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As a provocative series of paranormal temptation begins, a vampire king seduces the supernaturally gifted man hunting him. But when the stakes are literally life or death, their struggle for control is no game.
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Since 90 Minutes in Heaven was published, millions of people worldwide have read the incredible true story of Don Piper's experience with death and life.
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senior agent :
Deidre Knight
The Knight Agency, Inc.
232 West Washington Street, Madison, GA 30650
"Showalter's writing is stunning. Her narrative engulfs readers so deeply into her story that they'll be in danger of forgetting the world around them-RT Book Reviews, 4 1/2 stars Top Pick

In 1996, Deidre Knight founded The Knight Agency (TKA). Since that time, TKA has become one of the most successful boutique 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 2,000 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 has successfully placed over 800 titles in a wide variety of areas; including, romance, women's fiction, literary fiction, non-fiction and young adult. 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
Mystery, Romance, Suspense/thriller, Juvenile fiction, Business/investing/finance, Religious, Health, Middle Grade, Women's Fiction, Inspirational/Religious Fiction, Narrative Non-Fiction, Self-Help
Gena Showalter, Don Piper, Cecil Murphey, Louisa Edwards, Lauren Jameson, Marley Gibson, Maria Geraci, Kate Pearce, Cara Lockwood, Robin Owens, Kerry Anne King, Bryan Anderson
Gena Showalter's Everlife series, including FIRSTLIFE and LIFEBLOOD

Tibby Armstrong’s SURRENDER THE DARK (May 2017)

Don Piper and Cecil Murphey's New York Times bestselling work 90 MINUTES IN HEAVEN

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)


New/Upcoming Releases –

LIFEBLOOD by Gena Showalter (available now)

Tibby Armstrong’s SURRENDER THE DARK (May 2017)

Sales –

Kelli Ireland's next three titles in The Assassin's Arcanum series, and the first book in a new series featuring a soul collector employed by the Grim Reaper, to Ann Leslie Tuttle at Harlequin Nocturne

Z.A. Maxfield's HONKY TONK TEMPTRESS, featuring one woman whose mission is to make it in country music, but between her husband's new boyfriend, trying to live down her wild past, and being a good mother to the son she adores, she has her work cut out for her, to Cindy Hwang at Berkley

Z.A. Maxfield's MY COWBOY FREEDOM, the next title in the My Cowboy Heart series, featuring an ex-con who arrives looking for a fresh start at the Rocking C Ranch in Texas but instead finds love with a gentle giant, to Cindy Hwang at Berkley, in a nice deal, in a two-book deal

Kerry Schafer writing as Kerry Anne King's I WISH YOU HAPPY, in which a young woman becomes enmeshed in a complicated friendship with a suicidal stranger, again to Jodi Warshaw at Lake Union Publishing, in a nice deal, in a two-book deal

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

Deidre Knight began her career freelancing in film and entertainment, working on a feature for Lifetime, quality documentaries, commercials and music videos, and ultimately in series television for MGM. 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.
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