River Ridge Press Dominica is the publishing imprint of Dominican author Kristine Simelda. Established in 2015 with CARICOM, it provides both publishing and editorial services. Kristine founded River Ridge Press in order to facilitate the publishing of her debut novel, A Face in the River.

River Ridge Press has published four books to date:

A Face in the River (2015) Twice divorced, middle-age American businesswoman Krystal Sutherland is bored with her conventional job and her lifestyle. When she takes a well deserved break to the Caribbean, she falls in love with a wild and beautiful island as well as her rugged mountain guide Sham…
Purchase A Face in the River on Amazon.

River of Fire (2016) An older and wiser Krystal Sutherland, heroine of A Face in the River, is at it again. First and Third  Worlds collide in River of Fire, an absorbing cross-cultural adventure novel that grapples with hard issues of power, wealth, family ties, environmental terrorism, and personal absolution in conscientious and courageous ways…
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Nobody Owns the Rainbow (2018) An exciting Caribbean adventure/romance with a biotech twist that pits human arrogance against the power of Nature in a tale of love, greed, family, and ultimate redemption.
Purchase Nobody Owns the Rainbow on Amazon.

Back to the River (2019) This is the third entry in the “River” series featuring Krystal Sutherland, heroine of A Face in the River and River of Fire. Compelling, dangerous, and spellbinding, the novel is a heady mix of ghosts, Creole folklore, and time travel sure to intrigue adventure-loving readers of all ages.
Purchase Back to the River on Amazon.


More about River Ridge Press

River Ridge Press is pleased to consider the manuscripts of other Dominican and Caribbean writers. We provide light editing, proofreading, and editorial assistance all leading toward publication of your book.

  • Do you have a Word document that you’d like to have reviewed?
  • Are you in need of guidance as to how to proceed in order that your best book might be read?
  • Are you an aspiring writer looking for editing and publishing services?

Contact: krystals@cwdom.dm cc:  kristinesimelda@gmail.com and myself and my staff will be happy to share our experience concerning potential pitfalls and exhilarating windfalls to help point you and your project in a positive, viable direction.

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