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).




2016 saw 15 books sold to commercial publishers. 7 of these used our editing service

2017 is proving to be another successful year, with a book sold per month to date.
 
  



Our memoir division is gaining momentum with 2 new memoirs to be ghostwritten.



Contact us today to start your journey towards becoming a published author or screen and television writer. From an idea to a success!    
  Oct 6th, 2017
 
Company Chat

Fabulous News to date, Langtons International Agency has sold 22 books in 2017, 13 of which were edited by our sister company, Book Marketing International!!


Linda had a great time at BAFTA New York  for the screening of Baby Driver directed by Edgar Wright .

With a stimulating discussion afterwards with Ansel Elgort  she really enjoyed meeting him.


Last night at the iconic Friars Club in New York, invited by producer Ramfis Myrthil with a group of talented film producers, writers and directors. Photos include producers, Nick Westfall and Ramfis Myrthil. 








 

    
Company News

Emma and Adam by Jason Huza published Thursday October 5th. Congratulations, Jason!
We are delighted to announce that Jason Huza's  book, Emma and Adam published by Black Rose Writing is now available from Amazon. 

Derrick Kelley's life is changed forever when a joyriding teenager sideswipes his wife and son, killing them instantly. A peaceful and joyous family outing turns into a nightmare that Derrick cannot seem to awaken from. Buy Here

Bonnie MacBird tour dates for  
Unquiet Spirits 
We are excited to share Bonnie's upcoming tour dates and book signings for Unquiet Spirits in the US.

Book signing October 26th at the Mysterious Bookshop. 
October 17- 6:30 pm- Houston- Murder by the book   More information
October 18- 7:00 pm- Scottsdale-Poisoned Pen  More information
October 19- 7:00 pm- Forest Park-Centuries & Sleuths  More information

Art in the Blood, the first in Bonnie's Sherlock Holmes series, is now available in paperback in Spanish!  Buy the Books

Marriage Made Me Do It by Ashley Fontainne published by Harper Collins UK Now Available as an E-book
We are thrilled that Marriage Made Me Do It by Ashley Fontainne was published by Killer Reads/Harper Collins UK as an e-book September 13th and is now available on Amazon.com. The print version is forthcoming this November. 
Marriage Made Me Do It is a dark comedy about a housewife's descent into madness as tragic events hit her family. Roxanne Davenport is a suburban housewife trying to adhere to the traditions passed down from her mother. After the death of a family member, infidelity, and sibling rivalry, she decides the time is right to toss out the old rules and unleash her dark fantasies of revenge on her husband.  Buy Here

Geoffrey Glover-Wright's back list titles sold to Endeavour Press!
 
We are thrilled to have sold Geoffrey Glover-Wright's best-selling back-list titles from the late 1980's  early 1990's, WhitefireThe Hound of HeavenEighth Day, and Headhunter, to Endeavour Press for re-publication in January 2018.   
The previous covers (right) will be re-designed by Endeavour Press.
 

Mike Rubin will be reading for his book, Cashed Out at the Mysterious Bookstore on October 19th
We are very excited to share Mike Rubin's event at the Mysterious Bookstore in New York City on October 19th. His book, Cashed Out was published by Fiery Seas Publishing August 2017.
Schex" Schexnaydre a failure of a lawyer whose only client is infamous toxic waste entrepreneur G.G. Guidry, and who has just been murdered, left behind $4 million he stashed with him for safekeeping. Schex gets dragged into the fall-out from Guidry's nefarious schemes, and ends up as the target of all those vying to claim Guidry's millions for themselves.
 5 Ways to Build an Author Platform:

1. Define who you are - your platform is about you.

2. Share your knowledge with others-post blogs about yourself, your book and your writing.

3. Connect with your readers - open accounts on social media and start interacting with your targeted audience.

4. Talk to your readers even before your book comes out - build relationships.

5. Interact with other authors -They can be your cheerleaders and your support.

Industry News

Follet Enters School Book Fairs Market
Follett Corp. has begun rolling out its new book fair business, Follett Book Fairs, which it sees as a major growth opportunityMore Information

Bookstore News as of October 2, 2017
Virginia bookstore hosts grand opening; U.K. booksellers prep for new Pullman; inside Amsterdam's book stores; a Hong Kong store shutters; and more More Information


 Upcoming Events

Author's Talk: Malachy McCourt October 10th 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm
The celebrated author and actor Malanchy Mccourt will read from his memoir, Death Need Not be Fatal
 
Elif Batuman and Nick Laird in Conversation with Darin Strauss October 12th 7:00 pm 
Fiction/Creative Non-fiction talk hosted by NYU Creative Writing Program
 

Thank You for Reading!

 Linda Langton, President.
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