Journalism

Douglas has been instrumental in bringing several top selling books to the attention of the public through serialisation deals and interviews with some of the biggest selling newspapers in the country. Among those titles to have benefitted from his involvement recently are:

Serialisations and Extracts:


Brand New Me
by Charlotte Crosby (Headline, June 2017)
(Serialised in the Sun on Sunday)

The Road to Passchendaele by Richard van Emden (Pen & Sword, June 2017)
(Serialised in the Mail on Sunday)

That’s The Way It Crumbles: The American Conquest Of The English Language by Matthew Engel (Profile, June 2017)
(Serialised in the Mail on Sunday)

Prince Harry: The Inside Story by Duncan Larcombe (HarperCollins, June 2017)
(Serialised in The Sun)

We Were Warriors by Johnny Mercer (Sidgwick & Jackson, May 2017)
(Serialised in the Mail on Sunday)

Letting Go by Andre Hanscombe (Harper Element, May 2017)
(Serialised in the Mail on Sunday)

Run For Your Life by Jenny Baker (Pitch, April 2017)
(Serialised in the Sun on Sunday)

Madeleine McCann: 10 Years On by Danny Collins (John Blake, April 2017)
(Serialised in the Sun on Sunday)

Fast Eddie by Eddie Maher (Blink, April 2017)
(Serialised in The Sun/Part Two)

The Boy in 7 Billion by Callie Blackwell (Mirror Books, March 2017)
(Serialised in the Mail on Sunday)

The Real Pet Detective by Tom Watkins (Penguin, March 2017)
(Serialised in The Sun)

Eat Yourself Thin by Charlotte Carroll (White Owl, March 2017)
(Serialised in The Sun)

Close But No Cigar by Stephen Purvis (Weidenfeld & Nicolson, March 2017)
(Serialised in the Mail on Sunday)

True Colours by Caroline Paige (Biteback, February 2017)
(Serialised in the Mail on Sunday)

The Joy of Big Knickers by Kate Garraway (Blink, February 2017)
(Serialised in the Mail on Sunday/Part Two)

Miracle On The Hudson by William Prochnau & Laura Parker (Ballantine, November 2016)
(Serialised in the Mail on Sunday)

The Inside Track by Laura Trott & Jason Kenny (Michael O’Mara, November 2016)
(Serialised in the Mail on Sunday/Part Two)

Unexpected by Greg Rutherford (Simon & Schuster, October 2016)
(Serialised in The Sun)

The King Who Had To Go: Edward VIII, Mrs Simpson and the Hidden Politics of the Abdication Crisis by Adrian Phillips (Biteback, October 2016)
(Serialised in the Mail on Sunday)

Alanatomy by Alan Carr (Penguin, September 2016)
(Serialised in The Sun)

No Cunning Plan by Tony Robinson (Sidgwick & Jackson, September 2016)
(Serialised in the Mail on Sunday)

Blitzed: Drugs in Nazi Germany by Norman Ohler (Allen Lane, September 2016)
(Serialised in the Mail on Sunday)

The Ingenious Victorians: Weird and Wonderful Ideas from the Age of Innovation by John Wade (Pen & Sword, September 2016)
(Serialised in the Daily Mirror)

Boris: The Adventures of Boris Johnson by Andrew Gimson (Simon & Schuster, August 2016)
(Serialised in The Sun)

Spymaster: The life of Britain’s most decorated Cold War spy and head of MI6, Sir Maurice Oldfield by Martin Pierce (Bantam, August 2016)
(Serialised in the Mail on Sunday)

My Lucky Life In and Out of Show Business by Dick Van Dyke (John Blake, August 2016)
(Serialised in the Mail on Sunday)

The Making of Donald Trump by David Cay Johnston (Melville House, July 2016)
(Serialised in the Mail on Sunday)

Shopped: A True Story of Secret Shopping by Emily Stott (September Publishing, July 2016)
(Serialised in The Sun)

Lethal Force: My Life as the Met’s Most Controversial Marksman by Tony Long (Ebury, July 2016)
(Serialised in The Sun)

Becoming by Laura Jane Williams (Hodder & Stoughton, June 2016)
(Serialised in The Sun)

Cross My Heart by Ferne McCann (Century, May 2016)
(Serialised in The Sun)

Victoria Wood: The Biography by Neil Brandwood (Virgin, April 2016)
(Serialised in The Sun – Day 1/Day 2)

Lee Rigby: A Mother’s Story by Lyn Rigby & Rosie Dunn (Simon & Schuster, April 2016)
(Serialised in the Sunday/Daily Mirror)

Shakespeare’s Dark Lady by John Hudson (Amberley, April 2016)
(Serialised in The Sun)

Hot Right Now: The Definitive Biography of Rita Ora by Douglas Wight & Jennifer Wiley (22five, October 2015)
(Serialised in The Sun)

Eye Marty by Marty Feldman (Coronet, October 2015)
(Serialised in the Mail on Sunday)

The World According to Danny Dyer by Danny Dyer (Quercus, October 2015)
(Serialised in The Sun)

Storm in a C Cup by Caroline Flack (Simon & Schuster, October 2015)
(Serialised in The Sun)

Dancing Out of Darkness by Kristina Rihanoff (John Blake, October 2015)
(Serialised in The Sun)

Unscripted: My Ten Years in Telly by Alan Sugar (Macmillan, September 2015)
(Serialised in the Daily/Sunday Mirror)

The Interceptor by Cameron Addicott (Penguin, June 2015)
(Serialised in the Sunday Mirror)

Come As You Are by Emily Nagoski (Scribe, June 2015)
(Serialised in the Sunday Mirror)

Get The Glow by Madeleine Shaw (Orion, May 2015)
(Serialised in The Sun)

The Longest Kill: The Story of Maverick 41, One of the World’s Greatest Snipers by Craig Harrison (Sidgwick & Jackson, May 2015)
(Serialised in The Sun)

Tom Jones: The Life by Sean Smith (HarperCollins, March 2015)
(Serialised in The Sun)

A Different Kind of Weather: A Memoir by William Waldegrave (Constable, March 2015)
(Serialised in the Mail on Sunday)

A Kim Jong-Il Production: The Incredible True Story of North Korea and the Most Audacious Kidnapping in History by Paul Fischer (Viking, February 2015)
(Serialised in the Mail on Sunday)

Fifty Shades of Jamie Dornan: The Biography by Louise Ford (John Blake, January 2015)
(Serialised in The Sun)

Tiger Woman by Betty May (Duckworth, July 2014)
(Serialised in the Sunday People)

The Devil’s Knot by Mara Leveritt (Simon & Schuster, June 2014)
(Serialised in the Sunday Mirror)

Being Reem by Joey Essex (Hodder, May 2014)
(Serialised in The Sun)

Cabin Fever by Mandy Smith and Nicola Stow (Thistle, May 2014)
(Serialised in The Sun)

This Is Me by Michelle Collins (Michael O’Mara, March 2014)
(Serialised in the Sunday/Daily Mirror)

True Lies by Ross Slater with Douglas Wight (John Blake, March 2014)
(Serialised in the Sunday People)

Prince Harry by Marcia Moody (Michael O’Mara, March 2014)
(Serialised in the
Sunday Mirror)

Kylie by Sean Smith (Simon & Schuster, March 2014)
(Serialised in The Sun)

Back in Control by Tina Malone (Sphere, February 2014)
(Serialised in the Sunday/Daily Mirror)

The Sure Thing: The Greatest Coup in Horse Racing History by Nick Townsend (Century, February 2014)
(Serialised in the Sunday People)

The Last Gangster by Charlie Richardson (Century, January 2014)
(Serialised in The Sun)

The Wolf of Wall Street by Jordan Belfort (Hodder, January 2014)
(Serialised in The Sun)

12 Years a Slave by Solomon Northup (Penguin, January 2014)
(Serialised in the Sunday Mirror)

Before the Year Dot by June Brown (Simon & Schuster, October 2013)
(Serialised in the Sunday/Daily Mirror)

Never Judge a Book By Its Cover by Lisa Riley (Orion, November 2013)
(Serialised in the Sunday/Daily Mirror)

Over the Wire: A POW’s Escape Story from the Second World War by Philip Newman (Pen & Sword Military, October 2013)
(Serialised in The Sun)

War and Peace: My Story by Ricky Hatton (Macmillan, October 2013)
(Serialised in The Sun)

Tales from the Dance Floor by Craig Revel Horwood (Michael O’Mara, September 2013)
(Serialised in the Sunday Mirror)

The Real Mrs Brown: The Authorised Biography of Brendan O’Carroll by Brian Beacom (Hodder & Stoughton, September 2013)
(Serialised in the Sunday Mirror)

Hunter Killers: The Dramatic Untold Story of the Royal Navy’s Most Secret Service by Iain Ballantyne (Orion, September 2013)
(Serialised in The Sun)

From the Imjin to the Hook: A National Service Gunner in the Korean War by James Jacobs (Pen & Sword Military, May 2013)
(Serialised in the Sunday Mirror)

The Iceman by Philip Carlo (Mainstream, June 2013)
(Serialised in The Sun)

Amy Winehouse: The Untold Story by Chloe Govan (Thistle Publishing, May 2013)
(Serialised in The Sun)

Essex Boy: My Story by Kirk Norcross (Sidgwick & Jackson, April 2013)
(Serialised in The Sun)

Harry Styles: Every Piece of Me by Louisa Jepson (Simon & Schuster, February 2013)
(Serialised in the Sunday Mirror)

Secrets of an Essex Girl by Lauren Goodger (Hodder & Stoughton, February 2013)
(Serialised in the Sunday Mirror)

My James: The Heart-Rending Story of James Bulger by His Father by Ralph Bulger with Rosie Dunn (Sidgwick & Jackson, February 2013)
(Serialised in the Sunday Mirror, jointly with the Mail on Sunday)

The Great Train Robbery: Crime of the Century: The Definitive Account by Nick Russell-Pavier and Stewart Richards (Weidenfeld & Nicolson, January 2013)
(Serialised by the Sunday Mirror)

Double Agent Snow by James Hayward (Simon & Schuster, January 2013)
(Serialised in the Sunday Mirror)

 

Interviews:

Wish I Was There by Emily Lloyd (John Blake, May 2013)
(Interview with Emily appeared in the Sunday People)

Gone: The Disappearance of Claudia Lawrence and Her Father’s Desperate Search for the Truth by Neil Root (Mainstream, April 2013)
(Interview with Peter Lawrence appeared in The Sun)

Mum’s Way by Ian Millthorpe with Lynne Barrett-Lee (Simon & Schuster, March 2013)
(Interview with Ian Millthorpe appeared in the Sunday People)

Unthinkable: The Shocking Scandal of Britain’s Trafficked Children by Kris Hollington (Simon & Schuster, March 2013)
(Ghosted adaptation with Kris Hollington appeared in the Sunday Mirror)