Bradford Literary Agency

Recent Deals


Lydia Sharp’s THE NIGHT OF YOUR LIFE, pitched as Groundhog Day meets prom, following a boy who gets stuck in a time loop reliving his prom night, trying to have the best night ever with the girl of his dreams; to stop it, he might have to let go of his ideas of perfection, to Emily Seife at Scholastic, for publication in 2020, by Laura Bradford at Bradford Literary Agency (world).

Spanish rights for Jenn Bennett

Spanish rights to Jenn Bennett’s THE ANATOMICAL SHAPE OF A HEART, STARRY EYES, and SERIOUS MOONLIGHT, to Urano, in a four-book deal, Sandra Bruna Literary Agency on behalf of Taryn Fagerness Agency and Laura Bradford of Bradford Literary Agency.

Multi-book deal for Alexa Riley

NYT bestselling author Alexa Riley’s KINGPIN, MECHANIC, THIEF, SHIELDING LILY, HER TOUCH, VIRGIN DUET, LASSOING THE MAIL-ORDER VIRGIN BRIDE and PRINCESS, to Dan Harmon at Brilliance Audio, in a multi-book deal, by Laura Bradford at Bradford Literary Agency.


Maggie Robinson’s NOBODY’S SWEETHEART NOW, the first Lady Adelaide 1920s-era cozy mystery, where a widowed marquess’ daughter must solve a death at her dinner party with the help of an Anglo-Indian police inspector…and the ghost of her late and unlamented husband, to Barbara Peters at Poisoned Pen Press, by Laura Bradford at Bradford Literary Agency (world English).

Translation: Taryn Fagerness at Taryn Fagerness Agency
New romantic adventure from Jenn Bennett

Rita Award-winning author of THE ANATOMICAL SHAPE OF A HEART Jenn Bennett’s untitled romantic adventure, pitched as THE GENTLEMAN’S GUIDE TO VICE AND VIRTUE meets THE LAST MAGICIAN, in which a teen heiress’s treasure-hunting father is kidnapped and she travels across 1930s Transylvania with her streetwise rival to secure the ransom: a cursed medieval ring that once belonged to Vlad the Impaler, again to Nicole Ellul at Simon Pulse, for publication Fall 2019, by Laura Bradford of the Bradford Literary Agency(NA).

Translation: Taryn Fagerness Agency
New title from YOU’LL MISS ME WHEN I’M GONE author

Author of YOU’LL MISS ME WHEN I’M GONE Rachel Lynn Solomon’s TODAY, TONIGHT, and TOMORROW, in which rival overachievers realize they may actually love each other over 24 hours on the last day of senior year, pitched as The Hating Game meets Dazed & Confused, again to Jennifer Ung at Simon Pulse, in a two-book deal, for publication in spring 2020, by Laura Bradfordat Bradford Literary Agency (world English).

French rights to THE NEGOTIATOR

French rights to HelenKay Dimon’s THE NEGOTIATOR, to J’ai Lu, by La Nouvelle Agence, on behalf of Taryn Fagerness Agency and Laura Bradford at Bradford Literary Agency.

French rights to four-book deal

French rights to Layla Reyne’s SINGLE MALT, CASK STRENGTH, BARREL PROOF, AND TEQUILA SUNRISE, to J’ai Lu, in a four-book deal, La Nouvelle Agence on behalf of Taryn Fagerness Agency and Laura Bradford at Bradford Literary Agency.

Foreign rights to VOX by debut author

Christina Dalcher’s debut VOX, to Muza in Poland, by Graal; to Host in the Czech Republic, in a pre-empt, and to IKAR in Slovakia, by Kristin Olson Literary Agency; to Nord in Italy, by The Italian Agency; and VOX plus a second book to NIL in France, at auction, by La Nouvelle Agence; to Roca Editorial in Spain, in a pre-empt and Sextante in Brazil, by Sandra Bruna Literary Agency, to Fischer in Germany, at auction, by Agence Hoffman, to Muvelt Nep in Hungary, by Lex Copyright Office; to RAO in Romania, by Jill Hughes Foreign Rights, all on behalf of Taryn Fagerness Agency and Laura Bradford at Bradford Literary Agency.


French rights to Tessa Bailey’s DISORDERLY CONDUCT, INDECENT EXPOSURE, AND DISTURBING HIS PEACE, to Editions ADA, by La Nouvelle Agence on behalf of Taryn Fagerness Agency, and by Laura Bradford at Bradford Literary Agency.