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Re: Indie Romance novelists post here
« Reply #125 on: December 08, 2010, 02:31:02 pm »
Hi everyone,

I definitely recognize some names here.  *Waving at Donna and Suzanne among others.*  I write humorous women's fiction/chick lit.  Some think chick lit is romance, others not.  Here's a snippet from "How I Learned to Love the Walrus" and you can all judge for yourself:

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I washed my hair first, then lathered up with the soap while the conditioner soaked in.  I managed to shave both underarms and was working my way up my left leg when the hot water ran out.  I towel dried myself faster than I ever had before, climbed back into my boots and coat, and dashed for the cabin.

I had three options:  I could wait an hour for the solar heater to deliver more hot water to the shower, I could boil water on the stove then wait for it to cool, or I could finish shaving my legs with cold water in the sink.  I figured the faster I finished shaving, the faster I could get dressed and warm up. 

I pulled on my bra and panties, dropped my coat, and jumped up on the kitchen counter.  With my legs stretched out over the sink, I quickly finished the left and had just lathered shaving cream on the right, when Ethan walked in. 

He didnt say a word to me.  He just poured himself more coffee, then turned around and stared.

Would you mind, I finally said.  Im shaving here.

I can see that, he replied.     

I dont wear flimsy, lacy underwear, so theres nothing you can see of me in my bra and panties that you cant see at the beach, but I still didnt like being openly stared at.  Havent you ever seen a woman shave her legs before?

Not in the kitchen sink, no.

I ran out of hot water in the shower, I said, as I turned on the faucet to rinse my razor.  At least in here Im out of the wind.

He nodded and took a sip of from his mug.

I waited a few seconds, hoping he would leave on his own, yet he didnt appear to be in any rush.  Dont you have better things to do than stand here watching me shave?

He pursed his lips together as if considering it, then shook his head.  You cant download porn on a satellite connection so I have to take what I can get.

I briefly considered threatening him, but since my pink daisy shaver wasnt exactly menacing, I decided my best option was to try to ignore him, and maybe hed go away on his own.  After all, watching someone shave their legs isnt exactly titillating.  Suit yourself, I said, and returned to the task at hand. 
   
Id just rounded my right knee when I nicked myself in the same spot I always do.  As always, the blood started gushing immediately.  I searched the counter for something to stop the bleeding, when Ethan ripped a paper towel off the spindle behind him and handed it to me.

Thanks, I said, as I tore off a corner and stuck it to my skin.  The white paper instantly turned red, and the blood trickled out from underneath, then the stream hit the shaving cream and the whole blob turned pink.

goshdarnmit!

You need to put pressure on it.

What are you, a doctor?

Yes.

I wasnt sure being a zoology professor counted, but I wasnt going to argue the point.  Yeah, but you work with animals, not people.

We all bleed the same, he said, as he grabbed the rest of the paper towel, folded it into a thick square, and stuck it onto my wound.  He held it in place with his thumb and let his fingers graze the back of my knee. 

I leaned back on my elbows in an effort to put some distance between us.  He was definitely invading my personal space again.  But this time my response was much worse than a panic attack.
 

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    « Reply #126 on: December 09, 2010, 03:34:19 am »
    Hi everybody! Impressive signatures and excerpts. :) I will be checking out your books!

    I have a brand new Kindle and love it (must confess I have not named it yet), and am a brand new Kindle author too. My first book is a romantic comedy called Nothing but Trouble about opposites who attract.

    Now, I'll be off to check out some indie romance novelists...

    Cathy
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    « Reply #127 on: December 09, 2010, 10:19:59 am »
    Hi-Ho--

    I just caught up on the last two snippets, both having references to kitchen sinks in very different ways.  Pat your idea of a "washing machines for babies" tickled my funny bone.  And Beth, your "Walrus" title is terrific and the leg shaving snippet definitely captured my attention.

    I haven't posted a snippet on my rather neglected PRINCESS ROBIN.  The tale is a spoofy twist on the Robin Hood myth with Robin now being a girl, the secret daughter of King Richard.  This is the part of the first meeting between Robin and the hero, Simon, a knight masquarding as a court jester.  They've been hiding together in a wardrobe from the Chancellor.

    The room was empty.
    The Chancellor left several minutes ago, msweet closet mouse. The jesters baritone whisper vibrated against her ear.

    With a quick intake of breath and a sudden withdrawal of her arms, Robin shoved his chest with all her might and sent the jester rolling out of the wardrobe. She scrambled out of the enclosure into the chamber. Fury and embarrassment overcame her as she realized shed been so besotted by this interloper, this clown, that Lord Basils exit had gone completely unnoticed.

    She hissed at the jester as she straightened the dark woolen cloak that covered her shirt and breeches. Her hand pushed wild red hair out of her face. Fiend! Thief! Bounder!

    The jester laughed, his white teeth shining in his darkly handsome face. His arms crossed over the bright jesters vest. The wee mouse can speak. So what are you about? Thievery? Murder, perhaps? Were you planning on planting your knife in the heart of our illustrious Chancellor?

    Robin clamped her mouth tight, thinking. Best make the knave think she was about simple theft. She put on her poorest country accent. Im ere same as you, Sir. Just came to lift a bauble or two from the Princes treasury. E wont miss a trifle and me poor sick mum needs a few coins for bread and such. Theres plenty here for the two of us to pinch.

    His eyes blinked in surprise. You think Im a common thief?

    Well, aint ye?

    He hesitated slightly and then smiled. Of course. A thief, just like you. I must say nothing has pleasured my thieving soul as much as stealing a few kisses from you, my little country mouse.

    Infuriated by the memory of her closet capitulation, the princess dropped her role-playing. Stop calling me a mouse, you worthless fop.

    He raised one ebony eyebrow and bowed slightly. Forgive me. Perhaps we should be properly introduced. I am Sir Simon, entertainer to the royalty of the realm. And whom do I have the honor of addressing?
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    « Reply #128 on: December 09, 2010, 10:33:03 pm »
    These snippets are lots of fun. I sure had trouble trying to keep it at a decent length -- should have snipped my snippet better :-)

    Oh, and Dana, I must confess, my first stab at a sig with book covers, had them all vertical.  A verrrry long sig.

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    « Reply #129 on: December 10, 2010, 06:10:37 pm »
    Hi Dana,

    I have 2 romance novels available for Kindle users: Lancelot's Lady (a contemporary romantic suspense written under a pen name: Cherish D'Angelo) and Divine Intervention (a paranormal romantic suspense written under my regular name: Cheryl Kaye Tardif). I invite you to check them out, read a sample from Amazon or Smashwords and please do let me know what you think if you read them. Both have made multiple bestsellers lists.

    And both are on sale now for only .99 cents. Happy Holidays! :-)


    Lancelot's Lady - a contemporary romantic suspense

    A Bahamas holiday from dying billionaire JT Lance, a man with a dark secret, leads palliative nurse Rhianna McLeod to Jonathan, a man with his own troubled past, and Rhianna finds herself drawn to the handsome recluse, while unbeknownst to her, someone with a horrific plan is hunting her down.

    When palliative care nurse Rhianna McLeod is given a gift of a dream holiday to the Bahamas from her dying patient, billionaire JT Lance, Rhianna has no idea that her 'holiday' will include being stranded on a private island with Jonathan, an irritating but irresistibly handsome recluse. Or that she'll fall head over heels for the man.

    Jonathan isn't happy to discover a drop-dead gorgeous redhead has invaded his island. But his anger soon turns to attraction. After one failed marriage, he has guarded his heart, but Rhianna's sudden appearance makes him yearn to throw caution to the wind.

    To live fully in the present, Rhianna must resolve her own murky past, unravel the secret that haunts JT, foil the plans of a sleazy, blackmailing private investigator and help Jonathan find his muse. Only then can Rhianna find the love she's been searching for, and finally become...Lancelot's Lady.

    ON SALE NOW - $0.99 (click on book cover above)

    ~*~


    Divine Intervention - a paranormal romantic suspense

    Someone Is Leaving A Blazing Trail Of Corpses Behind...But Who?
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    CFBI agent Jasmine McLellan is assigned a hot case―one that requires the psychic abilities of the PSI Division, a secret government agency located in the secluded town of Divine, BC.

    Jasi leads a psychically gifted team in the hunt for a serial arsonist―a murderer who has already taken the lives of three innocent people. Unleashing her gift as a Pyro-Psychic, Jasi is compelled toward smoldering ashes and enters the killer's mind. A mind bent on destruction and revenge.

    Jasi's team, consisting of Psychometric Empath and profiler, Ben Roberts, and Victim Empath, Natassia Prushenko, is led down a twisting path of dark, painful secrets. Brandon Walsh, the handsome, smooth-talking Chief of Arson Investigations joins them in a manhunt that takes them across British Columbia―from Vancouver to Kelowna, Penticton and Victoria.

    While impatiently sifting through the clues that were left behind, Jasi and her team realize that there is more to the third victim than meets the eye. Perhaps not all of the victims were that innocent. The hunt intensifies when they learn that someone they know is next on the arsonist's list.

    The case heats to the boiling point as Jasi steps out of the flamesand into the fire. And in the heat of early summer, Agent Jasi McLellan discovers that a murderer lies in waitmuch closer than she imagined.

    For fans of J.D. Robb or Kathy Reichs, and TV's Medium, Ghost Whisperer and CSI.

    ON SALE NOW - $0.99 (click on book cover above)

    I hope you enjoy! :-)

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    « Reply #130 on: December 11, 2010, 07:38:50 am »
    It's a holiday miracle!

    Red Adept liked "The Haircut, A New Year's Tale" and gave it 4 1/2 stars on her blog. I was really nervous waiting for the review to appear, since she's a very tough--yet fair-- critic.  She wasn't overly fond of my other book when she reviewed it several months ago. And I know romances aren't her favorite genre.  But she really liked "The Haircut."

    Here are some snippets from the review, which she'll also eventually post on the book's Amazon page:

    "I think the story had some pretty original messages for a holiday tale..."

    "I especially enjoyed the idea of Misha, the New Years version of Santa..."

    "I also enjoyed the ending, and the way some revelations made the story come full circle..."

    "Tasha was wonderfully depicted as a young, innocent princess. She stayed in character throughout the story and had plenty of depth to evoke empathy in the reader..."

    "Mike was my favorite character. I really felt sorry for him when he was concerned about having feelings for someone other than his deceased wife. Kind, gentle, and nervous himself, he was the perfect match for Tasha..."

    "The eloquent writing style had a truly mellow feel to it that was perfect for this book..."

    Forgive me, Dana, et al.  I know you wanted snippets from our novels, not from reviews. But I'm really floating, and really wanted to share.

    Donna

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    « Reply #131 on: December 11, 2010, 07:41:53 am »
    Congratulations on the great review, Donna. :)

    I so enjoy reading your snippets and checking out your books. I'll add snippets of mine when I get a minute. :)
    The Romance Reviews on Getting Gabriel: "Quinn starts off the story with a bang and then some we are hurtled straight into the story, and the excitement never lets up ... I blazed through the pages..."
    Nothing but Trouble, Getting Gabriel and  Courting the Clown.

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    « Reply #132 on: December 11, 2010, 12:17:14 pm »
    Hope everyone is having a good weekend, probably out shopping.

    This thread grows more interesting everyday.  The variety of stories, all under the heading of "romance" shows the creative spirit is well and alive on Kindleboards.  Cheryl and Zob, your bookcovers are eye-catching.

    I think the freedom of being "Indie" is reflected in the vast variety of cover art we are seeing. I remember going to an RWA conference a few years ago and there was a room filled with books to sell.  The similarity in the bookcovers was mind-numbing.  Many maidens with wavy hair and men on horses.  Later, the books all went to headless men.

    Happy holidays--
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    « Reply #133 on: December 11, 2010, 05:54:13 pm »
    Hello lovely readers and writers!  I wonder if I can share a scene from my latest romantic suspense, BORROWED TIME

    And with the curiosity and awe of a child, Emily crossed that concrete floor as if it were frozen, as if she was on top of the ice-crusted surface of some faraway planet.  She approached the mammoth craft suspended by metal scaffolding, like a creature of the sea,

    Mesmerized, Emily began to pace the perimeter, studying the fine details of craftsmanship.  The vessel looked like an enormous silver manta, with its eyes formed by the bank of windows at the forward nose.  The body of the ship flowed in aerodynamic waves as if even in these metal shackles it was gliding silently through the water, leaving the faintest of wakes.

    Emily dared to step closer and stare up at the smooth, black underbelly.  From this perspective she felt just as she had as a child in the Museum of Natural History, staring up at the blue whale suspended from the ceiling of the Hall of Ocean Life.  She had felt so diminutive, like a tiny spec of plankton that would be inhaled without a thought.

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    « Reply #134 on: December 11, 2010, 06:19:47 pm »
    Wahoo! After several days of limbo, all the Kindle versions of my Wyoming Wildflowers trilogy are now up on my Author page.

    Tried to update my sig, but the links aren't showing yet for link-maker (almost sounds like I know what I'm doing -- see, I write convincing fiction!)


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    « Reply #135 on: December 11, 2010, 09:55:56 pm »
    So many wonderful writers here.  May I add Midnight Reflections.....



    Julia's midnight reflections actually happened at four in the
    morning. She was far from home, lonely, watching a handsome man
    sleeping in her bed at the Beverly Hills Hotel. Robin, the handsome
    sleeping man had put himself in terrible danger so she could solve a mystery.
    Now she was feeling guilty as hell.

    Robin has become obsessed by Julia, knowing something besides her
    attractiveness enchanted; an illusive mixture of sweetness and intelligence that
    beckons. He's playing a role, hiding his true identity, trying to win her heart.

    Julia is playing a dangerous role herself, working for the man she suspects
    of murder. She also suspects that Robin is much more than the simple
    mechanic he proclaims himself to be. Can she trust him?

    Together they uncover information so inflammatory they are forced to flee a
    dangerous and angry politician. He rules a profitable army of
    people who will do anything to get into his good graces. Even murder
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    (I'm also doing a free giveaway to all book lovers for a limited time.  Anyone who wants a free copy of one of my books will be gifted one from me--if they will give a review on my Amazon page for that novel.  PM me about it.  So Happy Hollidays to all.)

    Pam


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    « Reply #136 on: December 12, 2010, 07:43:56 am »
    I have quite a few romances available over at Amazon.com and Amazon.co.uk... I mostly write paranormal romances and sci-fiction romances. Here's some links to my latest releases. You might be interested in downloading some samples or checking out their reviews.

    Her Dark Angel by Felicity Heaton - http://www.amazon.com/Her-Dark-Angel-ebook/dp/B00408AQ98/
    Her Fallen Angel by Felicity Heaton - http://www.amazon.com/Her-Fallen-Angel-Romance-ebook/dp/B0046ZRNEG/
    Her Warrior Angel by Felicity Heaton - http://www.amazon.com/Her-Warrior-Angel-Romance-ebook/dp/B004CFAS06/
    Vampire for Christmas by Felicity Heaton - http://www.amazon.com/Vampire-for-Christmas-ebook/dp/B004AM59T6/

    If you like series, then check out my Vampires Realm series too:
    Prophecy: Child of Light by F E Heaton - http://www.amazon.com/Prophecy-Child-Light-Vampires-ebook/dp/B0035LDNV4/
    Seventh Circle by F E Heaton - http://www.amazon.com/Seventh-Circle-Vampires-Realm-ebook/dp/B0035LDO68/
    Winter's Kiss by F E Heaton - http://www.amazon.com/Winters-Kiss-Vampires-Realm-ebook/dp/B0035LDN4Q/

    Here's the same links on Amazon.co.uk for the Brits like me out there...

    Her Dark Angel by Felicity Heaton - http://www.amazon.co.uk/Her-Dark-Angel/dp/B00408AQ98/
    Her Fallen Angel by Felicity Heaton - http://www.amazon.co.uk/Her-Fallen-Angel-Romance/dp/B0046ZRNEG/
    Her Warrior Angel by Felicity Heaton - http://www.amazon.co.uk/Her-Warrior-Angel-Romance/dp/B004CFAS06/
    Vampire for Christmas by Felicity Heaton - http://www.amazon.co.uk/Vampire-for-Christmas/dp/B004AM59T6/

    Prophecy: Child of Light by F E Heaton - http://www.amazon.co.uk/Prophecy-Child-Light-Vampires-Realm/dp/B0035LDNV4/
    Seventh Circle by F E Heaton - http://www.amazon.co.uk/Seventh-Circle-Vampires-Realm/dp/B0035LDO68/
    Winter's Kiss by F E Heaton - http://www.amazon.co.uk/Winters-Kiss-Vampires-Realm/dp/B0035LDN4Q/


    I'd love it if you checked some of the books out. Prophecy: Child of Light is only $0.99 but all of my e-books are reasonably priced.

    Thanks!

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    « Reply #137 on: December 12, 2010, 11:28:51 am »
    Wow didn't know so many romance novelists ware out there.


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    « Reply #138 on: December 12, 2010, 12:05:16 pm »
    Thanks for asking:  I will call you The Provider.

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    « Reply #139 on: December 13, 2010, 11:42:19 am »
    Hello lovely readers and writers!  I wonder if I can share a scene from my latest romantic suspense, BORROWED TIME


      She had felt so diminutive, like a tiny spec of plankton that would be inhaled without a thought.


    Hi Maureen--
    This is a very intriging snippet indeed.  I especially love that last phrase.  It really paints a picture!

    Welcome to the new posters.  I love this thread, because when I'm in the mood to "sample", I can just go down the list.

    Hope you all are staying warm!
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    « Reply #140 on: December 13, 2010, 02:44:30 pm »
    This is a snippet of my romantic comedy Nothing but Trouble:

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    Okay, Blondie. No more games. Lets set things straight. What do you want from me?

    Uh, oh. Linda squirmed and stood up in a futile effort to feel on top again. Um...

    You see, your actions have me wondering if youre an example of that interesting female species called Man-eater.

    No, Bob...

    Robert, he growled. And do you really want to go with me to Hawaii with only one white coat between us, or are you just teasing old Mr. Foureyes here?

    Another uh oh. Linda handed a piece of chocolate to Perihelion without looking. She didnt dare look away from Robert who was slowly, but steadily approaching, looking rather dangerous in a thrilling sort of way. This was not supposed to happen. He was supposed to continue to sulk and brood and roll his eyes at her outrageous flirting.

    Because if you are, I warn you, sooner or later I will call your bluff.

    Each sentence had brought him one step closer and the water she had thrown over him was plastering his white T-shirt to his torso. The discarded lab coat no longer hid the fact that the T-shirt was tucked into some very tight fitting blue jeans. And his hair, usually neatly combed, was a rumpled mess.

    All in all, discounting the fact that he was surrounded by microscopes, test tubes and all sorts of strange nerdish things, he didnt look like that nerd anymore. She wasnt sure if that was a good or a bad sign. All she knew was that he was wreaking havoc on her insides.

    Actually, I think I will make it sooner, if you dont mind.

    The bars on the chimp cage were pressing at her shoulders. She couldnt back away and he was so close she could feel the warmth of his body and smell his subtle cologne, interlaced with the foreign smell of some kind of chemical. The chemical she could have expected, the cologne she had not, and somehow the combination was too much for her system. He knees were turning to jelly and he wasnt even touching her.

    The hunter had become the hunted.

    Behind her, four leathery hands grabbed at the candy wrappers in her suddenly lifeless hands.

    Robert removed his glasses and carelessly tossed them on the counter, then wrapped his fingers around the bars on each side of her face. He was just inches away, his eyes probing deep into hers. Okay. No glasses, no lab coat, just you and me. What will it be, Miss Stevens? Kiss or run?

    Linda looked up into his eyes, for the first time seeing them without the distortion of his glasses. They were a curious color that seemed to shift between bluish green and greenish blue. They also held a peculiar combination of irritation, amusement and challenge, along with something she couldnt categorize as anything but potential lust.

    She swallowed. Robert was definitely more than she had bargained for. He wasnt a cute nerd; he was turning out to be one hell of a male specimen, complete with macho arrogance when pushed. And boy, had she pushed, she admitted to herself. Shed done nothing but push, poke and prod him ever since the first time they had met.

    And now he was three inches away and offering a kiss that, based on the sizzle crackling between them right now, would singe her eyebrows, curl her toes and give the chimps some very interesting lessons about human peculiarities.

    Under the circumstances, there was only one logical course of action for a normal red-blooded woman with seduction on her mind.

    She ducked under his arm and ran.
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    « Reply #141 on: December 13, 2010, 05:27:24 pm »
    Cathy--

    This is a fun scene.  Seduction in a lab and that wonderful Clark-Kent-morphs-into-Superman theme.  Love your pretty covers, too!

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    Re: Indie Romance novelists post here
    « Reply #142 on: December 13, 2010, 07:36:08 pm »
    Echelon Press is releasing a book called Dream Runner next March. It's about a boy who hunts the monsters that feed on people's dreams. He thinks he's stuck, alone in his quest until he finds someone with his same abilities.
    Check out Poisoned Star, the story of a young girl forced to kill for an alien species and the boy who fights to rescue her.


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    « Reply #143 on: December 14, 2010, 12:31:30 am »
    Thanks Dana. :)  I have had a Clark Kent  / Superman crush since I was about eight years old...  :D

    I can't afford to buy cover design and I know my covers are somewhat generic, but I'm glad you think they're pretty! It's the best I can do for now, but perhaps not ideal for attracting romance readers...
    The Romance Reviews on Getting Gabriel: "Quinn starts off the story with a bang and then some we are hurtled straight into the story, and the excitement never lets up ... I blazed through the pages..."
    Nothing but Trouble, Getting Gabriel and  Courting the Clown.

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    « Reply #144 on: December 14, 2010, 12:48:59 am »
    Keta Diablo's Romance INDIE Books:

    Dust and Moonlight, Erotic Fantasy, KINDLE: http://www.amazon.com/Dust-and-Moonlight-ebook/dp/B0039IT1VO/ref=ntt_at_ep_dpi_11



    About the book:
    Balion, Prince of Locke Cress, waited a long time for the forest nymph with lavender eyes to come to him. The dreams told him it was just a matter of time. What they hadnt told him was that hed lose his heart to the strange creature from another world. 

    After the serial killer attacks Kira, she awakes in a strange land. Now, shes running for her life from wild boars, wizards, and sorcerers, not to mention a Prince that makes her body melt in all the wrong places. Facing extraordinary circumstances as the evil plots unfold, Kira fights for her life, and for a love that neither time nor distance can ever dispel from her soul.

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    HOLDING ON TO HEAVEN, Erotic Romance Historical

    AMAZON KINDLE: http://www.amazon.com/Holding-on-to-Heaven-ebook/dp/B003HC9BCG/ref=ntt_at_ep_dpi_3



    About the Book:

    When the blazing fires of revolt ravage the countryside, Lauren and Sage McCain are trapped amid the flames of destiny. The Civil War has crumbled a Nation, and the Dakota Sioux uprising has turned southern Minnesota into a violent battlefield.

    Holding on to Heaven is a story of love between two men and a woman, love between siblings, and love that crosses all boundaries and forges all cultures.

    Follow Keta's Erotic Romance Blog: http://ketaskeep.blogspot.com

    INDIE AUTHORS: follow me on Twitter and let's cross-promote: [url]http://twitter.com/ketadiablo/url]






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    Re: Indie Romance novelists post here
    « Reply #145 on: December 17, 2010, 03:52:29 pm »
    Echelon Press is releasing a book called Dream Runner next March. It's about a boy who hunts the monsters that feed on people's dreams. He thinks he's stuck, alone in his quest until he finds someone with his same abilities.

    Good ol' Echelon Press! Karen Syed published my first two books.  This sounds interesting--a romance between dream runners?

    Say--Romancers--where are you finding the most effective places for promoting for your books?

    Dana Taylor
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    « Reply #146 on: December 17, 2010, 04:53:08 pm »
    New today.

    Listen to Your Heart

    World War I - Lena Manning is barely 20 years old and already a war widow with a baby on the way. Her church takes care of her, gives her employment and wraps her in its secure world. When the bishop appoints a new pastor, a young, handsome widower, she is forced to seek other employment to avoid any hint of scandal.

    Her new job as social secretary to the wife of a wealthy New York banker thrusts her into a seductive world of money and privilege. When the son of the house pursues her, he awakens feelings she thought long dead.

    Can she survive his secrets or will fear send her running back to the security of her church and the pastor who waits for her there?






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    « Reply #147 on: December 18, 2010, 02:39:37 pm »
    New today.

    Listen to Your Heart








    Congratulations, Gertie!  I know your work is doing really well. You must be cultivating loyal readers.

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    « Reply #148 on: December 18, 2010, 03:05:52 pm »
    Congratulations, Gertie!  I know your work is doing really well. You must be cultivating loyal readers.

    Dana

    Thanks, Dana. I hope I can keep up the pace.   ;)

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    « Reply #149 on: December 18, 2010, 03:32:26 pm »
    Shattered Images is 80% love and romance. Try it you might like something different.

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