Rights Available! A Mashup of 'Stranger Things' and 'Martha Marcy May Marlene'

Claudia Dey's 'Heartbreaker' and Louisa Luna's 'Two Girls Down' are both ripe for optioning.
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'Heartbreaker' by Claudia Dey

Heartbreaker (HarperCollins CA, April 17; U.S. Random House, TBA) by Claudia Dey 
Agency: UTA

An attention-grabber at the Frankfurt Book Fair, this genre-bending novel from the Toronto-based writer serves a mashup of Stranger Things (everyone is stuck in a creepy version of the '80s) and Martha Marcy May Marlene (a woman disappears from a cult).

Two Girls Down (Doubleday, Jan. 9) by Louisa Luna 
Agency: APA

Luna's cinematic fourth novel is getting early buzz as her breakout hit and a winter title to watch. An enigmatic female bounty hunter and a disgraced former cop team up to help a single mother find her two daughters abducted from a mall parking lot.

This story first appeared in the Dec. 6 issue of The Hollywood Reporter magazine. To receive the magazine, click here to subscribe.