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 Love to Last a Lifetime

Clare Swatman

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Anyone But The Billionaire

Sara L. Hudson

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Because You Loved Me

Beth Moran

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Death at Crookham Hall

Michelle Salter

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Heading Home to Lavender Cottage

Alison Sherlock

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Healing Hearts at Bumblebee Barn

Jessica Redland

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Murder at the Mill

Debbie Young

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Murder in Chianti

Simon Mattacks

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My Sister’s Secret

Diane Saxon

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New Neighbours for Coronation Close

Lizzie Lane

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New York Valentine

Carmen Reid

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One Day With You

Shari Low

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One Down

Diana Wilkinson

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Payback

Edie Baylis

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Springtime for Murder

Debbie Young

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Summer Sundaes on the Boardwalk

Sophie Dora Hall

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Sunrise With The Silver Surfers

Maddie Please

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The Ideal Man

T. J. Emerson

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The Marriage Season

Jane Dunn

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The Neighbour

Gemma Rogers

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The Trophy Wife

Valerie Keogh

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The Victim

John Nicholl

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There’s No Place Like Home

Jane Lovering

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Your Place or Mine?

Portia MacIntosh

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From the Boldwood Blog

The Inspiration behind Murder at the Mill by Debbie Young

The Inspiration behind Murder at the Mill by Debbie Young

At the start of this story, Sophie is feeling a little restless after spending nearly a year in her new village home, so winning a writing retreat couldn’t have come at a better time for her. She is also wondering about the future of her relationship with Hector, who...

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The Inspiration behind Springtime for Murder by Debbie Young

The Inspiration behind Springtime for Murder by Debbie Young

I love writing books with a strong sense of the season, and my favourite season is the spring, so I really enjoyed writing this one! The story takes place in the early part of the spring, when the Cotswold countryside is filled with a succession of cheery flowers,...

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My Moment of Television Fame by Jessica Redland

My Moment of Television Fame by Jessica Redland

My latest release, Healing Hearts at Bumblebee Barn, features farmer Barney Kinsella who’s struggling to find someone special with whom to share life on the farm. When his sister Fizz – fed up with him repeatedly choosing women completely unsuited to life on a farm –...

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The Dangers of Idealising Romantic Tropes by T. J. Emerson

The Dangers of Idealising Romantic Tropes by T. J. Emerson

In The Ideal Man, the lives of three women are changed forever when Sandy Gilligan, the man who connects them all is released from prison. The three women are Sandy’s daughter, Colette, his girlfriend, Lynne, and his former victim, Jane. When I first started writing...

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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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