New book deal for Ian Moore | Two more novels in comedian's Follet Valley Mysteries series

New book deal for Ian Moore

Two more novels in comedian's Follet Valley Mysteries series

Ian Moore is to write two more mystery novels.

The stand-up has signed a deal with Duckworth Books imprint Farrago to pen follow-ups to Death And Croissants, which was published this summer.

Book No 2, Death and Fromage, is scheduled for publication in July next year and the third a year later. The series will be known as the Follet Valley Mysteries.

Moore told trade website The Bookseller: ‘I am so grateful for the faith that Farrago are putting in me and for all the people who have read the series opener. I wish I could say more, but I clearly have a lot of work to be getting on with.’

The central character in the Follet Valley Mysteries is a middle-aged Englishman who runs a bed-and-breakfast in the Loire Valley, France while Moore is a middle-aged Englishman who runs a bed-and-breakfast in the Loire Valley... who also gigs on the UK comedy circuit.

In July, it was announced that TV production company Free@Last, makers of  Agatha Raisin, has bought the rights to adapt  Death and Croissants for the screen.

• Death And Croissants is available here for £14.99 in hardback or £2.99 on Kindle.

Published: 7 Dec 2021

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