Jefferies moves to HarperCollins for new trilogy

Jefferies moves to HarperCollins for new trilogy

Dinah Jefferies is moving from Penguin to HarperCollins for a trilogy of novels based around three sisters in wartime Europe.

Lynne Drew, publishing director at HarperFiction, acquired world English rights to the novels from Caroline Hardman at Hardman & Swainson. The first novel in the trilogy will be published in 2021.

The as-yet-untitled first novel opens in 1944. The synopsis states: “Telling the story of three half-English sisters who have been living at their family’s summer home, deep in the Perigord Noir, since before the outbreak of war, the novel follows the three women as their...

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