Latest Book Deals (Courtesy of Publisher’s Weekly)

Latest e-letter from Publishers Weekly has announcement of the following deals:

Fiction Debuts

  • Sam Hawken’s North Pass, “about the femicides in Ciudad Juarez where over 400 Mexican women have been murdered or gone missing since 1993,” to Serpent’s Tail
  • Laura Spinella’s Beautiful Disaster, a novel “in which a sheltered college girl’s life is forever altered by the motorcycle-riding stranger who blows into town followed by a trail of secrets,” to Berkley


  • Diana Rowland’s Secret of the Demon, part of a series that began with Mark of the Demon, “plus three books in a new urban fantasy series about a young woman who is turned into a zombie and takes a job as a morgue technician for easy access to brains,” to Daw


  • Tasha Alexander’s next two novels, “featuring Lady Emily Hargreave and her husband Colin, whose adventures take them to glamorous and exotic locales in the service of Queen Victoria’s government,” to Minotaur
  • A novel by Allison Leotta, “sex crime prosecutor for the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Washington, DC,” about “a 26-year-old lawyer determined to bring justice to men who brutalize the women they love,” to Touchstone Fireside

Historical Fiction

Naturally, there were other deal announcements, such as the one for Steve Martin’s new novel Woman One, about “the glamor and subterfuge of the fine art world,” but it’s not as if people like Steve Martin needed more publicity, my God.

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