RIGHTS CATALOG 2019 JABberwocky Literary Agency, Inc. 25th Anniversary - Est. 1994

 
RIGHTS CATALOG 2019 JABberwocky Literary Agency, Inc. 25th Anniversary - Est. 1994
JABberwocky Literary Agency, Inc.

       25th Anniversary
            Est. 1994

 RIGHTS CATALOG 2019
RIGHTS CATALOG 2019 JABberwocky Literary Agency, Inc. 25th Anniversary - Est. 1994
Table of Contents                                                                                                                                                                                   Table of Contents
Author/Section                       Genre                                                              Page #            Author/Section                      Genre                                                              Page #
Tim Akers........................ Fantasy..........................................................................22     Brandon Sanderson......... New York Times Bestseller.......................................51-60
Robert Asprin.................. Fantasy..........................................................................68       Jon Sprunk...................... Fantasy..........................................................................36
Marie Brennan................ Fantasy..........................................................................8-9        Michael J. Sullivan.......... Fantasy.....................................................................26-27
Peter V. Brett................... Fantasy.....................................................................16-17       Denise Grover Swank...... Romance, Mystery...................................................42-45
Desirina Boskovich......... Nonfiction....................................................................78              Tachyon Publications.....................................................................................72-77
Jack Campbell................. Science Fiction.........................................................30-31              Elaine Viets...................... Mystery.........................................................................48
A. Betram Chandler........ Science Fiction..............................................................68                Jeri Westerson................. Mystery.........................................................................35
Neil Clarke...................... Anthology.....................................................................37        Walter Jon Williams........ Science Fiction, Fantasy...........................................14-15
Myke Cole....................... Nonfiction, Fantasy...............................................6-7, 79
Coming Soon..................................................................................................78-80
Jason Denzel.................... Fantasy..........................................................................38
Frederic S. Durbin........... Fantasy..........................................................................34
K. Eason.......................... Science Fiction, Fantasy...............................................29
David Louis Edelman...... Science Fiction.............................................................65
Alex Erickson.................. Mystery.........................................................................46
                                                                                                                                                            Global Partners
V. M. Escalada................ Fantasy..........................................................................39
Estates Index........................................................................................................67                                    Albania            Anthea Agency
Carolina Garcia-Aguilera..Mystery.......................................................................40                                                   Baltics          Nurnberg Associates
Randall Garrett................ Fantasy..........................................................................66                                           Brazil          Tassy Barham Associates
Simon R. Green............... Fantasy, Mystery................................................20-21, 66                                                   Bulgaria            Anthea Agency
Hall of Fame Index..............................................................................................61                                  China/Taiwan              The Grayhawk Agency
Charlaine Harris.............. Thriller, New York Times Bestseller..................10, 49-50                                                               Croatia           Katai & Bolza
Jim C. Hines................... Fantasy, Science Fiction...........................................18-19                                                Czech Rep.            Kristin Olson Literary Agency
Mitchell Hogan............... Fantasy.....................................................................32-33                                              France           Agence Littéraire Eliane Benisti
Del Howison................... Mystery.........................................................................28                                         Germany             Paul & Peter Fritz Agency
Kathleen Kimmel............ Romance.......................................................................41                                                 Greece           Read n’ Right
R. A. Lafferty.................. Science Fiction..............................................................69                                          Hungary             Katai & Bolza
Keith Laumer.................. Science Fiction..............................................................70                                           Indonesia            The Grayhawk Agency
Mary Soon Lee................ Poetry............................................................................78                                            Israel          Book Publishers Association of Israel
Meyer Levin.................... Mystery.........................................................................67                                             Italy          Piergiorgio Nicolazzini Literary Agency
H. P. Lovecraft................ Horror..........................................................................71                                            Japan           The English Agency, Ltd.
Michael Mammay........... Science Fiction..............................................................11                                                     Korea           The Danny Hong Agency
Nick Martell.................... Fantasy..........................................................................80                              The Netherlands             Sebes & Bisseling Literary Agency
Kristin McFarland........... Mystery.........................................................................47                                             Poland            Book/lab
Scott Meyer..................... Science Fiction..............................................................24                                          Romania             International Copyright Agency, Ltd.
Elizabeth Moon............... Fantasy, Science Fiction...........................................62-63                                             Russia/Ukraine             Alexander Korzhenevski Agency
Dan Moren...................... Science Fiction..............................................................25                                        Scandinavia            Bookman
Silvia Moreno-Garcia...... Fantasy.........................................................................23                                                Serbia           Katai & Bolza
Mallory O’Meara............. Nonfiction...................................................................4-5                                             Slovakia            Kristin Olson Literary Agency
Daniel José Older............ Literary Fiction.............................................................13                                              Slovenia           Katai & Bolza
Stuart Palmer................... Mystery.........................................................................47                                Spain/Portugal             Julio F. Yañez Agencia Literaria
Suzanne Palmer............... Science Fiction..............................................................12                                    Thailand/Vietnam             The Grayhawk Agency
Leigh Perry...................... Mystery.........................................................................46                                        Turkey            Anatolialit Agency
Ellery Queen.................... Mystery.........................................................................64                                             UK            Zeno Agency
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Mallory O’Meara              Nonfiction                                                Nonfiction              Mallory O’Meara
the lady from the black lagoon                                                         the lady from the black lagoon

                                                                                                                                                                                   FRONTLIST
This narrative nonfiction debut uncovers the                                                                 The Week’s 15 Books to read in 2019
life and work of Milicent Patrick – one of
Disney’s first female animators and the only                                                 Minnesota Post Bulletin’s New Books to Look Forward to in 2019
woman to create one of Hollywood’s classic                                                        Books Are Magic’s Our Most Anticipated Books of 2019
movie monsters.
As a woman working in the horror film industry,                                          Bustle’s 29 Nonfiction Books Coming out in 2019 to Get Excited About
Mallory O’Meara was thrilled to discover that The
                                                                                       “Mallory O’Meara’s book is a long-overdue tribute to Milicent Patrick, who made
Creature from the Black Lagoon featured a monster                                      her way in Hollywood when women were never given equal standing. Patrick, an
designed by a woman, Milicent Patrick. But for                                         artist, actor, and colorful hostess, had an incredible life, and O’Meara lets us know
someone who should have been hailed as a pioneer in                                    the good and the bad of it.”
the genre, there was little information available. For,                                –Charlaine Harris, #1 New York Times bestselling author
as O’Meara soon discovered, Patrick’s contribution
                                                                                       “At some point, the book starts to resemble troika dolls: echoes of Milicent Patrick’s
was claimed by a jealous male colleague and she                                        life can be heard in Mallory O’Meara’s life, and echoes of Mallory’s can be heard in
disappeared from film history. O’Meara set out                                         ours, the readers. It’s then that you realize how profound this book really is.”
to right the wrong and discovered the fascinating                                      –Josh Malerman, author of Bird Box
story of an ambitious, artistic woman ahead of her time. A true-life detective
                                                                                       “With THE LADY FROM THE BLACK LAGOON, Mallory O’Meara has
story and a celebration of a forgotten feminist trailblazer, Mallory O’Meara’s THE
                                                                                       performed true magic. It’s a non-fiction detective story, with O’Meara chasing the
LADY FROM THE BLACK LAGOON restores Patrick to her place in film                       mystery of how the woman who designed one of cinema’s most famous monsters
history while challenging a Hollywood culture where little seems to have changed.      was erased from movie history. It’s an intimate, personal quest, and an irrefutable
                                                                                       indictment of Hollywood sexism both past and present. It’s a love letter to monsters,
             Tor.com’s Books We’re Looking Forward To in 2019                          and to those of us who cherish them. Even if you’re not a regular non-fiction reader,
            Woman’s Day’s Best Nonfiction Books to Read in 2019                        you owe it to yourself to read this book.”
                                                                                       –Christopher Golden,
               PureWow’s Books We Can’t Wait to Read in 2019                           New York Times bestselling author of Ararat and The Pandora Room
           Book Clubbish’s Anticipated Books by Women Authors                          “[A] compelling odyssey of betrayal, broken dreams and shining resilience. Spanning
                                                                                       the worlds of film, animation, horror and glamour, Mallory O’Meara richly reweaves
“Captivating and exhaustively researched…This is a fascinating slice of Hollywood      the splintered mystery of Milicent Patrick into a dead-on expose of Hollywood then
history with a feminist slant, correcting a sexist wrong from decades ago and          and now. Dive in!”
restoring Patrick to her rightful place of esteem.”                                    –Mindy Johnson,
–Publishers Weekly, Starred review!                                                    author of Ink & Paint: The Women of Walt Disney’s Animation
“There’s never a dull moment in this beautiful, heartfelt tribute to a pioneering
special-effects designer and animator and passionate call for change in the industry     This January, Hanover Square ordered a second printing of THE LADY
that forgot her.”                                                                        FROM THE BLACK LAGOON, doubling its initial print-run to 25,000
–Booklist, Starred review!
                                                                                               hardcover copies in order to meet early distributor demand!
“An idiosyncratic, much-needed biography of ‘a woman before her time’… this
passionately written biography will do much to bring Patrick the recognition she
deserves.”                                                                                               Mallory is a screenwriter, film producer, and
–Kirkus                                                                                                   co-host of the podcast Reading Glasses.
“This book is more than simply a tribute to a forgotten pioneer…engaging,
forthright, and personal history of both the author and her muse.”                      Rights sold:
–Library Journal                                                                        N. America – Hanover Square                 N. American Audio – Hanover Square

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Myke Cole                                                             Nonfiction        Fantasy                                                              Myke Cole
LEGION VERSUS PHALANX                                                                   The Sacred Throne Trilogy

                                                                                                                                                                                    FRONTLIST
In this accessible nonfiction debut, Cole                                               The ARMORED SAINT (#1)
presents a highly detailed and lively                                                   A story of religious tyrants, arcane war-
history of the clashes between the Roman                                                machines, and underground resistance.
legion and the Greek phalanx.                                                           “The spunky Heloise fights for her family and friends
“Cole’s book is the most accessible introduction                                        and makes it easy to cheer her on through her
to ancient warfare that I’ve read. I believe he is                                      adventures. A must-read for fans of Erika Johansen’s
not overstating it when he claims that a complete                                       Queen of the Tearling series.”
newcomer to the subject will be able to understand                                      –Booklist, Starred review!
everything that is going on. The book starts strong,
                                                                                        “[A] most satisfying fantasy, with terrific action
and there’s a lot to like about it. I mean anyone
who sticks to BC and AD is already on the right                                         sequences, particularly once Heloise dons the armor
track for me. Those needing an easy “in” for ancient                                    and takes her place as protector. She’s a fascinating
history would be advised to get LEGION VERSUS                                           character in a fascinating fantasy world, and I’m glad
PHALANX.”                                                                               to have met her.”
–Adventures In Historyland                                                              –Barnes & Noble Sci-Fi & Fantasy Blog

                                                                                              Books #1-2: Favorite Fantasy Books of 2018 from The Verge
     Myke Cole has translated his experience in military intelligence and
      law enforcement into a career as a historian and novelist. His next
           nonfiction work will explore the facts and mythos of the                     The Queen Of Crows (#2)
                              Spartan warriors.                                         “Cole holds nothing back in his latest installment of The
                                                                                        Sacred Throne...Heloise’s journey is hard, and filled with
                                                                                        pain, violence, grit, and despair, but I can think of no one
“This could be a turgidly dry chin-stroking look into ancient warfare tactics but,
                                                                                        better to root for, and I eagerly await seeing her journey’s
thanks to the brio of author Myke Cole, it’s anything but. [...] The author points
out elements that are largely accepted as fact thanks to detailed reports, and others   culmination in the next chapter of the series.”
where supposition comes into play, but he does this with a skill that makes it seem     –Tor.com
like a discussion between friends, not a lecture...With an excellent colour plate                              “This was grim, fast-paced, violent,
section full of photos of armour, illustrations, ancient graphics and diagrams of                              gut-punchy, and profound as hell.”
troop dispositions you have a highly entertaining and yet worthy look into how                                 –Grimdark Magazine
and why the Roman Legion was so effective against the Phalanx that had previously
dominated the battlefield.”                                                                                    “Full of love, loss, betrayal, and impossible odds, this series is
–The Amourer                                                                                                   absolutely something you do not want to miss.”
“This book will appeal to [Cole’s] target audience of war gamers, reenactors, fantasy                          –Book Geeks Uncompromised
fans and anyone who would be turned on by the film 300 or even by ancient                                      “If you like dark stories with a sympathetic protagonist, well-
history, given the exposure.”                                                                                  written battles, and a fascinating world you’d never want to
–Classics For All                                                                                              live in, then this series and all its books are for you.”
                                                                                                               –Fantasy Hive
          Myke is a winner of the prestigious Compton Crook Award!
                                                                                         THE KILLING LIGHT (#3) FORTHCOMING OCTOBER 2019
                                                                                         Rights sold:
    Rights sold:                                                                         N. American Audio (#1-3) – Recorded         UK Audio (#1-3) – WF Howes
    Poland – Rebis                          World English – Osprey/Bloomsbury            Poland (#1-3) – MAG                         World English (#1-3) – Tor.com
    Spain – Alianza                         World English Audio – Brilliance             Polish Audio (#1-3) – Storytel              World English Audio (#1-3) – Graphic

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Marie Brennan                                                                 Fantasy   Fantasy                                                       Marie Brennan
The Onyx Court Series                                                                   The Memoirs of Lady Trent

                                                                                                                                                                                 FRONTLIST
                                                                                        A Natural History of Dragons (#1)
                                                                                                            Finalist—World Fantasy Award!
                                                                                                       2018 Hugo Award nominee for Best Series!
                                                                                        “Downton Abbey, but with dragons!” –Tor.com
                                                                                        “Brennan’s world-building is wonderfully subtle, rendering
                                                                                        a familiar land alien with casual details. Fans of fantasy,
                                                                                        science, and history will adore this rich and absorbing tale
                                                                                        of discovery.”       –Publishers Weekly, Starred review!
MIDNIGHT NEVER COME (#1)                                                                THE TROPIC OF SERPENTS (#2)
“Stunningly conceived and exquisitely achieved.”
–Publishers Weekly, Starred review!                                                     “Lady Trent makes for an intrepid and pleasingly
                                                                                        independent protagonist, mastering challenges both
In Ashes Lie (#2)                                                                       emotional and physical.”          –Publishers Weekly
“Brennan has created a fascinating hidden underworld beneath London, and it’s
enhanced by prose that has an elegance perfect for historical fantasy.”
                                                                                        the voyage of the basilisk (#3)
–RT Book Reviews, 4.5/4.5 stars!                                                        “Full of adventure, political intrigue, battles on the high
                                                                                        seas and even a little bit of love…A few may even find
A Star Shall Fall (#3)                                                                  themselves believing dragons exist.” –Deseret News
“The plotting is sharper, the characters are great, and Brennan continues to blend
history and magic so smoothly it’s hard to tell where one ends and the next begins.”
                                                                                        IN THE LAByRINTH OF DRAKES (#4)
–Jim C. Hines, author of the Magic Ex Libris series                                     “A clever, exciting, informative book, sure of its characters and its world, and
                                                                                        striking out in new directions.”    –New York Journal of Books
With Fate Conspire (#4)                                                                 Within the sanctuary of wings (#5)
“An absorbing finale to a series that has grown richer with every installment.”
–Kirkus, Starred review!                                                                “A thoroughly absorbing conclusion to this refreshingly different and consistently
                                                                                        intriguing pentalogy.”           –Kirkus, Starred review!
 Rights sold:                                   N. America (#3-4) – Tor
 France (#1-2) – L’Atalante                     UK (#1-4) – Titan
 Germany (#1) – Amigo Grafik                    World English (#1-2)– Orbit               English language sales are over 140,000 copies!

Ree Varekai Novellas                                                                    TURNING DARKNESS INTO LIGHT (A)
Cold-FOrged Flame (#1)                                                                  This companion novel to The Memoirs of Lady
“[T]his small novella [is] proof that epic                                              Trent is a delightful fantasy of manners and the
fantasy doesn’t need to be of epic size to
work… COLD-FORGED FLAME is an
                                                                                        perfect entry into her alternate Victorian-esque
exciting and engaging start to a new series.”                                           landscape.
–New York Journal of Books                                                                        FORTHCOMING AUGUST 2019
lightning in the blood (#2)                                                              Rights sold:
“Ree’s hunger for self-realization adds depth to                                         France (#1-5) – L’Atalante                  Romania (#1-2) – Nemira
the rich worldbuilding and exciting action sequences.”                                   Germany (#1-5) – Amigo Grafik               Russia (#1-3) – AST
–Publishers Weekly                                                                       N. America (#1-5, A) – Tor                  Thailand (#1-3) – Tathata***
                                                                                         Poland (#1-5) – Zysk                        UK (#1-5, A) – Titan
                      Rights sold: World English (#1-2) – Tor.com                        Polish Audio (#1-5) – Storytel              UK Audio (#1-4) – WF Howes

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Charlaine Harris                                                               Thriller    Science Fiction                                          Michael Mammay
Gunnie Rose Series                                                                         The Planetside Series

                                                                                                                                                                                        FRONTLIST
AN EASY DEATH (#1)                                                                         PLANETSIDE (#1)
In this compulsively readable alternate history,                                           Michael Mammay uses his army background
magic abounds but very few people trust it,                                                to craft this murder mystery in space that will
especially not Lizbeth Rose, a gunslinger hired                                            appeal to fans of Robert A. Heinlein’s Starship
to help two Russian wizards find an elusive                                                Troopers and John Scalzi’s Old Man’s War.
target in order to help save their Tsar’s life.                                            “Mammay capably writes Butler’s gritty, old-school
              USA Today bestseller!                                                        soldier’s voice, and the story delivers...intrigue and
                                                                                           action for fans of military SF.”
“In this fast-paced thriller fueled by magic and
                                                                                           –Publishers Weekly
gunslinging, no one can be trusted. Harris’s vividly
detailed story will leave readers enthralled with the                                      “[A] compelling novel about war that speaks in
fascinating setting and a heroine who’s sure to be a new                                   authoritative tones and should be on the reading list
fan favorite.”                                                                             of more than just fans of grunts and guns, though it’s got plenty for them, too.”
–Publishers Weekly, Starred review!                                                        –SFRevu

                  TIME’s 10 Best Fantasy Books of 2018                                                     Winner—2018 Earphones Award from AudioFile
          Publishers Weekly’s Most Anticipated Books of Fall 2018
                                                                                                              A bestseller on Audible’s Military Sci-Fi List
         Barnes & Noble’s Favorite Sci-Fi and Fantasy Books of 2018
                                                                                                                      #1 Locus paperback bestseller
“Harris’ many fans will surely follow Gunnie Rose anywhere.”
–Kirkus                                                                                             One of Library Journal’s Best Sci-Fi/Fantasy Books of 2018
“Harris has a remarkable talent for world building…this looks like another winning         “[PLANETSIDE] has something valuable to say about our society, the path we’re
series from a sure-bet author.”                                                            currently treading, and what outcomes might result.”
–Booklist                                                                                  –Lightspeed Magazine
        “An extraordinary thriller—immersive, involving, suspenseful and
     intriguing, with a main character you’ll love. Think you know Charlaine                           “A tough, authentic-feeling story that starts out fast and
                              Harris? Think again!”                                                                   accelerates from there.”
                                                                                                   –Jack Campbell, NYT bestselling author of the Lost Fleet series
            –Lee Child, #1 NYT bestselling author of the Jack Reacher novels
“Alluringly gritty.”                                                                       “PLANETSIDE blends the finest in military science fiction tradition with
–TIME                                                                                      humanity, personal perspective, and a compelling plot infused with mystery.”
                                                                                           –Washington Review of Books
“It’s a thrill ride through a world transformed by magic and altered politics, with an
excellent kick-ass guide in Gunnie Rose, making this a strong start to a new series.”      “PLANETSIDE comes into its own during skirmishes and chases and Mammay’s
–Locus                                                                                     writing is crisp and moves well. It’s a picture he obviously feels confident painting. If
                                                                                           you’re a fan of military science fiction, this one won’t let you down.”
     A LONGER FALL (#2) FORTHCOMING october 2019
                                                                                           –Scientific Inquirer
 Rights sold:
 Film/TV (#1-3) – Anonymous Content           N. American Audio (#1-3) – Recorded                  SPACESIDE (#2) FORTHCOMING AUGUST 2019
 Germany (#1-3) – Feder & Schwert             World English Audio (#1-3) – Cutting Corp.
 N. America (#1-3) – Saga                     UK (#1-3) – Piatkus                           Rights sold: Poland (#1-2) – Fabryka          World English (#1-2) – Harper Voyager

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Suzanne Palmer                                                 Science Fiction        Literary Fiction                                         Daniel José Older
Fergus Series                                                                         The book of lost saints

                                                                                                                                                                              FRONTLIST
Finder (#1)                                                                           This New York Times bestselling YA author
From an Asimov-, Analog-, and Hugo                                                    makes his literary fiction debut with a work
Award-winning author comes an action-                                                 that is both uplifting and haunting, a Cuban
packed sci-fi caper starring Fergus                                                   cousin to Mario Vargas Llosa’s The Feast of
Ferguson, interstellar repo man and                                                   the Goat.
professional finder.                                                                  Captured and imprisoned in the Cuban revolution,
Fergus Ferguson has been called a lot of names:                                       Marisol emerges in present day New Jersey as a spirit,
thief, con artist, repo man. He prefers the term                                      watching over her nephew Ramon, a DJ with a growing
finder. His latest job should be simple: find                                         underground following who moonlights as a hospital
the spacecraft Venetia’s Sword and steal it back                                      security guard. She slowly begins to communicate
from Arum Gilger, ex-nobleman turned power-                                           with him in dreams, gathering shattered pieces of her
hungry trade boss. He’ll slip in, decode the ship’s                                   troubled adolescence and sharing them with Ramon.
compromised AI security, and get out of town,                                         As Ramon begins to uncover uncomfortable family
Sword in hand. Fergus locates both Gilger and the ship in the farthest corner of      history, he has to contend with local right-wing politico/gangster Enrique, who
human-inhabited space, a deep space colony called Cernee. But Fergus’ arrival         bullies him into DJing his fundraisers. After an outbreak of violence, Ramon
at the colony is anything but simple. A cable car explosion launches Cernee into      takes off to Cuba for answers, learning about each of the lost saints that helped
civil war, and Fergus must ally with Gilger’s enemies. What was supposed to be a      Marisol survive her time in prison. He unexpectedly discovers that she made it
routine job evolves into negotiating a power struggle between factions. Even worse,   to New Jersey, fell in with local radicals, and may not be lost to history after all.
Fergus has become increasingly—and inconveniently—invested in the lives of
the locals. It doesn’t help that a dangerous alien species Fergus thought mythical          Daniel is an International Latino Book Award-winner
proves real, and their ominous triangle ships keep following him around. Foolhardy.
                                                                                          whose works have been shortlisted for the Kirkus Prize, the
Eccentric. Reckless. Whatever he’s called, Fergus will need all the help he can get
to take back the Sword and maybe save Cernee from destruction in the process.                  Andre Norton, Locus, and Mythopoeic awards.

          Suzanne’s novella THE SECRET LIFE OF BOTS                                   Also from Daniel José Older:
                    won the 2018 Hugo Award!                                          Dactyl Hill Squad Series
                                                                                      “High energy.”
                            Suzanne’s short fiction:                                  –School Library Journal, Starred review!

                     Winner—Asimov’s Readers’ Award                                   The Shadowshaper Cypher
                                                                                      “Warm, strong, vernacular, dynamic—a must.”
                       Winner—Analog AnLab Award
                                                                                      –Kirkus, Starred review!
               Finalist—Theodore Sturgeon Memorial Award
                                                                                      Bone Street Rumba Series
                  Finalist—Eugie Foster Memorial Award                                “Vividly realized.”
                                                                                      –Barnes & Noble Sci-Fi & Fantasy Blog
                   FORTHCOMING APRIL 2019
                  Books #2-3 under contract                                                            FORTHCOMING November 2019
 Rights sold: World English (#1-3) – DAW   World English Audio (#1-3) – Blackstone     Rights sold: N. America – Imprint/Macmillan   N. American Audio – Imprint/Macmillan

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Walter Jon Williams                                                Science Fiction   Fantasy                                               Walter Jon Williams
                                                                                     Quillifer Trilogy

                                                                                                                                                                                FRONTLIST
  • New York Times bestselling author
  • Nebula Award-winner
                                                                                     QUILLIFER (#1)
  • Hugo and Philip K. Dick Award nominee
                                                                                     Quillifer is a vibrant and youthful protagonist
The Dread Empire Falls Series                                                        who finds himself embroiled in war after
THE Praxis (#1), The sundering                                                       marauders devastate his village. With court
(#2), Conventions of war (#3), THE                                                   intrigue, battles, and romance aplenty, this
ACCIDENTAL WAR (#4)                                                                  bildungsroman features epic worldbuilding,
“If you like military SF you’ll like it. And if you don’t like                       and breaks from the grimdark trend with its
military SF you might well like it anyway because it’s funny                         celebration of the lighter side of life.
and clever.”
–Tor.com                                                                             “Williams, known for a long catalogue of Nebula
“There is a bit of something for anyone in this series—                              Award-nominated science fiction, dives headlong
space battles, romance, social commentary, adventure,                                into epic fantasy with high-spirited gusto…The
even a touch of a murder-mystery in the third book…and                               colorful friends and enemies Quillifer meets along
of course, Williams’ dry humor. I enjoyed this series very                           his way enter and leave his life like guests at a party rather than tools in a save-the-
much. Big thumbs up.”                                                                world quest. And at the center of it all is Williams’ wonderful protagonist—a flawed
–The Templeton Gate                                                                  man, learning to live with his faults in a world destined to reinforce them.”
“A breathless, unpredictable, effortlessly charming adventure                        –BookPage
that grips like a vice and isn’t afraid to throw some                                “In this sprawling, lively episodic adventure, Williams (Angel Station) returns to his
surprising comedy into the mix. One of the most                                      swashbuckling historical fantasy roots while exploring new territory.”
shamelessly entertaining SF epics in recent memory.”                                 –Publishers Weekly
–SFX
“Williams is one of the field’s greats.”                                             “Walter Jon Williams is one of those genre writers whose talents and ambitions are
–SFRevu                                                                              too large to be contained by any single mode of fantastika…His latest book does
                     Books #5-6 under contract                                       not fail to carry out this hopscotch pattern of literary jackdawism, nor does it fail
                                                                                     to roundly entertain and amaze. In QUILLIFER, Williams has presented us with a
 Rights sold:                              World English (#1-6) – Harper             picaresque novel in the grand tradition of Fielding’s Tom Jones, big as life and three
 Poland (#1-6) – MAG                       World English Audio (#1-3) – Audible
                                                                                     times as amazing and affecting.”
The Dagmar Shaw Trilogy                                                              –Locus
This is not a game (#1), deep state (#2),                                            “This is a light but not lightweight fantasy adventure told in an irresistible narrative
the fourth wall (#3)                                                                 voice, inhabiting a world you’ll want to spend as much time in as possible.”
“...a smart, absorbing trip through some maybe-not-so-                               –Barnes & Noble Sci-Fi & Fantasy Blog
imaginary back alleys and secret rooms in the company of a
protagonist who is smart enough to know that it’s not very                           “[T]he moment QUILLIFER arrived, I knew it was the most significant release of
smart to mess with Big Brother.”                                                     the current crop, by a pretty good margin.”
–Locus                                                                               –Black Gate
“Williams’ dialogue is razor-sharp, his plotting breakneck,
his eye for trends keen and his empathy with his characters
deep.”
                                                                                      QUILLIFER THE KNIGHT (#2) Forthcoming October 2019
–Sci-Fi Wire                                                                                        BOOK #3 UNDER CONTRACT
 Rights sold: France – L’Atalante           N. American Audio (#1-3) – Recorded
 Germany – DuMont***                        Turkey – Pegasus                          Rights sold:                                 World English (#1-3) – Saga
 Israel – Sial                              World English (#1-3) – Orbit              Poland (#1-3) – MAG                          World English Audio (#1-3) – Audible

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Peter V. Brett                                                                  Fantasy    Fantasy                                                         Peter V. Brett
                                                                                           The remarkable global success of The Demon Cycle

                                                                                                                                                                                   FRONTLIST
                 Film rights to The Demon Cycle—Sold!
                                                                                           The WARDED Man (#1)                             Over 3 million Demon Cycle
   J. Mackye Gruber & Georgia Gwynne Gruber of Darklight                                   “Brett ably blends fantasy and horror in this     novels sold worldwide!
  Entertainment (The Butterfly Effect) are writing the screenplay.                         arresting first novel.”
                                                                                           –Library Journal

The Demon Cycle Novellas                                                                   THE DESERT SPEAR (#2)
                                                                                           #35 New York Times hardcover bestseller!
The Great Bazaar (A)                                                                       #16 Der Spiegel bestseller!
                                                                                           #9 Sunday Times hardcover bestseller!
“Should delight all fans of epic fantasy. Brett’s prose is                                 “Well-drawn characters, fascinating world-building,
nimble and accessible and he leaves the reader wanting                                     action and conflict make for an exciting page-turner.”
to know more.”                                                                             –RT Book Reviews
–Sacramento Book Review
Brayan’s Gold (B)                                                                          THE DAYLIGHT WAR (#3)
                                                                                           #19 New York Times bestseller!
“BRAYAN’S GOLD is a highly enjoyable episode in                                            #5 Der Spiegel bestseller for 2 months!
Brett’s greater tale that will be enjoyed by his existing                                  #3 Sunday Times hardcover bestseller!
fans and could serve to draw in new readers…Strong                                         “One of the Best Fantasy Novels of 2013.” –Fantasy Faction
recommendation.”
–SFFWorld                                                                                  THE skull throne (#4)
Messenger’s legacy (C)                                                                     #13 New York Times bestseller!
                                                                                           #4 Der Spiegel bestseller for 5 weeks!
                                                                                                                                                     I Am Olive trilogy
                                                                                                                                                        forthcoming!
“Friendship, love, bravery and survival against the odds are key themes in all of          #3 Sunday Times bestseller!
Peter’s work and you will find them weaved artistically within this novella—a              “Brett’s heroic fantasy Demon Cycle series is a big North America—Del Rey
wonderful addition to The Demon Cycle canon.”                                              hit with fans and this latest installment will be no
–Fantasy Faction                                                                           different.” –Kirkus                                  UK—Harper Voyager UK
“Anyone who’s already a fan of the Demon Cycle is sure
to enjoy MESSENGER’S LEGACY. Brett has created a                                           THE CORE (#5)                                            Foreign rights sold in
fascinating demon-infested world…I enjoyed spending time                                   #7 Sunday Times bestseller!                               Germany & Poland
with these characters and look forward to seeing more of                                   #1 Der Spiegel bestseller!
                                                                                           #1 Börsenblatt’s bestseller!                                Advances in the
them.”
–Fantasy Literature                                                                        “[A] conclusion that retains the high standards of           seven figures!
                                                                                           the previous books.” –Fantasy Literature
BARREN (D)                                                                                  Rights sold:
“Readers will be drawn into the hearts and minds of his                                     Brazil (#1-3) – Darkside Books
                                                                                                                                       Italy (#1-2) – Mondadori
characters and deeply moved by the themes of acceptance and                                                                            Japan (#1) – Hayakawa***
                                                                                            Bulgaria (#1-4) – Colibri
                                                                                                                                       Korea (#1) – Seoul Cultural***
community.”                                                                                 Chinese, complex (#1-5) – Gaea
                                                                                                                                       Netherlands (#1) – Mynx***
–Publishers Weekly                                                                          Chinese, simplified (#1-4) – Chongqing
                                                                                                                                       N. America (#1-5) – Del Rey
                                                                                            Croatia (#1) – Hangar 7
                                                                                                                                       N. American Audio (#1-5) – Recorded
                                                                                            Czech Rep. (#1-5) – Triton
 Rights sold:                                 N. America (A, B, C) – Subterranean                                                      Poland (#1-5) – Fabryka Slow
                                                                                            Denmark (#1-3) – Dreamlitt
 Chinese, complex (A, B, C) – Gaea            N. America (A, B, C) – Tachyon                                                           Portugal (#1-5) – Gailivro
                                                                                            Estonia (#1-5) – Varrak
 Croatia (A, B) – Hangar 7                    N. American Audio (A, B, C) – Recorded                                                   Romania (#1-3) – Nemira
                                                                                            Film (#1-5) – New Harlem Partnership
 Czech Rep. (A, B, C) – Triton                Poland (A, B, C, D) – Fabryka Slow                                                       Russia (#1-5) – Azbooka
                                                                                            France (#1-5) – Bragelonne
 Film/TV (A, B, C, D) –                       Portugal (A, B, C) – Gailivro                                                            Serbia (#1-5) – Laguna
                                                                                            Germany (#1-5) – Heyne
 		         New Harlem Partnership            Russia (A, B, C) – Azbooka                                                               Spain (#1-3) – Minotauro***
                                                                                            German Audio (#1-4) – Audible Germany
 France (A, B) – Bragelonne                   UK (A, B, C) – Harper Voyager                                                            Turkey (#1-5) – Epsilon
                                                                                            Greece (#1) – Fantastikos Kosmos
 Germany (A, B, C, D) – Heyne                 World English (D) – Harper Voyager                                                       UK (#1-6) – Harper Voyager
                                                                                            Hungary (#1-5) – Könyvmolyképző
 Hungary (A, B) – Könyvmolyképző              World English Audio (A, B, C, D) – Graphic                                               World English Audio (#1-5) – Graphic
                                                                                            Indonesia (#1) – Matahati***

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Jim C. Hines                                                                Fantasy     Science Fiction                                                   Jim C. Hines
The Magic Ex Libris Series                                                              The Janitors of the Post-Apocalypse Series

                                                                                                                                                                                  FRONTLIST
                                                                                        Terminal Alliance (#1)
                                                                     An SFF World       In this hilarious sci-fi series, a group of
                                                                     Best Fantasy/      unlikely heroes may just save the galaxy:
                                                                     Horror Book        a crew of space janitors.
                                                                                        “Hines delivers a fantastic space opera that doesn’t
                                                                                        skimp on the action and excitement but pairs it
LIBRIOMANCER (#1)                                                                       with a hefty dose of slightly scatological humor. The
                                                                                        author is especially clever in having Mops and her
“The book is amusing and action-packed from page one; Isaac is sure to be an            team leverage cleaning tools and a knowledge of
instant fan favorite, and the secondary characters are vivid and multidimensional.”     spaceship plumbing to fight their enemies.”
–Publishers Weekly, Starred review!                                                     –Library Journal, Starred review!
“[A] lot of fun and the perfect wish fulfillment fantasy for many fans.”
–Denver Post                                                                               “[A] really fun read. Mops is a great POV character, and I enjoyed that the
Codex born (#2)                                                                             maintenance crew got to be the heroes–but they didn’t just pick up the
                                                                                                   controls of the ship and fly as though it were super easy.”
“Bibliophiles and fantasy enthusiasts will enjoy the author’s intelligent approach to
both magic and literature.”                                                                   –Ann Leckie, NYT bestselling author of the Ancillary World series
–Library Journal
                                                                                        “[A] lively start to what promises to be a highly entertaining series.”
“Hines supplies everything a reader needs—werewolves, ghosts, robot insects, a fire     –Locus
spider that eats candy, and homages to classic SF—for a very good time.”
–Publishers Weekly                                                                      “Hines breathes life into a stunning number of otherworldly beings, but his skills
                                                                                        with the human characters really shines here, particularly his resolute and quick-
UnBound (#3)                                                                            thinking heroine, whose no-nonsense determination
“The mixture of magic and modern day is appealing and the story moves readers           brings out the best in both her crew and her opponents,
along at a brisk pace.”                                                                 ensuring the future of this series will surely be bright.”
–Kirkus                                                                                 –RT Book Reviews
“There is power when fantasy decides to play into the themes of science fiction and     “I found the mix of wordplay, tech goofing, and poop
own the possibilities of change and development ‘in real time.’ UNBOUND taps            jokes in TERMINAL ALLIANCE quite winsome. This
into that, and I give Hines enormous credit for it…The joys of the first two novels     is a very funny book, but it also has heart, and that slow
of the possibilities of Libriomancy are transformed and changed here into something     emotional burn makes all the difference.”
very different, and in many ways, greater.”                                             –Barnes & Noble Sci-Fi & Fantasy Blog
–SF Signal
REVISIONARY (#4)                                                                        Terminal Uprising (#2)
“Having taken a bit of a break from the humor he is known for, Hines explores           “Subtle absurdist humor permeates the narrative,
cultural and political concerns in a thoughtful manner, leaving the reader with more    derived from faulty translations, cultural references
food for thought than perhaps one might expect.”                                        without context, and unconventional solutions to problems. Clever characterization
–RT Book Reviews                                                                        and action-packed moments round out this thoroughly satisfying outing.”
                                                                                        –Publishers Weekly
 Rights sold:
                                             Latin America (#1-4) – El Ateneo
 France (#1-3) – L’Atalante
 Germany (#1-2) – Bastei Lübbe
                                             World English (#1-4) – DAW Books                       TERMINAL PEACE (#3) UNDER CONTRACT
                                             World English Audio (#1-4) – DAW Books
 Italy (#1) – Laponga                                                                    Rights sold: N. American Audio (#1-3) – Tantor         World English (#1-3) – DAW

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Simon R. Green                                                                Fantasy   Mystery                                                     Simon R. Green
The Nightside Series                                                                    The Ishmael Jones Mysteries

                                                                                                                                                                                  FRONTLIST
 UCP and John Carpenter are developing a pilot for
                                                                                        the dark side of the road (#1)
                                                                                        A country house murder mystery with a
  the Nightside series, with “Scream” TV series co-                                     supernatural twist.
  creator Jill Blotevogel attached to write the script!                                 “A new book from Green is always a treat for SF and urban
                                                                                        fantasy fans…His first foray into more traditional crime
The pre-eminent urban fantasy series perfect for                                        fiction (albeit with an otherworldy flavor) will delight
fans of Jim Butcher’s Dresden Files.                                                    mystery readers.”
“Enjoyably edgy…a dryly humorous, darkly quirky                                         –Library Journal
vacation from mundane reality.”
–Kirkus                                                                                 dead man walking (#2)
                                                                                                                “We get the impression here that we’re only glimpsing the
“Strong characterization of a complicated hero is one of
                                                                                                                surface of this new world, and before we’ve finished this one,
the qualities that makes Green’s series effective. With dark
                                                                                                                we’re already looking forward to the next in the series.”
humor and psychological horror he rivals urban horror writers such as Jim Butcher
                                                                                                                –Booklist
and Christopher Golden. Laurell Hamilton fans should enjoy this series as well.”
–RT Book Reviews                                                                                               very important corpses (#3)
“The ripping, suspenseful and wry tenth tale in the Nightside series proves every bit                          “Ishmael is a wonderful character, an extraterrestrial living
the equal of Jim Butcher’s better known Harry Dresden books…Longtime fans and                                  among humans, and the series (this is the third installment) is
first timers alike will applaud Green’s blend of fantasy, mystery, and humor.”                                 a clever mixture of thriller and SF-horror genres. Green is best
–Publishers Weekly                                                                                             known for the Deathstalker space operas, but give this one a
                                                                                                               few more installments to develop, and it could well become
                                                                                                               Green’s masterwork.”
     NIGHT FALL, a crossover and final installment of the Nightside and                                        –Booklist, Starred Review!
       Secret Histories series, was one of Kirkus’ Best Fiction of 2018!
                                                                                        death shall come (#4)
1.   Something from the Nightside         8. The Unnatural Inquirer                     “Entertaining…Green once again smoothly blends science
2.   Agents of Light and Darkness         9. Just Another Judgment Day                  fiction with classic detection.”
3.   Nightingale’s Lament                                                               –Publishers Weekly
                                          10. The Good,The Bad, andThe uncanny
4.
5.
     Hex and the City
     Paths Not Taken
                                          11. A Hard Day’s Knight                       into the thinnest of air (#5)
                                                                                        “Think Scooby Doo starring a superpowered alien in human
6.   Sharper Than a Serpent’s Tooth       12. The Bride Wore Black Leather
                                                                                        skin.”
7.   Hell to Pay                          13. Tales from the nightside                  –Kirkus
                                          A. N ight fall
                                                                                        MURDER IN THE DARK (#6)
                        Simon R. Green’s books have                                     “Green follows up Into the Thinnest of Air with this latest
                                                                                        blend of SF, mystery, and horror that features the author’s
                   sold over 3.6 million copies worldwide!                              trademark black humor and ratchets up the suspense with a compelling story line
 Rights sold:
                                                                                        reminiscent of Agatha Christie’s And Then There Were None.”
                                            N. America (#1-13, A) – Ace/Penguin         –Library Journal
 Chinese, complex (#1-12) – Gaea
                                            Poland (#1-3) – Fabryka Slow***
 Chinese, simplified (#1-12) – Yilan
 Czech Rep. (#1-13, A) – Polaris***
                                            Romania (#1-3) – Vremea***                       TIL SUDDEN DEATH DO US PART (#7) FORTHCOMING 2019
 France (#1-3) – Bragelonne
                                            Russia (#1-4) – EKSMO***                              night train to murder (#8) under contract
                                            Spain (#1) – La Factoria***
 Film/TV – UCP                                                                           Rights sold:                                World English Audio (#1-3) – Tantor
                                            UK (#1-12) – Quercus
 Germany (#1-13) – Feder & Schwert                                                       Germany (#1-3) – Feder & Schwert            World English Dramatic Audio (#1-8) –
                                            World English Audio (#1-13, A) – Audible
 Italy (#1-3) – Fanucci***                                                               World English (#1-8) – Severn               Graphic Audio

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Tim Akers                                                                     Fantasy     Fantasy                                         Silvia Moreno-Garcia
The Hallowed War Series                                                                   the beautiful ones

                                                                                                                                                                               FRONTLIST
                                                                                          A sweeping romantic fantasy set during a
Akers has created a world of mad gods,
inquisitor-priests, and holy knights bound                                                reimagined Belle Époque, as a love triangle
to kill broken spirits. Among all this are                                                consumes two telekenetics.
noble houses fighting their own battles of                                                “Moreno-Garcia fills her fantastic novel of manners
                                                                                          with sumptuous language…Readers who enjoyed
politics, prejudice and power.                                                            Mary Robinette Kowal’s Glamourist Histories magical
The pagan night (#1)                                                                      Regency series will be particularly enthralled by
                                                                                          the genuine emotions evoked in the course of the
“Full of strong world building, cinematic and                                             unsustainable love triangle.”
frequent battle scenes, high adventure, great                                             –Publishers Weekly
characters, suspense, and dramatic plot shifts, this is
an engaging, fast-paced entry in a popular subgenre.”                                     “THE BEAUTIFUL ONES completely won me
–Booklist, Starred review!                                                                over. If you love mannered, suspenseful, lushly
                                                                                          written historical romances, pick this up.”
“Among the epic fantasies entering the genre, this                                        –Fantasy Literature
one is set to be a standout of the year. A tale of
religious conflicts and cleverly drafted characters, a must for all epic fantasy fans.”                          Rights sold: N. America – Thomas Dunne
–Starburst Magazine
                                                                                           World rights to Silvia’s next project, Gods of Jade and Shadow, sold at
“This masterful fantasy novel provides plenty of action and magic set in a world
where the continued existence of the old gods and those who worship them
                                                                                              auction in a two-book deal in the high five figures to Del Rey.
threaten the new religion…Excellent writing keeps the pages turning.”
–SFRevu                                                                                   CERTAIN DARK THINGS
“THE PAGAN NIGHT is an epic fantasy story with action, intrigue and a good                              Finalist—Locus Award
story, and that’s what you want in a fantasy novel of this type. Recommended.”                        Longlisted­­—Sunburst Award
–Farsight Blogger
                                                                                          “One of Silvia Moreno-Garcia’s great achievements in
“It’s great to see someone is still writing good traditional swords and sorcery, with     CERTAIN DARK THINGS is her representation of
as much attention paid to the magic as the action. It moves at a fast pace, the           Mexico City as a real place…The whole is a beautifully
characters are real enough to make the unreal more credible, and the whole thing is       balanced portrait of imperfect people making terrible
just an excellent page-turner.”                                                           choices and gritting their teeth magnificently through the
–Simon R. Green, New York Times bestselling author of the Nightside series                consequences.”
The Iron Hound (#2)                                                                       –National Public Radio
“Akers’ world is far more developed than many—with                                         Rights sold: Film – Filmula***             N. America – Thomas Dunne
intriguing conflicts forming the heart of this deep and vivid
world. These conflicts lead to action—and it’s here where                                 Signal to noise
Akers truly excels, writing scenes that are exciting and action                           “The book is this rich, elaborate        Winner—Copper Cylinder Award
packed.”                                                                                  symphony of awesome that defies          Finalist—the Locus, RT Reviewer’s
–The Book Bag                                                                             simple definitions…This book              Choice for Best Fantasy, British
THE WINTER VOW (#3)                                                                       destroyed me into little pieces and
                                                                                          then the last page put it all back
                                                                                                                                      Fantasy, and Aurora awards
The third volume in this powerful epic fantasy in                                         together in the best possible way.”        Selected for 20+ “Best of ” lists!
the tradition of Robin Hobb and Peter V. Brett.                                           –Kirkus
 Rights sold:                                 World English (#1-3) – Titan                 Rights sold:
 Germany (#1-3) – Bastei Lübbe                World English Audio (#1-3) – Recorded        World English – Solaris                  World English Audio – Audible

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Scott Meyer                                                           Science Fiction    Science Fiction                                                    Dan Moren
Magic 2.0 Series                                                                         Galactic Cold War Series

                                                                                                                                                                                  FRONTLIST
OFF to be the wizard (#1)                                                                The BAYERN AGENDA (#1)
             Over 200,000 copies sold!                                                   A throwback to the classic sci-fi adventures
                                                                                         of spies and off-world politics, but filled to
Martin Banks is a normal guy who has                                                     the brim with modern sensibilities.
made an abnormal discovery: reality is just a
computer program—and he can hack it.                                                     “Moren revisits the world and key characters from The
                                                                                         Caledonian Gambit in the bombastic Galactic Cold
“Scott Meyer does for fantasy geeks what Ernest Cline                                    War series launch, telling a frenzied story full of bold
did for gaming geeks.”                                                                   spycraft and exciting ground and air chases.”
–SFF Audio                                                                               –Publishers Weekly
spell or high water (#2)                                                                 “THE BAYERN AGENDA is exactly the dose of
“...another great entry in this series.”                                                 intergalactic espionage you need. Action, humor, and
–SFF Audio                                                                               pathos, wrapped up in a plot that Le Carre would be
                                                                                         proud of...Moren is one to watch.”
AN unwelcome quest (#3)                                                                  –Eric Scott Fischl, author of Dr. Potter’s Medicine Show
“AN UNWELCOME QUEST is...full of action and entertainment, and has some                  “An action-packed thriller with a new twist in every chapter—the kind of book you
proper laugh-out-loud moments…I can completely and utterly recommend these               don’t want to put down. THE BAYERN AGENDA reads like Mission Impossible
books. Great stuff.”                                                                     set in space. Filled with well-rounded characters and an incredibly rich backstory,
–SFFWorld                                                                                Moren brings his vision of a cold war galaxy to brilliant life.”
fight and flight (#4)                                                                    –Michael Mammay, author of Planetside
“[The Magic 2.0 series] is an absolute staple in my fiction/fantasy readings, and I’ve         THE ALEPH EXTRACTION (#2) UNDER CONTRACT
recommended it to anybody I talk to.”
–James Bryant Blog                                                                        Rights sold:
                                                                                          World English (#1-2) – Angry Robot          World English Audio (#1-2) – Audible
Out of Spite, Out of Mind (#5)
“If you’ve listened to the series thus far, definitely listen to this book.”             The Caledonian Gambit (A)
–Sipping From The Brewing Pot                                                            “The action scenes, both on the ground and in space,
      THE VEXED GENERATION (#6) UNDER CONTRACT                                           show a focus on thoughtful planning and careful
                                                                                         pacing. The characterization delves just enough into
 Rights sold:                                 World English & Germany (#1-3) – 47North   emotionality to give the characters realism without
 Film/TV – Amazon TV                          World English Audio (#4-6) – Audible
                                                                                         moving the focus away from fights, intrigue, and
                                                                                         spycraft.”
Run program                                                                              –Publishers Weekly
An A.I. with the emotional intelligence of a                                             “This debut novel is a brisk and fun adventure with
six-year-old goes rogue and takes over the world’s                                       spies, family drama, and space battles, carried off with
internet-connected computer systems.                                                     a light touch and an old-school style that’s entirely
                                                                                         welcome in the frequently grimdark world of modern
“I very much enjoyed the many humorous references, puns,                                 genre fiction, and a main character you won’t soon
and all-around wittiness of the book. Many times, I found                                forget.”
myself laughing out loud while listening.”                                               –Barnes & Noble Sci-Fi & Fantasy Blog
–Audio Book Reviewer
                                                                                          Rights sold:                                World English – Talos
 Rights sold: World English – 47North 		            World English Audio – 47North         Czech Rep. – Triton                         World English Audio – Tantor

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Michael J. Sullivan                                                            Fantasy       Fantasy                                                Michael J. Sullivan
The Riyria                                                                                   The Legends of the First Empire

                                                                                                                                                                                      FRONTLIST
                     Over 700,000 in English language sales for Riyria!
Revelations                                                                                  age of myth (#1)
                                                       “Hair-raising escapes, flashy sword   From the acclaimed author of the Riyria
                                                       fights, and faithful friendship       Chronicles comes a new set of standalone
                                                       complete the formula for good         adventures in the same universe, set three
                                                       old-fashioned escapist fun.”          thousand years in the past.
                                                       –Publishers Weekly
                                                                                             “Sullivan’s world is richly detailed.”
                                                       “This epic fantasy showcases the      –Kirkus
                                                       arrival of a master storyteller.”
                                                       –Library Journal                      “Sullivan brings his masterful world-building and agile
                                                                                             imagination to bear on a host of interesting characters
“In the space of two years, Michael Sullivan has moved from a small press debut              and a story that feels new and vibrant.”
author…to a ‘name’ in the fantasy field.”                                                    –B&N Sci-Fi & Fantasy Blog
–Fantasy Book Critic
                                                                                             “...one of fantasy’s finest next-generation storytellers continues to break new
      Theft of Swords (#1-2) Rise of Empire (#3-4) Heir of Novron (#5-6)                     ground.”
 Rights sold: Brazil (#1-6) – Record          Netherlands (#1-6) – Luitingh-Sijthoff***      –Rising Shadow
                                                                                             age of Swords (#2)
 Bulgaria (#1-6) – MBG Books***               Poland (#1-6) – Proszynski***
 Czech Rep. (#1-6) – Argo***                  Polish Audio (#1-6) – Storytel
 France (#1-6) – Bragelonne                   Russia (#1-3) – AST***                         “AGE OF SWORDS is compelling reading. Several characters develop in
 Georgia (#1-2) – Palitra L.                  Spain (#1-6) – Scyla Editores***               intriguing ways, rising to the occasion when trouble comes…It left me—and, I
 Hungary (#1-6) – Fumax                       Turkey (#1-6) – Beyaz Balina
 Italy (#1-4) – Armenia                       World English (#1-6) – Orbit
                                                                                             think it’s safe to predict, will leave most readers—anxious for Age of War, the next
 Japan (#1-2) – Hayakawa***                   World English Audio (#1-6) – Graphic           novel in this series.”
                                                                                             –Fantasy Literature
The Riyria Chronicles                                                                        “The unusual technological level and prevalence of
“Riyria fans will appreciate this look into
their heroes’ history.”                                                                      thoughtful women as leading characters set this apart
–Publishers Weekly                                                                           from other fantasies.”
                                                                                             –Publishers Weekly
“A fast-paced and entertaining continuation
of the Riyria Chronicles, THE DEATH                                                          “This sequel is a powerful, emotional tale that truly
OF DULGATH continues to explore the                                                          makes you feel like you’re going on an adventure with
Medieval world Michael J. Sullivan created                                                   unforgettable characters. Furthermore, if you’re looking
in Theft Of Swords with a rousing tale of                                                    for a fantasy epic with strong, unconventional female
assassins, murder, betrayal and intrigue.”                                                   characters, THIS is the book you’ve been waiting for.”
–Buzzfeed, “The 32 Best Fantasy Books                                                        –Amy Braun, author of Obsidian Sky
of 2015”                                                                                     age of WAR (#3)
“It’s fast-paced, at times funny, at times violent…Add to that Sullivan’s absolute           “In this powerful third book (after Age of Swords) of a projected six-book
mastery of the writing craft (there are some lines which are so brilliantly phrased          series, Sullivan continues providing excellent worldbuilding and character
that it leaves me at once astonished and laughing out loud) and volume one of the            development…Sullivan’s fans will be delighted.”
Riyria Chonicles is an absolute must for anyone who reads fantasy.”                          –Publishers Weekly
–Fantasy Book Review                                                                                         AGE OF LEGEND (#4) FORTHCOMING
 Rights sold:                 N. American Audio (#1-3) –     Russia (#1-4) – AST              Rights sold:                                Poland (#1-5) – MAG
 Germany (#1-4) –                   Recorded                 Turkey (#1-3) – Beyaz Balina     Germany (#1-5) – Droemer Knaur              Russia (#1-4) – AST
      Klett Cotta             Poland (#1-4) – MAG            World English (#1-3) – Orbit     Latin America (#1) – Panamericana           Turkey (#1) – Ithaki
 Hungary (#1) – Fumax         Pol. Audio (#1-4) – Storytel                                    N. America (#1-3) – Del Rey                 World English Audio (#1-3) – Cutting

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Del Howison                                                                 Mystery        Science Fiction                                                        K. Eason
THE SURVIVAL OF                                                                            The Thorne Chronicles

                                                                                                                                                                                  FRONTLIST
MARGARET THOMAS                                                                            HOW RORY THORNE DESTROYED
Del Howsion is the proprietor of the world-                                                THE MULTIVERSE (#1)
famous Dark Delicacies bookstore and
horror emporium in Burbank, CA, and                                                        Star Wars meets The Princess Bride in this new
co-editor of the Bram Stoker Award-winning                                                 space opera duology. Eason weaves a refreshing
anthology series of the same name.                                                         tale of resistance and self-determination, showing
                                                                                           how, with enough small acts of rebellion, a
1870s–Missouri, U.S.A: Margaret Thomas and her
husband, James, lead a simple and peaceful life; she                                       princess can save herself, topple a government,
tends to the farm while he works as sheriff in the nearby town of Bleak Knob. Their        and change the course of history.
evenings are spent doing the thing they love most—being together.                          The Princess Rory Thorne—blessed by fairies, eldest
One afternoon, after picking up fabric at the general store, Margaret watches              daughter, amateur arithmancer—always imagined she’d
helplessly as James is gunned down on the sidewalk in front of her. Days of mourning       inherit her father’s throne and govern the interplanetary     Not final cover
turn into weeks and then years, filled with little more than grief and alcohol.            Thorne Consortium. Then her father is assassinated, her
                                                                                           mother gives birth to a son, and Rory is betrothed to Prince Ivar of the Tadeshi
A telegram, announcing the upcoming trial in Arizona of one of the men responsible         Free Worlds as a peace-offering. But when she arrives on the Tadeshi capital space
for her husband’s death, rouses Margaret from her misery. Neither inexperience nor the     station, she discovers that Vernor Moss, Minister of Energy in the Tadeshi Free
prospect of a long and difficult journey will stop her from facing her husband’s killer.
                                                                                           Worlds, has hatched a treacherous plot to unseat Ivar and usurp his throne.
Along the way, Margaret unexpectedly gains some new companions as she is                   But the Regent wasn’t counting on Rory Thorne, a princess with thirteen
joined by a free-spirited gypsy woman and a diminutive moonshiner. Together                fairy blessings (the most important of which is take no nonsense) and the
they will face the danger and violence of the Old West, but only Margaret will be
                                                                                           protection and advice of a powerful arithmancer and a mecha bodyguard.
able to answer the question that’s plagued her from the beginning: Is she seeking
justice or revenge? Told from Margaret’s dark point-of-view and in the epic                Rory plans to outmaneuver the Regent to rescue the Prince. But her trusted
tradition of True Grit comes THE SURVIVAL OF MARGARET THOMAS.                              bodyguard and arithmancer are suddenly nowhere to be found, so Rory must
                                                                                           stand on her own, with the help of a very unlikely ally—the Regent’s son.
                     Del’s Dark Delicacies anthologies:                                                      FORTHCOMING OCTOBER 2019
                       Winner—Bram Stoker Award
                      Finalist—Shirley Jackson Award                                        Rights sold: N. America (#1-2) – DAW      World English Audio (#1-2) – Tantor
                        Finalist—Black Quill Award
                                                                                           On the Bones of Gods
“Howison doesn’t pull a single punch, and the book is stronger for it.”
–Melissa Marr, New York Times bestselling author of the Wicked Lovely series               ENEMY (#1), OUTLAW (#2), ALLY (#3)
“[A] truly remarkable novel.”                                                              A dark fantasy perfect for fans of Brent Weeks.
–Douglas Preston, New York Times bestselling author of Cold Vengeance
                                                                                            K. Eason’s stunning fantasy debut ENEMY
“I thoroughly enjoyed the book! Such a breath of fresh air. Loved it.”                       hit #1 on Amazon.com among the fantasy
–Josh Boone, director of The Fault in Our Stars
                                                                                            bestsellers. Two months later, it sold 5,000
“Howison breathes new life into a beloved genre!”                                           copies, and readers clamored for book two.
–Nancy Holder, New York Times bestselling author of the Wicked series                        In its first month on sale, OUTLAW sold
                          forthcoming July 2019                                                           nearly 3,000 copies.
 Rights sold:
 N. America – Five Star                      World English Audio – Blackstone                    Rights sold: World English, Germany, World English Audio (#1-2) – 47North

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