Amazon Publishing VP Jeff Belle explained that the bookseller’s new Montlake Romance imprint will accept agent-submitted manuscripts. “We’re looking for the highest quality stories, wherever they may come from,” he said.

Montlake Romance will publish its inaugural title, The Other Guy’s Bride by Connie Brockway, in November. Follow this link to download a digital copy of the book’s first three chapters.

In an interview with Publishers Weekly, Belle explained: “The acquisitions process includes agent-submitted unpublished works, in addition to the acquisition process we have established for our other imprints … Our acquisition process includes unpublished works, some of which we acquire through working with agents.”

(via Jane L)