Transworld in six-figure deal for Wild

Transworld has bought five books by Meredith Wild, who was originally self-published, in a “significant six-figure deal”. Editorial director Harriet Bourton acquired British Commonwealth rights to all five books in the Hacker series from Grand Central Publishing in the US. The first four books in the series, which were originally self-published – Hardwired, Hardpressed, Hardline and Hard Limit – were released as Transworld ebook editions on 7th April. Mass-market paperback editions will follow in July and August.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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