Isabel Canas’ debut is MEXICAN GOTHIC meets REBECCA

Isabel Canas’ THE HACIENDA, pitched as MEXICAN GOTHIC meets REBECCA, set in the aftermath of the Mexican War of Independence, in which a young woman accepts a marriage proposal and moves into her new husband’s remote countryside estate, only to discover that the house is not the safe haven she envisioned and she must seek the help of a local priest to rid the place of evil, to Jen Monroe at Berkley, in a major deal, at auction, in a two-book deal, by Kari Sutherland at Bradford Literary Agency.

Czech rights for THE EX TALK

Czech rights for THE EX TALK

Rachel Lynn Solomon’s THE EX TALK, to Dobrovsky (Czech Republic), by Martina Knapkova at Kristin Olson Literary Agency, on behalf of Taryn Fagerness Agency and Laura Bradford at Bradford Literary Agency.

Romanian rights for DEVIL OF DOWNTOWN

Romanian rights for DEVIL OF DOWNTOWN

Joanna Shupe’s THE DEVIL OF DOWNTOWN, to Editura Litera (Romania), by Jill Hughes at Jill Hughes Foreign Rights, on behalf of Taryn Fagerness Agency and Laura Bradford at Bradford Literary Agency.

French rights for GROWN

French rights for GROWN

Tiffany D. Jackson’s GROWN, to Hugo (France), by Michele Kanonidis at La Nouvelle Agence, on behalf of Taryn Fagerness Agency and Natalie Lakosil at Bradford Literary Agency.

Natalya Lobanova knows that EVERYONE SUCKS SOMETIMES

Natalya Lobanova knows that EVERYONE SUCKS SOMETIMES

Contributing cartoonist for The New Yorker and BuzzFeed, artist Natalya Lobanova’s debut collection of darkly humorous comics and activity pages that tackle feelings of inadequacy in relationships, work, and life, acknowledging that everyone sucks sometimes and that it’s okay—even healthy—to feel insecure from time to time, to Lauren Appleton at Tarcher Perigee, in a very nice deal, for publication in 2022, by Jennifer Chen Tran at Bradford Literary Agency (world).

Tonya Abari’s debut is about LOCS, NOT DREADS

Tonya Abari’s LOCS, NOT DREADS, about a girl and her family who celebrate and take pride in wearing locs, because there is nothing “dreadful” about their hair, illustrated by Chasity Hampton, to Asia Citro at Innovation Press, for publication in fall 2023, by Natalie Lakosil at Bradford Literary Agency (world).

We’ve all wondered how to do LOVE IN THE TIME OF SERIAL KILLERS…

Alicia Thompson’s LOVE IN THE TIME OF SERIAL KILLERS, a rom-com about a PhD candidate working on a true crime dissertation, who can’t decide if her attractive neighbor is a potential serial killer or boyfriend, to Kristine Swartz at Berkley, in a two-book deal, by Laura Bradford at Bradford Literary Agency (world English).

French rights for Jenn Bennett’s ARCADIA BELL series

French rights for Jenn Bennett’s ARCADIA BELL series

Jenn Bennett’s KINDLING THE MOON, SUMMONING THE NIGHT, BINDING THE SHADOWS, and BANISHING THE DARK, to Alter Real (France), in a four-book deal, by Pauline Cuchet at La Nouvelle Agence, on behalf of Taryn Fagerness Agency and Laura Bradford at Bradford Literary Agency.

New historical romance from Madeline Martin

Author of THE LAST BOOKSHOP IN LONDON Madeline Martin’s next untitled novel, pitched as inspired by World War II history, in which an American woman makes an unexpected connection with a French resistance fighter and finds a chance to help her escape from occupied France, to Peter Joseph at Hanover Square Press, by Laura Bradford at Bradford Literary Agency (world).

Turkish rights for WINGS OF EBONY

Turkish rights for WINGS OF EBONY

J. Elle’s WINGS OF EBONY, to Ren Kitap (Turkey), by Merve Ongen at ONK Agency, on behalf of Taryn Fagerness Agency and Natalie Lakosil at Bradford Literary Agency.