Jenni L. Walsh’s THE MESSENGER’S SECRET, a saga spanning both World Wars inspired by the lives, mission, and spirit of the Women’s Royal Navy Service (the WRENS), who rode motorcycles through war-torn Europe, carrying secrets on their shoulders, to Kimberly Carlton at Harper Muse, in a six-figure deal, at auction, in a two-book deal.
USA Today bestselling author Jennifer Snow’s ALASKA HOME, in which a third generation ‘Coastie’ from the historic seaside town of Serenity Harbor, Alaska, is determined to prove herself as a Coast Guard Coxswain—even if she risks losing the love of her life, in a three-book deal.
Christopher J. Ferguson’s Catastrophe, examining the psychology of why we make such tragically bad decisions in moments of crisis and how that help explains why our society is becoming so confused, angry, and undone.
Dorothy St. James fourth Southern Chocolate Shop Mystery, Bonbon with the Wind, in which Charity Penn is back at the beach with her little Papillon dog Stella to solve another mystery involving hurricanes, treasure, and sweet chocolate tea.
A new series from Susanna Craig about the strong-willed women who write for a progressive ladies’ magazine in Regency-era London and the men who stand up to and for them, and the fourth book in the Love and Let Spy series.
Shannon Baker’s SIXTH AND SEVENTH BOOKS IN THE KATE FOX MYSTERY series, featuring a young sheriff in the cattle country of the Nebraska Sandhills, to Andrew Watts at Severn River Publishing, in a two-book deal.
USA Today bestselling author Janice Kay Johnson’s LAST WORDS, when one of the true monsters is pardoned to walk out of prison, free to seek his revenge on everyone he holds responsible for his conviction, two cops with a history have to work together in a desperate manhunt that grows more urgent as the killer taunts them with more deaths, in a 4-book deal.
Amazon Charts bestselling, Edgar-nominated author of UNSPEAKABLE THINGS Jess Lourey’s TAKE IT TO THE GRAVE, inspired by the unsolved 1974 double murder of the Reker sisters in St. Cloud, Minnesota, in a 2-book deal.
Jenni L. Walsh’s middle grade novel OVER AND OUT, set in Cold War Germany, in which a science-loving girl is forced to become a Stasi spy and risks everything for a better future on the other side of the Berlin Wall, to Olivia Valcarce at Scholastic, for publication in spring 2022.
NYT bestselling author Rachel Howzell Hall’s HOW IT ENDS, a novella in which a soon-to-be divorcee is attacked in her new home but never saw the face of her attacker—and she must uncover the truth to protect herself.