Our writers mean business

Our literary agents specialise in bestselling commercial fiction including thrillers, mysteries, crime, horror, fantasy, women's, chick-lit, accessible literary, comedy, children's and YA fiction. We have film and TV agents in the UK and US who help to bring our bestselling books to the big and small screen.

The Darley Anderson Literary, TV and Film Agency was founded by Darley Anderson in 1988 and is based in London, with an office in Hay on Wye.

We welcome new submissions...

Please send a query letter, including a brief biography, a synopsis and the first three chapters with a SAE.

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I've got the best agent in London

Martina Cole

There are agents, there are good agents, there are super agents, and then there's Darley Anderson

Lee Child

Recent Bestsellers

A Book of Bones
John Connolly

No 1 Irish Bestseller (17/4/19)

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The Brookland Girls
Margaret Dickinson

The heartfelt sequel to The Poppy Girls:  It is the early...

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Past Tense
Lee Child

Jack Reacher plans to follow the autumn sun on an epic road trip across America,...

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Our Journal...

Wednesday 16th September

We have big news! We are thrilled to announcement that the new Darley Anderson Illustration Agency is open for business! Over the past few months, we at the Darley Anderson Agency have been working away to establish a new...

Friday 24th July

Hold on to your seats, the wait is finally over! The Kissing Booth 2 is here! After the sensational Netflix success of The Kissing Booth in 2018 starring Joey King, Jacob Elordi and Molly Ringwald, we can t wait for you to see...

The most commercially minded agency in London

Our UK literary agents have a long history of producing commercial success for our authors in a broad variety of genres. Many of our writers are among the highest-paid, bestselling authors in the world.