Oct 092014

photo of author Shaun David HutchinsonMichael Strother at Simon Pulse has pre-empted world English rights to Violent Ends, a novel with 17 authors, edited by Shaun David Hutchinson, author of the upcoming The Five Stages of Andrew Brawley. The story centers on a 16-year-old school shooter, with each chapter set at a time before the shooting and told by characters who knew him, trying to answer one question: Why? Contributing authors include Kendare Blake, Steve Brezenoff, Delilah Dawson, Trish Doller, Margie Gelbwasser, Christine Johnson, E.M. Kokie, Cynthia Leitich Smith, Tom Leveen, Hannah Moskowitz, Elisa Nader, Beth Revis, Mindi Scott, Neal and Brendan Shusterman, Courtney Summers, Blythe Woolston. Fall 2015 is the projected pub date; Amy Boggs negotiated the deal.