Harlequin announced the signing of #1 New York Times bestselling author Susan Mallery for rights of a novella linked to her popular Fool’s Gold novels.

Online PR News – 21-July-2016 – New York, NY – Today, Harlequin announced the signing of #1 New York Times and USA TODAY bestselling author Susan Mallery for world English and audio rights of a novella linked to her popular Fool’s Gold novels.The novella, A Kiss in the Snow, is slated to be published in fall 2016 under Harlequin’s HQN Books imprint, and will delight Fool’s Gold fans with extra content following their favorite characters from the series. This charming holiday romance marks the official finale to Mallery’s phenomenally popular Fool’s Gold series as she embarks on her new Happily Inc. series for HQN. Mallery has published over 120 titles with Harlequin and is a frequent resident on the New York Times and USA TODAY bestseller lists. She is a multi-award-winning novelist known for her keen insight into human nature and her humorous take on life. Mallery has been described by RT Book Reviews as "in a class by herself!" and her work has been published as a Cosmopolitan Red-Hot Read. Susan Swinwood, HQN Books Executive Editor, will be editing the novella and negotiated the deal with agent Annelise Robey of the Jane Rotrosen Agency.

About Susan Mallery
#1 New York Times bestselling author Susan Mallery has won the hearts of millions of readers around the world with books described as "immensely entertaining, intensely emotional" (RT Book Reviews), "hilarious" (Fort Worth Star-Telegram) and "heartwarming" (Publishers Weekly). One major retailer recently described her as "the queen of romantic fiction." While she deeply appreciates the accolades of critics and booksellers, Mallery is even more honored by the enthusiasm of her readers and the word of mouth that catapults her toward the top of the bestseller lists time and again. Mallery lives in not-so-sunny Seattle. Visit Susan online at www.susanmallery.com.

About Harlequin
Harlequin (Harlequin.com) is one of the world’s leading publishers of books for women, with titles issued worldwide in as many as 34 languages and sold in up to 102 international markets. The company publishes more than 110 titles monthly and more than 1,300 authors from around the world. Harlequin is a division of HarperCollins Publishers, the second largest consumer book publisher, and has operations in 11 countries. For more information, please visit Harlequin.com and Facebook.com/HarlequinBooks. Follow Harlequin on Twitter: @HarlequinBooks.