Jennifer Stevenson’s SEX FILES #3, third in the forthcoming series beginning with The Brass Bed, about an English lord bound to a brass bed by a witch’s curse until he satisfies 100 women — the one hundredth being a Chicago fraud detective Jewel Heiss, to Betsy Mitchell at Del Rey, in a nice deal, by Donald Maass of the Donald Maass Literary Agency (World). firstname.lastname@example.org
I think I’ve read her. . . but maybe not.
Linda Castillo’s SWORN TO SILENCE, which centers around a series of shocking murders taking place in Amish country, the female cop (who is one of the tiny percentage of Amish who leave the faith) investigating them, and the contrast between the Amish and ‘English’ communities, to Charles Spicer at Minotaur, in a good deal, by Nancy Yost at Lowenstein-Yost (World English).
I’ll expect Marcia Cross to follow up with her own book. Who thinks this is ghost written?
Actress Courtney Thorne-Smith’s OUTSIDE IN, a comedic novel that captures the sparkling absurdities of life in LA and explores the less glamorous side of success in the entertainment world, to Ann Campbell at Broadway, for publication in September 2007, by Lydia Wills of Paradigm (world).
Is this woman related to Violet Winspear of the HP fame?
French rights to two-time Agatha Award winner Jacqueline Winspear’s MAISIE DOBBS and BIRDS OF A FEATHER, the first two books in the Maisie Dobbs mystery series, to the Livres des Poches of Librairie Generale Francaise, by Boris Hoffman at Agence
Hoffman, on behalf of Soho Press and Amy Rennert at the Amy Rennert Agency.