March 2022: We are SO sorry to report that Patrick Munnelly has decided to go back to school and is leaving the publishing industry. We will miss him but wish him all the best in his new endeavors!
Afer a long delay between books for all kinds of reasons, FIRES OF EDO, book 8 in Susan Spann's Hiro Hattori Mystery Series, is finally coming out Feb 15, 2022! For those of you who don't know, the series takes place in 16th Century Japan and follows historic events. It's awsome!
ONCE AGAIN has won the 2021 Colorado Book Award for Science Fiction!! (We call it a Speculative Thriller) Congratulations Catherine Wallace Hope!
LOST IN A PLACE SO SMALL is Rick Collignon's 5th novel set in Guadelupe, New Mexico. It comes out Jan 15, 2021 and PW had this to say: "Collignon’s quietly atmospheric fourth entry in the Will Sawyer series (after Perdido) shifts between horror and magical realism for a story of crime in a remote New Mexico village. . . The descriptions of the land and its people set the scene indelibly. . ."
And yet another YA novel (#5) from Len!! Co-authored with Julie Halpern, GIRL ON THE FERRIS WHEEL is a perfect story for those discovering their first love. Jan 5, 2021
ONCE AGAIN, A Novel is published Oct 6, 2020!Catherine Wallace Hope's emotional, mind-bending time-slip thriller questions time, memory, fate, and the lengths a mother will go to in order to save her daughter.
HARD WIRED, Len Vlahos's 4th YA novel, is released July 7, 2020! It's a brilliant Artificial Intelligence novel about a boy discovering what it is to be a person. Not a human, but a person. SO smart and SO good!
CLIMB: LEAVING SAFE AND FINDING STRENGTH ON 100 SUMMITS IN JAPAN is out! (Aug 3, 2020) Check Susan Spann's website for her upcoming virtual events.
Patrick Munnelly has joined BLA, March 2020, as an associate agent! Please check out what he's looking for on the About Us page.
Mystery author Susan Spann will be signing her new nonfiction CLIMB: LEAVING SAFE AND FINDING STRENGTH ON 100 SUMMITS IN JAPAN at BookExpo in NYC on July 23, 2020. CANCELLED
Nancy Stohlman's writing guide GOING SHORT: AN INVITATION TO FLASH FICTION will be published in June 2020!
Emily Layne's YA novel THESE WICKED WATERS is out Oct 2019!
WINNER!! THE PAST IS NEVER won the 2018 (awarded 10/2019) Willie Morris Award for Southern Fiction! This is a huge honor for Tiffany!
THE PAST IS NEVER has won the Janet Heidinger Kafka Prize for Fiction!
Tiffany Quay Tyson has received the Mississippi Author Award for Adult Fiction from the Mississippi Library Association for THE PAST IS NEVER!
THE PAST IS NEVER is a finalist for the Willie Morris Award for Southern Fiction! Stay tuned, the Award ceremony will take place on October 21, 2019, in NYC. This is well-deserved recognition for a stunning, beautifully-written novel.
HOLLYWOOD HER STORY, An Illustrated History of Women and the Movies, by Jill Tietjen and Barbara Bridges is now available, April 23, 219. A BEAUTIFUL coffee table book featuring over 1,200 women and 1,000 photos.
CLAWS OF THE CAT, the 1st installment of Susan Spann's Hiro Hattori Mystery Series is out in paperback, today! April 23, 2019. Pick it up, you won't be sorry!
NICE! THE PAST IS NEVER has won the 2019 Mississippi Institute of Arts & Letters Award for Fiction!! Congratulations to Tiffany Quay Tyson!
LIFE IN A FISH BOWL (YA) by Len Vlahos is now out in paperback! February 2019. Check it out.
We just received a finished copy of HOLLYWOOD HER STORY, An Illustrated History of Women and the Movies, by Jill Tietjen and Barbara Bridges. Editors, directors, producers,screenwriters and more, wait until you see this incredible and incredibly beautiful history of women in film---from the beginning! Look for it April 1, 2019, from Lyons Press/Globe Pequot.
THE AGE OF AGILE by Steve Denning is #4 on The Financial Times best books in 2018 list!
Congratulations Becky! Her son, Wes, was born on Thanksgiving 2018!
Rick Collignon's 5 novels set in Guadalupe, NM, optioned by Anna Borden for a limited television series! (Anna worked on Breaking Bad, Better Call Saul, Castlerock.)
TRIAL ON MOUNT KOYA, the 6th installment in Susan Spann's Hiro Hattori Mystery Series published on July 3, 2018! See what Hiro and Father Mateo are up to now!
Tiffany Quay Tyson's second novel, THE PAST IS NEVER, was published March 2018 and is a Southern Independent Booksellers Alliance 2018 OKRA Pick! A contemporary Southern Gothic not to be missed!
THE AGE OF AGILE by Steve Denning is getting rave blurbs from business leaders around the world! Published Feb 13, 2018 in the US. Rights have also sold in Russia, India, China and Holland.
LIFE IN A FISH BOWL by Len Vlahos has been nominated for the prestigious CILIP Carnegie Award 2017 in the UK!
Susan Spann's intriguing HIRO HATTORI Mystery Series will continue! Books 7 & 8 are under contract!
WE HAVE YOUR DAUGHTER has won the Foreword Reviews 2016 Silver Award for True Crime! Announced at the American Library Assoc conference June 2017 in Chicago.
Paula Woodward and other Colorado Book Award finalists will be speaking at BookBar in Denver on Friday, May 12 at 7:00pm. Paula will present her astonishing book, WE HAVE YOUR DAUGHTER: The Unsolved Murder of JonBenét Ramsey Twenty Years Later.
AMONG THE LESSER GODS is out now! Margo Catts' debut is a gorgeously written novel about letting go of the guilt we take on as children when we make mistakes and the adults around us fail to notice...or, sadly, add to it. Set in the Colorado mountains. She will be speaking and signing at the Tattered Cover Aspen Grove in Littleton on Monday, May 15 at 7:00pm. http://www.tatteredcover.com/new-event-calendar#event-id-131182
Paula Woodward's book, WE HAVE YOUR DAUGHTER: The Unsolved Murder of JonBenét Ramsey Twenty Years Later, is a finalist for the Colorado Book Award for Nonfiction, and a finalist for the FOREWORD Indies Award for True Crime. Congratulations Paula!
Yay! Susan Spann has just signed a contract for the 6th book in her Hiro Hattori Mystery series, TRIAL ON MOUNT KOYA.
Margo Catts' awesome debut novel is coming out May 9th! AMONG THE LESSER GODS.
Anthony Poon's fascinating look at what it is to be an architect is out now. STICKS & STONES | STEEL & GLASS, Unbridled Books, April 2017.