Established on the 30th of January, 2015.

Aimed toward those who enjoy Horror, Mystery, Suspense, and Thriller, we want to bring you stories that incite unexpected emotions. Stories that will make you want to pick up that book and keep on reading. From fear-inducing Horror, Cozy Mysteries, Historical Thrillers, and more, we hope to bring you stories that will truly pique your interest

What We’ll Accept:
(Please be aware that if the story has excessive violence, it may not be accepted.)

Horror (All types of Horror, including Bizarro, Crime, Gore & Disturbing, Killer, Monster, Paranormal, Psychological, Slasher, Steampunk, Survival, and Zombies. Can include all Romance Horror genres, as well.)

Mystery (All types of Mystery, including Amateur Sleuth, Cozy Mysteries, Capers, Historical Mysteries, Legal/Medical, Noir, Police Procedural, Private Eye, Professional Sleuth, and Steampunk.)

Suspense/Thriller (All types of Suspense/Thriller, including Crime, Historical Thrillers/Suspense, Thrillers, Paranormal, Romance Suspense, Steampunk, and Suspense.)

What We Won’t Accept:

Works depicting excessive violence, heavy abuse, abusive pornography, and rape. (These are stories that focus exclusively on rape/excessive rape abuse. If there is a rape that is necessary to move the story along, but is not the focus of the story, then the book/story is acceptable. Heavy rape stories are not acceptable, however.)

We do not condone these types of stories.

Accepted Story Lengths

Short Stories (5k – 10k word lengths)

Novelettes (10 – 17.5k word lengths)

Novellas (17.5 – 40k word lengths)

Novels (40 – 100k+ word lengths)

Alegos Press is not open for submissions at this time.

To submit your story/book for consideration, please email:, with the subject line: Alegos Press Manuscript Submission – (Title Of Your Work). Be sure to check out our submission guidelines for further information and manuscript formatting guidelines.