HarperFiction wins five-way auction for Willingham's Deep South thriller

HarperFiction wins five-way auction for Willingham's Deep South thriller

HarperFiction has won a five-way auction for A Flicker in the Dark and one further psychological thriller by Stacy Willingham.

Crime and thrillers publisher Julia Wisdom acquired UK and Commonwealth rights, excluding Canada, from Dan Conaway and Peggy Boulos Smith at Writers House.

The book has already been optioned by Emma Stone and her production company Fruit Tree and has sold in 11 other territories, including the US where it was acquired by Kelley Ragland at St Martin’s Press in an eight-way auction.

Set for release in February 2022, A Flicker in the Dark is “a powerful and incredib...

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