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The Devil You Know is out today!

April 2020

Emma Kavanagh is back to bring readers her latest page turning pyschological thriller The Devil You Know.

Up until yesterday I knew who I was.
Up until yesterday my life wasn't a lie.

Rosa Fisher is the smart girl, the good girl. At twenty-five and mid-way through a PhD in the psychology of fraud, she thinks she has herself all figured out. Until that night, when the house is dark and she is all alone, and she hears an intruder on the stairs.

But the intruder isn't looking for Rosa Fisher. He's after someone else. And everything Rosa has ever known about her world is about to be turned upside down.

Get your copy now! Congratulations Emma Kavanagh on another brilliant book!

The Killer on the Wall published today

April 2017

The compulsive new thriller from Emma Kavanagh is published today!

The Killer on the Wall is a ‘nerve-shredding new thriller’ (Good Housekeeping) that follows a small town once shaken by a string of gruesome murders, facing the nightmare all over again, twenty years on.

Emma Kavanagh is a former military and police psychologist specialising in human performance in extreme situations and has worked with military forces and NATO throughout the UK and Europe.

Hidden by Emma Kavanagh is out in paperback now!

January 2016

Emma Kavanagh's gripping Hidden is published in paperback today by Arrow!

Congratulations, Emma!

‘A clever, fast-paced whodunit that had me guessing right up to its thrilling climax’  Woman & Home

Fall for Falling this Fall

November 2014

Emma Kavanagh's debut novel Falling has already received rave reviews, and the hype and excitement surrounding the book contributed to Emma's fantastic No.35 chart position last week. Congratulations, Emma!

Emma Kavanagh signing copies of her debut book Falling

"Fathers and daughters emerge as a theme in this pared-back, swift-moving crime tale." The Independent

"Bristling with tension and cleverly plotted, Falling weaves between past and present, allowing a window onto the troubled lives of four complex and compelling characters as they negotiate a maze of secrets, lies and shocking revelations. A thrilling, thought-provoking story and an impressive debut." The Blackpool Gazette

"A thought provoking and emotive read that grips you from the first page to the last." Crimethrillergirl.com

Norway Falls for Celtic Noir

May 2014

The Rights team has had a very busy month since London Book Fair with many new and exciting deals to report.

We’re delighted to announce that the first translation deal has been done for Emma Kavanagh’s Falling with Cappelen Damm in Norway.

Deals for Broken Dolls by James Carol continue apace with two new languages. James will be published by AST in Russia and Esfera de los Libros in Spain. The Jefferson Winter series will now be published in 8 languages worldwide.

Cathy Cassidy continues to find new fans all over the globe and she is now published in 19 languages! Her newest publishers for her Chocolate Box Girls series are Kolibri in Hungary and Trei in Romania.



February 2013

We are delighted to welcome Emma Kavanagh to the Darley Anderson Agency and to announce the fantastic début deal closed with Random House.

Arrow publishing director Jenny Geras pre-empted UK and Commonwealth rights in two books from Camilla Wray.

Emma’s first title, Falling, is a provocative psychological thriller that follows four people whose lives are changed forever by one day and one tragic accident.

It will be published in Hardback in Spring 2014.


To Catch a Killer is out today!

January 2019

To Catch a Killer, the first book in Emma Kavanagh's Wolf Trilogy, is out today. 

DS Alice Parr finds a challenge in a murder case where she struggles to even identify the victim. The killer, meanwhile, knows a lot of about Parr, and always seems to be one step ahead.

Congratulations, Emma!


The Missing Hours out in paperback

November 2016

Emma Kavanagh's third gripping thriller The Missing Hours is released in paperback today. 

'A tense and dramatic thriller. Told from the viewpoints of several characters – all impressively well realised – and interspersed with case files from kidnappings in more exotic locales, this makes for an intriguing story, that wrongfoots at several turns.' Sunday Mirror

Congratulations, Emma!

Hidden by Emma Kavanagh is out now!

April 2015

Emma Kavanagh's hotly anticipated second psychological thriller, Hidden, is out to buy in paperback now!

I can smell the blood.

It is all that I can smell.

It coats my nostrils, my lungs, it stains the inside of my throat.

It is on me.

It covers my hands, has turned my white blouse crimson, and I do not know how much of it is mine, how much comes from the dead.

"A fast paced and gripping novel." Beauty Balm

"A distinctive, quirky writing style sets this author’s books apart from the crime fiction crowds… I recommend Hidden to fans of twisty plots and well developed characters."  Tracy Book Lover

"This is a gritty, tense, twisty page-turner of a book – and a must read for crime and thriller fans." Crime Thriller Girl

"A plethora of complex characters and a distinctive writing style really make this novel stand out. The author's extensive work experience is evident on every page, in the gritty detailing and the psychological insights… a real page turner" Claire Loves to Read

Falling by Emma Kavanagh is out in paperback NOW!

August 2014

"Dark, tense and convincing, this is a brilliantly executed and engrossing thriller. An extremely assured debut" The Daily Mail

A town in mourning. A murder in waiting.

Jim is a retired police officer and worried father. His beloved daughter has disappeared and he knows something is seriously wrong.

Tom has woken up to discover that his wife was on the plane and must break the news to their only son.

Cecilia has packed up and left her family. Now she has survived a tragedy but sees no way out.

Freya is struggling to cope with the loss of her father. But as she delves into his past, she may not like what she finds.

Before the plane crash, after the plane crash, such a short amount of time for the world to turn on its head.

Falling by Emma Kavanagh is out NOW!

March 2014

Falling, the debut thriller by Emma Kavanagh is out today (27th of March) in hardback. Rave reviews for Falling have already come pouring in: 


‘Dark, tense and convincing, this is a brilliantly executed and engrossing thriller,’ The Sunday Mirror

A thriller of promise – it reminds me of a young Dame Ngaio Marsh,’ Daily Mail

A thoughtful, often dark and devastatingly honest novel that uses the conventions of the crime genre to investigate those aspects of family life that are often kept hidden away. Falling marks the arrival on the crime scene of a major new talent, one with the potential to join the likes of PD James and Ruth Rendell as a writer who thrills her readers by making them think.’ Shots Magazine

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