Starting a new publishing company is a definitely a bi-polar experience. Highs of optimism and elation, followed by lows of doubt and apprehension.
Laura Palmer, Fiction Editorial Director at Head of Zeus, has just acquired World Rights in THE CARNIVIA TRILOGY by Jonathan Holt in a substantial six-figure pre-empt with Caradoc King from AP Watt.
The trilogy is comprised of THE ABOMINATION, THE ABDUCTION, and THE ATROCITY, three dazzling, multi-layered thrillers set in modern-day Venice.
For the month of October, Mark Oldfield's THE SENTINEL will be Book of the Month at Goldsboro Books -- the UK's leading specialist in signed first editions. The Comandante will be disppointed if you don't visit. And you wouldn't want to disappoint the Comandante...
- THUNDERHEAD by Mary O’Hara. The second in her brilliant trilogy written ostensibly for children, which begins with MY FRIEND FLICKA and ends with THE GREEN GRASS OF WYOMING. Thunderhead is the extremely ugly white foal born to boy hero Ken’s mare, Flicka.
Laura Palmer, Fiction Editorial Director at Head of Zeus has acquired UK & Commonwealth rights to eight novels in the hit US series DONOVAN CREED by John Locke, from Caspian Dennis at Abner Stein on behalf of Lauren Abramo at Dystel & Goderich Literary Management.
John Locke is one of a very select group of authors (and the first self-published author) to sell more than a million ebooks, a group that includes Stieg Larsson, James Patterson, E. L. James, Lee Child and Charlaine Harris.