Prescott's debut nets 28 international deals, screen adaptation

Lara Prescott’s highly anticipated debut thriller, We Were Never Here, has now sold to 28 territories, with a screen adaptation in the works from the creators of "The Night Manager" and "La La Land". Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-10-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Go viral, score book deal. 'Cat Person' author sells her debut book in the U.K., with U.S. deal in the works

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