Christina Kilbourne's 40 DAYS IN HICKSVILLE has sold to Barry Jowett at Cormorant Books. This YA novel follows an Urbex Explorer and YouTube celebrity as she and her new friend stumble across critical evidence from a 1980s cold case that they come to discover involves both their families in different ways.
"40 DAYS IN HICKSVILLE has it all - it is fast paced, full of dark family secrets, and seamlessly juxtaposes 80s nostalgia with modern teens and social media,” said The Rights Factory agent Stacey Kondla. “Christina writes with heart and humour and great empathy."
Christina Kilbourne is a 2021 Red Maple Award nominee and author of THE LIMITLESS SKY, coming this spring from Dundurn Press. 40 DAYS IN HICKSVILLE is scheduled for publication in fall 2023.