Loveswept

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Loveswept, a Bantam imprint, published category or short romances. The imprint published 917 titles beginning with Heaven's Price by Sandra Brown in May 1983 and closing shop with Fayrene Preston's The Prize in January 1999.

Many big-name authors got their starts writing for Loveswept, including Sandra Brown, Janet Evanovich, Tami Hoag, Kay Hooper, Iris Johansen, and others. In any given month, you could find a future "Who's Who" of romantic fiction being published. For example, May of 1988 saw titles by Sandra Brown, Tami Hoag, Janet Evanovich, Deborah Smith, Kay Hooper, and Iris Johansen hit the shelves.

Random House is reviving Loveswept as an e-book only line with collaboration between Random U.S. and Random House Group’s Transworld Publishers division. The company will release e-books simultaneously in North America, the U.K., and the British Commonwealth. The first title came out August 2011

In the U.S., each title will include bonus content, and previously released titles will be reintroduced with new packaging. Random is promising an “aggressive marketing campaign” the will feature the original Loveswept tagline: “Love stories you’ll never forget by authors you’ll always remember.”

After the August debut of Loveswept the imprint will release one title per month, but could move that to two relatively soon. The launch list will be comprised of titles from the Bantam catalogue with the first e-original set for October adding the Loveswept will likely do six to 12 e-originals annually. The first list includes e-books from bestselling author Iris Johansen, This Fierce Splendor, and will also include Remember The Time by Annette Reynolds, Dream Lover by Adrienne Staff, The Vow by Julianna Garnett, The Baron by Sally Goldenbaum, Lighting That Lingers by Sharon and Tom Curtis, Talk, Dark and Lonesome by Debra Dixon, and Legends by Deb Smith.


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