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.

Womanonthe Edge.HeadlineUKCover

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