Romance

Red Dog Press: Now Accepting Manuscript Queries

Red Dog Press is a print and digital publisher based in Cheshire UK. All the books they publish are available in both formats. They are a small press that specializes in publishing thrillers, crime stories, and mysteries. They are also open to select Romance and Sci-Fi stories, but only if the story breaks traditional molds….

One More Chapter: Now Accepting Manuscript Submissions

One More Chapter, HarperCollins UK’s award-winning digital-first publisher, is currently open to submissions. They focus on publishing commercial fiction. Because they are a digital-first publisher, even though they are based in the UK, their eBooks are accessible globally. They don’t have any mentioned geographic limitations in terms of submitting authors either, which is why we…

5 Prince Publishing: Now Accepting Manuscript Queries

Updated 2:30 January 6th 2022:  5 Prince Publishing does not meet our guiding principles because they only accept submissions from residents of the United States that are currently located in the United States. I’m very sorry for any confusion caused. Please do not submit to them if you are based outside of the United States. …

Berkley (an Imprint of Penguin Random House): Accepting Manuscript Submissions Through January 9th

Berkley, an imprint of Penguin Random House is having an open reading period from December 7th, 2021 through January 9th, 2022. They are seeking full-length adult novels in the following genres: romance, women’s fiction, mystery, suspense and thrillers, horror, science fiction, and fantasy.  This is the first time they’ve run this program, although they’ve made…

Hydra Publications: Now Accepting Manuscript Queries

Hydra Publications is based in Indiana, and should not be confused with Random House’s Hydra imprint, or Hydra House, a Pacific Northwest based publisher of speculative fiction. Hydra Publications started out publishing a wide variety of genres, but now publish mainly speculative fiction, with a few imprints outside of that. Hydra also has a number…

Sourcebooks Casablanca: Now Seeking Manuscript Queries

Sourcebooks is a major independent publisher in the US whom we have reviewed here. Sourcebooks was founded in 1987, and in 1996 Sourcebooks Casablanca joined the family.  Three other imprints followed. They have major distribution and good covers. While their other fiction imprints open and close to unagented submissions, they are almost always open  to…

Blind Eye Books: Open to Manuscript Submissions

Blind Eye Books publishes science fiction, fantasy, mystery, and romance novels featuring LGBTQ protagonists. They are a print publisher and their book covers are beautifully designed and really stand out. The books they have published have won and been nominated for a number of awards, including the Lambda. Most of what they publish is between…

Alcove Press: Now Accepting Manuscript Submissions

Alcove Press is a new imprint of the established publisher Crooked Lane (which is owned by Bookspan). Usually we don’t review publishers that have not been actively publishing for over a year, and Alcove released their first book in September 2020, but because they are an imprint, and one that is clearly being invested in,…

Deep Desires Press: Now Seeking Manuscript Submissions

Deep Desires is a press that publishes Romance and Erotic Romance. Deep Desires Press was founded 2016 by a group of authors and editors, including bestselling erotica author Cameron D. James, in addition to editors that have worked on bestselling erotica and erotic romance books. The founders also have substantial self-publishing experience. As they put…

Decadent Publishing: Now Accepting Manuscript Submissions

Decadent Publishing is only interested in publishing Romance Fiction. They are open to fiction of any heat level (they define their heat levels as part of their submission guidelines) and most sub-genres of romance. Some of what they have published can be definitively classified as erotic romance. You can get a feel for what they…

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