Frankfurt Book Fair 2009 – Summary Day 2
Today's The BooksellerDaily can be found here. Crime and thriller fiction related includes:
- A debut thriller Sympathy for the Devil from Howard Marks is selling well overseas. In the UK, Harvill Secker will publish it in August 2010. It's set in Wales, with a female copper and is the first in a series.
- Faber has bought two books in a "standout" series from US-based Sara Gran. City of the Dead is the first and it's due in spring 2011. It features private detective Claire DeWitt.
- In the international charts: China doesn't seem to like crime fiction; the US top ten lists the ususal suspects; Stieg Larsson shows at number 5 for Ireland; Australia has come over all Dan Brown (no. 1), but Larsson features at 7 and 10.