Hot Tree Publishing loves love. Publishing adult and new adult romantic fiction, HTPubs is all about diverse reads featuring heroes and heroines to swoon over. Since opening in 2015, HTPubs has published more than 350 titles across a wide and diverse range of romantic genres. If you’re chasing a happily ever after in your favourite subgenre, HTPubs has you covered.

Hot Tree Publishing is currently OPEN for submissions.

Please see our guidelines below.

Submissions must be no less than 50,000 words.

Serials of 30,000 words to 50,000 words will be considered if all serials have been completed prior to submission.

No previously published work.

AI-generated works are not accepted.

We are currently seeking M/F, M/M, and F/F series novels in the following CONTEMPORARY and PARANORMAL subgenres (this is not a restrictive list and exceptional stand-alones may be considered--we are not open to historical romances, however):

M/F, M/M, & F/F

High Heat Contemporary




(Former) Military

Bad Boys



Siblings Series 

To submit to Hot Tree Publishing, please submit a Word.doc or PDF of Chapters 1 - 3 only.

The document must be named clearly in the following format:


Please also attach--in a single Word.doc or PDF--a detailed synopsis including the genres and tropes and any trigger warnings.

Please do not confuse a synopsis with a blurb. Don't be afraid of a synopsis either. You've managed to write a whole novel, which means a synopsis is a piece of cake. Please ensure you include your name, your manuscript's title, and identify what document it is in the following format:


Please include your author's website and Amazon URL.

Who We Are


Hot Tree Publishing opened its doors in 2015 with an aspiration to bring quality fiction to the world of readers. With the initial focus on romance and a wide spread of romance sub-genres, we have since opened our first imprint, Tangled Tree Publishing, specializing in mysteries, thrillers, suspense, and crime.

Firmly seated in the industry as a leading editing provider to independent authors and small publishing houses, Hot Tree Publishing is the sister company to Hot Tree Editing, founded in 2012. Having established in-house editing and promotions, plus having a well-respected market presence, Hot Tree Publishing endeavors to be a leader in bringing quality stories to the world of readers.


Join our Family

Join the growing Hot Tree Group family of authors, promoters, editors, and readers. Become a part of not just a company but an actual family by submitting your manuscript to Hot Tree Publishing. Know that we will put your interests and book first and that your voice and brand will always be at the forefront of everything we do.

What we’re looking for:

We want your most romantic tales, passionate plots, heartwarming tales of love, and the most swoon-worthy romances you have to offer. Our team wants to make your romantic tales of fiction available to its readers by adding to our existing wide and varied subgenres in our established publishing house. Working closely with authors, our team will organize, schedule, and coordinate all aspects of the book development from editing to design to ensure as flawless a journey as possible. As a traditional publishing house, our mission is to extend our branches and reach new readers, sharing with them the best and hottest romantic fiction.