Goudsmit's Seven Lies nets 23 rights deals in two months

Goudsmit's Seven Lies nets 23 rights deals in two months

Transworld editor Lizzy Goudsmit’s “hypnotic thriller” debut Seven Lies has sold in 23 territories within two months.

Written under her pen name Elizabeth Kay, the novel tipped into the multi-million pound territory in February, through a significant six-figure deal with Sphere and a further deal worth an undisclosed seven figure sum.

Now the Transworld commissioning editor’s first book has sold in 23 territories altogether through a number of auctions and pre-empts, repped by the Madeleine Milburn Agency.

The agency's rights director Liane-Louise Smith, who joined in January, revealed t...

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