Zaffre acquires new crime series set in London morgue

Zaffre acquires new crime series set in London morgue Katherine Armstrong, editorial director for crime and thriller at Zaffre, has acquired world English language rights for a two-book deal with A.K. Turner. Rights were acquired from Jane Gregory at David Higham Associates. The first novel, Body Language, will be published November 2020. The protagonist, Cassie […]

Camilla Thurlow to publish debut memoir on female empowerment with Bonnier Books UK

Camilla Thurlow to publish debut memoir on female empowerment with Bonnier Books UK Bonnier Books UK is thrilled to announce the acquisition of Not The Type by Camilla Thurlow, publishing Summer 2020. World rights were acquired by Toby Buchan, executive editor at John Blake, from Ben Dunn of Dunn Literary and Jadeen Singh of John […]

Bonnier Books UK wins 2020 LBF International Excellence Award for Inclusivity in Publishing

Bonnier Books UK named winner of the Inclusivity in Publishing Award at 2020 London Book Fair International Excellence Awards In association with The Publishers Association, the Inclusivity in Publishing Award recognises companies that have demonstrated commitment to improving inclusivity across the ecosystem. The judges were impressed by the Bonnier Books UK’s ‘efforts to provide accessible […]

Bonnier Books UK returns £1.1m profit in 2019

Bonnier Books UK returns £1.1m profit in 2019 For the financial year to 31 December 2019 Bonnier Books UK returned a profit of £1.1m on net sales of £85.7m. Revenues in 2019 were up by 12% on the previous year to £85.7m and Earnings Before Interest and Tax (“EBIT”) improved by £4.7m on 2018. ‘Bonnier […]

Zaffre pre-empts Queen Elizabeth II mystery series

Zaffre pre-empts Queen Elizabeth II mystery series Zaffre has pre-empted UK Commonwealth rights for The Windsor Knot by SJ Bennett – the first novel in a mystery series which imagines Queen Elizabeth II as a secret amateur detective who solves crimes in-between her royal duties. Ben Willis, publishing director at Zaffre, pre-empted five books in […]

Bonnier Books UK strengthens adult publicity team with two key promotions

Bonnier Books UK strengthens adult publicity team with two key promotions Bonnier Books UK today announces two key promotions within its publicity team, designed to strengthen the trade business ahead of future growth. Francesca Russell, currently publicity director of trade fiction imprints Zaffre and Manilla Press, has been promoted to publicity director across the adult […]

World Book Day 2020: authors share stories that inspired their lifelong love of reading

World Book Day 2020: authors share stories that inspired their lifelong love of reading Behind every author is a story that inspired in them a lifelong love of reading and creating. This year, World Book Day launched its #ShareAStory campaign to encourage story-sharing, raise awareness, spark imaginations and create readers for life. We asked some […]

The Future We Choose publishes with pioneering zero-waste campaign

The Future We Choose publishes with pioneering zero-waste campaign Christiana Figueres and Tom Rivett-Carnac’s highly anticipated manifesto for positive climate action, The Future We Choose (Manilla Press), publishes with a pioneering zero-waste UK campaign. To support the book’s powerful message of environmental optimism and proactive climate action, the UK marketing campaign – led by Bonnier Books […]

Two book deal for million-copy bestseller Heather Morris

Two book deal for million-copy bestseller Heather Morris Bonnier Books UK is thrilled to announce a new book from Heather Morris, author of the internationally bestselling novels The Tattooist of Auschwitz and Cilka’s Journey. Publisher Margaret Stead sealed a two book-deal including World Rights, with the first work of non-fiction by Heather Morris, Stories of […]