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Major German Rights Deal for The Never King

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Beatrice Lampe at Blanvalet has acquired German rights in fantasy novel THE NEVER KING, written pseudonymously by Mark Charan Newton as ‘James Abbott’, following a hard-fought auction, from Sarah Harvey – Senior Rights Manager at Pan Macmillan UK.

Bella Pagan acquired world rights from agent John Jarrold and the book is scheduled for UK publication in May 2017.

This compelling standalone fantasy is a tale of revenge, oppression and heroism, influenced by the work of the late, great David Gemmell. It’s action-packed and tells the story of the legendary Xavir Argentum, former commander of an elite warrior cadre. Xavir was framed for an atrocity during an epic battle and was imprisoned for life, taking him out of the running for the crown itself. Then while powerless to influence events, the kingdom he’d sworn to protect fell into the hands of a tyrant. It will be up to a few – a mixed bag of rogues and heroes – to right some great wrongs. But first, Xavir must make his escape…