Author and musician Rob Rufus’s PARADISE, WV, a crime thriller in which teenage siblings risk everything to prove the innocence of their father, a convicted serial killer, when a true-crime podcast stirs up new interest in the case and another woman goes missing in their poor, opioid-blighted town, to Stephanie Beard at Keylight, for publication in summer 2021.
Author of THOSE WHO PREY Jennifer Moffett’s untitled YA thriller, in which a reluctant teen psychic and an aspiring journalist search for the connection between a missing girl and the supernatural events upending their small Ozark town, pitched as I KILLED ZOE SPANOS meets BONE GAP, to Alex Borbolla at Atheneum, for publication in summer 2022.
Candace Havens’s next book in the Ainsley McGregory cozy mystery series, in which an Artisan market shop owner is busier than ever preparing for holiday shoppers when her Great Dane, George Clooney, sniffs out a dead body in the Santa House at the Christmas festival, and she must solve the crime before she’s next, in a 3-book deal.
NYT bestselling author Lynn Cahoon’s next book in her Farm to Fork mystery series, set in agricultural southwestern Idaho, the story of a restaurant owner’s need to not only find the best fresh ingredients for the upscale County Seat, but also clear her friends of unfounded murder charges.
Author of PUNISHMENT and THE STONEFLY series Scott J. Holliday’s LATE RAINS, the first novel in the PORT DIGGS MYSTERIES, about a former homicide detective turned victim services volunteer unearthing secrets his hometown has hidden for years while a new killer emerges from the shadows of the past, in a 3-book deal.
USA Today bestselling author Ginny Baird’s FIRST BRIDE TO FALL, in which three sisters, desperate to avoid the arranged match their mom believes will save the family business, race against the clock to find last-minute husbands of their own first.
USA Today and NYT bestselling author Ginny Baird’s FIRST BRIDE TO FALL, in which three sisters, desperate to avoid the arranged match their mom believes will save the family business, race against the clock to find last-minute husbands of their own first, in a 3-book deal.
USA Today bestselling author Jennifer Snow’s NEXT BOOK IN THE WILD RIVER SERIES STARS OVER ALASKA, in which a protective agent returns to her hometown of Wild River to wait out the search for her client’s stalker and is forced to face the past she’s been running from, in a three-book deal.
NYT bestselling author Lynn Cahoon’s next books in the Tourist Trap mystery series, set on the central California coast, sharing the adventures of a bookstore/coffee shop owner and amateur sleuth trying to keep her quirky town safe for resident and tourist alike, in a three-book deal.
Debra Sennefelder’s BEAUTY AND THE DECEASED, in which Kelly Quinn finds her cousin’s, an up and coming beauty boss, body on the beach, and is determined to figure out the culprit and uncovers uncomfortable truths, lies, and a whole lot of jealousy that no amount of concealer can hide.