Maggie Award finalist and debut author Gia de Cadenet’s GETTING HIS GAME BACK, an interracial romance in which a charming barbershop owner tries to manage his depression while wooing the brilliant tech CEO he meets when she comes to his shop for a shape up, sold to Lexi Batsides and Anne Speyer at Ballantine, at auction, in a two-book deal, for publication in fall 2021, by Léonicka Valcius and Samantha Haywood at Transatlantic Agency (world English). 

TV/Film rights: Dana Spector at CAA (

UK/AUS: Denise Cronin at PRH (

Translation: Léonicka Valcius at Transatlantic (