Orion to create Anarchy with Wattpad's Megan DeVos

Orion to create Anarchy with Wattpad's Megan DeVos

Orion Fiction has snapped up the Anarchy series by Wattpad author Megan DeVos.

Senior commissioning editor, Francesca Pathak, acquired world all language rights to four books: Anarchy, Loyalty, Revolution and Annihilation.

Described by MTV as "The Hunger Games meets The Road", Anarchy is set in a dystopian future where rival factions have taken over, fighting each other for survival. The series follows Hayden and Grace – born to be bitter enemies, but a chance encounter forces them to unite.

DeVos's novels already have had over 30 million readers worldwide on Wattpad and there is a film deal in the works.

Pathak said: "Everyone is talking about this series – I haven’t felt excitement at this level since my involvement in the publication of Fifty Shades and Wool. I fell in love with Hayden and Grace from the very start and am delighted to be publishing Anarchy at Orion Fiction, and welcoming Megan DeVos to our list."

DeVos, 26, said: "I’m beyond thrilled to be bringing my story to a new audience with Orion Fiction. The characters I’ve created have become a part of me and I’m excited to share them with the world. It’s a dream come true to start this journey and I look forward to every moment of it."

All four e-books will be available from June with the paperback of Anarchy publishing in August.