9 New Deals (Frost, Jay, Jones, Wedel, Kern, Lewis, Miller, Oakes, Slaughter)

Jeaniene Frost‘s Realmwalker to Harlequin in a 3-book deal. A young woman discovers she’s the last member of an ancient line with an unwanted destiny, and that her only ally – a mysterious young man – is destined to betray her…and doom the world.

Stacey Jay‘s Juliet Immortal to ABC Family (TV). A paranormal love story revolving around Romeo and Juliet, who meet again – as enemies. Juliet was murdered by her new husband, Romeo, as a sacrifice to ensure his immortality. What he didn’t anticipate, however, is that Juliet would be granted eternity and spend her days fighting her former beloved to preserve romantic love and the lives of the innocent.

Carrie Jones‘ two teen SF thrillers to Tor Teen.

Carrie Jones & Steven E. Wedel‘s YA horror novel to Tor Teen (NA) for publication in 2014. Told from alternating perspectives. Chrystal is no stranger to the unexplainable, and when she moves to Oklahoma she must join forces with local teen Logan to protect their small farming town from whatever/whoever has been terrorising it.

Peggy Kern‘s Little Peach (2014) to HarperCollins/Balzer + Bray (NA). The gritty tale of a 14-year-old runaway who flees to New York City to escape her addicted mother, only to find herself lured into prostitution by a manipulative pimp.

R. C. LewisStitching Snow to Disney-Hyperion in a 2-book deal, for publication in 2014. A royal teen runaway is scraping together a living in a mining settlement on the far side of the universe, until she is discovered and “rescued” against her will…a rescue operation that just might kill her.

Whitney Miller‘s The Terror to Flux in a 2-book deal. The daughter of a charismatic cult leader leads a sheltered life but has visions of a dizzying, blood-soaked alternate reality that just might be coming true.

Stephanie OakesMinnow (2014) to Dial Books for Young Readers (World) in a 2-book deal. Loosely based on the Grimm tale The Handless Maiden, a girl must rebuild her life after escaping from a religious commune and being imprisoned in a juvenile detention centre.

Karin Slaughter‘s Will Trent books, starting with Triptych, to Yellowbird. They will work closely with Slaughter, who will write the first script and will also co-executive-produce. The series takes place in Atlanta, Georgia, and features Georgia Bureau of Investigation special agent Will Trent, his partner Faith Mitchell, and their legendary boss Amanda Wagner. Will shoot on location in Atlanta.

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