Nelson DeMille Cuts Six Book Deal With Pocket Books

Posted on June 22, 2014

Nelson DeMille has signed a six book deal with Pocket Books, a division of Simon & Schuster. DeMille was previously with Hachette. DeMille will write three of the books alone. He will collaborate with other authors on the other three books.

Jonathan Karp, President and Publisher of Simon & Schuster, says in the announcement, "At the risk of violating one of the Ten Commandments, many readers at Simon & Schuster have coveted Nelson DeMille for a long time. His books are always captivating. We look forward to being in his thrall for a long time."

DeMille says, "I see this new relationship as an opportunity to get a fresh perspective on my work and to grow my readership. The Simon & Schuster team is legendary, and I'm excited to be published by this distinguished and innovative house."

DeMille has published 18 novels so far in his career. Many of them have become #1 New York Times bestsellers. There are over 45 million copies of his books in print worldwide. His latest novel, The Quest, involves a search for the Holy Grail.

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