Publishers Weekly: Bensen has created some larger-than-life characters, but the true star of the tale is Junction itself. The author’s creativity gambols across the planet along with his characters, and the journey is as much about the weird creatures as it is about the human drama.
World English Audio rights Anna Kashina’s SHADOWBLADE, to Michael Olah at Dreamscape Media, by Katie Shea Boutillier, for Jennie Goloboy.
- Foundryside by Robert Jackson Bennett
- Temper by Nicky Drayden
- Semiosis by Sue Burke
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 Daniel M. Bensen’s JUNCTION, to Kim Budnick at Tantor Media, by Katie Shea Boutillier on behalf of Jennie Goloboy.
Dan Koboldt’s PUTTING THE SCIENCE IN FICTION, with foreword by NYT bestselling author Chuck Wendig, a collection of essays from scientists, physicians, engineers, and other experts to help authors get the science right and create more compelling fiction, to Kim Budnick at Tantor Media, by Katie Shea Boutillier on behalf of Paul E. Stevens, with Stacia Decker at Dunow, Carlson & Lerner representing Wendig.
Author of the Majat Code series Anna Kashina’s SHADOWBLADE, in which a young blademaster must impersonate a lost princess and join a deadly political game that will upset the balance of powers in the empire, to Marc Gascoigne at Angry Robot, in a nice deal, for publication in May 2019, by Jennie Goloboy.
Sue Burke’s SEMIOSIS: PAX, a sequel to SEMIOSIS, in which Earth sends new emissaries to the planet Pax, the planet where plants are the dominant intelligent species, and an untitled novel about perfect human clones and their struggle to fit into an imperfect world, again to Jennifer Gunnels at Tor, by Jennie Goloboy.
Debut novelist Daniel M. Bensen’s JUNCTION, in which a Japanese nature show host finds himself on an exploratory trip to an alien world, but when members of the party start to die, he wonders if one of the others might be a murderer, to Don D’Auria at Flame Tree Press, for publication in April 2019, by Jennie Goloboy.
ARMED IN HER FASHION and THE HUMOURS OF GRUB STREET author Kate Heartfield’s ALICE PAYNE ARRIVES and ALICE PAYNE RIDES, about a daring veteran’s daughter in 1780s England who, along with her scientist girlfriend, is recruited into the century-spanning History War, to Lee Harris at Tor.com, for publication in late 2018 and Spring 2019, negotiated by Jennie Goloboy.
Troy Bucher’s THE FALLEN GODS’ WAR trilogy, a coming of age, epic fantasy series, in which two characters must bridge opposing cultures to stop a pair of long-dead gods from returning to destroy their homeland, to Sheila Gilbert at DAW, by Jennie Goloboy.