Independent publishing house Mereo Books has announced a new imprint dedicated to the romantic novelist – Romaunce Books – and is giving RNA members an exclusive pre launch opportunity to become part of this exciting new team.
Romaunce – the Middle English spelling of romance, pronounced to rhyme with ‘dance’ – has been created to republish good-quality romantic novels which are out of print, while also giving talented authors a break by publishing new books deserving of a chance of
“If you’re a published author who’s had success but find your books relegated to the bottom of your publisher’s list, we want to hear from you,” said Mereo Publisher, Tony
Tingle. “Likewise if you’ve genuine talent and are struggling to get a conventional publishing deal for your book, we want you to get in touch with us. We’re happy to look at promising books, either modern or historical romance, which deserve to be published and be given the chance of selling well.”
‘We’re happy to look at promising books, either modern or historical romance, which deserve to be published and be given the chance of selling” says Tony Tingle MD of Mereo Books
Romaunce Books (Middle English for ‘romance’) is the home of award-winning romantic fiction. Some modern, some historical, but all entertaining and imaginatively well-written.
Romaunce Books is the Romantic Fiction imprint of Mereo Books, which is an independent publishing company based in the UK. Founded by publisher Tony Tingle, it publishes original romantic fiction, with a focus on commercial, award-winning novels.
In addition to commissioning original romantic fiction we are expanding our list by republishing neglected, classic fiction titles from renowned authors such as the late Angela Lambert, aiming to release around 100 titles a year. (See our submissions page for details on how to submit material to us).
Our mission is to illuminate, entertain and enrich the lives of our readers, putting books in their hands in a variety of convenient formats, wherever and whenever they choose, whilst embracing the ongoing technological revolution taking place in the publishing industry today. We focus on getting the most out of each book through attention to detail at every stage of the process, from editing to design and formatting, marketing and publicity and we do this because all of us here at Romaunce books love publishing and want to do our best to achieve outstanding results for authors, agents and our readers.
We have sales and distribution in Europe, North America and Australasia with dedicated sales teams selling our books in over 35 countries.