- The Lizard King: The True Crimes and Passions of the World’s Greatest Reptile Smugglers
In the early 1990s, Fish and Wildlife Services agent Chip Bepler set his sights on Van Nostrand.
- The Spy Who Loved Us: The Vietnam War and Pham Xuan An's Dangerous Game
(The author seems a bit credulous: “ith 21 bullets remaining, he killed 21 enemy soldiers,” he writes of another Vietcong agent allegedly surrounded by 700 attackers.)
- The Secret Life of Marilyn Monroe
In addition to interviews with everyone from Janet Leigh to Secret Service agents, Taraborrelli read the unpublished notes and interviews of reporters from the 1950s.
- The Mist
Estabrook yearns to kill FBI director John March and special agent Simon Cahill as well as catch the anonymous snitch, hotelier Lizzie Rush, who turned him in.
- Phantom Instinct
Agent: Deborah Schneider, Gelfman Schneider Literary Agents.
Agent: Janet Reid, FinePrint Literary Management.
- Without You
Agent: Eve White, Eve White Literary Agent (U.K.).
- Weapon of Vengeance
Agent: Al Zuckerman, Writers House.
- Ghosts of Time
Agent: Michael Kabongo, Onyxhawke Agency.
- Ice Shear
Agent: Lisa Gallagher, Sanford J.
- Winston Churchill and the Treasure of Mapungubwe Hill
Agent: Peter Riva, International Transactions.
- The Lost Key
Agent: Robert Gottlieb, Trident Media Group.
- The Forgotten Girl
Agent: Laney Katz Becker, Lippincott, Massie, McQuilkin Literary Agents.
- Flesh and Blood: A Scarpetta Novel
Agent: Esther Newberg, ICM.
- Stand There! She Shouted: The Invincible Photographer Julia Margaret Cameron
Author's agent: George Nicholson, Sterling Lord Literistic.