A traditional, independent digital, print and audiobook publisher of romantic historical fiction and stories inspired by jane austen.
By the author of The Perfect Gentleman and Lost & Found
He raged inwardly at fate’s gift
of the one female he could
never, ever have...
IT IS A TRUTH UNIVERSALLY acknowledged that a single vampyre must be in want of a wife. Someone biddable, her memories easily expunged to allow for strange, inexplicable deeds and baffling circumstances. A tractable creature, of average intelligence, willing to attend to the business of producing heirs and keep out of all else. A girl easily moulded, incurious, indifferent, and demanding nothing beyond access to his fortune.
FITZWILLIAM DARCY KNOWS EXACTLY who he needs. He can fix on the hour, the spot, the look, and the words which laid the foundation for an obsession he rejected. But ten years later, at an assembly in an obscure village in Hertfordshire, he finds himself in the middle once more.
His needs are unalterable. But can he resist the one woman he truly wants?
When Fitzwilliam Darcy meets Elizabeth Bennet in the fateful autumn of 1811, their mutual infatuation is immediate and undeniable. Within months, they are married and spend a blissful winter at Pemberley, falling more deeply in love with each other than either might have imagined possible. But spring in London proves more challenging to them. Accident and artifice join to devastating effect for the young couple, destroying their felicity and creating an outcome neither might have imagined.
Two years later, happenstance reunites them. Sorrow and anger have built walls between them but the love they once shared still remains. Will it be enough to conquer the sins of the past? Is the love they still hold within them strong enough to prevail over the anger and mistrust that tore them apart?
Marianne Mowbrey is a responsible country rector’s daughter who longs for the novelty and excitement she reads about in novels. When her crusty Aunt Harriet agrees to give her a Season in London, Marianne vows to dazzle the world, win a husband, and never go home again. But the Londoners who determine social success are inclined to pass over plain Marianne in favor of her beautiful, reckless younger sister.
In a world of ambition, fashion, flattery, and deceit, how can Marianne stay true to her real self—especially when she is not even sure what that real self is?
Flirtation & Folly is a regency romance in the style of Jane Austen and Georgette Heyer. This series will explore the emergence of the Mowbrey sisters as they leave their country upbringing behind and enter the exciting world of London society.
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Quills & Quartos Publishing has one goal: to pair the best Austenesque and historical romance fiction with the best in editing and cover design to create a superlative reading experience. We are not a vanity press, imprint, or services-for-hire company, but a traditional royalty-paying publishing house, staffed with editors and designers, looking for stories people will want to read.
But we need authors to write those stories. Are you a writer who is interested in publishing your work? We would love to hear from you.
Email your manuscript, along with a synopsis of the story, a word count, and a short author bio to email@example.com. Please submit it in Word doc/docx form, double-spaced in 12-pt. Times Roman. Stories of 30,000-40,000 words (novella) and 90,000-150,000 words (novel) fit within our ideal parameters. Please do not include formatting such as headers or page numbers, but do include page breaks between new chapters.
Q&Q does not publish erotica. Sexual content is fine as long as the story will stand on its own without it. Sexual scenarios must be consensual.
If you submit work to us that has been posted online in any way, shape or form, please provide us with the link to that content as well as proof that you are in fact the author. Please indicate whether you have a co-author and provide us the details of your writing relationship. Submissions must be the original writing of the person who submitted the manuscript. If we are to publish your story, all online versions must be taken down when the contract is signed.
Submissions will be read by our editorial panel, and we'll be in touch within a few weeks with our publishing decision. We look forward to hearing from you!