It’s been a brilliant week for chart positions, we’ve had a couple of gorgeous cover reveals and there’s been a very exciting publication this week. Here are the highlights!

International bestselling author Fiona Barton’s third suspense thriller was published in paperback this week by Transworld. She was also the next author to take part in our interview series, in which she chats to us about her writing shed, her time as a journalist, and her inspiration for The Suspect. Check it out here!

Fiona also gave a brilliant interview on Gransnet this week where she answered questions from the public about The Suspect

The cover for Robin Morgan-Bentley’s twisty, hugely compelling psychological thriller, The Wreckagewas revealed this week and it’s so creepy. Check out this sinister animation:

The cover for Will Shindler’s brilliant crime novel, The Burning Men, was also revealed this week – alongside another stunningly scary video:

Rona Halsall, who has written four psychological thrillers to date, has signed a further two book deal with Bookouture. He latest novel, Her Mother’s Lies is published next month. Rona received a fantastic early review of the novel: “A jaw-dropping, heart stopping page turner of a read. I can still feel the adrenaline now coursing through me just thinking about it” Amazon reviewer, 5 stars

Gail Honeyman’s Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine is celebrating its 67th week in the New York Times bestseller list. This truly is a phenomenal achievement. She’s ranking at  No. 8 in paperback and No. 15 in audio.

Fiona Valpy is currently celebrating her second week in the Amazon Top 20 Most Sold for her stunning novel, The Dressmaker’s Gift. The novel is published in early October.

It’s been a brilliant week for Mark Edwards. His latest psychological thriller, Here to Stay, which was published earlier this month, was ranking at No. 1 in the Kindle store over the weekend. This will make it Mark’s ninth UK No. 1 – a truly outstanding feat.

Join Holly Bourne at Waterstones Piccadilly next Friday where she will be talking about her new YA novel, The Places I’ve Cried in Public. Book your tickets here!

Damaris Young and Katie Cottle are taking part in Bookshop Day 2019 in Bath on Saturday 5th October. Damaris will be signing her gorgeous middle-grade novel, The Switching Hour, and Katie will be signing her brilliant picture book, The Green Giant

On the foreign rights front, Serbian rights to Katherine Faulkner’s Greenwich Park and a second book have sold to Vulkan in Serbia.

Sareena Robinson’s The Reading List has sold to Garzanti in Italy in a pre-empt.

Bulgarian rights to The Suspect by Fiona Barton have sold to Enthusiast.

Madeleine Milburn and Giles Milburn headed to New York. Giles was there to meet and pitch to US editors, whilst Madeleine then flew on to Toronto to meet with Canadian editors!