Max Seeck is conquering the world at a fast pace! We are very excited to announce more sales for FAITHFUL READER: In two weeks the book has sold to 7 territories!
In Norway, Aschehoug – the original publisher of Jo Nesbø – acquired rights to FAITHFUL READER and its sequel, both standalone murder mysteries with detective Jessica Niemi as the main protagonist. This is the first two-book-deal for Max Seeck!
In Italy, the auction for the Italian rights of the thriller continues!
Praise from the Norwegian publisher:
”It’s time to look to Finland and Helsinki, and this brilliant first book in the series of Jessica Niemi – a character I am looking forward to follow. Seeck manages to make the well established Nordic Noir feel fresh, he knows what he’s doing, and he’s doing it very well.”
– Vidar Strøm Fallrø, Development Editor Fiction, Aschehoug, Norway
Aschehoug, the publisher of Jo Nesbø,has a strong list of translated crime with authors such as Jussi Adler-Olsen, Stefan Ahnhem, HjorthRosenfeldt, Anders de la Motte, Pierre Lemaitre, Bernard Minier, and Elisabeth Norebäck.
In Italy, auction continues for the Italian rights of FAITHFUL READER, and there is tons of new interest and pre-Frankfurt buzz around this next big Nordic Noir title!
A book-inspired serial killer is on the loose. Jessica Niemi – a detective with a mysterious past – steps up. A chase for the faithful reader has begun!
Max Seeck devotes his time to writing professionally. An avid reader of Nordic Noir for personal pleasure, he listens to film scores as he writes. His accolades include the Debut Thriller of the Year Award 2019 and Toisinkoinen Literature Prize Nominee. Max Seeck has a background in sales and marketing and loves to promote his works, being fluent in English and German.
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We look forward to hearing from you very soon! FAITHFUL READER is creating buzz also in Hollywood and becoming the big book of the season.
FINLAND: Tammi (orig)
CZECH REPUBLIC: Grada
ITALY: auction ongoing
FRANCE: Michel Lafon
GERMANY: Bastei Lübbe
LITHUANIA: Baltos lankos
NETHERLANDS: A.W. Bruna
NORWAY: Aschehoug (two-book-deal)
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