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Weekly Highlights 4th-11th January

We’re back in full force to bring you the weekly highlights.

There’s been a lot of hype ahead of the publication of C.L. Taylor’s sixth psychological thriller, Sleep

Due to be published in April by Avon, it has already been hitting the lists as one to watch out for, and was featured on Amazon as one of their Hotly Anticipated titles. It has also been flagged as one of NetGalley’s Spring Highlights. It’s received glowing reviews ahead of it’s publication:

“Claustrophobic and compelling.” Karin Slaughter

“A total corker! Twisted, unbearably tense and a shock ending.” C.J. Tudor

Fiona Barton’s The Suspect was also featured on the Amazon Hotly Anticipated list, and appears on the Audible Homepage:

 

Elizabeth Macneal’s chilling tale of obsession and passion, The Doll Factory has been featured in the 33 Scottish Novels to Look Forward to in 2019The Doll Factory will be published in May.

There’s been pre-publication publicity for C.J. Tudor’s second thriller, The Taking of Annie ThornePublished in February 2019 in the UK by Michael Joseph, and in the same month in the US by Crown, it has been featured in the Goodreads roundup of the 43 Highly Anticipated Books of 2019.

LP Fergusson’s debut novel, A Dangerous Act of Kindness, set against the stark backdrop of the Second World War was also featured in NetGalley’s Spring Highlights.

Leah Hazard’s debut memoir about life as a midwife, Hard Pushed has been selected as “One to watch for 2019” in the Daily Express.

With news just in from across the pond, we are thrilled to announce that Gail Honeyman’s Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine is currently sitting at No. 2 in the New York Times this week and has surpassed a million copies sold in all formats in the US. It was named as the bestselling book of 2018 in US independent bookstores.

Holly Bourne’s YA novel, It Only Happens in the Movies has been longlisted for the Amazing Books Award 2019:

Mimi Kuo-Deemer has released a promotional video for her health and wellbeing book, Qigong and the Tai Chi AxisYou can check it out here. Mimi is hosting her book launch today.

We’ve had three publications this week.

Michelle Elman’s body positivity book, Am I Ugly? was published in paperback by Head of Zeus.

Sadie Pearce’s heartbreaking book, This Child of Ours, was published in paperback by Sphere.

Michelle Adams’ second psychological thriller, Between the Lies, was published in paperback by Headline.

Czech rights in Sea Of Memories and The Beekeeper’s Promise by Fiona Valpy have gone to Baronet.