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 500 titles, signed over 100 authors and sold 14 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 awarded the Small Press of the Year at the British Book Awards in 2023. We were named Independent Publisher of the Year at the Independent Publishing Awards in 2022, and were also Publisher of the Year at the RNA Awards in 2021. We were the recipient of the Nick Robinson Newcomer of the Year Award at the Independent Publishing Awards in 2020.

 

Our Latest Books

A Sister’s Destiny

Rosie Clarke

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Evil at Alardyce House

Heather Atkinson

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Family Ties at the Second Chances Sweet Shop

Hannah Lynn

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High Hopes at the Second Chances Sweet Shop

Hannah Lynn

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It All Started With You

Debbie Howells

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New Beginnings on Railway Lane

Alison Sherlock

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Summer at Forget-Me-Not Cottage

Helen Rolfe

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The Bride

John Nicholl

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The Couple Across The Street

Anita Waller

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The Fall

Shari Low

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The Flatmate

Gemma Rogers

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The Girl from Venice

Siobhan Daiko

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The Love Theorem

Camilla Isley

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The Recipe for Happiness

Jane Lovering

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The Retreat

J A Baker

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The Silver Ladies Do Lunch

Judy Leigh

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The Stepson

Diane Saxon

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The Toxic Friend

J A Baker

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The Waterfront Lass

AnneMarie Brear

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The Woman In My Home

Diana Wilkinson

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The World Outside My Window

Clare Swatman

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Trouble for the Boat Girl

Lizzie Lane

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We Are Family

Beth Moran

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Wedding Bells at Goodwill House

Fenella J Miller

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From the Boldwood Blog

Meet the characters in Summer at Forget-Me-Not Cottage!

Nate Greene: Originally from Little Woodville but moved away to start a plumbing business. A skilled woodworker, he’s back in the village to be with his dad, Trevor and to sort through his workshop.  Morgan Rosewood: Morgan returned to the village to care for her...

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Old Age by Jane Lovering

Old Age by Jane Lovering

I’m getting old. I can tell because of the way I have to ask my kids to do things like get a new SIM card to install and work in my phone, or put a new app on the TV. And I can feel their impatience, although they dedicatedly try to explain how it works every time...

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Ballyholme: A Little Corner of Heaven by Diana Wilkinson

Ballyholme: A Little Corner of Heaven by Diana Wilkinson

Ballyholme: A Little Corner of Heaven You can take the girl out of Ireland, but you can’t take Ireland out of the girl.  After Daddy retired, my parents moved to Bangor, Northern Ireland. Their house was a five minute walk from Ballyholme Beach. I often wonder, of all...

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The Inspiration Behind The Girl From Venice by Siobhan Daiko

The Inspiration Behind The Girl From Venice by Siobhan Daiko

When I was in my teens, my parents renovated an old property in a small village below Monte Grappa in the Veneto region of northern Italy for holidays and their future retirement home. I used to love visiting the family of contadini farmers on the hill opposite, where...

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The Setting of The Waterfront Lass By AnneMarie Brear

The Setting of The Waterfront Lass By AnneMarie Brear

The history of Wakefield Waterfront can be traced back to the industrial revolution when the area was a hub of industry and commerce. The River Calder and the Calder and Hebble Navigation Canal was an important transport route for goods and materials, and Wakefield...

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Agoraphobia in The World Outside My Window by Clare Swatman

Agoraphobia in The World Outside My Window by Clare Swatman

Agoraphobia in The World Outside My Window by Clare Swatman When I decided that my main character Laura was going to be agoraphobic, I wanted to make sure I made it authentic. It’s such a complex condition that affects people in different ways – some people literally...

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Hannah Lynn

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Camilla Isley

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Diana Wilkinson

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Siobhan Daiko

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Shari Low & Ross King

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John Nicholl

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J. A. Baker

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Anita Waller

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Helen Rolfe

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Debbie Howells

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Clare Swatman

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Fenella J Miller

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AnneMarie Brear

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Lizzie Lane

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Jane Lovering

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Heather Atkinson

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Alison Sherlock

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Gemma Rogers

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Diane Saxon

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Beth Moran

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Judy Leigh

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Rosie Clarke

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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 …

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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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