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Black Opal Books

Black Opal Books

Based in the Pacific Northwest, BLACK OPAL BOOKS was founded by people who thought the publishing industry could do more for both readers and authors. So they formed BLACK OPAL BOOKS and gave it a two-fold mission: produce high-quality, well-edited books for readers, while helping authors achieve their dreams, as well as a higher percentage of royalties.

 

 

For Readers: Since we’re readers, too, we know how frustrating and disappointing badly-written and poorly edited books can be. We understand that when you pay good money for a book, you expect to get value for your dollar. So at BLACK OPAL BOOKS, all our books are carefully chosen for quality and thoroughly edited before a single copy goes out.

 

 

For Authors: Since we’re authors as well as businesspeople, we know how much hard work goes into writing a book—endless hours spent staring at a page while searching for words, struggling to finish the first draft, revising, editing, more revising, and still more revising. We also understand how disheartening it is, when you finally write the dreaded query letter and send it out to publishers, only to have your book rejected based solely on your query letter by someone who hasn’t read a single word of your book. Or even worse, to not get a response at all. And if you're lucky enough to get accepted and published, to receive royalties of such a small per cent. So at BLACK OPAL BOOKS, we let you send your completed manuscript along with your query letter. For all properly submitted queries, we read at least one chapter of the manuscript before deciding whether to accept or reject it. We also respond to all properly submitted queries. For those of you we do accept, our royalties start at 45%, for both ebook and print, and go as high as 70%.

 

 

We’re committed to creating a rewarding and satisfying publishing experience for both readers and authors.






 
Submission Guidelines


Coming Soon
Available
02/23/19


Kilts and Catnip ~ The Shrouded Isle ~ Book 1
Zoe Tasia

Available
02/23/19


Libra ~ The Sign Behind the Crime ~ Book 4
Ronnie Allen

Available
02/23/19


You Say Goodbye
Keith Steinbaum

Available
03/16/19


Locked Out
Sarah Levine Simon

Available
04/06/19


The Place Inside the Storm
Bradley W. Wright

Available
06/08/19


Darksight
DC Mallery

 


Current Releases

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Rainbow Vintner
Geza Tatrallyay


Southern Comfort
JD Davis


Protecting Kyleigh
Elizabeth Brooks


Tommy's Rival
Patrick Ashtre


An Unconventional Affair ~ Book 2
Mollie Blake


The Case of the Missing Mobster
Harol Marshall


Food for Thought: Just Desserts
Nancy DeRosa


Mutilating women
Anoop Chandola


Beyond the Stone Arch
Gisela Woldenga


Mirror Mirror
Leonardus G.. Rougoor


Murder in the Family
Lisanne Harrington


Lonely Hearts Cry
Anji Nolan


Lost in Time
Ramona Forrest


A Two Horse Town
Kathleen Kaska


Grave Expectations ~ A Mother-and-Me Mystery
Sandra Gardner


Hell Cat ~ A VIC Shapeshifter Novel
Yvonne Rediger


Pure Gold ~ Three Cases of Gold
Theodore P. Druch


Sins of the Sister
Zari Reede


The Gator Hunter
Trisha O'Keefe


Race for the Sun
Minette Lauren


When Angels Sleep
Pinkie Paranya

 

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