Farshore to publish diverse mystery anthology including Elle McNicoll!


We are thrilled to share the news that Elle McNicoll will be joining 12 other authors in a mystery anthology, The Very Merry Murder Club that was acquired by Farshore and will be co-edited by Serena Patel and Robin Stevens and illustrated by Harry Woodgate!

The anthology will invite middle-grade readers to solve 13 winter-themed stories of murder, mystery and foul play, showing that “every child can crack the case and be the hero of these stories”, said the publisher.

Contributors include Abiola Bello, Annabelle Sami, Benjamin Dean, E L Norry, Elle McNicoll, Dominique Valente, Joanna Williams, Masie Chan, Nizrana Farook, Patricia Lawrence, Roopa Farooki, Serena Patel and Sharna Jackson.

Lindsey Heaven, publishing director, signed the deal for world rights in all languages with Gemma Cooper of The Bent Agency and Kate Shaw of The Shaw Agency. The Very Merry Murder Club will be published on 28th October 2021.