Cockleberry Bay author Nicola May moves to traditional publishing with Hodder

Cockleberry Bay author Nicola May moves to traditional publishing with Hodder

Bestselling self-published author Nicola May has signed with Hodder & Stoughton to publish a new character-driven series, based around a fictitious street market in Cornwall.

Commissioning editor Thorne Ryan pre-empted world English language rights in a three-book deal for The Ferry Lane Market trilogy from Lorella Belli at the Lorella Belli Literary Agency Ltd.

In the same vein as May’s Cockleberry Bay series, the trilogy is centred on a street market in the fictitious estuary town of Hartmouth in Cornwall. Each of the novels is to focus on a different lead character and feature a set of...

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