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Full Agent Profile: Barbara Poelle



NAME

Barbara Poelle

AGENCY
Irene Goodman Literary Agency
AAR MEMBER
No
EMAIL
queries@irenegoodman.com
AGENCY WEB SITE
http://www.irenegoodman.com/



FICTION GENRES
Crime | Mystery | Romance | Thrillers/Suspense | Offbeat/Quirky
NONFICTION GENRES

Parenting | Memoirs | Women's Issues | Cultural/Social Issues | Humor

CURRENT STATUS
  • This agent accepts queries
  • MORE INFORMATION

    SPECIAL INTERESTS
    • She is passionate about mysteries, memoirs, non-fiction relating to social issues and family relationships, and romances, but will be a proud promoter of any writer with a strong, unique voice.
    • Several of her clients' books have quirky, offbeat plots or twists
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    NEW DEALS
    PAST/PRESENT CLIENTS
    Stein, Stoned
    Author:   Hal Ackerman
    Genres:   Mystery
    Publisher:   Tyrus Books (August 1, 2010)
    A soft-boiled detective story where The Big Lebowski meets Fletch--Harry Stein was a countercultural hero in the sixties, thanks to Smoke This Book, his cult classic on growing weed. Now he’s a small-time PI and hasn’t smoked dope for six years, afraid of losing joint custody of his daughter, Angie. Then two cases bring his old life back to centerstage: he’s hired to recover a marijuana grower’s new crop, bound for the medical marijuana market but ripped off by unsavory types hoping to sell it on the street
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    Highland Hellcat
    Author:   Mary Wine
    Genres:   Romance
    Publisher:   Sourcebooks Casablanca; Original edition (October 1, 2010)
    High-spirited Brina was raised to be a bride of Christ until handsome laird Connor Lindsey kidnaps her to be his wife and slowly introduces Brina to passion and love in a series of ardent encounters.
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    What's Up Down There?: Questions You'd Only Ask Your Gynecologist If She Was Your Best Friend
    Author:   Lissa Rankin
    Genres:   Women's Issues
    Publisher:   St. Martin's Griffin (September 28, 2010)
    A comprehensive response to the common and not so common questions women have about their bodies
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    A Bad Day for Sorry: A Crime Novel
    Author:   Sophie Littlefield
    Genres:   True Crime
    Publisher:   Minotaur Books; 1 edition (May 25, 2010)
    Stella Hardesty is a widow and survivor of domestic violence, who owns a sewing shop in a sleepy Missouri town. On the side, she solves problems and metes out justice on behalf of battered women, like Chrissy Shaw, whose abusive bully of an ex-husband, Roy Dean Shaw, absconds with Chrissy's baby, forcing Stella and Chrissy to team up as an unlikely crime-fighting duo in order to recover Chrissy's missing son.
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    Critical Condition: A Novel (Angels of Mercy)
    Author:   CJ Lyons
    Genres:   Thrillers/Suspense
    Publisher:   Jove; Original edition (November 30, 2010)
    In the middle of a New Year's Eve blizzard, the staff and patients of Angels of Mercy Hospital are held hostage by armed gunmen. Their target is Dr. Gina Freeman, who is holding vigil over her wounded fiancé, Detective Jerry Boyle. Stranded outside the hospital is ER physician Linda Fiore, whose past holds the secret the hitmen are willing to kill for. With the cold-blooded killers in control, no one may live to see the New Year.
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    Irene Goodman Literary Agency (old address)