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Danielle Egan-Miller
Browne & Miller Literary Associates
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Instant National Bestseller! | NYT, USA Today, WSJ, PW, ABA Indie | #1 Pick Indie Next List | LibraryReads Pick | Book of the Month Selection | September 2019 Atria Books

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 2019, I will actively be seeking:

Character-driven crime novels and psychological thrillers including highly original dark family dramas, domestic suspense stories, and tales with surprising bents and diabolical twists. I'm partial, always, to Midwestern voices and Midwestern settings

Gothic/Gothic-styled book club fiction, contemporary or historical

A New Orleans-set literary-leaning dark mystery/thriller

An expertly-crafted, Chicago-set historical thriller

Anything about Oona O'Neill Chaplin

A golf-themed mystery. An ideal protagonist might be a golf pro

Non-fiction: Modern mind/body/spirit projects that marry an urban sensibility with practical simplicity ; Elegantly written narrative non-fiction by nationally-recognized authors. Forgotten stories, lost histories, slices of (dark) Americana, in the vein of the late Lee Sandlin or Erik Larson. I love Old Hollywood and anything about American family dynasties, especially stories about high society behaving badly. I also love rock-n-roll stories. I'm a dog lover (and dog owner), so I'd be open to a great dog memoir, especially if it stars a Scottish Terrier.

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; Elizabeth Blackwell; Sherrill Bodine; Kylie Brant; Sandra Byrd; Lyn Cote; Sandra Dallas; Jo 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; T.I. Lowe; Kimberly Brock; Leslie Liataud; Megan Chance; Kate Belli; Julie Tollefson; Finola Austin; Kelsey Blodget
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
* All the Little Children by Jo Furniss, an Amazon Charts and #1 Amazon bestseller
* Pretty Girls Dancing by Kylie Brant, an Amazon Charts and #1 Amazon bestseller
* Gemini Summer by Iain Lawrence, winner of the 2007 Canadian Governor General's Literary Award for Children's Literature
*"...And Ladies of the Club" by Helen Hooven Santmyer
MOST RECENT SALES/ FORTHCOMING BOOKS
THE PROMISED AMISH BRIDE by MARTA PERRY (Harlequin/Love Inspired W19): HANNAH'S JOY by MARTA PERRY (Berkley W19); HIGH COUNTRY HOMECOMING by ROXANNE RUSTAND (Harlequin/Love Inspired SP19); LULU'S CAFE by T. I. LOWE (Tyndale House SU19); IRON LAKE 20th ANNIVERSARY EDITION by WILLIAM KENT KRUEGER (Atria Books/S&S SU19); AMISH OUTSIDER by MARTA PERRY (HQN/Harlequin SU19); THE KING'S SHADOW by ANGELA HUNT (Bethany House SU19); HUSBAND MATERIAL by EMILY BELDEN (Harlequin/Graydon House F19); A CHRISTMAS HOME by MARTA PERRY (Berkley F19); THIS TENDER LAND by WILLIAM KENT KRUEGER (Atria Books/S&S F19);THE SHOE BOX 25th ANNIVERSARY EDITION by FRANCINE RIVERS (Tyndale House F19); SOMEPLACE TO CALL HOME by SANDRA DALLAS (Sleeping Bear Pres F19); DOWN THE DARKEST ROAD by KYLIE BRANT (Thomas & Mercer F19);A SILENCE OF JUNIPER by NICOLE BAART; WESTERING WOMEN by SANDRA DALLAS (St. Martin's Press SP20); BEACH HAVEN by T.I. Lowe (Tyndale House SP20); RED MISTRESS by ELIZABETH BLACKWELL (Lake Union Publishing SP20); THE LAST BATHING BEAUTY by AMY SUE NATHAN (Lake Union Publishing SP20); HOLM FARM by Jo Furniss (Lake Union Publishing SU20); DRIFTWOOD DREAMS by T.I. LOWE (Tyndale House SU20); SEA GLASS CASTLE by T.I. LOWE (Tyndale House SU20); BRONTE'S MISTRESS by FINOLA AUSTIN (Atria Books SU20); A PATH TO REDEEMING LOVE: A 40-DAY DEVOTIONAL by FRANCINE RIVERS (WaterBrook Multnomah SU20); REDEEMING LOVE: THE STUDY by FRANCINE RIVERS (WaterBrook Multnomah SU20); DECEPTION BY GASLIGHT by KATE BELLI (Crooked Lane Books F20); CORK O'CONNOR #18 by WILLIAM KENT KRUEGER (Atria Books F20); DEADMAN'S CASTLE by IAIN LAWRENCE (Holiday House F20);
MOST RECENT RIGHTS SALES
September 25, 2019 - A PATH TO REDEEMING LOVE and REDEEMING LOVE: THE STUDY by Francine Rivers
Non-fiction: Religion/Spirituality
Francine Rivers's A PATH TO REDEEMING LOVE: A 40-DAY DEVOTIONAL and REDEEMING LOVE: THE STUDY, the first-ever companion products to the author's perennial bestseller REDEEMING LOVE, to Shannon Marchese at Multnomah, in a six-figure deal, in a two-book deal, for publication in August 2020 (world English).
Rights: mariana@browneandmiller.com

September 17, 2019 - DECEPTION BY GASLIGHT, by Kate Belli
Fiction: Mystery/Crime
Kate Belli's debut DECEPTION BY GASLIGHT, the first book in the Gilded Gotham Mystery series; set in the dodgy back alleys and the glamorous ballrooms of Old New York, starring an ambitious Astor 400 girl with a journalism career in her sights and a mysterious socially conscious lawyer who also happens to be the city's most eligible bachelor as they join forces to catch a high society jewel thief and solve a few murders, all while trying to resist their undeniable chemistry, to Faith Black Ross at Crooked Lane, in a two-book deal, for publication in 2020 (world).

September 16, 2019 - POOR RELATIONS, by Megan Chance
Digital: Fiction: General
Author of BONE RIVER Megan Chance's POOR RELATIONS, a tale of a young woman's reinvention and revenge set against the backdrop the 1906 San Francisco earthquake, pitched with nods to both Edith Wharton and Gaslight, to Jodi Warshaw at Lake Union Publishing, in an exclusive submission, for publication in winter 2021 (world).

July 18, 2019 - DEADMAN'S CASTLE and ASHES TO ASHES, by Iain Lawrence
Children's: Middle Grade Fiction
Canadian Governor General's Award winner for GEMINI SUMMER Iain Lawrence's DEADMAN'S CASTLE, a thriller about a 12 year-old boy who has grown up in the witness protection program and what happens when he's forced to face what has kept his family on the run for so many years, and ASHES TO ASHES, a survival story pitched in the vein of HATCHET and the author's own THE SKELETON TREE, starring a 10-year-old boy separated from his family on a camping trip and set against the backdrop of a massive advancing wildfire, to Margaret Ferguson at Margaret Ferguson Books, in a two-book deal (world English, China). Translation: Mariana@browneandmiller.com

April 12, 2019 BRONTE'S MISTRESS by Finola Austin
Fiction: Debut
Oxford graduate and blogger Finola Austin's BRONTE'S MISTRESS, based on the true and untold story of Lydia Robinson and her affair with Branwell Bronte, giving voice to the courageous, flawed, complex woman who some viewed as the "wicked" elder seductress who corrupted the younger Bronte brother, driving him to an early grave and precipitating the downfall of the entire Bronte family, to Daniella Wexler at Atria, in a pre-empt, for publication in 2020 (world English).
Translation: mariana@browneandmiller.com

January 9, 2019 - CORK O'CONNOR MYSTERY #18 and #19 by William Kent Krueger
Fiction: Mystery/Crime
Edgar Award winner for ORDINARY GRACE and NYT bestselling DESOLATION MOUNTAIN William Kent Krueger's CORK O'CONNOR MYSTERY #18 and #19, to Peter Borland at Atria, in a significant deal, in an exclusive submission, in a two-book deal (world). Audio rights to Troy Juliar at Recorded Books, in a six-figure deal. Film/TV: joel@ipglm.com

January 9, 2019 - WESTERING WOMEN by Sandra Dallas
Fiction: General/Other
NYT bestselling author Sandra Dallas's WESTERING WOMEN, an anthemic testament to the power of female friendship, about a young seamstress in 1850s Chicago who signs on to a California-bound wagon train filled with husband-seeking women as a means of escape, but soon discovers she's not the only one looking to leave dark secrets behind; when her past catches up with her, it becomes clear a band of sisters will do whatever it takes to protect one of their own, to Elisabeth Dyssegaard at St. Martin's, in a very nice deal, in an exclusive submission (NA).

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 owner and 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

Scott Miller, Vice President, Business Affairs
scott@browneandmiller.com

Ellie Roth, Assistant to the President
Assistant2DEM@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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