Hot Key Books acquires new four-book series from Robert Muchamore

Hot Key Books, an imprint of Bonnier Books UK, is thrilled to announce a new four-book series from international bestseller Robert Muchamore, which catapults Robin Hood into the 2020s.   Senior Commissioning Editor Felicity Alexander acquired world volume rights from Clare Pearson at Eddison Pearson Ltd.   With breath-taking heists, genius hacking and corrupt business […]

Richard and Judy ‘Search for a bestseller’ winner revealed

Claire Gradidge has won the Richard and Judy ‘Search for a Bestseller’ competition for her World War Two crime novel The Unexpected Return of Josephine Fox. The competition for first-time unpublished writers was launched in April 2018 by television stars Richard Madeley and Judy Finnigan in association with WH Smith and Bonnier Zaffre. The book came top of a shortlist of five announced […]

Joel Simons acquires joint memoir from comedy duo Mortimer and Whitehouse

Blink Senior Editor Joel Simons has acquired UK & Commonwealth rights in a heated auction from Gordon Wise at Curtis Brown, on behalf of producer Owl Power and Greenbird TV, for Gone Fishing from comedians and long-time friends Bob Mortimer and Paul Whitehouse. The book, to be published in May 2019, will see Mortimer and Whitehouse expand […]

Sofia Khan Is Not Obliged is selected as 2019’s Cityread London

Cityread returns for its eighth annual festival, turning the capital – and some spots further afield! – into one massive, interactive book group with Ayisha Malik’s Sofia Khan is Not Obliged as the city’s collective page-turner from 1st – 31st May. The month-long celebration of reading will help Londoners discover and celebrate their city through […]

Bonnier Books UK announces Cilka’s Journey, the sequel to The Tattooist of Auschwitz

Zaffre, the flagship adult fiction imprint of Bonnier Books UK, is thrilled to announce that the sequel to The Tattooist of Auschwitz from novelist Heather Morris will be published this October in Hardback, eBook and Audio. The story centres on Cilka Klein, one of the key characters from The Tattooist of Auschwitz, the teenage girl who saved […]

Bonnier Books UK appoints Manning to strengthen children’s sales

Bonnier Books UK has appointed Kate Manning to the newly created role of Group Director of Sales, Marketing and Publicity of Children’s Trade. In the role, Manning will oversee sales, marketing and publicity for the company’s six children’s trade imprints – Templar, Big Picture Press, Hot Key Books, Piccadilly Press and Studio Press – reporting […]