Piatkus signs six-book series

<p>Emma Beswetherick at Piatkus has acquired world English-language rights in six previously published books by bestselling historical romance writer Claire Lorrimer from Zoe King at Darley Anderson.</p><p> Originally published in the 1970s and &#39;80s by Transworld in the UK, Lorrimer has sold about 1.5 million copies of her books globally. </p><p>Beswetherick said the characters were as &quot;wilful and passionate as Scarlett O&#39;Hara&quot;. </p><p>Piatkus will be putting the two trilogies back in print in 2011&mdash;the titles are <em>The Chatelaine, The Wilderling</em> and <em>Fool&#39;s Curtain</em>, and <em>Mavreen, Tamarisk and Chantal</em>.&nbsp;</p>