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

Agency (world).