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

A Secret Escape to Sunshine Island

Georgina Troy

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A Sister’s Promise

Caroline Finnerty

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Best Murder in Show

Debbie Young

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Chaos at Carnegie Hall

Kelly Oliver

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Finding Friends on Beamer Street

Sheila Riley

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How Not To Shop

Carmen Reid

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Just Say Yes

Maxine Morrey

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Let’s Not Be Friends

Phoebe MacLeod

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Murder at the Vicarage

Debbie Young

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The Cellar

John Nicholl

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The Family at No. 12

Anita Waller

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The Land Girls of Goodwill House

Fenella J Miller

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The Orphans of Berlin

Jina Bacarr

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The Scam

Evie Hunter

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The Viaduct Killings

Wes Markin

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The Widow

Valerie Keogh

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Warrior of Mercia

MJ Porter

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Wicked Whispers at St Bride’s

Debbie Young

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From the Boldwood Blog

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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Peterborough Monastery ✨

The research behind Warrior of Mercia by MJ Porter! During the Saxon period, Peterborough was known as Medeshamstede – a bit of a mouthful, and even for those who study the period a lot, a bit confusing, as it has so little resemblance to Peterborough. For that...

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Inspiration for The Cellar by John Nicholl

Inspiration for The Cellar by John Nicholl

The Cellar is a standalone, dark psychological suspense thriller, which like all my other books, draws on my experiences as a police officer and child protection social worker. I started writing after leaving my job heading up child protection services for...

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Social media and Mermaids Point!

Social media and Mermaids Point!

Writing about the impact of social media 📱🖊 A blog post by Sarah Bennett!   Social media is everywhere and it’s impossible to write a story set in current times without reflecting that aspect of life. I’m sure we’d all like to escape it sometimes, but it’s also made...

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The Inspiration for The Scam by Evie Hunter

The Inspiration for The Scam by Evie Hunter

The Inspiration for The Scam by Evie Hunter As a writer, I am frequently asked where I get asked my inspiration from. I explain that I never waste an experience. Apart from anything else, it saves on research. And that is how my latest Evie Hunter novel, The Scam,...

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Featured Authors

Diana Wilkinson

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Ruby Speechley

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Michelle Salter

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Amanda Reynolds

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Danielle Ramsay

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Helen Parusel

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Kate Lovell

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Catherine Law

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Sara L. Hudson

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Siobhan Daiko

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News from Boldwood Books

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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