Dead Markets

The following publishers are no longer operating (35)


Accomplice Press
Genres: romance, other genres
Notes
[24 July 2010] added to list.
[22 Jan 2011] Moved to Dead Markets


Amira (?--2015)




Aphrodite's Apples
Notes
[Feb 12, 07] reported closed


Aphrodite Unlaced

Alinar (?--2012)
Genres: romance, general fiction


Allure
Genres: erotic romance
Notes:
[12 August 2007] Open since 2000, an epublisher focusing on erotica with female submission.
[12 March, 2015] Seems to be closed?
[6 Oct 2018] Moved to dead markets



Amber Quill (?--2016)
  • Including the imprints Amber Heat and Amber Allure--new authors acquired
  • by invitation only
  • Genres: erotic romance, GLBT
  • website
  • at ERECblog
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Aspen Mountain Press [Not Recommended]
Genres: romance, erotic romance, M/M, horror, western, mystery, multi-cultural/interracial
Notes
[28 August 2011] Payment delays, communication problems.
[22 Dec, 2011] Suspened operations (closed).


Asylett Press
Genres: Most fiction genres including romance
Notes
[5 February 2007] website partially down. Reported as somewhat unresponsive. Approach with caution.
[16 March 2007] Seems it was just web problems, all is well.
[23 Jan, 2011] Brenda Hiatt reports an average earn out of $100.
[22 Dec, 2011] Closed

Beautiful Trouble Publishing

  • Genres: erotic romance
  • website
  • at ERECblog
  • Notes:  [20 February 2010] Added to PLIST. Newly opened.
  •  [10 Oct 2018] Moved to dead markets

Cacoethes


Come Hither Press

  • website
    [May 14, 07] Opening mid-July


Dark Eden Press

Notes
[14 May 07] Due to open June 15, 07
[24 May 08] Closing


Eirelander Heat

Notes
[29 Feb, 2009] Added. Planned opening in October 2009.


Erotic Dreams



Erotique



Forbidden Publications

Notes
[5 Mar, 2009] closing on Mar 30.


Intrepid Epress



Lady Aibell

Notes
[6 Jun 07] Significant delays in accounting and royalty payments
[July 07] All payments up to date: [August 28] Or not.
[30 Nov 07] closed.


Loose Id
Notes [29 Feb, 2009] Brenda Hiatt reports an average earn out of $1550.
[30 Mar, 2011] Average earn-out: $1950
[2018] Closed 

Mardi Gras



Midnight Showcase



Moonlit Garden Books



Moxie Press



Mystic Moon

Notes
[2 September 2007] Opening 15 September 2007
[1 September 2010] Closed


Noble Romance Publishing [Not Recommended] 

Notes
[July 29, 2012] reported of delayed royalties.  Jill Noble leaves company.,br. [August 25, 2013] closed

Ocean's Mist Press

Notes
[24 Jan 07] It seems that this publisher will soon be closing.
[26 Jan 07] closing Jan 31st
[31 Jan 07] Apparently staying open under the management of the
original owners daughter. Remains on the 'not recommended' list for now.
[24 Jan 08] website down, reportedly closed


Reflections Press

Seeking stories which involve transsexualism, transvestitism and crossdressing.
[11 Nov, 2009] Launch planned for Spring 2010.
[2 Feb, 2011] Apparently this press never opened.

Shadowrose

website
[27 Sep 07] Listed
[21 March 08] Resported non-responsive to emails.
[24 March 2008] I'm going to count them as closed.


Silk's Vault

website
[26 Aug 2007] Not recommended/non-payment.
[21 March 08] Reported closed

Stardust Press

website
[16 Sep 2007] This press is reported to be closing at the end of the
month. This has not been confirmed by the publisher.


Sugar and Spice Press (2010-2011)

 

Tree Press

website

Triskelion

website
Earning estimate: From 'Show me the Money": $270

Twilight Fantasies

website

Venus

website
[jan 24th, 2007] Reported unresponsive, possible irregularities and
non-payment. Many authors have recently left them. For more info see: here
and here.
[apr 2nd, 2007] Website down