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Representing bestselling authors since 2002

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About Kristin

Being an avid reader practically since birth, Kristin is equally happy reading a Pulitzer prize-winning literary novel for her book club or a sexy romance novel. more »

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Recent News

  • Laurence MacNaughton's debut urban fantasy IT HAPPENED ONE DOOMSDAY, about an inexperienced crystal sorceress who scrambles to stop the end of the world without falling for a muscle-car driving mechanic who is fated to become one of the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse, to Rene Sears at Pyr, in a nice two-book deal.
  • Susanne Lord's IN SEARCH OF SCANDAL is a 2015 RT Book Reviewer’s Choice Award Nominee for Best First Historical Romance.
  • John Joseph Adams at Houghton Mifflin Harcourt acquires the print versions of Hugh Howey’s SHIFT, DUST, and BEACON 23. In February 2016 the three titles will be published simultaneously as hardcovers and trade paperbacks. Howey will continue to publish the ebook editions.
  • Emily Easton at Crown Books for Young Readers has won, at auction for mid-six figure deal, Scott Reintgen’s debut science fiction young adult trilogy beginning with THE BLACK HOLE OF BROKEN THINGS. Publication in 2017.
  • Congratulations to Marie Lu as THE ROSE SOCIETY is a #1 New York Times bestseller!
  • Jana DeLeon's HURRICANE FORCE, the seventh book in her Miss Fortune Series, hits the New York Times list at #13 and the USA Today bestseller list at #41.
  • Jasinda Wilder's MADAME X earns a starred review from Publishers Weekly: "Wilder pulls out all the stops for this spellbinding novel of identity, passion, and fear. Once readers fall into X’s story, they’ll be desperate for the next installments."
  • Stacey Lee's UNDER A PAINTED SKY is a 2015 ALA Best Fiction for Young Adults (BFYA) Nominee.
  • As announced on Variety.com, TV Rights to Kim Reid’s memoir NO PLACE SAFE, a look at how her childhood was shaped by the search for a serial killer to Oscar-winning producer John Ridley (12 Years A Slave) and Michael McDonald for ABC Signature Studios.
  • Amazon picks Gail Carriger's MANNERS & MUTINY as a 2015 Fall Science Fiction & Fantasy  "most anticipated" release!
  • Kristen Callihan's EVERNIGHT is the winner of the 2015 RITA award Winners for Best Paranormal Romance.
  • Gail Carriger's PRUDENCE is an Amazon Best Book Of the Year So Far!
  • As announced in The Hollywood Reporter, TV rights to New York Times bestselling author Hugh Howey's SAND, set up with Imperative Entertainment, Bradley Thomas, Zak Madison, and Tim Kring producing (Crossing Jordan, Heroes, Daybreak). .
  • Jasinda Wilder's self-published ACX audio edition of ALPHA is a 2015 Audie Award Winner in the Erotica category.
  • Hugh Howey is a 2015 San Diego Comic Con Special Guest Author.
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