Gartner analysts Jaime Roca, Sari Wilde, and Audrey Taylor’s THE CONNECTOR MANAGER, based on a wide-ranging corporate survey that studies different management styles and identifies the type of manager who does the most to develop employees in today’s work environment, in a pre-empt.
NYT bestselling author Lynn Cahoon’s next Farm to Fork Mystery, where Angie Turner and her County Seat crew enter a Best Restaurant competition at the State Fair and find one of their competitor chefs dead in their food storage trailer after a heated argument about a corn dog recipe, in a two book deal.
Melinda Leigh’s new series, in which a homicide detective returns to her hometown when her sister is killed in a crime that echoes their parents’ murder-suicide 25 years before, in a major deal, for seven figures.
Author of GIRLS ON THE LINE Jennie Liu’s untitled YA novel, in which a 19-year-old seeks answers about the death of her younger brother, the favored child who was raised by her parents in the city while she was left behind in rural China, to Amy Fitzgerald at Carolrhoda Lab, for publication in fall 2020.
Christopher Ferguson’s How Madness Changed History, exploring how the steady course of history is often upended by some mad soul bent on chaos.
Stacy Reid’s My Darling Duke, in which in a bid to save her family from a life of indignities, Miss Katherine Danvers claims to be the fiancée of the enigmatic Duke of Thornton and is devastated when the reclusive duke who has been away from society for ten years suddenly appears.
Marina Adair’s NEED YOU FOR KEEPS (to be retitled WEDDING IN THE VINEYARD for the film), to Jim Head, Head First Productions in association with Muse Entertainment, to air on Hallmark Channel.
Jennifer Moffett’s YA debut, THE REMNANT, in which a shy college freshman is seduced into joining a campus cult, leading her on a deadly mission trip to Italy, to Alex Borbolla at Atheneum/Simon & Schuster, for publication in fall 2020.
Jennifer Snow’s MISTLETOE RESCUE, the search-and-rescue themed holiday romance, where a stressed-out surgeon is forced to take a vacation and discovers love, friendship and adventure in an Alaskan ski village, in a 3-book deal.
USA Today bestseller Stefanie London’s next romantic comedy, billed as The Proposal in Australia where an American woman is determined to escape her past by creating her perfect life in an Australian seaside town, and all she needs to do is speed up the falling in love process with the help of the grumpy but scorching hot Aussie surfer next door.