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Weekly Highlights 22nd – 28th August

We’re ending August with a bang! Here are the highlights…

We are over the moon to announce that Mark Edwards’ tense and twisty thriller, Here to Stay (Amazon Publishing / Thomas & Mercer) hit No. 1 on Amazon Most Sold and Most Read in the UK charts.

The title for bestselling YA author Holly Bourne’s new YA novel has been revealed as The Yearbook. Coming in 2021, published by Usborne.

C.L. Taylor appeared on Anthony Johnston’s podcast, Writing and Breathing this week to speak about her writing career. Listen in here.

Two Agency authors were featured in an article by Crime Reads this week, titled “Why Motherhood is a Fertile Subject for Crime Fiction“:

Ashley Audrain’s The Push (Penguin Random House / Michael Joseph)

Katherine Faulkner’s Greenwich Park (Bloomsbury / Raven Books)

And our very own Catherine Cho’s Inferno (Bloomsbury) was also mentioned!

Booklist has provided a brilliant review for Lorelei Savaryn’s The Circus of Stolen Dreams (Penguin / Philomel). They said “Savaryn’s unconventional story makes for a bewitching debut, filled with dazzling descriptions and real surprises.”

Penguin Random House / Michael Joseph have done a beautiful animation to celebrate the release of C.J. Tudor’s third chilling thriller, The Other People, which was released in paperback last week.

Ella Carey’s gripping World War Two novel, Beyond the Horizon, was re-released by Bookouture on Wednesday. It has already shot into the top 10 US Historical Fiction titles on Amazon. Also do tune in for this:

And finally, we’re hiring! Madeleine Milburn is looking for a talented, enthusiastic and highly organised assistant (with a passion for books) who will work closely and intuitively with Madeleine and her existing literary assistant. More information here. We really look forward to seeing your application!