Commissioning editor Leodora Darlington has acquired World English Language rights to new psychological thriller books by Kathryn Croft from Madeleine Milburn at Madeleine Milburn Literary, TV & Film agency in a two-book deal.
The first novel to publish is titled The Other Husband, in which schoolteacher Abby shares what is meant to be an innocent evening with her best friend’s husband, Greg. But what starts out as a little fun has devastating consequences not only for the two of them, but for the people they love most, too. Will this one night cost one of them their marriage, and will it cost the other their life?
Kathryn Croft’s thrillers have sold well over one million copies to date, with several of her titles hitting the number one spot, and The Girl With No Past spending four weeks in the number one position on Amazon. Kathryn is a Wall Street Journal and USA Today bestseller with a flair for writing truly compelling psychological fiction with complex characters at their heart. Kathryn now lives in Guildford, Surrey, with her husband, their two children and writes full time
Leodora Darlington says: ‘Kathryn is the queen of writing captivating psychological fiction and I’m absolutely thrilled to be working with her to publish more of her brilliant novels. Her ideas are fresh and exciting, and her writing never fails to have me reading way past my bedtime. I simply can’t wait for readers to discover her new work.’
Kathryn Croft says: ‘I’m so excited to begin a new journey in my writing career with Canelo and I can’t wait for my next two books to be published with them. Leodora is such a pleasure to work with and I’m hugely impressed with her editorial skills, insight and enthusiasm!’
Madeleine Milburn says: ‘I am so proud to have represented Kathryn over the years as she has grown to become a million copy bestselling author, and I’m over the moon that her latest thriller has found the perfect home with the incredible team at Canelo. The Other Husband is one of her most gripping, twisting, and brilliant novels yet!’
The Other Husband will be published in October 2021, in simultaneous print and ebook formats. For more information please contact firstname.lastname@example.org