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Fifty Shades Of Grey's Aussie Publisher 'Tricked Us Out Of Cash'

Posted at 7:22AM Wednesday 04 Jun 2014

With sales of the erotic trilogy Fifty Shades of Grey topping 100 million worldwide, the deal that made its English author E.L. James and Australian publisher Amanda Hayward wealthy women has erupted into a bitter legal dispute.

Two Texas women who claim to have helped make the books global bestsellers have filed a lawsuit in a US county court seeking a share of advances and royalties they claimed they were tricked out of by Hayward, their Sydney business partner.

WAtoday.com




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