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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.

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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...

Tuesday 20th December

2016 has been another exceptional year for Martina Cole. Her most recent release, Betrayal, went straight to No.1 in hardback. With this she notched up her 15th original fiction No.1 in 16 years. Martina has had more No.1...