? and Kitty Wilson’s debut The Cornish Village School: Breaking the Rules were revealed.

Bestselling thriller author Darren O’Sullivan joined the agency.