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  • Author Kate Hardy

Storm signs Kate Hardy for three more cosy crime novels

April 15th, 2024|

Editorial Director Emily Gowers has acquired World All Language rights, including film and TV, for three more books in the Georgina Drake cosy crime series by Kate Hardy. When a photography job at a historic lighthouse goes awry, Georgina becomes embroiled in another complex mystery… ...

  • Dana Hawkins

Dana Hawkins continues her series with Storm

April 5th, 2024|

Editorial Director Emily Gowers has acquired World All Language rights, including film and TV, for a third lesbian rom com in Dana’s Single in Seattle series. The new book centres on series regular Sophie, in a sparkly enemies-to-lovers story and will be released in January ...

  • Author Kate Hewitt

Storm Signs Much-Anticipated Sequel from Kate Hewitt

February 28th, 2024|

Storm Publishing is delighted to announce that we have signed a sequel to multi-million-copy bestselling author Kate Hewitt’s acclaimed novel The Last Stars in the Sky. Publisher Kathryn Taussig signed World all language rights in ebook, paperback and audio for The Midnight Hour. Hewitt’s first ...

  • Author Sophie Ranald

Storm signs bestselling author Sophie Ranald

February 22nd, 2024|

Deputy Managing Director Claire Bord has acquired World English Language rights in ebook, paperback, and audio for two contemporary set romantic comedies by bestselling author Sophie Ranald from Alice Saunders at The Soho Agency. Ranald said: “I’m thrilled to be joining the Storm family and ...

  • Author Eoin Dempsey

Storm signs million-copy bestselling author Eoin Dempsey

February 19th, 2024|

Deputy Managing Director Claire Bord has acquired World All Language rights in ebook, paperback, and audio for a psychological thriller by bestselling author Eoin Dempsey. The deal was agreed with the author directly. Eoin commented: “I am beyond excited to delve into a new genre ...

  • Author Pam Lecky

Storm signs Pam Lecky for four historical mysteries

February 15th, 2024|

Publisher Kathryn Taussig has acquired World English rights for four historical mysteries by Pam Lecky from agent Thérèse Coen at Susanna Lea & Associates. The first three books in the Lucy Lawrence mystery series will publish in July 2024, with a fourth book to follow ...

  • Author Sharon Booth

Storm Publishing signs two more books with Sharon Booth

December 19th, 2023|

We are thrilled to share that Naomi Knox has acquired World All-Language rights, including Film & Television, for two more books in Sharon Booth's beloved Tuppenny Bridge series. As a Kindle All-Star talent, Sharon Booth has earned high acclaim for her ability to captivate readers, ...

  • Author Gregg Dunnett

Storm signs bestseller Gregg Dunnett for three more books

October 31st, 2023|

Publisher Kathryn Taussig has acquired World All Language rights in ebook, paperback and audio for three new books from bestselling author Gregg Dunnett – two psychological thrillers and the third book in his Erica Sands police procedural series. The first of the three books will ...

  • Author Michelle Dunne

Storm acquires two psychological thrillers by Michelle Dunne

October 18th, 2023|

Deputy Managing Director Claire Bord has acquired World All Language rights for two domestic psychological thrillers by Michelle Dunne with agent Nicky Lovick at WGM Atlantic & Literary Group. Michelle's Lindsey Ryan series is currently in development for television, and she is also the organiser ...

  • Eliza J Scott

Eliza J. Scott signs three-book deal with Storm

October 2nd, 2023|

Commissioning Editor Kate Smith has acquired World All Language rights, including film, TV and audio, for three novels from the bestselling women’s fiction author Eliza J. Scott. The first books in the Welcome to Micklewick Bay series will launch in May 2024. Based in Yorkshire, ...

  • Angela Henry

Storm acquires two domestic thrillers from author Angela Henry

August 17th, 2023|

Commissioning editor Kate Smith has acquired World All Language rights, including film and TV, for two domestic thrillers by award-winning author Angela Henry. The first book, The Perfect Affair, is scheduled for publication on 1st December 2023. The lives of a college professor and his ...

  • Author Kate Wiley

Storm acquires new crime thriller series by Kate Wiley

August 11th, 2023|

Editorial Director Vicky Blunden has acquired World All Language rights in a new five-book series by Kate Wiley. The first book, In the Blood, will publish in February 2024, and introduces homicide detective Margot Phalen. Margot wishes she could forget who she is. At fifteen, ...

  • Author Sue Fortin

Storm signs bestselling author Sue Fortin

July 3rd, 2023|

We’re over the moon to announce that Editorial Director Emily Gowers has acquired World English Language rights from Hattie Grünewald of The Blair Partnership, for two psychological thrillers from USA Today and Amazon #1 bestseller Sue Fortin. The first thriller will publish in February 2024. ...

  • Author Nichole Severn

Nichole Severn signs with Storm

June 9th, 2023|

We’re delighted to announce that Editorial Director Emily Gowers has acquired World English Language rights from Jill Marsal of the Marsal Lyon Literary Agency, for three books in a new FBI thriller series by Publishers Weekly bestselling author Nichole Severn. Criminologist Leigh Brody is called ...

  • Author Annabelle Marx

Storms signs debut author Annabelle Marx

June 8th, 2023|

Deputy Managing Director Claire Bord has acquired World English Language rights in a historical novel by debut author and Faber Academy graduate Annabelle Marx from Jenny Brown of Jenny Brown Associates. The Lost Garden of Ardbray House, set in the remote Scottish Highlands and Glasgow ...

  • Author Debbie Johnson

Bestselling Author Debbie Johnson Signs with Storm

June 6th, 2023|

Million-copy bestselling author of the Comfort Food Café series, Debbie Johnson, has signed a three-book deal with Storm for a new series. Publisher Kathryn Taussig agreed a deal for World English rights in ebook, paperback and audio for three books with Hayley Steed of Madeleine ...

  • Author Sally Royer-Derr

Thriller writer Sally Royer-Derr joins Storm

June 1st, 2023|

We’re so pleased to announce that Editorial Director Emily Gowers has acquired World All Language rights, including film and TV, for two psychological thrillers from Sally Royer-Derr. The first book will publish March 2024. Twin sisters Talia and Tabitha live a picture-perfect life, but when ...

  • Author Caroline Young

Debut author Caroline Young signs with Storm

May 16th, 2023|

We’re delighted to announce that Commissioning Editor Kate Smith has acquired World English Language rights, in addition to film, TV and translation rights, for two contemporary women’s fiction books by debut author Caroline Young. Both novels are set on the island of Anglesey and explore ...

  • Author Dana Hawkins

Debut author Dana Hawkins signs with Storm

May 12th, 2023|

We’re thrilled that Editorial Director Emily Gowers has acquired World All Language rights, including film and TV, for two queer romances from debut author Dana Hawkins. The first book, Love and Rainbow Lattes, a fun, opposites attract romance, will publish January 2024. Free-spirited struggling barista ...

  • Elke Desanghere Storm Publishing Head of Digital Marketing

Storm Publishing hires Elke Desanghere

April 25th, 2023|

We are over the moon to announce that Storm Publishing has expanded its team, recruiting Elke Desanghere as Head of Digital Marketing. Desanghere will join Storm immediately and report to Oliver Rhodes, Storm’s Managing Director. Elke Desanghere recently finished a maternity leave cover as ...

  • Author Imogen Martin

Storm signs debut author Imogen Martin

April 17th, 2023|

We are delighted to announce that Editorial Director Vicky Blunden has signed a deal for World rights with debut author Imogen Martin for two historical novels. Imogen writes sweeping, romantic historical fiction set in the US in the nineteenth century; stories of brooding, charismatic men ...

Storm Publishing announces new partnership with Dreamscape

April 5th, 2023|

Storm Publishing is delighted to announce today that we're partnering with Dreamscape Select, the personalized audiobook publishing arm of the award-winning independent publisher of audiobooks, Dreamscape Media to bring our titles to the global audiobook market beginning in May. Storm Publishing’s audiobook program will launch ...

  • Author Elena Wilkes

Psychological thriller author Elena Wilkes chooses Storm

March 7th, 2023|

Storm has signed two psychological thrillers from bestselling author Elena Wilkes. Publisher Kathryn Taussig acquired World rights, including audio and Film and Television, directly from the author. The first book, The Son, will publish in September 2023, followed by a second in January 2024. In ...

  • Nick Alexander Author

Storm signs multi-million-copy bestselling author Nick Alexander

February 27th, 2023|

Storm Publishing has announced the signing of Nick Alexander, who will be published by Deputy Managing Director Claire Bord. World All Language rights including audio, film, and translation were acquired in a one-book deal directly from the author. Nick Alexander’s novels, including The Photographer’s Wife ...

  • Anna McKerrow

Anna McKerrow joins Storm Publishing team

February 22nd, 2023|

We are excited to share the news that Anna McKerrow will be joining Storm as a Freelance Publicity Manager. The former Reviews Editor at BookTrust, the UK’s largest children’s reading charity, Anna also teaches creative writing and is a USA Today bestselling author, writing under the ...

  • Melissa Boyce-Hurd

Melissa Boyce-Hurd joins Storm Publishing team

February 20th, 2023|

Melissa Boyce-Hurd has joined the Storm Publishing team as Editorial Assistant, reporting to Kathryn Taussig, Publisher. Melissa has experience as an editorial Intern at Cornerstones Literary Consultancy, working on their Elevate Mentorship Programme for underrepresented authors where she learnt invaluable editing skills. She also ...

  • Jane Jesmond

Storm bags twisty psychological thrillers from Jane Jesmond

February 13th, 2023|

We are delighted to announce that Storm has signed two psychological thrillers by author Jane Jesmond. Publisher Kathryn Taussig acquired World English rights in ebook, paperback and audio from Amanda Preston at Luigi Bonomi Associates. The first book, which will publish in May, follows sculptor ...

  • Brooke Harris author

USA Today bestselling author Brooke Harris signs with Storm

February 9th, 2023|

We’re so excited to announce that Editorial Director Emily Gowers has acquired World English Language rights for two books by women’s fiction author Brooke Harris, who is represented by Hannah Todd at Madeleine Milburn Literary Agency. Book one, currently titled The Remember Plan, will be ...

  • Sam Edenborough of Geryhound Literary

Storm appoints Greyhound Literary for translation rights

January 31st, 2023|

We are delighted to announce that Greyhound Literary will represent translation rights in all languages for Storm, effective immediately. After an enthusiastic response from authors and agents and some significant hires for our editorial team, we expect to release more than seventy titles with ...

Alexandra Holmes joins Storm Publishing team

January 24th, 2023|

We are thrilled to announce that Alexandra Holmes, currently Head of Editorial Management at Bookouture, is moving to Storm Publishing, where she will take up the newly created role of Editorial Operations Director in April. Holmes will oversee Storm’s editorial systems, project management and ...

  • Kate Smith Commissioning Editor

Storm hires Kate Smith as Commissioning Editor

January 17th, 2023|

We're delighted to announce that Storm Publishing continues its rapid expansion, with Kate Smith joining our editorial team from Penguin Press, where she is currently Publicity Manager. During her time at Penguin Press, Kate has worked on campaigns for books, including Edible Economics by ...

  • Author Eliza Graham

Bestselling Historical Author Eliza Graham Signed by Storm

December 29th, 2022|

We are thrilled to share the news that internationally bestselling historical author Eliza Graham has joined Storm. Kathryn Taussig signed World All-Language rights, including Film & Television, for two new books, The Girl in Lifeboat Six and The Midwife. The Girl in Lifeboat Six will ...

  • Author Louise Marley

Author Louise Marley Chooses Storm

December 28th, 2022|

Publisher Kathryn Taussig has acquired World All-Language rights including Film & Television for a three crime-thriller novels in a new series by critically acclaimed self-published author Louise Marley. All three books will publish in early 2024. Set around the English village of Raven’s Edge, the series ...

  • Vicky Blunden

Storm welcomes Vicky Blunden as Editorial Director

December 20th, 2022|

Storm Publishing are thrilled to announce the hire of Vicky Blunden as Editorial Director. Vicky will join Storm in February 2023 and report to Claire Bord, Storm’s Deputy Managing Director. She will be acquiring commercial fiction. Vicky is currently a successful and much sought-after freelance ...

  • Author Deirdre Palmer

Psychological Thriller Author Deirdre Palmer Joins Storm

December 19th, 2022|

We are thrilled to share the news that Storm has signed four psychological thrillers from self-published author Deirdre Palmer. Publisher Kathryn Taussig acquired World rights, including Film and Television, to four standalone psychological thrillers by the author. The first book will publish in June 2023, ...

  • Author Heather Dixon

Debut Author Heather Dixon Signed by Storm

December 16th, 2022|

We are delighted to announce that Publisher Kathryn Taussig has acquired World All-Language rights in all formats and including Film & Television for two books in a new series by Canadian debut author Heather Dixon. Heather’s first book follows sisters Alex, Samantha and Jessica, as they are ...

  • Author Gwyn Bennett

Twelve Books from Author Gwyn Bennett to Storm

December 14th, 2022|

Publisher Kathryn Taussig has acquired World All-Language rights including audio for twelve books from critically acclaimed crime author Gwyn Bennet. A former journalist, Gwyn has previously self-published standalone thrillers and women’s fiction, as well as the multi-book Harrison Lane crime-thriller series under the name Gwyn GB. Storm ...

  • Author Luisa A. Jones

Storm Signs New Historical Novels by Luisa A. Jones

December 7th, 2022|

We are delighted to share the news that Publisher Kathryn Taussig has acquired World All-Language rights including Film & Television for two page-turning historical novels by author Luisa A. Jones. The first will publish in June 2023, and is about a young woman, Rosamund, who is ...

  • Author Jackie Baldwin

Author Jackie Baldwin Moves to Storm

December 6th, 2022|

Publisher Kathryn Taussig has acquired World All-Language rights including Film & Television for a new, character-driven cosy crime series by Scottish author Jackie Baldwin. Jackie has previously been published by One More Chapter, a division of HarperCollins. This series, set outside Edinburgh, follows private detective ...

  • Sharon Booth

Kindle All-Star Author Sharon Booth Joins Storm

December 1st, 2022|

We are overjoyed to announce that Publisher Kathryn Taussig has acquired World All-Language rights including Film & Television for three books in a new series by Kindle All-Star author Sharon Booth. Set in the picturesque Yorkshire town of Tuppenny Bridge, these warm-hearted novels are perfect ...

Storm Publishing signs first authors

November 15th, 2022|

We are excited to announce that Storm Publishing has signed its first authors. Kathryn Taussig has agreed publishing deals with Sally Rigby, Gregg Dunnett and Juliet Greenwood. Of the three acquisitions, Kathryn said: “I couldn’t be happier to have found three authors like Gregg, Sally ...

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Storm Publishing Launch

October 12th, 2022|

We’re delighted to announce today the launch of Storm Publishing. Oliver Rhodes, the founder and former CEO of Bookouture, will be the Managing Director of Storm and will be joined in the new company by several former colleagues. Claire Bord joins as Deputy Managing ...

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