Walker to publish Scott Bergstrom YA novel in UK

Walker to publish Scott Bergstrom YA novel in UK

Walker Books has acquired the UK and Commonwealth rights to The Cruelty, a YA thriller by Scott Bergstrom.

Fiction publisher Gill Evans negotiated the deal for two titles from Caroline Walsh at David Higham Associates.

The manuscript of The Cruelty, about a diplomat’s daughter who takes matters into her own hands when her father goes missing, launched at Frankfurt Book Fair last year and has so far sold in 20 territories.

Bergstrom’s agent is Tracey Adams of Adams Literary.