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    NOT A DROP TO DRINK by Mindy McGuinns

    Mindy McGinnis's dystopian young adult debut novel NOT A DROP TO DRINK has been published by HarperCollins Publishers. Her agent, Adriann Ranta at Wolf Literary Services, helped score her a six-figure two-book deal. The book's film rights have also been optioned by international bestselling Twilight author Stephanie Meyer's film production company.

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    STITCHING SNOW by RC LEWIS

    RC Lewis' debut novel STITCHING SNOW has been published by Disney-Hyperion. Her agent, Jennifer Laughran at the Andrea Brown Literary Agency, helped score her a six-figure two-book deal.

  • Agent Query Success Stories
    THE CHRONICLES OF VLADIMIR TOD
    by Heather Brewer

    Heather Brewer's debut vampire series, THE CHRONICLES OF VLADIMIR TOD was sold to major publisher Penguin Books through her agent Michael Bourret at Dystel & Goderich Literary, and went on to hit the New York Times bestsellers list!

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    DEPARTMENT OF LOST & FOUND
    by Allison Winn Scotch

    Allison Winn Scotch's debut novel THE DEPARTMENT OF LOST AND FOUND was sold to major publisher HarperCollins/William Morrow, at auction, by her agent Elisabeth Weed of Weed Literary. Allison has since gone on to become a New York Times bestselling author!

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    SISTERS QUEEN by Sophie Perinot

    Sophie Perinot's historical fiction debut novel, SISTERS QUEEN, about two royal sisters, Marguerite and Eleanor, who achieved greatness in the 13th century as Queens of France and England has been published by Penguin/New American Library and garnered recognition on several notable "Best Books of the Year" lists!

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    A HIGHLAND HOME by Cali MacKay

    Cali MacKay was one of the first AQ users to fully embrace indie self-publishing; now, she has self-published more than 10 novels available through major retailers like Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and Apple's iBookstore and she has gone on to become a USAToday and New York Times Bestselling author!

AgentQuery Members and Their Publishing Success Stories!


After ten years of offering our signature AQ publishing advice, support and literary agent database—100% for free—we're thrilled to be able to boast about our AQ success stories, including AQ users who found their very first agents through AgentQuery.com. Many of these authors—through their literary agents—have scored six-figure book deals and gone on to become New York Times best selling authors. And if that wasn't enough, several of our AQ users are riding the indie self-publishing wave, garnering massive monthly earnings and bestselling successes.

Still don't believe us? Well, believe our AQ users and their success stories. And then, prepare yourself and your manuscript to embark on your own quest for publication.

NOT A DROP TO DRINK by Mindy McGuinns

Mindy McGinnis's dystopian young adult debut novel NOT A DROP TO DRINK has been published by HarperCollins Publishers. Her agent, Adriann Ranta at Wolf Literary Services, helped score her a six-figure two-book deal. The book's film rights have also been optioned by international bestselling Twilight author Stephanie Meyer's film production company.

STITCHING SNOW by RC LEWIS

RC Lewis' debut novel STITCHING SNOW has been published by Disney-Hyperion. Her agent, Jennifer Laughran at the Andrea Brown Literary Agency, helped score her a six-figure two-book deal.

New York Times Bestselling Series THE CHRONICLES OF VLADIMIR TOD by Heather Brewer

Heather Brewer's debut vampire series, THE CHRONICLES OF VLADIMIR TOD was sold to major publisher Penguin Books through her agent Michael Bourret at Dystel & Goderich Literary. The series successfully made the New York Times bestsellers list!

DEPARTMENT OF LOST & FOUND by New York Times Bestselling Author Allison Winn Scotch

Allison Winn Scotch's debut novel THE DEPARTMENT OF LOST AND FOUND was sold to major publisher HarperCollins/William Morrow, at auction, by her agent Elisabeth Weed of Weed Literary. Allison has since gone on to become a New York Times bestselling author!

SISTERS QUEEN by Sophie Perinotx

Sophie Perinot's historical fiction debut novel, SISTERS QUEEN, about two royal sisters, Marguerite and Eleanor, who achieved greatness in the 13th century as Queens of France and England has been by Penguin/New American Library.

A HIGHLAND HOME by Cali MacKay

Cali MacKay was one of the first AQ users to fully embrace indie self-publishing; now, she has published more than 10 novels available through major retailers like Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and Apple's iBookstore and she has gone on to become a USAToday and New York Times Bestselling author!

MONSTROUS by MarcyKate Connolly

MarcyKate Connolly's debut novel, MONSTROUS, has been published by publisher Harper Children's. Her agent, Suzie Townsend at New Leaf Literary & Media, helped sell the book at auction in a two-book deal.

EXTRACTION by Stephanie Diaz

Nineteen-year-old film student Stephanie Diaz's debut EXTRACTION trilogy has been published by St. Martin's. Her agent, Alison Fargis at Stonesong helped sell the book at auction, in a three-book deal.