- Short Takes
Scribner senior editor Gillian Blake bought a book by Yale professor Charles Yang called The Tower of Babel: How Children Learn and Unlearn Language; she took North American rights from agent Susan Rabiner and plans to publish in 2004.
- Twisted Triangle: A Famous Crime Writer, a Lesbian Love Affair, and the FBI Husband's Violent Revenge
When Margo's husband, also a Bureau agent, finds out about his wife's liaisons, he exacts a horrifying, meticulously plotted revenge, covering his tracks with lies and working the system against her.
- Multiple Exposure: A Sophie Medina Mystery
Agent: Dominick Abel, Dominick Abel Literary Agency.
- B.P.R.D. Hell on Earth Volume 6: The Return of the Master
Though the series continues to focus on human issues amid the supernatural—the most touching scene is when agent Carla Giarocco has to explain to her spouse that, yet again, she’s not coming home from work for the weekend—it’s clear that with this volume, the world has irrevocably changed, and
- The Watchman: A Marc Portman Thriller
Agent: David Headley, DHH Literary Agency.
- Field of Fire
Agent: Robin Rue, Writers House.
- Rogue Strike
Agent: Rick Richter, Aevitas Creative Management.
- The End Game
Agent: Robert Gottlieb, Trident Media Group.
- Patriot: An Alex Hawke Novel
Agent: Peter Lampack, Peter Lampack Agency.
- Too Hard to Handle
Agent: Nicole Resciniti, Seymour Agency.
- Roadside Magic
Agent: Miriam Kriss, Irene Goodman Agency.
- The Moscow Sleepers: A Liz Carlyle Novel
Agent: Georgina Capel, Capel & Land (U.K.).
- The Scent of Danger (First World Publication)
Agent: David Grossman, David Grossman Literary.
- Desert Dark
Agent: Logan Garrison, Gernert Company.
- Deadly Force: A Lizzie Scott Novel
She soon finds herself surrounded by sleazy but canny defense lawyers, bad cops, worse cops, good FBI agents, cowardly FBI agents, religious zealots, and hipster coronersânot to mention a flaky childhood friend.