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Full Agent Profile: Janet Reid



NAME

Janet Reid

AGENCY
FinePrint Literary Management
AAR MEMBER
Yes
EMAIL
janet@fineprintlit.com
  • Does not accept email queries.
  • AGENCY WEB SITE
    http://www.jetreidliterary.com



    FICTION GENRES
    Literary Fiction | Crime | Mystery | Commercial Fiction | Thrillers/Suspense | Military/Espionage | Offbeat/Quirky
    NONFICTION GENRES

    History | Biography | Art | Adventure/True Story | Current Affairs | Pop Culture | Narrative | True Crime

    CURRENT STATUS
    MORE INFORMATION

    SPECIAL INTERESTS
    • Narrative non-fiction: history, current events. Thrillers.
    DOES NOT REPRESENT
    • Does not represent science fiction, poetry, plays, screenplays, westerns
    SUBMISSION GUIDELINES
    • Always include the first 3-5 pages of a novel or sample chapter with a query (in the body of the email if querying electronically)
    • Email queries to janet@fineprintlit.com (no attachments)
    • Snail Mail/fiction: query with first 5-10 pages & #10 SASE
    • Snail Mail/nonfiction: query with proposal and two sample chapters & SASE

    FACTS/TIDBITS
    • She keeps a blog at http://www.jetreidliterary.blogspot.com with information helpful to queriers.
    • She has 15 years of book publicity with regional and national clients
    • Recent sales include Even by Andrew Grant (Thomas Dunne Books: forthcoming), The Breach by Patrick Lee (Harper: forthcoming), Chasing Smoke by Bill Cameron (Bleak House: Nov 2008), Standfast by Kennedy Foster (Pocket: forthcoming 2009), The Digital
    • CLOSED TO QUERIES 8/1/11/ to 9/30/11
    • Plague by Jeff Somers (Orbit: 2008), First Contact by Evan Mandery (Harper: forthcoming 2009), Master Detective by John Reisinger (Kensington: 2006), Lost Dog by Bill Cameron (Midnight Ink: 2007), Grave Imports by Eric Stone (Bleak House: 2007), The Little Book of Curses and Maledictions for Everyday Use by DawnRae Downton (Skyhorse: 2009).
    EDUCATION


    NEW DEALS
    PAST/PRESENT CLIENTS
    The Electric Church
    Author:   Jeff Somers
    Genres:   Thrillers/Suspense
    Publisher:   Orbit (September 25, 2007)
    A near-future political thriller about an assassin on the run from both the cops and the Monks--a group of religious fanatics set to take over the world
    View book at Amazon

    Lost Dog
    Author:   Bill Cameron
    Genres:   Mystery
    Publisher:   Midnight Ink (April 1, 2007)
    Life takes an unexpected turn for Peter McKrall when a search for his nieces stuffed dog leads him to something else entirely: a bullet-riddled corpse
    View book at Amazon

    Marching Up Madison Avenue: How I Beat the Entrepreneurial Odds Armed with a Pencil and My Imagination
    Author:   Richard Gilbert
    Genres:   Memoirs | Business
    Publisher:   Behler Publications (May 1, 2008)
    In a 40-year career Richard Gilbert and his intrepid staff of copywriters, designers and artists at Gilbert Advertising changed how Americans thought about fur coats, foreign languages, cars, perfume and the Vietnam War. This is his story, and ours.
    View book at Amazon

    Siesta Lane: A Cabin, No Running Water, and a Year Living Green
    Author:   Amy Minato
    Genres:   Memoirs | Nature/Ecology
    Publisher:   Skyhorse Publishing (January 24, 2009)
    Poet, Oregon Arts fellow, and PW book reviewer Amy Minato's chronology of her "unplugged year wriggling free from a consumer life" on SIESTA LANE with seven people, eight acres, one telephone, three cars, seven unheated cabins, one main house and fifteen miles to the nearest town
    View book at Amazon

    Even
    Author:   Andrew Grant
    Genres:   Mystery
    Publisher:   St. Martin's Minotaur (May 12, 2009)
    Set up for a murder while visiting New York, Royal Navy intelligence operative David Trevellyan must act alone to clear his name. With no idea who's a friend and who's a foe, he penetrates deep into a huge international conspiracy. The price of failure will be death, and the reward for success will be redemption
    View book at Amazon

    10 Laws of the Dinosaur: Keeping the Family Doctor from Going Extinct
    Author:   Lucy Hornstein
    Genres:   Memoirs | Psychology
    Publisher:   Kaplan Publishing (August 4, 2009)
    A family practitioner tells stories of her experiences and lessons learned over her career in a shrinking field
    View book at Amazon

    The Breach
    Author:   Patrick Lee
    Genres:  
    Publisher:   Harper



    Ghost Country
    Author:   Patrick Lee
    Genres:  
    Publisher:   Harper



    NUMB
    Author:   Sean Ferrell
    Genres:  
    Publisher:   Harper



    The Pericles Commission
    Author:   Gary Corby
    Genres:  
    Publisher:   Minotaur



    First Contact
    Author:   Evan Mandery
    Genres:  
    Publisher:   Harper



    Even
    Author:   Andrew Grant
    Genres:  
    Publisher:   Minotaur



    Die Twice
    Author:   Andrew Grant
    Genres:  
    Publisher:   Minotaur



    Crashers
    Author:   Dana Haynes
    Genres:  
    Publisher:   Minotaur



    All Roads Lead Me Back To You
    Author:   Kennedy Foster
    Genres:  
    Publisher:   Gallery/Pocket



    DAY ONE
    Author:   Bill Cameron
    Genres:  
    Publisher:   Tyrus Books



    Without a Paddle
    Author:   Warren Richey
    Genres:   Adventure/True Story
    Publisher:   St. Martins



    Where Hope Begins
    Author:   Alysia Sofios
    Genres:   True Crime
    Publisher:   Gallery/Pocket



    THE BREACH
    Author:   Patrick Lee
    Genres:   Mystery
    Publisher:   Harper






    LINKS
    http://www.publishersmarketplace.com/members/JanetReid/
    This is the agency webpage on PublishersMarketplace
    This is Janet Reid's personal blog
    http://www.jetreidliterary.blogspot.com
    This is a blog in which Ms. Reid critiques selected queries
    http://queryshark.blogspot.com/
    http://www.writersmarket.com/askagent_prev.asp?id=7054
    Janet Reid answers Q's at WritersMarket
    This is Janet Reid's response to our symposium question, Writer's Fears
    http://www.agentquery.com/symposium_writerfears.aspx
    This is Janet Reid's response to our symposium question, Publishing Changes
    http://www.agentquery.com/symposium_pubchanges.aspx
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