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TYNDALE HOUSE FEBRUARY 6, 2018
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Danielle Egan-Miller
Browne & Miller Literary Associates
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#1 Amazon Bestseller Amazon First Reads Selection December 2017 Thomas & Mercer

Founded in 1971 by Jane Jordan Browne, Browne & Miller Literary Associates specializes in full-service representation of a select clientele. I have been owner and president of the agency since 2003.

I'm an intrepid reader, my taste is very eclectic, and I look for exceptional writing and very fine storytelling. My roster includes several New York Times bestselling authors and numerous prize- and award-winning writers. I am always interested in promising new voices and those kinds of books that draw me in, fully capture my attention, and then hold it until the very last page. If my heart races a little bit along the way, all the better.

For 2017, I am seeking:
* Literary/commercial fiction/women's fiction
* Substantive women’s historical fiction, often with romantic overtones (I love OUTLANDER)
* Character-driven crime novels and psychological thrillers including highly original dark family dramas and domestic suspense stories
* Gothic/Gothic-styled fiction,contemporary or historical
* Historical and Contemporary Romance in most subgenres
* Christian/inspirational fiction by established authors

I am especially on the lookout for:
* A Southern-set, dark and atmospheric and highly original police procedural/crime series, maybe NOLA-set?
* Scottish Highland or Regency-set historical romances, remarkably well-written and with interesting twists
* An expertly-crafted, Chicago-set historical thriller reminiscent of Caleb Carr's THE ALIENIST
* Anything about Oona O'Neill Chaplin

On the non-fiction side, elegantly written narrative non-fiction by nationally-recognized experts is always of interest. I love Old Hollywood and anything about American family dynasties. EMPTY MANSIONS by Bill Dedman and Paul Clark Newell, Jr was a recent favorite read.

Sorry, but Browne & Miller is no longer accepting submissions of (Adult) Memoirs or of Young Adult fiction; no children's books of any kind; and I do not represent horror, sci fi/fantasy, poetry, or screenplays.


years experience: 25+
GENRES & SPECIALTIES
General fiction, Mystery, Romance, Suspense/thriller, Biography, History, Religious, Mind/body/spirit, Health, Lifestyle, Cookbooks, Sports, Science
LEADING CLIENTS
Nicole Baart; Emily Belden; Arnie Bernstein; Lisa Bingham; Elizabeth Blackwell; Sherrill Bodine;Kylie Brant; Sandra Byrd; Lyn Cote; Sandra Dallas; Joanne Furniss; Angela Hunt; Sandy James; William Kent Krueger; Iain Lawrence; Sandi Lynn; Amy Sue Nathan; Marta Perry; Francine Rivers; Roxanne Rustand; The Estate of Lee Sandlin; Jack Zipes
BEST-KNOWN PROJECTS
* Redeeming Love by three-time Rita Award winner, RWA Hall of Fame member and New York Times bestselling Francine Rivers
* Ordinary Grace by William Kent Krueger, 2014 Edgar Award winner for Best Novel
* In the Shadow of Lakecrest by Elizabeth Blackwell, a #1 Amazon bestseller!
*"...And Ladies of the Club" by Helen Hooven Santmyer
* Gemini Summer by Iain Lawrence, winner of the 2007 Canadian Governor General's Literary Award for Children's Literature
MOST RECENT SALES/ FORTHCOMING BOOKS
SECOND CHANCE AMISH BRIDE by Marta Perry (Love Inspired/Harlequin F17); SULFUR SPRINGS by William Kent Krueger (Atria Books/S&S F17); ALL THE LITTLE CHILDREN by Jo Furniss (Lake Union Publishing F17); CAN'T WALK AWAY by Sandy James (Grand Central Publishing F17); SOUND OF FEAR by Marta Perry (HQN/Harlequin F17); LITTLE BROKEN THINGS by Nicole Baart (Atria Books/S&S F17); LEFT TO CHANCE by Amy Sue Nathan (St. Martin's Press F17); PRETTY GIRLS DANCING by KYLIE BRANT(Thomas & Mercer W18); JUDAH'S WIFE by Angela Hunt (Bethany House W18); ACCIDENTAL COURTSHIP by Lisa Bingham (Love Inspired Historical/Harlequin W18); THE MASTERPIECE by Francine Rivers (Tyndale House W18); HOT MESS by Emily Belden (Graydon House Books/Harlequin SP18); ON A COLD, DARK SEA by Elizabeth Blackwell (Lake Union Publishing SP18); THE WEDDING QUILT by Marta Perry (Love Inspired/Harlequin SP18); THE PATCHWORK BRIDE by Sandra Dallas (St. Martin's Press SU18); SHATTERED SILENCE by Marta Perry (HQN/Harlequin SU18); TRAILING SPOUSE by Jo Furniss (Lake Union Publishing SU18); DESOLATION MOUNTAIN by William Kent Krueger (Atria Books/S&S F18); A LADY OF A THOUSAND TREASURES by Sandra Byrd (Tyndale House F18)
SPECIALIZED TRAINING, WORK EXPERIENCE, HONORS
The late Jane Jordan Browne started the agency in 1971, after holding editorial positions with numerous NYC publishers. A founding member of the Board of Directors of the Illinois Center for the Book, Ms. Browne was also on the board of the Modern Poetry Association, and a member of the AAR, RWA, MWA and SCBWI. She remained active in the agency until her death in early 2003.

Danielle Egan-Miller held several editor positions before joining the agency as Jane Jordan Browne's partner in 2002; she became president of the agency in 2003. She is a graduate of Loyola University of Chicago and of the Radcliffe Publishing Course. She is also a member of the AAR, MWA, RWA,and The Author's Guild.

SUB-AGENTS/ RIGHTS CONTACTS
Please note that most of our foreign licensing for Christian fiction is handled in-house.

BALTICS - Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia
Andrew Nurnberg Associates Baltic

BRAZIL
RIFF Agency

CHINA, Mainland
Big Apple Tuttle-Mori Agency Inc.

CHINA, TAIWAN
Big Apple Tuttle-Mori Agency, Inc.,

FRANCE
Agence Eliane Benisti

GERMANY
Thomas Schlück Agency

GREECE
O.A. Literary Agency

HUNGARY
Andrew Nurnberg Associates

ISRAEL
The Book Publishers Association of Israel

ITALY
Natoli, Stefan & Oliva

JAPAN
The English Agency Japan Ltd.
Tuttle-Mori Agency, Inc.
Japan UNI Agency, Inc.

KOREA
Eric Yang Agency
KCBS( Christian Titles)

POLAND
MACADAMIA

ROMANIA
International Copyright Agency, Ltd.

RUSSIA
Andrew Nurnberg Agency

SCANDINAVIA & THE NETHERLANDS
The Marsh Agency, UK

SERBIA & MONTENEGRO, CROATIA, SLOVENIA, CZECH REPUBLIC, SLOVAK REPUBLIC, BULGARIA
Andrew Nurnberg Agency

SPAIN & LATIN AMERICA (Spanish), PORTUGAL
Julio F-Yañez, Agencia Literaria

UNITED KINGDOM
Direct
Conville & Walsh (select projects )

KEY PERSONNEL
Mariana Fisher, Foreign Rights Agent
Mariana@browneandmiller.com

Clancey D'Isa, Assistant
Clancey@browneandmiller.com

SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS
Query to mail@browneandmiller.com. Query only, as we do not read unsolicited materials and we do not open email attachments. NO Sci-fi/Fantasy, Horror, Memoirs, Young Adult or children's books! We reply as quickly as possible!
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