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Full Agent Profile: Laura Bradford



NAME

Laura Bradford

AGENCY
Bradford Literary Agency
AAR MEMBER
Yes
EMAIL
laura@bradfordlit.com
AGENCY WEB SITE
http://bradfordlit.com/



FICTION GENRES
Mystery | Fantasy | Women's Fiction | Romance | Young Adult | Thrillers/Suspense
NONFICTION GENRES

CURRENT STATUS
  • This agent accepts queries
  • MORE INFORMATION

    SPECIAL INTERESTS
    • She continues to actively build her client list and is currently seeking work in the following genres: Romance (historical, romantic suspense, paranormal, category, contemporary, erotic), urban fantasy, women’s fiction, mystery, thrillers and young adult as well as some select non-fiction.
    DOES NOT REPRESENT
    • Screenplays, children's/middle grade books, poetry, epic fantasy, westerns, short stories
    SUBMISSION GUIDELINES

    FACTS/TIDBITS
    EDUCATION


    NEW DEALS
    Young Adult
    Stacey Klemstein's THE GHOST AND THE GOTH, in which a high school outcast who can see, hear and talk to the dead reluctantly agrees to help the ghost of a spoiled and shallow homecoming queen who just got run over by a bus of band geeks find her way to the "other side," to Christian Trimmer at Hyperion, in a nice deal, by Laura Bradford at Bradford Literary Agency.

    Romance
    Ann Aguirre writing as Ava Gray's SKIN GAME, an on-the-run con artist possessing the gift of absorption -- which permits her to steal someone else's best skill for a limited time -- falls for the hitman sent by a powerful former mark to kill her, to Cindy Hwang at Berkley, in a nice deal, in a two-book deal by Laura Bradford at Bradford Literary Agency.

    Women's Fiction | Romance | Erotica
    Bestselling author of Dirty, Broken and Tempted, Megan Hart's next two erotic romances for Spice plus two books for Mira, again to Susan Swinwood, in a very nice deal, by Laura Bradford at Bradford Literary Agency.

    Romance | Erotica
    Shelli Stevens's TAKE ME, on a planet where females are on the endangered species list, a woman who has spent her life in erotic servitude to the three wealthy and powerful men who own her finds freedom and passion in the arms of her abductor, a man who should be her fiercest enemy, to Peter Sentfleben at Kensington Aphrodisia, in a nice deal, in a two-book deal, by Laura Bradford at Bradford Literary Agency.

    Romance
    Beth Williamson's THE EDUCATION OF MADELINE, in which a wealthy spinster rescues a wrongfully accused drifter from being hanged without a trial...all she asks from him in return are a few bedroom lessons of the explicit kind, to Kate Duffy at Kensington Brava, in a nice deal, in a three-book deal, by Laura Bradford at Bradford Literary Agency.

    Romance
    Cynthia Eden's next three paranormal suspense novels, again to Megan Records at Kensington Brava, in a nice deal, by Laura Bradford at Bradford Literary Agency.

    Science Fiction
    Ann Aguirre's two next installments in the Sirantha Jax series, again to Anne Sowards at Ace, in a nice deal, by Laura Bradford at Bradford Literary Agency.

    Romance
    Megan Hart's PLEASURE AND PURPOSE, a sensual trio of novellas featuring handmaidens who are selected to serve three men from the Royal court, to Cindy Hwang at Berkley Sensation, in a nice deal, in a two-book deal, by Laura Bradford at Bradford Literary Agency.

    Romance
    Lauren Dane's LAID BARE, about a cop returning home to rekindle romance with the free-spirited rocker who awakened his desires ten years before, again to Leis Pederson at Berkley Heat, in a nice deal, by Laura Bradford at Bradford Literary Agency.

    Romance | Adventure
    Elisabeth Naughton's STOLEN FURY, in the tradition of Romancing The Stone, while racing against the clock, between the flying bullets, blackmail, and murder, a spitfire archaeologist and her thief partner search for three legendary (and priceless) artifacts, to Leah Hultenschmidt at Dorchester, in a nice deal, in a three-book deal, by Laura Bradford at Bradford Literary Agency

    Romance | Erotica
    Megan Hart and Lauren Dane's TAKING CARE OF BUSINESS, about a pair of best friends who are away at a business conference -- where all kinds of naughty (and secret) shenanigans can happen behind closed doors, to Adam Nevill at Black Lace Books, in a nice deal, by Laura Bradford at Bradford Literary Agency and Mary Louise Schwartz at the Belfrey Literary Agency.

    Science Fiction
    Katherine Allred's CLOSE ENCOUNTERS, in which an agent is sent to protect an alien race from extinction and to keep the planet out of the hands of a none-too-honorable conglomerate desperate to lay claim to the planet and all its natural resources, to Emily Krump at Eos, in a nice deal for two books, by Laura Bradford at Bradford Literary Agency.

    Romance | Erotica
    Lauren Dane's UNDERCOVER, futuristic erotic romance about a woman torn between two men as their very intimate, covert team infiltrates a political faction trying to throw off the balance of power in the universe, to Leis Pederson at Berkley Heat, in a nice deal for two books, by Laura Bradford at Bradford Literary Agency.

    Romance
    Beth Kery's WICKED BURN, a tale of a sexually-intense playright and a woman with a tragic history who together learn to overcome the wounds of the past, to Leis Pederson at Berkley Sensation, in a nice deal for two books, by Laura Bradford at Bradford Literary Agency.

    Fantasy
    Ann Aguirre's BLUE DIABLO plus two sequels in a new urban fantasy series featuring an on-the-run woman whose ability to "read" objects with her touch pulls her into an underground world of gifteds, like herself, she never knew existed, where the bad guys are just as likely to hire a warlock as a hitman to even the score, to Anne Sowards at Ace, in a nice deal, by Laura Bradford at Bradford Literary Agency.

    Romance | Erotica
    Anya Bast, Jodi Lynn Copeland, Lauren Dane & Kit Tunstall's WHAT HAPPENS IN VEGAS: Close Encounters, a follow up erotic romance anthology featuring four connected novellas, this time set in Sin City's paranormal dark side, to Susan Pezzack at Harlequin Spice, in a nice deal, by Laura Bradford at Bradford Literary Agency.

    Romance
    Witch Fire author Anya Bast's final two books in the Elemental Witches quartet, plus the first in her new Urban Fae series, Wicked Enchantment, again to Cindy Hwang for Berkley Sensation, in a nice deal, by Laura Bradford at Bradford Literary Agency.

    Romance
    Anya Bast's THE CHOSEN SIN, to Cindy Hwang at Berkley Heat, in a nice deal, by Laura Bradford at Bradford Literary Agency (World).

    Science Fiction
    Ann Aguirre's GRIMSPACE, sci-fi with romantic undertones introducing a jumper whose fractured consciousness holds a secret that could change the world as she knows it, if she lives long enough to remember, to Anne Sowards of Ace, in a nice deal, plus the sequel WANDERLUST, by Laura Bradford of Bradford Literary Agency (world English).

    Romance | Historical Fiction
    Christine Zampi writing as Christie Kelley's EVERY NIGHT I'M YOURS, a sexy Regency-set historical about a spinster and budding novelist who is determined to learn about the pleasures of carnal love (for "research" of course!), to John Scognamiglio for Kensington Zebra, in a nice deal, for two books, by Laura Bradford at Bradford Literary Agency (world).

    Romance
    Cynthia Eden's HOTTER AFTER MIDNIGHT, a psychologist whose patients are all supernatural creatures -- lovelorn succubi, vampires with blood phobias and the occasional shifter with commitment issues -- is pulled into a brutal murder investigation as a profiler, to Kate Duffy and Megan Records at Kensington Brava, in a nice deal, by Laura Bradford at Bradford Literary Agency (World).

    Romance | Erotica
    Anya Bast, Jodi Lynn Copeland, Lauren Dane and Kit Tunstall's WHAT HAPPENS IN VEGAS..., a contemporary erotic romance anthology featuring four connected novellas set in Sin City, to Susan Pezzack for Harlequin Spice, in a nice deal, by Laura Bradford at Bradford Literary Agency (World).

    Fiction | Romance
    Mesmerized author Lauren Dane's next two contemporary erotic romances, again to Leis Pederson at Berkley Heat, in a two-book deal, by Laura Bradford at Bradford Literary Agency (World).

    Fiction | Young Adult
    Megan Hart writing as Em Garner's VELVET, in which a girl struggles to keep her family together and survive following a devastating contamination outbreak which has forced the government to declare martial law and round up its victims for neutralization - including her mother, to Regina Griffin at Egmont, in a two-book deal, by Laura Bradford at Bradford Literary Agency (NA). Translation: Taryn Fagerness at the Taryn Fagerness Agency

    Fiction | Young Adult
    Jennifer Echols's DOUBLE DATE, about two best friends who can't figure out which of the two guys flirting with them has the hots for which girl, and who don't want to admit they're really after the same adorable guy, to Jennifer Klonsky at Simon Pulse, in a nice deal, for digital first publication in early Spring 2012, by Laura Bradford at Bradford Literary Agency.

    Fiction | Young Adult
    Corrine Jackson's TOUCHED, following a tragedy, a girl who has the power to heal people with her touch -- at a steep cost to herself when every illness or injury she heals becomes her own -- falls in love with a boy who is both the mortal enemy of her kind and the only one who can protect her from the those who are hunting her, to Megan Records at K Teen, in a three book deal, by Laura Bradford at Bradford Literary Agency (World English). Translation: Taryn Fagerness Agency

    Fiction | Romance
    Beth Kery's next three books in the Home to Harbor Town series, again to Susan Litman at Harlequin Special Edition, in a nice deal, in a three-book deal, by Laura Bradford at Bradford Literary Agency.

    Fiction | Young Adult
    Author of Going Too Far and Forget You, Jennifer Echols' hardcover debut FREE FALLING, about a teen girl pilot who is eking out a dangerous living in order to claw her way out of a life on the wrong side of the tracks when she gets tangled in a romance with an adrenaline junkie who takes more risks than she does, again to Jennifer Heddle at MTV Books, in a very nice deal, in a two-book deal, for publication in beginning Summer 2012, by Laura Bradford at Bradford Literary Agency (World English). Translation: Taryn Fagerness at the Taryn Fagerness Agency

    Fiction | Romance
    Katie Lane's CATCH ME A COUNTRY BOY, the sequel to the upcoming Going Cowboy Crazy and Make Mine a Bad Boy, to Alex Logan at Grand Central, in a nice deal, by Laura Bradford at Bradford Literary Agency.

    Fiction | Young Adult
    Debut Author Corrine Jackson’s IF I LIE, about a girl who becomes an outcast in her small military town when she chooses to keep a secret for her Marine boyfriend who has gone MIA in Afghanistan, to Annette Pollert at Simon Pulse, for publication in Fall 2012, by Laura Bradford at Bradford Literary Agency (World English). Translation: Taryn Fagerness Agency

    Fiction | Young Adult
    Kristin Welker’s YA debut, THE CLOCKWORK KEY, a clockpunk romantic adventure set in Victorian England about a girl who unravels the secrets of a mysterious society of inventors and their most dangerous creation, to Anica Rissi at Simon Pulse, for publication in Fall 2012, by Laura Bradford at Bradford Literary Agency (World English). Translation: Taryn Fagerness Agency

    Fiction | Romance
    Juliana Stone's DARK SINS OF THE WICKED, the next book in the author's upcoming League of Guardians paranormal romance series, again to Esi Sogah at Avon, for publication in Fall 2012, by Laura Bradford at Bradford Literary Agency.

    Fiction | Young Adult
    Author of The Ghost and the Goth Stacey Kade's THE RULES, about a girl who was raised as a genetic experiment hiding from her creators under the guise of being a "normal" sixteen-year-old, and the boy who tempts her to break the rules that confine her existence, to Christian Trimmer at Disney-Hyperion, in a very nice deal, in a two-book deal, for publication in Summer 2013, by Laura Bradford at Bradford Literary Agency (World English). Translation rights: Taryn Fagerness at the Taryn Fagerness Agency.

    Fiction | Romance
    Soraya Lane's FALLING FOR THE COWBOY, again to Carly Corcoran at Harlequin Romance, in a nice deal, in a two-book deal, by Laura Bradford at Bradford Literary Agency.

    Fiction | Romance
    Maggie Robinson's THE LONDON LIST, centered around the Regency Craig’s List of its day, a nineteenth century equivalent of the National Enquirer, Missed Connections, to Megan Records at Kensington Brava, in a nice deal, in two-book deal, by Laura Bradford at Bradford Literary Agency.

    Fiction | Romance
    MARKED and ENTWINED author Elisabeth Naughton's TEMPTED, in the Eternal Guardians series in which seven immortal warriors descended from the greatest heroes in Ancient Greece battle the armies of the Underworld, moving to Leah Hultenschmidt at Sourcebooks, in a nice deal, in a three-book deal, for publication beginning Fall 2011, by Laura Bradford at Bradford Literary Agency.

    Fiction | Romance
    Anya Bast's MIDNIGHT ENCHANTMENT, the conclusion of the Dark Magick Quartet and the first book in a new paranormal romance series called the Brotherhood of the Damned, again to Cindy Hwang at Berkley Sensation, in two-book deal, by Laura Bradford at Bradford Literary Agency (World).

    Fiction | Romance
    Emma Lang's next two books which begin a sexy new Texas-set western historical series called The Circle Eight, to Alicia Condon at Kensington Brava, in a two-book deal, by Laura Bradford at Bradford Literary Agency.

    Fiction | Romance
    INSATIABLE author Lauren Dane's next two contemporary erotic romances and next futuristic erotic romance, again to Leis Pederson at Berkley Heat, in a three-book deal, for publication in beginning Fall 2011, by Laura Bradford at Bradford Literary Agency (World).

    Fiction | Fantasy
    Ann Aguirre's DEVIL'S PUNCH and BLOOD MARIA, the next two books in the Corine Solomon series, again to Anne Sowards at Roc, for publication beginning in Spring 2012, by Laura Bradford at Bradford Literary Agency

    Fiction | Romance | Historical Fiction
    Beth Williamson writing as Annabella Bloom’s WUTHERING HEIGHTS, WILD AND WANTON, exploring the dark sexuality of the Bronte classic, bringing intense new romantic dimensions to the relationships of the characters in this bold new vision, to Paula Munier at Adams Media, for publication in Fall 2010, by Gina Panettieri at Talcott Notch Literary Services with Laura Bradford at Bradford Literary Agency (World).

    Fiction | Fantasy
    Jenn Bennett's RUN DEVIL RUN, about an outlaw magickian who teams up with an enigmatic earthbound demon in a search for the elusive creature who can exonerate her infamous (and on-the-run) parents, the first in a new urban fantasy series, to Jennifer Heddle at Pocket, in a two-book deal, by Laura Bradford at Bradford Literary Agency (NA).

    Fiction | Romance
    Karina Cooper's BLOOD OF THE WICKED, about a hardened witch hunter and the woman he needs to execute, not love, set in a post-devastation world where magic and murder have become synonymous, to Esi Sogah at Avon, in a pre-empt, in a very nice deal, in a three-book deal, by Laura Bradford at Bradford Literary Agency.

    Fiction | Romance
    Ann Aguirre and Carrie Lofty, writing as Ellen Connor's NIGHTFALL, MIDNIGHT, and DAYBREAK, the "Dark Age Dawning" trilogy, in which human survivors find love in the midst of an apocalypse, to Cindy Hwang at Berkley Sensation, by Laura Bradford at Bradford Literary Agency (World English).

    Fiction | Young Adult
    Suzanne Lazear's INNOCENT DARKNESS: A Steampunk Fairytale, in which an adventure-seeking sixteen year old who has been incarcerated at an abusive reform school for her delinquent ways is rescued by a mysterious man from the realm of Faerie who reveals she must die in sacrifice in order to save the entire Otherworld civilization, to Brian Farrey at Flux, in a two-book deal, by Laura Bradford at Bradford Literary Agency (World English).

    Fiction | Romance
    Margaret Rowe's TEMPTING EDEN, in which an honorable man in the market for a virtuous wife must address the complication of his late Uncle's ward, who he discovers was also his late Uncle's mistress, the subject of an erotic book called The Education of a Young Lady of Doubtful Virtue and the woman who makes him forget all his good intentions, to Kate Seaver at Berkley Heat, in a nice deal, in a two-book deal, for publication in Summer 2010, by Laura Bradford at Bradford Literary Agency.

    PAST/PRESENT CLIENTS
    Elemental Witches: Witch Fire (Book 1)
    Author:   Anya Bast
    Genres:   Fantasy | Romance
    Publisher:   Berkley (June 5, 2007)
    As the head of a security detail for The Coven, a national organization that governs national witches, Jack--a powerful witch with the ability to command fire--has been assigned to watch over Mira, a natural born witch with the ability to call the air, and although she is unaware of her talent, a group of renegade witches has discovered her existence and are determined to steal her power--and her life.
    View book at Amazon

    Roped Heat
    Author:   Vonna Harper
    Genres:   Erotica
    Publisher:   Aphrodisia (June 1, 2007)

    View book at Amazon

    Operation G-Spot
    Author:   Jodi Lynn Copeland
    Genres:   Erotica
    Publisher:   Aphrodisia (November 28, 2006)

    View book at Amazon

    Every Night I'm Yours
    Author:   Christie Kelley
    Genres:   Romance
    Publisher:   Kensington



    Grimspace
    Author:   Ann Aguirre
    Genres:   Science Fiction
    Publisher:   Ace



    Hotter After Midnight
    Author:   Cynthia Eden
    Genres:   Romance
    Publisher:   Kensington



    What Happens in Vegas
    Author:   Jodi Lynn Copeland, Anya Bast, Lauren Dane, Kit Tunstall
    Genres:   Romance | Erotica
    Publisher:   Spice (Harlequin)



    Enclave
    Author:   Ann Aguirre
    Genres:   Young Adult
    Publisher:   Feiwel and Friends



    Shady Lady
    Author:   Ann Aguirre
    Genres:   Fantasy
    Publisher:   Roc



    Mesmerized
    Author:   Lauren Dane
    Genres:   Romance | Erotica
    Publisher:   Berkley Heat



    The Hometown Hero Returns
    Author:   Beth Kery
    Genres:   Romance
    Publisher:   Harlequin



    Jaded
    Author:   Anya Bast
    Genres:   Romance
    Publisher:   Berkley Heat



    Going Cowboy Crazy
    Author:   Katie Lane
    Genres:   Romance
    Publisher:   Grand Central Publishing



    Skin Heat
    Author:   Ava Gray
    Genres:   Romance
    Publisher:   Berkley



    Precious and Fragile Things
    Author:   Megan Hart
    Genres:   Women's Fiction
    Publisher:   Mira



    Restless Heart
    Author:   Emma Lang
    Genres:   Romance
    Publisher:   Kensington Brava



    Any Wicked Thing
    Author:   Margaret Rowe
    Genres:   Romance
    Publisher:   Berkley Heat



    Mistress By Midnight
    Author:   Maggie Robinson
    Genres:   Romance
    Publisher:   Kensington Brava






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