W&N to publish memoir of screenwriting legends

May 28th, 2019

Weidenfeld & Nicolson publisher Alan Samson has acquired world rights excluding the USA and Canada to the funniest memoir you will read this year: More Than Likely will be published on 19th September.

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Phil Miller wins 2019 Robert Louis Stevenson Fellowship

May 17th, 2019

Congratulations to Phil Miller on winning a 2019 Robert Louis Stevenson Fellowship towards completing his new novel, Spook School. Fantastic news!

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Catch Ben Lyle at CrimeFest, Bristol 9-12 May, 2019

April 16th, 2019

Don’t miss the exciting CrimeFest programme – including Ben Lyle discussing his Wiggins spy thrillers, The Irregular & The Red Ribbon.

 

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The Red Ribbon makes FT’s 2018 Books of the Year

November 26th, 2018

Great to see HB Lyle’s second Wiggins spy thriller, The Red Ribbon, selected in the FT’s 2018 Books of the Year by their thriller reviewer Adam LeBor.

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Publisher’s Weekly: ‘Readers will hope to see plenty more of Wiggins’

November 4th, 2018

Great US review of HB Lyle’s ‘The Red Ribbon’ (Quercus US) in Publisher’s Weekly.

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Crashing the Party reviewed on LARB’s new China Channel

September 25th, 2018

‘Savitt’s memoir, the poignant Crashing the Party, brings us closer to the soul of the country,’

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Catch Ben Lyle on Radio 4’s Open Book

September 23rd, 2018

In case you missed Ben Lyle discussing the art of using a fictional hero – Sherlock Holmes – in his latest spy thriller, The Red Ribbon, with Mariella Frostrup, you can catch it here:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b0bkqcqk

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Lucie Brownlee wins 2018 Northern Writers Award

June 27th, 2018

We’re delighted that bestselling memoirist Lucie Brownlee has won a Northern Writers’ Award to assist in the completion of her new novel. Congratulations Lucie!

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Development deals for two books

June 8th, 2018

The Writers’ Practice is thrilled to report that we have two books in development with major film & television studios…Stay tuned!

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REVIEW Wall Street Journal: Back to Baker Street With ‘The Irregular’

November 6th, 2017

 ‘English writer H.B. Lyle gives us “The Irregular” (Quercus $26.99), an inventive espionage thriller set before World War I and featuring a grown-up Wiggins, the former leader of Sherlock’s street-children posse of Baker Street Irregulars…this twist-filled adventure proves far from elementary.’

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