SOURCE: Target Development Group, Inc

February 10, 2010 13:35 ET

Hannover House Continues Acquisition March With Book and Film Project, "Nobody Has To Know"

Thrilling New Novel From Author Frank Nappi Pegged for Hardcover Book Release and Development as a Major Motion Picture

SPRINGDALE, AR--(Marketwire - February 10, 2010) - Hannover House, the nationally acclaimed book publisher and entertainment division of Target Development Group, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: TDGI) (Other:,, has acquired USA publishing and motion picture development rights to author Frank Nappi's new suspense-thriller novel, "Nobody Has To Know," which Hannover plans to release in July. Previously published books from Nappi include "Echoes From The Infantry" (St. Martins Press) and "The Legend of Mickey Tussler" (St. Martins Press), the latter of which is currently in pre-production as a feature film with Eye In The Sky Entertainment.

"Nobody Has To Know" tells the story of Daniel Baldridge, a college instructor who finds himself as the central figure in the mysterious murder of one of his students. Stalked through text messages he receives from the dead girl's phone, Baldridge fights for his life against an extortion plot and a deadly revelation.

"This is a terrific novel of suspense that should connect with a broad base of today's readers," said Eric Parkinson, C.E.O. of Target Development Group and Hannover House. "Frank Nappi has artfully crafted a text-message-based thriller that keeps the reader guessing and on edge clear up to his surprise ending. We think that this project will not only be a great book, but will also lend itself ideally into development as a feature film project," he continued.

"Nobody Has To Know" is scheduled for publication by Hannover House in hardcover format as well as electronic formats on July 20, 2010.

In addition to its core activities as a book publisher, Hannover House is also active in the development, production and distribution of feature films. The company recently announced a preference for the acquisition of literary properties that would lend themselves to movie adaptations.

"Thrillers such as 'The DaVinci Code' and 'The Lovely Bones' can be major hits both as books and as movies," said Parkinson. "We see great opportunities in the vertical-integration of our book publishing activities with our feature film ventures, and see the titles that work for both media generating the greatest bottom line results."


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