Tuesday, August 16, 2016
Crime books pay as McDermid firm makes £2.2m profit
She is best known for her succession of bestselling gritty crime novels, but financial success is not a work of fiction for Val McDermid.
The Fife-born author's personal company to channel her book royalties has made more than £2.2 million.Figures from McDermid's CJMB Limited show it had total assets of £2.6m and made a profit of £2.2m for the 12 months up to October last year.McDermid, who set up the company in 2001, has sold more than 10 million copies of her books. heraldscotland.com