Specialist health and parenting non-fiction publisher Pinter & Martin, has acquired a new fiction title called Open My Eyes That I May See Marvellous Things by Alice Allan.
Pinter & Martin acquired world rights in all languages from the author directly.
Open My Eyes... is a debut novel about a British midwife working in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, and draws on the author’s own experiences living and working in the country.
Martin Wagner, managing director at Pinter & Martin, said: "We’re very proud to be publishing Open My Eyes That I May See Marvellous Things, a wonderful debut novel from breastfeeding consultant and health worker, Alice Allan. A gripping account of a midwife in Addis Ababa who falls in love with an abandoned baby, Open My Eyes... is the perfect book to mark the expansion of our fiction list in 2017 and beyond."
Allan said: "I am so excited that Pinter and Martin are publishing my debut novel. My bookshelves are full of their brave, honest, insightful books."
Open My Eyes That I May See Marvellous Things will be published by Pinter & Martin in Spring 2017 as a paperback original.