Featured Publisher

Our featured publisher is Rapture Romance!


  1. ImaJinn Books
  2. Hard Shell Word Factory
  3. New Concepts Publishing
  4. LionHearted Publishing Inc.
  5. Ponder Publishing - Canadian Publisher (nice and interesting site!)
  6. Genesis Press
  7. Neighborhood Press
  8. Awe-Struck E-Publishing


  1. Avon Books

  2. Dorchester Publishing
    Home of:
    Love Spell

  3. Onyx

  4. Robinson
    Home of:

  5. Rubenesque Romances--specializing in large heroines

  6. St. Martin's Press

The Conglomerates:

  1. Harlequin

    Home of
    Love and Laughter
    Harlequin Romance
    Harlequin Presents
    Harlequin Intrigue
    Harlequin American
    Harlequin Superromance
    Harlequin Temptation
    Silhouette Romance (launched May 1980--Features the traditional romance formula of a young, inexperienced heroine and older, more sophisticated hero.)
    Silhouette Special Edition (launched February 1982--Longer, more sophisticated and realistic plots centering on the developing relationship between hero and heroine. Heroines tend to be older and more independent than in SR.)
    Silhouette Desire (launched May 1982--Sensual books with the sophistication level of Silhouette Special Editions but shorter in length.)
    Silhouette Intimate Moments (launched May 1983--A combination of heightened sensuality of Desire plus the length and depth of Special Edition with added elements of adventure, suspense, glamour and melodrama.)
    Silhouette First Love (launched October 1981-For girls in their teen and pr$
    Silhouette Yours Truly

  2. Kensington Publishing

    Home of:
    Precious Gems Romance Series.
    Zebra Regency
    Denise Little Presents

  3. Time Warner Subsidiaries:

    Home of:
    Warner Books
    Little Brown

  4. Viacom Subsidiaries:

    Home of

    Simon and Schuster and imprints:

    Pocket Books
    MacMillian USA

  5. Rupert Murdoch's NewsCorp Subsidiaries:

    Home of:

    Harper Collins and imprints:

    Zondervan (Inspirational Romances)

    Penguin and imprints:


    Putnam Berkley and imprints:


  6. Bertelsmann AG Subsidiaries:

    Home of:

    Bantam, Doubleday, Dell (BDD) and imprints:


    Berkley and imprints:

    Diamond Homespun

    Genesis Press and imprints:


    Random House and imprints:

    Ballantine Publishing Group
    Del Rey Books
    Fawcett Gold Medal
    Fawcett Crest

Defunct Romance Publishers and/or their lines:
  1. Second Chance at Love
  2. Gallen
  3. Rapture Romance
  4. Candlelight Ecstasy Romance
  5. Candlelight Esctasy Supreme
  6. Bantam's Circle of Love (chaste romances)
  7. Tapestry
  8. New American Library Scarlet Ribbons
  9. Kismet
  10. Masquerade
  11. Mystique

Addresses of Publishers:
Avon: 1350 Sixth Ave. New York, NY 10019
Ballantine/Fawcett: 201 E. 50th St. New York, NY 10022
Bantam, Doubleday and Dell: 1540 Broadway New York, NY 10036
Berkley, Diamond, Jove: 200 Madison Ave. New York, NY
Harlequin: 225 Duncan Mill Rd. Don Mills, Ontario Canada M3B 3K9
Harper Collins: 10 E. 53rd St. New York, NY 10012
Kensington, Zebra, Pinnacle: 850 Third Ave. New York, NY 10022
Leisure Books: 276 Fifth Ave. New York, NY 10001
Penguin USA, Topaz: 375 Hudson St. New York, NY 10014
Pocket Books 1230 Sixth Ave: New York, NY 10020
St. Martin's Press: 175 Fifth Ave. New York, NY 10010
Warner Books: 1271 Sixth Ave. New York, NY 10020

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