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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 and speculative fiction, middle grade, narrative non-fiction, true crime, 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

Thanks to everyone who entered our competition yesterday! The answer to question 2 was: Loch Lomond, Loch Morar and Loch Ness (which contains more water than all of the English and Welsh lakes together!) Two pieces of the cover are now in place! 📕🗺️
#OSPuzzleTour @orionbooks

If you enjoyed the #OSPuzzleBook, get ready for the #OSPuzzleTour🗺️

.@TrapezeBooks has landed the follow-up to last year’s gift book hit The Ordnance Survey Puzzle Book:

On the vlog this week @Oh_My_Naomi looks at Stasi 77 by @djy_writer, the latest thriller in a series that she thinks deserves far more praise. Discover why:

Hurrah! The Day I Was Erased has been shortlisted for the #IBWBA2019 ! Thank you so much 😊#IndieBookshopWeek

I spied a good read at Waterstones Piccadilly: The powerful new novel "Stasi 77" by David Young @djy_writer @WaterstonesPicc

The 99p bargain that is #StasiChild on #kindledeals ahead of #Stasi77 publication next week.

.@ComeFromAwayUK, @CompanyWestEnd & @inheritanceplay lead the way at the Olivier Awards 2019! 🎉 Congratulations to all the winners and nominees!

Full list of winners ➡

The Olivier Award for Best Actor goes to… Kyle Soller for @inheritanceplay! #OlivierAwards

The @WhiteLightLtd Award for Best Lighting Design goes to… @jnclrk for @inheritanceplay! #OlivierAwards

The Sir Peter Hall Award for Best Director goes to… Stephen Daldry for @inheritanceplay! #OlivierAwards

The @AmericanAir Award for Best New Play goes to… @inheritanceplay! #OlivierAwards

A secret State. A dark conspiracy. A terrible crime . . . Stasi 77 from @djy_writer is a gripping and evocative crime thriller which you
can now request your copy of on @Netgalley!

Get this chilling crime drama for which you won’t be able to stop turning the pages – and it’s now only 99p! Stasi Child by the brilliant @djy_writer is a bestselling novel you need to read now.

Fantastic to see the #OSPuzzleBook shortlisted in the @BritBookAwards! @orionbooks @TrapezeBooks

And hue congratulations to the @OrdnanceSurvey for being nominated in the Lifestyle Book of the Year! As the bestselling gift book of 2018, it's incredibly well deserved! #Nibbies

Well, hello there #OwenandtheSoldier in @thebookseller Children's Previews for June 🥳 Thanks @fionanoblebooks!

Subtract 9 years from #Deutschland86 = #Stasi77 and my advance copy has just arrived from @BonnierZaffre. It's gorgeous! In UK shops 18.4.19

And here we have #OwenandtheSoldier ! Thank you @MrEPrimary for the wonderful cover reveal. I can't wait to share this novella in the summer (see the tweet below for a chance to win an early proof!) Published by the wonderful @BarringtonStoke
Cover illustrated by Mike Lowery.

Brilliant to see @lthompsonwrites The Day I Was Erased chosen as the @ST_Culture Children’s Book of the Week! Thank you @NicoletteJones