Double Happiness

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I have two reasons to be happy today.

I mean, two reasons besides the fat slice of homemade chocolate cake with my name on it sitting on the counter. Oh, and everything I try not to take for granted but do – health, supportive family and friends, a cozy home in a country that isn’t devastated by civil war (yet) or controlled by religious extremists.

Reason Number One:

As if being a finalist in LVRWA’s I Heart Indie Contest wasn’t awesome enough, I’ve just been notified that Please has placed in the top three in the Erotic category! The final results will be announced in early November, so watch this space to find out if Please ranks bronze, silver or gold.

Reason Number Two:

I’m the first author interviewee on Over the Rainbow contributor Cameron Allie’s brand spankin’ new blog! We talk about early influences, literary inspiration and the weirdest interview question I’ve ever been asked. You can check it out here.

While you’re visiting Cameron’s site, be sure to read the erotic romance author’s post on popping her romance novel cherry. Whether you’re a crafter of steamy scenes yourself or prefer to just read them, it’s bound to put a smile on your face.

 

I Heart Las Vegas Romance Writers!

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I’m thrilled to announce that Please, my tale of dangerous seduction, has been selected as a finalist in the Las Vegas Romance Writers’ I Heart Indie Contest *!

To be fair, at least half of the credit goes to my amazing cover designer, Brandi McCann who was a dream to work with and who whipped up this baby:

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Brandi is extremely patient, professional and happy to work with her clients to achieve the specific vision they have for their cover. I can’t recommend, or thank, her enough.

But I did write the blurb. So there’s that. If you’re a regular here, you’ve seen it before. But if not, here it is:

Small-town romance writer Elizabeth Holmes' novels may be hot, but her love life is tepid at best. What else can you expect after fourteen years of marriage to man whose idea of adventure is ordering a new dish at the H

Wouldn’t you like to find out?

Well then, head over to All Romance E-Books where Please is discounted by 50% all this week.  Just 99 cents. You gotta heart that!

*In this contest, genre-specific book clubs judge the front cover and back copy of indie romance novels to determine what readers prefer. Because whether we should or shouldn’t judge a book by its cover, let’s face it. We all do.