Sobel Weber Associates, Inc.

Foreign Rights

   
Haylen Beck HERE AND GONE (Crown)
The children of a young mother driving across America in flight from an abusive husband are taken from her and seem to vanish. Film rights for HERE AND GONE sold to Random House Studio in conjunction with Meridian Entertainment
     
  Verus
Domino
HarperCollins
DTV
Metaixmio
Uitgeverij Q
Alexandra
Yediot
La Nave di Teseo
Czarza Owca
Presenca
Herg Benet
Salamandra
Harvill Secker
Brazil
Czech Republic
France
Germany
Greece
Holland
Hungary
Israel
Italy
Poland
Portugal
Romania
Spain
U.K.
     
  LOST AND FOUND [forthcoming] (Crown)
When a young boy goes missing, his desperate mother turns to the police. They manage to track down the kidnapper, but she refuses to release the boy, claiming that she is his mother.
     
  Domino
HarperCollins
DTV
Uitgeverij Q
Yediot
La Nave di Teseo
Harvill Secker
Czech Republic
France
Germany
Holland
Israel
Italy
U.K.
     
James Carlos Blake THE WAYS OF WOLFE (Grove)
A manhunt ensues when the heir apparent to the Wolfe criminal dynasty and an inmate with ties to a major cartel are chased down the Rio Grande and into the desert after escaping prison.
     
  No Exit Press U.K.
   
  THE HOUSE OF WOLFE (Grove)
When a member of the Wolfe family of notorious outlaws is kidnapped, her kin on both sides of the border try desperately to find her before it is too late.
     
  Rivages
No Exit Press
France
U.K.
   
  THE RULES OF WOLFE (Grove)
An introduction to the Wolfes, a clan whose roots run deep on both sides of the Mexico-U.S. border and whose prevailing interests straddle both sides of the law. 
     
  Rivages
No Exit Press
France
U.K.
   
William Boyle GRAVESEND [September 2018] (Pegasus)
The brother of a murder victim, just released from prison, seeks venegeance. Set in Brooklyn.
   
  Rivages
Polar Verlag
Polis
No Exit Press
France
Germany
Greece
U.K.
     
  THE LONELY WITNESS (Pegasus)
A character-driven novel of murder and mayhem, involving a woman who lives a solitary life until she sees a man killed and, instead of calling the police, begins to track the killer.
   
  Gallmeister
Polar Verlag
No Exit Press
France
Germany
U.K.
   
  A FRIEND IS A GIFT YOU GIVE YOURSELF [Spring 2019] (Pegasus)
In a disparate pairing, two women in their 60's - the widow of a Mafia captain and an ex-porn star - join forces in some of the funniest and deadliest scenes in fiction.
   
  Gallmeister
No Exit Press
France
U.K.
   
Wiley Cash THE LAST BALLAD (Morrow)
A mystery surrounds the murder of an activist millworker in the 1920's South. Winner of the Weatherford Award for Appalachian Fiction.
     
  Faber & Faber U.K.
   
Tom Clavin DODGE CITY (St. Martin's)
Bestselling book about the Golden Age of the American West
   
  Machado Libros Spain
   
T. J. English THE CORPORATION (William Morrow)
The amazing true story of the rise and fall of a Cuban/American gang whose leaders were trained by the CIA for the Bay of Pigs Invasion and later supported as heroes. Film rights sold to Paramount for Leonardo DiCaprio/Appian Way; to star Benicio Del Toro
   
  Pan Macmillan
HarperCollins
Flammarion
Heyne
Piemme
Hayakawa
Otwarte
Debate
Blink
Australia
Brazil
France
Germany
Italy
Japan
Poland
Spain
U.K.
   
Jordan Harper
LOVE AND OTHER WOUNDS (Ecco) 
A gripping and violent debut story collection.
     
  Actes Sud
Simon & Schuster
France
U.K.
   
  SHE RIDES SHOTGUN (Ecco)
(U.K. title: A LESSON IN VIOLENCE)
A father and his precocious daughter on the run from both the police and a vicious Aryan gang. Film rights sold in a major deal to multi-award winners Parkes + MacDonald with the author writing the script. A Mystery Writers of America 2018 Edgar Award Winner for Best First Novel.
     
  Actes Sud
Ullstein
Einaudi
Hayakawa
R.H. Korea Ltd.
Simon & Schuster
France
Germany
Italy
Japan
Korea
U.K.
     
Eugenia Kim THE KINSHIP OF SECRETS [November 2018] (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt)
From the award-winning author of THE CALLIGRAPHER'S DAUGHTER, the riveting story of two sisters, one raised in the U.S., the other in South Korea, and the family that kept them bound together even as the Korean War kept them apart.
   
  Bloomsbury
U.K.
   
James L. Nelson
The Norsemen Saga: Vikings in Ireland (Fore Topsail Press)
Award-winning author James Nelson brings to life the dramatic, brutal, and little-known stories of the Vikings' descent on Ireland.
   
  FIN GALL
  Germany/Bastei Lübbe; Italy/Mondadori; Russia/Hemiro Ltd.; Spain/Pamies
  DUBH-LINN
  Germany/Bastei Lübbe; Italy/Mondadori; Russia/Hemiro Ltd.; Spain/Pamies
  LORD OF VIK-LO 
  Germany/Bastei Lübbe; Italy/Mondadori; Russia/Hemiro Ltd.
  GLENDALOUGH FAIR
  Germany/Bastei Lübbe; Russia/Hemiro Ltd.
  NIGHT WOLF
  Germany/Bastei Lübbe
  RAIDER'S WAKE
  Germany/Bastei Lübbe
  LOCH GARMAN
  Germany/Bastei Lübbe
   
Viet Thanh Nguyen
THE SYMPATHIZER (Grove)
A literary spy novel set in Saigon and Los Angeles. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, as well as the MWA Edgar Award for Best First Novel, the ALA Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Fiction and the Center for Fiction's Debut Novel Award.
   
  Arab Scientific Publishers
Alfaguara
Empuries
Shanghai Translation Publishing
Jota
Belfond
Karl Blessing Verlag
Utopia
Uitgeverij Marmer
Alexandra
Babel
Neri Pozza
Hayawaka
Minumsa
Muza
Elsinore - 20/20
Editura Art
Corpus
Laguna
Absynt
Planeta
Tranan
Marco Polo Press
Epsilon Yayinlari
Corsair
Hemiro Ltd
Nha Nam
Arabic
Brazil
Catalan
China
Czech Republic
France
Germany
Greece
Holland
Hungary
Israel
Italy
Japan
Korea
Poland
Portugal
Romania
Russia
Serbia
Slovakia
Spain
Sweden
Taiwan
Turkey
U.K.
Ukraine
Vietnam
   
  THE REFUGEES (Grove)
A short story collection.
   
  Arab Scientific Publishers
Shanghai Translation Publishing
Belfond
Karl Blessing Verlag
Uitgeverij Marmer
Neri Pozza
SolumBokvennen
Elsinore - 20/20
Editura Art
Planeta
Tranan
Marco Polo Press
Epsilon Yayinlari
Corsair
Phuong Nam
Arabic
China
France
Germany
Holland
Italy
Norway
Portugal
Romania
Spain
Sweden
Taiwan
Turkey
U.K.
Vietnam
   
  THE COMMITTED [forthcoming] (Grove)
The sequel to the author's award-winning debut novel - which opens in Paris.
   
  Alfaguara/Companhia das Letras
Belfond
Karl Blessing Verlag
Neri Pozza
Hayakawa
Elsinore: 20/20
Corsair
Brazil
France
Germany
Italy
Japan
Portugal
U.K.
   
Brian Panowich BULL MOUNTAIN (Putnam)
A multi-generational story of a violent criminal family in rural Georgia in this novel and its sequel. Film rights optioned by ITV.
   
  Shanghai Translation Publishing
Actes Sud
Suhrkamp
NN Editore
Siruela
Head of Zeus
China
France
Germany
Italy
Spain
U.K.
   
  LIKE LIONS [sequel: Spring 2019] (St. Martin's Press)
   
  Shanghai Translation Publishing
Actes Sud
Suhrkamp
NN Editore
Head of Zeus
China
France
Germany
Italy
U.K.
     
Richard Russo EVERYBODY'S FOOL (Knopf)
The bestselling follow-up to the author's beloved novel NOBODY'S FOOL, set ten years later, returning to the small town of North Bath, New York, and featuring some of the same quirky characters.
   
  Citic Press Coporation
La Table Ronde
DuMont Verlag
Signatuur/Bruna
Navona
Allen & Unwin U.K.
China
France
Germany
Holland
Spain
U.K.
   
  TRAJECTORY (Knopf)
Comprised of four novellas, TRAJECTORY demonstrates Russo's mastery of the short form. As in his novels, the author creates characters that jump off the page and tug at the heart.
   
  La Table Ronde
DuMont Verlag
Navona
Allen & Unwin U.K.
France
Germany
Spain
U.K.
     
  THE DESTINY THIEF (Knopf)
From the Pulitzer Prize-winning author, a collection of essays on writers, writing, and life.
   
  Larrad Ediciones
Allen & Unwin U.K.
Spain
U.K.
     
Laura Lee Smith THE ICE HOUSE (Grove)
From a writer of wry humor and warmth, a heartrending tale of a man on the verge - of losing his livelihood and of losing forever his relationship with his only son.
   
Peter Swanson THE KIND WORTH KILLING (William Morrow)
A twisty tale involving two psychopathic women who know how to get away with murder. U.K. Crime Writers Association Steel Dagger nominee. A Richard & Judy selection and an international bestseller.
   
 
Globo
Bard
Ara Llibres
Chinese Friendship Publishing
Znanje
Paseka
Anton & Ludwig
Paikese Kirjastus
Calmann-Levy
Blanvalet
Dioptra Publishing
Cargo/De Bezige Bij
GeneralPress
Dani Books
Einaudi
Tokyo Sogensha Ltd.
Purunsoop
Kontinent
Alma Littera Ltd.
Sakam Knigi
Cappelen Damm
Marginesy
Presenca
Litera
Byblos Ltd.
Laguna
Aktuell
Planeta
Southside Stories
Eurasian
Jamsai
Altin Kitaplar
Faber & Faber

Brazil
Bulgaria
Catalan
China
Croatia
Czech Republic
Denmark
Estonia
France
Germany
Greece
Holland
Hungary
Israel
Italy
Japan
Korea
Latvia
Lithuania
Macedonia
Norway
Poland
Portugal
Romania
Russia
Serbia
Slovakia
Spain
Sweden
Taiwan
Thailand
Turkey
U.K.

     
  HER EVERY FEAR (William Morrow)
Fleeing the trauma of her past, a young Englishwoman swaps apartments with a cousin in Boston - only to be confronted with her worst nightmares.
   
  Globo
Paikese Kirjastus
Calmann Levy
Blanvalet
GeneralPress
Dani Books
Einaudi
Tokyo Sogensha Ltd.
Prunsoop
Cappelen Damm
Marginesy
Hemiro Ltd
Altin Kitaplar
Faber & Faber
Brazil
Estonia
France
Germany
Hungary
Israel
Italy
Japan
Korea
Norway
Poland
Russia
Turkey
U.K.
     
  ALL THE BEAUTIFUL LIES (William Morrow)
A grieving son, a manipulative woman, and a heartbroken mistress end up on a collision course in small town Maine, where death stalks the innocent and the guilty.
   
  Bookmedia
Blanvalet
GeneralPress
Dani Books
Einaudi
Kontinent
Cappelen Damm
Marginesy
Litera
Faber & Faber
Czech Republic
Germany
Hungary
Israel
Italy
Latvia
Norway
Poland
Romania
U.K.
     
  BEFORE SHE KNEW HIM [March 2019] (William Morrow)
What starts with a neighborly dinner invitation spirals into madness and obsession that can only end in murder.
   
  Einaudi
Cappelen Damm
Faber & Faber
Italy
Norway
U.K.