The Rumour cover

The Rumour optioned for TV

Screen rights have been sold in a six-way auction for Lesley Kara’s debut The Rumour. Cuba Pictures bought the rights from Emily Hayward-Whitlock at The Artists Partnership on behalf of Amanda Preston at LBA Books.

Louise Mountain from Cuba Pictures said:  “We were completely gripped by The Rumour and are excited to be working to bring Kara’s brilliant story to the screen.” Cuba plan to produce a TV adaption of the debut novel. Congratulations Lesley!