Three new historical mystery works by best-selling author Anne Perry for publication in 2018, to include the 24th in her William Monk series, the 16th of her Christmas novellas, and the 33rd in her Thomas Pitt series, moving the series into the first decade of the 20th Century with a cast of younger characters and featuring Thomas Pitt’s now-grown son Daniel, in a significant deal to Susanna Porter at Ballantine, by Donald Maass, in association with Meg Davis at Ki Agency in London.
Leslie S. Klinger and Laurie King editing their third anthology of Sherlock Holmes inspired stories, including contributions from Cara Black, Rhys Bowen, Feed Barrel Coleman, Jamie Freveletti, Gregg Hurwitz, and more, to Claiborne Hancock at Pegasus Books, by Donald Maass.
- Binti by Nnedi Okorafor
- Too Like the Lightning by Ada Palmer
- Ninefox Gambit by Yoon Ha Lee
French rights to New York Times bestselling author Anne Bishop’s MARKED IN FLESH, Book 4 of the Others series, to Bragelonne, by David Camus at Anna Jarota Agency in association with Jennifer Jackson.
German rights to Jim Butcher’s ACADEM’S FURY, Book 2 of the Codex Alera series, renewed by Blanvalet, via Bastian Schlueck at the Thomas Schlueck Agency in association with Jennifer Jackson.
Japanese rights to NYT bestselling author Emily Brightwell’s MRS. JEFFRIES TAKES STOCK, to Tokyo Sogensha, by Kohei Hattori at The English Agency, in association with Katie Shea Boutillier.
Thai rights to Shaun David Hutchinson’s WE ARE THE ANTS, to The Reading Room, by Itzel Hsu at The Grayhawk Agency in association with Katie Shea Boutillier on behalf of Amy Boggs.
Czech rights to Brent Weeks’s THE BLOOD MIRROR, Book 4 in the Lightbrigher series, to Fantom Print, by Nada Cipranic at Prava I Prevodi in association with Katie Shea Boutillier.
Russian rights to Jo Walton’s AMONG OTHERS, to AST, by Alexander Korzhenevski Agency in association with Katie Shea Boutillier.
German rights to the Nebula and Hugo Award winner for Best Novella, Nnedi Okorafor’s BINTI novella series, to Michael Schuster at Cross Cult, in a three-book deal, for ebook and omnibus publication, by Julia Aumuller at Thomas Schlueck Agency in association with Katie Shea Boutillier.
Leena Likitalo’s THE FIVE DAUGHTERS OF THE MOON plus sequel, to Haila Williams at Blackstone, in a two-book deal, by Katie Shea Boutillier, on behalf of Cameron McClure.
Liz Gorinsky at Tor Books has acquired Mary Robinette Kowal’s THE CALCULATING STARS and THE FATED SKY, an historical science fiction duology in which the devastation of a meteorite hit accelerates the 1950’s space program and building on the universe of her Hugo Award-winning novelette “The Lady Astronaut of Mars” for publication in 2018 via Jennifer Jackson.