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Ms. Sarah Hornsley

The Bent Agency

London



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Website: thebentagency.com

Twitter: SarahManning123

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Snail-Mail: No

E-Mail: Yes

Online Form: No

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from keisenbraun
Yesterday 12:42 pm


EQ: 8/18/19, women's fic, 90k
ER: 8/19/19, form
from billybuttercup
Aug 16, 2019 3:29 pm


EQ: Aug 12/19
FR: Aug 15/19 (sent same day)

Women's/Historical Fiction - 89K
from floridagal007
Jun 20, 2019 9:30 am


EQ: 6/13
FR: 6/14
Offer of rep: 6/17
Declined offer: 6/20 (five total offers on the table - very tough decision - ultimately felt it was in my best interest to select a US agent)

Women's Hist Fic 86k
from shrekspeare
May 31, 2019 8:15 am


EQ: 5/29/2019
ER: 5/30/2019
LF 120K
from cterlson
May 22, 2019 2:51 pm


EQ 05/21/2019
ER 05/22/2019
Lit. Mystery
Form
from otherside
May 20, 2019 11:09 am


EQ: 5/16/19
Form R: 5/19/19

Adult historical fiction
from KristenH
Apr 21, 2019 2:00 pm


EQ 4/12/19 (Requery Diplomatic Immunity)
ER 4.15.19 (Passed--not good fit)
from Windmo
Mar 28, 2019 4:09 pm


Submitted query with 1st 10 sample pages, bio, and synopsis
Previously sent a full to Jenny Bent at this same agency
from PSbookish
Feb 02, 2019 3:18 pm


On 2/1/2019 I have submitted a query. I will update this when I hear back.

Just got a rejection letter on February 2, 2019.
from lisamarinbooks
Jan 15, 2019 3:18 am


EQ - 7/1/19
ER - 15/1/19

88K magical realism
Standard response
from Patrick (admin)
Jan 07, 2019 12:17 pm


Profile Update: Last name changed. Formerly Sarah Manning. New email address.
from ARS004
Dec 07, 2018 2:58 pm


EQ: 11/08/18 (Mystery/Adventure)
Partial (because she was very kind and I forgot to send the first 10 pages as she typically requests): 11/20/18
ER: 12/07/18

Same form letter as others - but she seems kind and considerate.
from swatithegeek
Dec 04, 2018 3:29 am


EQ: 11/05/18
ER: 11/28/18

"Many thanks for sending me your submission, which I read with interest. I'm afraid, however, that I have decided not to offer representation. Our business is subjective by nature and another agent may well feel differently — I wish you the best of luck.
Best wishes,
Sarah"

Contemporary Romance/WF, 70k
from Theknight
Oct 24, 2018 4:00 am


EQ 10/15/18 Suspense 70k
ER 10/24/18
Form
from pegcheng
Oct 15, 2018 2:09 pm


EQ: 9/25/2018
ER: 10/15/2018
Suspense thriller 65K
Form letter

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