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May news

A big round of applause from the Ampersand team for Lindsey Miller on publication of North Korea: Like Nowhere Else, a truly fascinating account in…

April news

Sharon Bolton's much praised THE SPLIT has been shortlisted for Crimefest's eDunnit Award for the best crime novel of 2020. THE…

Producers, director and screenwriter lined up for Hollywood film adaptation of S Williams’ phenomenal thriller TUESDAY FALLING

We’re mightily pleased to report significant progress with the big-screen adaptation of much admired thriller Tuesday Falling, which is currently…

Gollancz reissue Gwyneth Jones’ Bold As Love

Many congratulations to Gwyneth Jones on the re-issue this week of her Clarke Award winning Bold As Love, as part of Gollancz's SF Masterworks…

Sharon Bolton’s THE SPLIT announced today as a Richard & Judy Christmas Book Club choice

More great news to report this morning. We are so very proud of Sharon Bolton whose unusual and highly charged thriller THE SPLIT is one of six…

Tariq Ashkanani’s Welcome to Cooper to Thomas & Mercer

We are delighted to announce that Jack Butler at Thomas & Mercer has acquired world English language rights in Tariq Ashkanani's upmarket…

Autumn news 2020

Two further pre-Frankfurt deals to report, with more to follow soon: John Matthews, the expert on everything to do with King Arthur, has been…

Auction for Moses McKenzie’s literary debut novel

​Many congratulations to 22-year-old Moses McKenzie, whose debut novel has just been sold to Wildfire in a strongly contested auction. For…

Ampersand Agency update – Covid-19

We at Ampersand are continuing to work largely as normal during these worrying times. This means we will still be accepting submissions, replying…

Spring News Update

A Life of Crime, a biography of H. R. F. Keating by his widow, the actor Sheila Mitchell, will be published in June by Level Best Books. Apart from…

Autumn news: deals, deals, deals!

To celebrate the last burst of summer, we’re pleased to announce a whole raft of deals from across the agency. Having recently been appointed to…

Summer news update - Bev Jones, Tim Murari and H R F Keating

We welcome the summer with news that Bev Jones’s “perfect thriller” Wilderness, recently published by Constable, who are reissuing all…