Author of THE FIRE THIEF Debra Bokur’s THE LAVA WITCH, the third book in the Dark Paradise Mystery series, in which a detective must discover if an ancient legend of sorcery is behind a new case of mayhem and murder in paradise, to James Abbate at Kensington, for publication in 2022.
Wall Street Journal bestselling author Minka Kent’s UNMISSING, in which the wife of a prominent businessman comes face-to-face with her husband’s first wife, who went missing and was declared dead years before.
NYT bestselling author Lynn Cahoon’s THE TUESDAY NIGHT SURVIVORS CLUB MYSTERY, featuring a protagonist who’s a cancer survivor who owns a bookstore in Sedona, AZ, and has to find a killer when one of the members of the survivor’s book club is found dead of unnatural causes, in a 3-book deal.
NYT and USA Today bestselling author Stacy Finz’s COWBOY PROUD, book four in the Dry Creek Ranch romance series, in which a prodigal daughter returns to the family ranch and finds unexpected love after suffering trauma at the hands of a militia group.
‘s THE LUNAR HOUSEWIFE, a novel set in 1953 New York’s glamorous literary scene and following a journalist who faces a shadowy mix of censorship, surveillance, and gaslighting when she pens a subversively feminist novel and forms an unlikely friendship with Ernest Hemingway, inspired by the CIA’s manipulation of arts and letters during the Cold War, to Carolyn Williams at Doubleday, in a pre-empt, for publication in 2022.
Margaret H. Greenberg & Gina Greenlee’s THE BUSINESS OF RACE, written by two business women, one black and one white, in which they tackle the emotionally charged, polarizing and deeply complex dynamic of race in the workplace using a business/asset-based lens rather than a social justice/deficit-based lens.
Camille DiMaio’s historical WWII novel, in which three women navigate homefront life while working at the Brooklyn Navy Yard, but when one of them falls for an overseas soldier she’s been corresponding with, a course is set for secrets, revelations, and the power of friendship and love.
Bree Baker’s PARTNERS IN LIME, book six in the Seaside Cafe Mystery series, in which a seaside iced tea shop owner attempts to clear a friend of murder, but gains the killer’s attention in the process, in a 2-book deal.
Anne Harper’s next book in THE ACCIDENTALLY VIRAL series, in which a woman gives the town’s most eligible bachelor thirty days to convince her to date him after her last whirlwind romance ended in a viral disaster.
Rachel Howzell Hall’s LAND OF SHADOWS, SKIES OF ASH, TRAIL OF ECHOES, AND CITY OF SAVIORS, optioned to Lionsgate Television.