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Jessica Faust
BookEnds Literary Agency

BookEnds Literary Agency is an innovative and energetic literary agency that has been in business since 1999. We represent a diversity of authors,
from mystery, romance and women's fiction novelists to science fiction/fantasy, young adult and some nonfiction. BookEnds
works with authors and publishers to produce the books we all want to see on our shelves.

To learn more about BookEnds check out our blog at BookEnds Blog

years experience: 20+
General fiction, Mystery, Romance, Suspense/thriller, Reference, Business/investing/finance, Lifestyle, Women's fiction, Domestic suspense/thrillers, Psychological thrillers, Magical realism
Ellery Adams, Susan Furlong, Sheila Connolly, Sally MacKenzie, Paige Shelton, Sara Wolf, Krista Davis, Rosemary Simpson, and Heather Webber. Our Authors
Our Authors
Donna Lea Simpson's A GENTLEWOMAN'S GUIDE TO MURDER, a new historical mystery series about a spinster's secret life as a gossip columnist, and the twisted web of murder she gets caught in, to Terri Bischoff at Midnight Ink, at auction, in a three-book deal, by Jessica Faust of BookEnds.

Sharla Lovelace's next three books in the CHARMED IN TEXAS contemporary romance series, to Wendy McCurdy at Lyrical Press

Krista Davis's next two books in NYT bestselling PAWS AND CLAWS cozy mystery series, to Michelle Vega at Berkley

Laurie Helgoe, Ph.D's FRAGILE BULLY: AMERICA'S DESTRUCTIVE DANCE WITH NARCISSISM, using contemporary examples of how narcissism is fed by both supporters and detractors, the author uncovers the dynamic of what sustains a narcissist and gives readers the guidance they need to not feed the beast, to Lia Ottaviano at Diversion Books

USA bestselling author Sarah Fox's next three books in the ongoing Pancake House Mystery series, in which the protagonist serves up pancakes and solves murders, to Martin Biro at Lyrical Press

USA Today bestselling author Sally MacKenzie's untitled Regency Romance trilogy, featuring a woman-owned and run brewery and how it helps them find love and acceptance, to Esi Sogah at Kensington, in a very nice deal, for publication in 2018

Laura Bradford's PORTRAIT OF A SISTER, the first in a new series, about a woman who struggles to make the choice between the Amish world in which she has grown up, or joining her sister to live among the "English," and shunning herself from family and friends, to Esi Sogah at Kensington, in a two-book deal, for publication in Summer 2018

NYT bestselling author Ellery Adams's THE SECRET BOOK & SCONE SOCIETY, the first in a new hardcover series set in a quirky small-town club where the key to happiness, friendship—or solving a murder—can all be found within the pages of the right book, to Wendy McCurdy at Kensington, in a very nice deal, in a three-book deal, for publication in October 2017

For a full list contact Moe Ferrara at
As owner and President at BookEnds, Jessica Faust began her career in 1994 as an acquisitions editor at Berkley Publishing, Macmillan, and Wiley, where she had the unique opportunity to acquire and edit both fiction and nonfiction.

Having the desire for more and to work on a bigger variety of books, she left the editorial side of publishing in 1999 to found BookEnds where she continues to work closely with authors to develop and shape their books and then find the best home for them.

Jessica has worked with a number of bestselling and award-winning authors. Her areas of expertise are in the genres of mystery, suspense, thrillers, women's fiction, romance, and young adult. In nonfiction her focus is primarily on self-empowerment, business, entrepreneurship, career, personal growth, current affairs, and self-help.

Jessica has been a regular columnist with Romantic Times magazine, taught at New York University's Continuing Education Program, been recognized as Agent of the Year by the NYC Romance Writers of America, and is asked regularly to speak at writers' conferences throughout the world. She is a member of RWA, MWA, SCBWI, ITW, and AAR.

A native of Minnesota, Jessica now lives in New Jersey. Her personal interests include cooking, entertaining, reading, traveling, and spending time with friends and family.

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