Kevin Sullivan, Vikas Swarup, Ivo Stourton and Quentin Bates

Bonnier U.K., under their new CEO Mark Smith, have signed up Kevin Sullivan’s Sarajevo war novel, “Sleeping with Heroes”, and Graham Minett’s masterly thriller “Legacy”. March 2015

We’re delighted to report that Hammer Films have optioned Ivo Stourton’s marvellous sci-fi thriller, “The Happier Dead”; BBC Worldwide (America) have optioned Vikas Swarup’s “The Accidental Apprentice” with the intention of turning it into a long-running series; Constable have bought Quentin Bates’ “Thin Ice”, the latest in his Icelandic series featuring the wonderful Gunna; and Titan have bought two new books by Mark Latham for their Sherlock Holmes series. February 2015