I assist the president, Jane Dystel, with many of her projects in all stages as well as maintain a client list of my own (specializing in romance and historical fiction, though I'm actively reading and acquiring in other genres).
Lost meets Stranger Things in this eerie, immersive YA thriller, thrusting seventeen-year-old Sia into a reality where the waters in front of her and the jungle behind her are as dangerous as the survivors alongside her. Sia practically grew up in the water scuba diving, and wreck dives are run of the mill. Take the tourists out. Explore the reef. Uncover the secrets locked in the sunken craft... read more
A young widow restores a dilapidated mansion with the assistance of a charming, eccentric genius, only to find the house is full of dangerous secrets in this effervescent Gilded Age debut novel It’s 1875, and Alva Webster has perfected her stiff upper lip after three years of being pilloried in the presses of two continents over fleeing her abusive husband. Now his sudden death allows her to r... read more
June Hur's elegant and haunting debut The Silence of Bones is a bloody YA historical mystery tale perfect for fans of Kerri Maniscalco and Renée Ahdieh.I have a mouth, but I mustn't speak;Ears, but I mustn't hear;Eyes, but I mustn't see.1800, Joseon (Korea). Homesick and orphaned sixteen-year-old Seol is living out the ancient curse: “May you live in interesting times.” Indentured to the polic... read more
Elle Jones coveted an executive position. Running from her past, Elle developed a strong drive. Her mantra: Executive by thirty! She landed the job and celebrated her long-awaited success. That was…until she left the office late one night. When she stepped from the elevator, her life changed. Three cloaked figures waited… Andreas Javine had Elle in his sights. Terrináe’s Congress only allotted... read more
Honour Your Calling The Professional's Guide for Quitting Your Job and Doing Your Soul WorkI’m done with my career, now what?If you feel done with your career path or trapped by your job, what will you do and how will you do it, are questions on your mind. Maybe you’ve reached the place of deep longing to fulfill your soul’s work but feel held down by fear or even depression.You may have had a... read more
Elle has a choice...or so they say. After kidnapping her, what reason would she have to stay in Caetera? She doesn’t know how she got here. She doesn’t know why. Worst of all, she can’t figure out how to return to Earth on her own. Just give it a week...or so they say. How can she? Something about Caetera...is just not right.
A seductive older widow from New York's Upper East Side is gifted a most spiteful dog from the local pound. She dubs the scrawny and inelegant creature Dillon—a name fit for a lion. As she falls in love with a debonair and quite well-connected magnate, the dog quickly becomes embroiled in a fight for survival—and for the lady's heart.Once abandoned and now enjoying the comforts of a loving hom... read more
As the year began, the New York Times headlined four stories that symptomized the decay in public morals the editors so frequently decried: financier Jim Fisk was gunned down in a love triangle; suffragist and free love advocate Victoria Woodhull was running for president; vice hunter Anthony Comstock battled smut dealers poisoning children's minds; and abortionists were thriving—and killing. ... read more
Running doesn't have to suck. Ease yourself into a comfortable routine (promise!) with this hilarious and approachable guide to workouts and nutrition from an experienced athlete.We've all side-eyed the chipper runners jogging by in their short-shorts and "Fun Run"-finisher tops and felt a little envious. How do they get out there and do it every day? How did they become Runners? Though it's t... read more
Rob Paulsen is one of Hollywood’s busiest, most talented, and most passionate performers. If you don’t know him by name, you will know him by the many characters he has brought to life: Pinky from Pinky and the Brain and Yakko from Animaniacs, the tough, but loveable, Raphael from the original animated Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, and many more.So, you can imagine how terrifying it must have ... read more
An electrifying debut novel for fans of Celeste Ng and Jean Kwok, The Last Story of Mina Lee is a poignant mother-daughter story and surprising mystery that illustrates the devastating realities of being an immigrant in America.Margot Lee’s mother, Mina, isn’t returning her calls. It’s a mystery to twenty-six-year-old Margot, until she visits her childhood apartment in Koreatown, LA, and finds... read more
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Editor specializing in romance, fantasy, and YA. Experience editing NYT bestsellers. Published YA author with S&S and HarperCollins.
Former literary agent, book scout, and script doctor specializing in YA and romance. In the words of a great mentor: Story matters!