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.

World Spanish rights and world French rights to Linda Bailey and Júlia Sardà’s upcoming non-fiction picture book MARY WHO WROTE FRANKENSTEIN to La Pastèque and Editorial Impedimenta, respectively, by Carolyn Buszynski and 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 bestseller Jordan B. Peterson’s 12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaoshave been sold in 39 territories, including: Minerva in Albania; to GNEZDOTO in Bulgaria; to Argo in the Czech Republic; to Politikens in Denmark; to Aripaev in Estonia; WSOY in Finland; to Michel Lafon in France; to Key Books in Greece; to 21. Szazad Kiado in Hungary; to Gramedia in Indonesia; to Sella Meir in Israel; to Asahi in Japan; to TYTO Alba in Lithuania; to Monsudar in Mongolia; to Gyldendal Norsk in Norway; to Lua de Papel in Portugal; to Editura Trei in Romania; to Progress Kniga in Russia; to Publik Praktikum in Serbia; to Slovensky Tatran in the Slovak Republic; to Planeta in Spain (Spanish and Catalan rights); to Mondial in Sweden; to Common Master Press in Taiwan; to Amarin in Thailand; to Pegasus in Turkey; and to Nash Format in Ukraine. The deals were arranged by Suzanne Brandreth and Hana El Niwairi at Cooke International on behalf of Sally Harding at CookeMcDermid.