SILK SISTERS historical romance series pre-empted in Denmark by Bridgerton publisher People’s Press!
We are absolutely thrilled to announce that the Danish rights for three first titles in Sara Medberg’s historical Romance series SILK SISTERS have now been pre-empted by People’s Press!
The deal was closed by Toomas Aasmäe at Elina Ahlback Literary Agency.People’s Press are the fourth biggest publishing house in Denmark, also the Danish publishers for Julia Quinn (Bridgerton series), and they are really excited about Sara Medberg and the SILK SISTERS series:
We are eager to share our enthusiasm for Sara Medberg’s outstanding series with the Danish readers! With complexly fascinating women, glamour, intrigues and historical accuracy, Sara Medberg has written a series that will enchant fans of Bridgerton and historical romance.
– Ariane Veiergang, Acquiring Editor, People’s Press, Denmark
People’s Press acquired three first titles in the series – #1 CHARLOTTA, #2 ARABELLA and #3 ARAMINTA. Swedish rights for the 2 first titles in the series have been acquired by Norstedts and Estonian rights to the first title have been sold to Varrak.
Sara Medberg’s series consists of six books, which are also standalones. In each book the main heroine reads one of Jane Austen’s novels. The novels’ events take place in 19th century, and the genre is regency romance,
The book series takes us to an era where the European aristocracy travelled and mingled. The young offspring of the high class sought out adventures and new fashions on their grand tours in the courts of Europe. Love, danger, royal ties, intrigue, and passion intermingle in this captivating and buoyant series.
THE SILK SISTERS HISTORICAL ROMANCE SERIES
by Sara Medberg
I: CHARLOTTA: Jane Austen’s newly published ‘Pride and Prejudice’ alters the way Charlotta sees her role as a woman. But the book’s ideas of modern love, marriage and early feminism are put to the test as the bitter war-torn baron Ridderlöw becomes romantically interested in Charlotta. Can an ordinary lady’s maid have it all: a meaningful life and the man of her dreams?
II: ARABELLA: a story about the mistress of Blackthorn Castle, Arabella Öhrnmarck. She becomes widowed after an unhappy marriage and travels home to Stockholm to be near the Royal Court. But something strange is going on. Mystical incidents and threatening situations occur non-stop. It seems that somebody is out to silence her. But what is the secret they are searching? Then a fascinating English duke starts to court Arabella…
SILK SISTERS SERIES
Rights sold for the series:
FINLAND: Otava (orig.)
DENMARK: People’s Press
Otava, 2020 (orig.)
Otava, 2021 (orig.)
Otava, Spring 2023 (orig.)