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Mon, July 25, 2016

Our very own Sharon Bolton was the winner of the Linwood Barclay Dead Good Reader Award for Most Surprising Twist at the Theakstons Old Peculier Crime Writing festival in Harrogate,...

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Wed, July 06, 2016

We at Ampersand pride ourselves on the breadth of publishers with whom we work, and in the last month have done deals which admirably demonstrate this.Cora Harrison will write...

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Thu, May 26, 2016

Some nice news to celebrate the arrival of spring: Endeavour Press will republish Barbara Else’s wonderful historical pastiche Wild Latitudes, a tragi-comic romp about identity, family, inventions, and greed...

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Thu, April 21, 2016

Some sad news: our consultant Peter Janson-Smith died on April 15th aged 93. He was Ian Fleming’s agent, as well as Eric Ambler’s, Gavin Maxwell’s, and many...

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Thu, April 21, 2016

Look! A shiny new website for The Ampersand Agency! The lovely people at Frequency Design (http://www.frequency.ie/) have done a wonderful job, for which we are very grateful...

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Wed, December 30, 2015

To sum up a year during which the harshness of the publishing climate barely softened, we managed to sell three crime series, a fantasy series, and a clutch of non-fiction...

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Sat, October 31, 2015

Bev Jones has got a two-book contract with Constable, starting with her psychological thriller "The Other Woman".Digital publisher Endeavour Press have signed up James Fahy for his middle-grade fantasy...

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Thu, April 09, 2015

Stephen Fry unveiled a Blue Plaque to commemorate Georgette Heyer at her birthplace in Wimbledon on a sunny and steamy June day. Family and fans gathered to celebrate her sparkling...

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