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.

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

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Recent Bestsellers

Damaged
Martina Cole

A serial killer is in town and the race is on for DCI Kate Burrows. Stop the killer...

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John Connolly

An extraordinary reimagining of the life of one of the greatest screen comedians the...

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No Middle Name: Jack Reacher Short Story Collection
Lee Child

Jack ‘No Middle Name’ Reacher, lone wolf,...

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@DA_Agency RT @Phoebe_A_Morgan: Over the 🌙 with the news that my little book will be published in Italian in print and ebook in 2018! Thank you to the…

Our Journal...

Friday 10th November

Hi all! After a particularly busy couple of months we are very happy to bring you the Agency Newsletter for October! Frankfurt Book Fair has been the focus and we are happy to say that we had a very successful <a...

Wednesday 8th November

Thanks to Lee Child s incredible success in Scandinavia, he was invited to join Fredrik Skavlan and guests on Friday evening to talk jogging, fish and chips and fighting and how he came to write the phenomenal global...

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.