Bradford Literary Agency

Recent Deals

Hungarian rights for STARRY EYES

Jenn Bennett’s STARRY EYES, to Alexandra (Hungary), by Norbert Uzseka at Lex Copyright Office, on behalf of Taryn Fagerness Agency and Laura Bradford Literary Agency.

French rights to BLENDED WHISKEY

French rights to Layla Reyne’s BLENDED WHISKEY, to J’ai Lu, by La Nouvelle Agence on behalf of Taryn Fagerness Agency and Laura Bradford of Bradford Literary Agency.

Slovakian rights to Alexa Riley

Slovakian rights to Alexa Riley’s HIS ALONE and CLAIMED, to Ikar, in a two-book deal, by Kristin Olson Literary Agency on behalf of Taryn Fagerness Agency and Laura Bradford of Bradford Literary Agency.

Sara Johnson’s MOLTEN MUD MURDER sold

Sara Johnson’s MOLTEN MUD MURDER, about a body found submerged in a molten mud pot in New Zealand by a bus of tourists, identifiable only by his teeth—the first in a new forensic mystery series featuring a forensic odontologist, as she is called in across New Zealand to investigate the most gruesome of deaths, to Diane DiBiase at Poisoned Pen Press, for publication in fall 2019, by Natalie Lakosil at Bradford Literary Agency (NA).

Translation/UK: taryn.fagerness@gmail.com
Romania has STARRY EYES

Romanian rights to Jenn Bennett’s STARRY EYES, to RAO, by Jill Hughes Foreign Rights on behalf of Taryn Fagerness Agency and Laura Bradford of Bradford Literary Agency.

Foreign rights for Dalcher’s VOX

Rights to Christina Dalcher’s VOX, to Dasan in South Korea, by Eric Yang Agency, to Hayakawa in Japan, by The English Agency, and to Eksmo in Russia, by Synopsis Agency, on behalf of Taryn Fagerness Agency and Laura Bradford of Bradford Literary Agency.

Modern retelling of MANSFIELD PARK to be published in 2019

Jacqueline Firkins’s GIRL, UNDEFINED, pitched as a modern take on Jane Austen’s MANSFIELD PARK, in which a 17-year-old girl wrestles with her unrequited crush on the boy next door while growing interested in the untrustworthy guy who is helping her stir up a little jealousy, to Emilia Rhodes at Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Children’s, for publication in fall 2019, by Laura Bradford at Bradford Literary Agency (world English).

Translation: Taryn Fagerness Agency
Relive THE NIGHT OF YOUR LIFE

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.