Tag Archives: contemporary erotic romance

Submissions Call/ Freelance Editor Alissa Davis Wants Your LGBT Romance!


Dear Authors, I’m Alissa Davis, one of Carina’s freelance editors, and I live in Mississippi, where U.S. District Judge Carlton Reeves has overturned the state’s gay marriage ban. Hooray! The state will appeal this decision, but I still want to celebrate. To that end, the first fifteen authors who submit LGBT romance to my attention […]

What We Want—Erotic Romance!


We’re always on the lookout for fresh new voices in erotic romance. Erotic romance is wonderfully varied; see the above examples for some of Carina’s stellar offerings. Here are some specific types of stories our editors are looking for: Angela James, Editorial Director, is looking to acquire a dark erotic thriller that pushes the edges of exploring forced […]

What We Want: Dark, Contemporary Romance


At Carina Press, we’re always looking to acquire contemporary romance but this month we dare you to step over the line into darker territory… We want searing stories and risky editorial; books with high emotional tension and lots of dramatic conflict. We want sexy or erotic manuscripts with troubled characters and mysterious backstories. More specifically, if you’re […]

What We Want—Erotic Romance


  August brings the heat, and we want you to bring it too! We’re actively seeking to acquire novel-length erotic romance and what better examples than works by our superstar authors Lynda Aicher and Jeffe Kennedy! Lynda’s new Game Play series will feature h-o-t hockey player romances and Jeffe has just released her new erotic romance/BDSM series, Falling Under. We’re […]

When “The End”…isn’t


They say a great book is one that leaves you with a satisfied sigh and a smile at the end. You walk away believing the hero and heroine have overcome the odds and will settle into a happy, full life together. Maybe you wonder about the names of the happy couple’s future children (sequels!). Or […]