Agency News: September 2020

Posted by Ethan Ellenberg on August 21, 2020

SEPTEMBER 2020 NEWS

We hope all are well and coping with the pandemic. We’re grateful to everyone on the front lines who perform the needed work to sustain our society. Our work continues, so here are some updates:

SCIENCE FICTION AND FANTASY

Jim Cambias has delivered THE GODEL OPERATION: A STORY OF THE BILLIONS WORLDS to Baen.

We’ve sold a new book by Ed Willett to Daw, THE TANGLED STARS.

Ian Douglas will wrap his Carrier series with STAR GODS in December. The movie option on his Heritage Series was just renewed.

On behalf of Gail Martin we signed 19 new properties with Tantor for Audio rights

We’ve concluded a 9 book deal for Audio rights to a number of titles from Andre Norton Estate with Podium.

We’ve licensed audio rights to Melissa F Olson’s BORN MAGIC to Brilliance.

For Tony Peak we’ve licensed a new 3 book series, the ebook/print rights to Aethon and the Audio rights to Audible. The Series is EDEN DESCENDING.

On behalf of John Scalzi we’ve licensed a third book in his DISPATCHER series to Audible and the second Dispatcher novella, MURDER BY OTHER MEANS is just out.

We’ve licensed two short stories by Dennis E. Taylor to Audible, A CHANGE OF PLANS and FEEDBACK.

We’ve licensed another Yahtzee Croshaw title to Audible, via agent Evan Gregory.

ROMANCE

THE CHARM OFFENSIVE leads the pack, by Alison Cochrane, via our agent Bibi Lewis, in a very good deal to Atria. This is a first novel by Ms. Cochrane.

On behalf of the G. A. Aiken we’ve licensed two additional books in the SCARRED EARTH series.

Our ASP program has published A CONTEMPORARY ASSHEART AT THE COURT OF KING HENRY VIII.

A WOLF AFTER MY OWN HEART (BeWere My Heart #2) is coming this February from Sourcebooks.

Mandy Baker’s ENCHANT THE NIGHT is just out from Kensington and she has 2 more books under contract.

On behalf of the BERTRICE SMALL ESTATE we’ve licensed 19 books to Tantor.

OTHER FICTION

CUTTER’S REACH is just out from Jason Manning who continues his long running career in Westerns and Historical Fiction.

We are very proud to publish WARBOT by Brian Michelson (Col. US Army Ret.) a chilling, accurate portrait of war 2033.

NON FICTION

We continue our work in military history and have sold ESCAPE FROM JAVA to Pen and Sword on behalf of John Domagalski and THE FREEDOM SHIELD by John Falcon to Casemate

CHILDREN’S

For Candy Fleming and Eric Rohmann we’ve licensed POLAR BEAR to Holiday House.

On behalf of Marthe Jocelyn we’ve licensed two more AGGIE MILLER books to Penguin Canada.

For Larry Feign we’ve licensed 3 books to Tantor in his Fabulous Flatulent Fart Brothers series by agent Ezra Ellenberg.

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