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Monday, January 29, 2007

Latest Women's/Romance Publishing News

Per Publisher's Lunch

Selena Montgomery's untitled about high stakes love set in the world of the law, to Erika Tsang at Avon, in a two-book deal, by Marc Gerald at The Agency Group.

Janice Sims's THREE WISHES, in which a young attorney learns the woman who gave her up for adoption is a famous actress; LOVE OVERBOARD, in which a geologist's discovery of oil off the coast of Florida puts her life in jeopardy; and A LITTLE MOONLIGHT, in which a single mother finds herself pursued by two rich, powerful men, to Evette Porter at Kimani, by Sha-Shana Crichton of Crichton & Associates.

Eva Etzioni-Halevy's untitled novel about the biblical Deborah, the third of the author's novels about strong women from the Old Testament who were determined to shape their own lives and destinies, to Ali Bothwell Mancini at Plume, in a nice deal, by Judith Riven at Judith Riven Literary Agent (NA).

USA Today bestselling author Sue-Ellen Welfonder's LADY FOR A KNIGHT, about a spirited clan heiress whose yearning for passion won't be denied - even when family honor demands she wed the most accursed man in the Highlands, to Karen Kosztolnyik at Warner Forever, in a two-book deal, by Roberta Brown of the Brown Literary Agency (World).

The Brides of the West series author Lori Copeland's SCHOOLMARMS, following three female cousins who become schoolteachers and travel to different parts of the country to support their family back home in Utah, to Cynthia DiTiberio at Avon Inspire, for publication in summer 2008, by Evan Marshall at the Evan Marshall Agency (world).

Leather & Lace and Nebraska Legacy author Diann Mills's AWAKEN MY HEART, telling the unlikely love story between a 17-year-old wealthy rancher's daughter and the infamous Mexican rebel leader who is fighting her father, to Cynthia DiTiberio at Avon Inspire, by Janet Kobobel Grant at Books & Such Literary Agency.

Cheyenne McCray and Jennifer Ashley's SEDUCTION, to Linda Wisdom at Illusion, in a nice deal.

Pat Simmons's GUILTY OF LOVE, about a woman who eventually realizes she can't fix her past mistakes, and God's solution is to dump her guilt on Him, and TALK TO ME, to Urban Christian, in a nice deal (world).

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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