- LBF: Up from The Ashes
As one agent grumbled, when asked about what BEA might offer, “Reed isn't known for being generous.
- Jill Corcoran Expands Into Adult Market
Jill Corcoran Literary Agency, in an effort to both extend its reach in the children's book market and expand into the adult market, has announced the addition of four new agents.Timothy Travaglini, the former director of children's acquisitions at Open Road, has joined the company as a litera
- Giles Gordon
Giles Gordon, the flamboyant British agent and author—who began as a publisher—died November 14, two weeks after a fall at his home that left him in a coma.
- Short Takes
Julia Serebrinsky at Harper's Ecco imprint preempted a new Canadian novel, Your Mouth Is Lovely , about a Jewish girl in prerevolutionary Russia, for a significant six figures from Canadian agent Dean Cooke.
- Spy Story
Neither wooden dialogue or forgettable characters can do in a plot as strong as former FBI and CIA agent Burke provides.
Agent: Kevan Lyon, Marsal Lyon Literary Agency.
- The Burning Edge
Agent: AMB Literary Management.
- Wind River Undercover
Agent: Claire Gerus Literary.
- ICM Adds More Partners
From ICM's publishing division, the new partners are agents Kris Dahl and Jennifer Joel.
- Job Moves: February 10, 2014
Adriann Ranta is now v-p and senior agent at the company, and Allison Devereux has been promoted to associate agent and foreign rights manager.
- Tight Case
DEA special agent Ed Fleming knows that his job is leading to burnout.
- Act of Terror
Agent: Robin Rue, Writers House.
- His Secret Past
Agent: Marsal Lyon Literary Agency.
Even though the choice jeopardizes his family and stirs dark memories, Marquez becomes a temporary FBI agent to pursue the cunning predator.
- The Bricklayer
The pseudonymous Boyd, a former FBI agent, fails to bring much convincing insider information to his debut, a routine thriller.