Corvus signs thriller debut

Corvus has acquired UK and Commonwealth rights to Try Not to Breathe, a psychological thriller by debut novelist Holly Seddon. Corvus editorial director Maddie West cut the deal with Nicola Barr from Greene & Heaton. The debut involves journalist Alex, "whose career and personal life is on the skids and who is spiralling into alcoholism when she is offered a lifeline by investigating the case of Amy, who has been in a coma for fifteen years since she was attacked as a schoolgirl." Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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