Polish and Latvian sales for Max Seeck’s FAITHFUL READER

Max Seeck is conquering the world! During the hectic Frankfurt Book Fair more offers were received and deals closed for FAITHFUL READER and the standalone sequel.

This week, a four-way auction ended in Poland, and the happy publisher is Sonia Draga, who acquired FAITHFUL READER in a two-book-deal. In Latvia Latvijas Mediji bought the rights also in a two-book deal.

In Germany, Bastei Lübbe extended their pre-empt offer to a two-book-deal.

Congratulations, Max!

More offers are expected in several territories, and as of today, Max Seeck’s Faithful Reader will be published in 18 territories and counting! Max Seeck is excited and very happy and has started writing the standalone sequel, a murder mystery about Jessica Niemi, scheduled for publication in September 2020 in Finland. Faithful Reader has already reached a bestseller status in Finland since publication in August 2019.

Rights sold:
FINLAND: Tammi (orig.)
ESTONIA: Pegasus
ITALY: Piemme/Mondadori
FRANCE: Michel Lafon
GERMANY: Bastei Lübbe (2-book-deal)
GREECE: Livani
HUNGARY: Animus (2-book-deal)
LATVIA: Latvijas Mediji
LITHUANIA: Baltos lankos
MACEDONIA: offer on table
NORWAY: Aschehoug (2-book-deal)
POLAND: Sonia Draga (2-book-deal)
SERBIA: Vulkan (2-book-deal)
SPAIN: Editorial Maeva/Maeva Noir
TURKEY: Doğan Kitap

Max Seeck

Author photo Max Seeck b&w

“Another star has been added to the firmament of thriller writers,” stated Iltalehti newspaper, when Max’s debut novel was published in 2016. Four years and four books later Max Seeck’s novels have been sold to more than 40 countries, including US, UK, Germany, France, Spain, Italy, Nordic countries and as far as Korea!

His debut trilogy following protagonist Daniel Kuisma sold over 40,000 copies in Finland, and his new Jessica Niemi series is conquering the world! In Faithful Reader detective Jessica Niemi from Helsinki police forces finds herself hunting an occultist serial killer. In Evil’s Net (to be published in September 2020) Jessika and her team follow clues hidden on Instagram to solve a disappearance of a young influencer and a manga artist.

Max Seeck has a background in sales and marketing, and has lately been able to dedicate his time to his lifelong love of writing. His interests include well-conducted research, reading Nordic Noir and listening to movie soundtracks as he writes.


Max Seeck

The Angels of Hammurabi

2016, Crime & Thriller

Seeck Mephisto Touch FI cover

Max Seeck

The Mephisto Touch

2017, Crime & Thriller

Max Seeck

The Call of Hades

2018, Crime & Thriller

Max Seeck

Faithful Reader a.k.a. The Witch Hunter

2019 August, Crime & Thriller

Max Seeck

Evil’s Net

2020 Fall, Crime & Thriller

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