Cathy Kelly has signed a three-book, seven-figure deal with Orion Fiction.
The commercial women’s fiction star was previously published by HarperCollins before moving to Orion in 2014.
The new deal was concluded by Jonathan Lloyd at Curtis Brown, and the first title will be issued in 2019.
Orion and Little, Brown c.e.o. David Shelley said: “Cathy is hugely important for Orion, and we are thrilled to be working with her for years to come.”