‘Le­gend’ au­thor Lu has mul­ti­mil­lion dollar deal

The Register Citizen (Torrington, CT) - - KICKOFF | FROM THE FRONT PAGE -

NEW YORK — Au­thor Marie Lu is con­tin­u­ing the story of her mil­lion-selling “Le­gend” series.

Lu has agreed to a mul­ti­mil­lion dollar, three-book deal with Roar­ing Brook Press, the pub­lisher an­nounced Fri­day. The first book is set 10 years af­ter her third “Le­gend” in­stall­ment, “Cham­pion,” which came out in 2013. Cur­rently un­ti­tled and sched­uled for Fall 2019, the up­com­ing novel will again fea­ture such char­ac­ters as young Eden Bataar Wing and take place in the dystopian Repub­lic of Amer­ica. Lu’s deal also in­cludes a new series, the sci­ence fic­tion­fan­tasy “Sky­hunter,” an­other story of young peo­ple fight­ing for their lives.

Lu’s other books in­clude “Young Elites” series and her “War­cross” series.


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