Lisa Kleypas Signs Seven Book Deal With Avon Books
Posted on May 9, 2014Bestselling author Lisa Kleypas has signed a seven book deal with Avon Books. The books will include both historical and contemporary romance novels. Kleypas published her first books with Avon in the early 1990s. She has published a 38 novels and four novellas. Her books have been published in 28 languages.
Avon Senior Vice President and Publisher Liate Stehlik says in the announcement, "No one writes romance like Lisa Kleypas and we've been hoping for the opportunity to work with her again for many years. The excitement we feel over Lisa returning to publish with us cannot be easily quantified. We're overjoyed that she is coming home."
Kleypas says, "I'm absolutely thrilled by the opportunity to work with the extraordinarily gifted Carrie Feron, who is known for bringing out the best in her authors, and Liate Stehlik, who is a brilliant and creative publisher. As I know from past experience, everyone at Avon Books brings the highest level of passion and commitment to the romance genre, so I'm thankful - and excited! - to be part of Avon's future. Without a doubt, our best work is ahead of us."