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 Black Coffee has acquired World Italian rights to Claudia Dey’s wild, imaginative novel, Heartbreaker. The deal was arranged by Hana El Niwairi at Cooke International, working in association with Federica Graceffa at The Italian Literary Agency, on behalf of Martha Webb at CookeMcDermid. Rights previously sold to The Borough Press in the UK and Random House in the US.

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.

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.

World Swedish rights to David Chariandy's award-winning novel, BROTHER, to Albert Bonniers, in a pre-empt, by Ron Eckel at Cooke International, working in association with Gregory Messina at Linwood Messina Literary Agency, on behalf of Jackie Kaiser at Westwood Creative Artists and Martha Kanya-Forstner at McClelland & Stewart. Rights previously sold in: UK Comm. ex. Canada, the US, Catalan, China (Simplified), French, and Spanish.