My big news! I’ve signed with Lori Perkins at Riverdale Avenue Books

Time to start shouting my wonderful news to the world. I’ve signed with Lori Perkins at Riverdale Ave Books. I am simply over the moon about this new step forward in my career. Working with Lori has been a dream of mine for years and now I have my chance. Best of all – I am joining forces with the Riverdale Ave Books team to bring to my lovely readers the remaining volumes in the Memoirs of a Gigolo serial.

What’s better than having a best friend with an MBA in Marketing? Having her write my press releases for me!From the Marketing Maven my first press release:

 25 April 2013
 Attention Reader and Fans!  Breaking News!  Acclaimed Author Livia Ellis, author of the “Memoirs of a Gigolo” serial has joined Riverdale Ave Books (New York, NY).  Effective with publication of Volume 7 of the “Memoirs of a Gigolo” serial, Riverdale Ave Books (RAB) will become the exclusive publisher of “Memoirs of a Gigolo”, including future Volumes and Omnibuses.  New Volumes of “Memoirs of a Gigolo” and the second Omnibus are due out in June.  More details on the launch will follow at a later date. 
“I’m thrilled to be working with such a talented team!  Working with RAB and especially founder Lori Perkins will help get Memoirs the exposure it deserves.  Lori’s experience and success in the publishing world will get Memoirs into new readers hands and I couldn’t ask for more!” stated author Livia Ellis. 
About Livia Ellis –  Livia is a successful romance and erotica writer based in Dublin.  She began her “Memoirs of a Gigolo” serial in September 2012 via self-publishing.  To find out more about Livia or her other works, such as “Sport of Kings” please visit or visit  Livia has a new book launching this summer from The Wild Rose Press – please look for “Bare in Bermuda” this summer! 
About Riverdale Ave Books (RAB) – Riverdale Ave Books is at the leading edge of the changes in the publishing industry.  Riverdale Ave Books was created to give readers the same immediate gratification they have come to expect from all forms of entertainment. RAB will give readers the books they crave.
About Lori Perkins – Lori Perkins, Publisher, has worked in the publishing industry for more than 25 years as a journalist, editor, author, and literary agent. Originally a journalist who owned a newspaper in Manhattan, Perkins has been a literary agent for two decades, with 8 titles on the New York Times best seller list. She was awarded the Outstanding Achievement as an Author Representative from Romantic Times Magazine as well as The Agent of the Year Award from the Romance Writers of America’s NYC chapter. Perkins wrote The Insider’s Guide to Getting an Agent(Writers Digest Books), has edited twenty erotica anthologies and more than 100 erotic novels, as well as published erotica under a pseudonym. She has taught writing and editing as an adjunct professor at N.Y.U.’s Center for Publishing for two decades. She can be reached at

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