Jonathan Cape has paid a six-figure sum for the rights of two books in a trilogy by debut author, Claire Letemendia. Dan Franklin at Jonathan Cape purchased UK and Commonwealth rights excluding Canada from McClelland & Stewart, in a six-figure, pre-emptive offer.The US publication date is 12 May 2009.
The first book is titled Best of Men and Jonathan Cape is planning to publish it in July 2009. The trilogy is set during the British Civil War in Europe and England, where a nobly born mercenary, spy and cardsharp uncovers a plot to kill Charles I.
Wednesday, December 03, 2008
Publishing Deal - Claire Letemendia
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