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I am delighted to report that my novel OTHER THAN HONORABLE, aka Not!Sherlock, has sold to Harper Voyager in a two-book deal. The tentative release date is Summer 2018, with the sequel coming out the following year. Here is the announcement in Publishers Marketplace:

Claire O'Dell's OTHER THAN HONORABLE, in which Dr. Janet Watson and FBI Agent Sara Holmes, two black and LGBTQA women, must discover who is murdering veterans from America's New Civil War using espionage, advanced technology, and deduction, to Amber Oliver at Harper Voyager, for publication in Summer 2018, by Amanda Rutter (World Rights).

The novel first went out on submission at the end of February last year. After one rewrite request, two phone calls with two different editors, and a lot of anxious waiting, the offer came through last week. (But I had to wait for the go-ahead before I said anything in public.)

And now I have deadlines. Edits are due in May. An outline for the sequel, which I've tenatively named Separation from Service, is due September. And given recent horrible events, I need to rework the political backstory.

I am both excited and daunted.

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Date: 2017-02-03 02:56 pm (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] larryhammer
Congrats!

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Date: 2017-02-03 02:59 pm (UTC)

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Date: 2017-02-03 03:23 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] 1crowdedhour.livejournal.com
Congratulations! Sounds AMAZING!

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Date: 2017-02-04 02:02 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] beth-bernobich.livejournal.com
Thank you! I so love this book, and I'm glad it found a good home.

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Date: 2017-02-03 04:29 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] marthawells.livejournal.com
Yay again! So glad to hear this!

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Date: 2017-02-04 02:06 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] beth-bernobich.livejournal.com
Thank you! I was a bit bummed they didn't want my original pen name--they said they wanted me to use a female one--but on second thought, I'm glad.

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Date: 2017-02-04 02:10 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] beth-bernobich.livejournal.com
Thank you! You are at the top of the list for review ARCs, btw.

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Date: 2017-02-05 09:47 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] hawkwing-lb.livejournal.com
I shall endeavour not to expire of impatience while I wait. :)

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Date: 2017-02-03 08:17 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] aryanhwy.livejournal.com
This is such fantastic news! Congratulations.

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Date: 2017-02-04 02:10 pm (UTC)

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Date: 2017-02-03 09:13 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] cathellisen.livejournal.com
YAY!!!!

I am super happy for you. :D

many congrats on the sale.

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Date: 2017-02-04 02:09 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] beth-bernobich.livejournal.com
Thank you! Today I need to set up a Pinterest board for cover ideas. (My editor suggested that.)

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Date: 2017-02-04 02:19 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] cathellisen.livejournal.com
oooh nice to hear they are interested in your thoughts on covers.

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Date: 2017-02-04 02:39 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] dormouse-in-tea.livejournal.com
Eeeeeee! Most excellent news!

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Date: 2017-02-04 02:04 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] beth-bernobich.livejournal.com
Thank you! I told my husband that he deserved an award for supporting me through all the anxious waiting. :)

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Date: 2017-02-04 05:31 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] hrj.livejournal.com
OK, I know I've said it in other places already, but THIS IS SO FABULOUS!!!!!!

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Date: 2017-02-04 02:03 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] beth-bernobich.livejournal.com
Thank you! Gay protagonists FTW!

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Date: 2017-02-05 02:26 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] elialshadowpine.livejournal.com
Eee! CONGRATS. I so can't wait to read this. :D

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Date: 2017-02-06 01:35 pm (UTC)

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