Sarah Ferguson has a new book deal that will tell stories based on her life

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  • The Duchess of York has signed a new 22-book deal that will include three new young adult novels based on her life.
  • The first young adult novel is titled Demon's Land and will be released at the end of June.
  • "The first book in the Southport Series deals with ancestry, legacy and trauma that defines a generation," reads the synopsis.


Sarah 'Fergie' Ferguson is branching out.

The Duchess of York has signed a new 22-book deal with Australian publishers Serenity Press that will include three new young adult novels based on her life.

"Young adults are perhaps the fastest-growing category of new fiction today. There's just something about adolescence — with all its incredible triumphs and heartbreaking failures— that makes it the perfect backdrop for powerful storytelling," Ferguson said in a statement, per People.

Fergie added that she will channel some of her own painful experiences from her teenage years regarding her writing.

"I wanted to share my story of growing up with anxiety and an eating disorder, along with witnessing firsthand the effects of generational trauma. For me, it is always present, and it all started at the loss of my mother," the duchess, whose mother, Susan Barrantes, died in 1998, said.

The first of the three young adult novels is titled Demon's Land and will be released at the end of June.

"Jude loved photography. It captured the truth. It shone a light on what was hidden. It proved that every day was not the same, even though it felt like it. Every. Damn. Day. That is until CeCe came into his life. Could this beautiful, mysterious girl from the other side of the world be right about his potential to be a professional photographer, or should he listen to his best friend Abel and not rock the boat? A poignant coming of age story set at the bottom of the world in the remote fishing village of Southport, the Southernmost township in Australia. The first book in the Southport Series deals with ancestry, legacy and trauma that defines a generation," reads the book's synopsis, shared on Serenity Press' Instagram.

Demon's Land comes after the success of her debut novel, Her Heart for a Compass, a coming-of-age story based on the tale of one of her ancestors, Lady Margaret Montagu Douglas Scott, which came out last August.

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