The Asian Slow Cooker Cookbook 🍴 Book Tour and Review

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The Asian Slow Cooker by Kelly Kwok

Review by Tamye
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Fantastic cookbook! Beautifully laid out, well written, with easy to follow instructions.

I was very impressed with this cookbook. The photographs were drool inspiring, and made me eager to try each and every recipe. The recipes themselves were easy to understand, with great tips to make the best meal possible. In fact the only thing difficult I found with this book, was deciding which recipe to try first.

The first section of the book was filled with some of my favorite take out recipes. Now I can make them at home. Next was one of my favorite sections. “5 Ingredients or Less”. I don’t know about you, but I love the ease of making a yummy meal, without a lot of fuss. I recommend the Ginger- Glazed Cod or Sweet Chili Chicken Drumsticks. If you like pumpkin, you will love the Thai Pumpkin Curry Soup. The next section was “One-Pot & Skillet Meals” which was filled with a medley of tasty favorites and new-to-me recipes. The “Skip the Stove-top” section offered up a great selection of warm tummy fillers, without firing up the stove. I’m in love with my slow cooker again. No standing at the stove, stirring every other minute to prepare mouth watering, hot meals. “Fiery Favorites” supplies a flavorful mixture of tease the palate with differing levels of heat. “Meatless Mondays” has something in it for everyone, not just vegetarians, such as “Mango Sesame Lentil Lettuce Wraps” and “Teriyaki Pineapple Portobello Burgers”. The “Sensational Soups” section is perfect for the colder months, when I crave homemade soup. Then to finish things off, “Delectable Desserts”. Basically YUM! I can’t wait to try the “Black Sesame Brownies”.

All the recipes were easy to follow. But what I found really nice was the Slow Cooker Basics, as well as the concise section on “Stocking Your Pantry for Asian Cooking” and the index. Because face it. I did not grow up making Asian food. I went to a restaurant to get my cravings satisfied. Now I can meet them at home, without a ton of fuss.

I highly recommend this book for the beginner to the advanced cook.
Enjoy! I know I am.

*disclosure: I was given this book free in exchange for an honest review.


The Asian Slow Cooker CoverThe Asian Slow Cooker cookbook provides great new flavors to try in your slow cooker. These simple and delicious recipes will have your favorite Asian dishes waiting for you right when you get home.

With the press of a button, you can make authentic dishes that are healthier and tastier than their restaurant counterparts.

You’ll experience a wide variety of flavors; choose spicy, vegetarian, noodles or rice.

There are even recipes that have 5 ingredients or less. Extra long day? Kelly’s fuss-free one-pot and skillet recipes will have dinner on the table in 30 minutes or less?and with only one pan to wash, cleanup will be a breeze.Whether you’re in the mood for General Tso’s Chicken, Pad Thai Noodles with Chicken, Beef Chow Fun, Panang Curry, Mapo Tofu or Tom Yum Hot and Sour Soup, you can have fast, delicious meals every day of the week the easy way.

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Kelly Kwok

Bio: Kelly is the blogger behind Life Made Sweeter. She is a self-taught baker and specializes in Asian cuisine. You
can often find her in the kitchen dreaming up tasty new dishes that are quick and easy to make for her family. She enjoys using her slow cooker and adding a fun and healthy twist to many classic favorites.

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Winter Lites: A Collection of Seasoned Tales

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Winter Lites: A Collection of Seasoned Tales
Presented by Lavish Publishing
By Samantha Jacobey, Annie Rose Welch, R.A. Carter-Squire, Desiree L. Scott, M.L. Steinbrunn, A.J. Nicky Hjort, L.A. Remenicky, Anita Cox

 

This fall and winter season, Lavish Publishing is proud to bring together five of our new and established authors along with a few of their friends to present Winter Lites: A Collection of Seasoned Tales.

 

Inside this boxed set of novellas, eight special journeys await – all clean reads, ranging from love stories to paranormal thrillers. Each is told in the authors’ unique voice, all are professionally edited and proofed, and only available in this special bundle for the 2016 holiday season.

 

 

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This set includes:
The Binding ~ Samantha Jacobey
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One cursed diary will change two strangers forever…
Merideth Monroe was born to a wealthy politician; luxury was her middle name. The happiest childhood, the finest schools, and landing her dream career; her future couldn’t have been brighter. She didn’t care that her mother wanted a different path for her; but when her mother is murdered and she appears to be next, nothing in her flawless life will matter.

 

Rider Bradshaw lived a carefree existence. Ex-military, he only wanted out of his family’s shaded history and chose to leave the sins of their past behind. However, when a girl he’s never heard of is placed in his charge by his father, protecting her becomes his obsession and keeping her safe his only reality.

 

Can Meri and Rider use her mother’s old book to figure out why someone is after them? Or will the guilty party succeed, ripping the tome away before killing them and then slithering back into the darkness…

 

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About the Author:
Anyone who knows me could tell you, I am a friendly kind of person, never met a stranger and take up conversations anywhere at any time. I work hard, and my mind never seems to shut down, as I wake up often in the middle of the night with ideas pouring out and demanding to be dealt with. Of course that means much of my books were written in the middle of the night.

 

I grew up and still live in the great state of Texas where everything is bigger, where we have warm weather and a central location. I love my state, my town, and my family, which includes my four sons, my significant other, and many friends as well.

 

I have thoroughly enjoyed writing the books that are currently available and hope you will enjoy reading them just as much. And of course, there will be many more stories to come.

 

 

Hazel Darling: Sweetest Sister ~ Annie Rose Welch
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A pinch of a sordid past.
A dash of vices.
A heaping handful of sisters.
A bit of faith.
And a lot of baking.
Stir it all together somewhere new, somewhere like Carmel, California.

 

Hazel Little Darling is hoping this is a recipe for a new start. Hazel is banking on a life full of flour, sugar, butter, and fairytales to make all her dreams come true. A life far removed from the one she had been living—a life of secrets with her infamous gang of sisters. She swears off excess food, drinks, pills, and, boys, all in hopes of living the “good life.”

 

California brings the mysterious Tobias Jameson, who seems to materialize in the still of the night. Their fated rendezvous under the stars is a short one, leaving Hazel to draw her own conclusions about what exactly transpired between two passing souls. After their meeting, Hazel’s sure that she’ll never again see the handsome man who seemed to understand her without truly knowing her. Tobias has other plans, though, and he fights for a place in Hazel’s life— something Hazel has never experienced before and that makes her trust him even less. So when Hazel’s history is brought to light, she’s not sure whether her past will steal her happily ever after, or become the foundation of her life’s greatest recipe.

 

Her sweetest remedy, or nothing but a bitter goodbye.

 

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About the Author:
Born and raised in New Orleans, Annie has a habit of shortening her words and telling long stories. She speaks with a southern flair and cooks with it too. At the tender age of twenty- one, she hitched up her wagons (took her first plane ride) and moved out west to the big shake (California).

 

Her passion for writing began one sleepless night when she imagined a gorgeous woman and a man with maniacal hair floating above her like lightening bugs falling from the sky. Curious about them, their story, and why they were floating around in her head, she sat down and penned (typed) her first novel, Marigny Street. A dream come true for her, she hasn’t stopped writing since. She loves a damn good love story, always has, no matter what the genre. She is particularly moved by imperfect love that in its own unique way is perfect, the notion of love at first sight, soulmates, and things that are generally out of the norm.

 

When she’s not writing she enjoys dabbling in photography and finding new, inspirational music to add to her collection. Deciding on a whim to hitch up those same wagons, Annie currently resides in Texas (where everything is bigger) with her husband, daughter, and their two peculiar dogs, Boudreaux and Tabasco (who, call her crazy, bark with an accent).

 

For lagniappe (a little extra), a virtual cup of café au lait and beignets, please visit Annie’s website:

 

She can also be found on Facebook & Twitter.

 

 

Dirty Old Man ~ R.A.Carter-Squire
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Roy Corwin, a simple man, widower, retired. A long life lived with a purpose, but don’t ever call him a Dirty Old Man.

 

Roy loved Halloween. He treated it as the most special night of the year, next to Christmas Eve. Decorations, spooky stories, kids dressed as ghosts and goblins running from house to house collecting enough candy to satisfy any sweet tooth for a year. That’s what he thought until this year.

 

Roy, a decorated Vietnam veteran, lives alone in his childhood home in a neighborhood where the only other occupied house belongs to a drug lord.

 

Two foes united by differing memories of Halloween, a visit from a lost friend. Years, of savagery in the jungles of a foreign country, struggling with the loss of his wife, and living with the stigma of a slanderous dark story from his past, have pushed him to the brink on this All Hallows Eve. Roy is taking back his self-respect.

 

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About the Author:
Mr. Carter-Squire likes to write what he enjoys reading…thriller/mystery/horror. He’s had the pleasure of reading most authors in these genres, from Doyle to Grisham, from Poe to King and everyone in between. The story is what compels him to read and continue reading. That’s his plan when he writes and continues to develop his abilities to give you the reader, the best possible story to entertain you. Mr. Carter-Squire has achieved a top ten placement in the Horror Fans Fiction Appreciation competition. Competed in the World’s Best Fiction competition and received a top 200 placing. Rick’s work is supported by his amazing wife and family, because they are his first audience.

 

Please be kind and leave a review for any books you read. They help an author improve and gives them a sense of accomplishment. We write for our readers.

 

 

Stranded on Vail Mountain ~ Desiree L. Scott
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It was supposed to be a vacation, a time to save her marriage, but what Joan Clayton hadn’t counted on was Murphy’s Law of Vail Mountain and the secrets that had damaged her marriage beyond repair. It was over. Depressed and angry, she decided to venture directly into an oncoming snowstorm, one that would be known as the blizzard of the century.

 

Stephen Brockheart received the call concerning a missing tourist after working 26 hours straight. A park ranger for the mountain resort, he set out on the routine mission, knowing he was running out of time as the blizzard hit with visibility zero. What he hadn’t counted on was saving a beautiful woman and falling for her, a city girl who knew nothing about the dangers of the mountain. He had been there before and vowed never to return.

 

As Mother Nature raged, Joan was soon overcome by the feelings a complete stranger evoked in her, causing her to reevaluate her own life. Through the blizzard and stranded at the resort, death was imminent for any who would try to leave. Despite loss and secrets, can two people find love and happiness again?

 

Can they be given a second chance to make it real and lasting, or will that chance die with them?

 

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About the Author:
Desiree L. Scott has been writing since she was sixteen years old. There have been many influences within her life that has set her on the path that she cannot help but walk. A few of those influences consist of Karen Rose, Lisa Gardener, Nora Roberts, Cynthia Eden, Catherine Anderson, Laura Griffin, Andrea Kane, and Lisa Jackson, just to name a few. This list by no means defines my own writing but they have indeed influenced her desire to live outside of her own world and to create the thrill of her dreams.

 

Desiree lives on 40 + acres in the SHOW ME state with her ten-year old daughter, with the wonderful addition of four dogs. The weather is unpredictable, but the surrounding beauty of the country helps her creativity as she sits on her top deck with her laptop and coffee close by. There is one incident that will always remain with her that really affected her determination on writing and she would love to share it with her readers……

 

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When I was eighteen years old, I had written ten VERY well-known authors, a few being Julie Garwood and Nora Roberts, just to name a few. Now keep in mind, I wrote a very long letter, asking for advice on writing and so forth. My letter was more gushing than anything else but still, ONE author wrote me back! By hand no less.

 

Her name was Andrea Kane, a suspense writer who crafts the most amazing stories and plots. But because of that one small act of kindness, she not only has my respect as an author but as a wonderful person who took the time to let me know about a few organizations and to wish me luck in my goals and ambitions through life. It meant the world to an eighteen year old girl and still does, as I have gotten older and continued my dream.

 

I hope that I make one small impact in the world at large and to readers, even if it’s small. I have so many reasons to be blessed in life and hope that I never take those for granted. The support has been amazing and for that, I will never forget where I have come from, the struggles I have endured, and the blessings that I have been gifted with. Thank you all so very much!!

 

 

Revelations: A Redemption Series Novella ~ M.L. Steinbrunn
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I’m the princess of spin, an up-and-coming star on my way to becoming the best in the advertising business. I can make your company, your product, you, irresistible. The suits bend to my will; I sip their insecurities with my morning latte.

 

But then one serendipitous moment, one perfect stranger, turned my world upside down.

 

Nash Phillips waltzed into my office and managed to twist me into a knotted mess. The job was all I needed, now he’s all I crave. But having him isn’t that simple.

 

The truth is supposed to be easy, pure, even refreshing. However, in our business of half-truths and twisted realities, will our attraction survive the revelations of our true reality?

 

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About the Author:
My name is M.L. Steinbrunn and I am a young adult and contemporary romance author. My work includes the popular Redemption Series and a young adult series, which includes my new release, A Beholden Heart.

 

In addition to writing, I work full-time as a high school educator and coach in rural Colorado where my husband and I are raising our four young children. Through education I have enjoyed guiding others on their paths and helping students build their own stories. After countless evenings of discussing story ideas, it was my husband who encouraged me to follow my own path of self-publishing.

 

I want to send a huge thank you to those who have been overwhelmingly supportive of this journey.

 

 

Where Tyndra Turns To Ardnyt ~ A. Nicky Hjort
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In the center of a magical world there grows a beautiful and terrible chasm of climbing plants. On one side of the Ivy Wall we find the hell-of-Tyndra, on the other, the heaven-of-Ardnyt. But legend has it that in the middle…lives a preternatural beast that imprisons and tortures the children from both sides.

 

When the war against time begins, Azza will have to cross over the Ivy Wall, something that has never been done before by a living being. But if she does make it through, she just might discover who she really is and how she became trapped in this alternate reality.

 

A fairytale at heart, this is the first chapter in the epic saga of the youngest and most fickle of the four Norn Sisters. The same feisty immortal creature who must escape her inherent inner darkness to learn the meaning of love.

 

A veritable palindrome from start to finish, the narrative of Where Tyndra Turns to Ardnyt journeys through duality to discover what shocking truths emerge when up becomes down, life becomes death, suffering becomes release, and the most unexpected endings become the most surprising beginnings.

 

Welcome to a place where forwards and backwards are exactly the same direction. Here Where Tyndra Turns to Ardnyt.

 

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About the Author:
A. Nicky Hjort is originally from Arlington, Texas- the second of five siblings, all of whom have strong creative talents. She currently lives in coastal central California where she practices medicine as an Ob/GYN. In between being a lovingly devoted mother and delivering babies, she writes stories that cross multiple genre lines- from Sci Fi to high fantasy, but all of her stories have thriller and strong romantic components. And for her clever reader, all of her manuscripts are subtly connected to each other, with their purpose to explore all facets of Love and Light. She likes to say that her stories write themselves, and in the process, often write her, or at least the next version of her hoping to emerge. A lover of all the arts, A. Nicky Hjort hopes her stories might inspire you to find your inner creative genius.

 

Connect with her on FB at https://m.facebook.com/Author.A.N.Hjort, Twitter at @A_NickyHjort, or Goodreads under A.Nicky Hjort
She thanks you for your attention to her work.

 

 

Love On The Double ~ Loving Jessie’s Girl ~ L.A. Remenicky
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Until AJ Monroe left Indiana after college he had always lived in his identical twin brother’s shadow. He had made a life for himself in Denver, Colorado, away from Jessie, away from Indiana. But when AJ feared for his brother’s safety, he left everything behind to step back into the shadow he thought he had outgrown. Finding his brother was AJ’s only concern…until he met Jessie’s girl.

 

Fiercely independent, Rina Abbot hid her true situation from everyone, including her best friend, Jessie. Out of money and unable to care for her rescue dogs she had no choice but to accept the help of the handsome stranger with a familiar face. Afraid to trust him, she tried to ignore the feelings he stirred within her as they searched for his missing brother.

 

But secrets never stay secrets for long. Finally open about their feelings for each other, Rina’s secrets began to wreak havoc on their lives. Would Rina’s secrets force AJ to give up his dream of loving Jessie’s girl?

 

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About the Author:
L.A. Remenicky ~ Love Stories With A Twist

 

L.A. Remenicky is a forty-something wife and mother of three fur kids. A payroll professional by day, she writes out the stories in her head by night.

 

An avid reader all her life, she finally put pen to paper (or fingers to keyboard) during NaNoWriMo in 2012 and has never looked back. When she’s not typing away on her latest story with music playing in the background, she can usually be found spending time with her family and friends.

 

 

Unexpected Gift ~ Anita Cox
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Jake Baker, Alpha of the new Special Forces unit of the Federation of Supernatural Entities, spends his time tracking down members of a diabolical group known as the Separatists. These members will stop at nothing to keep the species divided and embattled.

 

He finds himself constantly missing a human, Susan Sweeny. Knowing a relationship with her would be bad for the both of them, he tries to shake his feelings for her but finds he spends an inordinate amount of time staring at her photos on his laptop.

 

A call from the Lycan Queen brings him home for the holidays where he’s hit with the shocker of his life. The human is pregnant with his child. But what is he to do now?

 

Can he overcome his bias toward the humans and do what’s right by human and their half-breed child? Will she accept him as a mate, even though they cannot bond? Or will love and fate come together to give Jake what he’s yearned for ever since he could recall?

 

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About the Author:
Anita Cox is a bestselling author of a growing number of novels. For over ten years, she’s written contemporary, erotic, and paranormal, romances via traditional, independent, and audio publishers.

 

An only child born and raised in the Midwest, Anita enjoyed reading novels as a way to occupy herself and set her imagination free. That propensity blossomed into creations of her own as she began crafting novels of her own. As she matured, she began writing more adult tales and donned the pen name Anita Cox.

 

Anita resides in Indiana with the last teenager in her herd, a fluffy-not-fat cat named Tommy Chong, Titan the English Mastiff and the husband that helped create her creative pen name. In her free time, Anita enjoys fishing, gardening, and devouring equal portions of strong coffee and heart-stopping novels.

 

Find out how to get specials and behind the scenes info by visiting her website at http://www.authoranitacox.com

 

 

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Sable Hunter’s Hell Yeah! Kindle World Tour

Connected by blood ties and bonds of friendship, the Hell Yeah! world chronicles the lives and loves of a family of Texas men and women, the McCoys, who live by the code of the cowboy. Adventure, unabashed sexual tension and tender intimacy plays out in a saga of stories that offer action and humor, all set in scenic locales from the Hill Country of Texas to the mysterious bayous of Louisiana. The plots of the tales are as varied as our own lives can be, but the world is one where right prevails, love conquers all, and holding out for a hero is not an impossible dream.

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The Pink Rose

of the Prairie

 

by Ginger Ring

Are you willing to travel not only miles, but years, to find your one true love?

Rose McAlister was always the perfect daughter and student, but it was never enough for her high society family. Tired of the big city spotlight, Rose accepts a teaching job at the most remote location hiring – in the middle of the prairie in South Dakota. This was her chance for adventure, her opportunity to shine as an educator, and her shot at forgetting the ex-boyfriend who left her heart torn to pieces and her bank account in shambles. In South Dakota, Rose vows she’ll find someone to love and trust.

Seth Peterson is a wanderer. Not surprising since he didn’t know where he was going or where he came from. When a beautiful, flower-tattooed woman enters his life claiming to be from the future, he doesn’t know which is crazier: her, or the fact that he is falling in love and wanting to put down roots. Before he can decide if it’s best to follow his aimless path or to obey his heart, women are being stabbed to death in town and it looks like Rose might be next on the killer’s list. Can this new love survive not only the slash of steel, but also the test of time?

About Ginger Ring

Ginger Ring is an eclectic, hat-loving Midwestern girl with a weakness for cheese, dark chocolate, and the Green Bay Packers. She loves reading, playing with her cats, watching great movies, and has a quirky sense of humor. Publishing a book has been a lifelong dream of hers and she is excited to share her romantic stories with you. Her heroines are classy, sassy and in search of love and adventure. When Ginger isn’t tracking down old gangster haunts or stopping at historical landmarks, you can find her on the backwaters of the Mississippi River fishing with her husband.

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Audacious

by Beth Williamson

“Take one audacious redhead and one mysterious cowboy, stir well, and sit back for one wild ride.”

Veronica “Ronnie” Graham had always been called Audacious. She spent her teenage years out of control and at the age of twenty-six, is a single mother and struggles to find a better life for her son. She lives day to day and dreams of a future where she can stop being afraid of failing.

Jack Reilly shed his former life, and the responsibilities of his parents’ fortune, to hide out in small town Texas. He’s not expecting to tangle with a fiery redhead but once he does, he can’t stay away.

Two lost souls find an unlikely connection and the promise of more than a life alone. Together they have to let go of who they were, and embrace who they could be.

About Beth Williamson

Beth Williamson, who also writes as Emma Lang, is an award-winning, New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of both historical and contemporary romances. Her books range from sensual to scorching hot. She is a Career Achievement Award Nominee in Erotic Romance by Romantic Times Magazine, in both 2009 and 2010, and a quarter-finalist in the 2014 Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award Contest.

Beth has always been a dreamer, never able to escape her imagination. It led her to the craft of writing romance novels, fueled by Reese’s and tenacious pursuit of the perfect story. She’s passionate about purple, books, and her family. She has a weakness for shoes and purses as well as bookstores.

Life might be chaotic, as life usually is, but Beth always keeps a smile on her face, a song in her heart, and a cowboy on her mind. 😉

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Sensing Love

by Tamara Hoffa

Psychic Mataus Montoya dreamed of his one true love and a fiery explosion. Would his gift be enough to change her destiny or would fortune steal their chance at a happily ever after?

He finally found his soul mate, only to see her violently murdered. All in a dream. Sometimes it’s hell to be a psychic. Mataus Montoya has a mission. Find the woman of his dreams, and change her destiny.

Cara “Mo” Konklin runs Mighty Mo’s, a program for underprivileged children, on her ranch in Prairieville, Louisiana. The former soldier has no time for love and no belief in psychic mumbo jumbo, but when fate throws an abused child in her path, literally. And the crazy psychic’s predictions all come true, including the one that he is the other half of her soul. What is a sensible soldier to do?

Together, Mo and Mataus must protect the child in her care and fight the unknown evil that stalks her in the darkness. Mataus sensed his love, but will his gift be enough to save her or will fortune steal their happily ever after?

About Tamara Hoffa

My best friend calls me “her Fairy Godmother,” but I feel more like Cinderella. After over twenty-five years of living a typical, I now live my dreams and I create them too.

Nothing is better than creating a brand new world from a blank piece of paper. Breathing life into characters and watching their stories unfold—I am truly blessed.

I live in on eight acres in middle Tennessee with my husband, my dad, one of my three children, two dogs and three cats. I am privileged to have two precious grandsons.

When I’m not on my computer or reading my kindle, you’ll usually find me in the kitchen. I love to cook! If I’m not there, I’m on the fields, watching my grandsons’ soccer or baseball games.

It’s never too late to chase your dreams. I’m proof you can catch them, even if arthritis slows you down. Who knows, your own Fairy Godmother may be just a dream away.

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Chasing Butterflies

by Jennifer Labelle

“She’s a tattooed bad girl from the wrong side of the tracks, and he’s the same swoon worthy cowboy she remembered from high school. Their relationship didn’t work out then, so it couldn’t possibly work out now, right? Try telling that to the stubborn stud trying to rope his way back into her heart…”

Sawyer Maddox hasn’t had an easy life…

She’s the daughter of Kerrville’s biggest drug addicts and she knows what it’s like to be belittled and neglected. She keeps to herself as much as possible and has nobody to count on but her sister, Carley. She’s loved and failed, and with nothing left to lose the two sisters leave the only home they’ve ever known to start fresh someplace new.

They’ve established a good life in Minneapolis for the past eight years. Sawyer finds her passion through her art and tattooing, and her sister finds the love of her life. Her happiness disintegrates when Carley dies in a fire and she’s left utterly alone in the world.

It’s been a long time since she’s been home, but she decides to say goodbye to Minnesota and returns to the Hill Country of Texas. The town is familiar, and she’s determined to bring beauty back to those horrible memories that plague her. She’s not the same woman she once was, and Mad Ink, her very own tattoo shop is how she plans to make those dreams come true. What she doesn’t expect, however, is to run into the dark haired, green eyed, sexy cowboy she left behind.

Jagger Hale is instantly drawn to the brunette beauty sitting at the bar the moment he walks into Hardbodies. She looks eerily similar to the woman he once loved, and the moment he finds out she is indeed the one who got away he has his own agenda in mind—getting Sawyer back. But first he needs to come up with a plan to woo her. Now that he has her in his sights again he doesn’t plan on ever letting her go. All he needs is that second chance…

About Jennifer Labelle

Jennifer Labelle resides in Canada with her husband and three beautiful children. After her third child she became a stay at home mom. In her busy household Jennifer likes to spend her down time engrossed in the stories that she creates. She is an active reader of romance (especially historical), mystery and anything paranormal. With an education in Addictions work she’s decided to take a less stressful approach in life and hopes that you enjoy, as she shares some of her imagination with all of you.

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Thunderstruck

by Amanda McIntyre

To resolve a plantation’s mysterious past, a Texas architect and a headstrong parapsychologist find themselves mirroring the passion of ghostly lovers caught in a storm of desire and deceit, leaving them…thunderstruck!

Texas born, Nash Walker hasn’t met a challenge yet that this southern charm, and cowboy diligence couldn’t tackle. From graduating top of his class to creating a world-class team of historical restoration specialists, or the recent purchase of a neglected grand dame plantation deep in Louisiana Bayou country.

But when the tenacious and beautiful, Scottish-born parapsychologist, Dr Somer Ingler crosses his path in the throes of investigating his new home for paranormal activity, she brings a whole host of challenges from her strange ghostly friends to the powerful whirlwind she creates inside of him.

Determined to resolve the plantations mysterious past, they find themselves mirroring the passion of past lovers, caught in a raging storm of desire and deceit, leaving them in the end…thunderstruck!

About Amanda McIntyre

Amanda McIntyre’s passion is telling character-driven stories with a penchant for placing ordinary people placed in extraordinary situations. A member of RWA and bestselling author, her work is published internationally in print, E-book, and audio. She writes steamy contemporary and sizzling historical romance and believes no matter what, love will find a way.

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Letting Go

By Rhonda Lee Carver

A Love Is Born From The Flames.

Brooke Winslow had the life she wanted until a car accident changed everything for her. People called her “lucky” because she survived, but luck was the last thing she felt when other lives were lost. Guilt plagued her and she hit rock bottom, not wanting to live, no longer wanting to face the images of that fateful night. Who would ever understand? Who would ever accept her secrets?

Tuff McCoy wasn’t a stranger to tragedy. He gained guardianship of his siblings after their parents passed away. He quit the rodeo and moved to Kerrville, Texas to work on Tebow Ranch with his cousins, the McCoy brothers, in an attempt to provide a stable family life. Things started to come together, his brother and sister were smiling again, until the house they live in fell into the hands of a different owner. Will they have to move? How will he put his family through change again?

However, the new landlady ain’t so bad…

In fact, she’s quite enjoyable.

A stick and balls aren’t the only thing Brooke was touching during a game of flirtatious pool at Hardbodies. The table suddenly became a playground of seduction and lust. She and Tuff couldn’t keep their eyes, or their hands, off one another. Things heated up fast in the parking lot, and ignited Kerrville.

What Brooke found in Texas truly touched her soul. Shelter from the storm. A love beyond words. A family to help heal old wounds. But to completely move on, she must let go of the past. Letting go has never been easier said than done.

 About Rhonda Lee Carver

Rhonda Lee Carver is the bestselling author of the series Second Chance Cowboy and the Cowboys of Nirvana. She has written more than 40 books and loves writing heroes who love to get their hands dirty and heroines who readers can relate to. Rhonda sprinkles her stories with a dash of reality, a teaspoon of heartbreak. a splattering of second chances and a heaping amount of romance.

From cowboys to military to lawmen to wolves…you’ll find your reason to fall in love.

Rhonda loves connecting with readers, so please click on the links below and let her know your passion for reading!

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Cowboy Collision

By Kandi Silvers

When entertainment’s prodigal son and daughter return to their hometown, a course for collision is set—the Texas will never be the same and hell is raised.

Former reality star, housewife Kendall Swanson, has it all. A luxury high-rise condo in Los Angeles, an expensive convertible and her job is personal assistant to television’s hottest producer. What more could a girl want? Certainly not what her boss asked of her. Go back to her small town, and for his next reality TV sensation, find the ultimate single cowboy to host the ranch “makeovers”. Faster than you can say “stuffed turkey” it’s goodbye palm trees, hello Kerrville, AKA Hell, and yes, it’s frozen over. At least on her parent’s front lawn. How bad could the holidays with her family be? Other than the reindeer in the house and Deacon Cutes being back in town.

Deacon Cutes wasn’t expecting Kendall to blow into town in an over-priced car and designer handbag. He should’ve known she’d be back, he was here for the same reason. The only reason anyone returned to the small town was for weddings, funerals and the occasional holiday. One wedding, one after party and he’d be back on the road singing country songs to star crazed fans—make that after thirty days of community service for a minor infraction.

Wait, did the reindeer just talk? Time to lay off the sauce and not the cranberry kind.

About Kandi Silvers

Born and raised in Las Vegas, Nevada, I still call Sin City home. I’ve always been a sucker for romance novels and movies, especially romantic comedies. Writing is more than just words to me it’s captivating slices of characters’ lives and sharing them with the reader. I’m a firm believer that heroes and heroines had a life before page one of any story and their past as well as life experiences, made them who they are.

Coming from the southwest I have a major soft spot for cowboys, but also love suspense, a bit of intrigue and kick-ass heroines. Of course, there is always the time to slip in a good paranormal. I try to keep my writing diverse and always on the naughty side. Happy reading!

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Don’t Mess With the Bull

By Sidda Lee Rain

In the Ignition Infantry…

Love comes FAST!

Love comes HARD!

Love comes KINKY!

And, so do these bikers.

Sasha, once known as Sissy in her former life at The Shady Lady brothel. She wasn’t only looking for a new name, but a new life.

Friends Isaac and Avery McCoy not only helped her get an apartment but also a job—one she needed desperately to take care of herself…and her child.

Bull locked eyes on her the moment he walked into Hardbodies. Wanting her instantly. The curvy little blonde not only had a body that had him craving sin, but her spitfire attitude ‘bout did him in.

There’s something about Sasha besides his body’s reaction to her. A bit of mystery, a story there, a secret…and he intends to know everything there is to know about the sassy pale skinned beauty.

If only Bull can convince her to let him in…besides her bed. He’s former military, a patch holder in a motorcycle club for chrissake, certainly he can handle a little thing like her. Right?

‘Don’t Mess With the Bull’ is a crossover story from

The IGNITION INFANTRY MC Heir Saga

by Billy Storm (Sidda Lee Rain).

About Sidda Lee Rain

Social media whore, beard aficionado, pickle lover, hair dye junkie, and all around pleasant yet distasteful kinda broad…oh, and she’s totally BATMAN.
Known for her rebel attitude
International Bestselling Author Sidda Lee Rain/Billy Storm
makes it clear she’s here to stay and write the way she wants.
Far from perfect characters…
Far from perfect love stories…
But in the end? Love is found oh so perfectly.

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From the Shadows

 

By Dawn Montgomery

He would protect her at any cost. 

The equalizers are on the move, and the stakes have never been higher.

Women are disappearing from Galveston Island’s port, and Gordon McKay faces his first mission as an equalizer: bring down the human trafficking operation and the organization responsible. He expected to find trouble. He just didn’t expect it to be in the form of a take-no-prisoners firebrand like Destiny Miller.

Destiny lost her brother to war two years ago, and now a stranger claiming to be his friend comes waltzing up the steps of her bed and breakfast. He has more secrets than truths, but the eyes never lie. She’s caught in a whirlwind of trouble and somehow Gordon McKay is right at the heart of it.

One kiss was enough to ignite the flames. Another could burn away everything. Should she trust the man or the memory of the brother she thought she knew?

About Dawn Montgomery

USA Today bestselling author Dawn Montgomery loves to write almost as much as she loves to read. She has traveled the world twice over. While her days were filled with long hours and hard work, her nights were left for dark, lustful fantasies in and out of strange hotels and cities.

Alaska and Texas are the places she calls home. She recently moved from the frigid North to Texas with her family and neurotic dog. It was tragic to leave behind the moose and bear for wide open plains and sexy cowboys.

 

Taboo Frequency

By Gem Sivad

He channeled one frequency–danger–until she blew apart his control.

It’s all about control and taking charge of situations. Luke Danvers has his life planned to the nth degree—until he steps on an IED in Afghanistan. Bitter, angry, and emotionally adrift, he returns to the States, ready to spend the rest of his life pissed off at the world.

Kiley Endicott has never been a poster child for moderation. Married and widowed young, she’s raising twins on her own. Since impulse has always ruled her life, it’s not easy being a sedate parent under the critically watchful eye of her in-laws.

A Friday night assist at her brother’s bar, leads Kiley to a hook up with Luke Danvers. Even in the cab of a truck, he’s an awesome lover. She wants more. But she’s got to be circumspect, nobody can know.

Luke hasn’t had fun in—forever. But Kiley Endicott lets it all hang out when they’re together and alone. It’s more than just fantastic sex, but God knows he can’t get enough of that either. She says nobody can know. Okay, he’s trained in stealth. He sets up a call system, a taboo frequency guaranteeing her twenty four hour access to him every day.

What happens when impulse collides with control, forcing maximum overload? Melt down.

AboutGem Sivad

Hi, I’m Gem Sivad. When I moved to the southern part of an enchanted kingdom and found my Prince Charming, he inspired me to write contemporary, historical, and paranormal romance.

Although I have hermit tendencies, occasionally I venture out of the writer’s den to meet readers at book signing events. I hope we someday meet,.

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Title: AWKwaRd, Victoria

Author: Emme Burton

Genre: Contemporary Romance

Release Date: January 3, 2017

Cover Design: Okay Creations

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Synopsis

Merde!

That’s exactly what Max Devereux’s former life was-pure crap.

He’s re-invented himself. Now he’s the Premier Danseur and Choreographer at the hottest ballet company in Chicago.

He’s also a premier player. All the dancers know it.

Moving from girl to girl. Bed to bed. No one has ever compelled him to be faithful.

No one has ever felt like home.

His stunning boss and artistic director, Mariette Gallant, bets him he’ll be in love in three months.

The prize if he doesn’t?

A night with Mariette. Max takes the bet-eagerly. This will be an easy win.

Enter Awkward.

Victoria Awkward.

The gorgeous, strawberry blonde ballerina with the unfortunate last name.

She is ANYTHING but Awkward and she can dance and charm as well as he can.

The best way to motivate Max to do something is to forbid him.

Mariette has put Miss Awkward off limits.

All bets are off.

Excerpt

Pushing open the dance studio door, I look down at the clipboard and call the next name. This must be a f-ing joke.

“Awkward!”

Even as I shout the name, I’m thinking, “Great! Judging by this girl’s name, this should be a f-ing treat!”

“Victoria Awkward!”

A hand reaches down to pick up a dance bag among the sea of tightly bunned auditionees, and I assume it’s Miss Awkward gathering her items. I turn to walk back into the studio, sure she’s following me by the soft footsteps behind me. No need to make eye contact. With that name, this audition shouldn’t last long. Still perusing the clipboard, I return to my seat at the skirted banquet table and whisper to my dick-stiffening boss and the owner of Gallant Ballet, Mariette, “Get ready for a treat. This one is actually named ‘Awkward.’ ”

Mariette reaches over to run her perfectly manicured hand down my arm and then pats my hand. “Patience, Max.”

I could get used to her hand on a few more places.

The sound of a dance bag hitting the floor and a deep, rich feminine voice enters my consciousness and wraps itself around my cock in seconds, making it twitch.

“Hello, I’m Victoria Awkward.”

Mariette introduces herself and then me. Now I’m just praying she looks as good as she sounds.

“Yes, I know, Ms. Gallant, Mr. Devereux. It’s an honor to meet you both.”

I look up from my clipboard to see the least awkward thing I’ve ever seen in my life. A statuesque, slim, strawberry blonde. Voice like a velvet hand job. If she moves as well as she looks and speaks, she’s in.

About The Author

Emme

Emme Burton is the author of the bestselling Romantic Comedy/New Adult Novel, SNACK, the Better Than Series: BETTER THAN ME (Book 1), FIX IT FOR US (Book 2), and STILL INTO YOU (Book 3) and an author in the #1 bestselling anthology, HOOK & LADDER 69. She lives in St. Louis, Missouri with her amazing husband and sons, and her “fur boy.” Emme has never, ever been lost in a mall either as a child or an adult. Her mother, and now her family, have always known where to find her. At the bookstore.

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Title: Family Fortune
Author: Kathleen Eyke
Genre: Historical Romance
Release Date: November 15, 2016
Publisher: Hot Tree Publishing
Designer: Claire Smith

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 Defying the restrictions of society, Emma Johnston plans to become a teacher and help broaden the lives of young women. Society, her father, and even her own heart betray her and leave her longing for a different life entirely.

After having run up considerable debt, Emma’s father needs her inheritance from her maternal grandfather and he has a plan that seems guaranteed to get it for him, until Roger Starnes steps in and rescues her.

Together, the headstrong heiress and her protector scheme to stop her father and allow her to live her life, on her terms.

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Born in Charleston, South Carolina, Kathleen Eyke moved to Alabama when she was 4. She professes to be slightly neurotic. With a love for history in all its forms, she’s a serious overachiever who does crafts to relax, and for fun and profit. Painfully shy to start with, Kathleen has a wickedly earthy sense of humor once comfortable with someone.

Intergalactic Dating Agency – Schedule of Release Dates

Intergalactic Dating Agency
7 authors, 21 stories & 1 universe of alien science fiction romance!

Contemporary Alien Science Fiction Fantasy Paranormal Romance

Check out the books in the Intergalactic Dating Agency collection!

 All series are standalone to that author.

#1 – Cutlass (Motor City Alien Mail Order Brides Book 1)
Author: by Ellis Leigh | Release Date: September 23, 2016

#2 – Bond (Stargazer Alien Mail Order Brides Book 1)
Author: by Tasha Black | Release Date: September 26, 2016

#3 – Alpha Star (Big Sky Alien Mail Order Brides Book 1)
Author: by Elsa Jade | Release Date: September 28, 2016

#4 – Quantum (Red Rock Alien Mail Order Brides Book 1)
Author: by Erin Kellison | Release Date: September 30, 2016

#6 – Caiden (Greenville Alien Mail Order Brides Book 1)
Author: by V. Vaughn | Release Date: October 7, 2016

#9 – Rocky (Stargazer Alien Mail Order Brides Book 2)
Author: by Tasha Black | Release Date: October 14, 2016

#10 – Red Shift (Big Sky Alien Mail Order Brides Book 2)
Author: by Elsa Jade | Release Date: October 17, 2016

#13 – Hunter (Greenville Alien Mail Order Brides Book 2)
Author: by V. Vaughn | Release Date: October 26, 2016

#19 – Echo (Bayou Springs Alien Mail Order Brides Book 3)
Author: by Kenzie Cox | Release Date: November 11, 2016

#21 – Logan (Greenville Alien Mail Order Brides Book 3)
Author: by V. Vaughn | Release Date: November 16, 2016

Alphas For the Holidays is Live!

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Alphas for the Holidays

Featuring Tales from NYT, USA Today and National Bestselling Authors!

Over 30 Paranormal Winter Tales of Werewolves, Dragons, Shifters, Vampires, Fae, Special Forces, Witches, Billionaires, Magics, Ghosts, Demons, Immortals, Elves, Gods, Angels, and More!

Today’s top selling authors have come together to form a collection that is filled with magic, mystery, mayhem and most importantly happily ever afters.

 

by Mandy M. Roth, Michelle M. Pillow, Celia Kyle, Elle Thorne, Mina Carter, P. Jameson, Kristen Painter, Chloe Cole, Colleen Gleason, K.F. Breene, Bella Love-Wins, Deanna Chase, Jennifer Blackstream, Angie Fox, Ann Gimpel, Christine Pope, Marie Mason, Anthea Lawson, Bianca D’Arc, Jovee Winters, Tasha Black, JC Andrijeski, Dawn Montgomery, Jaycee Clark, Suzanne Rock, Tracey H. Kitts, Celeste Anwar, Jax Cassidy 

Hunted Holiday by Mandy M. Roth

Everlastingly by Michelle M. Pillow

Hell for the Holidays by Celia Kyle

Complication by Elle Thorne

Seduced by Santa by Mina Carter

A Mate’s Wish by P. Jameson

The Werewolf’s Christmas Wish by Kristen Painter

Sugar Plum Fairy by Chloe Cole

Raging Winter by Colleen Gleason

Jameson by K.F. Breene

Doomed Mate by Bella Love-Wins

Kissed by Temptation by Deanna Chase

Dead to Begin With by Jennifer Blackstream

Gentlemen Prefer Voodoo by Angie Fox

Midnight Magic by Ann Gimpel

A Cleopatra Hill Christmas by Christine Pope

The McCall Brother Trilogy by Marie Mason (3 Books)

A Countess for Christmas by Anthea Lawson

Rocky by Bianca D’Arc

The Ice Queen by Jovee Winters

Ghost of Shifters Past by Tasha Black

Black Christmas by JC Andrijeski (Plus a bonus story!)

Kitchen Witch by Dawn Montgomery

Firebird by Jaycee Clark

Up On the Housetop by Suzanne Rock

The Eternal Kiss by Tracey H. Kitts

Wolf’s Consort by Celeste Anwar

The Psychic’s Beast by Jax Cassidy

 

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BCC News Special Guest Lucienne Diver - Coastal Magic Featured Author

⛱___ Crafty Authors at the Beach ___⛱ With #CMCon2017 ‘Featured Author’ Lucienne Diver

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Welcome to “Crafty Authors Coffee Time with Tamye”.

We’re in for a treat, as our special guest today is another “Featured Author” for the upcoming Coastal Magic Convention.  I’m so pleased she accepted my invite to join me for a little chit-chat, coffee, and crafts by the beach.

Lucienne Diver and I have more than a few things in common. But what draws us here today is our mutual love for the Coastal Magic Convention. It’s a small, intimate event that allows the readers and authors to mingle and have a fun time together. It’s one of my favorite conventions. Lucienne agrees wholeheartedly.

For anyone who isn’t familiar with her or her works, here’s a brief bio:

Lucienne Diver

Lucienne Diver is a literary agent of over twenty-three years experience in the areas of science fiction, fantasy, mystery/suspense, romance and young adult fiction, as well as a novelist in her own right.

She’s the author of the popular Vamped young adult series—think Clueless meets Buffy the Vampire Slayer—and the Latter-Day Olympians urban fantasy series from Samhain, which Long and Short Reviews calls “a clever mix of Janet Evanovich and Rick Riordan”.

Her short stories have appeared in the Kicking It anthology edited by Faith Hunter and Kalayna Price (Roc Books), the Strip-Mauled and Fangs for the Mammaries anthologies edited by Esther Friesner (Baen Books), and her essay “Abuse” was published in Dear Bully: 70 Authors Tell Their Stories (HarperCollins).

Her first young adult suspense novel, Faultlines, releases November 15 2016 from Bella Rosa Books.

On a personal note, Lucienne lives in Florida with her husband and son, the two cutest dogs in the world, and enough books to fill an entire store and perhaps some day collapse the second floor of her home into the first. She likes living dangerously.

Connect with Lucienne:
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Check out her website and blog

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Chit Chat with Lucienne about Coastal Magic:

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I’m so glad you were able to join me today, Lucienne. What a wonderful way to enjoy the day. Caramel Iced coffee, the beach, and great company.

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That’s the truth, Tamye. Except in my case it’s an iced grande non-fat latte. Yum!

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What is your favorite thing or memory about Coastal Magic?

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My favorite memories of Coastal Magic have to do with the flash fiction panels I’m on with Damon Suede. He may be the funniest man in creation. (Next to my husband, of course! And yes, he paid me to say that.) The audience throws random things at us like Amish shapeshifters at Thanksgiving and horror/space opera/romances with platypuses. Or vampire penguins. I love it!
I also adore Damon’s Cinema Craptastique, which is a thing not to be missed!

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How many times have you attended?

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I’ve attended since the very beginning, since it was Olde City, New Blood in St. Augustine. It’s such a wonderful convention.

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Do you have any tips for my readers in regards to attending Coastal Magic?

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My main advice would be, “Don’t be shy!” These are amazing people, and every one of them is approachable. It’s not a convention where there are panelists and there are attendees. It’s a convention where we’re all family, and that’s what keeps me coming back every year.

Lucienne Diver talks Crafting and Faultlines

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I understand you have a new release coming up on the 15th. Do any of your characters craft, like you?

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Unfortunately, my characters don’t craft. They’re too busy saving the world, in the case of my Latter-Day Olympians and Vamped series. If they do craft, it’s MacGyver-type things in aid of escape, rescue or taking the bad guy down. In my new novel Faultlines, a YA thriller involving the serious issues of teen suicide, bullying, etc., my heroine, Vanessa, is trying to deal with the grief of her best friend’s death and reconstructing what lead up to it. Her hobby, soccer, is more like an avocation, the thing that keeps her sane. If only she could deflect everything life is throwing at her as well as she deflects the balls headed for her net.

But me? I’m a huge crafter. I’m one of those people who needs to be productive at all times. Usually it’s writing. But all my short stories want to be long stories…novels even. My novels then want to be series. But whether it’s a story, a novel or a series of them, these things take time. They’re painstaking, because I’m creating the characters, the scenarios, the crescendos and denouements from scratch. And then refining and revising until my work matches my vision. A finished product takes months, often years, particularly from idea generation to publication.

But another thing about me, I’m an instant gratification junkie. I love writing and I feel satisfaction when I feel I’ve really gotten a handle on a scene, but I like to have something to show for all my work. Also, some days the writing doesn’t go the way I want it to, and so I need other outlets for my creativity. I need to be able to sit down to a project from beginning to end in a reasonable period of time and have something to hold up and say, “I’ve done this,” even if it’s just to myself.

And so I bead. And scrapbook. And costume. A few weeks ago I couldn’t figure out where my novel was going next; I couldn’t write forward at that moment, but I still felt the burning need to create. And so I decided to make myself a steampunk hat.

I’d seen them, lusted after them, but balked at their hefty price tags. Surely, I thought, I can do this! And I did—out of cereal boxes, scrap fabric, an old waist cincher and a steampunk hairpiece I’d made prior. Is it perfect? Oh hell no. Just like novels that need revision, the hat was a draft. But I’ve learned from my mistakes, and the next time I’ll do better. Moreso the time after that.
But I have something to show for my work. Something tangible and finished, and that satisfies my burning need.

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This new novel is the closest to my heart of anything I’ve written so far. Your blog on crafting and books and the awesome cover Bella Rosa Books did for Faultlines inspired me to create a scarpbook page for it. The cover has my heroine’s world all askew, and the silhouette of a girl running. It has the sense of menace and urgency that I was going for in the novel. And then the publisher really blew me away, adding elements from the book, like the raven that my vigilante character, who goes by Poetic Justice, adopts as avatar, the journal that reveals the secrets my dead girl couldn’t bear to speak, and the blood that explodes out of a locker in one of the attacks and which might again be spilled if my characters can’t stop the escalating violence. The cover is, quite literally, a work of art.

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My scrapbook page doesn’t do it justice, but I had fun with it, and I hope you all will enjoy! And that you’ll pick up the book that inspired it.


What they’re saying about Faultlines

“Vivid, suspenseful, and charming, Diver creates a world where anything can happen in this must-read page-turner.”
          — Carrie Jones, New York Times bestselling author of the Need series

“Faultlines blew me away! A tense, suspenseful read that will break your heart and keep you guessing right up until the very end.”
            —Amy Christine Parker, author of GATED and ASTRAY

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Six months ago Vanessa Raines lost her best friend.

Lisa had changed, pushing away everyone close to her, even Vanessa. She had quit soccer. Started wearing dark and dismal clothes. She refused every offer to talk and suffered whatever she was going through in silence. Now she’s really gone. Suicide they claim, but Vanessa knows that isn’t right. It can’t be.

Vanessa blames herself for letting Lisa chase her off. She wants answers, so that she can put to rest the rumors surrounding Lisa’s death and so that she can move on, heal. But Lisa left no note and the journal she was always scribbling in—which might tell all—is mysteriously missing.

As Vanessa struggles to come to terms with the loss of her friend and to reconstruct the last months of Lisa’s life, someone calling themselves “Poetic Justice” begins taking revenge against those he or she thinks drove Lisa to suicide. Everyone at school believes Vanessa is this mysterious “Poetic Justice”. It’s easy to blame the former best friend, and Vanessa makes an obvious target.

Struggling with her own guilt, Vanessa is determined to ignore the threats and allegations aimed her way. But as Poetic Justice’s vengeance takes a darker turn, retaliation against Vanessa begins to escalate, from cyber bullying to violence, putting both her and the little sister she adores in the line of fire. To protect them both, she has to find out who’s behind the attacks before things turn deadly. And hope she can survive the truth.

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Come join us at the Coastal Magic Convention, this February in Daytona Beach. It’s going to be an absolute blast. #CMCon2017

Don’t miss your chance to meet over 50 fabulous urban fantasy, paranormal, and romance authors at Coastal Magic next February! This super casual book-lover weekend happens on Daytona Beach, and gives everyone the chance to hang out with fellow readers and amazing storytellers.

REGISTRATION is now open! If you haven’t been to Coastal Magic yet, you’re missing out on a lot of fun.  Be sure to keep up with all things Coastal Magic, by following it via your own personal social media drug of choice: 

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Thanks for joining us today, Lucienne.  I look forward to seeing you in Daytona come February.

For those that can’t make the convention, you can still join in the fun by joining our 2017 Featured Authors Reading Challenge.  It’s open to everyone.

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Thanks to everyone who joined us today. I always want to know what my readers think.

What’s your funniest or fondest memory from a convention or author signing?

Tell Me A Story: Interview with Bestselling Author Tamara Lush


Tell Me a Story just hit #1 in erotica on Amazon in Canada, Australia and the U.K.! Author Tamara Lush is offering the book free to readers around the globe. We spoke to Tamara about her dual caree…

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