Wednesday, December 3, 2008

New imprints & submission guidelines

We've recently added a new imprint in our Noire line and have made changes to our submissions guidelines!


Parker Publishing features nine imprints that include four Romance lines, three Fiction lines and one Non-fiction line.

Noire Romances

Parker Publishing’s Noire Romance line includes four imprints: Noire Allure is the African American Romance imprint, both Hero and Heroine are Black; Noire Fever is the Interracial Romance imprint, the Heroine is Black and the Hero is of any race other than Black; Noire Passion is the Erotic Romance imprint, the Heroine and Hero are Black, and although the tales are erotic, the stories hold true to the essence of traditional romance; and Lotus Blossom is is our multicultural romance line featuring heroines and heroes of varying ethnicities.
The Noire titles will celebrate the complexities, diversity, imagination, beauty, sensuality, sexuality and scope of Black love; a love so strong as to hold the weight of the Black experience. We will honor this love with a range of romances including traditional, contemporary, historical, paranormal, futuristic, fantasy, shape shifting and time travel.

Our writers will entice you with soulful heroines and heroes interlaced with compelling plots to create a romantic and sensual experience to seduce all senses.

Noire Passion
Passion romances lives up to its name with tantalizing tales of love, sex and passion. With a combination of romance, and hot, steamy, uninhibited sex; you are bound to bring more Passion in your life.

Noire Allure

Allure romances seeks to champion Black Love and defy the myth that our relationships are loveless. With sensual tales of love lost and love found written from the Heroines perspective, Allure will make a romantic out of the most cynic of hearts.

Noire Fever

Fever romances explores the complexities of interracial romances with tales that delve into love, attraction and passion that is so hot it burns down the walls of convention and ignites romance and gives you Fever.

Noire Entice
Entice romances celebrate the richness and variety of interracial love.

Lotus Blossom
Lotus Blossom focuses on the multi-ethnic romances in which the tales range from the traditional to the sizzling. These stories explore love's journey while embracing the diversity of culture.

Parker Publishing Fiction

Parker Publishing’s fiction line includes three imprints: Zora, the Literary Fiction imprint and Isis, the Paranormal imprint. These fiction titles will illuminate, chastise and champion Black lives, experiences, history and future.

Zora novels highlight fiction that breaks down the genre barriers to tell a human story, explore universal themes, and be provocative. Zora titles are more character driven and offer unique prose that will stand the test of time.

Isis speculative fiction tales of Science Fiction, Fantasy, Vampires, Werewolves and other paranormal themes will challenge convention and take the reader on an esoteric journey of imagination.

Moxie novels focuses on the multi-ethnic Young Adult stories which ranges from the contemporary to paranormal. These tales explore the young adult's journey while embracing the diversity of culture.

Tuesday, December 2, 2008

E-books and Kindle!

We are proud to announce that we now offer e-books through our website for past and current releases. Kindle releases are also available on As we grow, we want to provide a wider range of formats in addition to our print books. With the popularity of on-the-go-reading, this is a great way to get familiar with our imprints and authors before you purchase the print books for your shelves.

We have quite a lot in store for our readers and we hope to reveal our quick reads (shorter e-formats) and contests that will help you familiarize yourself with authors you haven't had a chance to discover yet.

Please stay tuned for up-to-date news on releases, tips, shorts, free reads, contests, Q&A sessions & intervies and author postings right HERE on our blog!
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