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Book Cover Strategy with Sorchia DuBois_

Please help me welcome… (Be sure to check out her adorable author pic!!)

Sorchia DuBois__Zoraida Grey and the Family Stones currently for sale and a preview of upcoming release Zoraida Grey and the Voodoo Queen

Book Cover Strategery

Don’t judge a book by its cover is a great metaphor for life and relationships, but when it comes to literal books we do literally judge them by their literal covers. In a few weeks, I’ll be sending my request for a cover to my publisher. While I don’t have total control over the result, I can make suggestions. Trouble is—I’m never sure what to ask for. So I’m asking for help.

We authors put a lot of time and effort into designing covers people will notice. We try to make the cover an illustrated promise of the content. Two things that have a huge impact on a cover are genre and audience.

Now my book happens to be:

  • A romance.
  • The second in a series of three.
  • About witches. Not green ones, but modern-day, cat-loving, job-having, curly-fry eating, car-driving witches who just happen to have a particular skill set.
  • Set in present day time in locations including Arkansas, New Orleans, the Gulf of Mexico, the Yucatan jungle, and Scotland.
  • Infested with voodoo and modern day pirates along with seductive male witches, evil priestesses, Columbian emeralds, betrayal, hurricanes, and true love.
  • About the protagonist’s growth as a woman as much as about romance and mystery and magic.

My audience is primarily women over 21. I don’t think there is an upper limit because I’m mumblety years old myself but I still think of myself as a vibrant and youngish person.  They are a free-thinking, independent group and they have the scars to prove it. They like challenges and mystery, and they like men—or is that redundant? They also like diversity, adventure, and spooky stuff. They want steamy romance as long as it isn’t gratuitous and they dearly love twists and turns. They are intelligent and will not put up with stereotypes. Each and every one of them has a quirky sense of humor. They do not adhere to cultural norms unless said norms make sense to them—they don’t follow the crowd.

So how do I appeal to these gals with a cover that begs them to read the book? What will pique their interest? This is where I need your help because I suspect the preceding paragraph is a description of YOU.

If you want to help, follow this link https://goo.gl/forms/g9tzwNtXosXeHaYi1 to fill out a short survey of your cover preferences. It will take you about a minute and a half to do this and your responses will help me immensely. If you are interested in seeing the results, I’ll post them on my blog at www.sorchiadubois.com on August 25. You can hop over there and follow the blog or you can follow me on Twitter or FB.

As a reward, here’s a tiny preview of Zoraida Grey and the Voodoo Queen, book 2 in my Zoraida Grey series. I hope to release this book Fall 2017.

The wooden screen door, swollen with the summer humidity, rasps as he pushes it open. “I never knew such a place existed where you could go naked and still be too warm.  It is like walking about in a warm bath all day. ”

“So––feel better after your shower? A little less like an asshole, maybe?”

“I said I was sorry.” Shea balances his sandwich, two glasses, and the depleted bottle of Laphroaig in one hand. Even in the near dark, his gaudy Bermuda shorts give off a subtle glow.

“Who picks out your clothes anyway? Or do you find them in dumpsters?”

The whisky he hands me is cold but neat. He sinks into the lawn chair beside me. “I’ll have you know these shorts come highly recommended as standard American togs by no less than Constable MacCaig himself. I have three more just like them.”

Short, round, nearly bald, but with a detective’s discerning gray eyes, the image of Constable MacCaig makes me smile. Nothing in Black Bridge, Scotland, gets past Constable MacCaig––not even the witches in Castle Logan.

“Who knew Constable MacCaig was such a fashionista? At least we won’t have trouble finding you in the snow, come winter.” The faint light of the crescent moon shimmers faintly from indigo tattoos twining up his right arm and down his torso. I give myself another mental shake and concentrate on my whisky. “How did you and Constable MacCaig get so chummy?”

He does not reply immediately, but takes a drink. The muscles in his jaw knot. “We did not start out as chums.”

“And thereby hangs a tale, I guess.”

“Not a pleasant one. He accused me of spiriting his daughter away.”

After he pulled me out of the oubliette, Shea sent me to Constable and Mrs. MacCaig. A nurse, Mrs. MacCaig bandaged my wounds. Since I fled wearing only my underwear and bathrobe, she gave me clothes for the journey back to Arkansas––her daughter’s clothes. The coat, sweater, and jeans are tumbling in my dryer right now.

“MacCaig wouldn’t accuse you if he didn’t have reason.” My tone is harsher than I intend. I am an expert in the way male Logan witches manipulate, persuade, seduce. “That’s something I would expect from Michael, more than you.”

“Really?” His profile is black against the glow of the streetlights and the sky. “In this case, you would be mostly correct.”

A chill crawls down my back like a spider with eight cold feet. “What happened to her?”

He shakes his head, concentrating on the glass of whisky intently before he drains it. “I’m not certain.”

How deep into Michael’s plans is Shea––how much has he done and how much more does he plan to do to keep Michael’s trust? Whether he intends to prove his loyalty to Michael or to take Michael’s place as laird of the Logan witches, he’ll need help. He’ll need the Stone of Adamantine.

Johnny Lee Hooker slinks along the porch rail. His tail twitches and his ears cup toward the woods as the moon breaks free of the tree branches. A whippoorwill calls from the fringe of woodland, but this bubble of peace extends only so far. Outside, the world is uncertain and scary. On my very own porch, Shea Logan is proof of that.

Pick up the first book in the series, Zoraida Grey and the Family Stones.

Blurb:

Granny’s dying, but Zoraida can save her with a magic crystal of smoky quartz. Too bad the crystal is in Scotland––in a haunted castle––guarded by mind-reading, psychopathic sorcerers.

Getting inside Castle Logan is easy. Getting out––not so much. Before she can snatch the stone, Zoraida stumbles into a family feud, uncovers a wicked ancient curse, and finds herself ensorcelled by not one but two handsome Scottish witches. Up to their necks in family intrigue and smack-dab in the middle of a simmering clan war, Zoraida and her best friend Zhu discover Granny hasn’t told them everything.

Not by a long shot. 

Barnes and Noble: http://bit.ly/ZGandFSBN

Amazon:   http://bit.ly/ZGandtheFS_AMZN 

KOBO: http://bit.ly/ZGandFSKOBO

Wild Rose Press:http://bit.ly/ZGandFSWR

Author Bio:

Sorchia DuBois lives in the wilds of southern Missouri with seven cats, three fish, one dog, and one husband. She enjoys a splash of single malt Scotch from time to time and can often be found at Scottish festivals watching kilted men toss heavy objects.

Her stories blend legends, magic, mystery, romance, and adventure into enchanted Celtic knots. Halloween is her favorite time of year (she starts decorating in August and doesn’t take it down until February) and her characters tend to be mouthy, stubborn, and a bit foolhardy. Nothing makes her happier than long conversations in the evening, trips to interesting places, and writing until the wee hours of the morning. Well, chocolate cake makes her pretty happy, too.

I’m online everywhere.

Blog/Website:

www.SorchiaDubois.com

Twitter:

https://twitter.com/SorchiaDubois

Pinterest:

www.pinterest.com/SorchiaDubois/

Facebook:

www.facebook.com/SorchiaD

Amazon author page:

http://www.amazon.com/SorchiaDuBois/e/B00B60NOUQ/

Goodreads  author page:

https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/6879978.Sorchia_DuBois

Google +:  google.com/+SorchiaDuBois

 

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Getting to Know Leanna Sain ~ New Release: Half-Moon Lake

I’m extremely happy to introduce today’s guest. Leanna Sain is one of my authors at The Wild Rose Press, and I LOVE her writing! 

 

Please tell us a little about yourself, Leanna

I’m a NC girl through and through. I live in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains of western NC on a small organic farm where we grow an abundance of fresh fruit, veggies, and cage-free eggs. I’ve been married to my best friend for almost 32 years, and have two grown sons and  one grandson. My husband and I own and operate a high-end custom Amish furniture store, and when I’m not writing, I do free-lance portrait paintings.

How did you come up with the idea for Half-Moon Lake?

The story seed for Half-Moon Lake came while my husband and I were travelling through the Nantahalla Valley on a furniture delivery. It was while winding along that mountain road that I saw a school bus that was almost completely covered in kudzu. Ding! My mind immediately set to work. My genre is romantic suspense, so I needed a couple. Ta-Dah! Kate and Levi. Kate is an identical twin, but doesn’t know it. Her sister drowned in the waters of Half-Moon Lake when she was nine and the trauma caused her mind to block all memories prior to that time. It’s not until she’s summoned back to Half-Moon Lake for the reading of her father’s will that she discovers everything about her life has been a lie. Digging for truth only seems to uncover more mystery and danger. Levi is the childhood sweetheart she can’t remember, but there’s no problem with making lots of new memories.

What is the most difficult thing about writing a book?

To me, the most difficult thing about writing a book is the re-writing, and re-writing, and re-writing. Bleh! I have a blast with the initial writing. It’s the monotony of re-writing that gets me bogged down.

Do you have any tips or tricks to share about your writing?

A trick I try to use with my books is tying the stories together if I can. So far, I’ve been able to tie both books in my GRITS series with my “Gate” trilogy. I think it’s a special treat to those who have read those books already and I hope it piques the interest of those who haven’t yet.

Is there a book you wish you’d written?

A book that I’ve read (multiple times) that I wish I’d written is Outlander, by Diana Galbaldon. She’s the ultimate story-teller as far as I’m concerned.

What is your favorite quote?

My favorite quote is from one of the Harry Potter books. Albus Dumbledore speaking: “Words are, in my not-so-humble opinion, our most inexhaustible source of magic. Capable of both inflicting injury, and remedying it.”

What is your most prized material possession?

My laptop. All my notes, and stories, and photos, and music are captured in it.

Have you written other books that have not been published?

Yes, I’ve written other books which haven’t been published…yet. Two are complete, one is about half done and two more have been started.  Also notes and outlines for another trilogy. Ideas for a hundred more. I’ll have to live forever to get them all written.

Are your characters taken from people you know or completely made up?

My characters share characteristics from people I know (sometimes a bit of ME,) but mostly they’re from my imagination.

How do you come up with your titles?

The titles come up with themselves. None of them have been changed by my publishers yet.

Thank you for joining me! It was fun getting to know you better. Now, please tell us about your book:

 

Blurb

When Kathryn Dorne is summoned to Half-Moon Lake for the reading of her father’s will, she discovers a shocking truth: everything in her life—including her name—is a lie.

Learning that her name is Katelyn Eubanks is only the first surprise. Second, she had an identical twin sister who drowned at the age of nine. Since Katelyn can’t remember anything prior to that age, it seems more than mere coincidence. The biggest surprise is that her father, a man she never knew existed, left his entire estate to her, enraging other would-be heirs.

With her unremembered, but closest childhood friend, Levi, as well as help from the estate’s deaf-mute gardener, and the outspoken cook, Katelyn searches for answers to questions that have plagued her all her life, but doing so, opens the proverbial Pandora’s box.  As her memories return, so does the terrible danger she escaped fifteen years earlier.

Excerpt

I awakened to the sound of my own scream. Breathless, heart pounding, pajamas drenched in sweat, I was desperate, clawing at the tangle of sheets wrapped around me.

“Nooo,” I whimpered. “No, please…no!”

I stared, with wide eyes, at the ceiling, concentrating on the shimmery patterns cast by the outside lights around the pool, and gulped deep breaths in an effort to calm down, all while my heart and mind raced.

The nightmare was back. It had plagued me almost every night since I was nine, but about two years ago it stopped, and I thought I’d finally outgrown it. Looked like I was wrong, and begging wouldn’t change anything. Disappointment left a bitter taste in my mouth Why now? What made it return? What could’ve triggered it?

The letter. That had to be it. Everything had been going fine…well, as fine as I could expect things to go in my dysfunctional life, and then I’d gotten yesterday’s mail. There had to be a connection. Maybe—

No! If I allowed my mind to start thinking about it, picking apart every sentence, mulling over what every little thing could mean, I’d never get back to sleep. Tomorrow would be—I glanced at the clock—correction…today was going to be a big day. I needed all the rest I could get if I expected to be able to face it. “Go back to sleep, Kate.”

I flipped my pillow over to the “good dream” side, and twisting my long hair up away from her neck, I sank back into the pillow’s cool softness. It might be silly to still practice such a childish ritual, but it reminded me of my mom and right now, I needed that. The familiarity brought a measure of comfort, which in turn, calmed me. If clinging to the fairytale helped me go back to sleep, then so be it.

I’d face the rest later.

 

Buy links:

https://catalog.thewildrosepress.com/search?controller=search&orderby=position&orderway=desc&search_query=half-moon+lake&submit_search=

https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_noss?url=search-alias%3Daps&field-keywords=half-moon+lake+leanna+sain

https://itunes.apple.com/us/book/half-moon-lake/id1241572035?mt=11

https://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/half-moon-lake-leanna-sain/1126450434?ean=2940157456566

https://www.kobo.com/us/en/ebook/half-moon-lake-1

Bio

North Carolina native, Leanna Sain, earned her BA from the University of South Carolina, then moved back to her beloved mountains of western NC with her husband. Her “Gate” books have stacked up numerous awards, from Foreword Magazine’s Book-of-the-Year to the Clark Cox Historical Fiction Award from the North Carolina Society of Historians. Sain’s fourth novel, WISH, is a stand-alone, YA crossover.

Her Southern romantic suspense or “GRIT-lit,” showcases her plot-driven method of writing that successfully rolls the styles of best-selling authors Mary Kay Andrews, Nicholas Sparks, and Jan Karon into a delightfully hybrid style that is all her own. Regional fiction lovers and readers who enjoy suspense with a magical twist will want her books.

She loves leading discussion groups and book clubs. For more information or to contact her, visit: www.LeannaSain.com

 Contact Links

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Leannasbooks

Twitter: Leanna Sain@Leannasbooks

Website and blog:  http://leannasain.com

Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/LeannaSain

 

 

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A Plethora of #99Cent Ebooks!!! July 2017 #BargainBooks

99 Cent Ebooks galore

Check out our monthly list of 99 cent reads. All different genres, all great bargains!

Hope you discover some excellent reads!

PLEASE CONFIRM BEFORE ORDERING!!! – We are not responsible if prices are no longer 99 cents

 

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Christmas Wolf (Paranormal Romance)

 

 

When Highland wolf Rhys MacGregor goes in search of the perfect tree-topper for Wolfsden Keep’s eighteen-foot-tall tree for the pack’s Christmas Eve ball, he ends up rescuing a cat who turns out to be more than he ever imagined.

 

Find Angelique Here: http://www.angeliquearmae.com

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Maggi Andersen

 

 

After a whirlwind courtship, Laura Parr marries Baron, Lord Nathaniel Lanyon, and he takes her to live in his ancient home in Southern England. Laura comes to Cornwall excited to begin life with the passionate man she has married. But secrets lurk in the shadows.

 

Find MAGGI ANDERSEN here: https://www.facebook.com/maggiandersenauthor

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Shereen Vedam

 

 

Amity’s last attempt at magically helping someone was a disaster. So she decides to give up her spell casting ways. Then one day she meets the perfect man. But only by casting another spell, will she have a chance to meet that captivating nobleman again.

 

Find Shereen Vedam here: https://www.facebook.com/ShereenVedam

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True Surrender by Tracey Cramer-Kelly (Military Romance)

 

 

When Major Aaron Bricewick is rescued from Afghanistan terrorists, he thinks the worst is over. But his biggest battle – the battle for his heart and soul – is just beginning. Which will he choose: Duty or Love?

 

Find Tracey Here: http://www.TraceyCramerKelly.com

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Sweet Spot by Amy Knupp (Contemporary romance)

 

 

After derailing her life to epic proportions, Kennedy Lowell takes refuge behind the bar, pouring drinks…until Hunter Clayborne becomes her new boss and has her both shaken AND stirred.

 

Find Amy here: http://www.amyknupp.com

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The Encore Bride by Denise Devine

 

 

Jenny Landon doesn’t believe in happy endings… The tragic death of her husband has convinced her that her dreams don’t last and she never wants to risk losing her happiness—or her heart ever again. She’s totally unprepared to fall in love a second time, but when she meets Luke McCarran at her sister’s engagement party, his ability to understand her pain suggests he isn’t like other men. Can she bury the past and learn to love again?

 

https://www.deniseannettedevine.com

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Pretending You’re Mine by Marie Higgins

 

 

Can she really make him love her if she’s pretending to be someone else?

 

http://mariehiggins.com

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After The Loving by Marie Higgins

 

 

Who can she trust–or love–in these traitorous times?

 

http://mariehiggins.com

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Wonderland by Night by Marie Higgins (Regency Romance Suspense)

 

 

How can they learn to trust each other when both are in hiding?

 

http://mariehiggins.com

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Bad Boy, Big Heart by Andrea Downing (contemporary western romance)

 

 

Rodeo star and rancher Chay Ridgway has traded Wyoming for New York in order to be with his girlfriend, K.C. Daniels, while she completes an M.A. With Chay facing a tough ride in the big city, can K.C. keep a tight rein on this cowboy, or will the wide open spaces of Wyoming call his country heart home?

 

Find Andrea here: http://andreadowning.com

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Caribbean Caress by Jenna Bayley-Burke

 

 

Her touch is his greatest temptation “Grab a fan… this holiday romance is hot, hot, hot!” – LitReactor

 

Find Jenna Bayley-Burke on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/jenna.bayleyburke/

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Caribbean Casanova by Jenna Bayley-Burke (contemporary romance)

 

 

A bad boy can be so very good… Caribbean Casanova has everything you want; a gratifying love story between two interesting characters, a beautiful tropical setting, witty dialog, and a surprise ending that will bring a tear to your eye and leave you satisfied. ~ Guilty Pleasures

 

Find Jenna Bayley-Burke on Twitter https://twitter.com/jennabb

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Forever Love by Mary Marvella Paranormal Romance

 

 

Nurse Sabrina Boyd’s life was just fine before Dr. Joe Walker, her cousin’s widower, returned home to South Georgia. Avoiding the handsome doctor who wants a romantic relationship with her isn’t her biggest problem. She has seen the Demon Cat, a harbinger of death for the Boyd family for centuries.

 

‘Find Mary Marvella at http://www.MaryMarvella.com

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Haunting Refrain by Mary Marvela Paranormal Romance

 

 

When Sarah Overby found ghosts in her attic she hesitated to tell her best friend, William McKeown. Telling him he lived a previous life as her husband would make him think she was crazy. William has adored Sarah forever, he just doesn’t realize this isn’t the first time he loved her.

 

‘Find Mary Marvella at https://www.facebook.com/pages/Mary-Marvella- Author/121044561311561

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Mission to Mahjundarby Veronica Scott (SciFi Romance)

 

 

His mission to search for survivors from a crashed spaceship doesn’t include saving the planet’s Princess of Shadows from an arranged marriage. Can he stand aside while she’s forced to marry someone else? Or will he risk his own mission’s success to rescue her?

 

Find Veronica Scott here: https://veronicascott.wordpress.com/

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Catching A Cowboy-Roped Into Love

 

 

Have you ever dreamed of roping your own sexy cowboy? How about six stories by award-winning and best-selling Western Romance authors? These tales delight with romance, Wranglers and Stetsons.

 

Find Stephanie Berget here: https://www.amazon.com/Stephanie-Berget/e/B00CJYM8KK/ref=dp_byline_cont_ebooks_3

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BLACK GOLD by Augustine Sam (Literary /Interracial Romance)

 

 

He is black. She is white. They are young and carefree and broke. When they land two spectacular job offers within the first week of graduation, their bleak honeymoon is transformed into a dream. What they don’t know is that undisclosed details of the deal will entrap them in the place where dreams end and nightmares begin.

 

Find Augustine here: http://www.augustinesam.com/

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Tethered by Beth Caudill (Paranormal Romance)

 

 

She’s a landscape photographer who disguises her true nature as a falcon shifter. He’s a hard-headed park ranger who deals only in reality. But when his daughter is kidnapped by a mythical being, they must forge a bridge of trust to save the girl… and their own hearts.

 

Find Beth here: http://www.BethCaudill.net

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Elaine Cantrell (contemporary romance)

 

 

Two sisters find love at a haunted inn.

 

Find Elaine here: https://www.amazon.com/Elaine-Cantrell/e/B001K7V90M/ref=dp_byline_cont_ebooks_1

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Iris Blobel (Contemporary Romance)

 

 

When Beth meets Daniel, a fun-loving, spontaneous man from Ireland, she realises how much joy and passion are missing from her marriage, and consequently her life.

 

Find Iris Blobel here: http://www.irisblobel.com

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Whisper of Dreams, Book 2, Erotic Romance Trilogy

 

 

Yankees have taken over the town and there is only one man capable of smuggling her out of New Bern—Captain Elijah Fortune. He’s more than happy to accommodate her but the price has nothing to do with money.

 

Find Keta at her author home: http://ketaskeep.blogspot.com

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Scoundrel of Dreams, Book 3, Erotic Romance Trilogy

 

 

When Bridger Cantrell breaks into a study, he finds the man’s daughter rifling through her father’s desk drawers. Lydia Slayton is no longer the little bookworm he remembers from his past but a beguiling creature. And he intends to find out who she’s spying for.

 

Find Keta on Twitter: http://twitter.com/ketadiablo

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Stay by Ashlyn Mathews (contemporary romance)

 

 

He says we know one another. I swear I’ve never met him. When he reveals the unbelievable truth behind the story of how we’re connected, will I demand he takes a much-deserved hike? Or will I ask him… to stay?

 

http://www.ashlynmathews.com

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Luminescence by Ashlyn Mathews (paranormal romance)

 

 

She could be the devil disguised as an angel. But to get the answers to solving two personal cold cases, FBI agent Nick Campion is willing to sleep with the enemy. Yeah, call the situation like it is–improper, blurring the lines… inching closer toward a supernatural world he’s not prepared for.

 

http://www.ashlynmathews.com

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Her Gentle Heart by Reina Torres (Sweet Western Historical Romance)

 

 

He was a man that never asked for help. She gave him what he needed… Her Gentle Heart

 

Find Reina Torres here: http://www.facebook.com/ReinaTorresRomance/

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Always, Ransom by Reina Torres (Sweet Western Historical Romance)

 

 

The Pony Express brought them to the town of Three Rivers for a job… fate found them a woman who would become their everything.

 

Find Reina Torres here: https://www.amazon.com/Reina-Torres/e/B01GF5UIK0/

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Sixth Sense by Marilyn Baron (Paranormal Romance/Romantic Suspense)

 

 

Reluctant psychic Katherine Crystal, dubbed “Crystal Ball Kate,” and by-the-book Atlanta police detective Jack Hale, who harbors a deep-seated distrust of psychics, are drawn into the investigation of a mystery surrounding Kate’s birth and find murder and romance among a secret society of psychics in the quaint seaside spiritualist community of Casa Spirito, Florida.

 

Find Marilyn Baron here: http://www.marilynbaron.com/

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Loving a Cowboy by Anne Carrole (Contemporary Romance)

 

 

Broken hearts, splintered bones, and fences that need mending. For those who believe in second chances.

 

Find Anne Carrole here: http://www.annecarrole.com

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The Maverick Meets His Match by Anne Carrole (Contemporary Romance)

 

 

Fighting their attraction, fighting each other. Only one person felt they were a match.

 

Find Anne Carrole here: http://www.annecarrole.com

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The Rancher’s Heart by Anne Carrole (Contemporary Romance)

 

 

Families feuding, cattle missing, and two people falling in love. What could go wrong?

 

Find Anne Carrole here: http://www.annecarrole.com

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Blood Tide, Dolphin Shore Shifters book 1 by CJ Matthew (Romantic Fantasy)

 

 

The Santa Barbara Channel holds a closely guarded secret: a pod of Dolphins capable of shifting to human form and working through their corporation, Save Blue Water, they’ll do whatever it takes to protect their oceans.

 

Find CJ Matthew here: http://www.cjmatthew.com

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Key to Love by Judy Ann Davis (Romantic Suspense)

 

 

Lucas Fisher knows what he wants. It’s his best friend’s sister, a talented architect. But he’s on the East Coast and Elise Springer is on the West. Will they find their KEY TO LOVE as they search for the person who murdered his brother?

 

Find Judy Ann here: http://www.judyanndavis.blogspot.com

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A Witch’s Holiday Wedding by Tena Stetler (Paranormal Romance)

 

 

Elemental witch, Pepper McKay and former Navy SEAL, Lathen Quartz built Lobster Cove Wildlife Rescue and Rehabilitation Center on enchanted McKay land. Wedding planning goes awry when the couple spends Thanksgiving with family in Colorado, a Maine snowstorm fills the center with injured wildlife, Lathen finds himself drawn into a covert military mission, and Pepper wants to cancel the wedding. Is she having second thoughts? Will the nosy McKay ghosts, Lathen’s werewolf pack, Pepper’s parents, and her best friend help or hinder the wedding and holiday plans?

 

Find Tena here: http://www.tenastetler.com

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His for the Weekend by Marie Tuhart (erotic romance)

 

 

Cassie has a problem and its name is Marcus DeLuca. The man is quite determined to have her–on his terms. Would one weekend be enough?

 

Find Marie here: http://www.marietuhart.com/

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Ruby Lynn

 

 

A lady farmer and a disgraced detective–will what starts as an arrangement turn into something more? Brought together by necessity, will Leigh and Cy find love or will their attempt to find lasting happiness meet with disaster?

 

Find Ruby Lynn here: https://www.amazon.com/Ruby-Lynn/e/B073H8GKW1/ref=dp_byline_cont_ebooks_1

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Just Stay by Aria Grace (M/M Romance)

 

 

When Spencer agreed to help take down the leader of a Portland crime family, he didn’t realize he’d end the night with the bloodied body of an unknowing accomplice in his arms. His initial interest in Dylan was purely physical but when Dylan stepped in front of Topher’s gun and saved Spencer, the lust quickly turned into something more. Something he wasn’t sure he’d ever find in the fast-paced dot com world he was from.

 

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Fourth of July at The Corral by Debra St. John (contemporary romance)

 

 

When United States Marine Tyler Collins is injured in the line of duty and sent home, the first thing he does is to go see the girl he left behind. He wants peace and to escape from the memories of violence and war. Instead, what he finds might change his life forever.

 

Find Debra here: http://www.debrastjohnromance.com

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When Lonely Hearts Meet by Linda Carroll-Bradd (contemporary romance)

 

 

Can online dating entice a divorced woman and a rancher to reveal the secrets of their lonely hearts? Clover isn’t even thinking about dating until she meets a sexy rancher in the paint aisle of all places. And then she receives a mysterious gingerbread cookie…

 

Find Linda Carroll-Bradd here: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Linda-Carroll-Bradd-author/440814942635289

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Immortal Relations, Love and War by G. D. Ogan (Paranormal-Romance with Erotic Elements)

 

 

Who or what can be called upon when terrorism, war and an extinction level event are seemingly inevitable?

 

Find Guy here: http://immortalrelations.blogspot.com/

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Hot For The Uniform by Layla Chase (erotic romance)

 

 

Rikka Brendan has a thing for buff guys in uniform…especially fire captain Conor Malloy who questions her about her most recent mishap. When the attraction flames from sparks to 3-alarm lust, does Conor have any hope of convincing Rikki they have more than a sexy combustion?

 

Find Layla Chase here: https://www.facebook.com/layla.chase.52

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Immortal Relations Coming Out by G.D. Ogan (Paranormal-Romance with Erotic Elements)

 

 

Good vampires set up a new coven in Southern Canada to monitor a regime intent on changing America into a dictatorship.

 

Find Guy here: http://immortalrelations.blogspot.com/

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Sylvia Hubbard (Medical Suspense Romance)

 

 

Mistaken Identity Three: The Perfect Woman for them is a MFM series, where desire doubles in pleasure. Take a wild ride on the edge of the imagination of AwardWinning, Bestselling Author, Sylvia Hubbard.

 

Find Sylvia Hubbard here: http://www.sylviahubbard.com

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Beverley Eikli (Georgian-set mystery with romance)

 

 

A dissolute rake accepts a wager to ruin the reputation of the virtuous society beauty he believes destroyed his sister’s marital ambitions. But who is out to destroy whom?

 

Find Beverley here: http://www.beverleyoakley.com

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WILD AT HEART by Lara Archer (Contemporary Erotic Romance)

 

 

Hollywood bad boy Nick Turner won’t touch indie film director Amber Wakeling; he won’t risk their artistic partnership for a few nights of mind-blowing sex. During a shoot on Colorado’s beautiful Wild Mountain, though, the rules of civilized life don’t seem to apply. Will stepping off the safe path lead to heartbreak—or to real and lasting love?

 

Find Lara Archer at http://laraarcher.com/

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Beverley Oakley (Regency romance laced with intrigue)

 

 

Two beautiful sisters – one an illegitimate governess, the other a celebrated debutante – compete for love amidst the scandal and intrigue of a Regency London Season.

 

Find Beverley here: http://www.beverleyoakley.com

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Dying for a Daiquiri by Cindy Sample (Humorous Romantic Mystery)

 

 

When Laurel McKay attends a Hawaiian wedding, her vacation soon becomes more deadly than the calorie count in her daiquiri. Laurel zip-lines and four-wheels her way through the island paradise unearthing long hidden secrets. Will ingenuity and pluck be enough? Or will this hula be her last?

 

Find Cindy Sample here http://www.cindysamplebooks.com

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Brenda Whiteside (romantic suspense)

 

 

 

Lacy Dahl never questioned her past until the deaths of her adoptive parents and her husband. A husband who wasn’t what he seemed. Sheriff Chance Meadowlark is still haunted by the murder of his wife and the revenge he unleashed in the name of justice. When he meets Lacy he is determined not to become involved, but their pasts may make that impossible. Will the truth destroy Lacy and Chance or will it be the answer that frees them?

Find Brenda here: http://www.brendawhiteside.com

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Her Survivor: A Black Eagle Ops Novel by Vonnie Davis

***99 cent sale begins 7/18

 

Welcome to Warrior Falls in this sizzling romantic suspense. Dustin, a broken hero meets a woman worth fighting for—and discovers the healing power of love. She learns she can trust him with her darkest secrets and he’ll protect her.

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Perfectly Skeptical by Linda O’Connor (Romantic Comedy)

 

 

Improbable and uncertain, iffy and unlikely – the typical path to love. Perfectly Skeptical is one of 25 brand new sexy romances in the Tropical Tryst Boxed Set. Escape to the tropics with us!

 

Find the Tropical Tryst authors here: : http://www.tropicaltryst.com

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Stacy Juba

 

 

Ever wondered what those cheerful theme park princesses are really thinking? When twenty-five-year-old Jaine Andersen proposes a new marketing role to the local amusement park, general manager Dylan Callahan charms her into filling Cinderella’s glass slippers for the summer. Her reign transforms Jaine’s ordinary life into chaos that would bewilder a fairy godmother. 99 cents through the end of July

 

Find Stacy Juba here http://stacyjuba.com/blog/

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The Would-Be Mommy by Jacqueline Diamond (medical romance)

 

 

When a journalist stirs up trouble with his story about a hospital welcoming abandoned babies, he accidentally ignites a firestorm around public relations director Jennifer Serra. Now she faces losing her heart to a baby she can’t keep, and losing her job because of a scandalous secret.

 

Find Jacqueline here: http://www.jacquelinediamond.com

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Cindy and the Fella by Jacqueline Diamond (romantic comedy)

 

 

They both need a fairy godmother! Cindy McChad’s fiancé just dumped her. Hugh Bemling writes love poems in vain. Since Cindy’s clueless about flirting and Hugh has the the physique of a nerd, why not transform each other?

 

Find Jacqueline here: http://www.jacquelinediamond.com

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Stacy Juba

 

 

Personal trainer Cassidy Novak garners popularity and fame while starring in a hit reality show. After she catches the attention of a stalker, her well-ordered life turns topsy-turvy. Cassidy hates the bizarre rules in this guessing game, but when her stalker forces a showdown, she plays to win…

 

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Champion (Fairy Tale Robin Hood Romance)

 

 

All romance novel photographer Payton Fox really wants is a hero in her life. A man that is dashing and honorable… a man worthy of his own fairy tale! But he doesn’t belong in her time, and she needs to send him back.

 

http://mariehiggins.com

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Of Slumber and Discord by Nicole Zoltack (twisted fairy tale)

 

 

What if there had been a very good reason for Sleeping Beauty to be cursed to sleep for a thousand years?

 

Find Nicole Zoltack here: https://www.amazon.com/Nicole-Zoltack/e/B00304YARW/

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The Christmas Honeymoon by Alicia Street (Sweet Contemporary Romance)

 

 

Quiet librarian Serena always loved Christmas, until she was jilted before her December wedding. A year later, while trying to rekindle her tarnished holiday spirit, she meets Damien, handsome daredevil—and a total Scrooge. Their unlikely mutual attraction brings on a challenge that leads to one very romantic Christmas.

 

Find Alicia here: https://www.amazon.com/author/aliciastreet

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Divine Fall by Kathryn Knight (YA Paranormal Romance)

 

 

As an outcast in both worlds, the last Nephilim will gladly risk his own life to seek his revenge…but will he risk hers? Forbidden first love and supernatural secrets collide in Divine Fall.

 

Find Kathryn Knight here: https://www.amazon.com/Kathryn-Knight/e/B00919ENJA/ref=dp_byline_cont_ebooks_1

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A Leap of Faith (Sweet Contemporary Romance)

 

 

To finally move out of the Friend Zone with a man from her past, Sophia is desperately crash dieting. Too bad the one temptation she can’t resist is the new minister she keeps bumping into.

 

Find Nell Castle here: nellcastle.com

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Flawless by Jana Richards (World War Two Romantic Suspense)

 

 

French Resistance fighter Madeleine Bertrand believes jewel thief Hunter Smith was responsible for her husband’s death. Now the two must work together to steal a priceless diamond from the Nazis, posing as husband and wife. Madeleine finds herself falling in love, despite what she believes about Hunter. Will they live long enough to have a life together?

 

Find Jana Richards here: http://www.janarichards.com

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Step into My Parlor by Jan Hudson (Contemporary Romance)

 

Running for her life and down to her last few cents, Anne’s last hope lands her in a Houston pawnshop to hock her watch. When she meets the owner, Spider Webb, a rough-looking ex-football player who oozes sex appeal designed to blister any woman’s toenail polish, she’s ready to bolt. Then things become dreadfully more desperate. Can she trust this stranger to help her? Romance, suspense, humor. Sensual.

 

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“10 Moments That Changed My Life” by Marie Higgins Plus: PRETENDING YOU’RE MINE Historical Romance

Please help me welcome author Marie Higgins, sharing the…

10 Moments That Changed My Life”

  1. Writing a skit for girl’s camp when I was 17 years old, and getting the award of ‘best written’. At this age, I didn’t even know I wanted to be a writer.
  2. Receiving awards for my skits in the community. When I was in my mid-twenties, I wrote skits for my community which were performed and judged. The awards I received were “Funniest” and “Best Written”.
  3. Reading my first romance book, A Rose in Winter by Kathleen E Woodiwiss. I was in my mid-twenties, and my step-mother-in-law brought me this book to read when I was very sick. I was so caught up in the story that I couldn’t put it down. After I finished this story, I searched for more books by this author, and then more historical romance books. That was the point in my life when I fell in love with historical romance.
  4. Watching a romance/suspense movie that had the worst ending! Yes, believe it or not, this did change my life, because I was so upset that the producer/writer of this movie made the audience fall in love with the hero and heroine and yet they didn’t end up together at the end. This was the very thing that pushed me to write my own happy endings!
  5. I’ve always had movie-like dreams. The day I watched that crappy movie, I had a dream that night about a happily-ever-after story. The next morning, I decided to write my dream. That’s all it took to kick-start my muse. The rest, they say, is history…
  6. Joining RWA (Romance Writers of America). Can you imagine how excited I was to join a group of other writers who loved romance as I did? The years I was with the Utah Chapter, I met so many great women (who are still my friends today), and I learned so much about writing. I realized if I was going to be a writer, I’d better learn how to do it the right way.
  7. Winning Second Place in a writing contest! I entered my story (which is now titled “Charmed By Knight”) into a RWA contest, and I won second place! I was shocked…and on cloud nine. It was exciting to think that readers actually enjoyed my story.
  8. Received my first email from an agent from my dream agency. She had read “Charmed by Knight”, and loved it…but she couldn’t fit it into her schedule to represent me. So although I never did get with this ‘dream agency’, it was a thrill knowing she enjoyed my story. I even kept the email. lol
  9. Getting my first publishing contract. In 2010, I had a publishing company offer to contract one of my stories (which is now titled “Her Own Fairy Godmother”). The editor told me how much fun she had reading this story, and how she couldn’t put it down. Unfortunately, this particular publishing company was one of the worst mistakes I made, but at the time, I was thrilled that a publisher wanted my stories!
  10. Discovering self-publishing! In 2011 I had heard so many great things about self-publishing, so I decided to give it a try. That was one of the BEST decisions I’d ever made. Many of my stories were in Amazon’s top 100 best sellers, and I received many 5-star reviews! Now, all these years—and 44 books—later, my stories are still making it to Amazon’s top 100 best sellers, and I’m still receiving many awesome 5-star reviews.

Wow, Marie, what an excellent, fun list! I can definitely relate to your Kathleen Woodiwiss moment, except mine was The Flame and the Flower – Brandon and Heather, I’ll never forget reading that and being completely swept away. Although, my first experience with passionate historical romances was Rosemary Rogers’ Sweet, Savage Love. I read it 8 times! But, enough about me, LOL. Tell us about your book…

HEROIC ROGUE SERIES (all ebooks 99 cents through the month of July).

PRETENDING YOU’RE MINE (book 1)

Mercedes Maxwell is devastated when her twin sister is driven to take her own life by none other than her husband, William Braxton. Determined to make her brother-in-law pay for the injustice, Mercedes travels to Dorchester, England to find him. She is shocked to find that William is unaware of his wife’s death, and when Mercedes is mistaken for her sister, she decides to pose as her twin to glean some answers. Mercedes embarks on an adventure she never dreamed of in hopes of bringing justice to her sister. Instead of justice, Mercedes uncovers a plethora of secrets and mystery. As she works to unravel the mystery and discovers who she can trust, Mercedes finds that all is not as it seems, and that William Braxton may be the one man she can trust.

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Thundering hooves of a horse bore down upon them. Mercedes switched her attention to the man on the steed. The small crowd parted, and the man atop the animal dismounted. His horse had whipped up a cloud of dust in the dingy alley and she waved her hand in front of her face to keep from sneezing. The sight of the rider left her speechless and a bit weak at the knees.

His rugged appearance shocked her, his strength evident in his muscled arms and legs. Rather than the fancy clothes of the English gentry, the beige shirt and brown leather vest of a farmer’s attire stretched taut across his wide chest, and the black material of his trousers molded to his legs and fit snugly into his black knee-boots. But this man was no farmer. That much appeared evident by the way he carried himself as he strode toward her, his step too confident, too graceful.

When he neared and she gazed upon his face, her breath caught in her throat. The sun had turned his skin a light brown, and the sureness of his jaw bespoke authority. Chestnut hair tousled by the wind framed his head, and she had a sudden urge to swipe the unruly locks off his forehead.

He was quite handsome, if she dared admit, and he literally made her lungs stop working. Never had that happened to her from just admiring a man. Looking into his fiery hazel eyes, she swallowed hard.

He stopped mere inches away, towering over both Mercedes and the soldier like a dark cloud of doom. She leaned her head back to take in his height.

The handsome man met the soldier’s stare. “Sir, will you kindly remove your hands from my wife?”

Her jaw dropped. Wife?

“Correct me, Mr. Braxton, but was your wife not running from you?” The soldier shook his head. “A few hours ago, I had heard that you reported your wife missing. Now here she is caught running. There must be a reason for that.”

She sucked in her breath. Mr. Braxton? This handsome and very powerful man was William Braxton, her sister’s husband?

The pulse in her temple grew stronger. She couldn’t speak, and she couldn’t think. Telling him about Kat’s death was crucial, yet she didn’t want to do that in front of all of these spectators.

If only her mind would cooperate with her tongue and voice, perhaps she wouldn’t feel like a trapped animal. But more importantly, why did she find her brother-in-law dangerously attractive?

When the man in question settled his eyes on her, his expression softened and a smile touched his mouth. “Yes, my dear. Please inform the captain and all these good people why you were running from me.”

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR:

Marie Higgins is a best-selling, multi-published author of Christian and sweet romance novels; from refined bad-boy heroes who make your heart melt to the feisty heroines who somehow manage to love them regardless of their faults. She’s been with a Christian publisher since 2010. Between those and her others, she’s published over 40 heartwarming, on-the-edge-of-your-seat stories and broadened her readership by writing mystery/suspense, humor, time-travel, paranormal, along with her love for historical romances. Her readers have dubbed her “Queen of Tease”, because of all her twists and turns and unexpected endings.

Visit her website / blog to discover more about her – www.mariehiggins.com

Find her on Facebook – http://www.facebook.com/marie.higgins.7543

And Twitter – https://twitter.com/mariehigginsXOX

 

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EAGLE EYE – LIKE NO OTHER – BOOK 2 by Darcy Flynn

I am delighted to host today’s guest. Not only has she become one of my treasured author friends, her writing is fabulous!! Her romances are cute, passionate, and emotional, and this is one of my favorites. (And how yummy is the cover? I think girls DO make passes at guys who wear glasses… :))

Welcome, Darcy!

 

I had so much fun linking Jillian Jeffrey, a character from my first book, Keeper of My Heart, with the second book in my Like No Other Series. My readers wanted Jill’s story told and I’m happy they insisted.

Blurb:

Could one little mistake derail everything she’s worked for?

Undercover journalist, Cameron Phillips, is known for his forthright exposé articles uncovering scandals of New York City’s rich and famous. Using the pseudonym Eagle Eye to hide his identity, he is free to wield his finger pointing, no-holds-barred articles at leisure.

Jillian Jeffrey, teen fashion industry’s latest darling, has a heart for the less fortunate. Her goal is to raise enough money for fashion icon Anna Delany’s, Like No Other charity foundation. The donation will not only keep the charity afloat, but will place Jill in the running for a coveted position on LNO’s board of directors.

In a moment of weakness, at the charity gala, Jill reluctantly accepts a bet from her ex-boyfriend and uses a homeless man to raise twenty thousand dollars. Unknown to Jill, the homeless guy is the cynical, undercover journalist, and Jill has just become his latest exposé target.

In a twist of fate, Cameron is soon hired to shadow Jill as she volunteers with the charity. Shorthaired and clean-shaven, he looks nothing like the bearded, disheveled man Jill had encountered the night of the gala. During their time together, he not only discovers the noble reason behind the bet, but witnesses first hand his article’s negative impact on her business. Faced with the prospect of losing her, will Cameron come up with an antidote for Eagle Eye’s toxic exposé before Jill loses everything she’s worked for?

Excerpt:

“Okay. I admit it. I was having coffee in the bistro near the park when I spotted you. So, I followed you here.”

An incredulous expression crossed his face. “You do see the weirdness in this don’t you?”

“I felt badly for what Sandra said last week.”

“It was the truth, wasn’t it?”

“To a point, but—”

“Look. An abandoned subway is no place for a spoiled socialite. This place is dangerous.”

“You think I’m spoiled?”

“Yes and twenty thousand dollars richer.”

“The twenty thousand was for charity.”

“I guess that made what you did to me okay?”

“No. Of course not.” She sighed. “Look, I admit that I’ve done fairly well for myself. But it hasn’t always been that way.”

 “You’re a Jeffrey. It’s always been that way, sweetheart.”

She pulled her hands away from the flame and clasped them to her chest. “What do you mean?”

“Wealthy, wrapped up in yourself, and according to the society pages, One of New York City’s wealthiest families back in town,” he mocked. “Everyone who’s anyone in this city knows about the Jeffrey girls of Scarsdale.”

“Girls?”

“Your sisters.”

“Oh, of course, them.” First Mark and now him. No wonder he had ill feelings toward her. He thought she was one of those Jeffreys.

“So, you think because of that you know me?”

“Not you personally, but…” He shrugged.

“When you’ve met one high society dame, you’ve met them all. Is that it?”

“Dame? Now there’s a word.” The corners of his mouth lifted. “First hobo and now dame. You and your friends should get out more.”

For one second, all she saw was his to-die-for half-smile. That along with his disheveled appearance was quite a package.

“Well, according to your earlier comment, my friends and I get out plenty.”

He gazed down at her. His crooked smile still played around his lips and his eyes held a sudden twinkle that disarmed her. But she couldn’t help notice the note of disdain behind that charming twinkle. She’d used him, coaxed him into a glamorous environment, then humiliated him. It probably wouldn’t make any difference as to what he thought of her, so let him think what he wanted.

 

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Website/Blog: http://www.darcyflynnromances.com

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About the Author

Darcy Flynn is known for her heartwarming, sweet contemporary romances. Her refreshing storylines, irritatingly handsome heroes and feisty heroines will delight and entertain you from the first page to the last. Miss Flynn’s heroes and heroines have a tangible chemistry that is entertaining, humorous and competitive.

Darcy lives with her husband and a menagerie of other living creatures on her horse farm in Franklin, Tennessee. She raises rare breed chickens, stargazes on warm summer nights and indulges daily in afternoon tea.

Although, published in the Christian non-fiction market under her real name, Joy Griffin Dent, it was the empty nest that turned her to writing romantic fiction. Proving that it’s never too late to follow your dreams.

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A Plethora of #99Cent Ebooks!!! June 2017 #BargainBooks

99 Cent Ebooks galore

Check out our monthly list of 99 cent reads. All different genres, all great bargains!

Hope you discover some excellent reads!

PLEASE CONFIRM BEFORE ORDERING!!! – We are not responsible if prices are no longer 99 cents

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Wanton Angel: Prequel to Life To The Max Kindle Edition  by Mia London

A one-night stand shouldn’t change her life

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A Highland Pearl (Scottish Historical Romance)

A sweet romance blossoms amidst feuding and war. With her reputation at stake after being accused of practicing witchcraft and hated as a member of a rival clan, Maidie considers leaving Clan Munro and returning to the home of her birth in Clan Cameron. Fierce battles, a tragic encounter, and a handsome clan chief compel her to make crucial decisions in this haunting romance set in the16th century Highlands of Scotland.

Find Brenda B. Taylor Here http://www.brendabtaylor.com/highland-treasures-series

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A Highland Ruby

She must choose between a life of adventure with the man she loves or a settled, secure life with her betrothed. Flora Vass forced Gavin Munro out of her heart and mind until he returned to Scotland after an adventurous five years in the New World. Gavin leaves no doubt he returned to make the bonnie Flora his own and intends to fight for her. Flora’s betrothed, Iain MacKay, and Gavin’s brother, Chief Andrew Munro, have other plans. Andrew needs her to marry the MacKay and bring peace between the two clans. Iain MacKay desires an heir. War with England looms on the horizon, forcing Flora to make crucial decisions.

Find Brenda B. Taylor here: http://www.brendabtaylor.com/highland-treasures-series

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Running Away by Catherine Mede (contemporary romance)

Larissa has one too many things go wrong in her life, so she does what she does best. Runs away. Harley is a movie star hiding out in the idyllic Abel Tasman National Park in New Zealand. When their lives cross paths, suddenly life changes for both of them.

Find Catherine Mede here: http://www.catherinemede.com

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Alpha Lover by Brenda Sparks (Paranormal Romance)

Nicholai was her fantasy, and that’s all he could ever be. Julie was the first woman to turn him away. To have their happily-ever-after, he must save her from her demons—both real and imaginary.

Find Brenda here: http://www.brenda-sparks.com

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Sage It Out (a psychic mystery romance)

Police line, do not cross. When Rose’s action triggers her BFF’s psychic vision about a child in danger, Rose life is turned upside down. Getting the police involved throws her an unexpected romantic curveball. Can a jaded police detective help ultra-independent Rose achieve a long sought-after redemption, or will they both retreat behind their yellow tape and lose out on love?

Find Shereen here: https://www.facebook.com/ShereenVedam

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Imperial Warriors: Two Scorching Tales of the Roman Empire by Regina Kammer (Ancient World historical romance)

A knight in Trajanic Rome, a Viking in Byzantine Constantinople. Two sizzling tales of romance between warriors and the women who are inexorably drawn to them, each story set during a different time and place in the Roman Empire. Includes ancient world romance bonus content!

Find Regina Kammer here: http://kammerotica.com/

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Paging Dr. Hot by Sophia Knightly

Miami TV reporter Francesca Lake is on a doctor hunt. Frankie wasn’t always a hypochondriac, but everything changed with her mom’s near-fatal heart attack. So begins a series of amorous escapades and startling revelations as she works her way through the list of eligible. None of them compares to hunky Dr. Harrison Taylor. Much as Harrison makes her senses wobbly, she needs a people doctor, not the vet for her miniature dachshund Romeo. Frankie is trying to be sensible, but her heart and outspoken dog are conspiring against her…

Find Sophia Knightly here: http://www.sophiaknightly.net

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Wilde One by Jannine Gallant (Romantic Suspense)

A cross country scavenger hunt to find a hidden treasure may be more than they bargained for. Griff and Ainslee must solve the riddles and reach the prize before their competition stops them…by any means necessary.

Find Jannine Gallant here: http://www.janninegallant.com/

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Running Wild, Hell Ryders MC #1 by J.L. Sheppard (Contemporary Romance/MC Romance)

She runs from her perfect life straight into his—a life of bikers who play and ride by their own rules. He keeps his distance. But when she kisses him, all bets are off.

https://www.jlsheppard.com/

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BAD BOY, BIG HEART

ANDREA DOWNING

New Yorker K.C. Daniels feels the strain of being her overbearing parents’ daughter. Chay Ridgway feels the strain of being his father’s sole support. As these two find their way in the world during three months in Wyoming, will it be a summer romance or a love that will last for years?

Find Andrea here: https://www.amazon.com/Andrea-Downing/e/B008MQ0NXS/

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Andrea Downing & 6 others

A Cowboy to Keep ( contemporary western romance anthology)

Catch a cowboy … Keep a cowboy …Don’t miss this great collection from USA Today, Amazon Bestselling, and Award-Winning authors!! Featuring stories by Carra Copelin, Andrea Downing, Kristy McCaffrey, Devon McKay, Hildie McQueen, Hebby Roman, and Patti Sherry-Crews

Find Andrea here: http://andreadowning.com

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Bound by His Kiss by Catherine Kean (Historical Romance)

On her way to visit Lord Bramwell Hawksley before they will marry, Lady Miranda de Vornay is taken captive by outlaws. Their leader claims he is Bram; her betrothed is his corrupt half-brother. Miranda must find out the truth, for she will love only the lord to whom she’s bound by his long-ago kiss.

Find Catherine Kean here: http://www.catherinekean.com

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A Knight to Remember by Catherine Kean (Historical Romance)

When widowed Lady Aislinn Locksmeade finds a naked, unconscious man in the forest, she wonders if he’s Hugh Brigonne, her first and only true love. When he wakes, he can’t remember who he is or what happened. Does she dare to love him, or is there greater danger to Aislinn than risking her heart?

Find Catherine Kean here: http://www.catherinekean.com

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The Reluctant Debutante by Becky Lower

In 1855 New York, Ginger Fitzpatrick has absolutely no interest in taking part in the newest rage in America—the Cotillion Ball. Instead, Ginger would rather be rallying for women’s rights—at least until she meets her brother’s best friend from St. Louis, a dark mysterious man named Joseph Lafontaine.

Find Becky Lower here: https://www.amazon.com/Becky-Lower/e/B008DTC15C/ref=sr_tc_2_0?qid=1480527074&sr=1-2-ent

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The Velvet Ribbon by Christie Adams (Erotic Romance with BDSM elements)

A street crime brings Alex and Beth together as more than just employer and employee, but their happiness is threatened by a cold-blooded monster seeking the ultimate revenge against the former SAS officer… a life for a life.

Find Christie Adams here: https://christieadamsauthor.com/

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Josie Riviera

Bargained away to a brothel, she is beyond hope, beyond rescue…but not beyond the reach of the one man who can save her. Sometimes, bonds between a man and a woman, however young, are meant to last a lifetime. But will it take more than a dose of Gypsy magic to chase away the doubts between two guarded lovers?

Find Josie Here: http://josieriviera.com/

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Saving Sarah by Kara O’Neal (Historical Romance)

Sarah has to break her courtship with Michael Lonnigan, her true love, because someone from her past is threatening her family. This evil is demanding Sarah marry him, giving him her family’s land and good name, or he’ll spill the secret he knows and send her father to the noose.

Find Kara here: http://www.karaoneal.com

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Laced By Love, a Montana Sky Kindle Worlds novel by Linda Carroll-Bradd (historical romance)

Will leather craftsman Nicolai oppose his family obligation to help the stranded vaudeville performer who has caught his eye?

Find Linda here https://www.facebook.com/linda.carrollbradd

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An Unlikely Marriage, a Montana Sky Kindle Worlds novella by Linda Carroll-Bradd (historical romance)

Will a marriage of convenience between a vaudeville performer and a rancher turn into more on a trail drive through Montana Territory?

Find Linda here https://www.facebook.com/linda.carrollbradd

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Forever Him (An Obsessed Novella) by Jeanne St. James (Contemporary Erotic Romance)

I can’t keep my eyes off the tall, dark, and confident man who stops in the coffee shop every morning. I want this stranger more than I’ve ever wanted anyone before, even though I only know his first name. As an author, my imagination is my ultimate writing tool, men like Kane my muse…

Find Jeanne St. James here: http://www.jeannestjames.com

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Mistaken Identity III by Sylvia Hubbard (Suspense Erotic)

She wanted something different; They wanted her! Standalone Novel in the Mistaken Identity Series

‘Find Sylvia Hubbard here http://www.twitter.com/sylviahubbard1

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Only Him (An Obsessed Novella) by Jeanne St. James (Contemporary Erotic Romance)

Never in my life did I think my high school obsession would move right next door. I’ve never wanted anyone but him. Reid Turner is my ultimate fantasy.

Find Jeanne St. James here: https://www.facebook.com/JeanneStJamesAuthor

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aHunter4Rescue (Science Fiction Romance)

After crash-landing on Earth, Ardal, commander of an elite unit of alien warriors, unexpectedly develops a mating bond with Fiona — the human woman who saves him. But what happens when his duty clashes with his heart?

Find Cynthia Here: http://www.cynthiaclement.com

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Finding Me – The Salty Key Inn – 1

Sheena Sullivan Morelli and her sisters, Darcy and Regan, receive the unexpected news that their Uncle Gavin Sullivan, the black sheep of the family, has left them a hotel on the Gulf coast of Florida. But, the gift comes with a twist.

Find Judith Keim-https://www.amazon.com/Judith-Keim/e/B00THNL4VA/ref=ntt_athr_dp_pel_1, Twitter@judithkeim, website: http://www.judithkeim.com/

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Desert Heat by Patti Sherry-Crews

Sometimes it seems like Angel Harper is going to spend her adult life making up for mistakes she made in her youth. Now she’s struggling to make things right for herself and the son she’s raising alone on her guest ranch. When handsome firefighting cowboy, Boone Donovan, sets his sights on her will she be willing to take a risk on love?

Find Patti here: https://www.amazon.com/Patti-Sherry-Crews/e/B01C7L8QUU/ref=dp_byline_cont_ebooks_1

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Sweet Thing by Emily Leigh (contemporary romance)

Violet Calloway has it all together until her father’s death throws her life and perspective into a tailspin. Taking a leap of faith, Violet dives into building a bakery. Hiring Nick Morello, the sexy and confident contractor seems like a good choice until she kisses him…

Find Emily Leigh Here: http://www.facebook.com/emilyleighbooks

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The Love of a Rake by Linda Rae Sande (Regency Romance)

A sensual tale of two rakes, two horses, and two not-so-marriage-minded women

Find Linda Rae Sande here: https://www.amazon.com/Linda-Rae-Sande/e/B00BUYEI0S

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More Beginnings by Iris Blobel (Contemporary Romance)

Zach Taylor, an escort in Sydney, living in Hobart, enlists the help of Natasha Peterson when his teenage friend, Mia, runs away. And although Natasha is attracted to him as well, she has her own problems to deal with, not to mention her initial reaction to Zach’s occupation.

Find Iris here: http://www.irisblobel.com

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P.M. Richter (paranormal suspense)

Michelle was brutally attacked in her locked hotel room in Las Vegas. The police didn’t believe her and thought she must have lured a man up to her hotel room for a little sexual adventure, which went dangerously out of control. Michelle decides an affair with a wickedly handsome man who moves into her building might cure her of the humiliating, embarrassing, and uncontrollable anxiety attacks which plague her whenever she finds herself alone with a man. How could she know that she made the worst possible choice?

Find PM Richter here: https://www.amazon.com/Pam-Richter/e/B003ZV7J5A/ref=ntt_dp_epwbk_0

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Covert Exposure, a Nick Spinelli Mystery by Valerie J. Clarizio (romantic suspense)

When a mall Santa and elf turn up dead, Detective Spinelli goes undercover as Santa to catch a killer. His new love interest, Shannon O’Hara, plays his little helper. Sparks fly! Problem: Shannon appears to be next on the killer’s list.

Find Valerie here: https://valclarizio.wordpress.com/

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Covert Exposure, a Nick Spinelli Mystery by Valerie J. Clarizio (romantic suspense)

When a mall Santa and elf turn up dead, Detective Spinelli goes undercover as Santa to catch a killer. His new love interest, Shannon O’Hara, plays his little helper. Sparks fly! Problem: Shannon appears to be next on the killer’s list.

Find Valerie here: https://valclarizio.wordpress.com/

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Destiny by Casi McLean (supernatural suspense with romantic elements)

Reagan Nichols is used to challenges, but ever since twilight fell over Spirit Lake and that murky mist oozed inland, everything feels surreal––especially when she finds a little girl wandering through the eerie fog.

Find Casi McLean here: https://www.amazon.com/Casi-McLean/e/B0053XXRJU/ref=dp_byline_cont_ebooks_1

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Common Grounds by S.J. Maylee (Erotic Romance)

While Kate Sanderson mixes batter and pumps buttercream inside her tasty creations at the West Egg restaurant, she dreams about two things: owning a bakery and finding a man capable of satisfying her every desire.

Find S.J. Maylee here: https://www.amazon.com/S.J.-Maylee/e/B00EQ51W34/

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Lyric – Book 2.5 by Andrea R. Cooper (paranormal romance)

Daniel Davis has a secret he’s paid hundreds of thousands to keep that way. Now when exotic Cassie marches into his office, he can’t stop thinking about her and makes her an offer. Be his date for a high-profile party and he’ll consider her company for his office redecorating project.

Find (Andrea R. Cooper) here: https://www.facebook.com/AndreaRCooper.author/

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Blood Tide by CJ Matthew (Paranormal Shifter Romance)

The Santa Barbara Channel holds a closely guarded secret: a pod of dolphins capable of shifting into human form. During Sy’s first shift, her escort is killed, she is wounded, and rescued by a human male. Who can she trust?

Find CJ Matthew here: http://www.cjmatthew.com

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Party For Two by Monique DeVere (Romantic Comedy)

Ex-lawyer turned pregnancy model Danielle Hampton has one simple rule; never date an attorney. Civil Rights Attorney Casey Lowe lives by a code of practice: never date his boss’s daughter. But he’ll do just about anything to make partner.

Find Monique DeVere here: http://moniquedevere.com

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Goodbye, Hello by Allyson R. Abbott Contemporary Romance

Linda has a chance of a new life; and boy is she going to take it. After realizing she has lived her life being what everyone else wanted her to be, Linda knows she needs to change. Using her deceased husband’s pension and insurance money, she heads to Fiji, to find herself and bumps into a very nice distraction.

Find Allyson R. Abbott here: https://www.amazon.com/Allyson-R.-Abbott/e/B00SJPD84I/ref=dp_byline_cont_ebooks_1

 

 

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Seth (A Dark Assassins World Novella) by Valerie Ullmer (Genre: Paranormal Romance)

Immortals have been a part of Seth’s world since he barged into Kai’s life at the age of twelve. But the one night he met Aubrey changed his world, and he’d never been so happy to be wrong.

Find Valerie Here: http://www.valerieullmer.com

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An English Rose by Allyson R Abbott Women’s Fiction

A compelling and humorous insight of past years and present dilemma’s as Rose reflects on her usefulness in later life. Just as she acknowledges and accepts her sell-by-date is approaching, life suddenly becomes interesting again, in more ways than one.

https://www.facebook.com/AllysonRAbbott/

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Her Perfect Match: A Liaison Novella by Valerie Ullmer; Genre: Contemporary Romance

Gabriel Kane lived by one hard and fast rule. Never mix business with pleasure. But the moment Rebecca Cole walked back into his life with only business on her mind, he finds himself forgetting about the rules. Now, he’s determined to go after what he’s always wanted. Her.

Find Valerie Here: http://www.valerieullmer.com

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Shadows of the Soul by Angelique Armae (Paranormal Romance)

When Hell’s sexiest bad boy–Nicolai Valentine–defied Lucifer, he lost everything. Now Heaven’s fearless human warrior–Isabel Heart–has come to Nicolai’s aid. When the two meet… A haunting past is reborn…

Find Angelique Armae Here: http://www.angeliquearmae.com

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BLACK GOLD by Augustine Sam (Literary Fiction with Romantic Elements)

He is black. She is white. They are young and carefree and broke. When they land two spectacular job offers within the first week of graduation, their bleak honeymoon is transformed into a dream. What they don’t know is that undisclosed details of the deal will entrap them in the place where dreams end and nightmares begin.

Find Augustine here: https://www.augustinesam.com/

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The Would-Be Mommy by Jacqueline Diamond (medical romance)

When a journalist stirs up trouble with his story about a hospital welcoming abandoned babies, he accidentally ignites a firestorm around public relations director Jennifer Serra. Now she faces losing her heart to a baby she can’t keep, and losing her job because of a scandalous secret.

Find Jacqueline here: http://www.jacquelinediamond.com

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Unexplained (Paranormal with Romantic Elements)

A figure. A flash of blue light. A dive from a mountaintop no one could survive. Nothing, or no one, left behind. Can Chris and Sarah discover the meaning of their strange and dangerous psychic connection before their lives are ripped apart?

http://reneeregent.com

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Only a Hero Will Do by Alanna Lucas (historical romance-Regency)

A beautiful, feisty heiress. A dashing, enigmatic, ex-army captain. They must work together to defeat dark forces threatening Britain’s monarchy. Elizabeth Atwell can break any code—but will she also break Grant Alexander’s heart?

Find Alanna here: https://www.facebook.com/AuthorAlannaLucas/

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Not Quite Heaven by Barbara Meyers (Contemporary Romance)

One forbidden kiss is witnessed by a treacherous woman whose dramatic death the following day destroys Ian’s family, career, and future. After four years apart can Melissa, whom Ian loves, hates and blames for his losses, save him?

Find BARBARA MEYERS here: https://www.amazon.com/Barbara-Meyers/e/B002BOHV3C/ref=dp_byline_cont_ebooks_1

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Invisible by L.A. Remenicky (Romantic Suspense)

They found each other. Then the killer found them.

Find L.A. Remenicky here: http://www.laremenicky.com

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At His Command (Medieval Romance)

What’s a lady to do when the king commands her to marry a lord, but she’s falling for the knight sent to protect her from undesirable suitors and is a scribe for the king’s rival for the throne? Could she defy her king for love?

Find Ruth here: http://www.ruthkaufman.com

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The Big Guy Upstairs by Mary Vine (Children’s Book)

A young boy named Johnny overhears his grandmother saying that she will pray to the Big Guy Upstairs and he wonders who that is. His grandma tells him that it is an expression meaning God. While Grandma cooks soup, Johnny tries to find God in the attic.

Find Mary here: http://www.maryvine.com

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Emma Comes Through by Velma Parker (Children’s Book)

The jungle animals shook with excitement at the rare birth of twin elephants, including Lonnie Lion who considered the nice meal they would make. The animals watched Elmer and Emma and soon realized that Emma had trouble learning to walk. In fact, everything seemed to frighten her.

Find Velma at http://www.maryvine.com

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Desire by Design (Contemporary Romance)

To make ends meet, Celia, a widowed mother of three, takes a job as nanny. Her recently divorced boss, Richard, has sworn off romance and lives only for his work and for his young daughter. But he didn’t count on Celia and her children to brighten up his home … and sneak into his heart.

Find Thea Dawson here: http://www.facebook.com/TheaDawsonAuthor

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Tameri Etherton (Epic Fantasy)

A new world. A new man. An age-old grudge. If her family doesn’t kill her, a mad God might.

Find Tameri Etherton here: https://www.facebook.com/TameriEthertonAuthor/

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Heart of the Witch by Alicia Dean – Paranormal Romance

A witch must choose between stopping a serial killer and protecting her coven.

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Rake’s Honour

Beautiful, impoverished Fanny Brightwell has a few scores to settle—and a heart to win—before she can secure the wealthy, aristocratic husband her ambitious mama demands.

Find Beverley Oakley here: http://www.beverleyoakley.com/

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Lies You Tell by Jacki Renée (Romantic Suspense)

With homeland safety on the line, Bryan and Danielle must have faith in each other again in order to save themselves and their children.

Find Jacki Renée here: http://www.iamjackirenee.com/

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Necessary Lies by Jacki Renée (Romantic Suspense)

Single mother, Dr. Danielle Edwards, never imagined her happily-ever-after ending so soon. Bryan is a successful global businessman, but he’s hiding the real purpose for his relationship with Danielle. How strong is a relationship that is built on lies?

Find Jacki Renée here: http://www.iamjackirenee.com/

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At the Mercy of Her Pleasure (Scifi Romance)

A fast-paced scifi romantic comedy. He’s an adorable, fun-loving hero who’s half-human and half-cat. She’s a by-the-book army captain. Do opposites attract? Oh, mercy!

Find Kayelle Allen here: https://kayelleallen.com

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Switched by Diane Burton (science fiction romance)

Who gets kidnapped by aliens by mistake? Bummer. Worse, the handsome captain acts like Spock’s clone. Worse than that, you can’t go home. Can it get any worse? You bet.

Find Diane Burton here: http://www.dianeburton.com/

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Escape to Africa – A Romance Anthology – 6 Stories by 6 Authors:

This collection includes romantic suspense, and contemporary, historical, time travel, and paranormal romances by Award-Winning and Multi-Published Authors: Denyse Bridger, Lynn Crain, Alicia Dean, Gemma Juliana, Marie Laval, and Jenny Twist.

Lynn Crain at http://www.facebook.com/oddlynn3

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A Lover for Rachel

 

Rachel Hamilton comes to Stonehenge to celebrate her birthday on Summer Solstice, only to find herself trapped beneath the massive rhyolite bluestones with sexy wizard, Dewin Kingston, who convinces her that she is the key to their escape.

Lynn Crain at http://www.facebook.com/oddlynn3

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Night of the Blue Moon

All his life he felt he hadn’t belonged but it wasn’t until Clarity Langford appeared did he know the truth of it. Once that truth was revealed there was no going back for Connor Angus, only forward. He discovers he is the long thought dead son of pack Elite leader, Charles Langford. And with that knowledge comes a family full of sisters, mystery and longing for things he’s not sure he has any right to obtain and one of those things is Cordelia Sinclair.

Find Lynn Here: http://www.facebook.com/LynnCrainAuthor

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THE RANCHER AND THE SHEPHERDESS

He’s not what she expected. She’s not what he needed. Can they make this work?

Find Caroline here: http://www.carolineclemmons.com/

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BRIDE’S ADVENTURE

She can’t help her brother, so she returns to her friends. Trouble follows her to Montana.

Find Caroline here: http://www.carolineclemmons.com/

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Captive Illusions: Iain and Kelsey

Every woman holds deep inside her a dark fantasy. Some dream of forced sex, some dream of being tied up, others dream of being swept away to a place from which she can’t escape, some dream of places and times in the past and others still dream about the forgotten realms where vampires, werewolves, elves and more exist…no woman knows how she’s going to react until it happens. And sometimes that fear and anger at being controlled turns into a wanton desire that even the most frigid ice queen can not deny.

Lynn Crain at http://www.facebook.com/LynnCrainAuthor

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My Path to Publication… (More like my rocky road.) by Ashlyn Chase

An excellent, inspiring article by Ashlyn Chase. You don’t want to miss this one!

 

I’ve always been extremely creative. I missed the clues that I might enjoy writing…like loving my creative writing class in high school and even earning an A+ from a tough teacher, but like I said—Duh. I had already decided to pursue fine art, so I stubbornly stuck to that goal. But at Mass College of Art I discovered there were far more talented people than I, and we were all going to starve. LOL

Fast forward several years with twists and turns like marriage, birth, divorce, and I became an RN to put food on the table. In nursing, creativity is highly discouraged by doctors who want you to follow their orders to the letter. Sheesh. I needed an outlet!

I took a course in screenwriting. That taught me how to tell stories, but Hollywood passed on my romantic comedies. Oh well. I lived closer to New York, anyway. So I turned my ‘movies’ into novels and found where I fit in.

Eleanor Roosevelt said, “Well behaved women rarely make history.” Well, I don’t have to worry about that! I monitored my reading tastes to see what I might like to spend months writing. (Novels are a hellova lot longer and more difficult to write than screenplays.) I discovered that I liked reading the hot stuff! When I accepted this (and stopped blushing) I tried writing a steambath of a novel.

Back in the early part of this century, traditional publishers held the reigns. ebooks were almost unheard of. I had joined RWA (Romance Writers of America) and was trying the traditional route along with everyone else. I received a lot of good advice and continued to practice my craft, while submitting my first finished novel and getting a slew of rejection letters. Many self-published authors have missed this awesome opportunity to thicken their skin. There’s nothing like being told, ‘Thanks but no thanks’ to boost your self-esteem. (Pass the chocolate, please.)

Anyway, a fellow author who liked my writing but knew what I was up against, mentioned I might try epublishing. I didn’t know what it was. Heck, nobody did back in 2002. So, I looked into it and researched a few electronic publishers. I narrowed it down to three and submitted my manuscript. (Not the story that was rejected everywhere. By then I had taken the hint.) But I used what I’d learned from it and wrote a better book. I wasn’t letting rejection discourage me.

My ego finally got a boost when all three epublishers offered contracts! Oh my goodness. I picked one and began publishing. Let’s fast forward again. My ebooks were doing well. Reviews were positive and my romantic comedies were being nominated for (and winning) awards! I was having fun! Cool. I got from my readers what I didn’t get from a lot of my fellow writers. Respect. Epublished authors at the time were considered inferior. Erotica authors were considered the red-headed stepchildren. I was both.

Time to fast forward again. I kept trying to find a publisher that would put my books on the shelves at Barnes and Noble, make bookmarks for me, contract non-English translations…in other words, someone to make me world famous. LOL. I’m nothing if not a big dreamer. But it’s a funny thing about dreams. They won’t come true if you let them go. Eventually I wound up in the right place at the right time with the right idea. Lo and behold, I received “the call!” Yes. Editors used to call, not email. Some still do.

In 2010 my first mass market paperback came out. It was the start of a series. The series did well and garnered a spin-off series. The spin-off did well and they contracted another spin-off! Okay…we’re nine books into this thing (as of the August 1st 2017 release, Never Dare a Dragon.)

Are we done? Not by a long shot. I’m calling my Sourcebooks titles “The series that never ends.” I’m working on book 2 of another spin-off now. I’ll give you the run-down in easily digestible bites.

Strange Neighbors – the name of the book and series that started it all. Book 2 is The Werewolf Upstairs and book 3 is The Vampire Next Door.

1st Spin off series: Flirting with Fangs. Book 1 is Flirting Under a Full Moon; Book 2 is How to Date a Dragon; Book 3 is Kissing with Fangs.

2nd Spin off series: Boston Dragons. Book 1 is I Dream of Dragons; Book 2 is My Wild Irish Dragon; and book 3 is Never Dare a Dragon. Here, we’re up to date—publishing-wise.

3rd spin off series under contract: Phoenix Brothers. Book 1 is Hooked on a Phoenix. Finished and sent to my editor, waiting for the dreaded red pen. And what am I working on now? Book 2. Title? I don’t really know yet. I’m calling it Wing-men. I’ve rarely kept the titles I started with, so I’ll have to get back to you on that.

By the titles alone, I hope you can tell what I write. Light paranormal romance. And I’m not just an epublished or traditionally published author. Now I’m an Indie author too. The rights to several of my old epublished books have reverted to me. So, I’m updating, rewriting, and rereleasing many of these books, independently.

The roller coaster ride continues. I have an agent next to me now. She keeps me from screaming too loud or demanding the ride stop, because I can’t take it anymore.

Advice to the newbie… Yikes! Are you sure you want to do this? If no one can talk you out of it, no matter how many sensible arguments they throw at you, you just might make it. Ignore the haters and hang in there.

And if you’d like some company, I’ve started a wonderful conference for readers and writers that takes place in New England, smack dab in the middle of foliage season!

 

 

Wow…I’ve always been fascinated with New England. What a wonderful conference…I’d love to come. Maybe I’ll plan to do that.

Thanks so much for joining me today, Ashlyn!

 

Find Ashlyn here:

http://www.ashlynchase.com
https://www.facebook.com/AuthorAshlynChase

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