- by Deidre Knight
red_fire_cover written by Deidre Knight. Other posts written by Deidre Knight. About the Author: Deidre Knight is a literary agent, mom, wife, novelist and southern woman, and proud to answer to all of these titles. Before she founded The Knight Agency in 1996, Deidre worked behind the camera in movies and television. During the thirteen years since she launched her literary agency, she has grown The Knight Agency to national prominence, shepherding authors on to every major bestseller list. With agency sales of more than 1,000 titles to major publishers, a large percentage of which are in the categories of romance and women’s fiction, Deidre has established a reputation for discovering vivid and unique storytellers and is considered an industry expert on the hot trends of paranormal fiction and urban fantasy. Writing in these genres, she creates fresh characters and strong, emotional storylines. As an author, Deidre has been described not only as “outstanding” and “emotionally evocative,” but also as having “tremendous verve and a great knack for character and smart scenes.” Deidre’s innovative novels have been nominated for a plethora of accolades including the PEARL, the PRISM, the NOR, the JABIC and the STRCA. Deidre began her writing career at age nine, when her award-winning essay on Barbie was published in her hometown newspaper, The Atlanta Journal and Constitution. She has been writing in one form or another ever since. After nearly a decade of working with Knight Agency clients, helping them discover their creative potential, Deidre’s dream of writing romance came true in the form of her debut series THE MIDNIGHT WARRIORS which launched with PARALLEL ATTRACTION in the spring of 2006. Deidre's riveting new series, THE GODS OF MIDNIGHT, chronicles the journey of seven passionate and immortal Spartan warriors who battle demons in contemporary Savannah. The first book in the series, RED FIRE, was released on October 7, 2008, and the series’ next installment, RED KISS, will premiere June 2, 2009. Her contemporary romance novel, BUTTERFLY TATTOO, released in e-format from Samhain Publishing on April 21st of this year, and will publish in print on February 1, 2010. She has often described this particular novel as “the work of her heart,” and is thrilled that Samhain has chosen to publish it.
Posted in on June 15th, 2009 RSS 2.0
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