My fabulous friends, Lisa and Laura, got their first book deal this week for A Kate Lowry Mystery: THE HAUNTING OF PEMBERLY BROWN.
After a long 5 month submission process.
They have fulfilled one dream in a long line of many. And Im so happy I've have been on this journey with them.
And of course to make it really official - here is the PW announcement. See it is real!
CHILDREN'S: YOUNG ADULT
Lisa Roecker and Laura Roecker's A Kate Lowry Mystery: THE HAUNTING OF PEMBERLY BROWN, a quick-witted mystery starring a private-school sleuth with attitude and pearls, who receives an email from her dead best friend, to Daniel Ehrenhaft at Sourcebooks, for publication in Spring 2011, by Catherine Drayton at Inkwell Management (NA).
Go to their blog to congratulate them and to get the dirty scoop on their publishing journey so far!