Author of MY SISTER IS MISSING and forthcoming WITHOUT A TRACE, Carissa Ann Lynch‘s LIKE FOLLOW KILL, in which a widowed and traumatically injured woman becomes online-obsessed with a former classmate and follows her across country to save her from a supposed stalker, who uncannily looks like her ex, to Charlotte Ledger at Killer Reads, in a two-book deal, for publication in Fall 2019, by Katie Shea Boutillier.
Author of the forthcoming GIDEON THE NINTH and Shirley Jackson Award nominee Tamsyn Muir’s untitled dark fantasy novella to Bill Schafer at Subterranean Press for publication in 2020 by Jennifer Jackson.
Three new titles in NY Times best selling author Emily Brightwell’s long-running Victorian mystery series about a dim-witted Scotland Yard inspector and his much smarter housekeeper, for publication in 2020 and 2021, to Michelle Vega at Berkley Prime Crime by Donald Maass.
A science fiction novel by David Gerrold (The Martian Child) in which humanity reaches a planet of strange flora and a young settler, Kyle, learns that his autism may be judged a liability to human survival, to Betsy Wollheim at DAW via Donald Maass.
New York Times best-selling author Jim Butcher and Kerrie L. Hughes will edit HEROIC HEARTS, a new paranormal fantasy anthology celebrating heroes who do the right thing when they are called upon (including stories by Jim Butcher, Patricia Briggs, Charlaine Harris, Kelley Armstrong, Rachel Caine, and others). The deal was negotiated with Anne Sowards at Ace by Lucienne Diver of The Knight Agency (for Hughes) and Jennifer Jackson (for Butcher).
From New York Times Best Selling author of the Others series Anne Bishop, a new dark fantasy novel, returning to the world of the Black Jewels, as first seen in the award-winning DAUGHTER OF THE BLOOD.
Come back to the lands ruled by the SaDiablo family. When a young lord arrives in Ebon Rih and begins to court Lady Jillian, an adolescent Eyrien witch, he’s unaware that she’s the ward of Lucivar Yaslana, the Warlord Prince of Ebon Rih. When Lucivar suspects all is not right with his charge, he goes to his family for help, and Surreal SaDiablo and Daemon Sadi are all too willing. But much has changed since the days of the Queen known as Witch, and there is an unknown danger Daemon faces as a black-jeweled Warlord Prince – a price to be paid that may threaten them all.
Acquired by Anne Sowards at Ace, in a six-figure deal, in a two-book deal, for publication in spring 2020, by Jennifer Jackson.
Nicole Glover’s THE CONDUCTORS, an historical fantasy set in post-Civil War Philadelphia, about a magic-wielding African-American couple, former conductors on the Underground Railroad, who solve mysteries the white authorities won’t touch, with a sequel, to John Joseph Adams at John Joseph Adams Books, by Jennie Goloboy.
Debut author Micaiah Johnson’s THE SPACE BETWEEN WORLDS, a science-fiction novel where inter-dimensional travel is possible but only for the marginalized, about Cara, a multiverse traveler who discovers the parallel worlds of the privileged hold a deadly secret, sold to Julian Pavia at Crown with Angeline Rodriguez editing, by Cameron McClure. UK rights sold in a pre-empt to Sam Bradbury at Hodder via Harry Illingworth at DHH Literary.
SHARDS OF HEAVEN author Michael Livingston’s fantasy novella BLACK CROW, WHITE SNOW, in which a desperate group of women warriors fights across a frozen wasteland in search of a mythical weapon they hope will repel a hostile invasion, to Steve Feldberg at Audible Originals, by Paul E. Stevens.
Debut authors Wendy Trimboli and Alicia Zaloga’s THE RESURRECTIONIST OF CALIGO, in which a down-on-his-luck body snatcher and a rebellious princess are forced together despite their tumultuous history, and must navigate their conflicting views on magic, medicine, and social strata in order to stop a murderer whose experiments could upend their entire country, to Marc Gascoigne at Angry Robot, by Caitlin McDonald.