March 19, 2014
Emmy-nominated screenwriter of Daddy Daycare, RV, The Shaggy Dog, and the Disney Channel original movie Good Luck Charlie, It's Christmas, Geoff Rodkey's THE TAPPER TWINS, beginning with THE TAPPER TWINS GO TO WAR (WITH EACH OTHER), an oral history of a humorous prank war between a brother and sister (accompanied by the comical interjections of parents and friends and documented by text message, screen shots, photographs and illustrations, throughout) that escalates into an all-out battle in the virtual world, to Andrea Spooner at Little, Brown Children's and to Amber Caraveo at Orion Children's, in a major deal, in a pre-empt, in a four-book deal, for publication in Spring 2015, by Josh Getzler at Hannigan Salky Getzler (World).
September 12, 2013
Haunted Guesthouse mysteries author E.J. Copperman and Jeff Cohen's COOLER HEADS, first in a new series featuring a sleuth with Asperger's Syndrome who answers questions for a living, and discovers that he has a talent for crime solving when he investigates a cryogenics lab in New Jersey for a client (who becomes his partner because she knows how to drive), to Terri Bischoff at Midnight Ink, in a three-book deal, by Josh Getzler at Hannigan Salky Getzler (World). firstname.lastname@example.org
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June 13, 2013
Digital: Fiction: Thriller
Meow If It's Murder author Toni LoTempio's SOAPSUDS, SEX, AND SILVER BULLETS, the first of a paranormal romantic thriller series featuring a gothic, but spunky, soap actress, to Stephen Morgan at Entangled Suspense, for publication in Summer 2014, by Josh Getzler at Hannigan Salky Getzler (World). Audio: Jgetzler@hsgagency.com
May 24, 2013
Former U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Todd Moss's THE GOLDEN HOUR, featuring an international crisis expert who is called in to reverse a coup in Mali amidst intense State, Defense, military and CIA infighting, to Neil Nyren at Putnam, in a pre-empt, in a good deal, in a two-book deal by Josh Getzler at Hannigan Salky Getzler (World).
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May 3, 2013
SUNY Albany Criminal Justice Professor and MWA and Sisters in Crime board member and author of The Red Queen Dies Frankie Bailey's second mystery featuring a detective in the Upstate New York of the near future; again to Marcia Markland at Thomas Dunne Books, by Josh Getzler at Hannigan Salky Getzler (World).
April 30, 2013
Dallas-based change and organizational development consultant Patti Johnson's MAKE WAVES: Be the One to Start the Change, inspiring CEOs and middle managers, entrepreneurs and not-for-profit managers to get up and lead, to start a Wave of Change in their organization or industry, to Erika Heilman at Bibliomotion, for publication in Spring 2014, by Josh Getzler at Hannigan Salky Getzler (World). email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.org
April 16, 2013
NYT bestselling author of Pride & Prejudice & Zombies: Dawn of the Dreadfuls; and the Holmes on the Range mysteries Steve Hockensmith and tarot expert Lisa Falco's THE WHITE MAGIC FIVE & DIME, a new series featuring a reformed con woman who discovers she has a talent for tarot card reading (and amateur crime solving) when she investigates the death of her mother -- an unreformed con woman who scammed the gullible by posing as a psychic, to Terri Bischoff at Midnight Ink, in a pre-empt, in a three-book deal, by Josh Getzler at Hannigan Salky Getzler (NA).
Audio, translation, Film/TV: email@example.com
UK: Abner Stein Agency
March 11, 2013
Historian Sam Thomas's (The Midwife's Tale, The Harlot's Tale) next two novels in his Bridget Hodgson series set in York during the English Civil War, featuring a gentlewoman midwife and her badass assistant, again to Charles Spicer at Minotaur, by Josh Getzler at Hannigan Salky Getzler. Audio for all four books to Lee Jarit at Audible.
German rights to The Midwife's Tale and The Harlot's Tale to Lubbe, by Mohrbooks, on behalf of HSG.
Translation, Film: Jgetzler@hsgagency.com
January 14, 2013
Toni LoTempio's MEOW IF IT'S MURDER, the first of a new series featuring a sandwich shop owner and her remarkably communicative cat, to Faith Black at Berkley Prime Crime, in a three-book deal, by Josh Getzler at Hannigan Salky Getzler (World).
December 13, 2012
Jeffrey Cohen writing as E.J. Copperman's sixth and seventh books of THE HAUNTED GUESTHOUSE series, featuring a New Jersey innkeeper, her young daughter, and the two ghosts who live with her and solve crimes, again to Shannon Jamieson Vazquez at Berkley Prime Crime, by Josh Getzler at Hannigan Salky Getzler (World English).
October 22, 2012:
Manchester author E.M. Powell's first in a series of twelfth century British thrillers set around the murder of Thomas Becket and featuring a knight-for-hire and a surprisingly badass nun, to Andrew Bartlett at Thomas & Mercer, in a pre-empt, for pre-publication serialization beginning in November 2012 and continuing every two weeks through March 2013, when the book will be published; by Josh Getzler at Hannigan Salky Getzler (world).
June 29, 2012
Multiple Edgar, Agatha, Anthony and Macavity-Award nominee and winner Dana Cameron's SEVEN KINDS OF HELL, in an urban fantasy series, pitched as Dan Brown with Fangs, and featuring the Fangborn shapeshifters and an archaeologist, to David Pomerico at 47North, in a three-book, three-short-story deal beginning in March 2013 and continuing with alternating stories and novels every six months through the fall of 2015, by Josh Getzler at Hannigan Salky Getzler (World).
March 20, 2012
Former Rocky Mountain Fiction Writers president Linda Joffe Hull's THE BIG BANG, pitched as Desperate Housewives with Fertility Issues, to Ben LeRoy at Tyrus Books, for publication in Fall 2012, by Josh Getzler at Hannigan Salky Getzler (NA).
February 23, 2012
BostonMamas.com editor Christine Koh and Parent Hacks blogger Asha Dornfest's MINIMALIST PARENTING: Enjoy Modern Family Life More By Doing Less, pitched as a "MacGyver's guide for modern parents" with advice to help often overwhelmed and guilt-ridden parents shed the pressure to constantly "do" and instead make more mindful choices for their family time and resources, to Erika Heilman at Bibliomotion, for publication in March 2013, by Josh Getzler at Hannigan Salky Getzler (World).
February 17, 2012
NPR news editor Krishnadev Calamur's debut novella, MURDER IN MUMBAI, featuring a beleaguered cop and a journalist who reluctantly collaborate to solve the murder of an American businesswoman in India, as the debut title in Dutton's Guilt-Edged Mysteries e-imprint, to Ben Sevier with Stephanie Kelly editing, by Josh Getzler at Hannigan Salky Getzler (world).
February 6, 2012
Children’s: Young Adult
Traci Hall's ZOMBYRE, MY LOVE, a young woman's search to find love after the end of the world, to Brent Chapman at Shadowfall, in a nice deal, for publication in April 2012, by Josh Getzler at Hannigan Salky Getzler (World English).
January 6, 2012
Time Inc. Assistant General Counsel Helen Wan's THE FIRM OUTING, about a young Chinese-American attorney up for partner at a prestigious New York law firm, navigating her way through the firm's old-boy network until an offensive incident at the summer outing makes her question her choices, to Brenda Copeland at St. Martin's, in a pre-empt, by Josh Getzler at Hannigan Salky Getzler (World English).
Film: Dana Borowitz at UTA ( BorowitzD@unitedtalent.com )
Translation: Jesseca Salky ( firstname.lastname@example.org )
September 9, 2011
Children's: Young Adult
James Phelan's ALONE: Chasers; ALONE: Survivor; ALONE: Quarantine, in which a 17 year-old is on a summer exchange program in New York City when his subway car is rocked by an explosion; he and his three friends crawl from the wreckage to discover a city in chaos, where the only other survivors seem to be infected with a virus that turns them into predators, to Peter Senftleben at Kensington, in a three-book deal, for publication every few months beginning Fall 2012, by Josh Getzler at Hannigan Salky Getzler (NA).
September 9, 2011
Former Rocky Mountain Fiction Writers President Linda Joffe Hull's ETERNALLY 21, the first of a new series featuring Mrs. Frugalicious, who trolls the malls for savings -- until she's framed for shoplifting and suspected of murder, to Terri Bischoff at Midnight Ink, in a three-book deal, by Josh Getzler at Hannigan Salky Getzler (World).
July 25, 2011
University of Alabama, Huntsville Professor Samuel Thomas's debut BLOODY NEWES FROM YORK, set in York during the English Civil War and introducing a gentlewoman and midwife and her badass assistant who race to save a friend from being burnt at the stake for treasonous murder, to Charlie Spicer at Minotaur, at auction, in a two-book deal, by Josh Getzler at Hannigan Salky Getzler (NA).
July 25, 2011
Harvard Business Review contributor and President of Clay Christensen's investment firm Rose Park Advisors, Whitney L. Johnson's DREAM. DARE. DO.: Remarkable Things Can Happen When You Dare To Dream, based on Johnson's Dare to Dream blog, a manual to inspire women to first value their dreams, then define them, and finally to execute them, whether the dream is to have a career or family, or both, to run a marathon or start taking ballet lessons, to Erika Heilman at Bibliomotion, for publication in May 2012, by Josh Getzler at Hannigan Salky Getzler.
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July 13, 2011
Dog breed expert and author of The Complete Idiot's Guide to Getting and Owning a Dog Sheila Boneham, Ph.D's DROP DEAD ON RECALL, the first of a new series featuring an animal photographer and her Australian Shepherd, to Terri Bischoff at Midnight Ink, in a three-book deal, in a pre-empt, by Josh Getzler at Hannigan Salky Getzler (World).
June 29, 2011
Children's: Middle grade:
Screenwriter of RV and Daddy Day Care Geoff Rodkey's debut THE CHRONICLES OF EGG, alternately pitched as The Princess Bride with 13 year-olds and Harry Potter with Pirates, to Jennifer Besser at Putnam Children's, in a major deal, in a three-book deal, for publication beginning in summer 2012, by Josh Getzler in his first deal since moving to Hannigan Salky Getzler (NA).
Film: Devra Lieb at the Gersh Agency ( firstname.lastname@example.org )
Foreign Rights to Sarah Hughes at Penguin Children's UK, at auction, in a good deal, by Kate McClennan at Abner Stein; to Carlsen in Germany, at auction, in a significant deal, by Annelie Geissler at Mohrbooks; to Ediciones B for Spanish & Catalan rights, at auction, by Txell Torrent at MB Agency; to Giunti in Italy, at auction, by Luigi Bernabo Associates; all three-book deals on behalf of Jesseca Salky and Josh Getzler at HSG.
April 21, 2011
An Uninvited Ghost author EJ Copperman's next two books in the Haunted Guesthouse mystery series featuring an innkeeper, her daughter, and the two bickering ghosts who live in the house and help her solve mysteries, again to Shannon Jamieson Vazquez at Berkley Prime Crime, by Josh Getzler at Russell & Volkening (World English).
April 21, 2011
CEO of Work+Life Fit, consultant, speaker, and author of Work+Life: Finding the Fit That's Right for You Cali Williams Yost's TWEAK: 52 Under-the-Radar Ways to Keep Your Job, and Have a Life…without Anyone Noticing, to Kate Hartson at Center Street, for publication in Jan 2013, by Josh Getzler at Russell & Volkening (World).
July 30, 2010
InStyle magazine deputy and books editor Nancy Bilyeau's historical thriller THE LAST NUN, about a novice who is imprisoned in the Tower for breaking the sacred rule of enclosure and, in exchange for her freedom and her father's life, is charged to find a hidden legendary relic that could save the way of life that she loves from Cromwell's advancing army of destruction, to Trish Todd at Touchstone Fireside, in a very nice deal, at auction, by Josh Getzler at Russell & Volkening (NA).
June 17, 2010
HUMMINGBIRDS author Joshua Gaylord's FRONTIERLAND, set in 1975 Orange County, interweaving the stories of a twelve year-old tomboy and an ex-beauty queen both searching for escape, moving to Marjorie Braman at Holt, by Josh Getzler at Russell & Volkening (World).
March 23, 2010
Utah Symphony associate concertmaster Gerald Elias's next two books in a classical music-world mystery series featuring a blind, vulgar, reclusive, miserable violin master -- Death And The Maiden and Death And Transfiguration, again to Michael Homler at Minotaur, by Josh Getzler at Russell & Volkening (world).
March 8, 2010
Oncologist and American Cancer Society chief medical officer Otis Webb Brawley, MD's WHAT I KNOW, WHAT I DON'T KNOW, AND WHAT I BELIEVE: A Doctor's Education, offering his perspective on the state of medicine today, with specific attention paid to cancer treatment; with Cancer Letter Editor Paul Goldberg co-writing, to Nichole Argyres at St. Martin's, in a pre-empt, for publication in 2011, by Josh Getzler, in his first deal since moving to Russell & Volkening (world). email@example.com
HUMMINGBIRDS author Joshua Gaylord's THE REAPERS ARE THE ANGELS, about a young woman on a road trip through the post-apocalyptic South as she evades zombies, and the more dangerous threat of the brother of a man she killed in self-defense, all the while ruminating on what it means to be human, to be alive, to live, to die, to Marjorie Braman at Holt, in a very nice deal, at auction, to be published pseudonymously so as not to conflict with his Harper novels, by Josh Getzler at Writers House (NA).
San Francisco attorney Angela Choi's HELLO KITTY MUST DIE, Palahniuk-meets-Bret Ellis-Meets-Joy-Luck Club-Meets-Margaret Cho, the story of a Chinese-American woman whose immigrant parents think she should be a Hello, Kitty -- Blank and doll-like, married to the Nice Chinese Boy; but she's also involved with a serial killer, to Benjamin LeRoy at Bleak House, by Josh Getzler at Writers House (NA).
Dog breed expert Sheila Boneham, Ph.D's 17th book about dogs, a guide to Brittany Spaniels, to Stephanie Fornino at TFH, as part of its new breed series, for publication in 2011, by Josh Getzler at Writers House.
Former dot-com CEO Keith Raffel's SMASHER, the follow-up to 2007's dot-dead, which combines Silicon Valley intrigue with a secret that may have cost a young scientist in the 1950's a Nobel Prize -- and her life, again to Bill Krause at Midnight Ink, by Josh Getzler at Writers House.
South Florida Adventures magazine publisher David Raterman's FLORIDA MARLINS: A HISTORY, the first complete history of the baseball franchise from (Jeff) Abbott to (Eddie) Zosky, and A GUIDE TO SOUTH FLORIDA ADVENTURES, with recommendations and itineraries for extreme and casual sportspeople living or vacationing in South Florida, to John Byram at the University Press of Florida, in a two-book deal, by Josh Getzler at Writers House (NA).
Manhattan high school teacher Joshua Gaylord's first novel, pitched as History Boys meets Blue Angel, about the intertwining -- and often darkly surprising -- relationships between the teachers and students at a school for girls, to Sally Kim at Harper, at auction, in a very nice deal, by Josh Getzler at Writers House (NA).
FOREIGN RIGHTS: FICTION
Australian and New Zealand rights to Joshua Gaylord's HUMMINGBIRDS, to Colette Vella at Pier 9, for publication in October 2009, by Angharad Kowal for Josh Getzler at Writers House.
Associate concertmaster of the Utah Symphony Gerald Elias's DEVIL'S TRILL, a classical music-world mystery series featuring a blind, vulgar, reclusive, miserable violin master, who stands accused of theft (of a three-quarter-sized violin) and murder (of a rival) and must clear his name by journeying through the halls of wealth and across continents, to Michael Homler at Minotaur, in a two-book deal, for publication in Fall 2009, by Josh Getzler, in his first deal at Writers House, on behalf of Simon Lipskar (World).