Michelle Richter, Fuse Literary
Adult Fiction / Crime Fiction / MSWL Paragraphs / Suspense / Thriller / Women's Fiction

Michelle Richter, Fuse Literary

I love mystery and am looking for cozies, amateur sleuth and police or PI procedural in the vein of Laura Lippman, Tana French, Michael Connelly, Dennis Lehane, Chelsea Cain. I’d love to find a twisty stand-alone like Gone Girl, The Good Girl, or Before I Go to Sleep. Strong female protagonists are a plus, but … Continue reading

Jennifer Johnson-Blalock, Liza Dawson Associates
Cookbooks / History / Memoir / Narrative / Nonfiction / Pop Culture / Psychology / Suspense / Thriller / Women's Fiction / Young Adult

Jennifer Johnson-Blalock, Liza Dawson Associates

I’m looking for nonfiction (narrative, prescriptive, and memoir) in almost all areas, especially current events, social sciences, women’s issues, law, business, history, the arts and pop culture, lifestyle, sports, and food, including cookbooks and health/wellness. I love nonfiction that uses a unique, specific story to cast light on and explore a larger issue. More specifically, … Continue reading

Suzie Townsend, New Leaf Literary
Adult Fiction / Crime Fiction / Historical Fiction / Magical Realism / Middle Grade / MSWL Paragraphs / New Adult / Romance / Suspense / Thriller / Young Adult

Suzie Townsend, New Leaf Literary

I want fiction for middle grade, YA, new adult, and adult categories. In particular, I’d love high concept literary middle grade works like When You Reach Me by Rebecca Stead and Wonder by RJ Palacio. I love all things YA but I’m especially looking for an epic love story (like a story which could be the “new” … Continue reading

Adult Fiction / Crime Fiction / Humor / Journalism / MSWL Paragraphs / Suspense / Thriller / Women's Fiction

Natasha Simons at Simon & Schuster

In fiction, I am looking for dark suspense and psychological thrillers (no procedural thrillers, please) along the lines of Gone Girl. I love noir and crime fiction, especially anything that plays around with the genre and subverts expectations. I am interested primarily in narratives about smart, flawed, dangerous women of all kinds. Dream buys: The … Continue reading