Harlequin Launches Ebook Program
Posted on January 17, 2006Harlequin, a publisher of romance and women's fiction, recently announced distribution agreements with three electronic content providers. Under the agreements, a variety of titles from Harlequin's bestselling women's fiction and romance series publishing programs will be available for download on handheld devices, computers and cell phones by three distributors: Lightning Source, Motricity's eReader.com and OverDrive.
Harlequin's ebook program began in October with titles including 50 Harbor Street by Debbie Macomber, along with books from other New York Times bestselling authors Diana Palmer, Heather Graham and Brenda Joyce. Series romance novels and stories from new voices are also included in the program. The number of books available has expanded since October and Harlequin also has an ebook section now on its website.
Ebooks have received new attention lately with Sony's announcement of their new Sony Reader.