- Marisol McDonald and the Monster: Marisol McDonald y El Monstruo
Illustrator’s agent: Kendra Marcus, Bookstop Literary.
- An Inch of Ashes
Agent: Diana Tyler, MBA Literary Agents.
- The Poisoned Island (Original)
Agent: James Gill, United Agents (U.K.).
- The Legendary Miss Lena Horne
Illustrator’s agent: Lori Nowicki, Painted Words.
- John Ronald's Dragons: The Story of J. R. R. Tolkien
Author’s agent: Jennifer Mattson, Andrea Brown Literary.
- Over and Under the Pond
Illustrator’s agent: Stephen Barr, Writers House.
- The Forgers
Agent: Henry Dunow, Dunow, Carlson & Lerner Literary Agents.
- It's Raining Bats & Frogs
Illustrator’s agent: Robin Rue, Writers House.
- Vamonos! Let's Go!
Author’s agent: Stefanie Von Borstel, Full Circle Literary.
- The Silent Man
Bestseller Berenson's well-plotted and thoughtful third thriller to feature CIA agent John Wells (after The Ghost War ) finds Wells and his fellow CIA agent and fiancée, Jenny Exley, living happily together in Washington, D.C., content to devote themselves to fighting the forces
- Total Immunity
In Ward's overblown crime novel, two Los Angeles FBI agents, Jack Harper and Oscar Hidalgo, are thrilled when their successful sting brings down South African jewel smuggler Karl Steinbach.
- Shamrock Alley
Secret Service agent John Mavio seeks to bring down two violent gangsters, Jimmy Kahn and Mickey O’Shay, in New York City’s Hell’s Kitchen.
- Hot New Writer Takes Less
Halpern, who found it encouraging that author and agent would take less for what they saw as the right imprint, hopes to publish in spring 2003—by which time there'll have been another fiction issue of the magazine, and probably more fireworks.
- Tom Paine Revisited
It was a six-figure deal signed with agent Stuart Krichevsky, with U.K. rights being handled by A.P.
- HarperCollins Acquires New Amy Tan Novel
In the U.S. the deal was negotiated by Daniel Halpern, president and publisher of Ecco, and by Tan's agent, Sandra Dijkstra of the Sandra Dijkstra Literary Agency.