HarperCollins Children's Books has bought a "chilling" new paranormal thriller for young adults.
Publishing director Rachel Denwood bought UK and Commonwealth rights to The Missing by Lisa McMann from Stephanie Voros at Simon & Schuster US for an undisclosed sum.
The book, which will be published in June 2011 as a paperback original, is set in the isolated town of Cryer's Cross. The heroine Kendall's friend and boyfriend both vanish and Kendall then begins to receive creepy messages.
Tuesday, January 18, 2011
Publishing Deal - Lisa McMann
Looks like Cryer's Cross is coming to the UK but under a different name. In today's Bookseller: