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Redhammer provides dedicated personal management and representation to a small number of the world's most talented writers.

We look after some of the highest-earning authors in the English language.

Creating opportunities.

Breaking boundaries.

Delivering tangible results.

Headed by Peter Cox, Redhammer is way ahead of the publishing curve.

While others may only see storm clouds ahead, we see unlimited potential.

And we make it happen.

We're always happy to talk, in confidence.

Feel free to contact us now.

Mark Borkowski Legendary publicist to the stars and author/historian of the modern publicity industry mark_borkowski
Martin Bell One of the best-known and most highly regarded names in British television journalism bell_011
Mal Peet Multi-award winning, one of the most outstanding literary voices of our times Mal by Tim Cuff 007
Michelle Paver Acclaimed as one of the best writers of her generation, Michelle's books have sold many millions worldwide Michelle Paver

Latest News

Michelle Paver

Six-Film Deal For Michelle Paver

Redhammer today announces a major film deal for client Michelle Paver, whose bestselling Chronicles of Ancient Darkness series has been sold to producer Nick Hirschkorn of Feel Films.  All six books in the series will be filmed,…Read More

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Martin Bell’s Dodgy Verses

Redhammer’s illustrious client Martin Bell took to the stage over the weekend to reveal a previously hidden talent: he is a master of light verse.  Headlining at the 2013 Much Wenlock Poetry Festival, Martin read from  his new book, For…Read More

Mal Peet

Mal Peet Moves To Redhammer

The widely-acclaimed British author Mal Peet has moved to Redhammer Management for his literary representation and management.  His awards include the Branford Boase Award, the Nestle Children’s Book Award, The Carnegie Medal and The Guardian Children’s Book Prize as well…Read More

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Better Bookselling

Half the adults in the wasteland that used to be the great American city of Detroit now cannot read.  We’re not talking about their failure to perceive the finer nuances of Jonathan Franzen’s latest flight of fancy.  No.  They can’t…Read More

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Intelligence

Swatch It

May 4th, 2011

The year is 1983, and the once-proud Swiss watch industry lies broken beyond repair.  Formerly a bastion of traditional craftsmanship and old-fashioned working practices, the Swiss have been humbled by a ferocious price-war fought on the battlefield of new technology.

Sounds…Read More

Books Need Authors. But Do Publishers?

March 28th, 2011

Recently, Margaret Atwood cautioned the publishing business not to forget the central important of authors (read the interview in this piece from the Globe & Mail). How very timely.

At lunch last week I was discussing this issue with…Read More

Phase Change

March 22nd, 2011

When water becomes ice, it undergoes an astonishing transformation: something that physicists term a phase change.  Think about it: water, the very essence of fluidity, becomes hard, sharp and brittle.  Phase changes takes place when environmental conditions reach a critical…Read More

Shoot The Armadillos

January 27th, 2011

Our cherished publishing industry—which to outsiders can appear more like a part-time hobby than a serious business—is a veritable cornucopia of contradictions.

A case in point. We have a boundless appetite for new ideas which we commoditise, package and sell. Yet…Read More

Putting The Book In

November 5th, 2010

Being a publicist today is one of the toughest and least-appreciated positions in publishing.  I salute you, publicists – unsung heroes all.

However, it was not always thus.  “This is the easiest job in the world!” trilled my publicist when my…Read More

What We Must Do About Piracy

September 8th, 2010

Hello – my name is Peter, and I’m a book thief.

There, I’ve said it.  It’s a weight off my mind, I can tell you.  I’ll come quietly – you don’t need to use the cuffs.  Well… just this once, then. …Read More

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COVERLEO

The Truth About Leo by David Yelland

Written from the heart by the former SUN editor, "The Truth About Leo" is a deeply moving and inspiring story for adults and children - about fathers and sons, addiction and recovery, and the transforming power of love.
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Ghost Hunter: Chronicles of Ancient Darkness by Michelle Paver

The much-anticipated climax to the world bestselling series "Chronicles of Ancient Darkness"... As winter approaches and Souls’ Night draws near, the Eagle Owl Mage holds the clans in the grip of terror. To fulfill his destiny, Torak must seek his lair in the Mountain of Ghosts.
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The Joshua Files: Zero Moment

The third book in MG Harris's international hit THE JOSHUA FILES, featuring the legendary Ix Codex - a lost book of the ancient Maya containing a prophecy about the end of the world. Josh thinks he has discovered the key to time travel - should he use it to go back in time and save his father?
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The F2 Diet by Audrey Eyton

Audrey Eyton took the world by storm with her international superseller The F-Plan Diet. Now, harnessing unrivalled experience and twenty-first century cutting-edge science, she returns with an equally revolutionary new diet.
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Dark Matter by Michelle Paver

"A spellbinding read – the kind of subtly unsettling, understated ghost story MR James might have written had he visited the Arctic"
- Eric Brown, The Guardian

"Dark Matter is terrific. It is a ghost story, but it is also a metaphysical meditation on what lies beneath our little lives."
- Helen Rumbelow, The Times