Editorial Director Emily Gowers has acquired World All Language rights, including film and TV, for three more books in Irina Shapiro’s Tate and Bell historical mystery, as well as World rights excluding audio to the Hands of Time series.

The six-book Hands of Time series will be rebranded for release in June, and the third book in the Tate and Bell series will be released in October. The first book, The Highgate Cemetery Murder will be available from the 29th February.

Irina says:

“Working with Emily and the Storm Publishing team has been an absolute pleasure and I look forward to collaborating on many more projects in the future.”

Emily says:

“Working with Irina last year exceeded my expectations in every way. Partnering with authors of her talent and developing gripping stories and characters who feel so real to me is why I got into this job and it’s a real pinch-me moment to think that I get to be the first to read and work on her new novels. I’m beyond thrilled at this new deal!”


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Oliver Rhodes

Storm Managing Director

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