St. Martin’s Press was founded in 1952 by British publisher Macmillan, based in St. Martin’s Lane, London. Towards the end of the 90s it was bought up by the German publishing group Holtzbrinck. St. Martin’s Press is now based in New York and, along with several imprints, it belongs to one of the biggest American publishers. It publishes a total of around 700 titles a year, most of which are paperback editions. It has published names such as Dan Brown, Cathy Scott, Julian Fellows and Alisa Valdes-Rodriguez among others.