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Maha Hussain – YA Fantasy – BLOOD LIKE FIRE

Dear Agents, When Muslim-American Ariana Baten is haunted by an ominous jinn overlord, she and her murderous imaginary friend must team up to stop the overlord from using his fire magic to destroy the universe. When Ariana first begins to hear the jinn’s voice inside her head, she finds she can no longer control herself. As the creature grows inside

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Sarah Talton – YA Sci-Fi – CHRYSALIS

Dear agents, The night seventeen-year-old Liv loses the most important game of her e-sports career begins just like any other. She positions the puke-bucket inside her gamepod. She dons a biosuit. She connects to LegionCorp’s cloud via the computer implant in her skull. Forty-nine wins. One more win and she’s free. But in the game, something goes terribly, inexplicably wrong.

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Stefany Valentine – YA High Fantasy – TRIBE OF LIGHT AND SHADOW

Dear (Agent), When a rival nation invades Tanchichek and slays the royal family, Aziah, a sixteen-year-old mage, must take the place of her dead twin brother and join an all-male competition to become the next King of her country. TRIBE OF LIGHT AND SHADOW, complete at 99,000 words, is a YA high fantasy Mulan retelling set in a Mesoamerican inspired world. It is

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Michael Lunsford – MG Paranormal – DEREK HYDE KNOWS SPOOKY WHEN HE SEES IT

Dear Agent, Twelve-year-old Derek Hyde isn’t tingling with undiluted joy that the spookiest old mansion in town is about to become the Hyde Funeral Home & Used Coffin Outlet. Especially since he has to live there with his mortician parents, Jack and Formalda. Of course, being driven in the family hearse to his first day at middle school doesn’t exactly

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Catherine Bowdler – Upper MG Mystery – MOTH

Dear Agent, I am currently seeking representation for my upper MG novel, Moth. Home-educated Rosy, mute since her mother’s death, slowly discovers her voice with the help of a mysterious boy, young specimen hunter Iren, set against the backdrop of Oxford’s Natural History Museum. Using the museum’s resources and her wits, Rosy embarks on solving the long-forgotten disappearance of a

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Anne Boyere – MG Humour – MILK MOON

Dear Agents, MILK MOON, is a humorous, MG novel complete at 40,000 words, where Wallace and Gromit, Curse of the Were-rabbit meets The Granny Project by Anne Fine. Thirteen-year-old Prunille hoped the Milk Moon would heal Clemen-Gran’s stroke-damaged brain, not change her into a werecow. With the help of her younger sister, Prunille discovers the local island of Toussaint might

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Lois Johnson – YA Contemporary – ONE FOR SORROW

Dear Showcase Agents, ONE FOR SORROW is a 63,000 word contemporary YA novel about the consuming power of first love and a relationship shattered by jealousy, betrayal and revenge. How can identical twins be strangers? Shared dreams bound them together . . . now secrets tear them apart. Fourteen-year old Evie feels abandoned when her twin, Nat, shuts her out

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Nicole Brake – YA Fantasy – CHASING BLOOD AND SCOUNDRELS

Dear Agents, Seventeen-year-old bounty hunter Annora is determined to catch the notorious outlaw who nearly stole her life. When she learns the killer has entered a deadly tournament to buy his freedom, she must enter too or risk losing her only shot at revenge. Annora’s maimed hand is a constant reminder that Gabian Zola—renowned outlaw, killer, and feared Northman— is

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Lydia Massiah – YA Historical (and ghost story) – TROGLODYTE

This manuscript is no longer available for requests. Dear Agents, Inspired by terrifying caving experiences in Somerset, ‘Troglodyte’, my YA novel, combines historical fiction with a ghost story, and is told in a dual timeline. ‘Troglodyte’ was recently shortlisted for the Wells Children’s novel competition, and last year was longlisted for Mslexia’s Novel Competition. When seventeen year old OWEN opens

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