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Wednesday, October 25, 2006

Latest Women's/Romance Publishing News

Per Publishers Lunch

Therese Fowler's SOUVENIR, pitched as "in the tradition of Nicholas Spark's The Notebook, paired with the family drama of Jodi Picoult," to Linda Marrow at Ballantine, at auction, by Wendy Sherman at Wendy Sherman Associates.

Foreign rights to to Maxine Hitchcock for the launch of Harper UK's Avon imprint; Goldmann in Germany; Sonzogno in Italy; Belfond in France; Suma in Brazil; all in pre-empts; to Cappelen in Norway, at auction to the latter; and to Aschehoug in Denmark; on behalf of Wendy Sherman Associates, by Jenny Meyer.

Jane Lockwood's CHAINED, an exotic erotic historical romance, to Laura Cifelli at NAL, in a nice deal, by Lucienne Diver at Spectrum Literary Agency.

PC Cast's first two books in her new dark paranormal series, which focuses on a supernatural investigative team that deals with the underbelly of paranormal activities in a world much like ours, except when things go bump in the night, they do a lot more than simply make noise, to Mary Theresa Hussey at Nocturne, by Meredith Bernstein.

Robin Miller writing as Robin Caroll's BAYOU BURNING, involving voodoo, multiple murder suspects, and a long-standing family vendetta, in which ex-lovers must work together to prove their innocence before the real murderer targets them, to Krista Stroever at Steeple Hill Love Inspired Suspense, by Kelly Mortimer of the Mortimer Literary Agency.

The Key
"nice deal" $1 - $49,000
"very nice deal" $50,000 - $99,000
"good deal" $100,000 - $250,000
"significant deal" $251,000 - $499,000
"major deal" $500,000 and up


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