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“They’re here … The boy. The boy watch the boy watch the dead people oh Lordy there’s so many … They’re coming for me now. We’re all going soon. All of us. Pastor Len warn them that the boy he’s not to…”
– The last words of Pamela May Donald (1961 – 2012)

Black Thursday. The day that will never be forgotten. The day that four passenger planes crash, at almost exactly the same moment, at four different points around the globe.

There are only four survivors. Three are children, who emerge from the wreckage seemingly unhurt. But they are not unchanged. The fourth is Pamela May Donald, who lives just long enough to record a voice message on her phone. A message that will change the world.

The message is a warning…

A trailer for The Three by Sarah Lotz has been released by UK publishers Hodder and Stoughton on the book’s website. The Three is the first half of a six-figure, two-book deal Lotz made with Hodder and Stoughton in 2012.

The TV rights to The Three and the sequel, Day Four, were acquired by London’s Company Pictures towards the end of last year.

Check out the official The Three website at http://www.thethreebook.com/

According to Broadcast, Company Pictures has optioned TV rights to Sarah Lotz’s novel The Three, with the intention of turning the novel and its sequel into an international mini-series.

Kate Sinclair – former UK Film Council and Film 4 book scout discovered the books for Company and will executive produce the series, with Lotz acting as a consultant.

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Pan Macmillan is thrilled to announce the acquisition of two S. L. Grey novels by Julie Crisp, Editorial Director, in a six-figure deal with agent Oli Munson, of AM Heath, after a hard-fought pre-Frankfurt auction.  Rights have already been sold in Germany, France and Holland.

A high concept thriller with overtones of Stephen King, Underground takes place in The Sanctum, a luxurious, self-sustaining survival condominium situated fifty feet underground in a remote location in rural Maine. It’s a plush bolt-hole for the rich and paranoid – a place where they can wait out the apocalypse in style.

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Sarah Lotz has accepted a pre-emptive six-figure offer from UK publishers Hodder and Stoughton for her novel The Three, as well as another book.
Lotz’s agent, Oliver Munson, submitted a partial manuscript to a group of editors ahead of the Frankfurt Book Fair and the deal was snapped up by Hodder and Stoughton less than a day later.

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