Charlie Lyndhurst

Hera sign award-shortlisted rainbow romance author, Liam Livings, for commercial, crossover fiction

Hera are thrilled to announce that they have acquired two novels from Liam Livings, writing under the name Charlie Lyndhurst. The first book, a funny, relatable, read about Jason, who ...

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3 Sep 2021, 11:07 a.m.

Canelo Hera

Press Release: Canelo acquires Hera Books

We are delighted to announce that the inclusive, commercial publisher Hera Books Ltd has been acquired by Canelo.

The two companies have worked together successfully from Hera’s inception, with Canelo ...

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9 Aug 2021, 9:24 a.m.

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Hera acquires two heartbreaking, captivating WW2 Scottish sagas from Carol MacLean

Hera are delighted to report that they have signed saga writer, Carol MacLean for two Scottish sagas set in WW2 Glasgow. World rights, including audio, were acquired directly from the ...

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21 Jul 2021, 12:31 p.m.

PD Viner

Hera sign two high-octane thrillers from crime author PD Viner

Hera are delighted to announce that they have acquired two fast-paced thrillers from bestselling author, PD Viner. The first book will be published in early 2022, with the second following ...

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15 Jul 2021, 1:20 p.m.

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Hera sign a compelling, sinister detective novel from Carl Goodman

Hera are delighted to announce that they have secured rights to the first in a thrilling new police procedural series by Carl Goodman. 20/20, the start of the D.I. ...

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23 Apr 2021, 1:11 p.m.

Kerry Watts

Hera acquires a compelling new Scottish detective series from Kerry Watts

Hera are delighted to announce that they have signed a Scottish-set police procedural series from Kerry Watts. Kerry’s detective series, sees D.I. Hazel Todd on the trail of a murderer ...

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15 Apr 2021, 9:37 a.m.

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Hera sign two gripping, Gothic-tinged psychological thrillers from bestselling author, Caroline England

Hera are delighted to announce that they have acquired two novels from thriller author, Caroline England, writing under the pseudonym CE Rose. CE Rose’s first novel, a twisty, compelling psychological ...

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29 Jan 2021, 10:34 a.m.

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Hera acquires two romantic comedies from debut novelist, Helga Jensen

Hera are delighted to announce that they have signed debut novelist, Helga Jensen in a two-book deal. Helga’s first novel, Temptation at Tiffany’s, is a sparkling high-concept romcom about ...

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18 Dec 2020, 2:17 p.m.

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Hera signs two from debut commercial fiction writer, Gordon MacMillan

Hera are delighted to announce that they have signed two books from commercial fiction novelist, Gordon MacMillan. Gordon’s uplifting, moving book, Songs for Your Mother, the story of a ...

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18 Nov 2020, 10:31 a.m.

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We are hiring - come and join the team!

Publishing Executive - expected salary £25,000 p.a. (full-time)

Since launching Hera Books in 2018, we’ve worked hard to bring commercial, bestselling, inclusive fiction to the market. Two years on, we ...

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15 Oct 2020, 3:50 p.m.

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Remembering Rosemary Goodacre

We are extremely saddened to report that Rosemary Goodacre, author of three historical romances with Hera, passed away over the weekend after a short illness.

Rosemary submitted her debut novel ...

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12 Oct 2020, 1:19 p.m.

Our support for the Black Lives Matter movement

Like most people, we’ve spent the past few days looking in horror at the news reports coming out of America, as the murder of an unarmed black man, George Floyd, ...

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2 Jun 2020, 4:20 p.m.

Elena Wilkes

Hera acquire two novels from debut psychological thriller writer, Elena Wilkes

Hera are delighted to announce that they have signed a two-book deal with debut thriller writer, Elena Wilkes. Elena’s first book, a chilling, complex thriller about Lucy, a woman who ...

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1 Jun 2020, 11:49 a.m.

Kathleen Whyman

Hera signs hilarious, relatable women’s fiction from Kathleen Whyman

Hera are delighted to announce that they have acquired the debut women’s fiction novel from journalist, Kathleen Whyman. Wife Support System is the story of three mums fed up with ...

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12 May 2020, 3 p.m.

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Hera acquire heartbreaking, emotional new Welsh saga series by Francesca Capaldi

Hera are thrilled to round off 2019 by welcoming debut saga novelist, Francesca Capaldi, to the list. World rights for two books were acquired directly from the author by Publishing ...

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20 Dec 2019, 8:54 a.m.

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Hera sign hilarious, feelgood women’s fiction series by Mink Elliott

Hera are thrilled to announce that they have signed three books by bestselling women’s fiction author, Mink Elliott. The Annie Beaton series follows relatable, honest, funny Annie Beaton as she ...

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12 Dec 2019, 11:20 a.m.

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Hera sign two novels from debut saga author, Lynn Johnson

Hera are thrilled to announce the acquisition of two saga novels from debut novelist, Lynn Johnson. World rights for the series were acquired from the author directly by Hera Publishing ...

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15 Nov 2019, 2:55 p.m.

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Hera sign two women’s fiction novels from debut author, Liz Hurley

Hera are delighted to announce they have acquired two feelgood, heartwarming novels from women’s fiction author, Liz Hurley. The Wiverton Sisters series will follow the lives of Ari, Paddy, Nicoletta, ...

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18 Oct 2019, 2:57 p.m.

Hera sign two from debut psychological thriller writer, Jason Andrews

Hera sign two from debut psychological thriller writer, Jason Andrews

Hera are delighted to announce that they have inked a deal with debut psychological thriller writer, Jason Andrews. World rights were agreed directly with the author. Jason’s first novel will ...

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8 Oct 2019, 3:03 p.m.

Hera is one

Hera is One!

16 authors, 18 ebooks, over 900 5* reviews, 6 audiobooks and 2 paperbacks (so far!) = 1 amazing year.

What an exciting, busy, demanding year it is been… and we’ve ...

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23 Aug 2019, 9:59 a.m.

Rosemary Goodacre

Hera sign three books from debut historical romance author, Rosemary Goodacre

Hera are delighted to announce they have agreed a deal with historical romance author, Rosemary Goodacre. Rosemary’s debut novel, a sweeping tale of love set against the horrors of the ...

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9 Aug 2019, 3:03 p.m.

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Hera acquire two women’s fiction novels by Lisa Swift, pseudonym for bestselling romcom author Mary Jayne Baker

Hera are delighted to announce that they have agreed a two-book deal with Lisa Swift, the bestselling romantic fiction novelist who also writes under the name Mary Jayne Baker. Lisa’s ...

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10 Jul 2019, 10:27 p.m.

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Hera agree two-book deal with debut women’s fiction author, Stephie Chapman

Hera are thrilled to announce that they have inked a deal with debut romcom novelist, Stephie Chapman, in a two-book deal. Stephie’s first novel, a charming, romantic and hilarious novel ...

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2 Jul 2019, 10:10 p.m.

Charly Cox

Hera signs debut American crime thriller author, Charly Cox, for an Albuquerque-set detective series

Hera are delighted to announce the acquisition of a dark, gripping detective series from debut American author, Charly Cox. World rights for a three-book series were acquired directly from the ...

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15 May 2019, 2:47 p.m.

Rob Sinclair

Hera and Canelo team up to publish bestselling thriller writer, Rob Sinclair

Hera and Canelo are thrilled to announce that they will be working together on their first co-publishing project, launching the first police procedural series by bestselling UK thriller writer Rob ...

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4 Apr 2019, 10:53 a.m.

Ruby Speechley

Hera signs two psychological thrillers from debut novelist, Ruby Speechley

Hera are delighted to announce that they have signed author Ruby Speechley for two psychological thrillers, acquiring WEL rights, including audio, from Jo Bell at the Bell Lomax Moreton agency. ...

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1 Apr 2019, 12:16 p.m.

Graeme Hampton

Hera sign debut crime thriller writer, Graeme Hampton for London-set police procedural series

Hera are delighted to announce to welcome debut crime novelist, Graeme Hampton, to the list. Graeme’s detective series, featuring fast-tracked D.I. Matthew Denning and C.I.D officer Molly Fisher, will begin ...

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28 Mar 2019, 12:22 p.m.

Victoria Walters

Hera Books sign bestselling women’s fiction novelist, Victoria Walters, in a two-book deal

Hera are delighted to welcome bestselling women’s fiction novelist, Victoria Walters, to the list. Victoria’s new novel, Coming Home to Glendale Hall, a warm, beautifully romantic novel set in ...

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21 Mar 2019, 4:29 p.m.

Jackie Walsh

Hera signs Irish crime writer, Jackie Walsh in a two-book deal

Hera are delighted to announce they have agreed a contract with debut Irish thriller writer, Jackie Walsh. World rights were agreed directly with the author by Keshini Naidoo, Publishing Director ...

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23 Jan 2019, 10:58 a.m.

Jeevani Charika

Hera sign women’s fiction novelist, Jeevani Charika, in a two-book deal

Hera are thrilled to kick off 2019 by inking a two-book deal with successful women’s fiction writer, Jeevani Charika. Jeevani, who also writes under the name Rhoda Baxter, is penning ...

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11 Jan 2019, 11:49 a.m.

Kiley Dunbar

Hera signs debut romance novelist, Kiley Dunbar in a three-book deal

Hera are super excited to welcome romance novelist, Kiley Dunbar, to the list. Kiley’s book, One Summer’s Night, a romantic comedy set in Stratford Upon Avon, will be published ...

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7 Dec 2018, 12:35 p.m.

Alex Kane

Hera Books signs two with Scottish crime fiction novelist Alex Kane

We’re delighted to be welcoming crime fiction author Alex Kane to Hera! World rights for two books were agreed directly with the author by Keshini Naidoo, Publishing Director at Hera. ...

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27 Nov 2018, 7:20 p.m.

Ella Drummond

Hera signs two gripping psychological thrillers from Ella Drummond

Hera Books are delighted to announce the signing of psychological thriller writer, Ella Drummond, to their growing list. World rights were acquired directly from the author by Keshini Naidoo, Publishing ...

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23 Nov 2018, 12:04 p.m.

Kim Nash

Hera Books sign debut romance author and blogger Kim Nash

Hera are thrilled to announce the signing of two uplifting, romantic novels from debut author and book blogger Kim Nash. The first book, Amazing Grace, will be published in April ...

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16 Nov 2018, 12:59 p.m.

Neil White

Hera welcomes bestselling author Neil White

We are delighted to be welcoming bestselling author Neil White to Hera.

Neil White will be moving from Bonnier to Hera Books in the New Year.  In an unprecedented deal, ...

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16 Nov 2018, 10:55 a.m.

Alex Khan

Hera signs first book, a sexy, gripping, glamorous novel set in the world of Bollywood

Hera Books is delighted to announce that they have acquired a three-book series of sexy, dark, glamorous thrillers set in the world of Bollywood by bestselling crime writer, Alex Khan. ...

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9 Nov 2018, 1:58 p.m.

Futurebook

Hera Books at Futurebook

We're delighted to be speaking on a panel about What Readers Really Want at this year's Futurebook conference. See the full programme here.

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18 Oct 2018, 2:46 p.m.