Embla Books reels in two Cornish romances from Kate Ryder

Embla Books, the digital-first imprint of Bonnier Books UK, has acquired two Cornish romances from established author, Kate Ryder. Hannah Smith, editorial director, acquired world English language rights from Hannah Todd at the Madeleine Milburn Literary Agency. The first book in the deal, Into a Cornish Wind, is a romance with a supernatural element set […]

Zaffre acquires Hussey’s ‘helter-skelter’ thriller debut introducing crime fiction’s first Traveller detective

Zaffre, the commercial fiction imprint of Bonnier Books UK, has acquired Killing Jericho, the debut adult thriller from William Hussey. Publishing Director Ben Willis acquired world all language rights in a three-book deal from Veronique Baxter at David Higham Associates. William Hussey is the critically acclaimed author of Young Adult novels Hideous Beauty and The […]

Nine Eight Books to publish Doyle’s essential biography of legendary Kate Bush

Nine Eight Books, the music imprint of Bonnier Books UK, has acquired Running Up That Hill: 50 Visions of Kate Bush from acclaimed music writer Tom Doyle. Pete Selby, publishing director, acquired UK and Commonwealth rights from Matthew Hamilton at The Hamilton Agency. Kate Bush: the subject of murmured legend and one of the most ground-breaking, […]

YA fantasy superstar Holly Black returns with The Stolen Heir

Hot Key Books, the leading young adult imprint of Bonnier Books UK, is to publish a new duology from international bestselling author Holly Black. The deal was completed with Heather Baror-Shapiro of Baror International for exclusive English language rights for the United Kingdom and Commonwealth including ANZ and non-exclusively throughout the rest of the world, […]

Zaffre to publish Lauren Forry’s out of this world locked-room mystery

Lauren Forry’s latest crime novel, The Launch Party, has been snapped up by Zaffre, the flagship fiction imprint of Bonnier Books UK. Senior Editor Kelly Smith acquired world rights including film/TV from Sandra Sawicka at Marjacq Scripts. Pitched as Agatha Christie meets Andy Weir, this murder mystery novel has all the classic hallmarks of the […]

Embla Books acquires ‘landmark’ women’s fiction debut from Ronali Collings

Embla Books, the digital-first commercial fiction imprint of Bonnier Books UK, has snapped up two books from Ronali Collings – a graduate of the inaugural Madeleine Milburn Mentorship Programme. Publishing Director Jane Snelgrove acquired world English language rights for Love & Other Dramas from Hayley Steed, along with a second work. Funny, insightful and highly […]

Black & White secures front seat to F1 with Lee McKenzie

Black & White Publishing, a division of Bonnier Books UK, is to publish Inside F1 by broadcast journalist Lee McKenzie. World rights in all languages were acquired directly from the author by Campbell Brown, managing director at Black & White Publishing. As one of the most respected journalists in F1 racing, Lee McKenzie has conducted […]

No. 1 podcast Parenting Hell delivers real parenting guide to Blink Publishing

Blink Publishing, the leading commercial non-fiction imprint of Bonnier Books UK, has acquired Parenting Hell from comedians Rob Beckett & Josh Widdicombe, hosts of the No.1 smash hit podcast – a book focused on the madness, absurdity and utter chaos of being a parent. Matt Phillips, publisher, bought world rights from Flo Howard and Danny Julian […]

Heligo Books set to publish ‘landmark’ eco-entrepreneurial book by Juliet Davenport OBE

Heligo Books, the new business and smart thinking imprint from Bonnier Books UK, is set to publish an ‘essential’ landmark title by green pioneer Juliet Davenport OBE. Rik Ubhi, editorial director for Heligo Books, acquired The Green Start-Up with world, all language rights from Maggie Hanbury at the Hanbury Agency, after collaborating with the author […]