10:30am PT by Andy Lewis, Rebecca Ford
Rights Available! New Horror Novel About a Supernatural Disappearance Up for Grabs
Disappearance at Devil's Rock (William Morrow) by Paul Tremblay
Agencies: APA, Inkwell
Stephen King and Robert Downey Jr. (who optioned his previous novel) are two of the horror writer's fans. In his latest, a boy's vanishing might have a supernatural explanation.
Homegoing (Knopf) by Yaa Gyasi
Ta-Nehisi Coates has lauded this debut novel, which netted a $1 million advance. The three-century saga of the families of two Ghanian sisters — one sold into slavery in America, the other married to a British official — has drawn comparisons to Roots and Toni Morrison's work.
This story first appeared in the July 15 issue of The Hollywood Reporter magazine. To receive the magazine, click here to subscribe.