Some cracking Seven Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle news this week. It was revealed that the debut novel by Stuart Turton was the No.5 bestselling eBook in December 2018; it was also announced that it has sold over 100,000 copies through TCM (both hardback and paperback) AND Taiwanese rights were sold this week to Spring International Publishers. All in all, not a bad week for Stuart…
Last week, Bob of R.C. Bridgestock appeared on BBC Radio Leeds on ‘Up Close With Liz Green’ programme to talk about their upcoming book, Poetic Justice, the prequel to the DI Jack Dylan series. Missed it? Catch up here.
Also announced this week was the acquisition of Eva Björg Ægisdóttir’s debut novel The Creak on the Stairs, by Orenda Books, along with one untitled novel. Eva won Iceland’s inaugural Blackbird Award, sponsored and judged by stalwart Icelandic authors Ragnar Jonasson and Yrsa Sigurðardóttir. The award encourages Icelandic authors to try their hand at crime, writing in their own language. The book will be published in spring 2020.
The Little Brooklyn Bakery, the second in Julie Caplin’s Romantic Escapes series reached No.8 in the Heatseekers chart last week. Congratulations, Julie!