We are beyond thrilled to announce that First Lady of Iceland Eliza Reid’s debut mystery novel, DEATH OF A DIPLOMAT has been acquired by Anna Michels at Sourcebooks (US English), in a two-book deal, and Nita Pronovost at Simon & Schuster Canada (Canadian English)!

DEATH OF A DIPLOMAT is a thrilling mystery, in which a murder on an island off Iceland’s coast unleashes secrets and rocks a small community, leaving the wife of the Canadian ambassador to uncover the truth.

Eliza Reid is the ultimate person to write the DEATH OF A DIPLOMAT series. She is the First Lady of Iceland, a bestselling nonfiction author, and a beloved figure in the mystery community, having co-founded the acclaimed Iceland Writers Retreat, which she continues to run each year, counting many of the world’s most famous mystery and thriller writers among her writing friends. Her first book, Secrets of the Sprakkar, was an instant bestseller in Iceland and Canada, a New York Times Book Review Editors’ Pick, and was recommended by Hillary Rodham Clinton, Margaret Atwood, and many others. It has been sold in Canada, UK, US, France, Iceland, Germany, Slovakia, Japan, Czechia and Korea so far.

Deal arranged by Samantha Haywood.