Tor UK ebook titles to go DRM-free

Press Release London, Wednesday 25th April 2012

Tor UK, Pan Macmillan's science fiction and fantasy imprint, announces today that it will make its ebooks DRM-free over the next three months.

"We know that this is what many Tor authors passionately want. We also understand that readers in this community feel strongly about this," says Jeremy Trevathan, Pan Macmillan's Fiction Publisher.

This decision has been made in partnership with our sister company Tor Books, an imprint of Tom Doherty Associates, LLC, in New York. We are consulting with our authors at the moment and we will announce our plans in more detail in due course.

About Tor UK

Tor UK is a Pan Macmillan imprint specialising in science fiction, fantasy and horror. We also publish YA crossover fiction and novels based on internationally bestselling computer games franchises. Our team is fully committed to bringing the best imaginative fiction, in its many forms, to the reading community’s bookshelves and eReaders. More news and views from Tor can be found on twitter and torbooks.co.uk.

For further information, please contact Chloe Healy in the Tor UK press office:

Phone: 00 44 20 7014 6186

Email: c.healy@macmillan.co.uk

Also posted on our Tor Books Blog.