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Publishers Weekly Announcement

Publishers Weekly: Christian Trimmer at Simon & Schusterโ€™s Books for Young Readers bought world rights to debut author Heather Pettyโ€™s LOCK & MORI, a modern-day Sherlock Holmes origin story, in a three-book, six-figure pre-empt. The young adult trilogy is told from the perspective of 16-year-old Miss James โ€œMoriโ€ Moriarty, who, in looking for an escape from her recent past and spiraling home life, takes classmate Sherlock up on his challenge to solve a murder mystery in Regent’s Park. Laurie McLean of Fuse Literary brokered the deal. Dramatic rights will be handled by Brandy Rivers of ICM Partners. (source)