Keenan turns novelist for Hodder

<p>Rowena Webb and Helen Coyle at Hodder have signed up Shy Keenan, bestselling misery memoir author of <em>Broken</em>, for a four book deal. The deal was done through David Riding at MBA. The first title will be non-fiction, with the second, due in autumn 2009, to be Keenan&#39;s first novel.</p><p>Webb said: &quot;Shy is an amazing survivor as well as a very talented writer. I believe that her incredible knowledge of how ordinary people can survive the extraordinary means she has a hugely successful fiction career ahead of her.&quot;&nbsp; <br /></p>