Thursday, February 04, 2010

Publishing Deal - Doug Johnstone

The Bookseller brings news of a publishing deal for Doug Johnstone:
Faber has signed Scottish author Doug Johnstone’s Smokeheads as part of a two-book deal that sees him leave former publisher Penguin. Smokeheads will be published in late spring 2011, with a second book to publish the following year.

Faber described Smokeheads as “’Sideways’ meets ‘Shallow Grave’ with a hint of ‘The Wicker Man’... a classic ‘what if?’ thriller”, in which four old Edinburgh friends go on a distillery tour trip that goes “seriously awry”.
Read the article in full, here.

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