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 12 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
A New Year for The Seaside Girls
Better Off Wed
Chasing Dreams on Sunshine Island
Coming Home to the Highlands
Covert in Cairo
Death on Cromer Beach
Love Blooms at the Second Chances Sweet Shop
Murder in Florence
T A WilliamsMore
One Last Summer at Seabreeze Farm
Shameful Secrets on Coronation Close
Summer Nights at The Starfish Café
The Forgotten Palace
The Lost Daughters of Ukraine
The Officer’s Wife
The Sweet Shop of Second Chances
Under a Greek Sun
From the Boldwood Blog
Memories of a Football Mum by Beth Moran
Memories of a football mum One of the most challenging roles in life just might be the manager of a kid’s sports team. In the earlier years of my marriage, I spent many a Saturday standing on the touchline cheering on my husband’s football team. So, I thought I knew...
How a Christmas Card Inspired a Whole Series by Kim Nash
In Christmas 2021, I received a Christmas card from one of my lovely neighbours. Here’s a picture of the card. This was the first card that I received that year, and I placed it upon my writing bureau where every day it caught my eye. As I pondered who lived in the...
The Inspiration behind The Good Patient by Alex Stone
It’s publication day for my third psychological thriller, The Good Patient. This is a book that is very close to my heart as one of the characters, and indeed one of the storylines was inspired by a real person and real events from my own life. Fortunately, the...
My Inspiration for Murder at Waldenmere Lake by Michelle Salter
Fleet Pond is the inspiration for Murder at Waldenmere Lake. It’s Hampshire’s largest freshwater lake and a Site of Special Scientific Interest that encompasses reedbeds, marshes, heathland and woodland. Thanks to these varied habitats, the pond is home to a diverse...
Why My Heart is in the Highlands by Debbie Young
Why My Heart is in the Highlands — Debbie Young When I first visited the Highlands in 2000, with my new Scottish boyfriend, I couldn’t understand how at the age of 19 he had torn himself away from such a beautiful country to live in England. Although he came from...
Flowers, Friendships and Finding your Way: Welcome to Finding Love at Roseford Blooms
When I embarked on writing Finding Love at Roseford Blooms, I knew I wanted to focus on a character who’d played a supporting role for the first two Roseford novels. It was time for Simon Treloar to shine! As he is a firm fan favourite, I was looking forward to...
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News from Boldwood Books
Boldwood announces more author acquisitions and welcomes a new team member after a standout third year of trading.
Posted on: March 14, 2023
Boldwood is delighted to announce the acquisition of fourteen more authors – bringing the total numbers of writers on its list to 115. This comes after an exceptional third year of trading when the company grew its revenue by 70% to £4.6m and achieved …More
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 …More
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 …More
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 …More