David Avrin’s Why Customers Leave (and How to Win Them Back) offering a frank and unabashed expose of frustrating and maddening company policies, procedures and behaviors that inadvertanly drive customers into the arms of their competitors and revealing why companies do it, why their customers hate it and offering better alternatives to engage and retain valuable customers and clients.
Harper Kincaid’s LOVE IN REAL LIFE, a romantic comedy about a hopeless romantic who chews out a gaming company for killing her favorite video game with new in-game anti-relationship rules and ends up working side-by-side with the sexy (and grouchy) billionaire developer himself in a competition to prove whose world-view is more fun, in a 2-book deal.
NYT and USA Today bestselling author Lynn Cahoon’s three new holiday novellas in the Tourist Trap series, in which Jill and the South Cove gang gather to celebrate and end up solving more murders.
Laura Trentham’s HIGHLAND FLING, the first in a new contemporary romantic comedy trilogy set in Highland, Georgia, a charming Southern town obsessed with all things Scottish, in which hijinks and romance ensue when a woman shocked by her mother’s unexpected souvenir from her vacation—a six-foot Scotsman, becomes ever more suspicious of his intentions when the man’s nephew, the heir to a Scottish earldom, shows up to retrieve him, to Eileen Rothschild at St. Martin’s.
Andrea Penrose’s MURDER AT KENSINGTON PALACE, next in the Wrexford & Sloane historical mystery series, in which the murder of a childhood friend forces a young widow, who secretly pens satirical cartoons, to re-enter aristocratic society along with her partner in crime, a brilliant Lord and scientist, on a dangerous dance through the glittering ballrooms and elite scientific societies of London to catch a cunning killer, to Wendy McCurdy at Kensington in a two-book deal.
Rayna Vause’s TWICE BITTEN, when a wary librarian is bitten by a rogue vampire and attacked by a vigilante group he’s forced to turn to his ex —a vampire he ran from — in order to survive.
UCSD Professor and political scientist Samuel Popkin’s The Republican Crackup and the Future of Presidential Politics, explaining why political party crackups in the United States are both unpredictable and inevitable and why party leaders could not prevent the splits leading to Trump’s primary victory, and what it will take for the party to reach a new consensus.
J.M. Winchester’s All the Lovely Pieces, a domestic thriller about how far one mother will go to protect her child, in a 2-book deal.
Writer and filmmaker Keele Burgin’s debut (W)HOLY UNRAVELED, sharing her story of growing up in and escaping a Catholic cult, only to find herself chasing adrenaline and drugs in hopes of finding a shred of self-worth before finally landing in a remote community where she would live in silence, quiet the demons of her past, and find the courage to love herself, to Erin Calligan-Mooney at Little A, for publication in 2019.
A.M. Stuart’s SINGAPORE SAPPHIRE, set in 1910, in which a British former suffragette attempts to gain financial independence as a private secretary in colonial Singapore, but when her first client is murdered, she is drawn into a complex web of old secrets, stolen gemstones and a mysterious gang of thieves.