New York Times Bestselling Author Carla Neggers Inks Seven Figure Deal With MIRA Books

TORONTO, April 14, 2016 /CNW/ -- MIRA Books today announced the signing of New York Times and USA TODAY bestselling author Carla Neggers to a seven-figure, six-book deal.

Neggers will pen three new books in her wonderfully popular Swift River Valley series and another three for her critically acclaimed Sharpe & Donovan series. Neggers' Swift River Valley books feature charming contemporary romances that occur in a fictional small town in New England. The brilliantly suspenseful Sharpe & Donovan series follows the riveting adventures of Colin Donovan, one of the FBI's most valuable deep-cover agents, and Emma Sharpe, an FBI art-crimes expert. 

"We're absolutely thrilled to continue our relationship with Carla Neggers," said Margaret Marbury, Vice President of General Fiction Editorial at Harlequin. "Carla is a masterful writer who is as adept at creating captivating stories of family, friendship and love as she is authoring razor-sharp tales of romantic suspense."

The deal was negotiated by MIRA Books Executive Editor Nicole Brebner and Jodi Reamer of Writers House. Harlequin acquired world and audio rights in the deal. Brebner will edit the books.

Carla Neggers is the New York Times and USA TODAY bestselling author of more than 60 novels of romantic suspense and contemporary romance. Her books have sold in over 30 countries, with translations in 24 languages, and have earned awards, rave reviews and the fierce loyalty of readers.

About MIRA Books
Mira Books features a lineup of some of the bestselling authors across North America, as well as industry anticipated debut authors. An imprint of Harlequin, MIRA Books is committed to publishing the very best in commercial fiction, including women's fiction, suspense and psychological thrillers, literary bestsellers and historical novels.

About Harlequin
Harlequin (Harlequin.com) is one of the world's leading publishers of books for women, with titles issued worldwide in as many as 34 languages and sold in up to 102 international markets. The company publishes more than 110 titles monthly and more than 1,300 authors from around the world. Harlequin is a division of HarperCollins Publishers, itself a subsidiary of News Corp and one of the largest consumer book publishers in the world. Harlequin has offices in 14 countries, including offices in Toronto, New York and London. For more information, please visit Harlequin.com and Facebook.com/HarlequinBooks. Follow Harlequin on Twitter: @HarlequinBooks.

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Melanie Dulos
Senior Manager, Corporate Communications
(416) 391-7008
melanie.dulos@harpercollins.com

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