Charlotte Dillon's Book Page for Writers
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First Sales by First-time Authors
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All of the books you'll find here are debuts.  First sales are a great way to learn what
kind of work a publisher is looking for from a new author.  I've tried to list at least a
couple of books by most of the better known publishers, several by some.
Dating Can Be Deadly
by Wendy Roberts
Red Dress Ink

A Summer Sentence
by Carolynn Carey
Avalon Books

The Heart's Homecoming
by Merrillee Whren
Steeple Hill

Relentless
by Jan Hambright
Harlequin Intrigue

A Forever Kind of Thing
by Sharon Cullen
Runestone Publishing

Satisfy Your Desire for More
by Jess Michaels & Jennifer Probst
Red Sage: Secrets

The Captain's Castaway
by Christine Scheel
Signet

Love and Rockets
by Charlene Teglia
Ellora's Cave

To Kiss A Frog
by Elle James
Love Spell

High-Stakes Passion
by Juliet Burns
Silhouette Desire

What an Earl Wants
by Shirley Karr
Avon

Never Naughty Enough
by Jill Monroe
Harlequin Temptation Heat

The Jewel and the Sword
by Marjorie Jones
Medallion Press

Sweet Release
by Pamela Clare
Leisure

Love Worth Fighting For
by Katherine D. Jones
BET Books

Wild Cat And The Marine
by Jade Taylor
Harlequin

Melting the Ice
by Loreth Anne White
Silhouette Intimate Moments

The Ideal Bride
by Nonnie St.George
Zebra Regency

She Who Laughs Last
by Jennie Klassel
Leisure Books

The Color of Trouble
by Dyanne Davis
Genesis Press

No Place To Hide
by Madalyn Reese
Harlequin

Bad Boys Online
by Erin McCarthy
Brava

A Gentleman Seduced
by Sharon Page
Ellora's Cave

Winter Is Past
by Ruth Morren
Steeple Hill

Practice Makes Mr Perfect
by Patricia Mae White
Harlequin

Too Close to the Sun
by Robin T. Popp
Love Spell

The Knave and the Maiden
by Blythe Gifford
Harlequin

A Stolen Time
by Shari Boullion
Dorchester

The Virgin's Proposal
by Shirley Jump
Silhouette Romance

Ten Acres and Twins
by Kaitlyn Rice
Harlequin American

Surrender, My Love
by Heather S. Webber
Avalon

Love Me Again
by Wendy Burge
Zebra Books

One Magic Moment
by Yahrah St. John
Arabesque

A Can of Peas
by Traci DePree
Waterbrook Press

Falling Star
by Diana Dempsey
Onyx Books -- NAL

The Devil of Kilmartin
by Laurin Wittig
Jove

Beneath A Silver Moon
by Deborah Schneider
Leisure Books

Montana Match
by Fran Shaff
Avalon Career Romance

With Every Breath
by Maureen Smith
Arabesque

The Blue Devil
by Melynda Beth Skinner
Zebra Regency Romance

By Arrangement
by Madeline Hunter
Bantam Books

Finding Love's Fortune
by Shelley Galloway
Avalon Romance

Heartmate
by Robin D. Owens
Jove

Falcon's Return
by Rebecca K. O'Connor
Avalon

Dragon Witch
by Dolly Lien
ImaJinn Books

Irish Blessing: Reilly's Law
by Elizabeth Keys
Zebra Books
Dark Desires
by Eve Silver
Zebra Books

The Prey
by Allison Brennan
Ballantine Books

Fatal Embrace
by Aris Whittier
Five Star

Her Body of Work
by Marie Donovan
Harlequin Blaze

White Heat
by Leigh Wyndfield
Red Sage

Ghostly Liaisons
by Terry Lee Wilde
Medallion Press

The Veil of Night
by Lydia Joyce
Signet

Dance of Desire
by Catherine Kean
Medallion Press

The Naked Duke
by Sally MaCkenzie
Zebra Books

Tested By Fire
by Kathryn Springer
Steeple Hill Love Inspired

The Hinterlands
by Karen Mercury
Medallion Press

A Connecticut Fashionista in King
Arthur's Court
by Marianne Mancusi
Love Spell

Loving Mercy
by Teresa Bodwell
Zebra Books

Stay With Me
by Beverly Long
Berkley Sensation

The Queen's Fencer
by Caitlin Scott-Turner
Five Star

The Cowboy Way
by Christine Wenger
Silhouette Special Edition

Jennie in a Bottle
by Titania Ladley
Ellora's Cave

The Bodyguard: Knight for Hire
by Andrea Jackson
Genesis Press

The Mysterious Miss M
by Diane Gaston
Mills & Boon

Kissed By Magic
by Gloria Harchar
Dorchester

Stick Shift
by Mary Leo
Harlequin

Pitter Patter
by Cathy Liggett
Avalon

Shadow Soldier
by Dana Marton
Harlequin Itrigue

Bulletproof Bride
by Diana Duncan
Silhouette

Winged Victory
by L. F. Hampton
Imajinn Books

Big Hair and Flying Cows
by Dolores J. Wilson
Medallion Press

Lady of the Knight
by Jackie Ivie
Kensington

Losing the Moon
by Patti Callahan Henry
NAL

The Unknown Daughter
by Anna DeStefano
Harlequin Superromance

Getting What You Want
by Kathy Love
Kensington

Hearts in Bloom
by Mae Nunn
Steeple Hill

When Dashing Met Danger
by Shana Galen
Avon

Zane's Way
by Maggie Casper
Ellora's Cave Publishing

Rules of Engagement
by Kathryn Caskie
Warner Books

Private Eyes
by Dominique Sinclair
Red Sage

Someone Safe
by Lori L. Harris
Harlequin Intrigue

Blood Moon Over Bengal
by Morag Mckendrick Pippin
Leisure Books

Love On The Air
by Sierra Donovan
Avalon

Forced Mate
by Rowena Cherry
Love Spell

The Stone Prince
by Gena Showalter
HQN Books

Walks In Shadow
by Joyce Henderson
Dorchester

At Your Service, Jack
by Brenda Hammond
Harlequin Temptation

Crystal Moon
by Elysa Hendricks
Imajinn Books

Housebreaking a Husband
by Lori Soard
Five Star

My Champion
by Glynnis Campbell
Jove

By Arrangement
by Madeline Hunter
Bantam
Coming Soon -- First Sales!
The Oldest Kind Of Magic
by Ann Macela
Medallion Press

Slow Motion
by Wayne Jordan
Arabesque

The Sea King
by Jolie Mathis
Berkley

Bad Boys Ahoy!
by Sylvia Day
Kensington Brava

Montana Secrets : Going Back
by Kay Stockham
Harlequin Superromance

It Happened One Summer
by Lynette Rees
Wings Press
Taken to Heart
by Tamera Alexander
Bethany House

The Husband Trap
by Tracy Anne Warren
Ballantine Books

The Wrong Husband
by Robyn Ratliff
Avon

Love's Agent
by Emille Cantieri
Warner Books

Dream Lover
by Julie Cohen
Harlequin Temptation

Talk Gertie to Me
by Lois Winston
Dorchester Publishing