Welcome to The DARK Newsletter

New releases, sales, freebies, and recommendations of the darker shades of "romance".

Maintaining this page and working on the newsletter does happen in our free time.
Because of this it can happen that our responses are delayed, and we might skip a newsletter or two, if there are no submissions.

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Of course we cannot allow any book to apply for our bestseller project. Please check these before applying for a Project Bestseller Book of the Month. There will be no refund if you ignore any of the following requirements.

  1. Availability: We only promote kindle books! Should the book not be available on Amazon, we cannot concider it.
  2. Cover Design: The cover of your book should have a decent design.
  3. Genre: The book has to be an Adult/Erotica genre book and contain explicit scenes. New Adult is not an Erotica genre. Erotic Romance, however, is.
  4. Length/ Wordcount: Books below a page count of 80 pages/ or 20,000 words) are excluded.
  5. Price Ratio: The ratio between page count and book price should be reasonable, e.g. a short with a price of above 99ct will not be accepted.
  6. Quality: The content should be formatted decently and be error-free.
  7. Rating: The overall rating on Amazon and Goodreads should be higher than 3.5. If the book is a new release, the rating will be applied to the overall rating of the author, which will be an average of all published books.
  8. Selection: The can only be successfully selected once. Should a book have been selected as Project Bestseller Book of the Month, it cannot be selected again.

Please understand that even if you meet these requirements, and donate for your participation, you might not be selected by our group.

The DARK Newsletter only contains new releases, sales, freebies, and recommendations of the darker genres of erotic romance and erotica and is free for everone.
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