Message from Linda
Welcome to Langtons International Agency
Langtons International Agency is one of New York's most successful boutique literary agency specializing in non-fiction: including memoir, true crime, biography,
, exceptionally well written literary and commercial fiction: including mystery, thrillers, and young adult. We have recently added film scripts to our offerings as well.
To date, Langtons International Agency has sold one book per month in 2016.
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 planned trilogy of Sherlock Holmes adventures, sold to 17 countries, bestseller in 5 countries.
Dancing on Her Grave by Diane Montane and Carolina Sarassa, true crime (Berkley, April 2015) Discovery Channel, Deadly Sins and Lifetime Movies.
Contact us today to start your journey towards becoming a published author, from an idea to a published book!
Summer is in full swing in New York City.
Linda had the pleasure of attending the
of New York Mid-Summer Reception, which was held in Macy's wonderful boardroom with views overlooking the Empire State Building, courtesy of Macy's Managing Director Terry J. Lundgren. Photographed here with the fabulous,
, her dear friend
, and the talented
Art in the Blood Now in Portuguese
The first novel in Bonnie MacBird's fantastic Sherlock Holmes trilogy (HarperCollins, September 2015) is now available in Portuguese in addition to its many other translations. Bonnie's book is currently available in seventeen countries and has been a bestseller in five. Pictured here with the Portuguese and Spanish editions.
Buy the book in English:
New York Times Spotlight for Avi Shilon
Our talented client,
was mentioned last week in t
he New York Times, when t
he newly released documentary
was reviewed. The documentary is based on Avi's book
Ben-Gurion: His Later Years in the Political Wilderness (
Rowman & Littlefield,
The book is
based on new interviews with friends and family of the former Prime Minister and details his life after he stepped away from political office and out of the public eye.
Finding Home Heads to Film Festivals
Finding Home is the first film by our fantastically talented new client, screenwriter and author Nick Westfall. The movie, a beautiful story about adoption and finding family, is currently in consideration by top tier film festivals. We are currently in talks with production companies about Nick's other film scripts. Enjoy the Finding Home trailer below.
A Warm Welcome to Our New Authors!
Wayne Avrashow, author of Roll the Dice
We are thrilled to welcome the multi-talented Wayne Avrashow to the Agency. Wayne is a lawyer whose years of political experience have inspired his latest book, Roll the Dice. The story is an engaging take on what happens when a rock star enters a crucial senate race, stirring up the status quo on the election circuit and encountering a variety of challenges and roadblocks along the way.
Ann Ukrainetz, author of Lady in Waiting
We are delighted to welcome Ann Ukrainetz to the Agency
! Her book, Lady In Waiting: The True Story of Princess Diana's Secret Aunt, documents Ann's research into the life and times of Ann's famous father Lord Fermoy, who was Princess Di's grandfather. Ann's book describes her life after Ann discovered she was related to British royalty
, and her attempts to be recognized by her biological family. Welcome, Ann!
, author of more than 40 published books
We are very excited to welcome
to the Agency! Sara is the author of several
bestsellers in the romantic suspense and romantic thriller categories. We are looking forward to bringing Sara's books, including her latest thriller, to the commercial publishers. Welcome, Sara!
Praise from our author!
Thank you to Wayne Avrashow for your kind words!
For my first novel I could not imagine a better agent than Linda Langton.
She has provided me with meaningful guidance, direction and support. Her
opinions on my manuscript has significantly
improved the book.
She is a great asset to any writer.
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New York Times Book Review May Go Online-Only
Decreased advertising revenue has the newspaper weighing ending the print edition of its Sunday magazine, folding the Metro section, and making its weekly book review section online-only. More Information
After record breaking pre-sales, Scholastic reports that over two million copies, an unprecedented number for a script book, sold in the first two days in the US.
32 Yolks: From My Mother's Table to Working the Line Author Event, Wednesday August 24th, 7PM
Author Eric Ripert recounts his journey from his early life in France working the line, to his move to America where he would launch his own restaurant and become a James Beard Award winner, an Emmy-winning cooking show host and bestselling author.
Happy Birthday Mary Shelley on August 30th!
Born in 1797 as Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin, Shelley is famous for inventing the science fiction genre with her groundbreaking novel Frankenstein. More Information
The Magic Words: A Panel on Children's and Young Adult Publishing, Wednesday September 7th, 7-8PM
Join a panel of editors, agents, and authors at the Strand Bookstore as they discuss the ins and outs of the industry, from what they look for in a manuscript to how to get the word out about a finished title. More Information
|Thank You for Reading!
Linda Langton, President.