About Us

Who We Are

Located in the historic triangle of Virginia, Blue Fortune Enterprises was founded with the idea that books can change lives.  To that end, we hope you enjoy what you find here and come back for more. Please feel free to leave us a comment. We love hearing from you!


We publish our books under three imprints:

Cactus Mystery Press: All kinds of mysteries, from cozy to paranormal to hard-boiled.

Lavender Romance Press: Romance the way you like it. Our writers have a variety of love stories.

Aster Press: Non-fiction books that address a range of topics.


We are a traditional, royalty paying publisher. Check out our website and our catalog first. If you would like to submit your manuscript please send us a query letter and the first three chapters. Manuscripts should be written in MS Word and be up to 80,000 words.  What we are looking for: A good story. Something that will keep us turning the pages. Mysteries of all types, but especially series. Romance with a happily ever after. Memoirs, creative nonfiction and poetry. All queries should be sent to: Narielle@blue-fortune.com