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With the odd disappearance of her parents, Gussie Gibson has lived her entire life with her granny on a peaceful pecan orchard, owned by the meanest man in all of Georgia—Mr. J.P. Combs. Granny teaches Gussie many valuable life lessons as a black woman growing up in the still-segregated south. Mr. Combs is an evil underhanded banker who takes liberties beyond his privilege. When Granny dies, Combs informs Gussie she owes him back rent—but he wants much more than money for payment—and more than Gussie can live with.
After defending herself against his sexual advances, Gussie flees to escape certain vigilante justice when she meets a charming, handsome stranger, Sam Johnson, who is just returning from World War II.
Gussie and Sam’s friendship is short-lived when Mr. Combs hunts her down and drags her back to Green Ridge, driven by his craving for revenge and a grudge too deep to comprehend. Gussie fights to return to Sam and his lo...

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« Reply #100 on: December 06, 2012, 08:18:38 AM »
Attempt #2 to sign up for the $50 spotlight option. I think it went through this time!

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« Reply #101 on: December 06, 2012, 08:11:26 PM »
Hi! I booked the Spotlight Promo for either Dec. 10, 11, or 12. Thanks so much!

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« Reply #102 on: December 06, 2012, 08:19:46 PM »
Hi! I booked the Spotlight Promo for either Dec. 10, 11, or 12. Thanks so much!

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« Reply #103 on: December 06, 2012, 08:26:16 PM »
Wow, it's exciting to see the impacts our blog and FB pages are having.

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« Reply #104 on: December 07, 2012, 10:15:39 AM »
While no one's results are guaranteed, I thought I'd share some very kind testimonials that we've received lately. Thanks for the great feedback!


FROM READERS

"Thank you so much. Through your wonderful books I am able to read books that I would have never chosen before, and I love them!!! You have expanded my world."

"I just want to thank whoever finds the deals on kindle and shares them with us here! It saves me a ton of time searching through reviews when i just want to pick up something new to read quickly. You obviously enjoy what you do and I thank you for it!"


FROM AUTHORS

"Thank you so very much!  What a great write-up!!  We are now #9 in Mystery/Thriller/Suspense and #2 in Mystery/Mystery/series. You are the BEST!!!"

"One day with your promotion. 700 downloads. Shared your link on facebook and email. #3 in Men's Adventure on .co.uk & .com; #15 Action & Adventure on .com; #17 Action & Adventure on .co.uk. Even with the massive amount of book releases and other free work out there. Thanks for the support, much appreciated."

"It was a good day. The book jumped from 8,800 to 4,800 in Amazon's rankings. Looking forward to the next promo on the 19th!"

"Thanks again for the free listing! We hit #5 this past Saturday on the Romantic Suspense List!"

"I don't know where to thank you for the fabulous blogpost feature for my free book promotion today. None of the big blogs picked me up so all those yummy downloads (I've almost cracked the top 100--107 as of typing) must be down to you!!! Thank you so so much!!"

"Thank you very much for helping me spread the word about my recent promotion for my novel! It was a great success. Over 3,200 readers downloaded my novel, which topped two genre categories in the US and the UK. UK: #1 in Contemporary Fantasy, #2 in Science Fiction, 377 Free in Kindle Store! US: #2 in Science Fiction, #95 Free in Kindle Store! These milestones could not have been achieved without your help. I deeply appreciate it!"

"I just wanted thank you for supporting my free run this last week. I had a great run (23K, which exceeded expectations for me) and I attribute a lot of it to the boost you gave me in the blog and on Facebook. Thanks for all your support of us hard-scrabblin' indies!"

"Thanks for having me on Kindleboards for my FREE day. Today (Oct 10) is the last day free and more than 13,000 people have downloaded."

"Thank you Kindle Boards! Ravenscraig is listed at #1 in free historical fiction on Amazon's Kindle store AND is now in the top 100 overall, currently at #63. Thank you for helping authors change the literary landscape."

"KindleBoards, thanks for your support. [My novel] is now #1 in Amazon US & UK #mystery series."

"So awesome - thank you very much. I've been giddy all day. I truly don't believe [my novel] would have become the book it is if not for the people I've met here on KindleBoards. Thanx again and also thank you for making KindleBoards available."

"Have had over 400 downloads since your email went out. I'm really pleased with that - thanks again!"

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"Thanks for highlighting the book promo on the blog and elsewhere. It was very well done, and the promo is going well (well over 200 given away so far and the book has moved into the top 20 free epic fantasies). I appreciate all you've done for me and others as we try to get our books noticed!"


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« Reply #105 on: December 08, 2012, 05:25:20 AM »
I just booked a spotlight post for Irretrievably Broken for "asap".  :) It's currently part of Amazon's Top Holiday Deals Promo, so I hope you can fit me in while it's discounted for the promo!

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« Reply #106 on: December 08, 2012, 07:05:08 AM »
I just booked a spotlight post for Irretrievably Broken for "asap".  :) It's currently part of Amazon's Top Holiday Deals Promo, so I hope you can fit me in while it's discounted for the promo!

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« Reply #107 on: December 13, 2012, 03:47:21 AM »
would love to sign up for this... when i have some reviews.
my book, Hell's Paradise, has been up on amazon less than a week and so far only 1 sale. seems to be a vicious cycle - can't get any reviews until people buy it and nobody wants to buy something with no reviews!

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« Reply #108 on: December 18, 2012, 10:44:00 PM »
Signed up for the bargain books spot over the weekend. Mine is scheduled for the 29th! Thanks!
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« Reply #109 on: December 26, 2012, 08:00:52 AM »
Hi! Just signed up for the FREE Ebook Promo ...

NYT Bestselling Author Kasey Michaels *FREE* Kindle Ebook is a full-length Regency Romance, The Tenacious Miss Tamerlane. Free Dec 26th through 30th!

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« Reply #110 on: December 29, 2012, 03:30:34 PM »
Hi, I just signed up for the Spotlight Promo. It says from Erin Oxendine but the author name is J.J. Oxendine. Thanks and will you please confirm and let me know if I need to send any additional information? Thanks!

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« Reply #111 on: December 29, 2012, 04:28:23 PM »
Hi, I just signed up for the Spotlight Promo. It says from Erin Oxendine but the author name is J.J. Oxendine. Thanks and will you please confirm and let me know if I need to send any additional information? Thanks!

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« Reply #112 on: January 03, 2013, 06:54:46 PM »
Just signed up for a free promo. Thanks!

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Just signed up for a free promo. Thanks!

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« Reply #114 on: January 06, 2013, 08:07:26 PM »
Just signed up/paid for the Bargain Book promo $20. My mystery, Mortal Choices, is discounted from it's normal $2.99 to 99 cents until next Friday. Trying to get into those Amazon algos.

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« Reply #115 on: January 07, 2013, 07:48:09 AM »
^ Thanks, Ann. You have a confirmation e-mail in your inbox!
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« Reply #116 on: January 07, 2013, 04:49:44 PM »
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« Reply #117 on: January 08, 2013, 03:57:03 PM »
Harvey, do you have any information on the sites family-friendly requirements for promotions? The descriptions just said "no erotica", but I'm concerned that the book I'd like to promote falls somewhere in the middle. It's not erotica by any stretch, but it deals with mature ideas normally presented only to adults, and it's titled Whores.  It explores the societal intricacies of gender politics in a dystopian society, and contains some disturbing material(murder, referencing sexual abuse, torture, terrorism, guerilla warfare.)

Can you clarify the policy for me, so I know whether I can promote it with KB?



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« Reply #118 on: January 08, 2013, 04:07:05 PM »
Harvey, do you have any information on the sites family-friendly requirements for promotions? The descriptions just said "no erotica", but I'm concerned that the book I'd like to promote falls somewhere in the middle. It's not erotica by any stretch, but it deals with mature ideas normally presented only to adults, and it's titled Whores.  It explores the societal intricacies of gender politics in a dystopian society, and contains some disturbing material(murder, referencing sexual abuse, torture, terrorism, guerilla warfare.)

Can you clarify the policy for me, so I know whether I can promote it with KB?

Hi, Nic,

Thanks for asking that question. We're deliberately vague on defining that, because it's, well, hard to define. :)

As site owner, the yardstick I use is whether I'd be comfortable having my teenage daughters view the promotion. That generally keeps our promotions in line with what our readership is accustomed to and finds unobjectionable.

We would not accept a promotion here with that title or that content.

Thank you for understanding!

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« Reply #119 on: January 08, 2013, 04:36:08 PM »
Thanks for clarifying it, Harvey!



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« Reply #120 on: January 12, 2013, 04:42:44 AM »
Hello Harvey,

I've signed up for a free promo.

01/19/2013

It's a sci-fi short story.

ASIN: B0095SB2FK

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« Reply #122 on: January 12, 2013, 07:14:05 PM »
I just signed up for a free promo. I had good results with the last one. Thank you!

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« Reply #123 on: January 12, 2013, 08:35:17 PM »
I figured Valentines Day (2/14) would be a good day to do a free promo for The Haircut, since it's a love story.  Just submitted my request.  I'm very excited.  One thing, though, I'm not sure exactly when to change the price to free on Amazon.  Should I do it the day before so there won't be a problem?  Don't want anyone to click on it expecting it to be free and then finding out it's still 99 cents.  I guess it's pretty obvious I've never done a promo like this before.

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« Reply #124 on: January 12, 2013, 09:00:27 PM »
I figured Valentines Day (2/14) would be a good day to do a free promo for The Haircut, since it's a love story.  Just submitted my request.  I'm very excited.  One thing, though, I'm not sure exactly when to change the price to free on Amazon.  Should I do it the day before so there won't be a problem?  Don't want anyone to click on it expecting it to be free and then finding out it's still 99 cents.  I guess it's pretty obvious I've never done a promo like this before.

Thanks so much, Harvey, for the opportunity.  I really appreciate it.

Other authors may have advice on the logistics for that - but FYI the blog post will hit at about 8am, so you'll want the free price to be in effect by that time.
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