New Concepts Publishing
New Concepts Publishing, the first totally electronic romance publishing house, was established in the spring of 1996. Its founder, Madris DePasture, had been a member of Romance Writers of America since the early 90s and was a published author. In her ‘other’ life, she was owner of a successful construction company, which she started in the early 80s. Her first career, however, was in computer science. She had been working with computers for more than 20 years when she first conceived the idea of an electronic publishing company, an idea spawned by the trend she saw towards development of alternate materials to replace the growing inability of the tree industry to keep up with demand.
New Concepts Publishing went on-line with their first four novels, Amber Moment, Lord of Chaos, Liar’s Poker, and Shattered Dreams, in October of 1996. At first publishing only 2 to 4 novels a month, they are now publishing 8 to 16 novels and short stories a month.
NCP began by focusing on the romance genre before widening the variety of genre fiction they accepted, including erotica, erotic romance, short contemporary duets, science fiction/fantasy, historical romance, westerns, horror, anthologies, paranormal romance, and more. As time went on, they found their way back to their roots and now publish a wide array of erotic fiction and romance.
The primary goal of New Concepts Publishing, from its inception, was to bring high quality fiction to book lovers. By offering our authors generous royalty percentages and creative freedom, we’ve not only attracted many fine authors, but can offer work ‘written from the heart’, fresh, excitingly different stories that stringent guidelines would never have allowed.
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A hard predatory look had overtaken his features, and, dammit, she wanted nothing more than to be his prey.
What would become of the virgin won by a half-breed in a game of chance?
Total Submission; Billionaire Bad Boys I
“When you walk in this room, you will belong to me,” he said. “I will control your body in every way that matters, and I will give you pleasure and pain exactly as I see fit. Do you understand?”
After mooning over 'the hunk' for weeks, Evelyn concludes that subtlety isn't getting her anywhere. She decides to take matters into her own hands and seduce Adam Mercury. The encounter is everything she'd hoped for … and disastrous at the same time.
Betrayed By His Past
Sometimes a man’s past can cripple him quicker than a bullet.
Length: Mid Novel
Genre: Romantic Suspense/Psychological Drama/Interracial/Contemporary Romance
Rating: Erotic, Light BDSM
Alien Abduction; Beastmen of Ator
Cara didn't believe in aliens--so it was particularly difficult to process that she was abducted--twice--by two different alien species! She thought the second might be a rescue, but how to tell?
Red and the Wolf
Aslyn didn’t know whether to be more afraid of herself or the huntsman.....
Genre: Fantasy/Werewolf Romance
Demon Castle; Mirror, Mirror
Some unnameable evil thing lived in the crumbling ruins of the old castle ….
Length: Short Story
Genre: Paranormal/Horror Romance
Love Bites; Mirror, Mirror
Be careful what you wish for …. Angela began to wish the vampire, Elijah, who visited her in erotic dreams was real. Then she discovered he was.
Length: Short Story
Genre: Paranormal/Vampire Romance
Dark Voyage; Mirror, Mirror
Shipwrecked by a rogue storm, Sylvie was vastly relieved to be rescued by John Friday, captain of the sailing ship, Friday the 13th.
Length: Short Story
Genre: Paranormal Romance
Hunter's Moon; Mirror, Mirror
Desiree was in dire need of a distraction. She got more than she bargained for on the night of the Hunter’s Moon.
Length: Short Story
Genre: Paranormal Romance
Hell's Breed: Mark of the Wolf
Laurie had no idea how drastically her life was about to be altered when she missed the off-ramp in Atlanta.
Length: Mid Novel
Genre: Paranormal Romance
Rating: Erotic, Multiple heroes, multiple partners, Ménage a trios
Real Man, A; Mirror, Mirror
Marina arrives home from work to find Frank Stein’s creation, a life-like, anatomically correct, cyborg lost, hungry and parked on the curb in front of her house.
One Thousand Nights
In the days of Casanova when the French aristocracy was at its most decadent Guy, Marquis of Chatillon takes, as is his ancient right, Valentine, a beautiful peasant girl, as his mistress: bound to him for 1000 days.
Cat Scratch Fever; Blue-Collar Werewolves V
When the going gets tough, the tough get...furry?
Matthew Ridley is having one hell of a day. Being hijacked by his crazy werewolf brother-in-law, kidnapped by scientist’s intent of killing off supernaturals, and getting turned into a strange hybrid were-lion isn't enough. Werewolves, werecats, and whatever...it's going to be one interesting family reunion.
Playing with Fire
Even in the dark reality of seeking the missing, powerful flames of desire burn too hot to be ignored.
Wrong Memory, The
Looking to escape, widow Jeanne Latham ends up in the isolated, and supposedly haunted, Whisnant Mansion ten miles from civilization. It’s just her luck the owner of that crumbling monstrosity, Eric Monroe, sees her as a fortune hunter.
Head strong, rebellious, mischievous, wild, irresistible, beautiful, alluring, these are just a few words to describe the young Katherine. When her father’s will is read she finds out that she is betrothed to the Earl of Afton, she begs her mother or her 6 older brothers and one younger brother to help her out of her current circumstances. When they refuse she takes things in her own hands.....
When Shauna escaped into the world of mortals, the last person she expected to see was Liam, her childhood friend—the one who’d betrayed her family.
"This title is a reissue of "Runaway Fae"
Pirate's Wraith, The
When lightning strikes Lesley's car, she passes out and wakes up on the Lyrical, a twenty-four gun frigate, in 1711, where the captain looks like her fiancé—except for one fine asset, the cannon in his britches. Though disguised as a cabin boy, danger awaits her at every turn.
All Things Come; Sanctuary IV
A terrified witch out of her safety zone sends a desperate, telepathic call for help. But will Holli be able to accept the Alpha male and the vampire ancient who reach for her in answer to her unspoken call?
Quest for the Grail; Immortal Knights IV
A modern-day witch searches for an ancient chalice that might be the Holy Grail and encounters a demon intent on the same purpose. Only an immortal knight from King Arthur’s court can save her, but the one sent happens to have amnesia.
Exception to the Rule
Somewhere, there has to be an exception to the rule that a woman needs a man to be successful, and Garnet Madigan will defy the man she loves, her ex-husband and a rumored mafia-connected, attentive competitor to prove she’s right.
“Open your mouth even once, tell anyone about us, give them a name, and we’ll come for you, Sammy. There will be nowhere you can hide that we won’t find you.”
Memories in Blood
Jane Blackwood has more problems than her attraction to two men--a movie mogul and a homicide detective who wants to prove that her brother is a serial-killer. Someone from her past wants her dead. Can she dredge up her long-buried childhood memories before an assassin catches up to her?
Recon Marines I: Marine's Queen, The
Queen Callie Adell’s enemies want her for the secret elixir only her bloodline can produce. She flees an abduction attempt and lands in the arms of the most feared military man in the universe. Recon Marine Captain Joe, a genetically enhanced soldier, knows little of civilian life or of women. But his body knows what it wants from Callie even if his mind suffers mostly confusion in her presence.
Changing the Rules
Jack paid for one night with Star, can he convince her to spend every night after with him?
It suited half-Cherokee, half-Scot pirate Hal Merritt to abduct and murder the wife of his enemy for her part in her husband’s crimes. But instead of a knowing accomplice, he finds an innocent young countess, not yet awakened to her sensuality.
Will Antonio’s romantic confession win Orlanda’s heart, or destroy their partnership? A partnership made in heaven/hell—they secretly lust after each other, but … business first! How can they build a successful business together if their focus is on the bedroom instead of the bakery?
More Value than Pearls; The Douglas Trilogy III:
It was a simple thing, a child's birthday celebration, that brought Maria Del Ramos’ past and all that she longed to forget, crashing down around her, dragging her and her beloved 'Black Knight', Sir Lucas Douglas, into a world of sin and murder. What high price would she pay for the new life she’d hoped to have?
Secret Society, The
They were an elite team of shape-shifters, formed to rescue those who couldn’t help themselves and had nowhere to turn. But was it safer to trust a man capable of shifting into a wolf than the man stalking her?
Faie were turning up missing … or dead. As alarming as that was, the growing suspicion and distrust in her lover’s eyes was worse to Roxy’s mind. She craved Ashton’s touch more than the air she breathed. It was unthinkable that he would turn his back on her … turn on her
Witching Hour, The
No power on earth could keep Bianca Lamont in town longer than it takes to fulfill her singing commitments—even the sexy Flynn Carmichael.
Wishes through Time
When Caitlyn wishes to meet the man of her dreams, she has no idea her wish will take her to medieval England. She will quickly discover that finding true love and adjusting to life in 1400 is much more difficult than she could have ever imagined.
Malcolm “Colm” MacRobert is ordered by his chief to travel through time and return with a woman. Not just any woman, the daughter of Laird and Lady Grant. There’s one problem, though. Everyone knows the Grants never had a daughter. Who is he bringing back? And why is she so important that his laird using the village witch to send Colm over 200 years into the future?
In this exciting sequel to The Bounty, retired bounty hunter and renowned physician, Dr. Jonas Sanchez has sworn never take on another bounty. But when a valuable shipment belonging to his brother-in-law is lifted right out from under his nose by the infamous Shadow Thief, the chase is on.
Kate Hunter, recent divorcee, finds herself in the middle of a modern gothic mystery in the mountains of Colorado. Her best friend is missing, her host is hostile, and the housekeeper doesn’t like her. Throw in a psychic lover and an unexpected attraction to the sexy rancher next door and Kate wonders why she stayed home so long.
MoonRunner II: Gathering Darkness
GATHERING DARKNESS continues the story of Sergei Volek and his struggle to keep himself and his growing family safe from not only those around him but also from the Shapeshifters' deadly enemies, the Stalkers.
When bodies begin to pile up as tourists and unwary locals go missing, Rhi discovers that demons roam the forest looking for fresh meat, vampires haunt Cripple Creek ’s brick-paved streets and rooftops, and a lot of the citizens, including the mysterious Jack Blackthorne, have been a part of the mining town’s landscape for a supernaturally long time.
MoonRunner I: Under the Shadow
A man wakes naked and injured on a beach with no idea how he comes to be wherever he is. Worse, he doesn't know who he is. And worst of all, he has no conception of what he is.
Serena Cunningham did not trust Dominic Westcroft, since she was almost certain he had brutally slaughtered her sister, his first wife, in a fit of jealous rage, and she was out to prove he was the cold-blooded killer she believed him to be. All she needed was the opportunity.
Day After Forever
Ethan is out to get even with Bradley Wright, Jenna’s father, for ruining his business. Can Ethan make her understand it wasn’t Jenna he wanted to even scores with? Can she understand the cruelty of her father’s long-ago cheating?
With the Unseelie prince’s dangerously addictive kiss lingering on her lips, Roxy is appointed by the Seelie Court to investigate their king’s murder. As more faeries turn up missing or dead, Roxy must find the killer before accusations push the two courts into war.
Born of Fire
It was never fun to wake up after being dead, but for Willow, it was a regular occurrence. How exactly do you explain to the hunky fire fighter that dragged your corpse from a burnt out of building that you’re not really dead? Even after 1000 years, Willow still didn’t have a good answer for that.
Football great's recovered fumble saves sexy prosecutor from terrifying
Dr. Jake Moore has been running from the past for too long. Now, it's time to face it head on. He never expects the demons that haunt him to be sniffing at his heels when he returns to Louisiana, and he never expects the one girl who got away to still be there, looking exactly like what he needs as the moon rises overhead.
Jason Kaid has been trying to understand why Mareah suddenly left him for no reason, but in three years, he has never managed to even get close to Mareah, much less talk to her.
Witch Blade, The; The Douglas Trilogy II:
Maggie Douglas had a new and full life. The lonely years of her life at Whitehall Priory were a fading a memory. Betrothed to the handsome, eldest son of a Highland Laird, she should be happy—was. Kenneth Sutton was a memory, a bittersweet memory, but nothing more. She'd found a new love. Everything was as it should be...until Kenneth returned to Scotland.
With Dragonia torn by civil war and the rebels winning the fight, it was only a matter of time before the dragon shifters focused on earth in their determination to take back what mankind had taken from them centuries before.
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