You heard it right, romantic suspense is all grown up! Read on for our official press release about our exciting Dead Sexy line!!
“When readers couldn’t get enough of what they really wanted in the traditional romantic suspense market, Entangled Publishing saw an exciting opportunity to launch Dead Sexy, an exhilaratingly fresh take on suspense, mystery and thriller novels.” Vicki Wilkerson, Managing Editor Dead Sexy, Entangled Publishing
(Fort Collins, CO) – Entangled Publishing is celebrating their romantic suspense Dead Sexy imprint with a full menu of online festivities. The fun begins with the Dead Sexy author interviews “live” on the Broadcast from the Bistro program on October 17. Next, from October 22 through 26, the authors are featured on the popular Guilty Pleasures Book Reviews during their Sultry Suspense Showcase. Finally on October 24, there’s a blowout Twitter Party Publishing Event (#DeadSexyBooks) hosted by Entangled Publishing and Dead Sexy that is sure to set new records. In today’s exploding eBook market the digital-only line is gaining popularity with readers and authors, and Entangled Publishing wants to salute the news.
Through the imprint, romantic suspense authors are finally able to give their readers what they have long wanted—out-of-the box books that are edgier and bolder—books that break the boundaries and confines adhered to by traditional publishing houses.
Much of the direction of Dead Sexy has been determined by Nina Bruhns, its editorial director who is a nationally best-selling author herself and is a leader and innovator in the digital publishing world—the perfect fit for the digital-only line.
“I love romantic suspense, and I truly believe in the category model of short, vibrant, page-turning stories,” says Bruhns. “The line sweeps our readers into a pulse-pounding world of danger, passion, and intrigue, featuring strong, larger-than-life heroes and smart, believable heroines. In short, these books are Dead Sexy.”
Dead Sexy has pulled off no less than a coup as it has garnered an awesome cache of seasoned, multi-published authors as well as new, invigorating voices—all of whom continue to blow readers’ minds.
The Dead Sexy collection transports readers into stories of peril, passion, and intrigue, featuring dead sexy heroes and smart, fascinating heroines. Say goodbye to yesterday’s suspense novels, and say hello to dangerous stories that are drop Dead Sexy.
About the Entangled Publishing Twitter Event On October 24 from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. EST, the Entangled authors, editors, and marketing and publicity support team will be hosting a Twitter Cocktail Party. Grab your favorite libation and join in for night of fun, fabulous giveaways, prizes and more! There will be surprises, a chance to win an eReader, eBooks, and cash prizes. Remember, we’re Edgier, Bolder and Steamier … Hey, we don’t call this line Dead Sexy for nothing! Hashtag: #DeadSexyBooks
About Broadcast from the Bistro – Babs Hightower has been blogging since 2008 at Babs Book Bistro. This year she expanded the blog experience for her followers with Broadcast from the Bistro, a Blog Talk Radio program. “Growing up I read a lot, as my mother is an author. Then as a freshman in college I was encouraged by my friends to start a blog to share my reviews on what I read. I have been doing so ever since.”
About the Sultry Suspense Showcase – Guilty Pleasures Blog is showcasing Romantic Suspense during the month of October. The well-known blog site is featuring Dead Sexy authors from October 22 through October 26. They ask you to stop by and comment daily for a chance to win one of many great prizes.
About the Dead Sexy imprint at Entangled Publishing: In today’s exploding eBook market, strong sales are predicted for the digital-only line, which launched in May 2012. Nina Bruhns’ own romantic suspense novels have won numerous awards, including three prestigious Daphne du Maurier Awards for Best Overall Mystery-Suspense Book of the Year. “Nina Bruhns’ reputation and proven success as a Silhouette and Harlequin author, her thrillers with Berkley, as well as her past experience as an editor and pioneer in the digital marketplace, all make her the perfect fit for our Dead Sexy romantic suspense imprint,” says publisher Elizabeth Pelletier.
Dead Sexy has an awesome cadre of editors, beginning with Rochelle French and Tracy Montoya (amongst others). Writer and journalist Vicki Wilkerson acts as the managing editor. With an unbeatable royalty structure for authors and the option of mass international distribution, the new line has already wooed such top-tier authors as New York Times Bestseller Caridad Piñeiro, Patricia Rosemoor and Mallory Kane[V1] .