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Lambda Literary Award-winning author TJ Klune's bestselling, breakout contemporary fantasy. A NYT and USA Today Bestseller! An Indie Next Pick! One of Publishers Weekly's "Most Anticipated Books of Spring 2020"
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A True Colors LGBT Romance for fans of Red, White & Royal Blue and Geekerella set in the world of gaming, conventions, and fandom.
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senior agent : Deidre.Knight@KnightAgency.net
Deidre Knight
The Knight Agency, Inc.
232 West Washington Street, Madison, GA 30650
http://www.KnightAgency.net
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New York Times bestselling author Gena Showalter begins a dark, sexy new series with a fan-favorite character from her beloved Lords of the Underworld series, Taliyah Skyhawk.

In 1996, Deidre Knight founded The Knight Agency (TKA). Since that time, TKA has become one of the most successful agencies in the country with more than 30 New York Times bestseller hits in the past two years. Collectively, the TKA team has sold more than 6,000 titles to a broad spectrum of houses.

As an agency, we believe the reason for our success is our ability to foster strong relationships with our clients in a partnership that is committed to seeing their career grow and prosper in today’s rapidly evolving marketplace. Our agency offer a comprehensive range of services, including editorial refinement, branding consultation and strategy, in-house subsidiary rights and publicity support.

Deidre Knight and TKA have successfully placed thousands of titles in a wide variety of areas; including non-fiction, young adult, fantasy, romance, women's fiction, and literary fiction. Her nonfiction areas of expertise include: prescriptive, narrative, self help, lifestyle, food and cooking, LGBT topics, sports, and spirituality. Her most well-known clients include New York Times bestselling author Gena Showalter and co-authors Don Piper and Cecil Murphey, whose blockbuster title, 90 MINUTES IN HEAVEN, has remained on the NYT bestseller list for several years and was also released as a major motion picture starring Kate Bosworth in 2015.

Deidre is a member of The Association of Authors' Representatives and Romance Writers of America.


years experience: 20+
GENRES & SPECIALTIES
Mystery, Romance, Suspense/thriller, Fantasy/science fiction, Juvenile fiction, Business/investing/finance, Religious, Health, Middle Grade, Women's Fiction, Inspirational/Religious Fiction, Narrative Non-Fiction, Self-Help
LEADING CLIENTS
TJ Klune, Annabeth Albert, Gena Showalter, Rachel Reid, Cat Sebastian, Kerry Anne King, Debby Giusti, Cara Tanamachi, Cara Lockwood
MOST RECENT PROJECTS
TJ Klune's HOUSE IN THE CERULEAN SEA, Annabeth Albert's CONVENTIONALLY YOURS, Gena Showalter’s THE WARLORD, Rachel Reid’s ROLE MODEL, Cat Sebastian’s KIT HARRINGTON, Kerry Anne King’s OTHER PEOPLES THINGS, Debby Giusti’s HIDDEN AMISH SECRETS, Cara Tanamachi’s THE SECOND YOU'RE SINGLE.
BEST-KNOWN PROJECTS
Don Piper and Cecil Murphey's New York Times bestselling work 90 MINUTES IN HEAVEN

TJ Klune's HOUSE IN THE CERULEAN SEA

Gena Showalter's THE DARKEST SEDUCTION, Lords of the Underworld series

Bryan Anderson's NO TURNING BACK (a memoir about one man's truly inspirational outlook on living, no matter the odds)

Beth M. Howard's MAKING PIECE: A MEMOIR OF LOVE, LOSS AND PIE

MOST RECENT SALES/ FORTHCOMING BOOKS
New/Upcoming Releases –

Lambda Award winner TJ Klune's LGBT #ownvoices teen series, THE EXTRAORDINARIES, as well as his Indie Next Pick THE HOUSE IN THE CERULEAN SEA.

Gena Showalter's THE WARLORD.

Sales –
Cait Nary's SEASON'S CHANGE, about a hockey player whose career is on the brink and who desperately needs a fresh start with his new team, only to fall for his mindfulness-practicing, kale-smoothie-drinking new teammate and roommate, to Kerri Buckley at Carina Press, in a two-book deal, by Deidre Knight at The Knight Agency (world English).

Kerry Ann King's IMPROBABLY YOURS, in which a young woman's love life and professional career are disrupted by a mysterious bequest from her belated grandmother that catapults her into the lives of an orphaned girl and a frustrated treasure hunter, to Jodi Warshaw at Lake Union Publishing, in a nice deal, by Deidre Knight at The Knight Agency (world).

Cara Tanamachi's THE SECOND YOU'RE SINGLE, about a freelance writer who decides to give up dating for the month of February as an experiment, only to reconnect with a smoking hot, cupcake-baking guy from her past as soon as her resolution begins, to Alexandra Sehulster at St. Martin's, at auction, in a two-book deal, by Deidre Knight at The Knight Agency (world English).

K.D. Casey's UNWRITTEN RULES, a contemporary male/male romance in which a struggling Jewish catcher and his superstar ex-boyfriend work to reconcile after they unexpectedly reunite at the MLB all-star game, to Stephanie Doig at Carina Press, in a nice deal, by Deidre Knight at The Knight Agency (world English).

Kate McLaughlin's DAUGHTER, in which a 17-year-old discovers that her father is a notorious serial killer who will only give up his secrets to her, to Vicki Lame at Wednesday Books, in a nice deal, by Deidre Knight at The Knight Agency

OTHER LEADING RIGHTS OFFERINGS
90 MINUTES IN HEAVEN by Don Piper and Cecil Murphey, which recounts Don’s death experience, was into a major motion picture by Family Christian Entertainment, the new sister company of the nation’s largest Christian retailer, Family Christian Stores. Kate Bosworth (SUPERMAN RETURNS) and Hayden Christensen (STAR WARS) starred. Michael Polish (TWIN FALLS IDAHO, BIG SUR) directed. The film hit theaters in October 2015

Film rights for Marley Gibson’s GHOST HUNTRESS series to Shoulderhill Entertainment

TV rights for Sara Lunsford's SWEET HELL ON FIRE: A MEMOIR OF THE PRISON I WORKED IN AND THE PRISON I LIVED IN to CBS Television Studios with Kennedy/Marshall (LINCOLN, THE BOURNE LEGACY) producing

SPECIALIZED TRAINING, WORK EXPERIENCE, HONORS
Deidre Knight began her career in film and entertainment, working on the NBC television show In The Heat of the Night with the legendary Carroll O’Connor and Oscar winner Howard Rollins. She is the 2008 recipient of the Golden Apple Award for Agent of the Year from the New York City-area Romance Writers of America chapter.
SUB-AGENT FOR
For all sub-rights inquiries please contact Elaine.Spencer@knightagency.net
KEY PERSONNEL
Deidre Knight, President
Judson Knight, Vice President
Pamela Harty, Vice President of Sales/Senior Agent
Elaine Spencer, VP of Operations/Agent
Nephele Tempest, Agent
Lucienne Diver, Agent
Melissa Jeglinski, Agent
Travis Pennington, Associate Agent and Marketing
Kristy Hunter, Associate Agent and Submissions Assistant
Janna Bonikowski, Associate Agent
Jamie Pritchett, Accounting Manager
SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS
Please review our policies at www.knightagency.net/submissions and submit all queries to https://querymanager.com/query/Deidre_Knight_TKA. Thank you.
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