Krista Ritchie and Becca Ritchie’s DISHONESTLY YOURS, a new adult romance pitched for fans of Outer Banks about best friends who make a clean break from their con artist families so they can live honestly, only for a risky romantic attraction to threaten it all, to Kristine Swartz at Berkley, in a pre-empt, in a three-book deal, for publication in fall 2023, by Kimberly Brower at Brower Literary (world).
New Deal: THE PLAYER NEXT DOOR – Elizabeth Davis
Author of I LOVE YOU, I HATE YOU Elizabeth Davis’s THE PLAYER NEXT DOOR, an opposites-attract rom-com about two neighbors who agree to fake date for their respective jobs but learn the hard way that when playing games with the heart, it’s not always a win-win scenario, to Kate Byrne at Headline Eternal, for publication in fall 2022, by Jess Dallow at Brower Literary (world English).
New Deal: KNIGHTS and DRAGONS Series – Chantal Fernando
Author of Fast & Fury series Chantal Fernando’s DECKER’S DILEMMA, the first book in the new Knights and Dragons series, which will unite the author’s Wind Dragons MC and Knights of Fury MC series characters, to Kerri Buckley at Carina Press, in a three-book deal, by Kimberly Brower at Brower Literary (world English)
New Deal: MAKE ME DISAPPEAR – Jessica Payne
Host of #MomsWritersClub on YouTube and Twitter Jessica Payne’s MAKE ME DISAPPEAR, the story of a desperate woman who arranges her own kidnapping to escape her narcissistic, sociopath boyfriend, but when things don’t go quite as planned, instead of running, she turns the tables in order to beat him at his own twisted game, pitched in the vein of Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen meets Caroline Kepnes’s YOU, to Kelsie Marsden at Bookouture, in a two-book deal, for publication in May 2022, by Kimberly Brower at Brower Literary (world English).
PAPERBACK RIGHTS DEAL: OFF-CAMPUS SERIES – ELLE KENNEDY
New adult author Elle Kennedy will move the print editions of her hockey romance series (The Deal, The Mistake, The Score, The Goal), along with The Legacy, which publishes September 21, to Sourcebooks’ Bloom Books imprint starting October 1. Updated re-issues of her previous books are planned for 2022, and her next sports romance title is due from the line in 2023. Kimberly Brower represented Kennedy.