Sylvia Day to Publish New Blacklist Series With St. Martin's Press
Posted on January 17, 2014Sylvia Day, author of the bestselling Crossfire, series is changing publishers and leaving Penguin. She has signed a book deal with St. Martin's Press. Her first novel with St. Martin's, Blacklist, will debut in 2015. It will be published simultaneously in digital and hardcover editions. Hollywood Reporter says the deal is worth over $10 million.
Sylvia's Crossfire series is published by Berkley Books, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA). It has sold over 13 million copies in the English language since June 2012. The series has been optioned for television by Lionsgate.
Sally Richardson, President and Publisher of St. Martin's Press, said in the announcement, "I could not think of a better way to celebrate the start of the year. Sylvia is a rare talent. We have long been fans, are excited about publishing her, and look forward to a successful (and fun) future together."
Sylvia says of her book deal with St. Martin's, "I'm excited to further develop my existing relationship with Macmillan. The Blacklist duology is a project I am very passionate about, and when the St. Martin's Press team approached me, I was captivated with their presentation. I'm thrilled to be bringing Blacklist to my readers in partnership with publisher Jennifer Enderlin and the dedicated, enthusiastic team at St. Martin's."