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.
Contact us today to start your journey towards becoming a published author or screen and television writer, from an idea to a success!    
  June 16th, 2017
Company Chat

Great News! Linda i s thrilled to be going to London for the launch of the latest book in the Sherlock Holmes trilogy Unquiet Spirits by Bonnie MacBird to be  published by Harper Collins UK and to be held at Westminster Public Library at 7:00 pm on July 26th the day of publication. This will be f ollowed by another signing on July 29th at 1:00 pm at The Forbidden Planet!
In Unquiet Spirits, Sherlock Holmes is fresh from debunking a 'ghostly' hound in Darmoor, and returns to London, only to find himself the target of a deadly vendetta. He is distracted when beautiful S cotswoman Isla McLaren arrives with a tale of kidnapping, ghosts, and dynamite in the Highlands. First fabulous review: Nudge
Art in The Blood  has now been published in 17 languages. 

with Bonnie at her Sherlockian library


Linda had the pleasure of being interviewed in the Lotas studios in New York for Lynn Singer's podcast, Breaking Into Brilliance last weekThey shared an inspirational conversation about how everything is possible in life, you just have to believe in yourself and keep dancing!

Company News

Our talented author, Robert Parker's new book, A Wanted Man has reached #1 in the Suspense category and #13 in general fiction on Amazon in the UK. 
A Wanted Man  is a gritty thriller, the first in the series, about Ben Bracken, a Captain in Her Majesty's Royal Army, who finds himself dishonorably discharged, disillusioned and downtrodden. But Ben can't shake his duty to his country and finds himself trying to annihilate a sinister Manchester criminal gang known as The Berg.
Robert Parker is an exciting new voice  from a village outside of Manchester, UK. He has both a degree in film and media production and is currently a full time writer. Well done, Robert!

Marriage Made Me Do It by Ashley Fontainne to be published by Killer Reads HarperCollins UK

Marriage Made Me Do It is a dark comedy about one housewife's descent into madness as tragic events hit her family in quick succession. 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 time is right to toss out the old rules  and unleash her dark fantasies of revenge on her husband.
Ashley Fontainne is the award-winning and internationally bestselling author of 18 self-published novels across many genres. Congratulations, Ashley!

We are excited to announce that Cashed Out by Mike Rubin published by Fiery Seas Publishing  is now available on Amazon
Cashed Out is the page-turning thriller, about Schex, the failure of a lawyer whose only client is infamous toxic waste entrepreneur G.G. Guidry, who has just been murdered and left behind $4 million he had stashed for safekeeping. Schex gets dragged into the fall-out from Guidry's nefarious schemes, and he ends up as the target of all those vying to claim Guidry's  millions for themselves.
Mike Rubin is author, television and radio host, public speaker, attorney and professional jazz pianist and composer. His debut book won the IndieFab Book of the Year Gold Award as the best thriller and suspense novel.

Arabella Kingsley's
Daddy's Rule has reached #1 and His has reached #8 on publisher,Totally Bound's website. 
 Well done, Arabella!
In Daddy's Rules , Gabrielle Charles is trapped in a cold loveless marriage. At a crossroads in her life, she believes all hope for an escape is lost until she meets young French billionaire, Valentin Coudray.

  In  His , Ariana is given a choice: she can marry a Russian billionaire Nickolai Antonovich to help him close a financial deal, or she can refuse, in which case Nickolai will report her sister's theft from his company to the police.

Arabella Kingsley is a prolific author in multiple genres including Contemporary, Historical, Sci-Fi, and Fantasy fiction.

We are excited to release the cover of Your Life Path by Dr. Linda K. Watts to be published by Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.
Your Life Path is a hands-on creative tool that engages  and guides readers through a life mapping journey to self-discovery in their personal lives. The book combines rich, well-illustrated discussion from the author's extensive research and case studies with practical tools for everyday living.
Dr. Linda K. Watts is the author of two published academic books. She is Chair of the Department of Anthropology and Professor at the University of Colorado.

A Warm Welcome to our New Author!

We are excited to welcome Robert Role to the agency!
Robert Role is the author of the witty sci-fi satire, Ugly Haircut.  With the help of some photos of a tin foil covered Frisbee, Ellery Sicabalsky and Malcolm McFall pull off a UFO hoax, leading to many strange confrontations and unforeseen consequences in this hilarious page-turner.  

Robert Role  holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago. He is a published illustrator and cartoonist with clients including Disney, Dream Works, and Warner Bros. 
 5 Tips to help Title your Book:
  1. What is the story about?
  2. Keep the title consistent with the genre.
  3. The title should embody you and your brand. 
  4. It will ultimately help drive promotion and marketing. 
  5. Make it easy and memorable. 

 Upcoming Events

PoetNY Open Mic July 23rd 8:30 pm
NYC's Poetry Open Mic, Hosted by Mason Granger. 
Jeremiah Moss launches Vanishing New York July 27th 7:00 pm
Jeremiah Moss makes his first public appearance to celebrate the publication of Vanishing New York: How A Great City Lost Its Soul.  More Information

Ren Hen Press at Bryant Park 7-8:30 pm
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Thank You for Reading!

 Linda Langton, President.
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