Harvill Secker bags First World War thriller

Harvill Secker has snapped up First World War thriller Two Storm Wood by British writer Philip Gray.   Editorial director for crime and thrillers Jade Chandler acquired UK and Commonwealth rights from Nicola Barr at the Bent Agency. The title is set for publication in May 2021.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-24 21:42:00 UTC ]
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