Bradford Literary Agency

Archive for December, 2012

Debut YA!

Erin Richards’s VIGILANTE NIGHTS, a gritty YA debut reminiscent of The Outsiders, about a 17-year-old boy who turns vigilante to get revenge on the street gang who killed his twin sister, until he falls in love and risks losing everything again, to Jacquelyn Mitchard at Merit Press by Natalie Lakosil at Bradford Literary Agency, for publication in Summer (July) 2013

Jennifer Echols’s new adult novel

Jennifer Echols’s LEVITATING LAS VEGAS, in which a recent college grad whose delusion that he can read minds leads him to kidnap a magician’s showgirl to protect her, only to find out that his power, and her powers of telekinesis, are real, to Lauren McKenna at Pocket Star, in a nice deal, for publication in early 2013, by Laura Bradford at Bradford Literary Agency.

Project Paper Doll third novel

Stacey Kade’s third book in the upcoming PROJECT PAPER DOLL series, in which a sixteen-year-old girl created as an alien-human hybrid seeks to destroy the lab and program responsible for her existence but first she must win a competition against others of her kind, to Christian Trimmer at Disney-Hyperion, in a very nice deal, for publication in 2015, by Laura Bradford at Bradford Literary Agency (World English).

New Romance

Sarah Castille’s AGAINST THE ROPES, in which a debt-ridden college grad who is struggling with a tortured past is seduced by the enigmatic owner of an illegal fight club only to discover she is not the only one with a secret to hide, to Leah Hultenschmidt at Sourcebooks, in a nice deal, by Laura Bradford at Bradford Literary Agency (World English).

New Romance

Rebecca Hagan Lee’s ANGEL IN SILK, in which a Salvationist missionary who stirs up trouble in San Francisco’s Chinatown while searching for the childhood friend she fears has been taken by the tong tangles with a suspicious — and sexy — saloon owner, to Cindy Hwang at Berkley Sensation, in a nice deal, for publication in Summer 2013, by Laura Bradford at Bradford Literary Agency (World English).
Translation: Taryn Fagerness at Taryn Fagerness Agency

Historical Romance novella

Alison Kent’s historical romance novella set in 1870’s Crow Hill, Texas the setting for the author’s contemporary Dalton Gang series, for an upcoming anthology, to Wendy McCurdy at Berkley, in a nice deal, by Laura Bradford at Bradford Literary Agency.

Debut YA!

Liz Czukas’s ASK AGAIN LATER, pitched as Sliding Doors meets Sixteen Candles, in which a high school junior relies on the flip of a coin to choose between two unwanted prom invitations, causing reality to split in two resulting in disasters of humorous proportions as she experiences each potential “version” of prom night, to Erica Sussman at Harper Teen, in a very nice deal, in a two-book deal, for publication in Winter 2014, by Laura Bradford at Bradford Literary Agency (NA).
Translation: Taryn Fagerness at Taryn Fagerness Agency