Action and Adventure Book Publishers

Annotated listing of presses publishing action/adventure novels.

5310 Publishing

5310 Publishing is a family-owned business dedicated and committed to helping our authors get their books published and to discover new and original ways of promoting their stories and views in front of an audience. Traditional Publisher.

    Windsor, ON   CA

Black Beacon Books

Black Beacon Books is an independent publisher founded in Australia in 2013 and now based in Brittany. We publish gripping and intriguing fiction that falls into the genres of mystery, suspense, and psychological horror. We like our tales quirky, atmospheric, and thought-provoking.

    Saint-Nolff, Brittany   FR

Black Rose Writing

Black Rose Writing, established in 2006, features books from an array of fiction, non-fiction, and children's book genres, all having one thing in common, an individual's originality and hardship.

    Castroville, TX   US

Bombadil Publishing

Bombadil Publishing is a new world of publishing where young people write for young people! Our world is all about commitment, passion and drive; dreams, stories and passions. It is about expressing and sharing ideas and stories with others, creating, publishing, marketing and selling the perfect books for young people by young people between the ages of 12 and 26. We accept all genres.

    Dornie, Scotland   UK

Caffeine Nights Publishing

Formed in 2007, Caffeine Nights Publishing uses POD and other digital platforms to deliver content including traditional paper, eBook and mobile phone publishing. Caffeine Nights Publishing specialises in publishing contemporary and crime fiction.

    Kent, England   UK

Cahill David Publishing

Digital and print-on-demand independent publisher of books by UK-based authors.

    Reading, Berkshire, England   UK

CamCat Books

CamCat Books publishes genre fiction for adults from fantasy to mystery to romance, with a little of everything in between. We’re looking for polished, edited, and properly formatted manuscripts. CamCat does not publish children's books, poetry, erotica, or previously published books.

    Brentwood, TN   US

Canelo

We are an innovative new publisher, dedicated to finding the most exciting books and publishing them to the highest standard. Our ebooks cover everything from action thrillers to sagas, crime to zombie horror to intense psychological drama.

    Buckinghamshire, England   UK

Centrinian Publishing

Centrinian is a small independent publishing house founded in London on August 5, 2011. Our company publishes a broad range of quality fiction and non-fiction works.

    London, England   UK

Christian Books Today

Publishers of Christian fiction and non-fiction. Looking for 'clean' Christian genre fiction in particular.

    Buckshaw Village Chorley, Lancashire, England   UK

Curiosity Quills Press

Curiosity Quills Press (CQ) publishes the best in fiction under a slew of genres and themes, with a tip of the hat toward more unique and edgy stories of a high caliber.

    Reston, VA   US

Deux Voiliers Publishing

Deux Voiliers Publishing is a micropress devoted to discovering new Canadian writers. We specialize in first-time novelists and operate on a cooperative basis where writers share their talents by volunteering time to copy-edit, proofread and review other DVP authors' work. We are also actively looking for volunteer associates who like to copy-edit, write book reviews, blog, do cover design, create booktrailers and promote Canadian literature through social media marketing. If you are interested in participating, just send us a line at deuxvoiliers@gmail.com. For more on DVP, see our website.

    Aylmer, PQ   CA

First Steps Publishing

Small Independent Traditional Publishing Company, For the Author Seeking a Solid Foundation: Oregon Coast Based Publishing Company

    Gleneden Beach, OR   US

Flame Tree Publishing

With a wide range of authors, editors and writers, from Vladimir Ashkenazy, Steve Hackett, John Howe, Sir George Martin, Brian May, Paul du Noyer, Paco Peña, Stanley Sadie we strive to make illustrated projects that are affordable, useful and beautiful. Alongside our print titles, our exceptional range of practical cookbooks, music, popular culture and lifestyle books are increasingly available in digital formats. We believe that well-judged, considered content should be curated into the many different formats that our readers demand. And, we’re launching a new Trade list, FLAME TREE PRESS, for SF, Fantasy, Crime and Horror fiction, with biographies on art and music.

    London, England   UK

Flashpoint Publications

Flashpoint Publications is interested in stories relating to the LGBTQIA+ community. We’re open to reviewing manuscripts in any genre, from romance to nonfiction.

    Sardinia, OH   US

Fledgling Press

Fledgling Press is an independent publisher in Edinburgh. We are commited to publishing work by debut authors, emerging talent and new voices in the literary world. Emphasis on Scottish authors but not exclusively.

    Edinburgh, Scotland   UK

Genius Book Publishing

Genius Book Publishing is an independent publisher focused on true crime and dark and light fiction, in particular, science-fiction, mystery, thriller, horror, some light fantasy, general fiction. Other non-fiction categories are also of interest to this expanding press.

    Castaic, CA   US

Glencannon Press

Glencannon Press is a California-based publishing company that specializes in the publication of books with maritime themes.

    El Cerrito, CA   US

Grey Gecko Press

Grey Gecko focuses on new and emerging authors and great books that might not otherwise get a chance to see the light of day. We publish all our titles in hardcover, trade paperback, and ebook formats (both Kindle and ePub), as well as audiobook and foreign-language editions.

    Katy, TX   US

Grove Atlantic

Founded in 1917, Atlantic Monthly Press is one of two hardcover imprints of Grove Atlantic. As a book publishing imprint borne out of the venerable Atlantic Monthly magazine, AMP won numerous Pulitzer Prizes and National Book Awards and included the bestselling titles Mutiny on the Bounty; Goodbye, Mr. Chips; Ship of Fools; Fire in the Lake; The Soul of a New Machine; and Blue Highways. In 1986, the press was separated from the magazine by new owners and established as a fully independent publishing house. Under this new leadership in the late 1980s and early 1990s, the press published such authors as Raymond Carver, Ron Chernow (National Book Award 1990), J. P. Donleavy, Richard Ford, Francisco Goldman, Jay McInerney, P. J. O'Rourke, Rian Malan, Jeanette Winterson, Tobias Wolff, Sherman Alexie, Mark Bowden, and Charles Frazier.

    New York, NY   US

Head of Zeus

Head of Zeus opened for business on 3 January 2012 and we published our first books in July 2012. Our list is a mix of general and literary fiction, genre fiction and non fiction. We are also the UK and Commonwealth distributors for MysteriousPress.com, one of the world's largest digital crime fiction lists.

    London, England   UK

Hodder & Stoughton

Hodder & Stoughton is a major publisher within Hachette UK, one of the UK'™s biggest publishing groups. We publish a wide range of fiction and non-fiction titles and are renowned for passion, quality and delivering bestselling commercial books in many different formats.

    London, England   UK

Italics Publishing

Italics Publishing is a boutique imprint specializing in small press, POD, and digital publishing. Combining the cutting edge of modern day publishing with selective criteria for signing up new authors, Italics is geared towards the new generations of readers, keen on technology and with little time to spare.

    Gulf Breeze, FL   US

Kraken Press

Kraken Press is the brainchild of George Cotronis. Created in 2012, it is based out of the Northern wilds of Sweden. We publish dark fiction; horror, dark fantasy, noir and thrillers.

    LuleÃ¥,   SE

Level Best Books

Level Best Books publishes quality and award winning contemporary and historical mystery, thriller, and crime fiction novels as well as select non-fiction titles.

    Olney, MD   US

Line by Lion Publications

Line by Lion Publications, LLC is a independent, small press comprised of a team of professionals dedicated to publishing the best new voices in modern literature. While we have an extensive line of books that fall within traditional genres, we specialize in Outsider Fiction, those works that transcend boundaries. So, whether you are looking for a spine-tingling horror, a heart-quickening romance, a book that will keep your children spellbound, or an entirely new experience, we have something that will keep you reading, line after line.

    Louisville, KY   US

Martin Sisters Publishing

Martin Sisters Publishing is an independent publisher dedicated to delivering a quality reading experience to book lovers.

    Barbourville, KY   US

MediaAria CDM

Specialising in science-fiction, Fan-related Genre and literary fiction, MediaAria CDM is founded on the principle of discovering and nurturing new talent in publishing and the art of storytelling.

    London, England   UK

Melange Books

Melange is a royalty-paying company publishing in e-books (digital formats) and print books (Print on Demand NOT mass-market print runs.) We pay authors 40% net royalties on digital formats and 10% on print. We are actively seeking submissions for the genres listed below. Romance, sweet, sensual and erotic, westerns, science fiction, horror, contemporary, chic-lit, men's fiction, women's general fiction, action-adventure, speculative, drama, gay, lesbian, urban fantasy, paranormal, cross-genres, urban fantasy, young adult, mainstream fiction, and non-fiction. "Melange" is for every reader's taste in literature

    White Bear Lake, MN   US

Mira Loves Books

Mira Loves Books is a small publishing company in The Netherlands. Our aim is to offer chances to newcomers, but we are open to established talents as well.

    Utrecht,   NL

Mirror World Publishing

We publish fiction novels in e-Book and paperback form, primarily focusing on stories that look at other worlds, the question of 'what-if?' or seem to involve 'outside the box' thinking. Our stories are never ordinary, the dialogue and the action engaging, the characters believable, and there will always be some element of romance or adventure. We are dedicated to bring our readers novels that will not only entertain them, but also teach them something about the world they live in by showing them one that mirrors it.

    Windsor, ON   CA

Moonlight Mesa Associates

Small, independent publishing company specializing in Western fiction and nonfiction.

    Wickenburg, AZ   US

NightLark Publishing

NightLark Publishing is an independent publisher devoted to providing an unforgettable experience to our readers and support for our talented authors. We publish the following genres: romance (not erotica), thriller, action/adventure, urban fantasy, mystery, young adult, and middle grade.

    Camby, IN   US

Oceanview Publishing

One of the fastest growing independent publishers in the U.S., Oceanview is recognized as one of the country's preeminent independent publishers of original mystery, thriller, and suspense titles. Oceanview focuses on works that exhibit a strong sense of place and setting; compelling protagonists and supporting characters; tension that builds throughout a book's narrative; seamless, gripping, and suspenseful story lines; and authenticity.

    Longboat Key, FL   US

PageSpring Publishing

PageSpring Publishing is an independent book publisher specializing in high-quality novels for adults and younger readers.

    Columbus, OH   US

Pale Horse Books

Pale Horse Books is a small, independent publishing company committed to providing well-written fiction, non-fiction, poetry and titles for younger readers.

    Williamsburg, VA   US

Pandamoon Publishing

Pandamoon Publishing is an independent publishing house in Austin, Texas. We are a royalty-paying, non-subsidy publisher who believes the relationship between the author and the publisher is paramount to success.

    Austin, TX   US

Peach Flower House

Peach Flower House LLC is an independent publishing company based in Southern California. Our goal is to fuel the passion and fulfill the need for the vast world-wide range of creative content that has not been traditionally accessible. We want to be the provider of accessible high-quality translations and original creative content that are LGBTQ+ friendly, inclusive, provocative, and inspiring from creators all over the world to English-speaking audiences. In cooperation with international publishers and independent creators, and by directly focusing on the best medium, Peach Flower House will provide a centralized platform for cross-boundary collaboration.

    Monterey Park, CA   US

Prospective Press

We are an avid independent publisher, connecting you to great stories by great authors. We produce books in the traditional way—a commitment to quality and a keen interest for compelling content. However, we also keep an eye to the future, watching for ways to make your reading experiences even more enjoyable and satisfying. From the Piedmont region of North Carolina, we bring you our world of quality genre fiction and select non-fiction and invite you to join us in Seeing the Future.

    Winston-Salem, NC   US

Ravenswood Publishing

Ravenswood is an independent book publisher specializing in engaging popular fiction and carefully selected non-fiction. We are a small team of dedicated literary professionals and we care passionately about every book that we produce whether it's a brilliant debut novel by a new talent or a promising bestseller by a firmly established author

    Autryville, NC   US

Red Adept Publishing, LLC

Red Adept Publishing is an independent publisher of genre fiction. Since our first release in 2012, we have published over 100 novels, including 4 national bestsellers (NYT and USA Today). We love providing a home for new and established authors.

    Garner, NC   US

Sic Semper Serpent

Sic Semper Serpent is an independent publishing force dedicated to restoring dime-store literature with new books printed in old pulp formats.

    Minneapolis, MN   US

Silver Leaf Books

Publisher of novels in print and electronically that are primarily based on Fantasy and Science Fiction themes, but also with titles in Action / Adventure, Mystery, Suspense, and Thrillers.

    Holliston, MA   US

Six Degrees Publishing Group

Six Degrees Publishing Group, an independent publisher, currently publishes the books of new and seasoned authors in the U.S. and internationally. We are particularly interested in authors whose works look to uplifting the human spirit or improving the world. Genres include non-fiction: self-help, spirituality and business as well as fiction works, especially adventure and young adult.

    Portland, OR   US

Speaking Volumes

Speaking Volumes is a traditional publishing house that represents many New York Times, USA Today, National Best-Selling and Award-Winning Authors. We publish a wide spectrum of genres which include Science Fiction, Fantasy, Action Adventure, Horror, Mystery, Suspense, Thrillers, Westerns, Poetry, and more. Speaking Volumes publications are available as eBooks, Print Paperbacks, and on Audio.

    Santa Fe, NM   US

Stairway Press

Stairway Press publishes and markets literary books in various genres (including science, science fiction, short stories, political essays, literary thrillers and adventures). The main thing we focus on is writing quality--we represent the finest writers we can find...writers who might otherwise be overlooked in the world of the written word.

    Apache Junction, AZ   US

Supposed Crimes

We focus on lesbian publishing and gay publishing. Our books feature women who love women, men who love men, bisexuals in gay, straight, poli, or other relationships, asexuals, people with diverse gender identities and racial and ethnic identities. Our focus on genre fiction, like science fiction, westerns, and mysteries, means that our stories feature more action and adventure than most lesbian publishers and gay publishers. Many of our books and eBooks feature kick-ass heroines. This means that violence often accompanies them. Our books are not always for the squeamish.

    Matthews, NC   US

The Book Folks

The Book Folks is dedicated to driving the very best fiction forward, offering readers in the literary fiction and crime and thriller genres the very best of contemporary writing.

    Herefordshire, England   UK

The Narrative Press

The Narrative Press publishes only true, first-person accounts of historical adventure and exploration. These high-quality paperbacks are first-hand writings by the explorers, mountain men, prospectors, scientists, spies, pioneers, lawmen, and fortune hunters themselves.

    Torrington, WY   US

Tiwaz Press

Tiwaz Press is a rip-roaring and radical - albeit small - publisher of both fiction and non-fiction. We have an innovative marketing policy that's targeted toward readers who prefer themes of resistance, gay love, and pagan pride. We thoroughly relish being a book publishing house, and we think that, hands down, we're set to win the "Publishers Most Likely to Have Fun at Work" award.

    Vinemont, AL   US

Tramp Press

Tramp Press aims to find, nurture and publish exceptional literary talent. Founded by Sarah Davis-Goff and Lisa Coen, Tramp Press is committed to publishing only the best and most deserving books, to encourage, support and maintain Ireland's literary talent, and to enrich the lives of readers.

    Dublin,   IE

Triplicity Publishing

A general interest and LBGT friendly, publishing company, specializing in: fiction, non-fiction, and LBGT, as well as children's books. Including the sub-genres: romance, intrigue, crime, murder/mystery, action/adventure, history, horror, sci-fi, fantasy, biography, auto-biography, and how-to.

    Jacksonville, FL   US

Van Velzer Press

We specialize in books about Americana: They can be true tales (fact is often stranger and more interesting than fiction), alternate history, memoirs, or surprise us. They all have to be net positive; gritty scenes are fine – yet the overall message, theme or focus of your book must advance the spirit of humanity.

    Brandon, VT   US

Variance Publishing

Variance Publishing Company - A publisher of fine fiction in the genres of action, adventure, thriller, sci-fi, fantasy, and horror.

    Cabot, AR   US

Weird Little Worlds

Weird Little Worlds is a small, independent press focused on new fiction voices and high adventure. We are dedicated to incredible stories that are accessible for all ages.

    Cedar Hills, UT   US

White Bird Publications

White Bird Publications, LLC., is an independent publisher based in Texas. White bird publishes children's books, young adult title, and genre fiction.

    Austin, TX   US

Wolfpack Publishing

We specialize in digital publishing and internet marketing, and we need product to sell in this ever-growing, ever-expanding global readership. If you're a published author with a back-list to which you've recovered the rights, if you're an expert on any subject and want to be a published expert, if you're an educator: then we want to talk.

    Las Vegas, NV   US