Boldwood is an award-winning independent, global fiction publishing house launched in February 2019, with its first titles published in August 2019.

The company has published over 160 titles, signed 60 authors and sold over 4 million books across the world.

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, Boldwood is innovative but experienced, fearless but responsible, and lots of fun!

We were delighted to be the recipient of the Nick Robinson Newcomer of the Year Award at the Independent Publishing Awards 2020.

Our Latest Books

A Winter’s Wish For The Cornish Midwife

Jo Bartlett

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Christmas Surprises at Mermaids Point

Sarah Bennett

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Fool’s Gold

Gillian Godden

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Starting Over At Sunset Cottage

Lisa Hobman

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Sunrise Over Pebble Bay

Della Galton

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The Perfect Daughter

Alex Stone

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The Room in the Attic

Louise Douglas

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The Village Inn of Secret Dreams

Alison Sherlock

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From the Boldwood Blog

The Cornish Midwife’s Christmas Present by Jo Bartlett

The Cornish Midwife’s Christmas Present by Jo Bartlett Izzy dropped the copy of the Three Ports News on the table, as she hurried into the kitchen at her grandparents’ house. She hadn’t even realised she’d scooped it up with the rest of the shopping, when she’d taken...

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Case Studies: Rosina Bulwer Lytton

Case Studies: Rosina Bulwer Lytton

Rosina Bulwer Lytton Rosina was born in 1802, the daughter of a women’s rights advocate and an Anglo-Irish landowner. In 1827 she married Edward Bulwer-Lytton, a novelist and politician. His mother did not approve of the marriage and withdrew his allowance which meant...

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Case Studies: Nellie Bly

Case Studies: Nellie Bly

Nellie Bly (1864 - 1922)    Nellie Bly (1864 – 1922) was one of the world’s first undercover journalists and she opened the door for women writers to publish more than recipes and household tips. The American writer is best remembered for the 10-days she spent inside...

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Case Studies: Harriet Mordaunt

Case Studies: Harriet Mordaunt

Harriet Mordaunt (1848 – 1906) I discovered the story of Harriet Mordaunt by accident, following a link on Twitter about King Edward VII’s sex chair – more of that later. Because of the actions of her husband, father and lovers, Harriet spent the greater part of her...

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Women in Asylums

One of the characters in The Room in the Attic is a young woman called Thalia Nunes, who is committed to All Hallows private mental asylum in 1903 by her wealthy father because he does not approve of her behaviour.  He asks that she be made to suffer whilst in the...

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News from Boldwood Books

For Boldwood’s second publishing birthday the company welcomes new team member and announces further author acquisitions 

Posted on: July 6, 2021

Boldwood is marking two years of publishing on August 1st and ahead of that milestone it is delighted to announce further team expansion and the acquisition of seven more authors – bringing the total number of writers on the list to 60. Tara Loder has …

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Boldwood welcomes new team member and announces further author acquisitions

Posted on: May 6, 2021

Boldwood is delighted to announce the arrival of Claire Fenby as its Digital Marketing Manager, and its most recent author acquisitions, as it reaches the milestone of three million books sold. Claire joins from One More Chapter and will be managing al …

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Boldwood announces further author acquisitions after successful first year of trading

Posted on: March 5, 2021

Boldwood announces further author acquisitions after successful first year of trading   Boldwood is delighted to announce its most recent author acquisitions – bringing the total number of writers on its list to 50. This comes after its first full …

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​Boldwood announces further author acquisitions as sales exceed 2 million

Posted on: December 9, 2020

​Boldwood announces further author acquisitions as sales exceed 2 million Boldwood is delighted to announce its most recent author acquisitions – bringing the total number of writers on the list to 44. This comes at a time when the company, which has b …

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