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CURRENTLY AVAILABLE TITLES

Publishers interested in receiving a manuscript or proposal for any of these titles, please email barbara@barbarabraunagency.com.

FICTION

Literary:

Mystery/Thriller:

BY JOHN BREWER
BLACK POINT
Set in the upscale summer resort area of Prout's Neck, Maine, this debut thriller follows driven young sociopath Burchard Look, who yearns to break free of his gently ineffectual parents and share in the sybaritic life of aging Dory Harmon (the ruling community doyenne with a mysterious link to painter Winslow Homer), Winny Wentworth (a wealthy and unscrupulous art dealer), his luscious daughter, and privileged young son. A brilliant saga of duplicity, brutality, and revenge.

BY MICHAEL LINDGREN
TEN DAYS GONE
In the first of a planned series about tough, wiseass Army vet Sid Czernofsky, Lindgren has him on a quixotic mission to locate his troubled runaway teenage niece. His quest takes him through the dark, hopeless landscape of struggling rural America at the onset of the opioid epidemic; vivid, heartfelt and cinematic.

NON-FICTION

BY BETSY SMALL CAMPBELL

BEFORE, BEFORE

Campbell was an early Peace Corps volunteer in Sierra Leone who became deeply involved with the inhabitants of a small jungle village, which taught her a great deal that inhabitants of the so-called First World don't know. It's narrative nonfiction that reads like a novel and packs a lingering punch.

BY MICHAEL "MANNY FACES" CONFORTI
HIP-HOP CAN SAVE AMERICA: SOLUTIONS FROM A CULTURE OF INNOVATION

A deep insider in the hip-hop world details the many ways in which the attitudes and emotions enshrined in the culture can help heal the rifts in America, expand its culture--and even improve city planning.

Host & Producer of News Beat, winner of Best Podcast at 2018 NY Press Club Journalism Awards

BY SCOTT REMER
IN SEARCH OF REAL DEMOCRACY: A MILLENNIAL MAKES THE CASE FOR DEMOCRATIC SOCIALISM
Many of Bernie Sanders' strongest supporters were young millennials, and one of them, a brilliant Yale grad now studying at Cambridge, has stepped up to make the case for a real alternative that can break the hopeless deadlock American politics is currently mired in.