Diamond Kahn & Woods Literary Agency

Grief Angels

15-year-old Owen Marlow is experiencing a great, disorienting loss after his father suddenly passed away and his mother moved them to a new town. None of his old friends knew how to confront his grief, so he’s given up on trying to make new ones.  There is one guy at school who might prove to be different if he gives him a chance but lately, Owen has been overwhelmed by his sadness. (read more)

All Our Hidden Gifts

16-year-old Maeve Chambers is a loner, and has been since she ditched her best friend Lily three years ago. The sole idiot in a family of geniuses, she has always struggled to fit in. But when she finds a pack of dusty old tarot cards in a cupboard at her school, and begins to give scarily accurate readings to the girls in her class, she realises she’s found her gift at last. (read more)

All The Lonely People

Everyone tells Kat that her online personality – confident, funny, opinionated – isn’t her true self. Kat knows otherwise. The internet is her only way to cope with a bad day, chat with friends who get all her references, make someone laugh. But when she becomes the target of an alt-right trolling campaign, she feels she has no option but to Escape, Delete, Disappear. With her social media shut down, her website… (read more)

Welcome to Lis Maimaris

We’re thrilled to welcome Lis Maimaris to DKW as Elinor’s newest client. Lis has studied creative writing under Michael Rosen and Julia Bell at Birkbeck College, London, and with Curtis Brown Creative. Her debut YA novel, MY FATHER’S GHOST, is a modern-day retelling of Hamlet, set amongst the snowy mountains, lake and forest surrounding a family-run Danish hotel, The Sovereign.  A supernatural Scandi-noir, MY FATHER’S GHOST remains true to its Shakesperean inspiration,… (read more)

Below Zero

When Zak’s plane crash-lands on Outpost Zero, a small Antarctic research base in one of the most isolated places on Earth, he discovers a cold, dark nightmare. The power’s out and the people who live there have disappeared. Worse, as he searches for answers, bizarre visions suggest a link to something else – deep beneath the ice – which only he can understand . . . (read more)

As Far As The Stars

The second YA novel from acclaimed author Virginia Macgregor. Two teenagers wait at Dulles International Airport, Washington D.C. Air is there to meet her brother Blake who is flying in from London. Christopher is waiting for his father, who is on the same flight.  But the plane never arrives.  With their worlds crashing down around them, Christopher and Air find themselves on a fast-paced road trip to Nashville—Air trying to convince herself… (read more)

Big Game

My Brother’s Secret

My Friend the Enemy


We are the trees. We are the snow. We are the winter. We are the peace. We are the rage. Cut off from civilization by the harsh winter of northern Sweden, the Stromberg family shelter in their old plantation house. There are figures lurking in the ancient pine forests and they’re closing in. With nothing but four walls between the Strombergs and the evil that’s outside, they watch and wait… (read more)


The stunning new YA novel from acclaimed author Virginia Macgregor. Feather Tucker loves her mum more than anyone else in the entire world. They tell each other everything. There’s only one problem: at 37 stone, Feather’s mum is one of the most overweight people in England. When Feather comes home one New Year’s Eve to find her mother in a diabetic coma, she realises that this is a serious wakeup call. Something… (read more)

The Fallen Children

Young people on the Midwich Estate don’t have much hope for their futures. Keisha has lived there her whole life, and has been working hard to escape it; others have just accepted their lot. But change is coming . . . One night, everyone inside Midwich Tower falls mysteriously unconscious in one inexplicable ‘Nightout’. No one can explain what happened during those lost hours, but soon afterwards Keisha and three other girls… (read more)


A funny and frank superhero story set in the world of Othergirl. Joseph ‘Wilco’ Wilkes is one of life’s loser’s – he’s picked on, pushed around, and bullied by the rugby boys at the posh private school he attends on a scholarship. But his life is about to change: Wilco learns he can move things with his mind. Will this be his chance to play the hero, get the girl and finally… (read more)

The Fearless

The Fearless. An army, powered by an incredible new serum that makes each soldier stronger, sharper, faster than their enemies. Intended as a force for good, the serum has a terrible side-effect – anyone who takes it is stripped of all humanity, empathy, love. And as the Fearless sweep through the country, forcing the serum on anyone in their path, society becomes a living nightmare. Cass remembers the night they passed through… (read more)


ACID – the most brutal police force in history. They rule with an iron fist. They see everything. They know everything. They locked me away for life. My crime? They say I murdered my parents. I was fifteen years old. My name is Jenna Strong. (read more)

The Stolen Ones

My name is Inge. I am sixteen. I live in Munich. Food is rationed, though the war ended years ago. My boyfriend is Jewish. My parents would not approve, so I hide this from them. I think they are hiding something from me, too. Letters arrive on my birthday, but they are not addressed to me. They are for a girl named Kasia. This is her story. Exploring… (read more)

The Haunting of Tabitha Grey

‘I look up at the dark, unblinking eyes of the house and I get the weirdest feeling . . . It’s the feeling of being pulled into something and being unable to stop it happening . . .’ Tabitha is used to changing schools and moving house. But when her family move into Weston Manor, something is different. It’s as if the house has been waiting for her. There are lavender smells… (read more)


Life isn’t going terribly well for Derrick; he’s become severely overweight, his only friend has turned on him, he’s hopelessly in love with a girl way out of his league, and it’s all because of his sister. Her depression, and its grip on his family, is tearing his life apart. When rumours start to circulate that a panther is roaming wild in his south London suburb, Derrick resolves to turn capture it. (read more)


Louise and Erica have been best friends since forever. They’re closer than sisters and depend on each other for almost everything. Just one problem: Erica has superpowers. When Erica isn’t doing loop-the-loops in the sky or burning things with her heat pulse powers, she needs Louise to hold her non-super life together. After all, the girls still have homework, parents and boys to figure out. But being a superhero’s BFF is not… (read more)

The Earth Is Singing

My name is Hanna. I am 15. I am Latvian. I live with my mother and grandmother. My father is missing, taken by the Russians. I have a boyfriend and I’m training to be a dancer. But none of that is important any more. Because the Nazis have arrived, and I am a Jew. And as far as they are concerned, that is all that matters. This is my story. (read more)