Dennis E. Taylor has signed a new four book Agreement with Audible. Two of the new books will be set in the ‘Bobiverse’ universe and two will be originals. ROAD KILL his new original will be coming from Audible in August 2022 and we are very excited about this contemporary first contact book. EELA (us) will be publishing the book in ebook and POD.
We have licensed audio rights to Ward Carroll’s ‘Punk Trilogy’ to Blackstone. Naval Institute Press has re-published all 3 of the books in Trade Paperback. Ward’s YouTube channel has more than 160,000 subscribers from a standing start early this year.
Tony Peak will continue his SF career by publishing his next trilogy with Aethon.
EELA (us) will publish a great near future SF novel by Peter Ward, THE ELECTRIC DETECTIVE
The world loves G. A. Aiken’s magical fantasy romance and so does Amazon, BREAKING BADGER was named a best romance novel for August.
We are licensing Large Print rights to Thorndike and have now licensed 6 Classic Westerns by Jason Manning.
John Domagalski’s next work of Naval History is coming from Pen and Sword June 2022, so look for ESCAPE FROM JAVA if you are a fan of WW II naval history.
We’re very proud to announce the early praise gathered by Judith R. Smith’s DIFFICULT: Mothering Adult Children Through Conflict and Change (Rowman and Littlefield February 2, 2022). Here’s what Mary Pipher has to say:
“This fine book will be profoundly helpful to all the women who needed it yesterday. At last, we have a book on the subject of difficult children that is profoundly sympathetic with and empathic toward mothers. It is excellent cultural therapy.” — Mary Pipher, Author Reviving Ophelia and Women Rowing North
Alison Cochrun’s THE CHARM OFFENSIVE published in September with rave reviews from Kirkus, Library Journal and a fantastic shout out in the New York Times quarterly Romance column. It’s gotten multiple foreign sales (rights with Atria) and continues to find readers. Her second novel KISS HER ONCE FOR ME will publish in Fall 2022 from Atria.
Selene Castrovilla continues her streak of NF picture books with Calkins Creek/Astra with a new book coming in Spring 2023 about George Washington. Don’t miss SEEKING FREEDOM in January 2022!
We’ve secured US Distribution deal for the JD KIRK mystery series with Ingram
Perhaps our busiest area has been translation sales and here is just a sample:
G.A. Aiken-new sales in Germany
Madeline Baker–new sales in Italy
MaryJanice Davidson–the entire UNDEAD series has been renewed in Germany
Kerry Harper has new sales in Germany and Israel
Barry Hutchison writing as J D Kirk rounds out the year with sales in Russia, Lithuania and Estonia
Bill Keith writing as Ian Douglas has new sales in Poland and Hungary
Marko Kloos has new sales in Poland and Hungary as well
New client Stefan Mani has sold ABYSS in Germany
Andre Norton continues to find new buyers with sales in Poland, Spain and Russia
Riptide Publishing has new sales in France, Germany and Thailand
Eric Rohmann had two strong renewals this year, BONE DOG in China and MY FRIEND RABBIT in Spanish.
It’s hard to keep up with John Scalzi. We have new sales in 14 territories, Brazil, China, Czech Republic, France, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Japan, Korea, Romania, Russia, Spain, Turkey, Ukraine.
The Bertrice Small Estate also had a strong year with sales in Norway, Russia and Ukraine.
Dennis E. Taylor is also proving an international success with new sales in Japan, Germany, Poland, Russia and Turkey. Sales of the Bobiverse books in Germany are particularly strong.
Sasha Black has secured offers for 4 of her superb writing books in Korea from Will Books. The titles are:
THE ANATOMY OF PROSE
13 STEPS TO EVIL
10 STEPS TO HERO
8 STEPS TO SIDE CHARACTERS