Cherise Lopes-Baker at Jacaranda Books has acquired the UK & Commonwealth English, excl. Canada, rights to Cherie Dimaline’s multi-award winning (including the 2017 Kirkus Prize and Governor General’s Literary Award for Young People’s Lit) and national bestselling The Marrow Thieves. The deal was arranged by Ron Eckel at Cooke International on behalf of Marc Côté at Dancing Cat Books.
No Exit Press has acquired U.K. and Commonwealth, excluding Canada, English rights to Laurie Petrou’s Sister of Mine and a second untitled novel in a two-book deal arranged by Carolyn Buszynski at Cooke International on behalf of Martha Webb at CookeMcDermid.
Elianos, 21. Szazad, Sonia Draga, Topseller, Vulkan, and Ikar have acquired, at auctions, Greek, Hungarian, Polish, Portuguese excl. Brazil, Serbian, and Slovak rights, respectively, to Anonymous’ The Kingfisher Secret, a political thriller inspired by whispers within the intelligence community and featuring a controversial and wealthy tycoon who is running for President of the United States. The deals were arranged by Ron Eckel at Cooke International, working in association with Nike Davarinou at Read n’ Right, Orsi Meszaros at Katai & Bolza, Agata Zabowska at Book/lab, Maru de Montserrat at International Editors’ Co., Vuk Perisic at PLIMA, and Kristin Olson at Kristin Olson Literary Agency, on behalf of Jared Bland at McClelland & Stewart. Rights previously sold in Germany to Heyne, in Italy to Longanesi, in Spain to Planeta, and in the UK to Century.
Italian publisher Longanesi and Spanish publisher Planeta have acquired, in pre-empts, Italian and Spanish rights to Anonymous’ The Kingfisher Secret, a political thriller inspired by whispers within the intelligence community and featuring a controversial and wealthy tycoon who is running for President of the United States. The deals were arranged by Ron Eckel at Cooke International, in association with The Italian Literary Agency and International Editors’ Co., on behalf of Jared Bland at McClelland & Stewart. Rights previously sold to Century in the UK and Heyne in Germany, for simultaneous publication with McClelland & Stewart in October 2018.
UK and Commonwealth English rights to Helen Marshall’s thrilling and atmospheric novel, THE MIGRATION, to Titan Books by Ron Eckel and Hana El Niwari at The Cooke Agency International.
Claudia Dey's HEARTBREAKER, to The Borough Press, by Suzanne Brandreth at Cooke Agency International, on behalf of Martha Webb at CookeMcDermid.
Clinical psychologist, university professor, and speaker Dr. Jordan Peterson's 12 RULES FOR LIFE: AN ANTIDOTE TO CHAOS, which answers the question "What does everyone need to know?" by combining the deep connections between neuroscience, psychology and humanity's oldest stories, foreword by Norman Doidge, to Laura Stickney of Penguin Press UK, in a good deal, at auction, by Suzanne Brandreth at Cooke Agency International, on behalf of Sally Harding at CookeMcDermid.