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McArthur & Company
322 King Street West, Suite 402
Kim McArthur, Publisher
Suspense, Mystery, Thriller
CLOSED 2013. Kim McArthur started a literary agency.
26609 Castleview Way
Wesley Chapel, Fl 33543
Submissions Editor: Kerry Estevez
c/o Medallion Press
8988 South Sheridan Road, Ste. L,
Tulsa, OK 74133
2143 Wooddale Drive
Woodbury, MN, 55125-2989
Thank you for your interest in Midnight Ink. We are currently closed to unsolicited submissions. We are accepting queries by referral from existing authors or from agents only at this time.
Submissions and queries referred by an existing Midnight Ink author are welcome in the form of a Microsoft Word file or PDF attached to an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please do not send queries or manuscripts by regular mail or by fax.
Midnight Ink accepts complete manuscripts and proposals. Outlined below is the procedure for submitting your materials.
Your submission must include the following:
Cover letter containing a brief description of the project and the contents of the package.
An outline and synopsis of the book.
Brief summary of the author's background and credentials.
Complete manuscript in the form of a Microsoft Word or PDF file.
Your complete daytime contact information including telephone and email.
Name, address, and phone number of agent (if applicable).
Mira Books, (Harlequin),
300 E. 42nd Street, 6th Floor,
New York, NY 10017225;
Submissions sent to Canada:
225 Duncan Mill Road,
Don Mills, Ontario, M3B 3K9
Publishes thrillers 100,000 – 150,000 words
Margaret Marbury Executive Editor
Linda McFall acquisitions editor
Mundania Press is open for unsolicited submissions during the months of March, April, September, and October each year. During these four months we are seeking top quality entertaining novels, novellas, and short stories from new and previously-published authors from around the world.
Novels are released simultaneously in trade paperback and eBook editions. Short Novels (under 60,000 words), Anthologies, Novellas, and Short Stories are released in eBook edition.
We are closed to unsolicited submissions in January, February, May, June, July, August, November, and December each year. During these months, we only accept submissions from our existing authors or solicited submissions.
Please do not submit during the closed months unless you are an existing Mundania Press or Phaze Books author. Unsolicited submissions and queries will not be considered nor answered during these months.
Waterbrook Multnomah Publishers, Inc.,
Part of RandomHouse.com
Suspense, Christian themes, mostly protestant viewpoint
New Horizon Press
P.O. Box 669
Far Hills, NJ 07931
Query to: email@example.com
Include in Subject line: "Attn: Ms. P. Patty"
True crime, Psychological thrillers
W.W. Norton Co., Inc.,
500 Fifth Ave.,
New York, NY 10110.
Q with 2-3 ch (one of which is 1st) + SASE addressed to The Editors
Victorville, California, United States
"Produces hardcover and mass-market paperback editions with a wide range of interests in fiction and nonfiction, true crime, suspense, mysteries, romance, and women's fiction. We especially like projects with entertainment and performance-rights potential."
Otter Creek Press
3154 Nautilus Road
Middleburg, FL 32068
800-378-8163 904-264-0465 FAX: 904-264-0465
Oak Tree Press
915 W. Foothill Blvd #411
Claremont, CA 91711-3356
2 Park Avenue, 24th Floor
New York, NY 10016
Tel: (212) 414-0054
Toll free: (877) THE OTHER
Fax: (212) 414-0939
Judith Gurewich, literary thrillers
The Overlook Press
141 Wooster Street
New York, NY 10012
Tel: (212) 673-2210
Fax: (212) 673-2296
The Overlook Press is an independent general-interest publisher, founded in 1971. The publishing program consists of nearly 100 new books per year, evenly divided between hardcovers and trade paperbacks. The list is eclectic, but areas of strength include interesting fiction, history, biography, drama, and design.
The publishing formula proved reliable, and now Overlook has nearly 1000 titles in print. Our fiction includes novels by solidly commercial authors including espionage novelist Robert Littell (The Company, 90,000 sold) and international phenomenon Penny Vincenzi, whose Edwardian era family saga No Angel is widely acclaimed as stunning entertainment. We expect lightning to strike again in April 2004 with Dragon\’s Eye by Andy Oakes, a poundingly paced thriller set in modern Shanghai. In a more literary vein, there is Hash by top Swedish novelist Torgny Lindgren (unlike anything you\’ve ever read – Kirkus) and Michele Slung\’s irresistible anthology of garden writing The Garden of Reading.