‘Fiona Brownlee has raised the profile of Greystone Books in the UK media from a level close to non-existent to reaching The Sunday Times bestseller list.  We have gained coverage in the trade press, on national radio and TV, and also in specialist publications as a result of her efforts. She’s proven to be an invaluable asset for Greystone and we have no doubt Fiona has the ability to excel in any business and professional environment given the opportunity. Fiona’s a unique talent and her work has been essential to Greystone’s recent international successes.
Rob Sanders, Publisher, Greystone Books Ltd

We found Fiona’s approach to PR imaginative, and her network of contacts extremely impressive. Tim’s work was superb with close attention to details, again making new connections for the festival and allowing us to reach new markets. I have no hesitation in recommending Brownlee Donald Associates highly’
Jenny Brown, Chair, Bloody Scotland International Crime Writing Festival

‘you are amazing at what you do and have the highest reputation’
Angie Crawford, Area Manager, Waterstones, Scotland

‘you are a dynamo of brilliance’
Susie Dowdall, Daily Mail

‘you are fucking brilliant at your job, Fiona’
Denise Mina, Crime Writer, Bloody Scotland 2018

‘Thank you for always being alert and ready to respond..you must work 24/7! Respect woman!’
Lene Wold, Author of Inside An Honor Killing, Spring 2019


‘Tim Donald brings to his work a great combination of hard-nosed marketing nous and a deep emotional intelligence. People enjoy doing business with him, not just because he’s a lovely guy, but because they know they are working with a consummate professional at the top of his game.’
Kenny Farquharson, The Times (formerly Deputy Editor of The Scotsman)

‘I worked closely with Tim at Scotland on Sunday for ten years and during that time he was unfailing upbeat and positive, and always responded to challenges with a bulging contacts book and a can-do attitude. Tim has a very low-key, steady approach to problem solving and never makes a drama but gets things done. It was a pleasure working with him.’
Richard Bath, Editor, Scottish Field

Tim is a hard-working, talented marketing professional and a thoroughly nice guy. He takes time to really understand business needs and consistently delivers effective marketing solutions that provide tangible commercial results. I cannot recommend Tim highly enough.’
Andrew Vipond, Consultant, H&A


‘We would thoroughly recommend Fiona Brownlee as a consistently hard-working rights professional at bookfairs. Currently handling rights for smaller Scottish-based publishers, she is making a huge difference to the profile and visibility of those companies already.’
Marion Sinclair, CEO, Publishing Scotland

‘one of the smartest and nicest sub rights directors’
Charlie Spicer, Publisher, St Martins, US

‘Working with Fiona is a joy. From meeting with her at international book fairs to brainstorming the best possible way to promote the books over here.’
Erwin Konig, Publisher, A W Bruna, Netherlands

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