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The Darley Anderson Children’s Book Agency Ltd. is home to bestselling authors including Cathy Cassidy, Helen Grant and John Connolly.

The Agency is famous for encouraging new writers and has an international reputation for talent spotting and doing great deals.

We welcome new submissions...

Please send a query letter, including a brief biography, a synopsis and the first three chapters with a SAE.

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Our Journal...

Wednesday 1st February

‘Martina Cole’s success must be a source of envy for many’   Independent, 2016 Not many people would argue with that. This year marks 25 years since Martina’s debut novel Dangerous Lady was...

Friday 23rd December

Lee Child s Night School is the No.1 Bestselling Hardback Fiction title of 2016. And Martina Cole s Betrayal is the No.2 Bestselling Hardback Fiction title of 2016. Nicknamed Darley the Deal by Martina many years ago, Darley...