Piatkus has signed two classic mash-up novels, offering a "really fun" twist on the erotica trend.
Donna Condon, senior editor, acquired UK and Commonwealth rights in Jane Eyrotica and Fifty Shades of Dorian Gray, from Skyhorse Publishing via Linda Biagi from Biagi Rights Management.
Jane Eyrotica by Karena Rosa, the pseudonym of a student from Kent, will be published as an e-book on 4th October on digital-first list Piatkus Entice, and in print on 1st November. Fifty Shades of Dorian Gray by American author Nicole Audrey Spector will be published by Piatkus Entice on 6th December, with the paperback following on 2nd January 2013.
Condon said: "‘Jane Eyrotica and Fifty Shades of Dorian Gray offer a really fun—and saucy—twist on the current erotica craze, and we are excited to be publishing them at Piatkus.
"These erotic retelling of two timeless literary classics are perfect for those with an appetite for a sensuous tale—along with those who wish to view Mr Rochester and Dorian Gray in a whole new light . . ."