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Full Agent Profile: Irene Kraas



NAME

Irene Kraas

AGENCY
Kraas Literary Agency
AAR MEMBER
No
EMAIL
irenekraas@sbcglobal.net
AGENCY WEB SITE
http://www.kraasliteraryagency.com



FICTION GENRES
Literary Fiction | Chick Lit | Mystery | Commercial Fiction | Fantasy | Women's Fiction | Historical Fiction | Young Adult | Thrillers/Suspense | Adventure | Middle Grade
NONFICTION GENRES

CURRENT STATUS
  • This agent is closed to queries
  • MORE INFORMATION

    SPECIAL INTERESTS
    • She only represents fiction
    • She is especially looking for “big books” like medical, biological, or psychological thrillers
    • She is currently looking for fresh new talent in the following genres: mainstream and literary fiction, FRESH psychological and medical thrillers, and young adult, and YA (BUT she is only interested in only published authors in the young adult genre.)
    DOES NOT REPRESENT
    • The agency no longer handles adult fantasy, science fiction or romance of any kind. The agency is not interested in story lines that include the Mafia or government conspiracies , no personal growth stories or those with any drug or incest related material. The agency does not represent short stories, plays or poetry.
    SUBMISSION GUIDELINES
    • Email: query with first 10 pages of your manuscript within the body of the email (no attachments)
    • Currently, the agency is primarily interested in acquiring authors who are at present or have been published at a major publishing house. If this is you, please include the name of your book(s), the house, the editor and the year of publication(s) with your submission.

    FACTS/TIDBITS
    EDUCATION


    NEW DEALS
    PAST/PRESENT CLIENTS
    Stealing Death
    Author:   Janet Lee Carey
    Genres:   Fantasy | Middle Grade
    Publisher:   EgmontUSA (September 8, 2009)
    Kipp, 17, leaves his little brother in charge of lighting the stove so that he can attempt to capture a wild horse whose sale might save the family farm during this time of drought, when there is no money to pay the landlord. He fails and returns to find his home engulfed in flames. Kipp manages to save his sister, but not his parents or brother. It is at this moment that his Naqui powers come to him, allowing him to see the Gwali, "the collector of souls." Kipp cannot stop his family's souls from entering the Kwaja, the Gwali's sack, but vows to do whatever it takes to steal it and prevent others he loves from dying. Steal it he does, but that is only the beginning...
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    Half Upon a Time
    Author:   James Riley
    Genres:   Young Adult
    Publisher:   Aladdin/ Simon & Schuster (September 7, 2010)

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    The Fallen
    Author:   Mark Terry
    Genres:   Thrillers/Suspense
    Publisher:   Oceanview Publishing (April 1, 2010)
    Twenty world leaders meet for the G8 Summit at the beautiful Cheyenne Resort in Colorado Springs. But an ugly plot lurks beneath the surface: a terrorist group, The Fallen Angels, plans to wreak havoc on the Summit. Only one man can disrupt this plot. Derek Stillwater is that man. Working undercover as a maintenance man at the resort, Stillwater will wage war on the world's deadliest, most sophisticated terrorist organization, picking off the terrorists one by one-until he comes face-to-face with an evil force from his past, Richard Coffee, The Fallen Angel himself.
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    The Secret of the Glass
    Author:   Donna Russo Morin
    Genres:   Historical Fiction
    Publisher:   Kensington; Original edition (March 1, 2010)
    This historical fiction tale brings to life the age of Galileo in Venice through the eyes of an illegal female Murano glassmaker
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