Message from Linda

 
Welcome to Langtons International Agency Newsletter!
 
Langtons International Agency is one of New York's most successful literary management agencies specializing in non-fiction: including memoir, true crime, biography, and b usiness.
E xceptionally well written literary and commercial fiction: including mystery, thrillers, and women's fiction. 

We recently added film and television scripts to our offering. 
   
Notable releases include Trumbo by Bruce Cook (Grand Central Publishing, September 8, 2015) to coincide with the movie release, starring Bryan Cranston, Diane Lane, and Helen Mirren.

 
Art in the Blood by Bonnie MacBird, (HarperCollins UK, September 2015) first of a trilogy of Sherlock Holmes adventures. Sold to 17 countries, bestseller in 5.

 
Dancing on Her Grave  by Diane Montane and Carolina Sarassa, true crime (Berkley, April 2015) Discovery Channel, and Lifetime Movies (October 22, 2016).
  
Contact us today to start your journey towards becoming a published author or screen and television writer, from an idea to a success!    

  April 18, 2017

Company Chat

Linda was invited to St. Patrick's Cathedral for the wonderful Easter Sunday service led by Cardinal Dolan
       

And watched the fabulous Parade of Easter Bonnets on 5th Avenue
    

Company News
 
  
 Bonnie MacBird's Art in the Blood is now available in Swedish and Finnish

This Sherlock Holmes adventure, in the style of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, sends the iconic duo from London to Paris and the icy wilds of Lancashire in a case which tests Watson's friendship and the fragility and gifts of Sherlock Holmes' own artistic nature to the limits. It's now available in 17 languages.
Art in The Blood Amazon | Barnes & Noble

Nick Westfall's Finding Home shown to two sell-out audiences at the  2017 River Run Film Festival

Is now available on Amazon, Best Buy, Target, etc. and was briefly in the top 10 best sellers last week on 
Barnes and Noble.
Finding Home Streaming on Kanopy

Learn more about Nick and his film in his interview with FOX8 here

 
   
Carey Harrison's How to Push Through, the 4th  book in  The Heart Beneath Quartet now available

How to Push Through  is the fourth and final book of Carey Harrison's The Heart Beneath Quartet, following Richard's Feet, Cley and Egon.  How to Push Through Egon, the wild child of the woods is abandoned by his mother in a desperate bid for survival during the second world war.  
Available hereThe first book in the series,  Richard's Feet  is ranked #100 in the historical category.   Available:   here


Ann Margaret Carrozza to host a reality show based on her book, Love and Money

The show will be produced by The Jackal Group and showcases the dramatic conflicts that can happen when loved ones clash over finances and teaching viewers how to avoid these dust-ups in their own lives.
Read more: DeadlinBuy the book: Amazo
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Private Face by Marianne Gage now available on Amazon
Private Faces  details the adventures of Natalie Newbury, a California artist, and seven of her female portrait subjects, all of whom have trouble with men. In the course of painting their portraits, Natalie becomes close to each of them. But which of these women has betrayed her?  Marianne Gage is a San Francisco writer, teacher, and artist. Available:  Amazon
Read the great review from The Huffington Post  here
A Warm Welcome to Our New Authors!

Mary E. Tomzack,  author of 
The Second Half: Advice from Professional Athletes about changing careers, operating a successful franchise, and living life on your own terms

The Second Half
reveals how the career change or business opportunity that some people are considering is like the one athletes face when they leave sports or get cut from teams and why they are so attracted to buying into a franchise.  Mary is the author of two popular franchise books, w riter and editor for the Economist and founder of FranchiseHelp.com Welcome, Mary!

John Maszka, author of Washington's Dark Secret
 
John Maszka is a terrorism scholar and professor of International Relations. Maszka earned his Phd in the UK with his area of expertise in Islamic extremism.  In his latest book, Washington's Dark Secret, he explores the important question,'how did Islamic extremism become Washington's greatest threat?'and investigates the complex relationship between neoliberalism and the Global War on Terror.  Welcome, John! 

Ashley Fontainne, author of Suburbia Made Me Do It

Ashley Fontainne is the award-winning and
 internationally bestselling author of 18 self-published novels across many genres including thrillers, sci-fi, and paranormal horror. Ashley lives in Arkansas with her husband.   Her latest book,  Suburbia Made Me Do It  is a dark comedy about a housewife's descent into madness as tragic events hit her family. Welcome, Ashley!

 5 Tips For Authors to Promote Their Book
  1. Build a website
  2. Create a book pitch for your website
  3. Build a network of supporters on email and social media networks
  4. Start a blog related to the subject in your book
  5. Find and contribute to web forums related to your book subject
Industry News  
Big Four Publishing House Sales
Four big houses posted higher margins despite soft sales. More Information  

Amazon Opening Second Bookstore in NYC
Amazon is bringing another bricks and mortar bookstore to New York City More Information

Reading Across America: A Scene Grows in Queens
Catherine La Sota on starting a reading series in Queens  More Information


 Upcoming Events

Poet NYC Open Mic, April 30th 
NYC's Poetry Open Mic, Hosted by Mason Grager. Signups and doors open at 8pm.   More Information

Pen World Voices Festival: May 1st-7th
Founded in the aftermath of 9/11 by Salman Rushdie, the United States' only international literature festival aims to broadan international dialogue and combat isolationism.    More Information


Thank You for Reading!

 Linda Langton, President.
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