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Some of the agency's clients and their current publications are listed below. Over the last 30 years we have handled many worldwide best sellers but this is a small, selective agency and we never represent for more than a couple of dozen 'active' authors at a time....                                          

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PENNYJUNOR Penny is a well-known broadcaster, journalist and author. She collaborated with Pattie Boyd to write the no 1 US bestseller WONDERFUL TONIGHT and is a best-selling royal biographer. Her latest, THE DUCHESS a biography of Camilla Parker-Bowles, was auctioned and is published by Harper Collins UK in July 2017 and in the US in spring 2018. www.pennyjunor.co.uk


JOHNNY KINGDOM  Countryman star of BBC2s Johnny's Kingdom and author of A WILDLIFE ON EXMOOR, BAMBI AND ME and (May 2011) JOHNNY KINGDOM'S WESTCOUNTRY TALES all published by Bantam.   www.johnnykingdom.co.uk

 

NICK KNOWLES known to millions from BBC’s DIY SOS –the nation’s favourite factual programme – Nick recently turned his life around by embracing a vegan and vegetarian diet. He is the author of PROPER HEALTHY FOOD published in 2017 by BBC Books. Nick has just completed his first novel ICE WITNESS, a brilliantly original thriller which is attracting a great deal of early publisher and film interest. www.nickknowles.com


PRUE LEITH C.B.E. Restaurateur, cook and now judge of the new GREAT BRITISH BAKE-OFF for Channel 4,

Prue is known to a whole new audience as a very successful novelist. THE FOOD OF LOVE, the first in a trilogy of class, passion and food, was published by Quercus in 2015. The paperback of the second volume THE PRODIGAL DAUGHTER comes in May 2017. Set in London and Paris in the 1960s and 70s its feisty heroine Angelica will remind many readers of the author herself! Prue’s autobiography RELISH; MY LIFE ON A PLATE was published in 2012. TV rights in THE FOOD OF LOVE trilogy are optioned by Sprout/Parallel. www.prue-leith.co.uk


GREVEL LINDOP is an acclaimed poet (published by Carcanet) and retired lecturer in English at Manchester University whose brilliant and definitive biography of CHARLES WILLIAMS; THE THIRD INKLING was published by OUP UK and US in October 2015. www.grevel.co.uk 


JULIAN MASH was once the ‘Hugh Grant’ bookseller in the legendary Travel Bookshop in Notting Hill. He now works for the publisher Unbound and conducts tours of famous Portobello which was the subject of his PORTOBELLO ROAD; LIVES OF A NEIGHBOURHOOD published by Frances Lincoln. Julian spent his twenties in a band and is working on a major book ON TOUR – stories from the bus –  musicians and life on the road.


KEVIN MCCLOUD M.B.E. Known to everyone as the charismatic presenter of C4’s universal favourite GRAND DESIGNS now in its 17th series, Kevin is the author of twelve books, the latest being THE BEST OF GRAND DESIGNS published by Collins. Kevins’ TV agent is KBJ Management.


MAX MILLIGAN  one of the UK’s leading landscape photographers whose books CIRCLES OF STONE, REALM OF THE INCAS, LEBANON and THE SOUL OF SCOTLAND (Quadrille 2012) are now collector’s items. He has just completed ICELAND –extraordinary images of the now hugely popular destination.  www.maxmilligan.com


ANDY MULLIGAN  His YA novel TRASH published in 2010 has sold over 400,000 copies and been translated into 28 languages. It was shortlisted for the Carnegie medal and was filmed by Stephen Daldry with a script by Richard Curtis (2014), won several international awards and was shortlisted for a BAFTA.

Andy’s first novel RIBBLESTROP (10+) was published by Simon & Schuster UK and US and shortlisted for the Roald Dahl Funny Books prize. Its sequel RETURN TO RIBBLESTOP won the Guardian Children’s fiction prize 2011. Further titles include RIBBLESTROP FOREVER!, THE BOY WITH TWO HEADS and LIQUIDATOR (DFB 2015)

Andy’s latest novel DOG (9+) is published by Pushkin Press in autumn 2017.

Film rights handled by Casarotto/Ramsay; school visits by Authors Aloud. www.andymulliganbooks.com


LYNNE MURPHY PhD is an American-born academic and reader in Linguistics at the University of Sussex. She runs the popular blog separated by acommon language about American English which gets 3000 weekly views. Her book THE PRODIGAL TONGUE which challenges the notion of the inherent superiority of ‘English’ English is published by One World UK and Penguin US in 2018.


SAM NORTH is the author of eight novels and twice longlisted for the Booker prize. He is senior lecturer in the English department at Exeter University and his THE INSTINCTIVE SCREENPLAY is published by Palgrave Macmillan in 2017. Sam’s first children’s book SHIP OF GOLD is just completed. www.samnorth.co.uk


LUCY O’BRIEN  Well- known author and journalist on contemporary culture, pop, gender issues. Her seminal SHE BOP - WOMEN IN ROCK POP AND SOUL was a bestseller and recommended on many media/music degree courses. It was re-published - SHE-BOP 3 - completely revised and updated - by Jawbone Press in January 2013. She is the author of acclaimed biographies of ANNIE LENNOX, DUSTY SPRINGFIELD and most recently MADONNA; LIKE AN ICON (Bantam UK) which has been translated into 14 languages. Lucy is currently writing a memoir WE ARE NOT A MUSE; one woman's journey through the music press'. She is a lecturer at Goldsmith's college  www.lucyobrien.com


JIM POWELL was chosen as one of the Culture Show’s ‘12 best new novelists’ with his first book THE BREAKING OF EGGS in 2011. (W&N UK/Penguin US and translated into 9 languages.) This was followed in 2016 by TRADING FUTURES (Picador). Jim’s new novel THINGS WE NEARLY KNEW has just been bought by Picador. www.jim-powell.net


TIDDY ROWAN is the author of the international bestseller THE LITTLE BOOK OF MINDFULNESS with sales of a quarter of a million copies. THE LITTLE BOOK OF MINDFUL TRAVEL was published by Quadrille in 2016 and THE LITTLE BOOK OF PEACE by Piatkus in 2016.


FRANCINE RAYMOND  is the Sunday Telegraph’s gardening correspondent and author of many beautiful self-published books on keeping chickens www.kitchen-garden-hens.co.uk She runs the hen keeper’s association. Francine is writing THE GARDEN FARMER for Random House’s Square Peg imprint. Publication 2017.


MONTY ROBERTS  Inspirational horse trainer whose non-violent methods have been adopted worldwide and who was introduced to the general public by HM the Queen. Author of THE MAN WHO LISTENS TO HORSES which spent two years on the US bestseller list and has sold 4,000,000 copies worldwide. Further titles include THE HORSE THAT CAME IN FROM THE WILD; HORSE SENSE FOR PEOPLE; THE HORSES IN MY LIFE and ASK MONTY  www.montyroberts.com


PROFESSOR JAMES SHARPE is Emeritus Professor of History at the University of York. His magisterial history of violence in England, A FIERY AND FURIOUS PEOPLE was published by Random House in 2016

‘The richness of this wonderful book is testament to nearly 50 years spent working on the history of violence...a fascinating and rare example of a beautifully crafted scholarly work’ TLS.


DR MIKE SHOOTER C.B.E. The retired President of the Royal College of Psychiatry, whose working life has centred on child and adolescent mental health,has written and utterly compelling memoir ‘GROWING PAINS; helping children make sense of their lives; a psychiatrist’s story’ is published by Hodder in autumn 2017. It is a wise, bleak, hilarious, angry and provocative book that readers of such bestsellers as ‘The Examined Life’ will enjoy.



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