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Weekly Highlights 9th-15th March

Over the last week, each of our agents have taken back-to-back meetings every half an hour for three days at the London Book Fair 2019.

Bestselling YA author, Holly Bourne was the official Children’s Author of the Day on the Thursday. Holly gave an interview for London Book Fair Live, took part in a Q&A, talked about  her new YA novel, The Places I’ve Cried in Publicand hosted the blogger awards. See Holly’s interview here:

Elizabeth Macneal also appeared at the fair to meet all of the foreign editors who will be publishing her brilliant debut, The Doll Factory. The novel has sold into 30 territories, and is due to be published in the UK in May.

Fiona Barton’s crime thriller The Suspect is sitting at No. 4 in the Kindle Bestseller List this week.

Christi Daugherty’s second adult crime novel, A Beautiful Corpse was published in hardback in the US by St. Martin’s Press.

When You’re Gone by Brooke Harris was published this week by Bookouture.

UK & Commonwealth rights to Damaris Young’s YA novel The Switching Hour have gone to Scholastic.

UK & Commonwealth rights to Ipsita Agarwal’s non-fiction book about the team of Mangalyaan scientists who launched a rocket to Mars, With a Whistle in the Dark has sold to Orion.

Stephanie Wrobel’s literary suspense novel, The Recovery of Rose Gold, has sold to Penguin Random House / Michael Joseph in the UK, and Penguin Random House / Berkley in the US. The novel has also sold in Canada Italy, Germany, and Hungary.

The cover for Rona Halsall’s new novel, The Honeymoon, has been revealed and we absolutely love it.