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Avon Books wins Publisher of the Year at the RNA Industry Awards

In case you hadn’t heard the news, last week we sent a team delegation to the Romantic Novelists’ Association Industry Awards because we’d been nominated for Publisher of the Year. Guess what… we won! Our fabulous Senior Commissioning Editor Rachel took home the prize. Here’s what the RNA had to… Read More
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RNA Debut Novel Winner Joins Avon

Avon Books sign Kate Field, winner of the RNA’s Joan Hessayon Award for new writers in 2017   Katie Loughnane acquired World All Language rights to The Man I Fell in Love With and one further book from Kate Field, winner of the RNA’s Joan Hessayon Award for new writers… Read More
Top 10 Summer Beach Reads Avon Books

Top 10 Summer Beach Reads for 99p

Well Avon readers, it’s the best time of the year! The sun is shining; temperatures are soaring and we’re sure many of you are jetting off on holiday. So! Here are Avon’s Top Ten Summer Beach Reads for only 99p…   1.) The Forgotten Guide to Happiness –… Read More
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Welcome Jenni Keer

We’re delighted to announce that Avon Books has signed a two-book, World All Language rights deal with women’s fiction writer Jenni Keer. The deal was struck from Louise Buckley at Zeno Agency, who said ‘I am thrilled that Jenni’s wonderful novel will be published with Avon. Jenni writes with such… Read More
Avon acquires G.D. Sanders

Avon Welcomes New Crime Author, G.D Sanders

We’re thrilled to announce that Avon Books has signed a two-book deal with debut crime writer G.D. Sanders. Phoebe Morgan acquired World All Language rights to two novels from Jo Bell at Bell Lomax Moreton. Sanders’ first release with Avon, The Taken Girls, is about a series of young women who… Read More
Avon acquires Sophie Draper's Cuckoo

Avon goes ‘Cuckoo’ for Sophie Draper

We’re thrilled to announce that Avon Books have signed a two-book deal with Bath Novel Award 2017 winner Sophie Draper. Rachel Faulkner-Willcocks acquired World English Language rights to Cuckoo and one further book from Laura Williams at Peter, Fraser and Dunlop Literary Agents. Sophie’s Derbyshire-set debut is a chilling exploration… Read More
Barnaby Walter joins Avon Books

Barnaby Walter joins the Avon Books family

Here at Avon Books, we’re thrilled to have signed a two-book deal with Waterstones’ social media coordinator Barnaby Walter. Phoebe Morgan acquired World English Language rights to A Version of the Truth and one other book from Joanna Swainson at Hardman & Swainson. Barnaby’s debut, about a woman who finds horrifying… Read More
Avon Books UK Team

Welcome to Avon

Hello and welcome to our new sparkly website! We are so excited to be up and running with our brandnew look – and say hello to you lovely folk. We hope you enjoy what you find here – we have some brilliant guest posts from our authors, information on all… Read More
Readers about The Fear - CL Taylor

What readers are saying about The Fear

Less than two months to go until The Fear by C.L. Taylor hits the shelves! I finished this book in two days and almost felt as if I couldn’t breathe until I reached the last line. If you’ve read any of C.L. Taylor’s books before, you’ll know exactly what I… Read More

Saving Sophie

‘Immediately after finishing it, I wanted this book in as many readers’ hands as possible,’ says Rachel, one of Avon’s fab Commissioning Editor with a renowned eye for a best-seller. ‘This is psychological crime at its best, with a jaw-dropping twist that will have readers buzzing long after… Read More

B&B On The Beach

It’s easy to complain about the British weather, especially given the sudden torrential downpours that often show up, but the beauty of a book is that it doesn’t matter what’s going on outside. It’s been a brilliantly hot summer over here at Avon and it… Read More

The Missing

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to trend on Twitter? It’s shamefully one of my #lifegoals. LOL. Like having your name in lights. Well Avon superstar author and all-round brilliant person C.L. Taylor got to experience the magic earlier this year when her gripping, unputdownable… Read More

Obsession

Read GONE GIRL? Seen GIRL ON THE TRAIN? (After devouring the book of course!) Sat wide-eyed on the sofa glued to DR FOSTER? Well clear the decks, OBSESSION is here! You will LOVE this book. It tells the story… Read More

The Secret Wife

Over here at Avon we are HUGE fans of Dinah Jefferies; we inhaled THE TEA PLANTER’S WIFE in mere hours and were queueing at the door of London Waterloo’s WHSmiths for THE SILK MERCHANT’S DAUGHTER. So imagine our delight when the incredible Ms Jefferies read one of our… Read More

About Perfect Remains

Calling all crime thriller fans… there’s a new kid on the block! Who, I hear you cry! Let us introduce you to Helen Fields, author of Perfect Remains. Helen spent 13 years working as a criminal barrister in London so she knows a thing or… Read More