Agency Clients

Ishbel Holmes (previously Taromsari)
A STREET DOG CALLED LUCY sold in US (Velo) and UK (Bradt Guides)
Translation rights: Velo 

Catherine Burns


'an insidious, creepy novel, with a slow burn that leads to a horrifying revelation' - Literary Hub, '6 Crime Must-Reads Coming This September'

20 Quick Books to Read in a Day:

'Burns blurs the line between crime fiction and horror' - Publishers Weekly

'a compelling read that's at once highly entertaining and wholly disturbing... the reader is unable to stop turning the pages... an impressive debut from a strong new talent' - The Bookbag

Debut novel THE VISITORS published in October 2017 in English by Scout Press (literary imprint of Gallery/Simon & Schuster, editor Alison Callahan) in the US, Legend Press in the UK and Hachette in Australia. Born in Manchester to a trade unionist and a school cleaner, Catherine graduated from Cambridge and worked as a bond trader in the City of London before studying at the Moscow institute of film and teaching film theory at Salford University.

Caspar Craven
How we went beyond our comfort zone and sailed around the world as a family
(Bloomsbury US and UK)
Caspar has 30 years’ experience in building teams to make things happen – as an entrepreneur working in start-up businesses and large corporates. He's built a team on a trophy-winning racing yacht. But his toughest challenge by far was building his family team to sail around the world: with his wife and three children aged 9, 7 and 2.

Caspar and family in The Times: 

Ash Dykes
MISSION POSSIBLE: A Decade of Living Dangerously published by Eye Books in the UK, Chinese rights sold to Shanghai Joint Publishing

Yianni Xiros

Yianni Xiros was born in Greece and taught literature at a Canadian university. He now spends his time in Canada, Greece and the UK. THE STING OF THE WASP (Endeavour Press) is his first novel. With a thrilling story, meticulous attention to detail and a cast of memorable characters, The Sting of the Wasp is a fast-paced, compelling novel that will appeal to lovers of crime fiction, Grecophiles and modern history fans alike.

'With Sting of the Wasp, set in the mean streets of a profoundly troubled modern Athens, Yianni Xiros has created a character, the detective Panos Akritas, who will go straight into the annals of crime fiction.'
- Jack Todd, author of Taste of MetalSun Going Down and three more novels

Bradt Travel
ROAM ALONE: Inspiring Tales by Reluctant Solo Travellers

Third in Bradt's top-selling series of themed anthologies. TO OLDLY GO translated into Korean.


Launched in 2012 by the award-winning guidebook publisher, the Bradt Literature series includes engaging and inspiring stories of danger, discovery and adventure:

Lizzie Carr
PADDLE BRITAIN sold - contracts pending

Sarah Outen

Shortlisted for the Wanderlust Adventure Travel Book of the Year

'When I first met her, I knew that Sarah was a very special person with fire in her belly... - Dame Ellen MacArthur

British adventurer Sarah Outen MBE set out in 2011 to row, bike and kayak around the Northern Hemisphere, inspiring children and fundraising for charities. She overcame huge obstacles and endured extreme conditions in remote environments, rescued from a typhoon in the North Pacific and a hurricane on the Atlantic. She kayaked some of the most treacherous waters in the world and cycled across North America during one of the harshest winters on record. Sarah previously broke world records when she became the first woman and the youngest person to row solo across the Indian Ocean - the subject of her first book, A Dip in the Ocean.

Brad Smith

HEARTS OF STONE released in hardback in UK December 2016
ROUGH JUSTICE (Severn House) is 'engrossing' - Publishers Weekly, 'A slow-burning tale of vigilante justice' - Kirkus. Brad is the author of 7 previous novels, including ALL HAT, which was made into a feature film, and ONE-EYED JACKS, shortlisted for the Dashiell Hammet Award. He lives near the shore of Lake Erie.
'Brad Smith is a writer with lots of skill, lots of heart, lots of brains' --Richard Russo
'For such a furiously funny writer, Smith has great reserves of tenderness.' --The New York Times Book Review
'he's funny, poignant, evocative, and he tells a blistering tale.'--Dennis Lehane
'wonderfully wrought characters, delicious wit' - Publishers Weekly on Shoot the Dog
'a thoroughly charming hero' - Booklist on Shoot the Dog

Steven Gauge
Latest title: FOR THE LOVE OF RUGBY (March 2017, Summersdale)
Stage adaptation of MY LIFE AS A HOOKER, Museum of Comedy, 2015
MY LIFE AS A HOOKER: When a Middle-Aged Bloke Discovered Rugby
On Radio 4 explaining the rules of rugby:
Shortlisted for the Sports Book of the Year Award
'charm, wit and intelligence and real insight' - Samira Ahmed
'If this is what a midlife crisis does for you, I want one' - Luke Benedict
'Steven Gauge is a supremely funny writer' - Toby Harnden
'engaging, interesting' - Meg Reid, Felixstowe Book Festival

Sara Alexi 
Author of the best-selling Greek Village Series. Translation rights only.

Genevieve Roberts

Diane Esguerra
JUNKIE BUDDHA: a journey
'a raw and searingly honest account of love and loss, anger and grief and the search for meaning in despair... The story pulls no punches, yet at the same time the prose is as colourful, finely woven and robust as a Peruvian rug' - David Hare, life coach
'I could not put it down... the most extraordinary book' - Jeni Barnet, BBC Radio Sussex and Surrey
The Independent:
Daily Mail Femail:
'an inspiring and uplifting book about finding infinite value in the most intense and painful experience of profound loss' - Sandie Shaw
'I could not put this gripping travel memoir down' - Julia Stephenson, author
Published September 2015

Thom Wheeler
'Through Russia, with love...' - The Telegraph
'If you are in need of some armchair inspiration before you embark on your Russian adventure, look no further' - Metro
The Guardian:
Amazon #1 bestselling book on Russia
(Summersdale Publishers:
'a crazy and wonderful journey' - John Mole

Paula Reid

Eye Books

Corrine Barraclough
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Former Editor of the Year on weekly magazines in London, Sydney and New York, Corrine (born in Yorkshire) waved goodbye to city life and headed to the sunny Gold Coast, Queensland in search of peace, tranquility, sobriety and happiness. She found them all and works as a freelance writer sprinkling word wizardry on everything from comedy to CSR for publications such as the Australian Daily Mail, Daily Telegraph and Mamamia with weekly opinion column on She Said. @TweetCorrineB


We work with the following co-agents:

China, Taiwan, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, Vietnam - Big Apple
South Korea - BC Agency
Eastern Europe - Prava i Prevodi
Germany - Arrowsmith Agency
Spanish & Portuguese world - Sandra Bruna Agency

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