Press Release: You in a Romance Novel — I got this about 2 hours ago and I still haven’t stopped laughing. But you have to admit, it is kind of cool. Kind of expensive, but kind of cool. -kk


For photos, author interviews, downloadable artwork, more info:
Kathy M. Newbern, (800) 444-3356 in the US; or email

You and Your Hunk Can Star in a Romance Novel from

RALEIGH, NC (USA) — This Valentine’s, passionate couples everywhere can quicken their pulses with a personalized romance novel from The customized capers come in both huggy-kissy “mild” or sexy-sweaty “wild” versions. Each book is personalized throughout with more than 25 details about the starring couple crafted from an online questionnaire, such as their names, hometown, places of work, eye and hair color, best friends, favorite perfume, cologne and music, affectionate nicknames for one another, and how long they’ve been a couple. There’s even the option of adding the starring couple’s photo to the book cover, and novels come in paperback or hardback.

Depending on the title selected, the starring couple finds themselves skinny-dipping in the Caribbean, frolicking under a waterfall, or making love none-too-easily in a swinging hammock. And, because these novels are adventure romances, they’ll also be chasing bad guys on wave runners off the U.S. coast, foiling a stalker on a luxury cruise ship, tangling with a cougar in the wild, fighting off bad guys near Rome’s Coliseum or confronting black pearl thieves in Tahiti.’s founders Kathy M. Newbern and J.S. Fletcher, who form the husband/wife writing team Fletcher Newbern, have been penning the novels since they met and fell in love in 1992. For their 16th year in business, they’ve just released their 16th book together – “Negril Everlasting” is set at two Couples Resorts in Negril, Jamaica. “We’ve been dubbed computerized cupids. What a great job title,” states J.S. Fletcher. “Doing the undercover research is half the fun,” adds Newbern. offers 24 novels in settings from exotic Caribbean islands and cruise ships to dude ranches or ski lodges. Other new titles from are the company’s first historical, “High Seas Romance” by Jennifer Price, plus its first detective novel, “Missed Tryst” by Geno Vincenzo. Also writing for is Marcy Thomas, who’s penned four books including one of the company’s best sellers: “Rome: Diamonds, Danger and Desire.” Other top sellers are “Island of Love” set in Tahiti, and “Another Day in Paradise,” set in the Caribbean. Those are by Fletcher Newbern.’s paperbacks range from 150-190 pages and cost $49.95; hardbacks range from 200-230 pages and cost $94.95. Photos can be added to the cover for an additional $25.00. Priority shipping and handling is $7.00 in the U.S. or $16.00 on global orders. The fastest way to order is on the web at . Those without Internet access can call (800) 444-3356 in the U.S. to have information faxed or mailed. Valentine’s orders should be placed by February 10. If you don’t know the starring couple’s particulars, a gift certificate is also available.


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