Saturday, August 4, 2007

Harlequin Launches Spice Briefs

Harlequin Enterprises Limited, one of the world's leading publishers of women's fiction, today launched Spice Briefs, erotic short stories available exclusively in the eBook format. In just 5,000 - 15,000 words these sexually explicit short stories pack all the passion and plot readers expect from full-length Spice novels. Regularly priced at $2.99 U.S., Harlequin is introducing Spice Briefs at a special price of 99A" each from their August 1 launch until August 15, 2007.

"These bold, pushing-the-envelope, highly erotic short stories are convenient, easily accessible and the perfect length for the discerning woman in today's busy lifestyle," says Susan Swinwood, editor for Spice Books. "In addition to being compact, they still contain imaginative and engaging premises, well-constructed plots and believable characters. Quality editorial is paramount in Spice Briefs."

Spice Briefs launch titles are Letting Go by Sarah McCarty and Invite Me In by Delilah Devlin. Spice Briefs, like Spice Books, stands above its competitors by bringing a broad spectrum of arousing editorial to the erotica marketplace. Contemporary, ethnic, mystery/suspense, historical, literary, thrillers and paranormal stories are some of the various genres in which readers can enjoy these sexy tales. Spice Briefs also features some of the most well known authors of erotic fiction, including Megan Hart and Nancy Madore.

Offering two new titles per month, Spice Briefs stories are available in all eBook formats (including Adobe PDF, Microsoft Reader and Mobipocket) and can be downloaded through and all other eRetailers.

Already an industry front-list leader in eBooks, Harlequin is at the leading edge of digital publishing, offering approximately 100 new titles every month in eBook format and regularly topping the eBook bestseller lists.


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