Dark Valentine Press is a co-op venture run by the former publisher and editor of Dark Valentine magazine, which ceased publication in the summer of 2011. The press publishes fiction in a variety of genres, including horror, mystery, noir, and several sub-genres of romance. At the present, we publish approximately ten titles per year. Publication by DVP is via invitation only; we are not open to submissions.

Meet Our Team


Katherine Tomlinson and Joy Sillesen are the former publisher and editor of Dark Valentine magazine, respectively. Between them, they have more than forty years of experience in the publishing industry, ranging from national magazines to small literary presses and everything in between. This experience is applied to every aspect of the publication process, from content editing to proofreading, and from cover design to formatting for both ebooks and print. Every book with the Dark Valentine imprint has gone through a rigid quality-control process.


We invite you to browse our catalogue. Please bear in mind that all release dates listed on the individual genre pages are tentative, and occasionally some titles will be put on hold  as other books or series are launched.

Our Latest Release


Saving his past could destroy her future....


Damaged and desperate, Danica Wilcox searches for sanctuary and peace of mind after enduring vile and brutal treatment by the dark warlock Matías Escobar. Hoping for safe haven at an old summer cabin owned by the Wilcox witch clan for more than a hundred years seems to be her safest option. But when her rejuvenating R&R is interrupted by a ghostly visitor, Danica sets out to solve the mystery of his death.


Determined to uncover long-hidden truths, Danica takes a journey into the past, calling upon her own special gift of manipulating time. However, the secrets that she uncovers were meant to remain buried. Torn between loyalty to her family and the beyond-earthly pull she feels for the mysterious stranger, Danica struggles between what is right and what is wrong, between changing the past and altering the future. Can Danica save her “ghost’s” life without destroying the Wilcox clan entirely?



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