18/07/2007. Contributed by Jessica Martin
US publisher Del Rey's Liz Scheier has bought world rights to two untitled historical fantasies from author Patricia Nagle.
They are the beginning of a new series in which a vampire queen fights to preserve her race, an evolutionary offshoot of the Elven.
Liz also bought three books in an epic fantasy series from a new author, Peter Brett, in which humankind fights to overcome the demons who rule their world after nightfall.
Chris Schluep has purchased the paperback rights to David Marusek's short story collection Getting to Know You, published in hardcover by Subterranean Press.
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