About Us

When we started Oceanview Publishing we endeavored to create a tradition of excellence in independent publishing. Now, as one of the fastest growing independent publishers in the U.S., Oceanview is recognized as one of the country’s preeminent independent publishers of original mystery, thriller, and suspense titles. Oceanview focuses on works that exhibit a strong sense of place and setting; compelling protagonists and supporting characters; tension that builds throughout a book’s narrative; seamless, gripping, and suspenseful story lines; and authenticity, making the books not just great reads but uniquely positioned to make the transition into such media as film and television. If it’s on Oceanview’s list, then it should definitely be on your shelves.


Oceanview Publishing’s titles have received many awards and award nominations. Among the awards and accolades are:

  • Edgar Award Nominations
  • Thriller Award Nominations
  • Agatha Award Nomination
  • Anthony Award Nominations
  • Macavity Award Nominations
  • Benjamin Franklin Awards Gold and Silver Medals
  • Military Writers of America Gold Medal
  • Foreword Book of the Year Awards Gold, Silver, and Bronze Medals
  • Florida Book of the Year Awards Gold and Silver Medals
  • USA National Best Book Awards
  • Independent Publishers Awards (IPPY)
  • Royal Palm Literary Awards
  • Indie Excellence Awards
  • Indie Notable
  • Eaton Literary Agency’s Award
  • Lefty Award
  • Wisconsin Romance Writers of America Award for Romantic Suspense
  • Write Touch Readers Award
  • New Covey Trailer Award
  • Sharp Writ Book Award
  • Silver Falchion Winner
  • Reader’s Choice Black Quill Award for Dark Genre Non-Fiction
  • Florida Publishers Association President’s Award
  • American Library Association Book of the Year