Pitch to: Lydia Sharp, Senior Editor, Acquisitions Manager, and Assistant Publisher at Entangled Publishing

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Pitch to Lydia Sharp, Senior Editor, Acquisitions Manager, and Assistant Publisher at Entangled Publishing​




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Pitch here by REPLYING TO THIS POST from September 29 at 9AM EST to October 1 at 11:59PM
 
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sarahski

Premium Member
Aug 21, 2021
5
2
216
US/Germany
Title: SELF-CHECKOUT
Genre: Adult Contemporary Romance
Length: 84,000 words
Author: Sarah Ski

After a close call, Charlotte wants out of the assassination business and another shot with the guy she left behind. Ben, her ex, is a dutiful son, running the family grocery store and dating the woman his mom wants him to marry—getting involved with Charlotte again means defying his family and abandoning small-town life. Charlotte wants back in his bed, but there’s one little problem—she’s been hired to kill Ben’s mom, who’s never liked her, and going through with the job may be Charlotte’s only chance at happily ever after.
 
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Tess DeGroot

Premium Member
Jan 21, 2017
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3,461
High Desert, California
  • Title: Princess of Sweetwater
  • Genre: Historical Romance
  • Length: 58,000 words
  • Author: Tess DeGroot
1886, California. Princess Victoria craves independence and a college education, but on her last night in San Francisco, she learns her father’s prime minister has secretly arranged a betrothal. Feeling trapped, she trades pearls for train tickets and flees to the Antelope Valley, posing as a schoolteacher. She knows her cousin will keep his promise to find her and bring her home, but if she wants to hold on to her new life and the unexpected love she’s found, she’ll need to work out a way to stop the prime minister’s scheme.
 
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MJ Klipfel

Premium Member
Sep 20, 2021
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Tampa
Title: Blood Promotion
Genre: Paranormal Romance
Length: 82k
Author: M.J. Rose

Self-confidence, a steady paycheck, and a swivel chair—that's all reporter Tessa Sanders wants. So when the megalomaniac mayor inadvertently gives her the ultimate career-making story, it's reason to celebrate...until the lead lands her in a nightmare world of monsters and dead bodies. Seems humankind is on a deadline, and if she and her new co-worker, a drop-dead-gorgeous vampire who can't decide if he wants to kiss her or kill her, can't break the story before their time's up, humanity gets its pink slip.
 
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Sevannah Storm

Calligrapher
Jun 11, 2018
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3
1,801
South Africa
Title: The Shikari
Genre: Adult Science Fiction Romance
Length: 67,700 words
Author: Sevannah Storm

FEMALE WITCHER IN OUTER SPACE
With only her annoying A.I. as company, creature-hunter Mick is determined to keep her late dad's ship running. But that means joining forces with an old crush while an alien rat bite has her mutating into who knows what. When the ex-crush steals her prize and lures her into danger, she must choose who to save: his lying ass or the gorgeous griffon shifter who's stolen her heart across parsecs.
 
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vickiewrites

Premium Member
Jul 2, 2020
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17,596
USA
Title: Promises
Genre: Women's Fiction
Length: 90,300 words
Author: Linda Vick (Pen Name: Vickie Acer)

Amy Whitman, a 26-year-old librarian, craves an action-packed, romantic future but fears remaining a novel-reading old maid due to self-doubt and indecision. She believes a new job in another state will transform her life, and she may be right. However, unless once ambitious Amy reads a book taking her back in time and assists a long-deceased author in investigating a murder to catch thieves on the job, she will never admit finding “the one.”
 
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Patti Kurtz

scribbler
Aug 25, 2016
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Title: Wild Music
Genre: YA Contemporary with a romantic subplot
Length: 100,000 words
Author: Patti J. Kurtz

Nina Barrow blames herself for the car crash two years ago that killed her boyfriend and the alpha wolf of the pack her father was trying to preserve. But her fragmented memory has hidden the truth from her. Now, she’s determined to find out the truth, even though it could put her and her beloved wolves in grave danger.
 
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Jenna Ives

scribbler
Feb 12, 2020
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Florida
Title: The Traveler
Genre: Contemporary/paranormal
Length: 74,975
Author: Jenna Ives

On the way home from her ER shift, Dr. Alessa Brown sees a naked man staggering by the side of the road in the rain and feels compelled help. Kerrith’s story that he’s an alien life form somehow forced into this human body during the violent lightning storm is patently unbelievable until he displays powers Alessa can’t explain. As she spends time with him, she realizes Kerrith’s alien energy will overload and kill his human host, so she attempts to find a way to separate them, even though it will mean Alessa losing this perfect alien she's coming to love.
 
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Patti Kurtz

scribbler
Aug 25, 2016
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Title: Checkered Flag
Genre: YA Contemporary
Length: 100,000 words
Author: Patti J. Kurtz

As a girl competing in a primarily male sport, sixteen-year-old Jess knows the odds are against her. She never expected to be accused of cheating, much less framed for sabotaging other drivers’ racecars. Jess must find the real saboteur or her dream of racing the Junior Circuit ends here.
 
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Title: Black Belly: Flesh and Blood
Genre: Adult Urban Fantasy/Paranormal
Length: 85,000 words
Author: Ely Azure

Sheep shapeshifters have been in hiding for centuries until a new exotic drug hits the streets containing their magical blood. Elias and his kind are in danger of not only being discovered, but of being hunted & murdered if they don’t find out who’s draining their blood and put a stop to it. Turns out there’s more to fear than coyotes in this True Blood meets The Hollows paranormal thriller.
 
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DawnFM

Wordsmith
Jan 31, 2021
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Ontario, Canada
Title: The Weight of Silence
Genre: Women’s Fiction
Length: 85,000
Author: Dawn Miller


Career-driven Miriam devotes her life to her deaf students while burying guilt about her childhood friend’s death—and hiding self-inflicted scars. When a tip reopens the decades-old cold case, and small-town secrets emerge, the devastating fallout forces her to face truths about herself and the people she loves. Miriam risks everything—including newfound love—to confront the past and discovers she’s not the only one living a lie.
 
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Title: A Crown of Fangs and Feathers
Genre: YA Fantasy with Romance
Length: 74,000words
Author: Sandy Butchers


Raven wishes battling an army of undead soldiers is the easiest obstacle in life she’ll have to overcome.

Hailed as the last resort to free Alvar, Prince of Ulfgard, from his cursed, beastly form, she finds herself tangled in a web of witchcraft and magic between the crown of a cruel king and a coven of vengeful witches.

With the pyres lit and her wicked aunt fanning the flames, Raven’s legacy as the daughter of a powerful enchantress must save her from a fate burning at the stake and a kingdom of curses brought on by centuries of oppression.
 
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aschuh

scribbler
Jan 19, 2021
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Wisconsin
Title- Magic in the Air
Genre - Paranormal Romantic Comedy
Word Count - 71,000
Author - Adrianna Schuh

Small town baker and single mom Olivia Ayala knows a thing or two about witches, considering she is one.

That's how she knows charming newcomer Draven James is hiding something.

And protecting the town means finding out what, she just has to avoid losing her heart in the process.
 
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paigeclassey

scribbler
Feb 8, 2021
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0
126
USA
Title: HEAVY LIGHTNESS
Genre: YA Contemporary Romance
Length: 22,000 (novel in verse)
Author: Paige Classey Przybylski

POET X + SPEAK + Shakespeare: Jade’s parents want her to attend Paris U, not the art school of her dreams. Freshly-dumped Rowan cooks gourmet meals to cope with the loss of his mom and to stay sober. When the two meet at a house party, their electric connection may push the futures they actually want into reach… until a fight outside Montague’s Pizza jeopardizes everything.
 
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hm_thomas

Premium Member
Oct 14, 2019
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746
South Carolina
Title: The Marsh House
Genre: Women's Fiction (w/romance)
Length: 90,000
Author: HM Thomas

After a lifetime of her mother’s rejection, free-spirited artist Darby left home the day she turned eighteen, finally able to escape the unattainable expectations of her traditional southern family. Now, back in the Low Country she loves, she’s found success and satisfaction working with young artists. When a handsome doctor requests she return home to reconcile with the grandmother she hasn’t seen in almost two decades, she gathers the strength to face the women who failed her only to discover secrets that may shatter the peace she's finally found.
 
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  • Title: The Soul Keeper
  • Genre: YA Contemporary Small Town Romance
  • Length: 75,500 words
  • Author: Loraine Bowman

17 year old Juniper Taylor knew a few things in life. Eric Hampton was her best friend, University of South Carolina was the best school in the nation, and she didn’t like to lose. Until a twist of fate takes everything away, with only one hope—the love of her best friend Eric.
 
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Title: The Cure
Genre: Adult Thriller
Length: 92,000 words
Author: Tammy Euliano, MD

After a decade of worldwide infertility, Dr. Maggie Jeffries develops a cure. Hiding from false accusations that would have interrupted her work, she and her team witness the birth of the first viable primate, but the celebration is short-lived--the orangutan mother hemorrhages. With the cure incomplete, logic dictates she end her own secret pregnancy, but maternal instinct prevails. Pressured to begin human trials, Maggie refuses to risk more lives. She must solve the last piece of the puzzle under ever-shrinking time constraints. Betrayed and hunted, she escapes to protect herself, her unborn child, and the solution to humanity’s future.
 
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Noel S

Ink-slinger
Sep 24, 2021
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Scotland

Pitch to Lydia Sharp, Senior Editor, Acquisitions Manager, and Assistant Publisher at Entangled Publishing​




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Title: The Many Squandered Thing

Genre: Romantic Suspense

Length: 80,000 words

Author: Noel Stevenson



Probation officer Chris loves his job, his wife and his daughter, but for Rita he’ll risk all. As a child in care, he was Rita’s social worker, but now she's a beautiful woman, married to imprisoned Dave Green, a dangerous drugs baron who Chris will assess for parole. But all is not as it seems; Green’s reach extends far beyond the prison walls, as Chris swims ever further out of his depth in a sea of deception, taken by the tide.
 
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Stephanie.

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Sep 7, 2017
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Title: Detective Sergeant Mermaid
Genre: Paranormal, Inspirational Suspense, RomCom, POC
Word Count: 85,000
Author: Stephanie Spann
Tropes: Hidden Identity, Partners In Fighting Crime

Kimmie is a Detective Sergeant by day and a time-travelling mermaid by night, living in a sleepy, New Jersey town with no secrets…except one. To prevent a brutal heat wave, she slipped an iceberg from the past into the scorching present. When a bossy, handsome TimeCrime Agent accuses her of saving the Titanic, altering the weather pattern and unleashing an elite team of deadly merfolk-zombie hybrids, Kimmie must rely on her faith and fins to restore the timeline.
 
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Pitch to Lydia Sharp, Senior Editor, Acquisitions Manager, and Assistant Publisher at Entangled Publishing​

Title: See Me As I Am
Genre: YA Contemporary Romance
Length: 88,000 Words
Author: Cheryl D Wanner

Blindness doesn’t stop seventeen-year-old Jenny from going after what she wants—journalism byline (check!), horse sports (check!), meet fave rock star (on deck). Only Jenny doesn’t know she already met him (posed as a PR guy) until after they’ve fallen into a relationship that can only end with his deception catching up with him. Now Jenny must forgive the rock star who broke her trust, but still owns her heart—or walk away for good.


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Pitch here by REPLYING TO THIS POST from September 29 at 9AM EST to October 1 at 11:59PM

Pitch to Lydia Sharp, Senior Editor, Acquisitions Manager, and Assistant Publisher at Entangled Publishing​




Pitch Rules:
  1. Please review the Pitch FAQ and Information Page for details
  2. Most agents and editors will request a Three-line pitch
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    1. Three lines (sentences)
    2. Less than 100 words
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Pitch here by REPLYING TO THIS POST from September 29 at 9AM EST to October 1 at 11:59PM
 
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