To disrupt and be at the forefront of modern independent publishing by providing an excellent services to authors, and an outstanding product to readers. To discover world-class authors and to offer diversity, through opportunity, in bringing their work to readers.

Our publications are professionally edited and accompanied by industry-standard cover-art. Most are published in paperback and, on our widest-read format, eBook. Readers receive the highest quality product to enjoy. We’re proud to offer authors an excellent online community, to be able to share and discuss writing and engagement practice.

With close to 100 publications, darkstroke specialises in the darker side of life. You’ll find thrillers and crime novels, horror and paranormal, sci-fi and dystopian. And our range is growing all the time. Check back for more, or follow us on instagram, facebook or twitter for new release updates.

Focus on Quality

The best stories, expertly told. Always.

Dedicated to Readers

Offering a lively and active online debate platform to discuss our books.

Community of Practice

For authors, access to expert information, community and support.


We’re proud to say that darkstroke and authors are recognised across industry awards.


darkstroke welcomes submissions from new authors.

Prizes and Surprises

We love to give prizes away. Follow us for more.

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