Boldwood is an award-winning independent, global fiction publishing house launched in February 2019, with its first titles published in August 2019.
Over the past 12 months the company has published 59 titles, signed 42 authors and sold one 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 it promises to be innovative but experienced, fearless but responsible, and lots of fun!
We are delighted to be the recipient of the Nick Robinson Newcomer of the Year Award at the Independent Publishing Awards 2020.
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Lizzie Lane was born and bred in Bristol where many of her family worked in the cigarette and cigar factories. This has inspired her new saga series for Boldwood The Tobacco Girls.
A stark white living room, a perfectly made bed, a picture perfect family – these are some of the images you might find on the account of a Cleanstagrammer, Instagram’s latest trending influencers.
‘The Other Woman’ was one of those novels that “wrote itself”; which isn’t to say I could plonk my feet on my desk and swig a large G&T while typing with one finger. If only!
Perhaps every writer dreams of seeing her or his work produced on film. I love to imagine who’d play the major roles in my novels if they were made into films.
At Edinburgh Uni in their library, I haunted the mysteriously (to me) named ‘stacks’ and read twentieth century Eng Lit, although I was supposed to be studying Arabic.
Up there with the most memorable events is the day I got my very own library card. It was a little cardboard square, later to be laminated, and I treasured it like it was a ten pound note.
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News from Boldwood Books
Posted on: September 28, 2020
NICK ROBINSON NEWCOMER AWARD Boldwood Books has made an immediate impact in commercial fiction publishing since launching in early 2019. Judges admired its formula of releasing books in all formats simultaneously, its collaborative approach to authors …More
On Boldwood’s first publishing birthday the company announces further author acquisitions and team expansion.
Posted on: August 1, 2020
Boldwood is marking one year of publishing on August 1st and by way of celebrating is thrilled to announce the acquisition of three more authors – bringing the total number of writers on the list to 41. In addition they are delighted to welcome two mor …More
Posted on: July 6, 2020
Boldwood Books and Ad Lib (the non-fiction publisher launched in January 2020 by John Blake and Jon Rippon) are delighted to announce a new collaboration to bring commercial non‐fiction swiftly and nimbly to ebook readers. White Hart Books will publish …More
Boldwood announces further author acquisitions and social media initiatives for the stay-at-home economy
Posted on: April 21, 2020
Boldwood is delighted to announce their most recent author acquisitions – bringing the total number of writers on the list to 38. From bestselling British women’s fiction writers Jane Lovering and Giselle Green and Australian bestselling contem …More