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Bad Author

I’m a bad author and haven’t updated my blog in a bit. My apologies. Quick update is that Rydak’s Fall is pretty much finished but I’m going through fixing all the parts from my massive rewrite a while ago then it goes to the editor. I had to take a break from listening to the audio for Rise of the Shadow Warriors audio (Warlords) but I’m back on it. Look for an announcement soon.

Upcoming book conference is Romancing the Capitol (Ottawa Canada) hosted by Eve Langlais. I get to connect with readers and authors I’ve only chatted with online. If you’re from Ottawa or close, the signing is August 5th at the Holiday Inn Kanata from 2p-4p. Come out, I’d love to meet you 🙂

I’ll be without internet soon as we switch providers but the plan is to blog more again and I’ll get a preorder up for Rydak as soon as I have it ready


#amwriting

I rarely blog on the weekend but I’ve been trying to minimize my time on social media to get things done and finished. I’ve got auto post on FB, twitter and Instagram going and still feel like I don’t have enough time. I feel like I need a clone. Oooh, story idea. LOL. The audio system keeps saying Kyele’s Passion should be released on all retailers any day. As soon as I know, I’ll post it everywhere.

Well, wish me luck on getting Rydak done and ready for preorder. Here’s a weekend tidbit

Rydak’s Fall-coming soon

Meet the man behind the Jutak warrior.

 Rydak knew he’d never have a Chosen. His empathic touch blessed and cursed him with the ability to read and sense the emotions of everyone he came in contact with. Until her. Lissi Alonson, sister to the Unit Leader of the Jutak warriors he respected and a woman he’d be a fool to fall for.

 For years, Lissi had a crush on the elite soldier in her brother’s Unit but the proud Jutak ignored her every attempt to get his attention. Then one night changes everything and he’ll defy his personal rules to spend his life with her by his side.

 How far will Rydak fall?

 

She stretched a hand toward him. “We can be friends, Rydak. If that’s all you have to give, I’ll be your friend.”

Head lowered, Rydak bit back a laugh. She sounded beyond sincere. He wanted way more than friendship. He wanted what he couldn’t have. And he wanted what everyone took for damned granted.

Rydak stroked her cheek one last time, black gloves to flushed skin. Warm and blood woman. He hated that she thought she needed to plead for something he would have died to give her. “You will make a beautiful Chosen one day.”

 


2017 is here

And January is almost done. I’ve been a bit absent but I promise its been work related. I lost editing notes on Love Like No Other audio and had to listen again to the last chapters to make sure I didn’t miss anything. Luckily my narrator is a whiz and I was able to get the finals to him and it should be coming soon. I also listened to the 1st chapter of Kyele’s Passion in audio and I love Kyele’s voice already. I think you will too 🙂 And continuing my efforts to convert my backlist, I am also listening and editing my Warlord audiobook Rise of the Shadow Warriors. Whew! A lot of listening going on.

On the writing front, I’m doing a mass reread of the Warlord Series to check details in Unexpected Bride to make sure I have my ducks in a row. Its taken way longer than I expected to finish this book but I want to love it and not just like it. That’s my wish for every book I write so the patience for those eagerly awaiting Saran is much appreciated. After the Warlord book I have Rydak’s Fall and then another Jutak warrior. YAY!

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In no order, I’m also hoping to get out the next dragon book with MK Eidem, a sequel to Taste of Wicked and many more things that were pushed to a back burner during 2016.


Sci fi Romance Sale

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The Awesome Carol Van Atta thought it would be a great idea to celebrate a fictitious holiday by having a sale. So far I haven’t included any holidays in my books and jumped on the chance to have fun with this. I also get to share all the books which will be on sale for Galaxy Day including my own dragon shifter novella, Rylin’s Fire. Sale runs from January 13 through January 15, 2017. Don’t miss out!

Rylin’s Fire by Michelle Howard sale price- .99

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Rylin thought he’d lost everything when his mate left him to bond with another. Then in a surprising twist of fate, he inherited the mantle of leadership. Now Rylin rules the Black Dracol, but it’s a lonely life. With hopes of finding another mate, he attends a mating party and finds the fates aren’t done with him yet. An Earth woman captures his heart with one flash of her endearing smile and the open ability to laugh at herself.

 

Trapped in Talonque by Veronica Scott sale price- .99

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Will an alien sleeping beauty awaken to save him, or destroy everyone around her? When a Sectors Special Forces soldier and his team crash land on an alien planet, they’re taken captive and given a challenge–win at the violent ball game of sapiche and live. Lose, and they die, sending a mysterious, alien beauty to an even uglier fate. To survive, these soldiers must win the game and find a way to free the dangerous prisoner from her locked chamber.

 

Frost Station Alpha by Ruby Lionsdrake

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Lieutenant Tamryn Pavlenko requests an assignment on the infamous Frost Station Alpha, where pirate attacks are a way of life. The remote research outpost holds secrets that many are willing to kill for, and Tamryn is prepared to protect it from brigands, mobsters, and mercenaries—or whatever the galaxy throws at her.

 

Mind Rising by Carol Van Atta sale price- .99

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Injured covert agent Lièrén Sòng, recovering on the galactic capital planet, must evade whoever is killing off his covert interrogations unit and make an impossible choice—save his own skin, or save the intriguing Imara Sesay, bartender and road crew chief, and her prodigy son. Can he discover who is subverting the mission of the Citizen Protection Service, before they fulfill their dark plans?

 

Return to Dark Earth by Anna Hackett sale price- .99

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His career plan never included becoming one of the galaxy’s most infamous treasure hunters. And it certainly never included his one weakness: Nera Darc. Astro-archeologist Niklas Phoenix loved his job at the Institute of Historical Preservation…until he learned that it was all a lie. But now the Institute is trying to lure him back for the ultimate treasure hunt—a return to the planet that seeded life throughout the galaxy. But only one thing convinces him to go—his deadly, seductive rival has joined the dangerous expedition.

 

Rebellion by Sabine Priestly sale price .99

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Pint-size kick-ass chick Ria Montori is back in book two of the Alien Attachments series. Former Sandarian military officer, she’s currently serving the Cavacent clan and adjusting to life on a strange planet called Earth. She has no time to search for her psi-mate, the one being who could bring her pleasure beyond any mere physical intimacy. So why the hell is she bonding with a Curzan native who just killed a government official?

 

All of Me by Lea Kirk sale price- .99

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Garrison “Gunner” Reed thought the Anferthian invasion of Earth was life-changing, but that was nothing compared to rescuing April Buroski from the invaders’ slave ship. Now, he can’t get the petite, honey-blonde woman out of his mind. But, April’s pregnant with her deceased boyfriend’s child, and there doesn’t seem to be room in her life for another man.

 


Happy Holidays

Christmas season is upon us and in a few days I will celebrate with family and friends. 2016 has been a trying year and I’ll admit I’m not sad to see it on its way out.  I didn’t have time in the rush of prepping and writing to do my usual holiday blog giveaway but I will do an autographed print copy of any book in my backlist to commenters who share a special memory. The contest is open now until Dec 25th midnight EST. I’ll pick 3 random winners.

 

Here’s my memory. When I was around 7-8years old my dad pulled me aside and said he talked to Santa who requested ice cold pepsi for Christmas with his cookies instead of milk. I happily complied with the drink request never realizing until years later that my dad the avid pepsi drinker enjoyed his midnight snack immensely. LOL.