Greater London, United Kingdom (PressExposure) October 24, 2013 -- IPR License, the global and digital marketplace for books rights, has announced that Samsun Lobe has won the October 'Agents Pick' for his fantasy novel Ruin: Birth of a Legend.
Five pieces of work were shortlisted in total; Accidental Hitman by A.W. Wilson, Where the Rainbow Fell Down by Lynette Robinson, The Wrong Game by Marc Powell, Kaff by T.W. Stones and Ruin: Birth of a Legend by Samsun Lobe.
The aim of the monthly competition is to help showcase authors work to publishers as well as agents and highlight their rights licensing potential. The winner's work will be featured on a special promotion to over 50,000 publishers and agents in over 90 countries and receive a professional written critique.
Tom Chalmers, Managing Director at IPR License, commented: "The continued high quality of writing exhibited amongst this shortlist really does help to reflect the depth of ability amongst our rapidly growing author membership. It also shows just why so many publishers continue scouring the platform for the rights to top quality, and often as yet undiscovered, talent."
David Haviland, agent at The Andrew Lownie Literary Agency, said: "Ruin: Birth of a Legend is a powerful, atmospheric fantasy novel, with a memorable hero, and vivid, suspenseful storytelling."
Samsun Lobe, author Ruin: Birth of a Legend, added: "I would like to say that I am thrilled to have won the 'Agents Pick'. I have been working hard promoting my novels during 2013 and this is a very welcome boost."
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