Bradford Literary Agency

Recent Deals

Debut YA

Clara Kensie’s debut RUN TO YOU, featuring a girl whose psychic family is on the run from a killer hired by the government, and a boy with a shocking secret who makes her hope against hope that their latest town will become home, to Natashya Wilson at Harlequin Teen, in a 2-book deal, to be published as 3-part ebook original serials in February 2014 and June 2014, by Laura Bradford of Bradford Literary Agency (World English).

Debut New Adult

Sabrina Elkins’s debut STIR ME UP, about a high school senior and chef-in-training who finds her life — and dreams — derailed when a brooding, annoyingly attractive 20-year-old ex-Marine comes to live with her family while recovering from the life-altering injuries he sustained in battle, to Margo Lipschultz at Harlequin Teen, to be published as an e-book original in October 2013, by Laura Bradford at Bradford Literary Agency (World English).

NYT bestselling author Lauren Dane’s new series

NYT bestselling author of TART, Lauren Dane’s FOOL’S GOLD, beginning a new series about alt rockers & brothers who find love and trouble when they are off the road and back home at their family-owned ranch, to Angela James at HQN, in a good deal, in a three-book deal, for publication in beginning 2015, by Laura Bradford at Bradford Literary Agency.

Golden Heart Winner Joanna Shupe’s Historical Romance

Golden Heart finalist Joanna Shupe’s COURTESAN DUCHESS, in which a deserted Duchess who hasn’t seen the stranger she married since her wedding day 8 years ago tracks her rakehell husband to Venice and poses as a courtesan to cunningly produce an heir and secure her future, to Peter Senftleben at Kensington, in a nice deal, in a three-book deal, for publication beginning in early 2015, by Laura Bradford at Bradford Literary Agency.

Soraya Lane’s new novella

Soraya Lane’s contribution to the WHEN IT BURNS continuity series, MOMENT OF SURRENDER, in which a tough & protective Special Forces soldier meets his match in a sexy take-charge woman one scorching & unforgettable night…it’s bliss until he discovers she’s his foster brother’s baby sister, to Liz Pelletier at Entangled Brazen, in a nice deal, for publication in October 2013, by Laura Bradford at Bradford Literary Agency.

WHEN IT BURNS third installment

Robyn Grady’s 3rd installment in the WHEN IT BURNS continuity series, SATISFACTION GUARANTEED, about an ex-PI who joins forces with a feisty – and sexy – amateur sleuth to track down a missing family heirloom, to Liz Pelletier at Entangled Brazen, in a nice deal, for publication in November 2013, by Laura Bradford at Bradford Literary Agency.

Ann Aguirre’s new YA contemporary

USA Today bestselling author of OUTPOST Ann Aguirre’s THE QUEEN OF BRIGHT AND SHINY THINGS, a contemporary love story between a girl hiding a dark secret and a boy’s who’s lost everything, again to Liz Szabla at Feiwel and Friends, in a very nice deal, for publication in Spring 2015, by Laura Bradford at Bradford Literary Agency (NA)

Debut YA Deal

Sarah Raughley’s FEATHER BOUND, a dark retelling of Cinderella in which a girl is blackmailed into joining the glittering world of paparazzi and wealth to find dirt on her estranged best friend or risk being sold on the black market for human swans, to Amanda Rutter at Strange Chemistry, for publication in Spring 2014 by Natalie Lakosil at Bradford Literary Agency

Debut YA Deal

Mary Elizabeth Summer’s CATCH MY GRIFT, about a con artist, master of disguise and a high school sophomore who must track down her recently missing father through a maze of creepy stalkers, hit attempts and family secrets all while running the petty scams for her classmates that fund her pricey private school tuition and dodging the dean of students, to Wendy Loggia at Delacorte, in a very nice deal, in a two-book deal, for publication in Fall 2014, by Laura Bradford at Bradford Literary Agency (World English).

New Red Hot Read

HelenKay Dimon’s EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW, where an enterprising woman starts a business to help others navigate the difficult dating world of Washington, DC’s rich and powerful and accidentally catches the attention of a wealthy businessman who wants to know all her secrets, to Malle Vallik at Harlequin, for Cosmo Red Hot Reads, for publication in October 2013, by Laura Bradford at Bradford Literary Agency.