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 400 titles, signed over 100 authors and sold 10 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 80 years success in fiction publishing, Boldwood is innovative but experienced, fearless but responsible, and lots of fun!

We were delighted to be named Independent Publisher of the Year at the Independent Publishing Awards in 2022. We were also named Publisher of the Year at the RNA Awards in 2021 and were also the recipient of the Nick Robinson Newcomer of the Year Award at the Independent Publishing Awards in 2020.

 

Our Latest Books

Celebrity Shopper

Carmen Reid

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Family Secrets at the Inglenook Inn

Helen Rolfe

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Finding Family at Seabreeze Farm

Jo Bartlett

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He Loves Me, He Loves Me Not

Aimee Brown

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Hunter

Ross Greenwood

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Local Girl Missing

J A Baker

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Murder at the Well

Debbie Young

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Murder in the Manger

Debbie Young

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Queen of Diamonds

Gillian Godden

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The Cop

John Nicholl

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The Golden Oldies’ Book Club

Judy Leigh

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The Student

John Nicholl

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Wicked Girls

Heather Atkinson

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From the Boldwood Blog

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COMPETITION TERMS & CONDITIONS CHRISTMAS ADVENT CALENDAR COMPETITIONS. All competitions closes midnight on 25th December. Christmas advent calendar challenge competition: If you take part  5 or more prompts from our advent calendar you will be entered into a...

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Writing Prequels by Heather Atkinson

Writing Prequels by Heather Atkinson

Prequels are fun. There's no denying it. Characterisation is undoubtedly my favourite thing about writing fiction and it's fascinating to delve into a character's past where you can really show what made them into the people they became in the original books. Perhaps...

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EXTRACT: The Catch by Shari Low and Ross King

Prologue The Lomax Oscar After-Party, Beverly Hills Heights Hotel, 2014 ‘Hollywood’ – Michael Bublé It wasn’t your typical Hollywood threesome. No one could take their eyes off them. All night the official photographers had been firing flashes like strobes in their...

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How to spend Christmas in Cornwall!

How to spend Christmas in Cornwall!

A guide from Jo Bartlett, author of The Cornish Midwife series! 20th December - Cornish Bush The Cornish bush is the county’s very own version of a Christmas wreath. It’s made from weaving together holly, ivy and mistletoe around a circle of withy, with a crown of red...

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Town vs Country – which is more fun? by Phoebe MacLeod

Town vs Country – which is more fun? by Phoebe MacLeod

Town vs Country – which is more fun? My latest book, Let’s not be Friends, begins with city girl Sophie ranting at her unreliable Aga. If there’s one symbol that most accurately symbolises country life, the Aga has to be it. When I was growing up, my best friend’s...

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Jo Bartlett

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Heather Atkinson

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Ross Greenwood

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As Boldwood passes 10 million copies sold milestone, the company welcomes new team member and announces further author acquisitions

Posted on: November 11, 2022

Boldwood is delighted to announce the recruitment of a new Publishing Director and the acquisition of ten more authors – bringing the total number of writers on the list to 101.  Isobel Akenhead will join the company from Bookouture in January 2023, wh …

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

Posted on: July 19, 2022

 Boldwood is marking three years of publishing on August 1st, by announcing a new Editorial Director and the acquisition of four more authors – bringing the total number of writers on the list to ninety-one.  Emily Yau has previously worked at both Que …

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Boldwood signs nine more authors

Posted on: June 14, 2022

Boldwood signs nine more authors Boldwood Books has signed nine more authors to its list, including romantic novelists, historians and crime writers, as it expands its talent pool to 86 authors. The press recently picked up the Independent Publisher of …

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Boldwood announces ten more author acquisitions after a successful second year of trading

Posted on: March 11, 2022

Boldwood announces ten more author acquisitions after a successful second year of trading Boldwood is delighted to announce the acquisition of ten more authors – bringing the total number of writers on its list to 77. This comes after a standout second …

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