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Weekly Highlights 7th – 13th December

It’s been a fabulous week for the International Rights Department this week! Here are the highlights.

The cover for Debbie Johnson’s heart-warming novel, Maybe One Day, has been revealed and it’s absolutely stunning. The novel is published in April 2020 by Orion Fiction.

We are thrilled beyond words that our Founder and Director Madeleine Milburn has been named as one of The Bookseller’s 150 Most Influential People in the Book Trade. We are so proud!

Beth Morrey’s brilliant debut, Saving Missy, was featured in the Sunday Times Style Magazine over the weekend! Saving Missy is published in February next year by HarperFiction!

Holly Bourne’s brilliant YA novel, The Places I’ve Cried in Public was featured in the Sunday Express Magazine this week. They called it “A moving read with an important message about self-belief”.

Stephanie Wrobel’s deliciously dark thriller, Darling Rose Gold, was included in the Publisher’s Weekly Spring Announcement for “Ten Upcoming Mystery/Thriller titles”

Danielle Jawando’s stunning and heart-breaking YA novel, And The Stars Were Burning Brightly, received a wonderful quote this week from librarian Lucas Maxwell:

And The Stars Were Burning Brightly was also included in The Bookseller‘s Children’s and YA March Preview this week as an “Editor’s Choice”.

On the International Rights Front:

Estonian rights in Holly Bourne’s The Places I’ve Cried In Public have gone to Tanapaev.

Inga Vesper’s The Long, Long Afternoon has sold to Rowohlt in German, Planeta in Spain and De Fontein in Holland this week.

The Dressmaker’s Gift by Fiona Valpy has sold to Ucila in Spain.

Czech rights in Maybe One Day by Debbie Johnson have sold to Euromedia.

The Perfect Mother by Caroline Mitchell has gone to Newton Compton in Italy.

Check out the photos from our Author Christmas Party which took place at our new office on 5th December. A fabulous time was had by all, follow the link here!