Boldwood is a brand new, independent, global fiction publishing house launched in February 2019, with its first titles published in August 2019.
Based on the principles of a true partnership with authors and team members it guarantees global publishing in all formats – ebook, audiobook; digital and physical, and print – on the same publication day across all English language territories. All the authors are signed on multi-book deals reflecting the Boldwood commitment to building author careers with every title receiving guaranteed paid digital advertising.
We are publishing the very best in commercial fiction across crime and thriller, women’s fiction, romance, historical fiction, saga and reading group fiction. The list showcases exciting debuts alongside established bestselling authors with both frontlist and backlist.
Founded by a team with over 50 years success in fiction publishing it promises to be innovative but experienced, fearless but responsible, and lots of fun!
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From the Boldwood Blog
Charming, quirky, loveable, irreverent, sweet, inspirational, adorable and crazy: these are some of the words used by readers to describe my characters. First and foremost, I write novels about ordinary people but, as it turns out, many of my central characters are in...
The question everyone always asks me is – where do your ideas come from? – and I’ve never been able to tell them because they just pop into my head but thinking about it I’ve realised that a good book is like a great film and can be years in the making. The moment a...
I have to admit, when I first started talking to friends and family about the ideas for ‘The Weekender’, they were surprised, to say the least. It wasn’t so much the setting, or the storyline: it was more that I’d decided to make the main male character a...
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News from Boldwood Books
Posted on: October 8, 2019
Boldwood announces further author acquisitions and new PR partnership Boldwood is delighted to announce their next exciting author acquisitions – bringing the total number of authors on the list to 27. This new batch of Boldwood writers range from best …More
Posted on: June 28, 2019
Ulverscroft, the world’s leading publisher of alternative formats, is pleased to announce an exclusive library distribution deal with new London based publisher Boldwood Books, founded by the former CEO of Head of Zeus, Amanda Ridout. Starting from Aug …More
Posted on: June 18, 2019
Boldwood is delighted to announce their first season’s publishing programme with an impressive and wide-ranging line-up of authors. From already established bestselling writers in ebook – Rosie Clarke; Lucy Coleman; Lindsey Hutchinson; Shari Low and Ma …More
Posted on: March 12, 2019
Amanda Ridout, Founder and CEO of Boldwood Books, is pleased to announce a partnership with Vicki Satlow and Marianne Gunn O’Connor to sell translation and film and TV rights for the new publishing company. ‘Although we are only six weeks in – we have …More
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