His Hometown Girl (Mills & Boon Love Inspired)
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Zachary was from the wrong side of the tracks, and although a successful businessman, didn't hold out any hope of catching the interest of wholesome Karen. But, someone who saw Jillian Hart grew up on the original homestead where her family still lives, went to high school where Twin Peaks was filmed, earned an English degree, and has travelled extensively. His Hometown Girl. Jillian Hart.
Small-town mechanic Zachary Drake had no illusions about his longtime friendship with winsome, wholesome Karen McKaslin—even after she called off her wedding to the local pastor. Zach simply intended to lend a grease-stained hand and a sympathetic ear to a pal in need, and keep his secret longing to himself Having narrowly escaped a loveless marriage, Karen was counting her blessings.
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Harlequin DARE stories push the boundaries of sexual explicitness while keeping the focus on the developing romantic relationship. Come meet the sexiest men alive! We are open to many different story types, though we are not currently considering law enforcement police, FBI, etc. These are sexy contemporary romances and we're not accepting erotica or erotic romance.
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Submissions are being accepted in all three of our editorial offices. For more information, please contact:. These stories are passionate, dramatic and intense—a window into the world of the American elite, where the yearning of powerful men and dynamic women heightens as the drama unfolds! The Desire alpha hero always has a heart of gold, no matter how flawed he may seem. She has her own goals and dreams, which may not include looking for Mr.
Falling in love might complicate everything. High sexual and emotional tension pushes the reader through the twists and turns of the story. The anticipation sizzles, and the sex is hot but not graphic. Featured in Harlequin Desire: Harlequin Desire novels are dramatic from start to finish.
Fast-paced, with just enough detail to sweep the reader into a believable fantasy of wealth, power and high stakes conflict. Classic romantic themes are the backdrop for the sensual tension that pushes the reader through the story. The world of the hero and heroine feels relatable and real as they navigate the interference of family, friends and colleagues—sometimes well-meaning and sometimes not! Loyalties, motives, ambitions—desires! Read what we're publishing. Deal of a Lifetime by T. Saving the Single Dad by Cheryl Harper.
Catch a Fallen Star by Amy Vastine. Through the Storm by Rula Sinara. A Dad for Charlie by Anna J. Editor: Kathryn Lye Lye Editor: Adrienne Macintosh AdrienneApple. Richly textured, emotionally intense novels set across a wide range of historical periods - ancient civilizations up to and including the Second World War.
We are committed to publishing for our diverse global readership, and are actively seeking to acquire underrepresented authors, as well as stories which explore underrepresented perspectives on popular time periods. As with all Harlequin series, we read all submissions and you do not need to have an agent to submit. This is where the alpha hero began! From a rake with a wicked glint in his eye to a gasp-inducing muscled warrior brandishing a dagger or a gorgeous kilted Highlander, there's a man for everyone!
Heroines should emotionally challenge the hero, and inspire reader sympathy, whether they are spirited and willful, an innocent governess or a Viking shield maiden! The strength of Russell Crowe's Gladiator , the gritty drama of Vikings , the sizzling sensuality of The Tudors and Rome and the scandalous society drama of Downton Abbey! In particular, we want to see submissions from underrepresented romance authors, exciting new Medieval voices, gripping Viking romances and a fresh point of view on the traditional Regency!
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Please note that as per current editorial policy we ask that you do not submit more than one manuscript at a time for our consideration. Please be patient and wait for feedback before submitting your next project. Taut, edge-of-the-seat contemporary crime stories. Homicide investigations, kidnappings, stalkings are among the plots we offer coupled with a bestselling romance between two strong, equally matched protagonists. The Harlequin Intrigue hero is a determined detective, a special forces soldier, a relentless federal agent and willing to put everything on the line for justice and love.
Strong, protective and capable, he is not afraid to break the rules in order to see justice done and to protect the innocent. She is no-nonsense, resilient, confident, determined and empowered. From stories of psychological suspense to police procedures and exciting thrillers, Harlequin Intrigue books cover a wide range of intense crime drama. Bourne for pacing—fast and dangerous and exciting. Justified for the composition of the understated yet intense hero we like to see in a Harlequin Intrigue. We are committed to publishing for our diverse global readership, and are actively seeking to acquire authors from underrepresented backgrounds.
A strong focus on the central romantic relationship. Relatable heroines and heroes in a medical setting — pulse-racing medical drama that throws them together is crucial. Dedicated top-notch docs, hot-shot surgeons, fearless first responders and equally matched, warm hearted, intelligent and real heroines, who reach all levels and areas of medical life.
Engaging medical settings and situations around the world from cozy GP practices and maternity to intense ER and first response, all with a strong sense of community. We find them everywhere — heart and transplant surgeries, city hospitals, pediatrics, IVF clinics, jungle or outback settings and humanitarian missions.
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Doctors to the stars, royalty or presidents, etc. The characters, their romance, the settings and the drama must be appealing and accessible to a global readership. House , Grey's Anatomy , Private Practice , The Night Shift , The Good Karma Hospital and Doctors for their tone, medical settings and scenarios, complex characters with strong romantic themes, great dialogue and lives and hearts on the edge.
However, the key difference is that the focus of each Medical Romance story is first and foremost a heart-racing romance. The novels offer a wealth of experiences: from the high-octane excitement of the ER to the warmth of family GP practice. Harlequin Presents has classic themes, but we're looking for innovative takes. What would you say if a billionaire demanded you agree to a marriage of convenience?
Does a secret baby have to mean a shot-gun wedding? Sheikh, Greek, Italian, English, Spanish…wherever he's from, it's certain that he turns the heads of every woman he passes! Sareeta: Also a published author of a romantic novel and some sexy stories, Sareeta loves nothing more than a gorgeous hero inspired by a real-life heartthrob…! Harlequin Romance stories are all about real, relatable women and strong, deeply desirable men experiencing the intensity, anticipation and sheer rush of falling in love.
Get swept away by these emotional, glamorous and uplifting romances! Christmas and summer. Harlequin Romance no longer features small town and Western settings or cowboy and military heroes. We are actively seeking to acquire authors from underrepresented backgrounds and nationalities to reflect our diverse global readership. Relatable heroines in extraordinary circumstances—swept into the arms of powerful heroes.
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Harlequin Romantic Suspense concentrates on the developing love story not the suspense. The hero should be a force to contend with, and the heroines are equally complex, strong and smart. For explanations and tips about conflict, dialogue and emotion please click on How to Write the Perfect Romance.
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Relatable heroines in everyday life finding love in the arms of a strong, honorable man. Love Inspired heroes should be strong and smart, with a core of tenderness, and the heroines should be their equals. Touched by an Angel or Gilmore Girls or Hallmark movies, for their solid stories and characters, sense of family and community, with tender romance and a level of faith at its core.
Featured in Love Inspired Suspense Heroic, courageous, relatable characters faced with dangerous situations who'll triumph and find love. The hero is a man bound by loyalty and love.