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Weekly Highlights 2nd-8th March

It’s been a crazy week as we prepare for the London Book Fair next week.

Fiona Barton’s The Suspect was at No. 4 on the Globe and Mail bestseller list in Canada last week, and it will be sitting at No. 6 this weekend. It is currently sitting at No. 16 on the Kindle bestseller list in the UK.

Nuala Ellwood’s newly published Day of the Accident has sold 3,287 in paperback in its first full week since publication, putting the novel at No. 23 on the paperback bestseller list. It has sold a total of 21,780 in ebook.

C.J. Tudor’s The Chalk Man is No. 1 on Audible’s “Classic Horror”. Her new novel, The Taking of Annie Thorne has now sold 1778 copies since its publication last month, and has sold over 2000 copies in ebook.

Annie Ward’s Beautiful Bad was published in the US this week by Crooked Lane Books.

Christi Daugherty’s A Beautiful Corpse was published this week in ebook by HarperCollins.

Samuel Pollen’s The Year I Didn’t Eat was published in the US this week by Yellow Jacket.

She’s Mine by Claire S. Lewis was published this week by Aria in ebook.

Michelle Adams’ Between the Lies was published in paperback in the US this week by St. Martin’s Press

Katie Cottle’s The Green Giant was published this week by Pavilion Children’s Books.

Caroline Mitchell’s The Secret Child was published this week by Amazon Publishing / Thomas & Mercer.

UK & Commonwealth rights to Jennifer Bayliss-Jennings’ The Twelve Dates of Christmas have gone to Pan Macmillian.

Rights to Katherine Slee’s For Emily have been snapped up by Ben Willis at Orion.

Our second interview is now live. We speak to Katie Cottle about all things illustration.

On the foreign rights front, Lithuanian rights to Teresa Driscoll’s The Friend and The Promise have gone to Balto Leidybos.