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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).
2016 saw 15 books sold to commercial publishers. 7 of these used our editing service.
2017 is proving to be another successful year, with 26 books sold to date.
Contact us today to start your journey towards becoming a published author or screen and television writer, from an idea to a success!
Great Mystery/Thriller Reading for the Holidays!
Art in the Blood by Bonnie MacBird
Fast paced Sherlock Holme's tale of kidnap, murder, and art theft between London and Paris in December of 1888.
Sherlock Holmes is back! ... a good style and the descriptions of Paris and London is so good that the reader thinks he or she is walking through the streets in the footsteps of Holmes and Watson"-David,
Agatha, Murder and Me
Art in the
, the first in Bonnie Macbird's best-selling trilogy which sold to 17 countries, you can find this page-turner,
Unquiet Spirits by Bonnie MacBird
Wonderful quote from the Washington Post: "
smoothly blends "whisky, ghosts and murder."-Michael Dirda, Washington Post. Read the Review.
Chosen among The Independent's popular festive reads this year is Unquiet Spirits
Read the Review
Holmes is fresh from debunking a 'ghostly' hound in Darmoor, and returns to London
in a tale of kidnapping, ghosts, & dynamite in the Highlands.
A Wanted Man by Robert Parker
Robert Parker's E-book has now been published in paperback by Endeavour Press.
"A dark, gripping, revenge thriller" --Thomas Waugh, Author
Nothing to Lose
A gritty thriller, the first in the Ben Bracken series,
former Captain in Her Majesty's Royal Army who gets caught up in the seedy criminal underbelly of Manchester, UK, and embarks on a one-man mission to take out The Berg Gang threatening the city.
Triple Cross Killer by Rosemarie Aquilina
"a smart, fast-paced thriller that kept me spellbound from beginning to end."--Teresa Crumpton, Amazon Reviews
Have you ever wondered what really happens to Santa Claus letters? In Detroit,
Santa's letters end up in the hands of Nick Archer, a religiously obsessed narcissist. Co-ed partners and wise-cracking lovers, detectives Jaq McSween and David Maxwell, team up to find the daunting killer.
K-Town Confidential by Brad Chisholm and Claire Kim
"One of the best legal thrillers I've read"--Chuck Redman, Legal Prosecutor
A lawyer risks everything to find the truth about the stabbing of a popular Los Angeles Councilman and the deeper she digs into Korea-town nightlife, the darker the secrets become.
"a dark and gritty crime novel ... enough turns to keep readers entertained from start to finish."-The Real Book Spy
" Schexnaydre a failure of a lawyer's only client, toxic waste entrepreneur Guidry, has just been murdered leaving behind $4 million. Schex ends up the target of all those claiming Guidry's millions for themselves.
Roll the Dice by Wayne Avrashow
"a riveting, totally involving page-turner...
Roll the Dice has all the elements to develop into a memorable film dramatization," Peter Saphier, former executive at Universal and Paramount Studios
The ultimate celebrity candidate, rock star Tyler Sloan is no stranger to politics and is caught in a political campaign fraught with; sexual scandal, corruption and conflicting loyalties.
Hard Act by Geoffrey Glover Wright
"The most ingenious thriller I've read this year"--Jack Higgins New York Times Best Selling author
This hard-hitting and page-turning thriller follows rogue CIA agent Ben Markstein who, in the aftermath of bin Laden's assassination, takes on an mission, unsanctioned by the CIA, to regain a $25,000,000 bounty, which has fallen into terrorist hands.
Private Faces by Marianne Gage
"Gage's style is direct and her many years as an artist brings a verisimilitude to her work"--Paola K Amaras, Huffpost
A suspenseful novel of 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?