Helen Lane

The Booker Albert Literary Agency

My Manuscript Wish List

Helen is actively building her list and represents YA, NA, and Adult.

She is seeking Fantasy, Paranormal Romance (in a contemporary setting), Action and Adventure, Thrillers, LGBTQ+ (for this she would consider romance), Horror, and Sci Fi.

She is slightly obsessed with monster stories (especially if they have giant sharks or squids). Bonus points for romance in your books. And stories set in extreme environments such as the arctic, jungle, caves, ocean, and mountains.

She DOES NOT want to read about infidelity or abuse. She is not a good fit for: literary fiction, women’s fiction, psychological drama, crime, mystery, historical, romance, contemporary, graphic novels or non-fiction.


Fun facts about me:

My current MSWL is:

Natural disasters like volcanic eruptions (from an action and adventure POV).

An LGBT story where the MC is both gay and Christian and both parts of their identity are embraced by people around them.

A horror/sci fi about cave diving.

A book set in the Arctic/Antarctic (she would be happy to have this as an Historical novel).

A thriller set in an isolated town (if they are snowed in, or have a storm or flood coming, even better).

A story about mountain climbing.

Submission Guidelines

Submissions should be emailed to http://QueryManager.com/HelenLane

Helen is presently closed to queries.

Vital Info

Fiction: Action/Adventure, Fantasy, Horror, LGBTQ, New Adult, Science Fiction, Thriller, Young Adult

Favorite sub-genres: LGBTQ Romance, Paranormal Romance
I'd like the next...

Jack West or Scarecrow series by Matthew Reilly,

Clown in a Cornfield by Adam Cesare,

The Newsflesh Trilogy or Into the Drowning deep by Mira Grant,

Wanderers by Chuck Wendig,

The Sigma series by James Rollins,

The Wilde and Chase series by Andy McDermott,

Anything that can be compared to Jennifer L. Armentrout, Kelley Armstrong, Rachel Caine, or Cassandra Clare,

The Meg series by Steve Alten,

Anything that can be compared to a Greig Beck novel,




My favorites include...

Films or shows she would watch over and over again: Jaws, Outbreak, The Cave, Sanctum, Scream, Buffy, Bitten, Heartstopper, Grey's Anatomy, Vampire Diaries.

Recent favourite books: The Blood Trials by N. E. Davenport, Red, White & Royal Blue by Casey McQuiston, The House in the Cerulean Sea by T.J. Klune, Surrender your sons by Adam Sass, Shadow in the Ember by Jennifer L. Armentrout, The Luminous Dead by Caitlin Starling, and Breathless by Amy McCulloch.


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