We are thrilled to announce that the French publisher Hachette Livre has acquired the French rights to Leena Lehtolainen’s The Bodyguard Trilogy. Furthermore, Azbooka-Atticus Group bought the Russian rights to The Bodyguard Trilogy. The French and Russian editions of The Bodyguard, the first book in the Trilogy, are both scheduled for publication in 2013. The Lion of Justice, the second installment, as well as The Devil’s Cubs, the third book in the Trilogy, will be published in 2013/2014.
Recently also the Dutch publisher Unieboek | Het Spectrum acquired the Dutch rights to The Bodyguard. The publication is planned for 2013.
Previously the World English rights to The Bodyguard Trilogy were sold to Amazon Publishing and the German rights to Rowohlt. Film rights are optioned by Solar Films Inc. In Finland, Tammi will publish The Devil’s Cubs on the 9th of August 2012.
The heroine of the Trilogy is a New York trained Finnish bodyguard Hilja Ilveskero, whose work takes her around the world. The Trilogy is a suspenseful international thriller, rich in irony and humour.
Leena Lehtolainen’s books have been translated into 25 languages so far and sold over 2 million copies worldwide.
Full English texts, sample translations and reading copies available, please contact the Agency!