Janet Reid specializes in compelling fiction, particularly crime fiction; and narrative non-fiction. She’s always on the lookout for fabulous projects. Her publishing background includes fifteen years in book publicity with clients both famous and infamous. In her spare hours she drinks scotch and stalks Jack Reacher
She is actively looking for projects that show mastery of craft and originality. Recent sales include Faithful Unto Death by Stephanie Evans (Berkeley), Unraveling by Liz Norris (Harper), Purgatory Chasm by Steve Ulfelder (Minotaur); Die Twiceby Andrew Grant (Minotaur); The Breach trilogy by Patrick Lee (Harper); Crashers by Dana Haynes (Minotaur); County Line by Bill Cameron (F&W Crime); All Roads Lead Me Back to You by Kennedy Foster (Pocket); Final Evolution by Jeff Somers (Orbit); Q A (Timeless) Love Story by Evan Mandery (Harper); Siesta Lane by Amy Minato (Skyhorse);Declarations of a Dinosaur by Dr. Lucy Hornstein (Kaplan); The Pericles Commission by Gary Corby (Minotaur); The Man in the Empty Suit by Sean Ferrell (Soho); Brains by Robin Becker (Harper) The Little Book of Curses and Maledictions for Everyday Use by DawnRae Downton (Skyhorse).
Ms. Reid is a member of the literary agents professional association AAR, She’s an associate member of Mystery Writers of America and International Thriller Writers. She belongs to the American Library Association, Biographer’s International Organization, the American History Association and is a past board member of the NYC chapter of the Women’s National Book Association.
She keeps a blog with information about clients, answering questions about publishing and query letters, and other things that strike her interest at JetReidLiterary.blogspot.com and a blog critiquing query letters at QueryShark.blogspot.com.
Further information for new authors is also available at jetreidlitery.com.
Janet Reid is closed to queries until 12/31/2013.