Susan Crandall’s next novel, WHISTLING PAST THE GRAVEYARD, was sold to to Karen Kosztolnyik at Gallery Books / Simon and Schuster, in a pre-empt, by Jennifer Schober of Spencerhill Associates (World). WHISTLING PAST THE GRAVEYARD, set in 1963 Mississippi about a nine-year-old white girl who runs away from home and finds an unlikely ally in a lonely black woman suffering from loss and abuse, and through a series of events, they embark on a Deep South road trip that leads to healing and self-discovery. The book is scheduled to be in bookstores summer 2013!
The prestigious Holt Medallion was awarded to Sleep No More in the category of Novel with Strong Romantic Elements.
Sleep No More was honored at RomCon in Denver with the Reader’s Crown Award for Mainstream Women’s Fiction. RomCon is an annual conference dedicated to romance and women’s fiction. The Reader’s Crown was also sponsored by Borders.