Category: Series Spotlight

Harlequin 102: Welcome to Carina Press

WHAT IS CARINA PRESS? Carina Press is the digital-first, adult single-title imprint of Harlequin Books. Led by Editorial Director Angela James, the Carina Press team has several decades of combined experience in digital marketing and publishing. Carina Press is dedicated to delivering a professional publishing experience to authors while finding new voices for readers. Meet…

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Series Spotlight on…Harlequin Nocturne!

7 Reasons to Love Have you always wanted to write  for Harlequin Nocturne? Here is what you should know! 1. We are Dark, Sexy Paranormal Romance We publish fast-paced 80- 85k word, action-oriented romances with characters that struggle with life-and-death issues in paranormal worlds. Our books are highly sensual and driven by the story’s romance, not…

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Harlequin 101: Which Series Is It, Anyway?

Read on, and don’t forget to join the conversation on Twitter by using the hashtag #sytycw. So you want to write a romance novel! But just what kind of romance do you want to share with the world? Sweet or sexy, suspenseful or funny, paranormal, historical….the world of romance is a pretty big place. Just…

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Series Spotlight on… Harlequin Romance!

This month we’re trying something a little different with our Series Spotlight! To read, watch and experience this series, get comfortable and then press ‘Start Prezi’. Then simply click through the presentation using the left and right arrows on screen or on your keyboard, et voilà! So, without further ado, we’d like to introduce Harlequin Romance to the stage! Enjoy!…

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Series Spotlight on…Harlequin Heartwarming!

If you’re yet to experience the world of Harlequin Heartwarming have no fear! Assistant Editor/Editorial Assistant Dana Grimaldi is here to introduce you to romances that are fifty shades of sweet!   Trying to describe Harlequin Heartwarming can be tricky. Heartwarming books are “sweet romance,” but that doesn’t mean we’re all about tea parties and kittens wearing…

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Series Spotlight on…Harlequin Romantic Suspense!

Murder, Secrets, and Scandals in Harlequin Romantic Suspense and The Adair Affairs By Patience Bloom In every Harlequin Romantic Suspense novel, the romance takes precedence over the suspense. We love those gritty characters who grapple with hard choices, all while losing themselves to love. As the hero and heroine deal with extraordinary circumstances—crime, natural disaster,…

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Series Spotlight on… Harlequin Presents!

 If you haven’t yet dipped your toes into a Harlequin Presents novel, please allow editors Carly Byrne and Pippa Roscoe to welcome you to the sensational and sophisticated world of alpha males, decadent glamour and jet-set lifestyles! We do love an alpha hero in Presents – rich, ruthless and really sexy!  Whether he’s a royal…

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What Harlequin Lines are Looking for Your Story this Spring?

As we’ve said before, Harlequin series editors need to buy 4 books a day to make next year’s commitment—and while we’ve got a group of talented and prolific authors, and dedicated senior editors who keep a close eye on inventory, sometimes some lines have more openings. We thought we’d spotlight a few for this month……

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Focus on Harlequin Intrigue!

Editor Allison Lyons is an avid mystery and suspense fan–perfect for her job as editor for Harlequin Intrigue! She also has authors writing for Love Inspired, HQN and other lines, so she knows her way around romance, too. Here, though, she’s giving us some insight on just what an Intrigue reader (and editor!) likes…  …

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Focus on Love Inspired

Love Inspired is both the name of the series which publishes six books each month and the imprint (which includes Love Inspired, Love Inspired Suspense, Love Inspired Historicals and Love Inspired Heartsong Presents as well as Love Inspired Classics and other programs!). Associate Editor Shana Asaro (formerly Shana Smith) has volunteered to explain exactly what makes…

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