Cover Reveal, Thailand update and a poll!
Dec 14, 2022 5:37 am
How are you doing?
I am finally back from my vacation in Thailand. And let me tell you, I needed a break. I lay on the beach, traveled to different islands, went to an elephant sanctuary and ate Thai food. Now, with the renewed strength I am back and ready to write more stories! I have quite a few of them planned in 2023!
Before I share some photos with you from my vacation, do a cover reveal and share some awesome book recommendations, I have a poll! What is your favorite book of 2022 from me?
Leave your votes below! (Just click on the title or on the image)
One respondent will win book mail from me!
Speaking of book mail. While I was on vacation my bookmarks finally got printed! Here's a photo (oh man, this email will have a looot of photos, beware):
So, if you want to get these bad boys and girls, and a book from me, scroll back up and vote for your favorite release of 2022!
Once you're done voting, let's talk a little about Thailand.
Have you ever been there? This was my first time and I loved it very much! From the elephant sanctuary where they take care of old and injured animals that were abused for the tourist industry all their lives, to wonderful beaches, friendly people and spicy food--everything was fabulous.
I was happy to learn that Thailand is turning away from Elephant rides, and are moving toward preservation of those beautiful animals. And I hope circuses and other shows will follow suit.
Here are some photos!
Continuing the tradition of this email being full of images... there's an official cover reveal of book 6 in The Shadows series!
The description for this one is short one for now. But I want to hear your guesses... Who is Helen's hero?
A grieving widow, but never a wife
Mrs. Helen St. John was deeply in love with her first husband, and so was he. At least that's what she thought before he died. Now she lives with her cousins by marriage and gets a glimpse of what love and passion are truly like. Determined to find passion in life for herself she asks the most notorious rogue to teach her lessons in seduction. Little does she know that she has invited a serpent into the nest.
I hope you're having a great week!
As usual I have some recommendations from my friends.
New Releases from my friends:
Italy...fair Juliet...a Scottish laird... This isn't the love story you're expecting!
He loves me…
Scene: The Italian countryside, where Miss Juliet Windermere awaits a confession of love from the man of her dreams. What she gets is a declaration that she looks like the woman of his dreams…who is currently a thousand miles away—in Scotland.
She loves me NOT…
Scene: The Scottish Highlands, where Lord Rory Macbeth, Viscount Kilmuir, has no thoughts of wooing the girl next door. But Juliet doesn’t know that. He’s sure she’s never liked him, but when the talented poet says she’ll help him win his true love, he begins to see a whole new side to her.
The course of true love never did run smooth…
Juliet hopes writing the poem will end her stubborn crush on Rory. Instead, working together leads to new discoveries, and a kiss in the rain reveals the playful passion only they ignite in each other.
But can Rory convince his warrior poet that she, and only she, is his heart’s desire?
In this enemies-to-lovers Regency romance by USA Today bestselling author Charlie Lane, a lady who dares too much and a brute who dares too little engage in a battle of wits.
Lady Sarah Hampton would rather sew up a wound than tend to her own heart. Or matrimonial prospects. When the small hospital she’s been volunteering at faces financial peril, she seeks to save them the best way she knows how—one dare, one wager, and one foolish rake at a time. No matter the risk to herself. If her friend’s irritatingly handsome and brutish brother doesn’t stand in her way.
Xavier Evans, Viscount Flint may be known as the Dare King to his old chums, but to Lady Sarah, he’s the King of Brutes. He’d take offense if he weren’t so busy trying to be a better man, the type who rises above insult, never gives it, and protects his family. But when his sister’s happiness hinges on her friend’s safety, he’ll have to figure out how to keep the sharp-tongued and beautiful Lady Sarah—who hates him—safe, too.
Sarah is willing to risk it all, and Xavier will do what it takes to stop her. As the game of dares draws them closer, it reveals a hidden threat, and these enemies must work together or hurt those they love… including each other.
They have no choice but to break all the rules. Hopefully their hearts will avoid the same fate…
Millicent Strong has no time for the nobility and their nonsense. Making sure her shop is ready for Christmas requires her full focus. So, when a brooding, battle-scarred lord shows up making ludicrous claims about her being the daughter of a duke, Millicent’s tempted to send him away. But there’s something about him that keeps her from saying no…to anythinghe wants…
Gabriel is desperate. The only way to rescue his sister from a marriage worse than death is to use Millicent as leverage against her vile father. The last thing he expected was for her to cooperate with his wild plan. And her offer to bring in The Kidnap Club? Even better. Now all he’ll have to do is figure out how to stop kissing his oh-so-willing victim…
But a fake kidnapping can lead to some very real—and problematic—feelings. When all is said and done, Millicent and Gabriel will need a lot more than the magic of the holiday season to make it to happily ever after…
If you adore rags to riches love stories, brooding heroes who are certain they are beyond redemption, and a heroine determined to fight for what's right, you'll love this Christmas mystery tale!