Thursday, May 22, 2014

Coming Soon: A Summer for Love Blog Hop!

Join me and more than 50 other authors June 4-8 for A Summer for Love Blog Hop, sponsored by The Romance Troupe.  

(Five) $50 Amazon Gift Cards will be awarded to randomly drawn people who participate by commenting on posts during the hop (4-8 June)! Each hop host will be offering individual prizes as well.

The theme for each post in the hop is Summer and Romance... and I can’t think of any better way to celebrate than to do a cover reveal for my forthcoming paranormal historical romance, Snow in July! To that end, I will be offering Maze participants the chance to win their own ebook copy... so break out the fan & sunscreen and stay tuned to this space for your chance to win!

Tuesday, May 6, 2014

The Dawnflier, May 2014

Welcome to the May 2014 edition of The Dawnflier!

I’m a little late with this installment due to some unforeseen computer and health issues lately. In fact Ive written this post via my old faithful Windows-XP-based desktop computer. But thanks to the wonders of Dropbox, I am able to share with you one of my more recent updates, a new cover for Dawnflight! Currently its available on the ebook edition via all the major retail catalogs -- please check out the buy links in the right-hand sidebar -- and the wraparound cover for the print edition is under development. I hope to have it available for sale at my next appearance, which will be as a Featured Artisan on Thursday June 26th at the annual Chautauqua Festival in Wytheville, VA. I hope to see you there!

Im pleased to announce that A.J. (already notified) has won my April 2014 drawing for a copy of Dawnflight. Everyone who either adds me on Google+ or comments on any of my blog posts receives one chance to win for each separate action, and I select the winner using the website Dont delay; enter today!

Another contest with which I am honored to be affiliated this month is the 2014 Read, White, & Blue Giveaway hosted by Closed the Cover in support of the Semper Fi Fund.

This event is designed to show our love and appreciation for the US troops and everything they do to keep us safe and protected. The list of participants below have all donated their books and/or money to help bring this event to life; for that we offer a sincere and heartfelt “THANK YOU.” The money donated has been spent to purchase the grand prize offered below with the remainder of the money to be donated directly to the Semper Fi Fund

Participating Authors: Ger Tysk, Karen-Anne Stewart, Denise Alicea, Kim Headlee, Terah Edun, Meghan Riley, E. Michael Helms, Patti Tingen, Katy Regnery, Kat Latham, Cheyanne Young, Donna Augustine, Marcus Matherne, Laura Howard, Jonathan Patrick, Brad Van Tighem, Laila Ibrahim, Aven Ellis

Participating Bloggers: Ashley LaMar, Jennifer Smeth, Chrissy Fletcher, Dianne Bylo, Joely Bogan, Kathy Arguelles, Jennifer Beach, Brenda Priddy, Michelle Bowles, Tamara Welch, Wesley Hoffman, Tiffany Marie

Semper Fi Fund
About the Semper Fi Fund
“The Semper Fi Fund, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, and its program Americas Fund, are set up to provide immediate financial assistance and lifetime support for injured and critically ill members of the U.S. Armed Forces and their families. We direct urgently needed resources to post 9/11 service members, who meet our criteria for assistance, from the Army, Marine Corps, Navy, Air Force, Coast Guard, and Reserves.”

The grand prize for the 2014 Read, White & Blue event will be an “All You Need to Read” kit which includes: a Kindle and donated eBooks, a set of custom coffee mugs, a comfy cozy blanket, and a $20 Starbucks gift card.

Other prizes will be given away during the month long Facebook event.  Join the Facebook event at!/events/225078581021967/

The giveaway will be open for entries on May 1st at 12:01 am and will close on May 31st at 11:59pm.  The giveaway is open to US only. I will be adding the entry code to every new blog post I make throughout the month.

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