Embla Books scoops two novels from bestseller Lucy Coleman

Embla Books, the digital-first imprint of Bonnier Books UK, has acquired two seasonal women’s fiction titles from bestselling author, Lucy Coleman. Editorial Director, Hannah Smith acquired World English Language rights from Sara Keane at the Keane Kataria Literary Agency. Lucy Coleman is the bestselling author of books such as Snowflakes over Holly Cove and Summer […]

Bonnier Books UK acquires Black & White Publishing

Bonnier Books UK has acquired independent Scottish publisher, Black & White Publishing, as part of its long-term strategy for growth. The transaction completed last Thursday [22nd July] and will see Bonnier Books UK further expand its footprint in the UK trade. Black & White Publishing will run as a standalone imprint of Bonnier Books UK, […]

Whitaker wins Theakston Crime Novel of the Year

Chris Whitaker’s We Begin at the End was awarded the prestigious Theakston Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year at a live ceremony in Harrogate last night (22nd July, 2021). Published by Zaffre, the thriller picked up the coveted award at The Theakston Old Peculier Crime Writing Festival’s traditional curtain-raiser at The Old Swan Hotel. The award […]

Brade’s ‘explosive’ feminist revenge thriller snapped up by Zaffre

Zaffre, the flagship fiction imprint of Bonnier Books UK, has acquired an ‘explosive’ feminist revenge thriller by debut author, Scarlett Brade at auction. Senior Editor Kelly Smith acquired world English language rights from Kate Burke at Blake Friedmann in her first acquisition for the imprint. The Hive is a feminist revenge thriller which opens powerfully […]

Audiobooks to soundtrack your summer

There’s no bad time for a good story. But summer – with its long lazy days and trips away – seems tailor-made for wiling away the sun-baked hours lost in a tale or two: a chance to catch your breath, reach for your headphones and dive deep into another world.  To point your ears in […]

Embla Books scoops two-book deal with Baggot

Embla Books, the digital-first imprint of Bonnier Books UK, has scooped two new romantic comedies from bestselling author, Mandy Baggot. Hannah Smith, Editorial Director, Embla Books, acquired World English Language rights from Tanera Simons at Darley Anderson. A Taste of Greek Summer, the first book under contract, is a described as a “fun-in-the-sun romantic comedy”. […]