JK Rowling helped Kate and Gerry McCann to secure their book
McCann to secure their
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multi-millionaire Harry Potter writer suggested they use her literary
agent Christopher Little who arranged a publishing deal with Transworld.
Rowling has been giving the McCanns support since their daughter
disappeared in Portugal in May 2007 aged three.
author contributed to a reward for finding
and in July 2007 she arranged for posters of Madeleine to be made
available to book retailers around the world .
has already written 60,000 words, covering the period up to the couple’s
heart-rending decision to return to Britain.
book, titled Madeleine, will be published on April 28 next year to mark
the fourth anniversary of her disappearance. Profits will go directly to
for finding Madeleine. GP Kate, 42, said: “My main reason for
writing is simple – to give an account of the truth.”