May 042021

Martha Wells, author of the bestselling and beloved Murderbot Diaries, which has won the Hugo, Nebula, Locus, and Alex Awards, sold world English rights for six books to Tordotcom’s Lee Harris.The new deal covers three more books in that series, as well as three unrelated novels.The six-figure acquisition, which the imprint said is its largest to date, was brokered by Jennifer Jackson. The first new (non-Murderbot) book, WITCH KING, will be published in Fall 2022, with the rest following yearly.