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Mark Charan Newton to continue fantasy series

2nd February 2010

UK fantasy author Mark Charan Newton will continue his Legends of the Red Sun series, it has been confirmed.

Julie Crisp, senior commissioning editor for Tor UK at Pan Macmillan, announced that the writer has signed a two-book world rights deal for the series, which started with 2009's Nights of Villjamur.

The second instalment - City of Ruin - will be published in June 2010, at the same time the first is released in paperback.

John Jarrold, Newton's agent, commented: 'I'm delighted that we've been able to set up a second deal before Mark's first novel is even out in paperback. That speaks highly both of his writing and of Julie's enthusiasm for the series.'

Ms Crisp added that she had a 'wonderful' experience working with the author and is looking forward to seeing fans' reactions to the forthcoming title.

A Guardian review of the Nights of Villjamur compared it to Mervyn Peake's Gormenghast series and praised its 'vast scope and ambition'.

Recent research by Mintel claimed that the current popularity of fantasy novels is partly attributable to the success of the Twilight films, the Daily Telegraph reported.

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