Legend Press has signed a debut novel by Kat Gordon, titled The Artificial Anantomy of Parks.
Commissioning editor Lauren Parsons signed the book in s deal weigh Natalie Butlin at the Christine Green Authors' Agency.
The book follows the life of Tallulah Park, who loses her mother at a young age and is then passed around various unsuitable family members.
Parsons said: "I was immediately taken with Kat's novel. Her writing creates a beautiful and astonishingly lifelike portrayal of growing up, and the consequences of secrets."
The book will be published on 1s July 2015.