Simon & Schuster’s Scribner imprint has acquired three new books from Carol Higgins Clark, all mysteries featuring the author’s Regan Reilly character. Roz Lippel, associate publisher of Scribner, made the deal with ICM’s Esther Newberg and the books are planned to pub, conesecutively, in April 2010, 2011 and 2012. Cursed, Higgins Clarks’s 12th Regan Reilly mystery, also published by Scribner, bowed earlier this month.
(Publisher’s Weekly, Apr. 12)