AGENCY NEWS FEBRUARY 2016
Gail Z. Martin will publish her new epic fantasy series with Solaris in a 2-book deal.
The Zero Stone by Andre Norton was put on Ann Leckie’s list of the Ten Best Science Fiction Novels Ever in the October 16, 2016 issue of Publishers Weekly.
IPG’s Joel Gotler has licensed the movie rights to Andre Norton’s WITCH WORLD on behalf of the estate and ourselves.
IAN DOUGLAS’S STAR CARRIER series was include in Jeff Somer’s B&N blog post: “Six of the Most Fascinating Galactic Empires Outside of Star Wars”, joining authors like Asimov and Herbert. Congratulations.
We are happy to welcome first time author TONY PEAK to the agency, whose book INHERIT THE STARS is just out from Roc.
John Scalzi’s French publisher Editions L’Atalante will be publishing the rest of John’s backlist and some forthcoming titles as well.
We’ve accepted an offer on behalf of newcomer DENNIS TAYLOR for audio rights to WE ARE LEGION (WE ARE BOB) from Audible.
Shelly Laurenston’s DRAGON ON TOP made the USA TODAY bestseller list at #121.
We’ve concluded terms for a new CHRISTINE WARREN series with St. Martin’s Press.
For first time author VIRGINIA FRANKEN we’ve placed HOW TO BE A MOTHER with Amazon Publishing, in cooperation with her agent Laura Longrigg at MBA in London.
We’ve sold 2 more titles in CAROLINE FARDIG’S Java Jive series to Bantam Alibi.
We’ve sold a new WWII naval history work by John Domagalski to Casemate on the first battles involving American PT boats in the Pacific War.
Candy Fleming has been very active and we’ve sold a book on JOSEPH CORNELL for her to Random House, and she will work with ERIC ROHMANN on a new non-fiction book called HONEYBEE for Neal Porter Books.
Our AGENT SUPPORTED PUBLISHING program continues to thrive. We’ve had great success with JASON MANNING’S ‘Mountain Man’ books and Westerns. Anyone who wants to read more stories like THE REVENANT should pick these up. We now have brought back to print in ebook great books by Bertrice Small, Amanda Ashley, Ian Douglas and Kay Kenyon. We’re very excited to be releasing one of the truly great Western writers of the ‘90’s, JOHNNY QUARLES. Just out now are some of the greatest novels of military aviation in the Vietnam War ever written, Tom Wilson’s trilogy beginning with TERMITE HILL. These are must-reads for anyone fascinated with what it was really like to take part in these campaigns.