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Easter Egg Hop with Historical Authors. . and me!

Hey friends – I’m taking part (again) in Heather McCollum’s Annual Easter Egg Hop – readers visit authors’ websites or Facebook pages and find the “hidden” Easter Egg and match it to the author to enter our giveaway. The prize is a $150 gift card! And you may find some new authors to read, too!

Hop over to Heather’s Hop starting page and grab the convenient scoresheet and then you’ll have until April 16 to collect all the eggs — https://www.facebook.com/events/682654079645870

Here’s a list of the authors and the place to hop over to —

Alanna Lucashttps://alannalucas.com/
Anna St. Clairehttps://www.annastclaire.com/contest
Callie Huttonhttps://www.calliehutton.com
Caroline Warfieldhttps://www.carolinewarfield.com/bookshelf/
Celeste Barclayhttps://www.facebook.com/celestembarclay
Collette Cameronhttps://facebook.com/collettecameronauthor
Deb Marlowehttps://www.debmarlowe.com/nothing-but-a-rakehell.html
E. Elizabeth Watsonhttps://eelizabethwatson.com/happy-easter/ 
Elizabeth Rosehttps://elizabethrosenovels.com/
Emily Royalhttps://www.facebook.com/eroyalauthor
Gina Conklehttps://ginaconkle.com/
Heather McCollumhttps://www.heathermccollum.com/
Jane Charleshttps://www.janecharlesauthor.com/happy-easter
Jessica A Clementshttps://www.facebook.com/JessicaAClementsNavarro
Jude Knighthttps://www.facebook.com/JudeKnightAuthor
Katherine Bonehttps://www.katherinebone.com
Katherine Granthttps://mailchi.mp/katherinegrantromance/easteregghop
Kathleen Bittner Rothhttps://www.facebook.com/Kathleen.bittnerroth.author
Lisa Raynehttps://www.lisarayne.com
Lori Ann Bailey https://loriannbailey.com/
Madeline Martinhttps://www.facebook.com/MadelineMartinAuthor
Melanie Rose Clarkehttps://www.facebook.com/groups/1159564541120841
Michelle McLeanhttps://michellemcleanbooks.com/
Nadine Millardhttps://facebook.com/nadinemillardauthor
Renee Ann Millerhttps://reneeannmiller.com/category/blog/
Sandra Sookoohttps://www.facebook.com/sandrasookooauthor/
Tara Kingstonhttps://www.facebook.com/TaraKingstonAuthor
Terri Brisbinhttps://www.terribrisbin.com
Tina Gabriellehttps://www.facebook.com/TinaGabrielle
Tracy Sumnerhttps://www.tracy-sumner.com/

Start Hopping now and good luck!


Sunflower Season – Fundraiser for Ukraine

I’m so excited to be part of a wonderful fundraiser to support humanitarian aid for Ukraine. This collection – Sunflower Season – includes more than 70 historical romance stories – some are new and some are favorites. I’m including my story A TRAITOR’S HEART which is the origin story in the BRANDYWINE BRIDES anthology.

Sunflower Season is available for pre-order on major vendors and if you follow the link below – you can find your preferred one to order from now. I hope you’ll order this one – it’s a great way to help out a good cause and it will give you the chance to enjoy so many fabulous historical romance stories at the same time!

Pre-order here: www.books2read.com/Sunflower-Season-for-Ukraine-


The Highlander’s Inconvenient Bride is Shortlisted!!

I’m thrilled to announce that my ‘A Highland Feuding’ story – THE HIGHLANDER’S INCONVENIENT BRIDE – is shortlisted for the Liberta Shorter Novel category of the Romantic Novelists Association (UK)’s Romance of the Year award!!

The winners will be announced on Monday, March 7th from London! Wish me luck!


Tempted by Her Viking Enemy is a Winner!

I’m so excited to announce that my book, TEMPTED BY HER VIKING ENEMY, won the Best Historical Romance category in the New Jersey Romance Writers’ Golden Leaf contest!

Part of the 5-book Sons of Sigurd series, TEMPTED tells the story of Sigurd’s eldest son who seeks out the truth of his father’s murder and his family’s destruction. Following clues discovered by his brothers, Brand Sigurdsson travels to Caithness (northeastern Scotland) to find the one behind the traitorous plot — and finds redemption and resolution. . . and love there.

Each story in the series stand alone but you’ll want to read all of them – by Michelle Willingham, Harper St. George, Michelle Styles, Jenni Fletcher and moi! It was an amazing experience collaborating with those talented authors and I’m glad I got the chance to work with them.

You can find links to all of them here.


Historical Romance Authors Halloween Hop!

This weekend 30 Historical Romance authors will be having a Halloween Hop with a prize of $150 gift card going to one entrant (chosen at random) who hops from site to site and collects the Halloween candies and treats! Beginning on Friday, 10/29 @8am and going until 11:59pm on Sunday, 10/31, the hop is a great way to find out more about these talented storytellers and their work.

All the deets and the place to start is here: Heather McCollum’s Halloween Hop

I hope you can join us for the Halloween fun ๐ŸŽƒ๐Ÿฆ‡๐Ÿ‘ป๐Ÿง™๐Ÿ•ท๐Ÿฆ‡!

๐˜ฝ๐™๐™’ – ๐™ž๐™› ๐™ฎ๐™ค๐™ช ๐™˜๐™ค๐™ฅ๐™ฎ ๐™ข๐™š ๐™ค๐™ฃ ๐™ฉ๐™๐™š ๐™š๐™ข๐™–๐™ž๐™ก ๐™ฌ๐™๐™š๐™ฃ ๐™ฎ๐™ค๐™ช ๐™จ๐™š๐™ฃ๐™™ ๐™ฉ๐™๐™š ๐™ง๐™š๐™จ๐™ช๐™ก๐™ฉ๐™จ ๐™ž๐™ฃ, ๐™ฎ๐™ค๐™ช’๐™ก๐™ก ๐™—๐™š ๐™š๐™ฃ๐™ฉ๐™š๐™ง๐™š๐™™ ๐™ž๐™ฃ ๐™ข๐™ฎ ๐™ค๐™ฌ๐™ฃ ๐™จ๐™ฅ๐™š๐™˜๐™ž๐™–๐™ก ๐™ก๐™ž๐™ฉ๐™ฉ๐™ก๐™š ๐™™๐™ง๐™–๐™ฌ๐™ž๐™ฃ๐™œ ๐™ฉ๐™ค๐™ค!

(๐ท๐‘–๐‘ ๐‘๐‘™๐‘Ž๐‘–๐‘š๐‘’๐‘Ÿ: ๐‘กโ„Ž๐‘–๐‘  ๐‘”๐‘–๐‘ฃ๐‘’๐‘Ž๐‘ค๐‘Ž๐‘ฆ ๐‘–๐‘  ๐‘๐‘’๐‘–๐‘›๐‘” ๐‘‘๐‘œ๐‘›๐‘’ ๐‘๐‘ฆ ๐‘Ž ๐‘”๐‘Ÿ๐‘œ๐‘ข๐‘ ๐‘œ๐‘“ ๐‘Ž๐‘ข๐‘กโ„Ž๐‘œ๐‘Ÿ๐‘  ๐‘Ž๐‘›๐‘‘ ๐‘–๐‘  ๐‘›๐‘œ๐‘ก ๐‘๐‘œ๐‘›๐‘›๐‘’๐‘๐‘ก๐‘’๐‘‘ ๐‘ก๐‘œ ๐‘œ๐‘Ÿ ๐‘ ๐‘๐‘œ๐‘›๐‘ ๐‘œ๐‘Ÿ๐‘’๐‘‘ ๐‘๐‘ฆ ๐น๐‘Ž๐‘๐‘’๐‘๐‘œ๐‘œ๐‘˜. ๐‘‰๐‘œ๐‘–๐‘‘ ๐‘คโ„Ž๐‘’๐‘Ÿ๐‘’ ๐‘๐‘Ÿ๐‘œโ„Ž๐‘–๐‘๐‘–๐‘ก๐‘’๐‘‘. ๐‘๐‘œ ๐‘๐‘ข๐‘Ÿ๐‘โ„Ž๐‘Ž๐‘ ๐‘’ ๐‘Ÿ๐‘’๐‘ž๐‘ข๐‘–๐‘Ÿ๐‘’๐‘‘.)


October Goings-On!

October is already underway and I wanted to share a couple of upcoming things with you all —

Online Giveaways and Goodies!

Spooky Romances at Special Prices

Being the spooky month of October, I’m doing a special promo for one of my spooky romances – THE STORYTELLER. It’s set in the GHOSTS OF CULLODEN MOOR world and is about the ghost of a Highland warrior who is stuck on Culloden Moor after the battle and is given a chance at freedom or revenge. When Struan is sent to Fiona Masters, he discovers that maybe he can help another suffering soul. But maybe they can actually save each other?

This is at a special price through October – along with some of my favorite authors’ spooky historical romances – Go here to find them all!

Historical Romance Halloween Hop!

30 historical romance authors are doing a Halloween Hop from October 29 – 31st! Visit the FB party page and find links. Follow links to find our favorite Halloween treats. Report those candies/treats and you have a chance to win $150 gift card! Woohoo! Join our FB group here and get ready for Trick or Treat!

For Writers:

Antique typewriter with aged textured paper sheet. Sample text The End

On Saturday, October 16th, I’ll be speaking (virtually) to the RWA Online Chapter about writing the rest of the story once you type THE END – about synopses and query letters and epilogues and more. It will be accessible via Zoom and is open to members and non-members. If you’re interested, more info and registration can be found here:

Hope you’ll try out my ghost story and join me on the Halloween Hop, too! Happy/Spooky October to you!


New Book – New Events!

With the release of THE HIGHLANDER’S INCONVENIENT BRIDE on July 27th, I’m going to be doing some celebratory events all through August – and I hope you’ll join me!

To celebrate, Iโ€™ll be taking over the Historical Romance Lovers FB group on Tuesday, August 3, Amy Jareckiโ€™s Historical Romance Fan FB Club on Friday, August 6 and taking over Cupboard Maker Bookstore’s FB page on August 13 in advance of an in-person signing there on Saturday, August 21 as part of National Romance Weekend! Then I’ll be the featured author in Kathryn LeVequeโ€™s Historical Romance Book Club during the week of August 22.ย 

You do need to be on Facebook and join those groups to take part, but I will be chatting, playing games, offering exclusive giveaways in each one. ย (Links to and info about all these are on my EVENTS page on my website if you need more.


Booksweeps – Yep! Another Chance to win!

As I mentioned, I’m involved in a couple of Summer promotions and this one is a Historical Christmas in July with a chance to win books and an ereader, too!

So much summer reading! Enjoy! Good luck!


Dragonblade Summer Giveaway!

I’m so excited that I’m going to be writing a Regency Edinburgh set series with Dragonblade next year BUT for now, I’m taking part in their Days of Summer giveaway! Good stuff in time for beach or pool or just summer reading!

To enter, click the image above or go to: https://bit.ly/2RW4igQ

Good luck and Happy Reading!