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Michelle Paver's Chronicles Of Ancient Darkness Sells A Million Copies!

Posted at 12:23PM Thursday 06 Aug 2009

Launched in 2004 with WOLF BROTHER, Michelle Paver's CHRONICLES OF ANCIENT DARKNESS have now topped sales of one million copies in the UK across the first five books in the series: WOLF BROTHER, SPIRIT WALKER, SOUL EATER, OUTCAST AND OATH BREAKER.

The CHRONICLES have a dedicated fan base around the world, with rights sold in 33 territories. Film rights have been optioned to Ridley Scott's production company, Scott Free, with 20th Century Fox.

20 August 2009 sees the publication of the final title, GHOST HUNTER: as winter closes in and Souls Night draws near the fate of Torak, Wolf and Renn looks uncertain ...

Fiona Kennedy, Publisher of Orion Children's Books:

"This is a wonderful achievement for Michelle... we look forward to the next million."

Michelle Paver:

"I'm thrilled – it's wonderful to know that so many readers are enjoying my books"

For further information on GHOST HUNTER and the promotional activity for publication please contact Nina Douglas on 020 7520 4318. Michelle Paver is available for interview and comment.

Review copies of GHOST HUNTER are available.

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