Harvill Secker acquires Soderberg crime trilogy

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Tue, 01/11/2011 - 09:30 Harvill Secker has acquired a Swedish crime trilogy by television scriptwriter Alexander Soderberg. Publishing director Liz Foley bought UK and Commonwealth rights, excluding Canada, in the series, The Andalucian Friend, from Leyla Belle Drake from the Sweden-based Salmonsson Agency. The deal is part of a group Random House world English-language deal, with Crown to publish in the US and Random House of Canada in Canada. read more Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-11-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Chowdhury scoops Harvill Secker BAME crime competition

Ajay Chowdhury has won Harvill Secker and Bloody Scotland's inaugural competition with Arvon to find a new crime writer from a BAME background for his detective-turned-waiter murder mystery. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Harvill Secker acquires political thriller Independence Square

Harvill Secker has acquired a new novel by A.D Miller, author of the Man Booker-shortlisted debut Snowdrops (Atlantic, 2011), called Independence Square. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Harvill Secker launches BAME crime writing competition

Harvill Secker is launching a competition in partnership with Bloody Scotland to find a debut crime writer from a BAME (black, Asian, minority ethnic) background. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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'Atmospheric' Inverness-set crime series to Harvill Secker after auction

Harvill Secker has snapped up rights to a new "page-turning and atmospheric" crime series set around Inverness by G R Halliday, following a "hotly-contested" auction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Chandler joins Harvill Secker as editorial director for crime

Jade Chandler is to leave Sphere and join Harvill Secker in the newly-created role of editorial director for crime fiction in October. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Harvill Secker acquires Rachel Kushner

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Harvill Secker acquires new Mankell

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Harvill Secker acquires The Mouse-Proof Kitchen

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Harvill Secker appoints dedicated crime editor

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Finnish dystopian crime for Harvill Secker

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Harvill Secker snaps up 'ingenious' cultural history of eyeliner by Hankir

Harvill Secker has snapped up an "ingenious" cultural history of eyeliner by Zahra Hankir. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Harvill Secker signs Yagi's 'hilarious and thought-provoking' debut

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Harvill Secker pre-empts Stokes-Chapman's 'gorgeously atmospheric' debut

Harvill Secker has pre-empted for six figures a “gorgeously atmospheric and deliciously page-turning” Georgian-set debut by Susan Stokes-Chapman. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Bookouture's Thread acquires memoirs and true crime

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Harvill Secker snaps up 'heartwarming' novel about three Catholic nuns

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Harvill Secker wins eight-publisher battle for Faloyin

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St Aubyn's 'thrilling' new novel to Harvill Secker

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Harvill Secker pre-empts Kurian debut

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