Three more Will Hill for HC

YA author Will Hill will finish publishing his Department 19 series with HarperCollins after the company secured the rights to his next three books.

The final two novels in the series, plus another yet-to-be titled book, will all be released by HC after fiction editorial director Nick Lake secured the UK and Commonwealth rights in a deal with Charlie Campbell at Ed Victor Ltd.

Lake said: “Will Hill is an incredible talent and we’re tremendously excited to have these new books to look forward to.”

Hill, a former bartender and bookseller, said: “I’m so thrilled that the Department 19 series will finish where it started; on the best list in the business.”