1. Jeffery Deaver to deliver Project X manuscript by 30 October

    By Matt Weston on 2010-06-30

    An update on the United Agents blog – the literary agent for the Ian Fleming Estate – alerts James Bond fans to the news that the manuscript for Jeffery Deaver’s Project X will be delivered by 30 October.

    Jeffery Deaver

    Jeffery Deaver

    Deaver, currently on tour in the United Kingdom, is in the process of outlining the novel, the first in a contemporary re-imagining of the literary 007.

    The blog post also reveals that Project X has landed its first foreign publication deal, with Dutch publisher Unieboek. It’s anticipated the book will be published in over 30 countries following its release next May.

    Offers are already coming in from publishers in Germany, France, Spain, Russia, Czech Republic, Slovakia, and Korea.

    Project X – working title only – will be published on 28 May 2011 by Hodder & Stoughton in the UK and Simon & Schuster in the US.

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