We’re so thrilled to share the news that  Publishing Director Christina Demosthenous and Commissioning Editor Lucy Frederick have secured World English Language rights for two high-concept psychological thrillers from author Lauren North via Tanera Simons at The Darley Anderson Literary, TV and Film Agency.

The first, My Word Against His, will be out in May 2023.

Christina says,

We’re absolutely buzzing about welcoming the ridiculously talented Lauren to the list. I have been obsessed with Lauren’s writing for years so the fact that she’s becoming a Bookouture author is massively exciting. Lauren’s novels are a masterclass in suspense, and My Word Against His completely blew me away. It’s a razor-sharp, breathless and insanely clever psychological thriller, with more twists and turns than a rollercoaster. It’s perfection! I know that readers are going to love it just as much as we do.’

Lucy says,

I’ve long been a fan of Lauren and her fantastic, suspenseful writing and I am absolutely over the moon to welcome her to Bookouture with two new gripping, twist-packed, edge-of-your-seat psychological thrillers. Lauren is an incredibly exciting talent who knows just how to keep a reader turning the pages (even if they’re reading through their fingers!), and we can’t wait to introduce many more readers to Lauren’s unputdownable novels!’

Lauren says,

I’ve been a huge admirer of Bookouture for many years and I’m so excited to be joining the family. They are a dynamic and passionate team who I know will take my thrillers to a whole new level.’

Tanera says,

I am delighted that Bookouture will be publishing Lauren North’s next two novels. Lauren is an incredibly talented author and Bookouture is the perfect fit for her on-the-edge-of-your-seat writing.’

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