has announced that their new fiction imprint, Aconyte Books, has agreed to a multi-year arrangement with Asmodee Italia to translate their range of novels for the Italian market.
Aconyte’s list includes series based in the worlds of many of Asmodee’s games, including “Arkham Horror,” “Twilight Imperium,” “KeyForge,” “Legend of the Five Rings,” “Descent” and “Pandemic.”
“It’s really important to us to find exactly the right partners,” says Marc Gascoigne, publisher, Aconyte. “In the Italian market, Asmodee have two natural advantages – they grew from an established book publishing business and they are already translating and promoting the games set in the same worlds as the novels. We’re utterly delighted to be working with them to bring our books to Italian readers.”
Novels in the deal are brand new stories based on the game worlds, bringing tales of adventure and fantasy. The first titles are expected to hit bookshops and hobby stores in spring 2021.
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