Tessa Bailey and Eve Dangerfield’s CAPTIVATED, to Cassie Hanjian at Podium Audio, by Laura Bradford at Bradford Literary Agency (world English).
French rights for Wicked Villains books 1 & 2
Katee Robert’s DESPERATE MEASURES and LEARN MY LESSON, to Tredaniel (France), in a two-book deal, by Pauline Cuchet at La Nouvelle Agence, on behalf of Taryn Fagerness Agency and Laura Bradford at Bradford Literary Agency.
Albanian rights for NYT bestselling Bellinger Sister series
Tessa Bailey’s IT HAPPENED ONE SUMMER and HOOK, LINE AND SINKER, to Botime Pegi (Albania), in a two-book deal, by Jill Hughes at Jill Hughes Foreign Rights, on behalf of Taryn Fagerness Agency and Laura Bradford at Bradford Literary Agency.
IF I COULD coming fall 2024
Matt Zurbo’s IF I COULD, pitched as inspired by one of the author’s “365 Children’s Books in 365 Days” featured in the New York Times, a poetic celebration of the limitless love between a parent and their child, illustrated by Patrice Barton, to Jennifer Besser at Roaring Brook Press, with Kate Meltzer and Emilia Sowersby editing, for publication in fall 2024, by Marti Blumenthal at 59 Management and Kaitlyn Sanchez at Bradford Literary Agency for the author, and by Christy Ewers at The CAT Agency for the illustrator (world).
Book 12 in Whistle Stop Cafe Mysteries coming early 2024
Laura Bradford’s SOMEWHERE OVER THE RAINBOW, book 12 in The Whistle Stop Cafe Mysteries, about a series of misattributed animation cells from the World War II time period, to Jane Haertel at Guideposts, in an exclusive submission, for publication in early 2024, by Laura Bradford at Bradford Literary Agency (world).
Gabrielle Union to star and produce PRETTY LITTLE WIFE
Darby Kane’s PRETTY LITTLE WIFE, in which a woman’s husband is missing, which would be fine with her except she put his body RIGHT THERE and now it’s gone, to Amazon Studios, Range Media Partners, and A+E Studios; with Gabrielle Union attached to star and executive produce and Meredith Lavendar, Marcie Ulin, and Kristen SaBerre to write and executive produce alongside Union; by Katrina Escudero at Sugar23; on behalf of Laura Bradford at Bradford Literary Agency.
Brazilian rights to LOVE IN THE TIME OF SERIAL KILLERS
Alicia Thompson’s LOVE IN THE TIME OF SERIAL KILLERS, to Rua do Sabao (Brazil), by Sandra Bruna at Sandra Bruna Literary Agency, on behalf of Taryn Fagerness Agency and Laura Bradford at Bradford Literary Agency.
Brazilian rights to FOUR WEEKENDS & A FUNERAL
Ellie Palmer’s FOUR WEEKENDS AND A FUNERAL, to Rua do Sabao (Brazil), by Sandra Bruna at Sandra Bruna Literary Agency, on behalf of Taryn Fagerness Agency and Laura Bradford at Bradford Literary Agency.
New picture book from author-illustrator DK Ryland
Author-illustrator of the forthcoming GIRAFFE IS TOO TALL FOR THIS BOOK and THE MISSING ACORN DK Ryland’s THE DANGEROUS ALPHABET BOOK, a humorous fourth-wall breaking picture book featuring an anxious avocado trying to keep an alphabet of fruit from becoming an alphabet of dangerous, scary creatures, despite the author’s best intentions, to Suzy Krogulski at Astra Young Readers, for publication in fall 2025, by Kaitlyn Sanchez at Bradford Literary Agency (world).
Sarah Hovorka is a CAMOUFLAGE MOM
Author of HATTIE HATES HUGS and the forthcoming SAME LOVE, DIFFERENT HUG Sarah Hovorka’s CAMOUFLAGE MOM, based on the author’s childhood, exploring a child’s emotional journey when her mom leaves for the military, illustrated by Elif Balta, to Maria Dismondy at Cardinal Rule Press, with Adam Blackman editing, for publication in summer 2024, by Kaitlyn Sanchez at Bradford Literary Agency for the author, and by Erin Tisdel at Advocate-Art for the illustrator (world).
Lacey Baker has a SECRET ON THE SLOPES
Lacey Baker’s SECRETS ON THE SLOPES, when a pianist attends her high school reunion, she becomes the target of an anonymous sharpshooter who knows too much about the death of her twin sister the day before graduation, to Dana Grimaldi at Love Inspired Cold Case Collection, in a nice deal, for publication in November 2024, by Laura Bradford at Bradford Literary Agency.