Joanna Shupe’s THE ROGUE OF FIFTH AVENUE and THE PRINCE OF BROADWAY, to Editura Litera (Romania), 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.
Coretta Scott King-John Steptoe Award winner for New Talent, novelist Tiffany Jackson’s SANTA IN THE CITY, about a curious girl who sets out to prove that Santa is real and magic always finds a way, even if it seems impossible to visit kids in the city, illustrated by Reggie Brown, to Ellen Cormier at Dial, at auction, for publication in the fall of 2021, by Natalie Lakosil at Bradford Literary Agency for the author, and by Christy Tugeau Ewers at The CAT Agency for the illustrator (world).
Jenn Bennett’s ALEX, APPROXIMATELY, to Marti (Turkey), by Merve Ongen at ONK Agency, on behalf of Taryn Fagerness Agency and Laura Bradford at Bradford Literary Agency.
Jenn Bennett’s CHASING LUCKY, to Urano (Spain), by Jordi Ribolleda at Sandra Bruna Literary Agency; also to Carlsen (Germany), by Roswitha Kern at Agence Hoffman; on behalf of Taryn Fagerness Agency and Laura Bradford at Bradford Literary Agency.
Rachel Lynn Solomon’s TODAY TONIGHT TOMORROW, to Milan (France), by Michele Kanonidis at La Nouvelle Agence, on behalf of Taryn Fagerness Agency and Laura Bradford at Bradford Literary Agency.
Alex Aster’s EMBLEM ISLAND: CURSE OF THE NIGHT WITCH, to Eksmo (Russian Federation), by Anastasya Markova at Synopsis Agency, on behalf of Taryn Fagerness Agency and Laura Bradford at Bradford Literary Agency.
Barbara Dunlop’s next two books in THE GAMBLING MEN series, again to Kathryn Lye at Harlequin Desire, in a two-book deal, by Laura Bradford at Bradford Literary Agency.
Author of THE GIRLS OF PEARL HARBOR Soraya Lane’s THE LAST CORRESPONDENT, exploring the largely untold experiences of female war correspondents during World War II, as well as two more historical women’s fiction novels, again to Sammia Hamer at Lake Union Publishing, in a very nice deal, in a three-book deal, by Laura Bradford at Bradford Literary Agency (world).
HelenKay Dimon writing as Darby Kane’s first suspense novel HER ONLY CHOICE, 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 May Chen at William Morrow, in an exclusive submission, for publication in 2021, by Laura Bradford at Bradford Literary Agency (world).
NYT-bestselling author Katee Robert’s FORBIDDEN FRUIT, pitched as a contemporary retelling of the Hades-Persephone myth, in which Persephone is a society darling fleeing an arranged marriage and Hades is the reclusive king of a criminal empire who offers her a dark deal—she’ll be his for a month, and in return he’ll ensure her freedom from her mother and fiancé once and for all, to Mary Altman at Sourcebooks Casablanca, in a three-book deal, for publication in beginning summer 2021, by Laura Bradford at Bradford Literary Agency (world English).
Author of NOBODY’S SWEETHEART NOW Maggie Robinson’s JUST MAKE BELIEVE, in which a widow’s week at a country house party gets off to a dismal start when her hostess is found dead in the conservatory; luckily the oh-so-tempting Detective Inspector from Scotland Yard and her late and unlamented husband are at hand to help her solve the case, to Anna Michels at Poisoned Pen Press, for publication in July 2020, by Laura Bradford at Bradford Literary Agency (world English).