Professor of Classics at the University of Georgia Mario Erasmo’s THE SPECTACULAR DEAD, exploring the staging and viewing of corpses from Classical antiquity to contemporary funerary practices and museum displays, to Alice Wright at Bloomsbury, by Jill Marsal at Marsal Lyon Literary Agency.
Daphne & Agatha Award Finalist Mollie Cox’s THE LACE WIDOW, in which witnesses to the Hamilton-Burr duel are being murdered, and as Eliza Hamilton pieces together why, she unearths a heartbreaking secret and a dangerous lie, prompting her to conclude another murder will happen—unless she can prevent it to Terri Bischoff at Crooked Lane Books by Jill Marsal.
A.D. Rhine’s historical epic HORSES OF FIRE, in which Troy is a historical place where real people schemed and defended, loved and lost; not a playground of gods and goddesses, but a political and physical battleground where ordinary people and strong, yet misunderstood women take center stage: Andromache, Helen, Cassandra, and Rhea, a refugee and horse whisperer, and an unlikely hero amidst the chaos of the famous war, to Cassidy Sachs at Dutton.
Veteran growth strategists, entrepreneurs, and fintech disruptors Scarlett Sieber and Sophie Guibaud’s EMBEDDED FINANCE: WHEN PAYMENTS BECOME AN EXPERIENCE, offering an indispensable and eye-opening exploration of one of the most exciting and influential technologies in development today and detailing a revolution in financial services, banking, and technology that has already begun.
Professor of Political Science at the University of Toronto Ryan Balot’s Tragedy, Philosophy, and Political Education in Plato’s Laws, offering a daring new interpretation of Plato’s political masterpiece and uncovering the inescapably tragic dimensions of philosophy, civic relations, and political education.
Terrorism expert Dr. Jeffrey D. Simon’s’s THE BULLDOG DETECTIVE: WILLIAM J. FLYNN AND AMERICA’S FIRST WAR AGAINST THE MAFIA, SPIES, AND TERRORISTS, tells the unknown fascinating story of William Flynn, nicknamed “the Bulldog” who, acclaimed by his peers as one of America’s greatest early twentieth century detectives, brought down the Mafia and a sophisticated German spy ring, while launching the first war on terrorism that still resonates today.
Makenna Lee’s THE FORTUNES OF TEXAS 2023: BOOK FOUR, when bartender Damon Maloney Fortune becomes an instant millionaire, he plans to use his newfound riches to live up the single life, but after meeting single mom Sari Keeling and boasting he can handle any kid, she dares him to take care of her two toddlers for a day, and he discovers that parenthood is tougher than he thought—and so is resisting Sari.
PitchWars alum Jessica Lepe’s debut TWEET HEART, in which a shy and depressed high school guidance counselor uses her wildly popular, anonymous Twitter account to share all the thoughts she can’t say aloud, only to discover that the hot new history teacher is also her online persona’s favorite fan—leading her to realize that maybe standing out isn’t so bad after all, in a two-book deal.
Amazon Charts bestselling author Jess Lourey’s tentatively titled “Catch Her in the Lie”, introducing BCA cold case agents Evangeline Reed and Harry Steinbeck as they follow a vacationing mother and daughter with troubling ties to a serial killer to Costa Rica.
Author of Arsenic and Adobo Mia P. Manansala’s next book in the Tita Rosie’s Kitchen Mystery series, MURDER AND MAMON, in which a small-town Filipino American baker pries into the lives of her three godmothers after one of their nieces is killed to find out who has a vendetta against the notoriously nosy aunties.