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

A Springtime To Remember

Lucy Coleman

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Five French Hens

Judy Leigh

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The Shop Girls of Harpers

Rosie Clarke

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The Weekender

Fay Keenan

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From the Boldwood Blog

Influences – Ross Greenwood

Influences – Ross Greenwood

Two books that influenced me. Ender’s Game by Orson Scott Card. It contains the ultimate twist. I felt diddled in such an amazing way that I’ll never forget the smile on my face as I put the book down. Trainspotting by Irvine Welsh. It felt like reading a book that...

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#No Filter Inspiration – Maxine Morrey

#No Filter Inspiration – Maxine Morrey

I wasn’t an early embracer of the whole social media scene. I joined Twitter to see what it was about but didn’t really use it, barely going on it. Facebook had never had any appeal for me, but writing full time meant having a ‘business’ presence on there was kind of...

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The Ingredients for Inspiration  – Simone Goodman

The Ingredients for Inspiration – Simone Goodman

Food. Glorious food. Since the 1950s, a multitude of cooking shows have fed our appetites. Today, shows offer more than chefs going through the motions of measuring out ingredients and instead present a hotpot of entertainment, where recipes often come second to...

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Featured Authors

Jina Bacarr

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Amanda Brookfield

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Claire Calman

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Rosie Clarke

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Lucy Coleman

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Simone Goodman

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Ross Greenwood

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A.L. Howard

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Fay Keenan

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Freya Kennedy

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Judy Leigh

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Maxine Morrey

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Emma Murray

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Eleanor Porter

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Caro Savage

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News from Boldwood Books

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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Boldwood announces launch list and audio partnership

Posted on: June 18, 2019

Boldwood is delighted to announce their first season’s publishing programme with an impressive and wide-ranging line-up of authors. From already established bestselling writers in ebook – Rosie Clarke; Lucy Coleman; Lindsey Hutchinson; Shari Low and Ma …

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Boldwood Books announces partnership for selling translation and film and TV rights

Posted on: March 12, 2019

Amanda Ridout, Founder and CEO of Boldwood Books, is pleased to announce a partnership with Vicki Satlow and Marianne Gunn O’Connor to sell translation and film and TV rights for the new publishing company. ‘Although we are only six weeks in – we have …

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