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Lee Child is a Transatlantic No 1...again

January 2018

The paperback edition of Lee Child's collection of Jack Reacher short stories, No Middle Name, is simultaneously No 1 in the UK and US.

This is a rare feat for an author, to not only be No 1 in both the US and UK at the same time, but also to have a collection of short stories holding the prestigious top spot. This success is truly a testament to the unstoppable Jack Reacher.

It's automatic: Jack Reacher gets off a bus and Lee Child lands on the bestseller list.

Princess Scallywag's out today!

January 2018

The fantastic Princess Scallywag and the Brave, Brave Knight, illustrated by supertalent Claire Powell is published today. 

This brilliant picture book will make unconventional princesses everywhere laugh until they snort!

The laugh-out-loud funny, subversive princess book is for girls and boys age four and up.

No Middle Name Out in Paperback

January 2018

The US paperback edition of Lee Child's Jack Recaher short story collection No Middle Name is out today. 

No Middle Name was No 2 on the NYT Bestseller list on publication in hardback in 2017!

The No 1 Commercial Agency in London Lives Up to It's Reputation

January 2018

In 2017 the Darley Anderson Literary Agency had 20 No 1 Bestsellers in the UK, US and Commonwealth markets. 

Many of our other authors also entered into the Top 10 for the first time, or achieved higher positions on the Bestseller charts than previously. 

This is an amazing achievement for the authors. 

Lee Child Wins Double Silver Medal

January 2018

Lee Child ended 2017 as a double silver medal winner on the Sunday Times Chart. 

He won the Silver Medal for bestelling hardback for his 22nd novel The Midnight Line and the Silver Medal for bestelling hardback 2017 with Night School.

The Midnight Line has not only been in the Top 2 since publication 7 weeks ago, but it has also featured consistently on the NYT Bestseller List in the US.

Night School has been on the bestseller list since publication 36 weeks ago!

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