Pitch to: Jennifer Herrington, Harvey Klinger Literary Agency

Lizdeemo

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Sep 29, 2021
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Title: Sarah Laker
Genre: Paranormal
Length: 61,889
Author: Liz Di Marcello

It's 1999 in the English countryside and Sarah Laker's experiences of strange phenomena are the norm. She sets out to prove the place is haunted which is easier to accept than the possibility that she’s losing her sanity, but with each passing day her grip on reality slips a little further away. Will friendship and potential for romance be enough to set Sarah’s feet on solid ground, or will she slide into madness like those who’ve gone before her?
 
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Mary_Rose_Luksha

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Jul 31, 2021
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Title: Best Laid

Genre: Contemporary Romance (Comedy)

Length: 86,000 words

Author: Mary Rose Luksha


Ali moves to the kooky little town of Cockburn, PA for a fresh start as the new first grade teacher. A one night stand with a stranger shouldn’t throw a wrench in her plans, until she learns that stranger is Jasper, one of her student’s single dads. If Ali wants a relationship with Jasper, she has to let go of an imagined future and learn to live in the messy, perfect present.
 
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Andy Stanton

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Title: The Garden Plot
Genre: Women's Fiction/Magical Realism/Romance
Length: 70,000
Author: Andra Stanton
To escape her homicidal husband, gardening aficionado Maggie runs away to a town in Massachusetts where she installs a garden in return for room and board. She thinks she has chosen the plants, but the plants have chosen her, and they help her do battle against her avenging husband when he comes to kill her. Gardening is about to become a matter of life and death.
 
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Title: NORTHWOODS SUMMER
Genre: Contemporary MG
Length: 46,000 Words
Author: Debra Daugherty

Summer plans with BFFs - DO: hike in the woods, seek bear prints, fish, win musky contest, reunite parents. DON’T: fall in the lake, get stuck on a stump, encounter a bear, get lost on an island during a storm. Batting 1000.
 
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Title: SOUP DAY!
Genre: Picture Book – Fiction
Length: 761 words
Author: Sarah Yahr Tucker

From matzo ball to caldo de gallina! When a soup-obsessed boy discovers that the traditional recipes he loves are passed down through generations, he searches for a special tradition with his single mom to preserve their family’s heritage.
 
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Title: RX ONE DOG
Genre: MG low fantasy
Length: 65,000 words
Author: Carol Teed

With her single eye, a thirteen-year-old girl can read auras like the weather and memorize a page in a blink but that doesn’t help her cope with her abusive mother or a bully at school until she meets a dog destined for euthanasia at a local shelter and makes him her secret dog.
 
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Title: See Me As I Am
Genre: YA Contemporary Romance
Length: 88,000 Words
Author: Cheryl D Wanner

Blindness doesn’t stop seventeen-year-old Jenny from going after what she wants—journalism byline (check!), horse sports (check!), meet fave rock star (on deck). Only Jenny doesn’t know she already met him (posed as a PR guy) until after they’ve fallen into a relationship that can only end with his deception catching up with him. Now Jenny must forgive the rock star who broke her trust, but still owns her heart—or walk away for good.


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Valorie Fant

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Oct 30, 2020
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Title: THE ROOTS OF FREEDOM: The Story of Robert Carter III and the Deed of Gift
Genre: Picture Book
Length: 655-words
Author: Valorie Bridges Fant

History has all but forgotten Robert Carter III—one of the wealthiest aristocrats in Colonial America. There are no monuments to honor his name. They placed no headstone where his body lay. But on August 1, 1791, he had the courage to follow his conviction.
 
Title: Chicken’s Unclucky Day
Genre: Picture Book
Length: 530 words
Author: Sue Newton

Chicken feels so clucky to be…well…a chicken, but her feathers are ruffled when she discovers that she’ll be featuring on tonight’s menu. Armed with only a few pairs of rubber gloves, she needs to become a master of disguise in order to avoid the dreaded cooking pot.
 
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Title: GHOST DUST
Genre: MG Paranormal/Horror
Length: 65,000 words
Author: Carol Teed

When a grieving family moves to a haunted house, an eleven-year-old girl must recover the cruel, resident pirate ghost’s stolen gems or imperil her loved ones. To find the jewels and save her kin, she hazards booby-trapped tunnels, a dangerous bike gang and kidnapping robbers.
 
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Title: Mummy Bernard
Genre: Picture Book
Length: 500 words
Author: Sue Newton

Squatting on a rugby ball, playing ‘hatch’ is fun, but Bernard the cockerel simply cannot wait to grow up and lay eggs of his own. However, when his mum drops the bombshell that this is something that he will never, ever, be able to do, heartbroken Bernard has to find another way of being a mummy.
 
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Carole Ann Moleti

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May 7, 2018
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Title: The Bar None Ranch: Coming Home
Genre: Contemporary Women's Fiction/Western Romance
Author: Carole Ann Moleti
Length: 100,000 words

Cara Sepulveda travels to her family's California ranch after a twenty year absence intent on settling her estranged father's affairs and returning to her successful career in New York City. Francisco, now her only living relation, fears the shocking secrets about to be revealed will doom any chance of reconciliation and force the sale of the only home he has ever known. A fateful sequence of events upends Cara's life and binds her even more closely to the ranch--and to the man she believed had abandoned her forever.
 
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rinadayne

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Aug 22, 2021
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Title: You’re a Mess, Kit Willoughby
Genre: Upmarket Women’s Fiction/RomCom
Length: 70k
Authors: Rina Dayne & V.P. Walling (BIPOC & LGBTQ)

When A-List actor Kit Willoughby runs away to her quirky Florida hometown for her should-have-been 25th high school reunion (if she hadn’t dropped out, changed her name, and run away to start her career), a tragicomic turn of events inspires her to stick around and direct the school play. There she learns what it means to be needed, crashes into a genuine love, works to recover a true friendship, and even winds up in a tolerable detente with her wacky/narcissistic mother. But when Hollywood invites her back, will Kit run away again or give her new old life a fighting chance?
 
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Title: PIGGY SUE
Genre: PB
Length: 571
Author: Melissa Stiveson

Lucas is getting an emotional support dog, but when he opens the door, in walks his…pig? Lucas doesn’t want a smelly pig and pushes PIGGY SUE away at every turn. After she’s gone, he realizes what he had may be exactly what he needed.
 
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Title: THE MOUSECRACKER
Genre: Middle Grade Fantasy
Length: 55,000 words
Author: Beth Gawlik

12yo dancer William’s mom has hardly let him out of her sight since he was diagnosed with diabetes, and he’s longing to stretch his wings. He never imagined his chance would come in the form of a snarky talking mouse who recruits him for a Christmas Eve rescue mission. All they have to do is sneak into a magical land, rescue Klara, and return in time to dance in Act Two of The Nutcracker– without bringing an angry Nutcracker Prince and his army back with them.
 
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Genevieve A.

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Oct 26, 2020
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Title: SAY THE RIGHT THING
Genre: YA contemporary/retelling of classic literature
Length: 70,000 words
Author: Genevieve A.

Clary Dalloway is not okay. As her junior year begins, Clary must hide her single dad’s early-onset Alzheimer’s from her friends and counselor or risk losing the city she loves and the family she has left. A YA retelling of Virginia Woolf’s MRS. DALLOWAY with the humor and poignancy of works by Jandy Nelson and Nina LaCour, SAY THE RIGHT THING brings Virginia Woolf’s themes of feminism and complicated friendship into an inclusive, urban setting.
 
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alexrobins726

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Oct 28, 2020
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Title: The Orb Chronicles: The Winds of Change
Genre: YA/NA Contemporary Fantasy
Length: 57,150 words
Author: Alexander Robins


Three young adults, long since orphaned into a cruel world, are faced with a life-changing ultimatum: servitude or imprisonment. Yet, with their supernatural powers that only a scattered few possess, they elect for a third option: the rebellion. Now in the thick of the conflict, they'll work to hone their strength and ultimately remove the world-governing, apathetic autocrat from power.
 
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Kathy Halsey

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Sep 29, 2021
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Columbus OH
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Genre: PB with STEM elements
Length: 220 words
Author: Kathy Halsey

Thank you for this opportunity, Jennifer.

Put on your Alice-in-Wonderland glasses. Find dragons that snap, lilies that roar, and other plant-animal look-alikes. Plants aren’t animals . . . or are they? Imagination and intentional page turns tell the tale that combines poetry, observation, and exploration of plantimals.

PLANTIMALS explores the themes of Outside In by Deborah Underwood and the call to experience nature in The Hike by Alison Farrell.
 
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Eva Fox Mate

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Jul 23, 2020
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Denver, CO
Title: One Man's Treasure (Book 1 of Hughes Brothers Trilogy)
Genre: Romantic Suspense
Length: 60,000 words
Author: Eva Fox Mate

The daughter of alcoholics, Callie Wallis is militantly self-reliant, but when her sister’s mountain of medical bills threatens to avalanche, Callie swallows her pride and does the unthinkable--she asks her boss, Adam, for a loan. Grieving widower Adam Hughes is fed up with the scheming fortune hunters and paparazzi that dog his every step, so when his assistant, Callie, asks for money, he ups the ante to a marriage of convenience. They'll each get what want from the arrangement and leave hearts whole. But when a black market treasure hunter decides Adam has something he wants, can the pair escape both danger and love?
 
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