Michael Connelly Signs Five Book Deal With Little, Brown

Posted on June 8, 2009

Publishers Weekly reports that Little, Brown has signed a new five-book deal with bestselling author Michael Connelly. Connelly is a great mystery writer with a large fan base so it is not a surprise to see him get a new big contract. PW says Little, Brown publisher Michael Pietsch cut the deal with Philip Spitzer.

Connelly's current novel, The Scarecrow, is garnering rave reviews from ciritics. The setting for the novel is a dying newspaper, which is something journalists today are all too familiar with.

Michael Connelly's next book, Nine Dragons, will be released in October./p>

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