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Festive cheers for Mandy Baggot's latest title!

September 2020

Head to Paris this Christmas and fall in love under the lights of the Eiffel Tower with best-selling author, Mandy Baggot's latest title, A Perfect Paris Christmas.

As Keeley Andrews and Ethan Bouchard continue to bump into each other on the romantic Parisian streets, they can't help but wonder whether this is fate telling them to let go of the past and leap into the future...

Escape this year for A Perfect Paris Christmas! Out now in eBook!

Congratulations Mandy Baggot! 

Witness the becoming of Parker...

August 2020

Cunningly plotted and unapologetically fierce, The Dirty South is the latest in the No. 1 Bestselling Charlie Parker Series from John Connolly. 

It is 1997, and someone is slaughtering young black women in Burdon County, Arkansas.

But no one wants to admit it, not in the Dirty South.

But that is about to change . . .

Witness the becoming of Charlie Parker. 

That First French Summer is out now!

August 2020

Keep the holiday going with the Mandy Baggot's show stopping new romance, That First French Summer.

First Love. First Loss. Last chance?

For Emma Baron and Guy Duval that first summer seems like a lifetime ago. Will they remember the truth of that summer? Will it bring them together or push them apart?

Get That First French Summer now in eBook! PB available September 17th!

Congratulations Mandy Baggot! 

Survivors is out today!

August 2020

'Lee Child channelling Stephen King', GX Todd brings those talents to bear again with her new thriller Survivors

There are two kinds of people in this world. Those who hear voices, and those who want to silence them.

Good and Evil are closer than ever before in a world where the voices in your head can save or slaughter you.

Congratulations GX Todd!  

Rob Sinclair is back with Echoes of Guilt!

August 2020

The gripping third installment in bestseller Rob Sinclair’s unputdownable crime series, Echoes of Guilt is out today in eBook. 

It looks like suicide to DI Dani Stephens.

A woman drowned in a bath; half a bottle of vodka and a packet of pills. But as more bodies are discovered, her own twin brother might just hold the key to everything.

Congratulations Rob Sinclair! 

No. 1 again for Chris Carter!

July 2020

Chris Carter has gone straight to No. 1 on the Sunday Times Bestseller List with his superb new Robert Hunter novel, Written in Blood.

A serial killer who will stop at nothing…If he writes your name, it's a death sentence.

Join Detective Robert Hunter as he faces his toughest case yet. 

‘Wonderful storytelling, with a superbly drawn killer, it underlines exactly how good Carter has become’ Daily Mail


DI Monica Kennedy is back in DEEP WATERS

July 2020

A novel as dark, gripping and atmospheric as the Scottish scenery it inhabits. GR Halliday's latest thriller, Dark Waters, brings pace, thrills and his wonderful protagonist DI Monica Kennedy to life again. 

THREE MISTAKES. TWO MURDERS. ONE MORE VICTIM TO GO . . .DI Kennedy begins to close in on the murderer, her own dark past isn't far behind ...

Breathtaking brilliance, congratulations GR Halliday! 

Martina Coles shows others No Mercy

June 2020

No more waiting – the undisputed queen of crime is back in PB with her 25th outstanding novel.

Another crime family epic – in this business, you must show no mercy, not even to your own flesh and blood.

More no. 1 bestsellers than any other author.

‘She’s a total one-off‘ Guardian.

Sunday Times Bestseller TM Logan is back with a Catch...

June 2020

From the Sunday Times bestselling author of Richard & Judy Book Club pick The Holiday, comes an unmissable new thriller. The Catch. 

She says he's perfect. I know he's lying . . .The doting father, the perfect fiancé. Who would you believe?

'Tense, tight and totally absorbing' this is not one to miss, out now in PB, eBook and Audio! 

Congratulations TM Logan!

Egan Hughes New Summer Thriller!

June 2020

Another month, another brilliant new debut author. Egan Hughes brings the glamour and thrills with her new title, The One That Got Away.

You love him. You trust him.

A claustrophobic, twisty psychological thriller about love, trauma and revenge. 

Congratulations Egan Hughes!

The Half Sister out now in the UK!

May 2020

From Reese Book Club Author Sandie Jones comes her thrilling new novel The Half Sister.

Where there was truth, now there are lies and only one thing is certain, their half-sister’s arrival has ruined everything . . .

Don't miss out, gets yours now in PB, eBook and Audio!

Congratulations Sandie Jones! 

The Woman I Was Before out today in PB!

May 2020

Kerry Fisher's The Woman I Was Before is now out in PB.

Of all the emotions single mother Kate Jones feels as she walks into her brand new house on Parkview Road, hope is the most unexpected. She has changed her name and her daughter’s, and moved across the country to escape the single mistake that destroyed their lives.

Kate isn’t the only woman on the street starting afresh. Warm, whirlwind Gisela with her busy life and confident children, and sharp, composed Sally, with her spontaneous marriage and high-flying career, are the first new friends Kate has allowed herself in years. While she can’t help but envy their seemingly perfect lives, their friendship might help her leave her guilt behind.
Until one day, everything changes. Kate is called to the scene of a devastating car accident, the consequences of which will test everything the women thought they knew about each other, and themselves.

Can Kate stop her own secrets from unravelling, or was her hope for a new life in vain?

Little Whispers hits the shelves!

May 2020

An unputdownable psychological thriller with a breathtaking twist, Little Whispers is the amazing new thriller from million copy bestseller KL Slater. 

Even good friends can do bad things...

Congratulations KL Slater, get your copy now in eBook and PB! 

Lee Child back at No.1!

April 2020

If you missed the HB now is your chance to get your hands on Jack Reacher's latest adventures in Blue Moon.

Get ready for intrigue, action and the return of Child’s favourite hero. It's a random universe, but once in a blue moon things turn out just right.

Knocking up an incredible 10 weeks at No.1 on the Sunday Times Hardback Bestseller List Blue Moon isn't one to miss. 

Million Copy Bestseller KL Slater is back!

April 2020

Discover the new bestseller from KL Slater, The Apartment.

It’s an opportunity she can’t refuse. The woman before her tried…

Freya Miller needs a miracle. Adder House sounds too good to be true… But Freya really can’t afford to be cynical, and Dr Marsden is adamant she and Skye will be a perfect fit with the other residents.

As the truth about Adder House starts to unravel, can Freya and Skye get out—or will they be locked in forever?

Congratulations Kim! 

Beth's Back!

April 2020

The moment you've all been waiting for, Beth O'Leary is back with her brand new book, The Switch. 

Leena is too young to feel stuck.
Eileen is too old to start over.
Maybe it's time for The Switch...

Ordered to take a two-month sabbatical after blowing a big presentation at work, Leena escapes to her grandmother Eileen's house for some overdue rest.

Newly single and about to turn eighty, Eileen would like a second chance at love. But her tiny Yorkshire village doesn't offer many eligible gentlemen...

So Leena proposes a solution: a two-month swap. Eileen can live in London and look for love, and L Leena will look after everything in rural Yorkshire. 

You can't help but fall in love with these two so grab your copy of The Switch now! 

Publication Day for Never Saw You Coming

April 2020

Huge congratulations to debut author hayley Doyle on the publication of Never Saw You Coming

Some people go looking for love. Others crash right into it.

Zara and Jim aren’t supposed to meet. But then fate steps in, and when their worlds – and cars! – collide, the real journey begins…

A gorgeous tale about taking risks and living life to the full – perfect for fans of Beth O’Leary and Josie Silver. 

Pick up one of this years hottest debuts now in PB, eBook and Audio! 

Away with the Penguins is out now!

March 2020

Hazel Prior is back with another brilliant uplifing and heartwarming tale from the glacial coasts of Antartica. 

Get ready to fall in love with Veronica McCreedy and her host of black and white friends as you journey to the edge of the world and beyond.

It's the perfect pick me up to ease you out of the Winter and into the Spring. 

Out now in HB, eBook and Audio. 

The Sleeper is back in Imposter 13

March 2020

From Bestselling Author Rob Sinclair comes in next is his thrilling The Sleep Series! 

Against all odds, Aydin Torkal - aka Sleeper 13 - broke free from the terrorist group that took him as a child and raised him into a life of violence and hate.

In the two years since, he's been tracking and killing those responsible. But he's not done yet.

Now living a secret life in London, MI6 needs his help infiltrating a sinister new terrorist cell. In order to halt their deadly ambitions, he must convince the world's most dangerous terrorists that he's one of them.

He must do it before the world suffers another deadly attack.

And he must do it alone.

He is IMPOSTER 13.

Out now in eBook.

Tenth Title for Jacqui Rose

February 2020

Ten titles later and Jacqui Rose is back stronger than ever with her latest title, Poison.

This heart-racing new gangland thriller will have readers on the edge of the seats, 'gritty and gripping', and perfect for fans of Martina Cole.

In a life of crime, loyalty means everything – even if you don’t always see eye to eye. But when Vaughn Sadler speaks up to get Franny Doyle sent down, he’s broken every rule in the book to win checkmate.

She has a score to settle, and prison won't stop her.

Out Today!

Debut Hit The Neighbours is out Today!

February 2020

Congratulations to the amazing Nicola Gill on the publication of her debut novel, The Neighbours

Meet neighbours Cassie and Ginny, two very different women, but they have more in common than they’d care to imagine (or admit). And when their worlds collide, they realise that sometimes – just sometimes – bad neighbours become good friends…

This amazing debut novel is the perfect winter warmer, the perfect blend of 'of realism and escapism'.

Sometimes, to get up from rock bottom, you’ve got to take the stairs…

Paperback for Parker - A Book of Bones out now in UK PB

February 2020

The wait is over, John Connolly's latest Charlier Parker Thriller, A Book of Bones, is now available in paperback! 

Across America women are being sacrificed. Each sacfirice, a summons. And somthing in the darkness has heard the call.

'A chilling blend of police procedural and gothic horror tale...perfect for fireside reading on a cold, rainy night,'

This is not one to be missed, so if you didn't get your hands on the hardback, we've got you covered! 

Out in the UK today, and US on 20th Feb!

The Dilemma by B.A. Paris out now in hardback

January 2020

The Dilemma, by Sunday Times bestselling author B.A. Paris, is out today in the UK in hardback. The Dilemma has already become a top 10 ebook bestseller after early eBook release last month.

A couple are faced with an impossible choice -- be honest, no matter how terrible the truth is, or give the person you love a few extra hours of happiness? 

US publication will follow later this year. 

Congratulations, B.A. Paris!

The Spitfire Sisters Out Today

January 2020

Margaret Dickinson, The Sunday Times Bestselling author, has done it again with the breathtaking conclusion to The Maitland Triology

The Spitfire Sisters will have readers soring with Dickinson's classic mix strong female characters and intricately woven relationships, all set against a beautifully constructed backdrop. 'Family and friendship mean everything under the darkening skies of wartime Britain.'

Out now in hardback! 

Booker Prize Judging Panel 2020 Announced

January 2020

It is with great excitement that we are able to announce that Lee Child has been selected as one of the Judges for the Booker Prize 2020. 

Lee has done what few others have achieved in his career, bridging the gap between literary and commercial fans, pushing back at those who claim commercial success and literary merit seldom go hand in hand.

With the likes of Kate Atkinson, Margaret Drabble, Bill Clinton and Barack Obama amongst Lee's 'Reacher Creatures', it's no surprise that his appointment brings an fresh perception to the prestigious award.

As Gaby Wood, Literary Director of the Booker Prize Foundation noted in comments to the Evening Express, each judge's 'powers of perception have broken barriers in their respective fields.' With over 100 million copies sold worldwide, we are sure that Lee's fans and avid readers will keep up to date on all the latest news in regard to this year's historic prize.


Welcome to Instagram

January 2020

With the start of the New Year it's time to introduce the Darley Anderson instagram account. 

Keep up to date with all of our publications, authors, illustrators and more. Go and give it a follow @darleyanderson_agency

You don't want to miss out...

Publication day for The Other Girl

September 2020

The Other Girl, C D Major's new page-turning thriller, is out today in both paperback and ebook. 

1942, New Zealand. Edith’s been locked away for a long time. When she survives a devastating fire that destroys her ward, Edith is questioned by the police and a young doctor, Declan Harris. Is she truly mad—or could the impossible stories she told as a child actually be true?

Meanwhile intrigue has tipped into obsession—Declan needs to uncover the truth, but in doing so he will risk losing everything. As he sets out to save her mind, will he lose his own?

The Gin O'Clock Club out now in paperback!

August 2020

Rosie Blake's funny and heart-warming novel The Gin O'Clock Club is available in paperback from today. 

Lottie is always in a hurry, rushing through her days ticking tasks off her to-do lists. Teddy is worried about his granddaughter - and he knows that his late wife, Lily, would have known exactly what to say to make things better. Now that Lily has gone, it's up to Teddy to talk some sense into Lottie.

With the help of Arjun, Geoffrey and Howard, the elderly reprobates who make up his Gin O'Clock Club, Teddy makes a plan to help Lottie find her way back to the things that really matter - family, friendship and love. But as Lottie balances a high-powered job with her reluctant attendance at whist drives, ballroom dances and bingo, Teddy wonders if she's really ready to open up her heart to the possibility of true happiness...

Rival hits the shelves!

August 2020

The heart-racing new gangland thriller, Rival, from bestselling author Jacqui Rose is available in eBook, Audio and PB now! 

Three gangsters. Two Funerals. One last opportunity for revenge.

As the old saying goes...keep your friends close, and your enemies closer. 

Publication Day for Another Woman's Child

August 2020

Kerry Fisher's Another Woman's Child is set for publication today.

Could you take in your best friend’s child, even if it risked destroying your own family?

Another Woman’s Child is an unputdownable and heartbreaking read about the secrets we keep from our families, and the sacrifices we are willing to make for those we love.

Congratulations, Kerry!

This Time Next Year out in ebook

August 2020

Sophie Cousens' feel-good rom-com, This Time Next Year, is now out in ebook!

Quinn and Minnie are born on New Year's Eve, in the same hospital, one minute apart. Their lives may begin together, but their worlds couldn't be more different.

Thirty years later they find themselves together again in the same place, at the same time. What if fate is trying to bring them together? Maybe it's time to take a chance on love... 

Look out for the paperback edition, available on October 15th. Congratulations, Sophie!

Lauren North is anything but...ONE STEP BEHIND

July 2020

Lauren North creates a disturbingly twisty tale of stalking, obsession and control in her new title, One Step Behind.

Jenna is a wife, a mother, a doctor. She's also the victim of a stalker.

You never know who's waiting...One Step Behind.

Conrgtaulations Lauren North!

Times Like These is out today!

June 2020

Three friends, three paths, one path of friendship.

But is their friendship holding them together, or holding them back?

Time Likes These is a heartwarming story of friendship, love and taking chances from Laura Carter. The perfect summer read. Get you copy now in eBook.  

Congratulations Laura Carter! 

Debut title for Mary Hargreaves

June 2020

Looking for that perfect pick me up. Look no further, Mary Hargeaves's heartwarming debut This Is Not A Love Story is just the ticket. 

This Is Not A Love Story is a book for anyone who's ever wished they were perfect. It's a book for anyone who feels like a failure. And it's not a love story, it's a real story, but who says you can't fall in love too. 

Congratulations Mary Hargreaves! 

Ready, Set, Summer with Mandy Baggot's new title!

June 2020

Mandy Baggot brings her signature charm and romance in her latest publication Summer by the Lake.

Going home has never been easy...

With her dad in hospital, Robyn Matthers needs to go home and take charge. But does she have the strength to do it?

Cole Ryan is on a personal mission. Tall, dark and handsome, Robyn has certainly noticed the brooding hockey player around town. But can she trust her feelings – or his?

Will the two of them be able to finally open up, and let themselves, just maybe, fall in love...

Congratulations Mandy!

The Gin O’Clock Club out today

June 2020

Rosie Blake’s The Gin O’Clock Club is set for e-book publication today. 

Lottie is always in a hurry, rushing through her days ticking tasks off her to-do lists. Teddy is worried about his granddaughter - and he knows that his late wife, Lily, would have known exactly what to say to make things better. Now that Lily has gone, it's up to Teddy to talk some sense into Lottie.

With the help of Arjun, Geoffrey and Howard, the elderly reprobates who make up his Gin O'Clock Club, Teddy makes a plan to help Lottie find her way back to the things that really matter - family, friendship and love. But as Lottie balances a high-powered job with her reluctant attendance at whist drives, ballroom dances and bingo, Teddy wonders if she's really ready to open up her heart to the possibility of true happiness...

Laugh, cry and fall in love with this colourful cast of characters in THE feel-good novel of the year.

The Babysitter is out today!

May 2020

‘Smart and sophisticated… This is a dark, chilling thriller oozing with secrets, betrayals and twists!'

Who knew her secret? And what happened that night? The Babysitter brings Phoebe Morgan's signature thrill that will have you hooked until the final page. 

Out now in PB, eBook and Audio.

Congratulations Phoebe Morgan.

Publication Day for Take My Hand

May 2020

Take My Hand, written by best friends Kerry Fisher and Pat Sowa, publishes today. 

In this heartfelt, brave and honest account, Kerry Fisher and Pat Sowa share everything they’ve learnt from surviving the darkest of times. They shine a light on what it really feels like when your world shatters and how they found hope in the deepest despair.

In this profoundly moving book, Kerry and Pat take readers on a very personal exploration of the universal experiences of grief and loss, love and friendship that connect us all. Like a wise companion offering comfort, Take My Hand is a lifeline both to those overwhelmed by heartbreak and for friends and family who don’t know how to help. Most of all, it’s a powerful reminder that no matter how difficult life gets, you are not alone.

Out now in PB and Ebook.

The Secrets of Sunshine out today

May 2020

The UK edition of Phaedra Patrick's The Secrets of Sunshine publishes today.

A single father gets an unexpected second chance at love in the heart-warming new novel from the bestselling author of The Library of Lost and Found.

Out now in paperback!

The Devil You Know is out today!

April 2020

Emma Kavanagh is back to bring readers her latest page turning pyschological thriller The Devil You Know.

Up until yesterday I knew who I was.
Up until yesterday my life wasn't a lie.

Rosa Fisher is the smart girl, the good girl. At twenty-five and mid-way through a PhD in the psychology of fraud, she thinks she has herself all figured out. Until that night, when the house is dark and she is all alone, and she hears an intruder on the stairs.

But the intruder isn't looking for Rosa Fisher. He's after someone else. And everything Rosa has ever known about her world is about to be turned upside down.

Get your copy now! Congratulations Emma Kavanagh on another brilliant book!

The Secrets of Love Story Bridge US Publication

April 2020

Phaedra Patrick's The Secrets of Love Story Bridge is out today in the US!

Brimming with Phaedra Patrick’s signature charm and a sparkling cast of characters, The Secrets of Sunshine follows one man’s journey to unlock his heart and discover new beginnings in the unlikeliest places.

The UK edition, The Secrets of Sunshine, published May 14th.

Jet away with Mandy Baggot

April 2020

Want a bit of sea and sunshine...why not bring the beach to you with Mandy Baggot's beautiful new novel My Greek Island Summer.

Two weeks. One unforgettable trip to Corfu. A chance to change her life.

Becky Rose has just landed her dream job house-sitting at a top-end villa on the island of Corfu. What could be better than two weeks laying by an infinity pool overlooking the gorgeous Ionian waters while mending her broken heart.

Finally reaching the beautiful island, Becky is happy to put Elias behind her and get on with her adventure. Until he turns up at the villa...

Congratulations Mandy on your 20th book! Get your copy now! 

Out of Touch out today!

April 2020

Out of Touch, the brilliant debut novel from the wonderfully talented Haleh Agar is out now in Hb, eBook and Audio! 

'A must read' Sunday Express

'Heartbreaking and hopeful' Woman's Weekly

'A riveting and captivating new novel about the complexities of sibling relations'

With sharp wit and sensitivity, Out of Touch is a deeply absorbing story about love and vulnerability, sex and power, and the unbreakable bonds of family. 

Congratulations Haleh Hagar!

Carter back at his best!

March 2020

Every story has a beginning, and every story must come to an end. The FBI caught Lucien. He's been in prison for years. But Lucien has just escaped. And he’s angry. He's going to make the person who put him away suffer.

That person ... is Robert Hunter.

'Carter is one of those authors who makes writing look effortless ... I couldn't put it down', make sure you pick up your copy from No. 1 Sunday Times Bestseller Author now. 

Samantha Tonge Wins at Romantic Novelists’ Association Awards

March 2020

Samantha Tonge’s Knowing You has won the Jackie Collins Romantic Thriller Award at the RNAs. Samantha attended the ceremony London alongside agent Clare Wallace and husband Martin, as well as her editors at Canelo. 

The Jackie Collins Romantic Thriller Award is a brand new category celebrating novels with a substantial thriller, suspense or mystery element alongside a romantic story. 

Congratulations, Samantha!

Paperback Publication for Prior

February 2020

With a fresh new cover to match the beautiful story within, Ellie and the Harpmaker is 'Uplifting and full of heart', the perfect book for these rainy days!

Meet Ellie. She’s perfectly happy living her quiet life with her husband, Clive.

Meet Dan. He thinks all he needs is the time and space to make harps in his isolated barn on Exmoor.

What Ellie and Dan don’t know yet, is that a chance encounter is about to change all of this.

Out Today in Paperback!

Girls in Tin Hats out today!

February 2020

Girls in Tin Hats is the heart-wrenching generational saga by Sunday Times top ten bestselling author Annie Murray.

Under the darkening clouds of war, two very different girls from the tight-knit community in Small Heath join up as ARP wardens to do their bit for the Home Front.

Long buried secrets come to light, and their stories are woven together amid the intense bombing of Birmingham. The girls’ lives will be changed forever by friendship and love, by tragedy and joy. 

Out today in HB. 

The Rules of Murder by Rob Sinclair is out today!

January 2020

The Rules of Murder, the second book in Rob Sinclair's DI Dani Stephens series, is out today in eBook. 

With one teenager killed and another missing, Dani is desperate to find the killer. But it might be that her only option is to turn to her brother -- the serial killler who'd attacker her. 

Congratulations, Rob! 

Mr Nobody out now in the UK!

January 2020

The second novel by Catherine Steadman, is out now in the UK, following its US release earlier in the week.

In Mr Nobody, a psychiatrist treating a man with no memory discovers that her patient knows far more about her past than his own

Congratulations, Catherine!  

Mr Nobody by Catherine Steadman is out now in the US

January 2020

The second novel from New York Times bestselling author Catherine Steadman, is out now in the US. 

In Mr Nobody, a psychiatrist treating a man with no memory discovers that her patient knows far more about her past than his own

It will be released in the UK on 9th January. 

Congratulations, Catherine! 

Lee Smashes the Records

January 2020

After topping the UK Charts for a 9th Week and celebrating a well-deserved Christmas No. 1 Spot, Blue Moon has surpassed even Lee's previous records for most consecutive weeks at the top of the UK Chart!

This is a must read for fans of the series, and the perfect pick for a New Year read! 

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