Avon signs cozy crime from Bennet

Avon has signed up the first in a series of cozy crime mysteries featuring Monty, a crime solving dog and his adopted owner Asha Sidebottom. Katy Loftus signed UK and Commonwealth rights in Monty and Me by Louisa Bennet from Philip Patterson at Marjacq Scripts. Bennet is a pseudonym for thriller writer, L A Larkin. In the first book, Monty helps inexperienced police officer Asha to track down his master's killer. When her investigation starts heading in the wrong direction, Monty is forced to intervene, Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2014-10-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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