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Take That Ltd Independent publisher of computing, finance and gambling titles (books and magazines). TITLES Understand Financial Risk in a Day; Complete Beginner's Guide to the Internet; Successful Spread Betting. Unsolicited synopses for books welcome; 'no s.a.e., no reply'. C. Brown, PO Box 200, Harrogate, North Yorkshire HG1 2YR. Tel:01423 507545. Fax: 01423 526035

Trident Press Ltd Publishes TV tie-ins, natural history, travel, geography, underwater/marine life, history, archaeology, culture and fiction. DIVISIONS: Fiction/General Publishing Paula Vine; Natural History Peter Vine. No unsolicited mss; synopses and ideas welcome, particularly TV tie-ins. Approach in writing or brief communications by email, fax or telephone. Peter Vine, 2-5 Old Bond Street, Mayfair, London W1X 3TB. Tel: 020 7491 8770. Fax: 020 7491 8664 Email: Website:

Verso Publishes politics, history, philosophy, economics, cultural studies, sociology, feminism. No unsolicited mss; synopses and ideas for books welcome. Colin Robinson, 6 Meard Street, London W1V 3HR. Tel: 020 7437 3546. Fax: 020 7734 0059. Website:

Virago Press Publishing approximately 50 new books a year in the areas of autobiography, biography, fiction, history, politics, psychology and women's issues. Send synopsis and sample chapter and return postage with all unsolicited material. Sally Abbey, Little, Brown & Co. (UK), Brettenham House, Lancaster Place, London WC2E 7EN. Tel: 020 7911 8000. Fax: 020 7911 8100

Virgin Publishing Ltd Virgin Publishing Ltd The Virgin Group's book publishing company. Publishes non-fiction, reference and large-format illustrated books on entertainment and popular culture, particularly music, TV tie-ins and books about film, showbiz, sport, biography, autobiography and humour. Launched a series of travel guides in 1999. No poetry, short stories, individual novels, children's books.

Imprints Fiction: Black Lace Senior Editor Kerri Sharp; Nexus Editor Paul Copperwaite. Thames Wharf Studios, Rainville Road, London W6 9HT. Tel: 020 7386 3300. Fax: 020 7386 3364 Website:

The Watts Publishing Group Ltd Publishes children's non-fiction, reference, information, gift, fiction, picture and novelty. About 300 titles a year. IMPRINTS: Franklin Watts Editor - Philippa Stewart (Non-fiction and information); Orchard Books Editor - Francesca Dow (Fiction, picture and novelty books). Unsolicited mss, synopses and ideas for books welcome. 96 Leonard Street, London EC2A 4XD. Tel: 020 7739 2929. Fax: 020 7739 2318 Email: <name>

Wharncliffe Publishing The book and magazine publishing arm of an old-established, independently owned newspaper publishing and printing house. Publishes local history throughout the UK, focusing on nostalgia and old photographs. Unsolicited mss, synopses and ideas welcome but return postage must be included with all submissions. Mike Parsons, 47 Church Street, Barnsley, South Yorkshire S70 2AS. Tel: 01226 734222. Fax: 01226 734438

White Ladder Press Publish practical and quirky books for people who like a fresh take on life. Always pleased to receive promising submissions from authors, but study previously published books and read guidelines on website at

Whittet Books Ltd Publishes natural history, pets, poultry, horses, rural interest. Unsolicited mss, synopses and ideas for books welcome. Shirley Greenall, 1, St John's Lane, Stansted, Essex CM24 8JU, email:

Neil Wilson Publishing Ltd Publishes Scottish interest and history, biography, humour and hillwalking, whisky and beer; also cookery and Irish interest. Unsolicited mss, synopses and ideas welcome. No fiction, politics, academic or technical. Neil Wilson, Suite 303a, The Pentagon Centre, 36 Washington Street, Glasgow G3 8AZ. Tel: 0141 221 1117. Fax: 0141 221 5363 Email: Websites:

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