December 7, 2019

I am so humbled and honored that WOMAN ON THE EDGE hit #6 on The Globe and Mail Bestseller List!


December 4, 2019

Dreams come true! WOMAN ON THE EDGE hit #6 on the Toronto Star Bestseller List!


December 4, 2019

I am unbelievably honored and overjoyed that my beloved, hometown bookstore chain, Chapters/Indigo, has chosen WOMAN ON THE EDGE as one of their book picks of the month! Thank you to all the booksellers and staff!

December 2, 2019

I’m so excited to share the stunning German cover of WOMAN ON THE EDGE, out with Diana Verlag September 14, 2020!


November 26th, 2019

WOMAN ON THE EDGE is now out in ebook, audio, and paperback in Canada, ebook and audio in the US (paperback out March 3, 2020) with Simon & Schuster Canada, and in paperback in the UK with Headline!

October 1st, 2019

Today is the ebook and audio pub day in the UK and Australia for Woman on the Edge with Headline! And the UK ebook is only .99p for a limited time!

September 2019

The publication dates for Woman on the Edge in North America and the UK have been announced! The UK e-book will be out with Headline on October 1st, 2019; the paperback, November 26th, 2019. It will be out with Simon & Schuster Canada in Canada on November 26th, 2019 and in the USA, March 3rd, 2020!

And you can pre-order now!




August 2019

Heather Gudenkauf is one of my favorite authors, and I’m very grateful and thrilled that she included Woman on the Edge among her August “On My Bedside Table” reads, along with such esteemed writers and their books. Thank you, Heather!

July 5, 2019

I am so overjoyed to share that Woman on the Edge has a North American publication date! The book releases with Simon & Schuster Canada November 26th, 2019, just in time for holiday shopping!

May 28, 2019

I had such a good time talking crime fiction for Crime Reads with incredible authors Hannah Mary McKinnon, J.T. Ellison, Jennifer Hillier, Robyn Harding, Wendy Heard, and Roz Nay. “Are There Any Subjects Too Dark for Crime Fiction?”

February 14th, 2019

I’m so excited to share that WOMAN ON THE EDGE has sold to Znak in Poland!


February 11th, 2019

WOMAN ON THE EDGE is now on Goodreads! If you’d like to add it to your TBR, that would be fantastic! Thank you!

February 6th, 2019

The UK version of WOMAN ON THE EDGE has a cover, and what a cover it is! I’m so thrilled to share the stunning work of the Headline team, especially designer Caroline Young.

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January 31st, 2019

I have a new title, and I’m ecstatic about it because I think it captures the story so perfectly. My debut psychological thriller is now WOMAN ON THE EDGE, and I get chills when I imagine it on bookshelves. I hope you love it, too!

December 25th, 2018

I’m always inspired and motivated by the beautiful posts on Women Writers, Women’s Books and was honored to be invited to write my own piece.

You Are Not Alone

November 18, 2018

I was so excited to see this amazing announcement in The Bookseller about Headline UK acquiring JUMP!

November 12, 2018

This is the official announcement from Publisher’s Marketplace for JUMP, and it was the day my dreams came true.

November 12, 2018 – JUMP, by Samantha Bailey

Fiction: Debut

Samantha Bailey’s JUMP, in which a young widow’s life is put in danger when a stranger hands her baby to her—and jumps in front of a train, to Nita Pronovost at Simon & Schuster, by Jenny Bent at The Bent Agency (NA).

UK rights to Sherise Hobbs at Headline, by Sarah Manning on behalf of Jenny Bent; also to Garzanti (Italy), in a pre-empt, to Heyne (Germany), at auction, to Roca Editorial (Spain), in a pre-empt, to General Press (Hungary), to Euromedia (Czech Republic), at auction, and to Ikar (Slovakia), at auction.
Film: Mary Pender-Coplan and Sarah Luciano at UTA