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Poolbeg/Crimson Snatches Sherlock in Three-Book Deal

Poolbeg imprint Crimson acquires three-part crime series with Fiona Sherlock

Poolbeg’s crime imprint Poolbeg Crimson has acquired a quirky crime series by Meath writer and murder mystery creator Fiona Sherlock, hailed as the Irish Lucy Foley. The first in the series, Preserved, will be published in Spring 2021. Led by old fashioned antiques journalist January Quail, the murder mystery takes place across Ireland’s Ancient East.

Paula Campbell, Publisher, Poolbeg Press said: “We are thrilled to add a Sherlock to our list at Poolbeg Crimson. Preserved is set to be an instant cult hit with crime fans and readers who live for quirky characters, driven by a fast-paced plot. With the world in turmoil, a good murder mystery is a perfect escape.”

Former journalist and PR executive, 30-year-old Sherlock said of the deal: “I’m delighted to be joining Poolbeg, the calibre of writers and the experience of the team is unrivalled. it is the ideal place to launch Preserved and January Quail. It means so much to have a publisher believe in my story and see a place for it in bookshelves around the country.”

The deal was brokered by Lina Langlee at Kate Nash Literary Agency. For more details contact Paula Campbell paula@poolbeg.com