Jane Wood of Quercus has signed up Barbara Nadel to write a new crime series in which the author returns to her
East Endroots. The series will feature a white ex-policeman (and ex-soldier), now a PI, and an Asian Muslim woman who assists him. he Borough of Newham is one of the most ethnically complex urban districts in the world, with a high rate of violent crime, gang culture and racism. To signal this change of direction, Barbara will write the books under the name B J Nadel. Quercus will publish the first book in the series in summer 2012. London
Jane Wood said:'I'm delighted that Barbara is joining Quercus. As a daughter of Newham she is uniquely qualified to write about this richly diverse borough of our sprawling capital city, an area undergoing immense change with the coming Olympics.'Barbara Nadel said: 'I am very happy to take this opportunity to explore a new and exciting crime series'.
Monday, January 24, 2011
Publishing Deal - Barbara Nadel
I've just received an email from Quercus telling me about a new series from Barbara Nadel. Nadel is probably best know for her Turkish Cetin Ikmen series, listed and reviewed here. You can win a copy of the latest book in that series, A Noble Killing, here (open world-wide).