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Best Romance Book Publishing Companies

A comprehensive directory of the best publishers in 2023, vetted by the team at Reedsy. Showing 77 publishers.

Bywater Books

LGBTQ+, Romance, Young Adult, Women's Fiction, Action & Adventure, Historical Fiction, Mystery & Crime, Humor, Biographies & Memoirs, Science Fiction, Diverse Literature, BIPOC, Fiction, Nonfiction

Location - Detroit, US

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks

Diversity - Diverse Literature, BIPOC

Submission format - Manuscript entries & book proposals - Submit here

Website - https://www.bywaterbooks.com/

☑️ Indie publisher

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💥 Hit titles

96 Hours

Georgia Beers

Beowulf for Cretins

Ann McMan

Compass Rose

Anna Burke

Bloomsbury Australia

Literary Fiction, Young Adult, Middle Grade, Science Fiction, Fantasy, Romance, Education & Reference, Biographies & Memoirs, Horror, Action & Adventure, Self-Help, Historical Fiction, Sports & Outdoors, Mystery & Crime, History, Business, Travel, Women's Fiction, Thriller & Suspense, Architecture, Art, Cookbook, Humor, Comics & Graphic Novels, Fiction, Nonfiction, Children's, Poetry, Short Story

Location - Sydney, AU

Size - Mid size

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks, Audiobooks

Website - https://www.bloomsbury.com/au

☑️ Indie publisher

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As Far as You'll Take Me

Phil Stamper

The Seven Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle

Stuart Turton

The Shape of Darkness

Laura Purcell

Mills & Boon

Romance, Westerns, Fiction

Part of - HarperCollins > Harlequin > Mills & Boon

Location - London, GB

Size - Mid size

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks

Submission format - Manuscript entries - Submit here

Website - https://www.millsandboon.co.uk/

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The Viscount's Unconventional Lady

Virginia Heath

The Vineyard At Painted Moon

Susan Mallery

Summer at Lake Haven

RaeAnne Thayne

Bethany House

Christian, Romance, Religion & Spirituality, Fiction, Nonfiction, Children's

Part of - Baker Publishing Group > Bethany House

Location - Minneapolis, US

Size - Mid size

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks

Website - http://bakerpublishinggroup.com/bethanyhouse

☑️ Indie publisher

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The Bible Recap

Tara Leigh Cobble

Kingdom Men Rising

Tony Evans

A Castaway in Cornwall

Julie Klassen

Royalty Publishing House

Urban Fiction, Romance, African-American, Diverse Literature, BIPOC, Fiction

Location - Atlanta, US

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks

Diversity - Diverse Literature, BIPOC

Submission format - Manuscript entries - Submit here

Website - https://www.royaltypublishinghouse.com/submissions/

☑️ Indie publisher

☑️ Accepts submissions

💥 Hit titles

Tazz & Kira: An Undeniable Love

Lacresha Golden

I Gave My Heart To The Plug

Candy Moore

Saving My Heart For A Thug's Love 2

Mo Howard

Kensington Publishing

Biographies & Memoirs, Education & Reference, African-American, History, Religion & Spirituality, Self-Help, Mystery & Crime, Thriller & Suspense, Historical Fiction, Romance, Urban Fiction, Westerns, True Crime, Diverse Literature, LGBTQ+, BIPOC, Fiction, Nonfiction

Location - New York City, US

Size - Mid size

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks, Audiobooks

Diversity - Diverse Literature, LGBTQ, BIPOC

Submission format - Queries - Submit here

Website - https://www.kensingtonbooks.com/

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Crimson Phoenix

John Gilstrap

After Francesco

Brian Malloy

Plain Jane

Fern Michaels

Fledgling Press

Literary Fiction, Historical Fiction, Middle Grade, Young Adult, Horror, Mystery & Crime, Romance, Women's Fiction, Action & Adventure, Thriller & Suspense, Fiction, Short Story, Children's

Location - Edinburgh, GB

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks

Submission format - Queries - Submit here

Website - https://www.fledglingpress.co.uk/

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Whirligig

Andrew James Greig

When We Get To The Island

Alex Nye

Board

David C. Flanagan

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