C.L.Taylor and Mel Sherratt continue to go from strength to strength with their recently published titles, recording fantastic sales and placing highly on Bestseller lists.

Taylor’s THE LIE (Harper Collins / Avon) spent its fourth straight week in the Sunday Times Bestseller chart, having reached a high point of 5th. Selling over 50,000 copies in all formats to date, THE LIE was also number #2 on the Kindle charts – only behind THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN – and reached number #1 in the iBooks charts!

THE LIE by C.L. Taylor 1 Follow the Leader by Mel Sherratt

Meanwhile, Mel Sheratt’s FOLLOW THE LEADER (Thomas and Mercer) reached the top ten of the Amazon Kindle charts, as well as no. #2 in both Amazon’s Police Procedurals and Mysteries, Thrillers and Suspense categories.

ABoyCalledHope_FINALThe Dark Inside by Rupert Wallis - paperback cover

On the awards front, MMLA clients were nominated in all three age categories in the Leeds Book Awards 2015. Lara Williamson’s A BOY CALLED HOPE (Usborne) was shortlisted in the 9-11 category, Rupert Wallis’ THE DARK INSIDE (Simon & Schuster) was nominated in the 11-14 category and Holly Bourne’s THE MANIFESTO ON HOW TO BE INTERESTING (Usborne) was nominated in the 14-16 category. Congratulations to all three amazing authors, and to the winners, Jane Elson, Kim Slater and Bali Rai!

The Manifesto on How to Be Interesting by Holly Bourne - UK cover

In more awards news, Radhika Sanghani, author of the laugh-out-loud funny VIRGIN (Harlequin) has won a gold award for her work with the Daily Telegraph in MHP Communication’s 30 to Watch, an annual recognition of the best up-and-coming media talent in the country.

VIRGIN by Radhika Sanghani

Finally, anticipation is building for Matt Ralphs’ fantastic debut, FIRE GIRL. In a glowing review, The Bookseller called it a ‘stand out: crammed with magic, danger and adventure and cliffhangers aplenty ’. Look out for FIRE GIRL from Macmillan in August!