Harvill Secker buys 'stunning' literary thriller debut

Harvill Secker's editorial director for crime and thrillers Jade Chandler has bought UK and Commonwealth rights to a "stunning" literary thriller from debut US author Tanen Jones. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-09-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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