How Wilbur Smith won a 15million deal….for others to write his blockbusters: Wife number four "is behind book-sharing scheme"

How Wilbur Smith won a 15million deal….for others to write his blockbusters: Wife number four 'is behind book-sharing scheme' The best-selling author will produce six books over the next three yearsWill enlist a group of 'carefully selected co-authors' on the projectHas been suggested his wife Mokhiniso Rakhimova is a key figure in the scheme | UPDATED: 07:38 GMT, 10 December 2012 Book-sharing: Wilbur Smith, pictured with his wife Mokhiniso Rakhimova, signed the 15million deal Best-selling novelist Wilbur Smith has signed a 15million agreement to produce six more books. And the twist in the tale is that he doesn’t even have to write them himself. The 79-year-old author, whose books have sold more than 122million copies since 1964, has promised to produce up to two titles a year for three years with the help of ‘carefully selected co-authors’.

MasterChef in the soup over lack of women chefs: Fans unimpressed after only one makes it through to the final

MasterChef in the soup over lack of women chefs: Fans unimpressed after only one makes it through to the final | UPDATED: 23:47 GMT, 3 December 2012 Only one female – 40-year-old Keri Moss – has made it through to the final six on this year's MasterChef: The Professionals, raising the possibility that the programme will now feature an all-male final It's the show that has inspired men across the country to get creative in the kitchen. But while wives and girlfriends may be reaping the culinary benefits, many MasterChef fans have been left less than impressed at the lack of female contestants on the hit show. Only one female – 40-year-old Keri Moss – has made it through to the final six on this year’s MasterChef: The Professionals, raising the possibility that the programme will now feature an all-male final