Rights Available! The Next 'Big Little Lies'

Sally Hepworth's 'The Family Next Door,' along with Andrea Dunlop's 'She Regrets Nothing,' are both ripe for optioning.
Courtesy of St. Martin's Press

The Family Next Door (St. Martin's Press, March 6) by Sally Hepworth 
Agencies: Rob Weisbach Creative Management/CAA

Positioned as the next Big Little Lies (right down to its Australian author), Hepworth's fifth novel is an alternating point-of-view suburban drama about three young mothers and the mysterious childless single woman who moves into the neighborhood.

She Regrets Nothing (Washington Square, Feb. 6) by Andrea Dunlop
Agency: Paradigm

Touted as Gossip Girl for adults, Dunlop's third novel, about a newly orphaned 23-year-old who meets three rich cousins from her father's estranged family and is soon caught up in their wild New York City lives, has shown up on several 2018 must-read lists.

This story first appeared in the Jan. 31 issue of The Hollywood Reporter magazine. To receive the magazine, click here to subscribe.