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AUTHOR: Taylor Polites
TITLE: Untitled
AGENT/AGENCY: Trena Keating of Keating Literary
PUBLISHER: Touchstone Fireside (Trish Todd)
DEAL DETAILS: Pre-empt between $50K – $100K
About a young wife whose husband dies of a mysterious blood fever, leaving her to navigate a world irrevocably altered by war, political treachery, and racial conflict where everyone is hiding something from her and her desire for independence may cost her her life. Read the rest of this entry »