Michael Joseph signs Jane Shemilt’s fourth novel

Michael Joseph signs Jane Shemilt’s fourth novel

Michael Joseph has landed Jane Shemilt's fourth novel, Little Friends. 

Jessica Leeke, publisher at the Penguin imprint, acquired UK & Commonwealth (excluding Canada) rights from Eve White of Eve White Literary Agency as the second book in a two-book deal. Little Friends will be published in the UK on 20th February 2020. 

White also struck a deal with executive editor Rachel Kahan of William Morrow in the USA for North American rights, who will publish the novel under the title The Playground on 20th December 2019. 

"Little Friends follows three wildly different couples," reads the synop...

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