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SINGLE MALT MURDER: A WHISKY BUSINESS MYSTERY by Melinda Mullet, March 2017 (Alibi/Random House)
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DEATH DISTILLED: A WHISKY BUSINESS MYSTERY by Melinda Mullet, September 2017 (Alibi/Random House)
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Abby Saul
The Lark Group
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IT ENDS WITH HER by Brianna Labuskes, Coming May 2018 (Thomas & Mercer)

Let's talk books.

The Lark Group is your publishing partner, an agile and editorially focused agency with an eye towards publishing innovation. The Lark Group is committed to providing individual and proactive representation to debut and established authors, as well as creating an agile space for publishing experimentation. We are seeking literary and commercial fiction, particularly mysteries/thrillers, women's fiction, and historical fiction.

Find out more about what we're looking for on our website, or on MSWL: http://www.manuscriptwishlist.com/mswl-post/abby-saul/


years experience: 10
GENRES & SPECIALTIES
General fiction, Mystery, Suspense/thriller, Literary Fiction, Women's Fiction, Historical Fiction
MOST RECENT SALES/ FORTHCOMING BOOKS
Melinda Mullet's Books 3 and 4 in the WHISKY BUSINESS MYSTERY series, in which a photojournalist by trade, distillery owner by blood, and amateur sleuth by necessity encounters more murders to solve in bucolic Scotland, to Junessa Viloria at Alibi, by Abby Saul at The Lark Group.

Author of one of Refinery29's Best Books of 2016, Nicole Meier's THE FIRE, in which a woman in the midst of a midlife crisis is charged with caring for her estranged father after a massive fire tears through his artist compound, an unwelcome task that turns even more complicated as old betrayals and new secrets surface, to Danielle Marshall at Lake Union Publishing, in a two-book deal, by Abby Saul at The Lark Group.

Brianna Labuskes's debut IT ENDS WITH HER, pitched as All the Missing Girls meets The Widow, told from multiple points of view, following a female FBI agent as she hunts a serial killer only she can catch, to Megha Parekh at Thomas & Mercer, in a two-book deal, by Abby Saul at The Lark Group.

SINGLE MALT MURDER: A Whisky Business Mystery by Melinda Mullet (Alibi, March 2017)

DEATH DISTILLED: A Whisky Business Mystery by Melinda Mullet (Alibi, September 2017)

MOST RECENT RIGHTS SALES
AUDIO rights: Melinda Mullet's Books 3 and 4 in the WHISKY BUSINESS MYSTERY series, to Ryan MacGavin at Audible, by Abby Saul at The Lark Group.

AUDIO rights: Melinda Mullet's SINGLE MALT MURDER and DEATH DISTILLED, first two books in the new WHISKY BUSINESS MYSTERY series, to Ryan MacGavin at Audible, by Abby Saul at The Lark Group.

GERMAN rights: Melinda Mullet's SINGLE MALT and DEATH DISTILLED, to Aufbrau, by Abby Saul at The Lark Group in association with Bastian Schlueck at Thomas Schlueck Agency.

KEY PERSONNEL
Abby Saul (Agent) is an editorial expert with a passion for fantastic reads. She founded The Lark Group after a decade in publishing at John Wiley & Sons, Sourcebooks, and Browne & Miller Literary Associates. She's worked with and edited bestselling and award-winning authors as well as major brands. At each publishing group she's been a part of, Abby also has helped to establish ebook standards, led company-wide forums to explore new digital possibilities for books, and created and managed numerous digital initiatives. A zealous reader who loves her iPad and the ebooks on it, she still can’t resist the lure of a print book. Abby’s personal library of beloved titles runs the gamut from literary newbies and classics, to cozy mysteries, to sappy women’s fiction, to dark and twisted thrillers. She’s looking for great and engrossing adult commercial and literary fiction. A magna cum laude graduate of Wellesley College, Abby spends her weekends—when she’s not reading—cooking and hiking with her husband. Find her @BookySaul on Twitter.
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