Adam Gauntlett Taking Submissions

Adam Gauntlett

Literary Agent

Adam Gauntlett is an Agent in the Books Division. He joined the company in 2010, after completing his Masters in English Literature at King’s College, London.

The Bookseller named Adam 2017’s Shooting Star.

What I'm looking for...

Upmarket-commercial fiction, series crime and thrillers, historical fiction, high-concept fiction, middle grade, narrative non-fiction, true crime, memoir, popular science/psychology and serious history.

Genres aside, Adam is drawn to strong female leads, original voices, quirky and endearing narrators, and well-executed plot twists.

Adam also handles all stage rights for the agency, for and on behalf of such authors as: E. M. Forster, Jeanette Winterson, Georges Simenon, David Sedaris, Robert Bolt and C. S. Forester, among others.

Adam Gauntlett @albioneye

Calling all book enthusiasts! We are delighted to be working with @_CreativeAccess to advertise our latest opportunity for a Books Department Intern! If you want to join our team, we’d love to hear from you

To get us over the Wednesday hump, we have the incredible @millzymai reading from her book 'Explaining Humans'! You can find out more on our website:

#CoverReveal Really excited to reveal the cover for my upcoming Thomas Bexley Sequel LETTERS FROM THE DEAD! Out Nov 26th and available to preorder now - @orionbooks @orion_crime @lucefrederick @alexxlayt #writerslife #newbook #ComingSoon

Cant wait to get stuck in - working the nuts off this one ! Looking forward to coming to @Waterstones in the autumn to confirm the rumour - see what you did there!

My ⁦@thetimes⁩ review of Martin Rady’s excellent new history of the Habsburgs.

Social norms and how strange they are, described by a woman with autism. How @millzymai uses her knowledge of machine learning and molecular chemistry to make sense of human beings. 📷 © Greg Barker

The scientist Dr Camilla Pang @millzymai considers autism to be her superpower. It's what sets her apart from ‘neuro-typical’ people, she tells Hilary Rose


I am so excited to share the beautiful cover for my next book with @BarringtonStoke - THE HOUSE OF CLOUDS. Isn't it incredible?! It has been created by the brilliant illustrator Alice McKinley @Armckinley1 . Out on 15th June 2020 and available to pre-order NOW!

Cole is the boy who fooled the world. Now he’s trapped in a web of lies. Get ready for @lthompsonwrites' brand new novel #TheBoyWhoFooledTheWorld. Coming soon!

The brilliant @djy_writer is one of the best historical crime authors writing today, and #StasiWinter is up there with his very finest. Finished copies now fresh in from the printer and looking very nice/cold indeed - out Jan 2020!

So great to have brilliant @lthompsonwrites in the office to meet her brand new book The Boy Who Fooled the World. Out 2nd January!

These promo tours are arduous and relentless and often thankless @ajridgeley @PFDAgents

So excited for The Boy Who Fooled the World by ace @lthompsonwrites this January - a story of fame and fortune and being true to yourself.

Wrap up well ... winter's coming. Not just any winter, this is #StasiWinter from @ZaffreBooks due 9.1.20. Here's the cover. Pre-order now!

Can I just say a HIGE congratulations to brilliant author and brilliant friend @lthompsonwrites who is SHORTLISTED for the #BluePeterBookAwards 2020! Lisa, you’re a star, and I’m so proud to be on your team ❤️


#BPBA #BluePeterBookAwards

The third Karin Müller novel has had an e-book rebrand by @ZaffreBooks - #ADarkerState now becomes #StasiState and it's looking lovely ...

This is so exciting! Owen and the Soldier has made the Blue Peter long list! Congratulations to all the other books and huge thanks to @BarringtonStoke and my editor @AilsaBathgate xxx

Look at this beauty - early copy of the stunning second novel from @VickyNewham 💪🏻🚀 😍#OutoftheAshes @HQstories @ClioCornish