Monthly Highlights—August 2022 in the Literary Agency

5 September 2022

It’s …September? This year has WHOOSHED by in the literary agency (perhaps because our authors have been doing so many amazing things). Check out what they were up to over August below:

Out Now!

Lizzy Dent’s THE SUMMER JOB is now out in paperback! Get your sunny yellow copy here, and stretch your summer a little further…

LOVE & FURY by Paris Fury is also out in paperback!

Leigh Hosy-Pickett’s UP IN SMOKE: STORIES FROM A LIFE ON FIRE is out in glorious yellow hardback!

Lizzie Fry’s KILL FOR IT—out in ebook!

Kieran Larwood’s TREEKEEPERS released with the *most beautiful* cover and dust jacket.


Toby Gutteridge’s affecting NEVER WILL I DIE, written with Michael Calvin, released from Transworld this month.

And last but by no means least, Helena Duggan’s imaginative middle grade THE LIGHT THIEVES is available now!

Whew, our inimitable authors have been busy…

Cover Reveal!

The Nurse’s Secret by Liz Lawler, out on 31st October!



Announcing: Jordan Henderson’s autobiography! You can preorder it here.


Lizzie Fry’s new psychological thriller, OVER MY DEAD BODY, is set to be published by Joffe Books. We can’t wait for this spooky read…

Our agent Hattie Grünewald will be judging the BPA Pitch Prize (hosted by the Blue Pencil Agency) this autumn! Any aspiring novelists don’t forget to enter. #BPAPitchPrize2022

Lizzy Dent’s THE SETUP was chosen as a Zoella’s Book Club Pick!

Our Agent Jordan Lees was quoted in this Bookseller article on industry book-to-screen trends and streaming services.

And that’s it! (For this month, at least—there’ll be more from the literary agency in our September roundup!).