Sometimes we love something so much we stare at it for a week before remembering to share it with everyone else, as happened with the cover to Mel Sherratt‘s new cover:
Described by C. L. Taylor as the ‘queen of gritty police procedurals’, Hush Hush is out in October.
In other news, two agency authors are in the top 10 bestsellers in the Sunday Times.
— Emma Louise (@EmseyLou12) 14 September 2018
— Lou. ✨ (@LaLaLaLoubee) 13 September 2018
Jane Healey’s debut gothic romance, The Animals at Lockwood Manor, was snapped up in the UK by Mantle (PanMacmillan) after a heated seven-way auction, and in the US by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. The book publishes in 2020.
Paula Hawkins, author of The Girl on the Train, is reading the Doll Factory by Elizabeth Macneal:
The book, illustrated by Poonam Mistry, has been described as ‘brilliant‘, ‘a tribute to environmental awareness‘ with ‘golden hues mixed with shades of indigo‘. Kirkus Reviews describes it as ‘parental love, sound ecological advice, and breathtaking illustrations all in one.‘
In the Foreign Rights Department, Complex Chinese rights in I Am Watching You by Teresa Driscoll were sold to Spring International, while simplified Chinese rights in the title were pre-empted by Modern Press
Bestselling author Fiona Barton is appearing tonight at Noirwich, Norwich’s crime Writing Festival, discussing the facts behind fingerprints, forensics and postmortem evidence in crime fiction. More information can be found here.
@UEALaw’s @Kristina_Garner will be appearing in “Witnessing the Experts” tomorrow at UEA’s @LowCarbonSpace alongside UEA experts from @UeaMed & @UEA_Chemistry & also author @figbarton to discuss the facts behind crime fiction! pic.twitter.com/2w4eiDjbep
— UEA Law School (@uealaw) 13 September 2018
Kitty Wilson‘s new cover was revealed today, and couldn’t be nicer to look at as we head towards the weekend. Second in The Cornish Village School series, Second Chances is out in October. Happy weekend everybody!