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This is the online archive of his unique collection of specimens. Creatures and artifacts thought to be nothing more than myth. But this is no fairytale, for he was a scientist, and empirical evidence and rational thought hold sway here.
The four Fitzgerald-Trout siblings live together on a lush tropical island, sleeping in their car, bathing in the ocean, and driving anywhere they need to go. If they put their minds to it, they can do anything. Even, they hope, find a real home and possibly save the world.
The story of Erwin van Haarlem, a Cold War secret agent whose stolen identity broke the heart of an innocent woman who thought she’d found her long-lost son. To maintain his cover, the spy deceived the woman, Johanna, for 11 years, until MI5 agents caught him red-handed transmitting coded messages.
A fictional memoir of Christina Olson, who seemed destined for a small life in her family’s home in Maine due to an incapacitating illness but for more than twenty years, she was an inspiration for the artist Andrew Wyeth and became the subject of one of the best-known American paintings.
Actors Reese Witherspoon and Nicole Kidman are teaming up with their production companies, Pacific Standard and Blossom Films, respectively, to develop Truly Madly Guilty. They have optioned the film rights for the novel by Australian author Liane Moriarty.
Takes place over a weekend between six adults and three children and explores the most fundamental relationships —marriage, sex, parenthood and friendship — and how too often we don’t appreciate how extraordinary our ordinary lives are until it’s too late.
Random House Studio has acquired the rights to Here and Gone from author Haylen Beck for a feature adaptation. The book, set to be published next year, is being pitched in the vein of Gone Girl
The debut psychological thriller from Michelle Adams isn’t set to hit the bookshelves until the spring of 2017, but the TV and film rights are already starting to cause a stir on the market.
The novel begins in the early 1900s, when a young man named Tomás discovers in the archives of Lisbon an ancient journal describing an extraordinary artifact that he believes will challenge the church’s understanding of religion forever and sets out for the High Mountains of Portugal in search of it.
Yann Martel, the author best known for Life Of Pi, is set to debut his latest novel The High Mountains of Portugal in February but with film and television rights currently up for grabs, the title is already generating buzz in Hollywood.
Lindsay Mattick’s expressive and honey-sweet children’s tale Finding Winnie was previously under option with Brett Ratner’s RatPac Entertainment, but is once again available on the rights market. The children’s picture book recounts the true story of Winnie, a bear that later become the inspiration for ‘Winnie the Pooh’.
Dreamworks has picked up Mystic River and Gone, Baby, Gone novelist Dennis Lehane’s latest after a heated bidding war. The psychological thriller looks to be the next in Lehane’s long-list of big screen adaptations.