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
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).
2017 proved to be another successful year, with 26 books sold.
2018 has already started with a bang with 3 books sold in the first two weeks.
Linda is acting as producer on two movies negotiated by the agency.
Our memoir division is gaining momentum with 3 new memoirs to be ghostwritten so far this year.
Contact us today to start your journey towards becoming a published author or screen and television writer. From an idea to a success!
Happy Valentine's Day everyone!
Here are some great reads for Valentine's Day:
PET scans and MRI technology show us in living color that falling in love affects our brains precisely the same way as snorting cocai
ne. Author, journalist, and screenwriter Ethlie Ann Vare already knew that; she's been addicted to both. She survived to tell the tale...with humor, honesty, and hope.
With a light touch and a sharp wit, Ethlie has enlisted some famous love junkies, and the top therapists and researchers in the field to help lead you from the dark of despair into the dawn of recovery.
In Bonnie MacBird's Art in the Blood, Sherlock Holmes is languishing and back on cocaine after a disastrous Ripper Investigation. Watson can neither comfort nor rouse his friend until a strangely encoded letter arrives from Paris. Mademoiselle La Victoire, a beautiful French cabaret star, writes that her illegitimate son by an English Lord has disappeared, and she has been attacked in the streets of Montmarte.
Just a few short years after marrying Claude, Katie now lives in fear for her safety and that of her young daughter, Rose. In Priscilla Bennett's
Something to be Brave For,
Claude, the dashing and charming Frenchman she'd fallen in love with, s
o attentive and considerate during their whirlwind courtship, has become a monster.
But Claude is a well-respected, highly successful surgeon, always so polite and thoughtful to everyone but her. As a result, he has succeeded in creating the perfect façade to hide behind.
Set in winter, in the spectacular Canadian Rockies,
Kat & Maus
by Brad Chisholm and Claire Kim tells the story of Mark Bell, a top Beverly Hills criminal defense attorney, who persuades his client to try and seduce his wife, Kat Connor. After discovering a hidden cache of journals and photos from his wife's past that documents her hidden sexual appetite, he decides to test her loyalty.
In Ashley Fontainne's
Marriage Made Me Do It,
Roxanne Davenport is a suburban housewife desperately trying to adhere to the traditions passed down from her mother.
After experiencing the death of a family member, infidelity, and sibling rivalry, she snaps and decides the t
ime is right to toss out the old rules and unleash her dark fantasies of revenge on her
Murder, mayhem, and motherhood have twisted themselves perfectly in this dark comedy.
Someone has just tried to kill Thor Loxley - but Thor has no clue as to why. As the estranged youngest of the omnipresent Loxley farming dynasty, all of whom view him as a traitorous turncoat, in a village where everybody knows everybody else's business, life is hard enough.
But in Crook's Hollow by Robert Parker, farmers do things the old way. You deal with problems on your own terms. With nobody to turn to, Thor sets out to uncover who wronged him
Years after Oscar Wilde's death, two of his closest friends, Lord Alfred Douglas and his literary executor Robert Ross, both former lovers, engaged in a bitter battle over Wilde's legacy and who was to blame for his downfall and early death.
In Laura Lee's
The furious struggle led to stalking, blackmail, witness tampering, prison, and a series of dramatic lawsuits. The feud had long-lasting repercussions, not only for the two men, but also for how we remember Oscar Wilde today.
In Private Faces by Marianne Gage, Natalie Newbury is an artist. Among Hundreds of portraits she has painted, there are seven very special subjects who have captured her heart. All of these subjects are women who have relationship issues, but Natalie.
On the night of her first solo art gallery
, Natalie finds an unsigned note that reveals one of her closest friends has been having an affair with Natalie's seemingly-faithful husband, Ben. Buy Here.
It is no secret that we are living in an increasingly litigious society. What may come as a surprise, though, is that we are far more likely to be involved in a costly legal dispute with a former loved one than we are with a stranger. In
Love and Money
, Ann-Margaret Carrozza will help you to easily understand and implement essential legal strategies to prevent you from doing legal battle with someone you once shared Thanksgiving dinner (or a pillow) with.
Derrick Kelley's life is changed forever when a joyriding teenager sideswipe
s his wife and son, killing them instantly. In Jason Huza's Emma and Adam, a peaceful and joyous family outing turns into a nightmare that Derrick cannot seem to wake from. How
e find it in our hearts to forgive, when forgiveness is the only impermissible option? Buy Here
Melissa feels lost in a transnational high society world that drives her to the depths of despair. But her attraction Kasho, who has snippets of philosophy to impart, eventually enables her to develop her own strengths. During Melissa & Kasho by Camilla Chance,
Melissa is expected to walk a certain path required of her, including marrying a certain man. It's only when she connects with Kasho, a native man whose values are in-line with hers, that she finds a kindred spirit who truly sees her.
In Arabella Kingsley's
Ariana is summoned to the office of the handsome Russian billionaire Nikolai Antonovich. If she does not agree to become his submissive wife to enable him to close an important deal with a traditional Japanese businessman who believes in marriage, he will expose her sister's theft from his company to the police and have her put in prison.