Wendy LaCapra’s SCANDAL IN SPADES, in which a lost wager forces a Marquess with a secret to woo a scandal-ridden spinster and puts at stake not just his heart, but everything he holds dear, in a 3-book deal.
Minka Kent’s THE THINNEST AIR, when a happily married mother of two disappears in a picturesque mountain town, her younger sister leads the search, uncovering sordid truths she never could have anticipated along the way.
Professor Debbie Felton’s edited collection LANDSCAPES OF DREAD: The Weird and Uncanny in Natural and Constructed Spaces of Classical Antiquity, which explores negative emotions and the often eerie settings in which they arise.
Stephanie Thornton’s AMERICAN PRINCESS, the sweeping tale of Theodore Roosevelt’s daughter Alice, a keen wit and bright political mind whose wild antics in the White House made her America’s first media sensation in her youth, and who later became a political force to be reckoned as the wife of a debonair congressman and the mistress to a powerful senator, to Kate Seaver at Berkley, in a good deal, in a pre-empt, in a two-book deal.
NYT bestselling author Jennifer Armentrout’s trilogy, set in the world of her Lux series, four years after a devastating war between humans and aliens in which a teen girl gets swept up into the alien resistance led by a gorgeous not quite human boy, while discovering the dark secrets of her own past, to Melissa Frain at Tor Teen, in a significant deal, in a three-book deal, for publication in Fall 2018.
Victoria Davies Untitled, in which a billionaire tech genius finds a baby left on his doorstep and needs all the help he can get, but will his oldest friend be the answer to his problems or will she turn out to be just the right kind of complicated his life has been missing, in a 3-book deal.
Mary Wine’s HIGHLAND FEVER and HIGHLAND PASSION, the next books in the Highland Bride series, tales of spirited women meeting men who enjoy their fiery nature.
Jamie Beck’s WHEN YOU KNEW, the next in the Cabot series, about second chances in life and love, in a 2-book deal.
NYT and USA Today bestselling author Courtney Cole’s THE COLOR OF TOMORROW, the story of a mother whose son spirals into opiate addiction in the wake of his father’s death in a devastating accident, and her struggle to bring him back from the brink as heroin pulls him further and further away from everything he once loved, told from the POVs of both mother and son, to Lauren McKenna at Gallery, in a pre-empt, in a two-book deal.
NYT bestselling author Jennifer Probst’s THE START OF SOMETHING GOOD, in which a Special Forces rescue paratrooper returns to his family’s B&B and horse rescue farm to heal after his world is ripped apart, and while there unexpectedly meets a headstrong and beautiful businesswoman who helps him to confront his past and embrace a brand new future, to Maria Gomez at Montlake Romance