Patrisse Cullors speaks about the importance of feminism at Glamour's 2017 Women of the Year Summit

Glamour | November 13, 2017

For the past 27 years, Glamour‘s Women of the Year Awards has honored game changes, rule breakers, and trailblazers. This year’s class of extraordinary women is no exception. So to kick off our favorite day of the year, Glamour is hosting a Women of the Year Live Summit at the Brooklyn Museum. Yesterday, Black Lives Matter cofounder and 2016 Woman of the Year Patrisse Cullors spoke out about the importance of feminism.



THE LAST MRS. PARRISH - A USA Today Weekend Pick for Book Lovers

USA Today | Nov. 11, 2017

What should you read this weekend? USA TODAY’s picks for book lovers include a juicy new biography of Rolling Stone magazine’s Jann Wenner, and Michael Connelly’s latest Harry Bosch thriller.



Huffington Post: 'The Last Mrs. Parrish' Should Be the Very Next Book You Read

Huffington Post | Oct. 31, 2017

The raves are in for The Last Mrs. Parrish by Liv Constantine, and it’s no wonder. If anything, the glowing blurbs from such literary luminaries as Jane Green, Karin Slaughter, Lee Child, and Jenny Milchman don’t go far enough. The story is gripping from the start, yet when the twist occurs, the reader will feel compelled to go back to the beginning to see what was missed.



BRIT + CO: 3 New Thrillers That Will Take Your Breath Away

BRIT + CO | Oct. 22, 2017

What’s that in the bushes? Look out behind you! Is it a murderer? A psychopath? An evil clown? No… it’s new novels! The new thrillers in this week’s book club will each take you on a fascinating ride, whether it comes from the masterful manipulations of a so-called “best friend,” the turbulent world of high-stakes art, or even a questioning of reality itself. Read on for enough intrigue to last you for days, including The Last Mrs. Parrish by Liv Constantine!



Deadline Hollywood: Sara Blaedel's Louise Rick Crime Novels In Works As TV Series At Bron Studios

Deadline Hollywood | Oct. 18, 2017

Bron Studios’ TV group has acquired rights to Danish author Sara Blaedel’s bestselling crime fiction book series centered on police detective Louise Rick. The plan is to adapt the novels as a TV series, with the first published Rick book The Forgotten Girls to serve as the backdrop for Season 1.



THE LAST MRS. PARRISH Selected as an iBooks Favorite

October 19, 2017

The Last Mrs. Parrish was selected as an @iBooks Favorite!

Amber Patterson, a young beauty with a humble and checkered past, wants more—so she contrives to befriend Daphne Parrish, a woman who has it all. The Last Mrs. Parrish starts as a classic other-woman tale, with an appearances-are-deceiving thread several shades darker than that of The Girl on the Train. The story takes an unexpected turn when the perspective shifts to Daphne’s chilling first-person narration. Liv Constantine—the pen name of a pair of sisters who write thrillers together online—had us hooked and unsettled from start to finish.



Publishers Weekly: How Two Sisters Wrote One of This Fall's Best Thrillers Together

Publishers Weekly | Oct. 13, 2017

To the pantheon of Gone Girl–type bad girls you can now add Amber Patterson, the manipulative heroine of The Last Mrs. Parrish, who sets her sights on wealthy couple Daphne and Jackson Parrish.The devilishly ingenious debut thriller from Liv Constantine, the pseudonym of sisters Lynne and Valerie Constantine. Lynne and Valerie wrote the book despite living hundreds of miles apart. Here, they talk about their process.



USA Today: 5 new books not to miss this week

USA Today | Oct. 15, 2017

The Last Mrs. Parrish by Liv Constantine is one of USA Today’s 5 new books not to miss this week! The buzz: A “devilishly ingenious debut thriller,” says Publishers Weekly in a starred review.



New York Post: This week's must-read books

New York Post | October 14, 2017

The Last Mrs. Parrish by Liv Constantine was included alongside other new books in a round-up by the New York Post



Real Simple: The Best New Books to Read This Month

Real Simple | October 2017

Whether you’re looking for a captivating novel, a fascinating investigation, or a poignant memoir, October has something for everyone. Here are ten new releases that caught our eye this month.



Getting hygge in Denmark with author Sara Blaedel

USA Today | June 22, 2017

Denmark’s Queen of Crime, Sara Blaedel, spent several days in Denmark with award-winning journalist, Lois Alter Mark, showing her all of the best places to experience hygge.



Sara Blaedel talks with Lois Alter Mark about her next books

La Jolla Light | July 21, 2017

Sara Blaedel, Denmark’s “Queen of Crime,” includes San Diego in her upcoming novel.



Faith Erin Hicks and EW on THE NAMELESS CITY

Entertainment Weekly | April 3, 2017

Faith Erin Hicks talks continuing The Nameless City trilogy on screen and on the page with Entertainment Weekly. The graphic novel trilogy will soon be coming to the small screen, courtesy of Frederator, EW can exclusively reveal.



Kevin Munoz's THE POST sold to Diversion Books

Publishers Marketplace | April 26, 2017

Kevin Munoz’s THE POST, set in a walled-in city near the former Atlanta, where the survivors of a worldwide pandemic are trying to rebuild society, to Lia Ottaviano and Jaime Levine at Diversion Books, by Bernadette Baker-Baughman at Victoria Sanders & Associates (World).



Major deal for #BlackLivesMatter co-founder Cullors & asha bandele

Publishers Marketplace | March 31, 2017

#BlackLivesMatter co-founder and freedom fighter Patrisse Cullors and journalist Asha Bandele’s WHEN THEY CALL YOU A TERRORIST, a Black Lives Matter memoir, with a foreword by Angela Davis, to Monique Patterson at St. Martin’s, in a major deal, at auction, by Tanya McKinnon at McKinnon McIntyre and Victoria Sanders at Victoria Sanders & Associates.
German rights to Martin Breitfeld at Kiepenheuer & Witsch, in a pre-empt, by Mary Anne Thompson at Mary Anne Thompson Associates.



Thelma Adams's second novel sold to Lake Union

Publishers Marketplace | March 8, 2017

Film critic and co-producer of the TV show FEUD Thelma Adams’s untitled on Jewish Mafia, which follows a disenfranchised Jewish woman in Brooklyn after the turn of the century, whose only source of liberation from the rigid bonds of her station is through her older brother, a hitman for Murder Incorporated, to Danielle Marshall at Lake Union Publishing, for publication in 2018, on exclusive submission, by Victoria Sanders at Victoria Sanders & Associates (World).



New book from Gigi Levangie sold to SMP on exclusive submission

Publishers Marketplace | February 25, 2017

Gigi Levangie’s ANONYMOUS V. ANONYMOUS, a humorous, high-speed adventure through a writer’s marriage and divorce to her movie industry heavy hitter husband – gone wrong, to Jennifer Enderlin at St. Martin’s, in an exclusive submission, in a pre-empt, in a two-book deal, by Victoria Sanders at Victoria Sanders & Associates (NA).



T. Greenwood's RUST AND STARDUST pre-empted by St. Martin's

Publishers Marketplace | February 23, 2017

T. Greenwood’s RUST AND STARDUST, when an 11-year old is kidnapped in 1948 by a convicted felon, so begins a 21-month journey exploring both the crime and criminal as well as the effect upon the girl, her family left behind, and her community; the spark upon which Vladimir Nabakov based LOLITA, a literary thriller and kaleidoscopic family portrait, to Hope Dellon at St. Martin’s, in a two-book deal, for publication in Spring 2018, by Victoria Sanders at Victoria Sanders & Associates (World).



Posthumous memoir by Gail Campbell Woolley sold to Agate

Publishers Marketplace | February 16, 2017

Gail Campbell Woolley with Nick Chiles’s SOAR, pitched in the spirit of WHEN BREATH BECOMES AIR and John Gunther’s DEATH BE NOT PROUD, the inspiring posthumous memoir of an irrepressible woman who lived an extraordinary life and her half-century battle with the blood disease, sickle cell anemia, to Doug Seibold at Agate, for publication in Fall 2017, by Victoria Sanders at Victoria Sanders & Associates (world).



K.J. Howe, THE FREEDOM BROKER profiled in The Huffington Post

The Huffington Post | February 14, 2017

K. J. Howe is an avid traveler, has raced camels in Jordan, and dove with the great white sharks in South Africa. She’s the executive director of Thrillerfest, the annual conference of the International Thriller Writers Organization. The Freedom Broker is her debut published novel.



Scott Stambach wins Alex Award for IVAN ISAENKO

American Library Association | January 23, 2017

The Alex Awards are given to ten books written for adults that have special appeal to young adults, ages 12 through 18. The winning titles are selected from the previous year’s publishing. The Alex Awards were first given annually beginning in 1998 and became an official ALA award in 2002.

“The Invisible Life of Ivan Isaenko,” by Scott Stambach, published by St. Martin’s Press (9781250081865). He has no arms or legs. She has blood that is betraying her. They are the smartest people in the children’s hospital and the only ones who understand, and they take “star-crossed lovers” to a whole new level.



Grand Central to publish more Barbara Bourland, Sara Blaedel

Publishers Weekly | December 9, 2016

Grand Central’s Maddie Caldwell has acquired North American rights to former O Magazine digital producer Barbara Bourland’s Pine City, the author’s second novel. Victoria Sanders of Victoria Sanders & Associates, who brokered the deal, called it an “uncommon acquisition” given that Bourland’s first novel, I’ll Eat When I’m Dead, has not yet been published. (That book is due from Grand Central in spring 2017.) According to Sanders, Pine City is set in an “abandoned summer resort in the Hudson Valley” and centers on a young painter who “finds herself falling ever deeper into the inner circle of an enigmatic group of older artists.” Pine City is set for a spring 2019 release.

Sanders also brokered a deal with Grand Central’s Lindsey Rose for North American rights to seven books by suspense author Sara Blaedel. One book, The Undertaker’s Daughter, the first in the Undertaker series is, according to Sanders, about a “woman who receives an unexpected inheritance—which turns out to be much more than she bargained for—from a father she hasn’t heard from in three decades, forcing her to leave her native Denmark and relocate to Racine, Wisconsin.” The publisher also acquired six backlist titles in Blaedel’s series centering on Louise Rick, a police investigator.



Star-studded RADICAL HOPE anthology to Knopf (US) & Virago (UK)

Publishers Marketplace | December 8, 2016

Carolina De Robertis, ed.‘s RADICAL HOPE: Letters of Love and Dissent in Dangerous Times, a collection of epistolary essays by a range of award-winning contemporary writers, pitched as love letters in the tradition of Baldwin’s The Fire Next Time and Coates’s Between the World and Me: Letters to ancestors; to our own communities; to a targeted community; to people of color; to immigrants; to activists; to a child; to the future; Letters into which we can pour not only our grief or fear or pain, but also the hope and love that will keep us all alive, sustaining us through the coming times, keeping us burning brightly, or at least getting out of bed each morning to keep doing what we can to nurture a better world to come, including the writing of Elmaz Abinader, Faith Adiele, asha bandele, Jeff Chang, Aya de León, Carolina De Robertis, Junot Díaz, Boris Fishman, Paraz Foroutan, Karen Joy Fowler, Cristina García, Francisco Goldman, the founders of Black Lives Matter (Patrisse Cullers, Alicia Garza, and Opal Tometi), Jewelle Gomez, Reyna Grande, Mohja Kahf, Hari Kunzru, Yiyun Li, Viet Thanh Nguyen, Achy Obejas, Peter Orner, Meredith Russo, Jane Smiley, and Luis Alberto Urrea, to Carole Baron at Knopf, in an exclusive submission, by Victoria Sanders at Victoria Sanders & Associates.

Carolina De Robertis, ed.‘s RADICAL HOPE: Letters of Love and Dissent in Dangerous Times, a collection of epistolary essays by a range of contemporary writers, pitched as love letters in the tradition of Baldwin’s The Fire Next Time and Coates’s Between the World and Me; letters into which we can pour not only our grief or fear or pain, but also the hope and love that will keep us all alive, sustaining us through the coming times, keeping us burning brightly, or at least getting out of bed each morning to keep doing what we can to nurture a better world to come, including the writing of Elmaz Abinader, Faith Adiele, asha bandele, Jeff Chang, Aya de León, Carolina De Robertis, Junot Díaz, Boris Fishman, Paraz Foroutan, Karen Joy Fowler, Cristina García, Francisco Goldman, the founders of Black Lives Matter (Patrisse Cullers, Alicia Garza, and Opal Tometi), Jewelle Gomez, Reyna Grande, Mohja Kahf, Hari Kunzru, Yiyun Li, Viet Thanh Nguyen, Achy Obejas, Peter Orner, Meredith Russo, Jane Smiley, and Luis Alberto Urrea, to Sarah Savitt at Virago, at auction, for publication in early 2017, by Chris Kepner on behalf of Victoria Sanders at Victoria Sanders & Associates.



Marine Gunnery Sergeant Tee Hanible's WARRIOR to St. Martin's

Publishers Marketplace | December 6, 2016

Decorated Marine Gunnery Sergeant Tee Hanible with Denene Millner’s WARRIOR, from a member of the first class of females permitted to take the Marine combat-training course formerly restricted to male soldiers, recounting hitting rock bottom as a troubled teen, and working tirelessly to dramatically alter the course of her trajectory, to Monique Patterson at St. Martin’s, in a preempt, by Victoria Sanders at Victoria Sanders & Associates (World).



12-book deal with First Second involving Zack Giallongo

Publishers Marketplace | November 16, 2016

Andy Hirsh and multiple authors’s SCIENCE COMICS: Dogs, to Calista Brill at First Second, in a twelve-book deal, for publication in 2017 – 2019, by Stephen Barr at Writers House for illustrator Jon Chad, and Bernadette Baker-Baughman at Victoria Sanders & Associates for illustrator Zack Giallongo.



BLACKBIRD, debut novel by Michael Fiegel, sold to Skyhorse

Publishers Weekly | October 14, 2016

Chelsey Emmelhainz at Skyhorse nabbed North American rights to the debut novel by Michael Fiegel, Blackbird. Fiegel, a Seattle-based game designer, was represented by Chris Kepner at Victoria Sanders & Associates. Kepner said the novel is a literary thriller that follows two sociopaths—one a killer for hire and the other a woman he kidnapped as a young girl and raised as his protégé. The book, slated for fall 2017, is, Kepner added, “nimbly paced” with “a biting social commentary à la American Psycho.”



Maris Wicks to illustrate DRAGON BONES for Roaring Brook

Publishers Weekly | October 4, 2016

Katherine Jacobs at Roaring Brook has acquired world rights to Sarah Glenn Marsh’s (l.) nonfiction picture book, Dragon Bones, the true story of Mary Anning, a fossil-hunter who discovered some of the first dinosaur fossils during a time when women often weren’t recognized as scientists. Maris Wicks will illustrate; publication is planned for fall 2019. Christa Heschke at McIntosh & Otis represented the author and Bernadette Baker-Baughman at Victoria Sanders



Constantine sisters debut sold to Harper

Publishers Weekly | September 30, 2016

Writing under the pseudonym Liv Constantine, sisters Lynne and Valerie Constantine sold their first psychological suspense novel, Middlegame, to Emily Griffin at Harper. Griffin took world rights from Bernadette Baker-Baughman at Victoria Sanders & Associates. Baker-Baughman said the book follows a woman who “desires the life of another woman and will go to any length to get it.” Middlegame is set for winter 2018 and will be released simultaneously in multiple countries—including France, Spain, and the U.S.—as part of the publisher’s new global publishing program.



Czech rights sold for PAGING APHRODITE by Kim Green

Publishers Marketplace | September 17, 2016

Czech rights to Kim Green’s PAGING APHRODITE, to Marketa Simackova at Sofa Books, by Chris Kepner on behalf of Victoria Sanders at Victoria Sanders & Associates.



Polish rights sold for THE FREEDOM BROKER by KJ Howe

Publishers Marketplace | September 17, 2016

Polish rights to KJ Howe’s THE FREEDOM BROKER, to G+J/Burda Media, by Marcin Biegaj at Andrew Nurnberg Associates and Chris Kepner on behalf of Victoria Sanders at Victoria Sanders & Associates.



3-book deal with Macmillan for Heather Nuhfer

Publishers Weekly | September 13, 2016

Erin Stein at Macmillan’s Imprint has acquired the middle grade novel My So-Called Super Powers by Heather Nuhfer, along with two other books in the series. Veronica McGowan is an average, unremarkable 13-year-old who is desperate to be an “est” – cutest, smartest, funniest – but instead she just might be the weirdest. Publication is scheduled for spring 2018; Bernadette Baker-Baughman at Victoria Sanders & Associates did the deal for world rights.



Cheryl Reid's MY BANISHMENT sold to Lake Union

Publishers Marketplace | August 11, 2016

Cheryl Reid’s MY BANISHMENT, a haunting novel that follows a family of Syrian immigrants, set in 1956 during a stifling August in the Deep South of Riverton, Alabama, to Danielle Marshall at Lake Union Publishing, by Victoria Sanders at Victoria Sanders & Associates (World).



Librarian Nancy Pearl's debut novel sold to Touchstone

Publishers Marketplace | June 27, 2016

Librarian Nancy Pearl’s GEORGE AND LIZZIE, a married couple have radically different understandings of what love and marriage should be; he grew up in a warm and loving family in Tulsa, Oklahoma, his father an orthodontist, his mother a stay-at-home mom while she grew up as the only child of two famous psychologists who related to her more as an in-house experiment, than a child to love; it extends from their first meeting to more than a decade into their unlikely marriage, to Tara Parsons at Touchstone, for publication in June 2017, by Victoria Sanders at Victoria Sanders & Associates (World).



Blaedel makes Apple iBooks Best Books of 2016 (So Far)

Apple iBooks | June 26, 2016

At the year’s halfway point, we decided to get together and choose our favorite reads so far. Our list includes bestsellers that deserve all the kudos they’ve gotten and astounding books by first-time authors. Find the fiction, nonfiction, thrillers, and romances that have kept us happily reading from January through June.

Our Favorite Bestsellers

THE KILLING FOREST by Sara Blaedel



Three more Amy Hatvany novels sold to Atria

Publishers Marketplace | June 9, 2016

Author of SOMEWHERE OUT THERE and OUTSIDE THE LINES Amy Hatvany’s next three novels, to Sarah Cantin at Atria, in a significant deal, by Victoria Sanders at Victoria Sanders & Associates (World English).



Julie Lawson Timmer's third novel sold to Lake Union

Publishers Marketplace | June 1, 2016

Author of FIVE DAYS LEFT and UNTETHERED, Julie Lawson Timmer’s MRS. SAINT AND THE DEFECTIVES, about a new divorcee who finds herself and her son the pet project of her mysterious, imperious, and exceedingly nosy new European landlady, bringing into brilliant color two women from vastly different backgrounds and eras, who are ultimately connected by their humanity, interior needs, and secrets, to Danielle Marshall at Lake Union Publishing, for publication in 2017, by Victoria Sanders at Victoria Sanders & Associates.



‘Delilah Dirk And The Turkish Lieutenant’ bought by Disney

Deadline Hollywood | May 26, 2016

EXCLUSIVE: Disney has acquired feature film rights to the graphic novel series Delilah Dirk And The Turkish Lieutenant from author Tony Cliff. The literary property, which is an action adventure tale set in the early 19th century, was first published by First Second Books. The story follows Delilah, described as a female Indiana Jones, as she wields her sword (trained in 47 sword-fighting techniques) and battles pirates and escapes on her flying boat while seeking adventures around the globe.

The rights were sold by Bernadette Baker-Baughman of Victoria Sanders & Associates.



THE WIFE BETWEEN US pre-empted by St. Martin's in major deal

Publishers Marketplace | May 26, 2016

Greer Kessel Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen’s THE WIFE BETWEEN US, exploring the complexities of marriage, relationships between women, and the dangerous truths we ignore in the name of love, to Jennifer Enderlin at St. Martin’s, in a major deal, in a pre-empt, by Victoria Sanders at Victoria Sanders & Associates (World).



Lauren Francis-Sharma makes the Saroyan Prize shortlist

Stanford University Libraries | May 2, 2016

The awards are intended to encourage new or emerging writers and honor the Saroyan literary legacy of originality, vitality and stylistic innovation. The Saroyan Prize recognizes newly published works of both fiction and non-fiction.

Fiction
‘Til the Well Runs Dry by Lauren Francis-Sharma (Henry Holt & Co.)



Polansky's THE BUILDERS is a finalist for 2016 Hugo Award

Los Angeles Times | April 26, 2016

The final ballot to select this year’s winners will open in mid-May and will be open to all Attending, Young Adult and Supporting members of MidAmeriCon II. The winners of the 2016 Hugo Awards will be announced at a highlighted formal ceremony at the convention on Aug. 20.

Best Novella
“Binti” by Nnedi Okorafor (Tor.com)
“The Builders” by Daniel Polansky (Tor.com)
“Penric’s Demon” by Lois McMaster Bujold (Spectrum)
“Perfect State” by Brandon Sanderson (Dragonsteel Entertainment)
“Slow Bullets” by Alastair Reynolds (Tachyon)



Slaughter's PRETTY GIRLS a finalist for 2016 ITW Thriller Award

International Thriller Writers | April 4, 2016

BEST HARDCOVER NOVEL

Ian Caldwell – THE FIFTH GOSPEL (Simon & Schuster)
Tess Gerritsen – PLAYING WITH FIRE (Ballantine)
Paula Hawkins – THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN (Riverhead Books)
David Morrell – INSPECTOR OF THE DEAD (Mulholland Books)
Karin Slaughter – PRETTY GIRLS (William Morrow)



New graphic novel from Faith Erin Hicks sold to First Second

Publishers Marketplace | March 23, 2016

Faith Erin Hicks’s COMICS WILL BREAK YOUR HEART, a story of two teenagers who find themselves on the opposite sides of a legal battle over the creation of a superhero team that’s about to be turned into a big-budget Hollywood movie, to Calista Brill at First Second, for publication in 2018, by Bernadette Baker-Baughman at Victoria Sanders & Associates (US).



THE FORGOTTEN GIRLS wins RT Reviewers' Choice Award

RT Book Reviews | March 15, 2016

Today we’re so happy and proud to present the 2015 Reviewers’ Choice and Career Achievement Winners! Let us tell you, a lot of blood, sweat and tears (more tears than you might think!) went into selecting these, the best titles of 2015. Hearty congratulations to all of the winners, thank you for writing such amazing books last year. The award ceremony will take place at the RT Convention in Las Vegas next month, we hope to see many of you there!

Winner for Contemporary Mystery:

THE FORGOTTEN GIRLS by Sara Blaedel



Entertainment Weekly announces new Delilah Dirk graphic novel

Entertainment Weekly | March 8, 2016

All hail Delilah Dirk. The “female Indiana Jones” topped best seller lists thanks to Tony Cliff’s first graphic novel, Delilah Dirk and the Turkish Lieutenant, earning Eisner, Shuster, and Harvey nominations, and this March, Cliff is back with an all new adventure: Delilah Dirk and the King’s Shilling. Along with that, EW can officially announce the third volume of the Delilah Dirk series: Delilah Dirk and the Pillar of Hercules.



New titles from Hicks and Cliff each garner three starred reviews

Praise for DELILAH DIRK AND THE KING’S SHILLING
by Tony Cliff (First Second – March 8, 2016)

“The character development adds welcome depth to an already absorbing adventure. Irresistible and exhilarating.“―Kirkus Reviews, starred review

“Another whirlwind adventure that builds upon Cliff’s unifying factor―true friendship.“―School Library Journal, starred review

“It’s the dynamic between Delilah and Selim, a headstrong woman and pliant man who remain platonic companions, that gives the book its compelling emotional center.“―Publishers Weekly, starred review


Praise for THE NAMELESS CITY
by Faith Erin Hicks (First Second – April 5, 2016)

“Hicks’s sequential artwork is polished, and though males hold nearly all the political power, the female characters are mighty warriors the men respect (and sometimes fear).“―Publishers Weekly, starred review

“Offer this winning graphic novel to fans of Fullmetal Alchemist and Avatar: The Last Airbender, who will appreciate its mix of fun and adventure and its exploration of questions of identity, belonging, and history. A superb beginning.“―Kirkus Reviews, starred review

“With comprehensive worldbuilding, well-rounded characters, and entertaining action, this expertly executed story will find a home with a wide variety of readers, all of whom will be eagerly awaiting the next installment.“―Booklist, starred review



Karin Slaughter wins 1st People's Choice Award for Crime & Mystery

People’s Choice | January 29, 2016

This year, the People’s Choice Awards teamed up with TheReadingRoom.com to launch a brand new category aimed at celebrating your favorite books of 2015. Bibliophiles far and wide made themselves heard when they turned out to vote for the books they just couldn’t put down!

Favorite Crime & Mystery

Dark Corners by Ruth Rendell
The Cartel by Don Winslow
The Girl in the Spider’s Web by David Lagercrantz
Pretty Girls by Karin Slaughter — Winner
X by Sue Grafton



BLACK INK by Stephanie Stokes Oliver sold to Atria

Publishers Marketplace | January 29, 2016

Stephanie Stokes Oliver’s BLACK INK: LITERARY LEGENDS ON THE PERIL, POWER, AND PLEASURE OF READING AND WRITING, featuring twenty four essays from writers such as Frederick Douglass, Maya Angelou, Ta-Nehisi Coates, and more, to Atria, by Victoria Sanders of Victoria Sanders & Associates.



Publishers Weekly profiles Sara Blaedel's Missing Persons Trilogy

Publishers Weekly | January 25, 2016

Sara Blaedel’s Missing Persons trilogy, originally published in Denmark, has become a #1 bestseller in several countries. Lisbeth Møller-Madsen, editor-at-Large of People’s Press in Denmark, and Chris Kepner at the Victoria Sanders Agency, explained the international appeal of the series, which follows Louise Rick, the new head of the missing persons department at a Danish police department trying to find the killer of an unidentified woman found dead in a forest.

READ THE FULL STORY HERE



Two-book deal with Headline for KJ Howe's Thea Paris series

Publishers Marketplace | January 25, 2016

UK/Commonwealth rights to ThrillerFest Executive Director KJ Howe’s debut THE FREEDOM BROKER and a second UNTITLED novel in a new thriller series featuring Thea Paris, an elite kidnap negotiator whose talents take her across the globe, to Vicki Mellor, Deputy Publishing Director at Headline, by Chris Kepner on behalf of Victoria Sanders at Victoria Sanders & Associates.



Slaughter interviews Alafair Burke for Entertainment Weekly

Entertainment Weekly | January 25, 2016

Karin Slaughter and Burke, both best-selling authors, sat down to discuss The Ex, unlikeable characters, and writing about events that can hit uncomfortably close to home (like mass shootings).

READ THE INTERVIEW HERE



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