Today’s Notable Deals
Which also translate into Things To Look out For in 2008. First up is another prosecutor getting in on the novel-writing game:
Assistant District Attorney and then chief of Boston’s gang unit Raffi
Yessayan’s EIGHT IN THE BOX, featuring a well-drawn ensemble cast of
prosecutors and cops working to bring to justice a killer with a
gruesome MO, to Mark Tavani at Ballantine, in a pre-empt, in a two-book
deal, by Simon Green of POM (world).
Then, Eric Stone has found himself a new home:
Eric Stone’s GRAVE IMPORTS, the second Ray Sharp novel, to Ben Leroy at Bleak House, in a nice deal, by Janet Reid at Imprint Agency (world English).
And finally, this promises to be quite a good read:
R.M. Kinder’s debut AN ABSOLUTE GENTLEMAN, based on the author’s
relationship with a murderer, to Maris Kreizman at Counterpoint, for
publication in fall 2007, by Mollie Glick at Jean V. Naggar Literary