Established in 2011, Northampton House Press and Overdue Books publish carefully selected historical fiction, romance, thrillers, science fiction, and fantasy, as well as nonfiction, poetry, and middle grade and YA literature.

This catalog describes our list by genre. Our ebook editions are available from all major outlets. Trade paper and hardcover editions may be ordered through any independent bookstore or online retailer.

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Some of our current best sellers, recent prize winners, and new releases are shown above.  Our latest titles, new for Summer 2018, are shown below. But there are many more great books on our other pages, complete with prices and order buttons. Happy reading!


NEW for Fall/Winter 2018 – Do you prefer to listen to your books?  NHP publishes audio now! Our first book is HATTERAS BLUE, by David Poyer, available now unabridged through our new Polyhymnia Audiobooks imprint.  Produced and narrated by Edison McDaniels.  Check it out here:  Hatteras Blue on


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HAPPINESS CALLING: A  Practical Guide for Saying Yes to Life’s Joy.  By Victoria Mitchell, RN, LCSW

We’re always proud to introduce a book that can make the world better.  This is one!  Over eight years as a psychiatric nurse and thirty-plus years as a psychotherapist, Victoria Mitchell helped hundreds of patients deal with serious issues of depression, anxiety, grief, and trauma. In this book, she shares what she’s learned in her years with clients, and in her own journey of self-discovery from fear to freedom.  She illustrates how the practices of self-care and mindfulness will open the doors to change. As she has for hundreds of clients throughout her career, Mitchell helps you assemble a toolbox to manage challenges, maintain peace in stressful times, and adapt. Available on our Non-Fiction page starting June 1!

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SHORTS AND BRIEFS, Revised and Expanded Second Edition.  By Gregory Fletcher

The first edition of Shorts and Briefs has been used by Alfred University, Cornell University, CUNY-Kingsborough Community College, Lock Haven University, Marshall University, Niagara University, University of Oregon, University of Central Arkansas, and many others. This revised and expanded second edition will introduce hundreds more drama students and aspiring playwrights to the delight and challenge of the Short Play.  “Shorts” are a collection of nine plays, casting roles for actors from the teens to the fifties. “Briefs” offer a collection of principles of playwriting, intended for students of theater and new or established playwrights who would like to explore the short play genre.  Available now from your favorite booksellers; see more in our Nonfiction section!