Friday, March 14, 2008

This week's announced genre acquisitions.

Not much time tonight; have a phone appointment with an author in about half an hour. But here's this week's acquisitions. I'll catch up on rights sales next week.
Caitlin Kittredge's four new works of urban fantasy: two books in the author's Nocturne City series, and two books in her new Black London series, to Rose Hilliard at St. Martin's, in a very nice deal, by Rachel Vater at Folio Literary Management (NA). (via Publishers Marketplace)

Sharon Lee and Steve Miller's untitled sequel to Scout's Progress set in the authors' Liaden Universe series, to Toni Weisskopf at Baen Books, by Jennifer Jackson of the Donald Maass Literary Agency. (via Publishers Marketplace)

Alex Bledsoe's BURN ME DEADLY, in which a professional sword jockey investigates an odd cult of dragon-worshippers that has taken up residence in an abandoned brothel, and THE SWORD-EDGED BLONDE, to Paul Stevens at Tor, for publication in September 2009, by Marlene Stringer at the Barbara Bova Literary Agency (World English). (via Publishers Marketplace)

NYT and USA Today bestselling author Caridad Pineiro's TAINTED BLOOD, in which a gene therapy victim's world spins out of control as she discovers her body has taken on strengths of a superhuman quality and she is being hunted for a murder she did not commit, to Selina McLemore at Grand Central, by Kevan Lyon at the Sandra Dijkstra Literary Agency (World English). (via Publishers Marketplace)

Stan Nicholls's ORCS, the fantasy adventure series that has reportedly already sold over a million copies worldwide, to Tim Holman at Orbit, in a four-book deal, by Howard Morhaim at Howard Morhaim Literary Agency (US). (via Publishers Marketplace)

C.L. Anderson's BITTER ANGELS, about a retired undercover operative called back into the field for one more job -- to complete the mission her ex-partner left unfinished when she was killed in action, to Juliet Ulman at Bantam Dell, by Shawna McCarthy at Shawna McCarthy Agency (World English). (via Publishers Marketplace)

Stephen Graham Jones' new short story collection, The Ones That Almost Got Away, to Sean Wallace at Prime Books via agent Kate Garrick of DeFiore and Company. (via SF Scope)

Jeff VanderMeer's FINDING SONORIA & OTHER STORIES to Jacob Weisman at Tachyon Publications. (via the author)

Jeff VanderMeer's FINCH to editor Victoria Blake at Underland Press. (via the author)

Subterranean Press will publish a limited edition new omnibus of Barry Hughart's The Chronicles of Master Li and Number Ten Ox, which include his most famous work, Bridge of Birds. (via John Scalzi)

Jim C. Hines sold two new funny fantasies, Mermaid's Madness and The Red Hood to Sheila Gilbert at DAW via agent Steve Mancino at JABberwocky. (via SF Scope)

Simon Green sold Nightside novels #10, 11, and 12 to Ginjer Buchanan at Roc in a six-figure deal handled by agent Joshua Bilmes at JABberwocky. (via SF Scope)

4 comments:

Joya said...

LOVE the new blue layout/header!

Kimber An said...

Glad to hear about Jim C. Hines. I've got one or two books on the way from him right now. It's so refreshing to find funny fantasies in the vast sea of dark & gritty.

jenniferapril said...

Bitter Angels has me in intrigued!

JeffV said...

Thanks, Colleen. It's Finding Sonoria, though. Sonora's already been found!

JeffV