Two Roads has acquired the new novel by Sara Gruen, whose Water for Elephants (Two Roads) is one of the titles chosen for World Book Night 2015.
Publisher Lisa Highton bought UK rights to At the Water’s Edge from Sarah Lutyens at Lutyens and Rubinstein.
At the Water’s Edge is a “gripping and poignant love story” set in a remote village in the Scottish Highlands at the end of the Second World War.
Highton said: “Sara has created another spellbinding period piece sure to appeal to her fans. Completely page-turning.”
At the Water’s Edge will be published in hardback in June 2015. Rights to the novel have already sold in the US, to Random House, and in Germany, Holland, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Poland, Brazil, ANZ, Russia and Israel.
Water for Elephants is one of 20 books volunteers will be able to hand out free copies of on World Book Night 2015.