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11/12/2007. Contributed by Jessica Martin

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Science fiction agent to the stars John Jarrold has sold world rights in three supernatural thrillers by Suzanne MacLeod, a debut novelist, to Jo Fletcher at British publisher Gollancz for a decent five-figure sum in UK pounds.

‘I’m delighted about this deal,’ said John Jarrold. ‘It was obvious from the first page that Suzanne has a great voice and a talent for story-telling. Her writing is endlessly inventive, witty and very sexy.’

McLeod (a pseudonym) lives on the South Coast of England, with her husband and dogs.

McLeod’s novel sequence features Genevieve Taylor, a Sidhe. The Sidhe are a reclusive race, uncomfortable in the modern world, preferring to live in The Fair Lands and follow the old traditions. So Genny is unusual, even in present-day London where celebrity vampires, eccentric goblins and scheming lesser fae mix freely with the human population.

Genny is a rising star at - seeking out supernatural crime. Genny also works as a volunteer at a clinic which treats victims of vampire attacks. Then there’s her extra-curricular activity, extracting vulnerable fae lured by the local fang gangs. Genny neither wants nor needs any closer involvement with vampires.

But in the first novel (title to be confirmed), when one of the hot calendar pin-up vamps, Mr October, is accused of murdering his girlfriend, a longstanding obligation means Genny can’t refuse to help prove his innocence. Initially, she agrees with the police that he is guilty. But as events unfold, Genny begins to have doubts.

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