Amazon opened its fifth publishing imprint today, mystery and thriller publisher Thomas & Mercer. The imprint was named after “streets that flank the Amazon headquarters in Seattle.”
The imprint will launch this fall with four titles, including a book co-written by self-publishing champion J.A. Konrath. Resuscitation by D.M. Annechino, Stirred by Konrath and Blake Crouch, The Immortalists by Kyle Mills and Already Gone by John Rector. The titles will be published as print, Kindle eBooks, and audiobooks.
Below, we’ve linked to Amazon’s other four publishing imprints. Amazon Publishing publisher Victoria Griffith had this statement: “Our customers enjoy reading mysteries and thrillers, and we’re excited to launch this imprint devoted to that genre … We think our five launch authors are great representatives for the genre and we’re looking forward to growing our list with both new and established writers.”
AmazonEncore: “helps unearth exceptional books and emerging authors for more readers to enjoy”
AmazonCrossing: “translations of foreign language books from around the world”
Montlake Romance: “good romance”
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