Penguin Ireland And Gill & Macmillan Split Rights On Murder Book

Two of Ireland’s largest publishers have agreed a deal to split home and UK and Commonwealth rights for a new title about the Colin Howell and Hazel Stewart murder case.

Penguin Ireland bought UK and Commonwealth rights to the title while Gill & Macmillan acquired Island of Ireland rights.

Let This Be Our Secret: The Colin Howell/Hazel Stewart Murder Case is written by Deric Henderson Ireland Editor of the Press Association (TWITTER) and covers the sensational murder trial of Colin Howell and Hazel Stewart which ended recently.

Michael McLoughlin, Penguin Ireland’s MD, was the acquiring editor for Penguin Ireland while Fergal Tobin, publishing director at G&M, acquired for Gill & Macmillan.

Paul Feldstein of the Feldstein Agency represented Henderson and the book will be released by both publishers in summer/autumn 2011.