Gallery Books Signs Three-Book Deal with NY Times Bestselling Author Jennifer Probst, Sept-Nov 2012
Gallery Books has announced a three-book deal with bestselling e-book author Jennifer Probst. THE MARRIAGE BARGAIN, the first book in the deal, has been released immediately as a Gallery e-book.
Entangled Publishing released the first print edition of THE MARRIAGE BARGAIN on September 4, 2012, with all reprints being published by Gallery Books. The second and third books in the series, THE MARRIAGE TRAP and THE MARRIAGE MISTAKE, will follow in both e-book and print editions from Gallery. THE MARRIAGE TRAP will publish on October 2, 2012 and THE MARRIAGE MISTAKE on November 6, 2012.
THE MARRIAGE BARGAIN e-book, originally published by Entangled Publishing, has sold more than a half-million copies in six months and has spent more than 20 weeks on the New York Times bestsellers list.
The story follows an impulsive bookstore owner who gets wrapped up in the plans of a billionaire who doesn’t believe in marriage but needs to marry in order to inherit his father’s corporation.
Louise Burke, Executive Vice President and Publisher of Gallery Books, said: “We are thrilled to welcome Jennifer Probst to Gallery Books where we intend to expand her readership even further. She’s the perfect writer for Gallery, where we strive to showcase emerging new voices in fiction.”
The deal, which includes world rights, was negotiated by Lauren McKenna, Executive Editor at Gallery Books and Editorial Director of PocketStar with Kevan Lyon of the Marsal Lyon Literary Agency LLC.