Bradford Literary Agency

Recent Deals

New m/m spy duology

Author of Mr. & Mr. Smith HelenKay Dimon’s DIRTY DEEDS, the first book in a spin-off to her 2017 RITA-nominated Tough Love series, a m/m romantic suspense in which a pair of men are drafted by the CIA to stop an imminent attack on the Doomsday Vault, to Shauna Summers at Loveswept, in a two-book deal, for publication beginning in late summer 2017, by Laura Bradford at Bradford Literary Agency.

Fairy tale twist to be published spring 2018

Wade Bradford’s PAPA BEAR’S PAGE FRIGHT, a story where Goldilocks is “supposed” to be the star, but the focus shifts to Papa Bear who upon realizing that he’s inside of a book being read to an audience of readers, is overcome with a case of Page Fright and can’t remember his lines, illustrated by Mary Ann Fraser, to Mara Conlon at Peter Pauper Press, for publication in Spring 2018, by Abigail Samoun at Red Fox Literary for both the author and illustrator (World).

Slovak rights to EVERYTHING FOR HER

Slovak rights to Alexa Riley’s EVERYTHING FOR HER, to Ikar, by Kristin Olson Literary Agency, on behalf of Taryn Fagerness Agency and Laura Bradford of Bradford Literary Agency.

Japanese rights to THE FIXER

Japanese rights to HelenKay Dimon’s THE FIXER, to Futami Shobo, by The English Agency, on behalf of Taryn Fagerness Agency and Laura Bradford of Bradford Literary Agency.

Indonesians rights to ALEX, APPROXIMATELY

Indonesian rights to Jenn Bennett’s ALEX, APPROXIMATELY, to Penerbit Haru, by Maxima Creative Agency, and Hungarian rights to Alexandra, by Lex Copyright Office, on behalf of Taryn Fagerness Agency and Laura Bradford of Bradford Literary Agency.

New picture book

Andria Rosenbaum’s BOATS WILL FLOAT, about the busy life of different types of boats, illustrated by Jordi Solano, to Sterling Children’s, with Meredith Mundy editing, for publication in Fall 2018, by Natalie Lakosil at Bradford Literary Agency for the author and Hannah Whitty at Plum Pudding Illustration for the illustrator (World).

Final Ballantyne Billionaires to be published May 2018

Joss Wood’s final book of the Ballantyne Billionaires series and a new trilogy, about mixing business with pleasure, to Stacy Boyd at Harlequin Desire, in a nice deal, in a four-book deal, for publication in May 2018, by Laura Bradford at Bradford Literary Agency (World).

Four book deal for a reluctant Prince Charming

Mike Allegra writing as Roy L. Hinuss’s ONCE UPON A PRANK and HER ROYAL SLYNESS, in the new chapter book series PRINCE NOT-SO CHARMING, introducing a reluctant Prince Charming—who’d much rather grow up to be a court jester, not a prince—to every kid who worries it’s hard to live up to the fairy tale, illustrated by Matt Hunt, to Rhoda Belleza and John Morgan at Imprint, in a four-book deal, for publication starting in Spring 2018, by Natalie Lakosil at Bradford Literary Agency for the author, and Arabella Stein at The Bright Group for the illustrator (World).

Turkish rights for ALLEGEDLY

Turkish rights to Tiffany Jackson’s ALLEGEDLY, to Sis, by ONK Agency, on behalf of Taryn Fagerness Agency and Natalie Fischer Lakosil of Bradford Literary Agency.

Kaitlin Ward’s newest YA

Kaitlin Ward’s THE CAVES, about a girl who wants to study the earth accidentally falls to the center of it, and meets a group of survivors who might be in more danger escaping their cave than they are trapped inside, to Amanda Maciel at Scholastic, for publication in 2018, by Sarah LaPolla at Bradford Literary Agency (World).