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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In pursuit of a serial killer, Confederation Ranger Lana Eloy is forced to land on the barbaric, male dominated world, of Ata Prime and endure the escort of Captain of the royal guard, Corin Thantos.
Love with a Stranger
It was one of those surreal movie moments when Mila first spotted Giles Hawthorne in the lounge on the train bound for adventure. It couldn't hurt just to look, could it?
Fortunately for her, Giles liked what he saw and he wasn't inclined just to look.
Beware of Wolves
THE MOST DANGEROUS WOLF OF ALL: What chiseled lips he had! The better to fan desire's flames.What strong hands he had! The better to touch her as no one had before. THE MAIDEN AND THE WEREWOLF: The time has come for Valgard to claim his mate to fight beside him.
Place Out of Time, A
Save her... The peculiar message proclaimed. But what did it mean? Found in an ancient box, the message was strange. Save who, from What?
Don't let her go into the fire... Don't let her come home ... or she will die... A desperate plea that he can't ignore, that sends a shiver up his spine.
Genre: Historical Romance
Affairs of the Gods
Dumped by her fiancé and her studio, Cassandra McKinnon needs a change, but is she ready for Anteros, and the perils of the God Realms?
Hand of the Wind
Arynn felt trapped between two worlds. One she had picked, it was the path she was trying to get back on, life with her sister in a new city. The other had come unbidden, an adventure that pulled her into unplanned destinations and an unknown future. Would Ramir’s help, promised by the famous poet, be enough to find her lost sister on the Silk Road? Which world would prevail?
Sharing space with her lover and her mate forces Syndey to wonder if she can withstand the heat. Or will Drew's need to possess her burn them all?
Elemental: Earth (Alt)
Gavin and his brothers had clashed with government agents many times since their escape from ‘the hatch’, but Tessa and her posse were a challenge they welcomed.
Brianna had no clue of just how dangerous the man was that she’d been sent to seduce and capture until the rebels came and all hell broke loose.
Recon Marines II: Marine's Heiress, The
Recon Marine Vin vows revenge on those who betrayed his regiment but meeting Dr. Emma deflects him from his vengeance. Emma understands Vin as no one else can, but she has nothing but her love to save him before he dies for honor and duty.
What to do if you discover your next door neighbor is transporting illegal aliens—that are really aliens—run like hell!
Plains of Giah; Vale of Shadows
Mariah hadn’t expected to become another victim of the Bermuda Triangle when she set out for a weekend of fun with friends. And she certainly never would’ve guessed she was about to be sucked into an alternate universe where the creatures of Earth’s mythological past lived.
Baby Deal, The; Making Babies
One day Julia was focused completely on her career, the next she was just as completely focused on the biological clock she’d never really given a thought to until a one night stand seems likely to yield a little tax deduction. Where did all the time go? And what can she do at this late date to keep from missing out on ‘all the bells and whistles’?
Isabella’s legacy is a strange cabochon ring some will kill to possess.
Pursued by some unnamable able evil after the death of her parents, Isabella flees her home and all that she’s known. But discovers she can’t run far enough or fast enough to escape her destiny when the night rider runs her to ground in the dark woods.
Lords of Mayhem
As certain as Anya was that the being who called himself Legion was more dangerous than any force in the universe, she found herself falling unwillingly beneath the spell of seduction he wove around her, struggling uselessly against his determination to win her as his mate.
Awakening, The; Cyberevolution I
They were the latest weaponry—cyborg soldiers—a melding of robotics and biological materials conceived to integrate them with their human counterparts--except they were scary-big and so powerful they were capable of destruction no human was. And they attained awareness and went rogue.
She bore the mark foretold in legend. Three powerful men would fight to claim her, but Bronwyn had her own ideas about how her destiny would unfold.
Punished; Sex Slave II (Alt)
When the computer system at the law firm where she works is hacked and critical information filched, she discovers she could be looking at jail time and begs them for the chance to repay them in whatever manner they see fit. The sentence is six months hard time-with six young lawyers.
"This title is an alternative version of "Punished" that has been completely revised."
Absolute Obedience; At the Billionaire’s Command I
Sherry had second thoughts, and thirds, the first time she received the email to meet up with a stranger, but she discovered a side of herself she'd never known existed, found that she thrived on the excitement of never knowing who would command her next or what they would command her to do.
Slavemaster's Woman, The
His order from the ruler of the planet Buranis is to have her submissive by the time he returns with her. Tarken is the slavemaster. Cushla is the slave…but who’s whipping who here?
A Spicy Seduction
Can the light of love chase the dark shadows of the past from the lives of Jules and Grace?
Coming Home: Jack's Frost & What you Desire
Winter or summer, love is always in the air.
"These titles have been previously published"
Length: Short Story/Anthology
Genre: Paranormal/Contemporary Romance
A hard predatory look had overtaken his features, and, dammit, she wanted nothing more than to be his prey.
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.
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