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John Eldredge Scores Multi-Book Deal with FaithWords

Christian lecturer John Eldredge has signed a multi-book deal contract with FaithWords, Hachette’s Christian book imprint.

The first book, Loving Jesus, is set for publication in September 2011. Here’s more from the release: “In this new major work, Eldredge describes Jesus as the most misrepresented figure in world history. This book will explore the compelling personality of Christ, together with how individuals can experience his intimate presence today.”

Eldredge earned his Masters degree in biblical counseling from Colorado Christian University. His first book, The Sacred Romance: Drawing Closer to the Heart of God was released in 1997.

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Orbit Promotes, Hachette Hires

Orbit announced that Devi Pillai has been promoted to Senior Editor. Pillai has been with Orbit since the US office opened in 2006, and has acquired and edited a number of authors including Lilith Saintcrow, Jennifer Rardin, Marie Brennan and, most recently, Joe Abercrombie.

Meanwhile, Pamela Clements has joined the Hachette Book Group USA as Associate Publisher of Marketing for the Center Street and FaithWords imprints of the Nashville division. She will focus primarily on publicity and promotions.

Clements spent 16 years at Thomas Nelson Inc. where she served in several executive roles. Clements’ positions included Vice President of Marketing for Nelson Books, Vice President of Publicity for Nelson Book Group and most recently she was Publisher of the General Interest & Lifestyle division (formerly Rutledge Hill Press). As publisher Clements had six national bestsellers and she spearheaded promotional campaigns for NY Times best-selling authors like John Eldredge, Dave Ramsey, and Stephen Covey.