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Read Sophie's initial query letter


Book deal! I’m co-authoring a juicy beach read with Lauren Gershell, to be released in 2019. Here’s the Publishers Weekly announcement:

"Lauren Gershell and Sophie Littlefield's UNTIL IT BURNS, pitched as BIG LITTLE LIES meets PRIMATES OF PARK AVENUE, about high-stakes friendship and murder at the hottest exercise studio on the Upper East Side, to Shauna Summers at Ballantine, at auction, by Jenni Ferrari-Adler at Union Literary and Barbara Poelle at Irene Goodman Agency (World)."


For a limited time you can get The Missing Place for only $1.99!

The Missing Place is nominated for the Best Mystery Macavity Award from Mystery Readers International and Mystery Readers Journal.

House of Glass is nominated for Book of the Year by RT BookReviews.

For a limited time, The Missing Place is available as an e-book for $1.99.


House of Glass

Sophie is featured in LA Times article on Young Adult fiction.

For a limited time, two of the Stella Hardesty mysteries (A Bad Day for Scandal, A Bad Day for Mercy) are available as e-books for $2.99 each.

House of Glass was named to Working Mother magazine's Mother's Day top picks!

House of Glass awarded the RT BookReviews Seal of Excellence!

RT BookReviews makes House of Glass a Top Pick—4 1/2 stars!



For a limited time, the first in the Joe Bashir detective series, Blood Bond, is available as an e-book for $1.99.

Aftertime, Rebirth, and Horizon reissued in mass market with gorgeous new covers.

Sophie signed a deal with Gallery Books for two new novels to be published in 2014 and 2015.

Garden of Stones has been chosen as Target's Book Club pick for March 2013.


Booklist interviews Sophie about Garden of Stones. Check out other interviews with Sophie on her About Sophie page.

Horizon tops Barnes & Noble's Best Apocalyptic Fiction of 2012, chosen by reviewer Paul Goat Allen

Horizon named to "12 Best Books of 2012" at All Things Urban Fantasy—both Abagail's and Julia's lists!

Horizon named to My Bookish Ways Best Books of 2012

*Two* of the TOP MYSTERIES of 2012 spots went to Sophie's books: both Blood Bond and A Bad Day for Mercy were chosen by BADASS BOOK REVIEWS!

Hanging by a Thread

Pocket Books releases Blood Bond, the first novel featuring Pakistani-American detective Joe Bashir, as an ebook exclusive on November 20th.

Delacorte Books for Young Readers releases Hanging by a Thread. Kirkus calls it "intriguing and entertaining."

New series! Simon & Schuster's Pocket Books will publish two novels featuring Joe Bashir, a Pakistani-American detective in a wealthy San Francisco suburb. The first, Blood Bond, will be out this fall.

The paperback edition of A Bad Day For Pretty is available now.

Horizon was named a February Feature at Barnes & Noble Fantasy & Science Fiction.

Barnes & Noble names Horizon as top pick in January.

Horizon< audio

Horizon now available at (along with Aftertime and Rebirth).

Aftertime is a Goodreads Choice Award Top-10 Finalist.

Aftertime nominated for both Best Novel and Best Urban Fantasy by RT Book Reviews.

Aftertime named "Best Speculative Fiction" of 2011 at The Infinite Shelf.

Rebirth Chosen as a Best Pick of 2011 by the SciFi Guy.


A Bad Day for Scandal and Aftertime appear on "Best of '11" lists.


Aftertime earned three mentions on the Barnes and Noble Year-End lists:
Best Zombie Fiction, Best Apocalyptic Fiction, and Year In Review!

Horizon named to All Things Urban Fantasy's Paranormal Picks Top 12 for 2012.

Aftertime named to "Best of 2011" lists at...
Mel's Random Reviews, Amy Wilkins, Romance Publisher's Geek in Residence, Fangtastic Fiction and Tina's Book Reviews.

Rebirth was a "Best of 2011" too!—at Red Hot Books.

Aftertime was nominated for a Goodreads Choice Award!

Aftertime has been nominated for an RT Reviewers Choice Award in both the Urban Fantasy and Best Novel of the Year categories.

Paperback version of BANISHED on sale September 15.

All three Stella Hardesty novels are now available on audio! Check them out at
A Bad Day For Sorry
A Bad Day For Pretty
A Bad Day For Scandal

A Bad Day for Scandal

A Bad Day for Scandal is now available!

Sophie was named Affaire de Coeur magazine's author of the month for May.

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