Bradford Literary Agency

Archive for May, 2013

Debut YA Deal

Sarah Raughley’s FEATHER BOUND, a dark retelling of Cinderella in which a girl is blackmailed into joining the glittering world of paparazzi and wealth to find dirt on her estranged best friend or risk being sold on the black market for human swans, to Amanda Rutter at Strange Chemistry, for publication in Spring 2014 by Natalie Lakosil at Bradford Literary Agency

Debut YA Deal

Mary Elizabeth Summer’s CATCH MY GRIFT, about a con artist, master of disguise and a high school sophomore who must track down her recently missing father through a maze of creepy stalkers, hit attempts and family secrets all while running the petty scams for her classmates that fund her pricey private school tuition and dodging the dean of students, to Wendy Loggia at Delacorte, in a very nice deal, in a two-book deal, for publication in Fall 2014, by Laura Bradford at Bradford Literary Agency (World English).

New Red Hot Read

HelenKay Dimon’s EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW, where an enterprising woman starts a business to help others navigate the difficult dating world of Washington, DC’s rich and powerful and accidentally catches the attention of a wealthy businessman who wants to know all her secrets, to Malle Vallik at Harlequin, for Cosmo Red Hot Reads, for publication in October 2013, by Laura Bradford at Bradford Literary Agency.

New Heat Deal

HelenKay Dimon’s BRANDED, about a CIA operative, now disavowed as a rogue agent who turns to her former lover – the wealthy power broker she once betrayed — for help uncovering who framed her; he’ll help her all right…and also take his revenge, to Leis Pederson at Berkley Heat, in a nice deal, in a two-book deal, by Laura Bradford at Bradford Literary Agency (World English).

NYT Bestselling Author new Romance

NYT bestselling author Lauren Dane’s CAKE, about a Seattle-based manga artist and the notorious — and mowhawked, pierced and tatted — metal sculptor she wants to put her hands all over, to Malle Vallik at Harlequin, for Cosmo Red Hot Reads, for publication in September 2013, by Laura Bradford at Bradford Literary Agency.

USA Today Bestselling Author New Adult

USA Today bestselling author Erin McCarthy’s TRUE, a new adult novel about an awkward overachiever whose college roommates decide that as an act of kindness (unbeknownst to her) they’ll help her lose her virginity by hiring a mutual friend — a confident, tattooed bad boy — to do the job but when these opposites genuinely attract there turns out to be more passion than anyone would have guessed, to Cindy Hwang at Berkley, in a very nice deal, in a two-book deal, for publication beginning in May 2013, by Laura Bradford at Bradford Literary Agency (World English).

Continuing Steampunk Romances

Karina Cooper’s next books in the St. Croix Chronicles, a Victorian-set steampunk-influenced murder mystery series, to Angela James at Carina Press, in a three-book deal, for publication in beginning fall 2013, by Laura Bradford at Bradford Literary Agency.