New two book deal for Richard Crompton
Weidenfeld & Nicolson have bought two more novels by Richard Crompton featuring Massai warrior turned detective, Mollel.
Richard Crompton’s first book in the series, The Honey Guide, was published by Weidenfeld & Nicolson in February 2013 and received rave reviews. It went on to be named one of The Guardian’s best crime and thriller books of 2013, as well as one of Publishers Weekly’s best of 2013. It was also selected for Waterstones Book club. The US edition, The Hour of the Red God, was recently shortlisted in the Mystery/Thriller Category for the LA Times Book Prizes.
The second book in the series, Hell’s Gate, will be published by Weidenfeld & Nicolson in May 2014.