Boldwood is a brand new, independent, global fiction publishing house launched in February 2019, with its first titles published in August 2019.

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! 

Our Latest Books

Growing Up for Beginners

Claire Calman

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Never Ever Tell

Kirsty Ferguson

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One Day In Summer

Shari Low

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Rainy Days for the Harpers Girls

Rosie Clarke

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The Old Girls’ Network

Judy Leigh

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Time Out

Emma Murray

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From the Boldwood Blog

The peculiar business of writing a book….. – Claire Calman

Writing is a funny business (when it isn’t a miserable one….). What sets me off on writing a book can be something apparently quite insignificant but that hooks into my skin in some way and I find I can’t quite shake it off. Sometimes, it’s a single image: with my...

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Finding Your Tribe – Emma Murray

Becoming a mother for the first time was the hardest thing I’ve ever done (writing Time Out was a close second!). I had all sorts of expectations about what kind mother I would be and fell short of all of them. Sleep-deprivation and breast-feeding difficulties just...

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Discovering Audio – Portia MacIntosh

Discovering Audio – Portia MacIntosh

I’ve always been one of those people who can read anywhere. Whether I’m reading on a tour bus during a sing-a-long, or on a packed-out train during rush hour, I’ve never had much trouble shutting the world out. I suppose it’s for that reason that I’d never really...

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Featured Authors

Claire Calman

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Rosie Clarke

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Kirsty Ferguson

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Judy Leigh

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Shari Low

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News from Boldwood Books

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 …

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Boldwood announces further author acquisitions and traditional print programme launch 

Posted on: February 14, 2020

Boldwood announces further author acquisitions and traditional print programme launch  Boldwood is delighted to announce their most recent author acquisitions – bringing the total number of authors on the list to 32. From bestselling women’s fiction wr …

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Boldwood announces further author acquisitions and new PR partnership

Posted on: October 8, 2019

Boldwood announces further author acquisitions and new PR partnership Boldwood is delighted to announce their next exciting author acquisitions – bringing the total number of authors on the list to 27. This new batch of Boldwood writers range from best …

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Ulverscroft Agree Library Distribution Deal With Boldwood Books

Posted on: June 28, 2019

Ulverscroft, the world’s leading publisher of alternative formats, is pleased to announce an exclusive library distribution deal with new London based publisher Boldwood Books, founded by the former CEO of Head of Zeus, Amanda Ridout. Starting from Aug …

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