Evolution of a B.C. trilogy

“Brett Grubisic’s (left) River Bend Trilogy novels are set in a fictional town on the Fraser River, based on Mission, B.C. where he grew up. Here, we learn other ways the titles are linked.” FULL STORY

The twisty roads of Italy

March 30th, 2016

According to Publishers Weekly, agent Barbara Poelle of the Irene Goodman Agency negotiated a six-figure deal for the North American rights–bought by Sarah Landis of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt–for Eileen Cook’s twelfth book, With Malice (HMH $17.99 U.S.) a YA psychological suspense novel. Without Malice relives the misfortunes of 18-year-old Jill Charron who survives a terrible mishap while on vacation in idyllic Italy. She wakes in a North Amnerican hospital, evacuated from a tragedy by her wealthy father. She’s in a leg cast, with stitches, unable to remember the previous six weeks of her life, let alone the fatal car crash that results in an accusation of murder. After she needs a doctor, Jill will need a lawyer. Then a press agent. 9780544805095

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