CBS Television Studios Acquires Novel ‘UNSUB’ by Meg Gardiner


Deadline reported, CBS Television Studios has acquired the rights of UNSUB. It’s the upcoming novel of Meg Gardiner, the first book in a series. It’s set to release on June 27 under Dutton, Penguin Random House’s imprint.

Carl Beverly and Sarah Timberman, will serve as executive producers under Timberman-Beverly Productions together with The Story Factory’s Shane Salerno. 

You can read the synopsis below:


The thriller follows a female detective on the trail of an infamous serial killer – inspired by the still-unsolved Zodiac case – when he breaks his silence and begins killing again. The detective, who grew up watching her father destroy himself and his family chasing the killer, now finds herself facing the same monster. Her work brings her to the attention of the FBI’s elite Behavioral Analysis Unit, where she goes to work hunting other UNSUBs (UNknown SUBjects, a term used for suspects in a criminal investigation) while being tormented by the killer her father never caught.