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.

World Spanish rights to Susin Nielsen's OPTIMISTS DIE FIRST to Planeta Mexico by Ron Eckel at Cooke International, working in association with Clementine Gaisman of Intercontinental Literary Agency, on behalf of Tara Walker at Tundra Books.

World German rights to Susin Nielsen's OPTIMISTS DIE FIRST to Urachhaus by Ron Eckel at Cooke International, working in association with Clementine Gaisman of Intercontinental Literary Agency, on behalf of Tara Walker at Tundra Books.

Rights to David Chariandy's award-winning novel, BROTHER, sold in 10 territories, most recently: world German to Ullstein Verlag in a 5-figure deal, world Italian to Chiarelettere, and world Croatian to HENA, by Ron Eckel at Cooke International working in association with Hannah Fosh at Liepman Agency, Federica Graceffa at The Italian Literary Agency, and Vuk Perisic at PLIMA, respectively, on behalf of Jackie Kaiser at Westwood Creative Artists and Martha Kanya-Forstner at McClelland & Stewart.