van Haitsma Literary

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van Haitsma Literary, a boutique agency on the West Coast, was founded by Sally van Haitsma in 2010. Sally previously agented six years at the Castiglia Literary Agency and prior to that, apprenticed at the Sandra Dijkstra Literary Agency.

Some of the titles Sally represents include New York Times bestseller Wesley the Owl by Stacey O’Brien (Simon & Schuster); America Libre and House Divided by Raul Ramos y Sanchez (Grand Central); Hick by Andrea Portes (Unbridled Books, adapted for film: starring Chloe Moretz, Blake Lively & Eddie Redmayne); Big Brown by Greg Niemann (Wiley); NATO 2.0 by Sarwar Kashmeri (Potomac Books); Does this Mean You’ll See Me Naked? by Robert Webster (Sourcebooks); Illuminations by Mark Tompkins (Ten Speed/Random House); Film School by Steve Boman (BenBella Books) and The Leisure Seeker by Michael Zadoorian (HarperCollins).

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Death-Defying Nina
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 44,410. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2012 and represented by van Haitsma Literary. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family relationships
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A true story about three sisters and a mother of a mid-life crisis.
Dearest
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 61,270. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2012 and represented by van Haitsma Literary. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
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In this touchingly weird and wonderful story, veterinarian Amelia Payne is unwillingly drawn into the carnival world of her youth, where she not only finds her missing charm bracelet--a family heirloom that spells out D E A R E S T in gemstones--but is reunited with Maize the Clown, the mother who abandoned her.
So L.A.
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 90,490. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2012 and represented by van Haitsma Literary. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
(5.00)
A fresh-faced San Joaquin Valley girl masterminds a wildly successful bottled water empire only to find herself sidelined as a pampered Beverly Hills wife. To escape an unraveling marriage and her twin brother's tragic death, Magdalena embraces the L.A. lifestyle with a comic vengeance. ”This is a book Joan Didion will wish she’d written!” — Chris Abani, author of Graceland
Vampires of Bustamante
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 95,750. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2012 and represented by van Haitsma Literary. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
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A south-of-the-border detective investigates grisly murders traced to a secret cabal known as Grupo Vampiro.
Bohemia by the Bay
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 66,320. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2012 and represented by van Haitsma Literary. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
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Outbidding rivals for an obscure turn-of-the century painting, San Francisco art dealer and man-about-town Mal Gerard finds himself implicated in a string of art thefts and murders after a competitor is found dead in his favorite recliner. Now the lead suspect, Mal and hipster girlfriend Nina Farkis dodge cops and crooks to prove his innocence and stay alive in this modern noir mystery.
Junction, Utah
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,950. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2013 and represented by van Haitsma Literary. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
(4.50)
2014 Willa Literary Award Winner for Original Fiction - Set against the breathtaking environs of Junction, Utah, 28-year-old river guide Madeline Kruse confronts her father's painful legacy in the midst of the joys and struggles of a small Mormon ranching community, and one family - and one man- in particular.


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