Deals are all over
And just when you thought the Scandinavian crime fiction boom had hit its peak, maybe not:
K.O. Dahl’s THE FOURTH MAN, the first of four new crime thrillers, to Peter
Wolverton at Minotaur, for publication in winter 2008, by Niclas
Salomonsson at the Salomonsson Agency.
Midnight Ink gets a new author in its stable, too:
Joanna Campbell Slan’s OVER EXPOSED and SCRAPLIFTED, the first two
books in a new cozy series featuring a scrapbooker extraordinaire and
amateur sleuth, to Barbara Moore at Midnight Ink, in a two-book deal,
by Liz Trupin-Pulli at JET Literary Associates (world).
The Anthony Boucher book has finally found a home:
Edgar-nominated author of Who Was That Lady?, Jeffrey Marks’ A LIFE IN
REVIEW: The Anthony Boucher story, the life story of Boucher, mystery
author, writer for The New Adventures of Sherlock Holmes radio show,
founder of the Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, and the mystery
critic for the NYT for two decades, to Gary Mitchem at McFarland, in a
As has Adrian Hyland’s much-acclaimed Australian crime fiction debut:
Adrian Hyland’s Australian debut crime novel, DIAMOND DOVE, set in the
Outback and featuring a feisty Aboriginal heroine, to Laura Hruska at
Soho Press, in a two-book deal, by Peter McGuigan at the Sanford J.
Greenburger Associates, on behalf of the Mary Cunnane Agency.