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Date: June, 2013 VOLUME 8, ISSUE # 6


FEATURED AUTHOR—JEAN JOACHIM BIOGRAPHY Jean Joachim, wife and mother of two sons, is owned by a rescued pug named Homer. She’s been writing nonfiction for what seemed like forever until she got up the nerve to try fiction. It was love. Now she spends her days in New York City in the company of her characters, with a cup of tea and a secret stash of black licorice.

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IF I LOVED YOU Secret Cravings Publishing Does love always mean total truth? Successfully shunning the limelight, Megan Davis kept her family secret safe. Disrespectful of tabloid superstars, Meg was shocked when selected to launch a celebrity division in her investment firm. Gorgeous, magnetic movie star Chaz Duncan valued privacy above all else. Drawn to Megan for more than financial advice, will he share a secret or continue his highprofile but lonely existence? Jealousy, deceit, and scandal threaten two careers and the quest for true love and trust in this roller-coasterride contemporary romance.


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RED CARPET ROMANCE Secret Cravings Publishing Why is gorgeous movie star Quinn Roberts sharing his space with a baby he calls “Junior” if it isn’t his own? Susanna Barnes, live-in nanny, can’t figure him out. Overwhelming mutual heat melts his guarded heart and her reserve until a slip of the tongue shatters his dreams. Will she unravel the mystery of Junior’s birth and will they regain lost trust?

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ABOUT MFRW The Marketing for Romance Writers group is focused on learning marketing and publicity. We discuss ways to advance our careers, brainstorm new ventures and ideas, get feedback, and find others interested in mutual promotion. Our motto is "Seek, teach, share, learn, succeed." We welcome marketing-related materials that ask questions, offer promos or ideas, MFRW GROUP or request help, advice, or opinions. We offer opportunities to join others MarketingForRomanceWriters/ in promotional efforts. As fellow authors (published and not-yet), publishers, literary agents, editors, author promo groups, promo assistants, and artists, we are your support group and co-workers. Need to buy pens, pins, or other goodies? Found a great place to do that? Please share. We are open to all fiction and non-fiction genres without limit. We do not discuss writing per se; we focus on creating an image and using it effectively. Pitch sessions and calls for submission are welcome. Your MFRW Staff Who we are: Where to find us: Kayelle Allen, Founder Karen Cote, Promotions Manager Lynn Crain, Blog Director R. J. Garside, Member Liaison Jeanne Barrack Catrina Barton Mona Karel, Blog Hop Coordinator


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To Our Readers... Welcome to the MFRW newsletter, the book release newsletter brought to you by Marketing for Romance Writers and its members. This newsletter provides information on recent, current, and upcoming releases.

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Young Adult Chocolate Chip Cookies by Rochelle Weber


Fantasy Lavender Cookies by Kayelle Allen The Enchanted by Elaine Cantrell

Inspirational Happiness Cake by Karen Coté


Fantasy Alternative Lifestyles

Contemporary Vegetable Medley by Emerald Eclipse of the Heart by Carly Carson Heartstrings by Sara Walter Ellwood Pippa’s Fantasy by Donna Gallagher Love Unleashed by Marcia James Fantasy Fulfilled by Angela Skaggs Temporary Roommates by Lynn Cahoon For the Love of His Life by Fiona McGier Memories of Love by Jean Joachim There Goes the Groom by Jana Richards Sarah’s Soldier by Donna Gallagher

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Contemporary Alternative Lifestyles Sweet Broccoli Salad by Kayelle Allen His Alone by Keta Diablo Hold My Hand by Paloma Beck Hypnotize Me by Taylor Brooks

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Historical Cornish Pasty by Rochelle Weber The Marriage Alliance by Mageela Troché Lady Elinor’s Escape by Linda McLaughlin Rules of Engagement by Jillian Leigh

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Historical Alternative Lifestyle Tarnished Gold by Brita Addams


Paranormal Terry’s Chorizo Dip by Mona Karel Weaver of Dreams by Brenda Sparks No Little Thing by S. C. Dane Carousel Déjà Vu Anthology Fated by Angela Skaggs Silver Blade by Charlotte Copper Paranormal Alternative Lifestyle CONTINUED ON PAGE 5

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INCLUDED IN THIS ISSUE CONTINUED FROM PAGE 4 Sci-Fi/Futuristic Chocolate Lava Cake by Paloma Beck The Brain Exchange by Robin Glasser Dominated by Desire by Barbara Donlon Bradley Leaving Who by Cynthianna Switched Resolution by Diane Burton Unwanted Desire by Barbara Donlon Bradley Sci-Fi/Futuristic Alternative Lifestyle Forbid My Heart: A Luc and Rah Story by Kayelle Allen

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Steampunk Romance Steampunk Pot Roast by Rochelle Weber An Automated Death by Teresa Reasor

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Suspense Cabbage Burgers by Kitty Barton Lapses of Memory by M. S. Spencer Stone of Heaven by L. A. Sartor The Last Execution by Jerrie Alexander

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And The Final Talley Is: $356,339 Is that a huge amount or what? We easily surpassed last year’s total to set a new record (and smashed through $2 million as a cumulative total). Yay! Every year we have several standout people, and we like to recognize them publicly. I hope this doesn’t take away from the fact that the auction would not be successful without each and every one of you—it’s just a little extra thank you for those who really pushed hard to raise our totals. Agent of the Year Jim McCarthy Editor of the Year Esi Sogah Author of the Year Nancy Naigle Auction MVPs (Most Valuable People) We had amazing support from so many Romance Writers of America members, but a special thanks to authors Debbie Kaufman and Anna Kathryn Lanier who each hosted numerous categories in this year's auction. Thank you so much for your tireless dedication to the auction. RWA Chapter of the Year This year I'm thrilled to say my local chapter, THE SACRAMENTO VALLEY ROSE, hit it out of the park with some amazing donations. Thank you to all the authors and members who donated and helped spread the word about the auction. A special thanks to... Hank Phillippi Ryan, Dianna Love, Lauren Jameson, Anna DeStefano, Dianne Drake and agent Kristin Nelson who have been with the auction for YEARS and always come up with a

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whole category of items to put on the auction block! To The Salt Cay Writers Retreat who offered not only reads from agents at Folio Literary Management, but also a registration to their writer's retreat in the Bahamas valued at $4,000! Shelley Laurenston once again drove so much traffic to the auction we couldn't keep up! Thank you, Shelley! You definitely have the magic touch! Sylvia Day and Kristen Ashley were also big hitters in this department. And to Olga Grun, who year after year, donates such beautiful items from all around the world. Your generosity and enthusiasm is one of the highlights of our year. Above and Beyond To all our donors this year who offered amazing items and opportunities. Without you and our loyal shoppers, we wouldn't have reached our goals. We cannot thank you enough. Lastly, this auction could not happen without the support and efforts of so many. As always, to my assistant, Anna J Stewart, and her team that includes volunteers (you read that right—these three people donate countless hours) Danita Moon, Stephanie Novembri and Lauren Jameson. Also, huge thanks to Pierce Mattie, our PR guru who also donates his time to help us behind the scenes. Pierce brought in items worth over $50,000 this year on top of all the PR help. Wow! I’d Also Like to Announce all the prize and raffle winners (these are also

posted on the front page of the auction): GRAND PRIZE Winner: Dina Stornello iPad Winner: Emily Sweet For Writers Raffle: Merissa Muery For Readers Raffle: Elizabeth Pool Coach Purse with Gift Cards Raffle: Tamra Baumann Laptop Raffle: Dawn Gothro Congratulations to these ladies! It’s hard to believe another year has come to a close. We are excited for the break (lol!!) but already looking forward to our 10th Anniversary next year. Please put it on your calendar and white list our addresses. We had so much trouble getting through spam filters this year. Here’s to all of you! Please give yourselves a huge round of applause because you're getting a standing ovation from me!

I would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to my co-sponsors: MJ Rose and Authorbuzz Writer's Digest Author K.M. Daughters Pierce Mattie Communications, Inc. Publisher’s Weekly RT Book Review Magazine New York Times Bestselling Author Gemma Halliday


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To whet your appetite for our Summer Camp, we’re featuring recipes from our staff to introduce each genre throughout this month’s Newsletter. Bon Appétit! Page 7

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Summer Camp Recipe

Chocolate Chip Cookies Rochelle Weber Ingredients: 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon salt 1 cup (2 sticks) butter, softened 3/4 cup granulated sugar 3/4 cup packed brown sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 2 large eggs 2 cups (12-oz. pkg.) chocolate chips (Optional) 1 cup chopped nuts Directions: Preheat oven to 375째 F. Combine flour, baking soda, and salt in small bowl. Beat butter, granulated sugar, brown sugar, and vanilla extract in large mixer bowl until creamy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Gradually beat in flour mixture. Stir in morsels and nuts. Drop by rounded tablespoon onto ungreased baking sheets. Bake for 9 to 11 minutes or until golden brown. Cool on baking sheets for 2 minutes; remove to wire racks to cool completely.

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Summer Camp Recipe

Recipe for a Happiness Cake Karen CotĂŠ Take a couple of good deeds, a measure of thoughtfulness, a heaping tablespoon of consideration, a sizable portion of forgiveness and mix thoroughly with tears of joy and seeds of faith. Blend daily into your life, baked with the warmth of love, served with a blessing and a smile to make a life full of peace and happiness. From "A Victorian Grimoire" by Patricia Selsco, as quoted in the newsletter of The Fragrant Garden, Erina, N.S.W. Australia.

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Summer Camp Recipe

Vegetable Medley Emerald Ingredients: 1 clove garlic, minced/chopped 1/4 - 1/2 cup chopped cilantro (depending on how much you like cilantro) 1 1/2 T. extra virgin olive oil Juice from half a lime 1 diced red pepper 1 diced yellow pepper 1 1/2 cup chopped broccoli 1 diced avocado Directions: Heat skillet to medium-high and add olive oil, followed by salt to taste and garlic. Follow with chopped peppers, broccoli, and half the cilantro. Stir occasionally (for even cooking), adding lime juice. Dice avocado and set aside. When veggies are cooked to desired tenderness, remove from heat and pour into serving bowl. Let sit to cool for about five minutes; add avocado and remaining cilantro, stir gently, and serve.

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April Release By: Carly Carson

Eclipse of the Heart

April 1, 2013

Amanda Thompson is offered her dream job as a junior executive at a Manhattan venture firm. The terms are a little vague, but she has a seriously ill sister to provide for, and her new boss is a seriously attractive man. Failure is not an option, so she'll keep her eye on the prize, and her heart and body out of the mix‌despite the boss's overly personal interest in her. Logan Winter is a hard-driving business tycoon who likes his sex life hot and his emotional life cold. His new high-end call girl is a little different from the ordinary bimbos who fill the role. That's okay, since he's ready for different. Even discovering the mistake that's been made is okay, because he knows how to get what he wants‌and he wants Amanda.

Publisher: Cupid Publishing ISBN: 978-1-939933-00-3 BUY LINK/S: Amazon: BN: ean=2940016605272 All Romance eBooks: Genre: Contemporary Romance Novel Length: 280 Pages Warnings: Explicit Sex Heat Level: R Format: E-Book Author Website: Facebook: Twitter: Pinterest: Goodreads: Page 13


April Release By: Sara Walter Ellwood


April 1, 2013

The last person Abby Crawford wants to face down is country music superstar Seth Kendall. Last time she did, she flat-out lied so he’d go to Nashville without her. She’s never understood why their mutual best friend proposed, but she went with it so her baby wouldn’t be fatherless. Now she’s a divorced mother of a teenager, and secretly Seth’s biggest fan. Seth is home in McAllister, Texas, for his father’s funeral���and a chance to meet the daughter he’s never known. He’s willing to face the music and admit he’s known about his little girl all along. For fifteen years he’s kept his distance because Abby told him she didn’t love him. But now he won’t leave until he knows his daughter, even if it means facing the woman who broke his heart. Confessing she’s lied about her daughter’s paternity won’t be easy for Abby, especially with her ex blackmailing her. And Seth doesn’t know the hardest truth of all: Every love song he plays still plucks her heartstrings. Publisher: Lyrical Press, Inc. ISBN: 9781616504557 BUY LINK/S: Publisher: heartstrings/ Amazon: ref=la_B00AWHTNMW_1_2? ie=UTF8&qid=1364753430&sr=1-2 BN: heartstrings-sara-walter-ellwood/1114954308? ean=2940016571454 Genre: Contemporary Length: 167 Pages Price: $5.99 Page 14

Warnings: Spicy Sex Heat Level: R Format: E-Book in Multiple Formats Author Website: Author Blog/s: blog/ Amazon Author Page: -Walter-Ellwood/e/B00AWHTNMW/ ref=ntt_athr_dp_pel_pop_1 Barnes & Noble Author Page: http:// Facebook: sarawalterellwood.ceradubois/ Twitter: Goodreads: show/6869635.Sara_Walter_Ellwood 7

April Release

By: Donna Gallagher

Pippa’s Fantasy

April 1, 2013

What’s a girl to do when her fantasy is within reach? Grab it with both hands, of course— then try to live with the consequences. He was her childhood crush, her fantasy man. Pippa spent her teenage years surrounded by players from the Sydney Jets rugby league team. The fit and muscular bodies that made up the team her father used to coach were an ever-present part of her formative years. But he was the only one of that group of high-profile men who ever caught her interest. From the moment Pippa first set eyes on the handsome future star, he owned her heart. Mitchell ‘the Rookie’ Harris sauntered into her life and nothing has been the same since.

Publisher: Total-E-Bound Publishing ISBN: 978-1-78184-262-1 BUY LINK: Genres: Contemporary, Erotic Length: 106 Pages Price: $5.76 Warnings: Extremely Graphic Sex Heat Level: R+ Format: E-Book in Multiple Formats Author Website: Author Blog/s: Facebook: Twitter: Goodreads:

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April Release By: Marcia James

Love Unleashed

April 5, 2013

His best laid plans... DJ “Rabid Ron” Hart has a grand scheme to win back the woman he loves. It involves an animal adoption fair, a goofy hairless dog named Charlie, and an offer she can’t refuse. Her hidden desires... Cara Wilson has fantasies she’s never admitted, and her ex-boyfriend still features in her erotic dreams. If only he didn’t keep his bad-boy urges so tightly leashed. Tonight they’ll learn that winning sometimes takes losing control. NOTE: This 50-page, contemporary romance short story features an R-rated reunion of a couple ready for a little "sexploration." Publisher: Marcia James ISBN: 978-0-9837033-3-4 Amazon ASIN: B00C81G1P2 BUY LINK/S: Amazon: BN: Genre: Contemporary Romance Length: 50 Pages Price: $0.99 Warnings: Explicit Sex Heat Level: R Format: E-Book in Multiple Formats Author Website: Facebook: Twitter:

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April Release By: Angela Skaggs

Fantasy Fulfilled

April 20, 2013

Liz Torkelson longs for Mr. Right, and when she gets a chance with the one that got away, she's in for the night of her life. She's always wanted Marcus Vanatier but doesn't think she'll ever have an opportunity to be with him. When a chance meeting puts them together again, sparks fly.

Publisher: Silver Publishing ISBN: 9781614959151 BUY LINK: main_page=advanced_search_result&search_in_description=1&zenid=de50ef2d25ac30d48dd7e152d597275e&ke yword=Fantasy+Fulfilled Genre: Contemporary Length: 44 Pages Price: $1.99 Warnings: None Heat Level: R Format: E-Book in Multiple Formats Author Website:

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April Release By: Lynn Cahoon

Temporary Roommates

April 22, 2013

When a determined nurse and a hot intern find the perfect apartment—the same perfect apartment—they must find a way to share it for ninety days without killing each other. Annie Baxter has her dream job. Now, all she needs is a cheap apartment close to the hospital. Troy Saunders knows his life as an intern is all about the long hours. He doesn’t have time to play doctor to some Nurse Barbie. So when his sister finds a great apartment within walking distance to work and next to the best running paths in the city, he’s sold. Two leasing agents, two prospective renters, one apartment. Can they co-exist without fireworks?

Publisher: Passion in Print ISBN: B00CGK23EI Buy Link: Genre: Contemporary Romance Warnings: None Heat Level: R Format: E-Book in Multiple Formats Author Website: Author Blog/s: Facebook: Twitter: Goodreads:

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May Release By: Fiona McGier

For the Love of His Life

May 1, 2013

Can a sexy Hispanic action movie star find himself in the BWCA of upper Minnesota? Will the local woman he grows to love believe someone who "lies for a living"? When a famous action star needs to clean up for a major role that even he doubts he can deliver, the director sends him to a resort owned by his grandmother in upper Minnesota’s Boundary Waters Canoe Area to learn to commune with nature. His guide is Veronica, the director's cousin, a tall, athletic woman who has the relaxed, sensible nature of someone who knows herself well. Raul's initial clumsy attempt to seduce her makes her he calls her fat. Is there any hope that their relationship will progress beyond its rocky start? And can Raul overcome his partying nature to discover what is really important in life?

Publisher: Eternal Press ISBN: 9781615729210 BUY LINK/S: Publisher: Amazon: ie=UTF8&qid=1370283288&sr=8-1&keywords=for+the+love+of+his+life+fiona+mcgier Genre: Contemporary Erotic Romance Length: 81,474 Words [Ed. Note: @ 272 Pages] Price: $6.95 Warnings: Explicit Sex, Multiple Partners Heat Level: R+ Format: Print, and E-Book in Multiple Formats Author Website/Blog: Facebook: Goodreads: Page 19


May Release By: Jean Joachim

Memories of Love

May 5, 2013

Cara, starring in her first movie, discovers she’s pregnant. When she calls her lover Grant to tell him, she’s blown away by his quickie marriage to Evelyn. Separated by three thousand miles, Cara must struggle on alone. Incapacitated by illness, she’s forced to give up her child to Grant and his wife. Cara pursues a successful screen career as a leading lady while Grant and Evelyn raise little Sarah. Despondent over the absence of her daughter, Cara pays an investigator to take pictures so she can watch her grow up from afar. Unbeknownst to her, the pictures inspire a predator who lurks in the background. Five years later, Fate strikes, reuniting Grant and Cara by chance. Marriage vows and a jealous wife stand between them. A wily pedophile threatens Sarah’s life. Will the former lovers overcome huge obstacles and discover that true love never dies or lose it all?

Publisher: Secret Cravings Publishing ISBN: 978-1-61885-673-9 Amazon ASIN: B00COB539Q BUY LINK/S: Publisher: http:// main_page=book_info&cPath=4&products_id=589 &zenid=e0e95bebaee1a4bdf33707521668a4cf Amazon: ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1370283937&sr=81&keywords=memories+of+love+jean+joachim

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Genre: Contemporary Length: 56,000 Words [Ed. Note @ 186 Pages] Price: $4.99 Warnings: None Heat Level: R 3 flames out of 5 (spicy) Format: E-Book in Multiple Formats, Then Print In 3 Months Author Website: Author Blog/s: Facebook: Twitter: Goodreads: show/334810.Jean_Joachim


May Release By: Jana Richards

There Goes the Groom

May 17, 2013

Eight years ago Tony left Olivia at the altar. He was sure she didn't really want to marry him. Now he's back, and they're forced to work together. Coming home isn't easy for Tony because of his unsteady relationship with his father. Even before Tony's return, Olivia questioned her love for her fiancé, a man she chose because he was safe. The last thing she wants is a loveless, faithless marriage like the one her parents have. When Tony, who never stopped loving her, insists her fiancé is wrong for her, Olivia sets out to prove him wrong. But the sexual chemistry between them is still strong, and so are her feelings for him. How can she break her engagement and hurt her fiancé as she was once hurt? How can she trust Tony not to abandon her like he did before?

Publisher: Uncial Press ISBN: 978-1-60174-159-2 Amazon ASIN: B00CUQR7RG BUY LINK/S: Publisher: Amazon: ref=sr_1_1?s=digitaltext&ie=UTF8&qid=1369069255&sr=11&keywords=Jana+Richards BN:

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ean=2940016730424 Genre: Contemporary Length: 52,500 Words [@ 173 Pages] Price: $6.99 Warnings: Explicit Sex Heat Level: R Format: E-Book in Multiple Formats Author Website: Author Blog: Facebook: JanaRichardsAuthor Twitter: Amazon Author Page: author/janarichards


June Release By: Donna Gallagher

Sarah’s Soldier

June 7, 2013

When Sarah, digital and social media coordinator—or “digi-chick” as she’s been called—is asked to babysit the special guest at the Jets Rugby League Club’s annual Anzac Day clash, she’s hesitant. What will the returning war hero, wounded from battle, think when he lays eyes on her dyed, flaming red hair and her face full of metal piercings? More than likely, the rule-following, uniform-wearing conformist will take one look at her and double-time it away from her feral-looking behind. But the sexual attraction that sizzles between Sarah and Dylan is evident from their first touch, and despite the walls around both their hearts that protect from childhood loss and pain, they are keen to take advantage of the sheet-scorching, orgasm-exploding sexual tension that is simmering between them. Of course, falling in love was never part of the plan.

Publisher: Total-E-Bound

Author Website: http://

ISBN: 978-1-78184-337-6


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Genre: Contemporary Erotic


Length: 124 Pages


Price: $5.76


Warnings: Steamy Sex and Violence


Heat Level: R


Format: E-Book in Multiple Formats

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Summer Camp Recipe

Sweet Broccoli Salad Kayelle Allen Salad Ingredients 1 head fresh broccoli, chopped into small, bite-size pieces 1/2 red bell pepper, sliced and chopped 3/4 cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese 1/4 large red onion, chopped small 1/4 cup raisins 6 slices crisp bacon, crumbled 1/3 cup sunflower seeds Dressing Ingredients 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar 1 tablespoon white sugar (or equivalent in sugar substitute) 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/3 cup mayonnaise 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice Directions In a large bowl, combine crumbled bacon, broccoli, cheese, red bell pepper, onion, sunflower seeds, and raisins. Prepare the dressing in a small bowl by whisking together the red wine vinegar, sugar, pepper, salt, mayonnaise and lemon juice. Combine dressing with salad. Cover, and refrigerate until ready to serve. Hint: Save time by cooking bacon in microwave. Drain on paper towels.

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March Release

By: Keta Diablo

His Alone

March 5, 2013

Cleo has a problem. When she met Elliott, the maestro of Doms, eight months ago, he laid out the rules窶馬o questions, no whining, and definitely no ties. But the lines blurred somewhere along the line, and she crossed them. Now, she's in over her head with feelings for the beautiful man she shouldn't covet. For her own preservation, she must end their weekly sessions and eat her heart in the process. But her Dom has problems of his own. Has he stepped over the same hazy boundaries?

Publisher: Keta Diablo Amazon ASIN: B00BPFWLM4 BUY LINK/S: Amazon: BN: Genre: Contemporary Alt. Life Length: 55 Pages Price: $1.99 Warnings: BDSM, Explicit Sex Heat Level: R+ Format: E-Book in Multiple Formats Author Website: Facebook: Twitter:

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April Release By: Paloma Beck

Hold My Hand

April 1, 2013

Aubrey has been hurt in the past, discouraged and degraded by a heartless father. Still, William sees something in her that won't allow him to walk away. Instantly drawn to her but intuitive enough to take it slowly, he courts her. Then he bargains, persuades, and seduces until he ensnares Aubrey with his commanding nature. He’s everything she ever needed but never had the courage to want. Despite the fight she puts up in accepting William's lifestyle, the bonds he places on Aubrey give her a freedom she desperately needs. Together, they heal old wounds and find their perfect love.

Publisher: Self ISBN: 978-1301768714 Amazon ASIN: B00C2RDSSA BUY LINK/S: Smashwords: books/view/298418 Amazon: e/B008XMXGGW Amazon UK: -Hand-Dont-Alone/dp/1483986470/ref=sr_1_1? ie=UTF8&qid=1365523212&sr=81&keywords=paloma+beck Barnes & Noble: http:// Kobo: page1.html?s=5z3qNzffk0K6XyxiCAZlJQ&r=7

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All Romance eBooks: https:// Genre: Contemporary Alt. Life Length: 146 Pages Prices: Paperback: $6.99 E-Book: $2.99 Warnings: Explicit Sex, BDSM Heat Level: R+ Format: Print and E-Book in Multiple Formats Author Website: Author Blog/s: Pinterest: Facebook: HoldMyHandBook Twitter: Goodreads: show/17408218-hold-my-hand 8

April Release By: Taylor Brooks

Hypnotize Me Sultry SoCal 2

April 22, 2013

Jack “Tag” Taglieri is stuck in a rut. His everyday life of fighting fires and no social life is beginning to wear on his nerves. The building tension isn’t just getting to him; his brothers in the firehouse are starting to notice as well. Being a fireman, his head always has to be in the game, with no distractions from his personal life. Walt Newcome is a nurse trying to put his life back together again after yet another failed relationship. At his wit's end with men in general, he isn’t sure if he should give up entirely or just stop trying. When Tag is injured in a warehouse fire and Walt is the nurse charged with his care, the question isn’t whether or not Walt will help him recover. The question is who will end up healing whom as the two become more than mere patient and nurse.

Publisher: Siren Publishing ~ Everlasting Classic Imprint ISBN: 978-1-62242-431-3 Amazon ASIN: B00CXYP4I4 BUY LINK/S: Publisher: Amazon: B00CXYP4I4/ref=sr_1_1? ie=UTF8&qid=1370285689&sr=81&keywords=hypnotize+me+taylor+brooks

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Genre: Alternative Erotic Romance, GLBT, M/M Price: $5.50 Warnings: GLBT Content, Explicit Sex Heat Level: R+ Extremely Graphic Format: E-Book Author Website/Blog: http:// Facebook: Twitter: Goodreads: show/7033009.Taylor_Brooks


Summer Camp Recipe

Lavender Cookies Kayelle Allen Ingredients: 2 T dried lavender flowers (obtain in health food dept of store) 3/4 cup butter, softened 1/2 cup granulated sugar 1 t vanilla extract 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour Directions: Cream lavender flowers, butter, sugar, and vanilla extract. Stir in flour. Combine until dough is soft. Add a pinch of flour if needed to keep dough from being sticky. Refrigerate until dough is firm (1 to 2 hours). Roll dough into two-inch balls, place on ungreased cookie sheet and flatten with the bottom of a glass. Bake at 350 degrees for 10 to 12 minutes or until cookies are golden. Cool on wire racks. Makes 12 to 18 cookies.

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May Release By: Elaine Cantrell

The Enchanted

May 14, 2013

Forced by his father into a marriage he didn’t want, Prince Alan soon finds that his bride isn’t the sweet, submissive creature he expected. Morgane has the heart of a dragon and beauty beyond compare, but she isn’t thrilled about the marriage either. When black treachery threatens the kingdom, Morgane and Alan embark on a perilous journey that has an excellent chance of ending in failure and death for them and all of their people.

Publisher: Astraea Press ISBN: 978-1-62135-159-7 Amazon ASIN: B00CRUD242 BUY LINK/S: Publisher:!/~/ product/category=662245&id=23652384 Amazon: ie=UTF8&qid=1368888253&sr=81&keywords=the+enchanted+by+elaine+cantrell# _ BN: ean=2940016469416

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Genre: Romantic Fantasy Length: 219 Pages Price: $2.99 Warnings: None Heat Level: PG13 Format: E-Book Author Website: Author Blog/s: http:// Book Trailer URL: v=8nK184Gn8hw Facebook: Twitter: Goodreads:


Summer Camp Recipe

Cornish Pasties Rochelle Weber Pastry: Ingredients: 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour, plus extra for rolling 1 cup (2 sticks or 8 ounces) unsalted butter, very-cold, cut into 1/2 inch cubes or other shortening or a combination thereof 1 teaspoon salt 6 to 8 Tbsp ice water

days. Remove one crusts from the refrigerator. Let sit at room temperature for 5-10 minutes in order to soften just enough to make rolling out a bit easier. Roll out with a rolling pin on a lightly floured surface to a 6-inch circles; about 1/8 of an inch thick. As you roll out the dough, check if the dough is sticking to the surface below. If necessary, add a few sprinkles of flour under the dough to keep the dough from sticking.

Filling: Directions: Combine flour and salt, in a food processor; pulse to mix. Add butter and pulse 6 to 8 times, until mixture resembles coarse meal, with pea size pieces of butter. Add ice water 1 Tbsp at a time, pulsing until mixture just begins to clump together. If you pinch some of the crumbly dough and it holds together, it's ready. If the dough doesn't hold together, add a little more water and pulse again. Note that too much water will make the crust tough. (I have never used a machine. I use a fork and mix by hand.) Remove dough from machine and place in a mound on a clean surface. If you want an extra flaky crust, shmoosh the dough mixture into the table top with the heel of the palm of your hand a few times. This will help flatten the butter into layers between the flour which will help the resulting crust be flaky. You can easily skip this step if you want. Gently shape the dough mixture into disks. Work the dough just enough to form the disks, do not over-knead. You should be able to see little bits of butter in the dough. These small chunks of butter are what will allow the resulting crust to be flaky. Sprinkle a little flour around the disks. Wrap each disk in plastic wrap and refrigerate at least 1 hour, and up to 2

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Ingredients: Chopped or Ground Steak Egg Potato Celery Onion Salt Pepper Directions: Pre-heat oven to 375 or 400. Combine meat, egg, and diced veggies. Put a large spoonful in each pie crust, fold over, crimp edges, cut off excess crust, poke vents in tops, and bake about an hour until pie crust is golden and crispy. Or dump all the mixture into one or more full pie crust/ s, cover with flat pie crust/s, poke vents into top, and bake as above. Eat with catsup or steak sauce. Yum. Freezes and reheats well, too.

April Release By: Mageela Troche

The Marriage Alliance

April 16, 2013

Her hand in marriage could secure peace. Lady Ailsa Cameron has slept through a few masses. She isn’t the most patient of souls. However, the gentle lass never did anything wicked enough for her father, Laird Cameron, to demand she wed Black Duncan, the Laird of Clan MacLean. The leader of the Spartans of the north, Duncan MacLean inspires many gruesome tales in the majestic highlands and beyond. Duncan accepts Laird Cameron’s offer of his daughter’s hand in marriage to war against their shared enemy, Clan MacKinnon. Wed to the ravishing woman, he aches to possess her even as he vows never to lower his defenses again. Can past enemies become lovers? As love blooms between them, a betrayal incites a war endangering his clan, and jeopardizing Ailsa and Duncan’s lives and their chance to love ever after. Publisher: Secret Cravings Publishing ISBN: 978-1-61885-639-5 Amazon ASIN: BOOCH8UO12 BUY LINK/S: Publisher: http:// main_page=book_info&products_id=156&zenid=c cd178e0eaa2d9c0bb2d797241fe0252 Amazon: ie=UTF8&qid=1367206170&sr=81&keywords=mageela+troche BN: ean=2940016752624 Page 30

Genre: Historical Romance Length: 68,558 Words [@ 230 Pages] Price: $5.99 Warnings: None Heat Level: R Format: Print and E-Book in Multiple Formats Author Website: Author Blog/s: http:// Facebook: Mageela-Troche/138043666267292?ref=hl Twitter: Goodreads: show/7054733.Mageela_Troche


April Release By: Linda McLaughlin

Lady Elinor’s Escape

April 23, 2013

Lady Elinor Ashworth has always longed for adventure, but when she runs away from her abusive aunt, she finds more than she bargained for. Elinor fears her irrational aunt, who threatens Elinor and anyone she associates with. When she encounters an inquisitive gentleman, she accepts his help, but fearing for his safety, hides her identity by pretending to be a seamstress. She resists his questions, all the while fighting her attraction to him. There are too many women in barrister Stephen Chaplin's life, but he has never been able to turn his back on a damsel in distress. The younger son of a baronet is a rescuer of troubled females, an unusual vocation fueled by guilt over his failure to save the woman he loved from her brutal husband. He cannot help falling in love with his secretive seamstress, but the truth of her background reveals Stephen as the ineligible party.

Publisher: Self-Published ISBN: 978-0-9891101-1-2 Amazon ASIN: B00CHSNEII BN ID: 2940016434148 BUY LINK/S: Amazon: BN: Genre: History (Regency Romance) Length: 72,000 Words [@ 240 Pages]

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Price: $3.49 Warnings: None Heat Level: G Format: E-Book in Multiple Formats Author Website: Author Blog/s: Twitter: Goodreads: lindamclaughlin


May Release By: Jillian Leigh

The Rules of Engagement

May 22, 2013

Long ago, Hugh Trevalyn invented a fiancée to fend off marriage-minded females. Now he must procure the perfect girl to play the part. Who better than Amelia Grant, his oldest and dearest friend? She alone might understand—and forgive—his moment of madness upon beholding the beautiful Lucy Meriwether, a moment that resulted in Hugh’s first real proposal of marriage and Lucy’s vow to meet his ex-fiancée in the flesh. However, the proposed conversation snowballs into an elaborate charade involving Hugh’s rakish cousin, scandal, and inappropriate kisses. As Hugh risks Amelia’s friendship to win Lucy’s hand, a wise reader has to wonder: What exactly are the rules of engagement? And, after the battle, whose heart will be won?

Publisher: Boroughs Publishing Group ISBN: TBA Amazon ASIN: B00CXT6WTO BUY LINK/S: Publisher: http:// Amazon: BN: (Not Yet Available) Genre: Historical Length: 38,000 Words [@ 126 Pages]

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March Release By: Brita Addams

Tarnished Gold

March 25, 2013

In 1917, starstruck Jack Abadie strikes out for the gilded streets of the most sinful town in the country—Hollywood. With him, he takes a secret that his country hometown would never understand. After Jack is discovered, his talent, matinee-idol good looks propel him to stardom. But fame breeds distrust. Meeting Wyatt Maitland turns Jack’s life upside down. Old demons haunt him and love without trust is empty. As the 1920s roar, scandals rock the movie industry. Public tolerance of Hollywood's decadence has reached its limit. Under pressure to clean up its act, Jack’s studio issues an ultimatum—either forsake the man he loves and remain a boxoffice darling, or follow his heart and let his shining star fade to tarnished gold.

Publisher: Dreamspinner Press ISBN: 9781623804237 Amazon ASIN: B00C0LY2JM BUY LINK/S: Publisher: store/product_info.php?products_id=3667 Amazon: ref=sr_1_1_bnp_1_kin? ie=UTF8&qid=1364738714&sr=81&keywords=tarnished+gold Genre: Historical Alt. Life Length: 350 Pages Price: $6.99

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Summer Camp Recipe

Terry’s Chorizo Dip Mona Karel Ingredients: 1 lb ground beef ½ lb Chorizo (a Mexican sausage, either beef or pork) 1 Can (12 oz) Chili, no beans. I like Wolf brand. 1 lb Velveeta, cubed 1 Medium Onion, chopped 1 Bell Pepper, chopped (actually I’ve never added the Bell Pepper, though next time through I might, or might add roasted chopped Green Chile)

Possible additions or changes: You can do the browned part ahead of time, and finish it up later. Leftovers keep well for a couple days in the refrigerator. I started using Ground Turkey a while back, the flavor is marginally lighter and it’s less greasy. We have a fabulous local restaurant, Los Quatos, with a spicy cooked salsa. I sometimes add a half jar or so. Let your imagination run wild. Y'all can go wilder and pick up some tortilla chips or pita chips. I'm going Directions: to make this for several gatherings this summer, and Brown the Onion, add the Bell Pepper, then the have just a bit for myself with celery. Ground Beef and Chorizo. Drain off the grease. [Editor’s Note: Velveeta has glutens if you’re watchAt this point I go to the slow cooker; if you’re in a ing those, like me. ;-( ] hurry you can do it on the stove top. Pour the drained mix into the cooker along with the Velveeta and Chili. Let it all melt together. Enjoy with the chip of your choice, I’ve seen some people eat this as a thick soup. Really.

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March Release

By: Brenda Sparks

Weaver of Dreams

March 26, 2013

When guidance counselor Maggie O’Connell is plagued by terrible nightmares, she believes stress is the reason for her torment, but she couldn’t be more wrong. Unfortunately for Maggie, in the shadows of her dreams lurks a Dream Stalker who is addicted to the dark emotions produced by her night terrors. Zane, a Dream Weaver from another dimension, visits Maggie in her nighttime fantasies to discover there is more than just a Dream Stalker after her. As the man of her fantasies becomes real, Maggie’s true nightmare begins.

Publisher: Soul Mate Publishing ISBN: 978—1-61935-188-2 BUY LINK/S: Publisher: Amazon: ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=9325&creativeASIN=B00C16T11K&linkCode=as2&tag=wwwbrendaspar20# Genre: Paranormal/Fantasy Price: $4.99 Warnings: Explicit Sex Heat Level: R Format: E-Book in Multiple Formats Author Website: Book Trailer URL: Facebook: Twitter: Goodreads:

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April Release By: S. C. Dane

No Little Thing

April 10, 2013

Lily Fain’s life as a horror novelist isn’t perfect, but it suits her, even if she has written off true love in exchange for her fictional world of monsters. Then her imagined world comes to life when she discovers she has a stalker who isn’t the average fan, but a real vampire who wants her dead. Griffyd Fychan is a vampire-killer who is seven feet of lithe muscles, quick reflexes, and an explosion of ferocity that strikes terror in those he hunts, and even in those he rescues. But when the slayer steps between Lily and her vampire stalker, Griffyd’s instincts not only compel him to protect her from their mutual enemy, but to bond with her, as well. The problem? Griffyd isn’t human—he belongs within the pages of Lily’s horror novels. Faced with the menacing vampire-killer’s affections, will Lily retreat in fear to her author’s life? Or will she surrender to her dark passion for Griffyd, whose bonding to her could alter her in ways neither one could have ever foreseen? Publisher: Jupiter Gardens Press ISBN: TBA BUY LINK: Genre: Paranormal Romance Length: 92,000 Words [@ 306 Pages] Price: $4.99 Warnings: Sex Scenes Heat Level: R Format: E-Book Author Website: Author Blog/s: Facebook: Twitter: Page 36


April Release By: Anthology

Carousel Déjà Vu

April 26, 2013

Authors: Mary Marvella, Melba Moon, Pam Varnado, Nancy Knight, and Others Edited By: Nancy Knight Some places are magical, and some are magical for a select few people. Carousel Déjà Vu is such a place. To the ordinary rider, the beautifully restored horses, animals, and fantasy creatures are just that—a carnival ride. But for others, those in whom Jackson Nighttraveller senses a need, that same carousel animals become transporters in time or dimension to a place where they can change a life—or even save one. Hop aboard—if you dare.

Publisher: Gilded Dragonfly Books Amazon ASIN: B00CH7ERH6 BUY LINK: Amazon: Genre: Paranormal Short Story Anthology Length: @ 245 Pages Price: $6.99 Warnings: None Heat Level: PG Format: Print and E-Book in Multiple Formats Author Website: Author Blog/s: Facebook: Twitter:

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May Release


By: Angela Skaggs

May 28, 2013

They've been here before, long in the past and are chosen once more to become the physical manifestation of the Gods, tasked with recreating the ritual of Midsummer Solstice and continuing the cycle of life. Brought together by fate, they must find a way to complete the ritual of Midsummer Night. Magazine writer Sabrina Grady has been sent to England to do some research on Solstice rituals for an upcoming article. When she falls into a barrow with the man of her dreams, she finds much more than she bargained for. Patrick Mason has been chosen by Cernunnos to be his avatar in this world to complete the ritual of Solstice. Given a second chance with the girl who got away, can he overcome the past to find a future?

Publisher: Silver Publishing ISBN: 9781614959366 BUY LINK: Genre: Paranormal Romance Length: 25,000 Words [@ 83 Pages] Price: $3.99 Warnings: None Heat Level: R Format: E-Book in Multiple Formats Author Website:

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July Release By: Charlotte Copper

Silver Blade

July 24, 2013

Oscar McAvoy hunts demons. Chosen to rid the world of evil, he nevertheless condemns himself as a murderer. When saved by the beautiful Angela Knight, he judges himself undeserving of love. Angela Knight is on the way back from her brother’s funeral when she stops to help a fallen motorcycle rider. Her body responds to the handsome stranger, a man whose scars and tough exterior suggest a rough and dangerous life. When she can’t stop thinking about him, Angela must decide if she is willing to give the sexy, mysterious stranger a chance. Love chooses us; we do not choose who we will love or who will love us.

Publisher: The Wild Rose Press ISBN: 978-1-61217-847-9 BUY LINK/S: Publisher: Amazon: Genre: Paranormal Romance Length: 45 Pages Price: $1.99 Heat Level: R (Hot) Format: E-Book Author Website: or Author Blog/s: or Facebook: or

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Summer Camp Recipe

Chocolate Lava Cake Paloma Beck Ingredients: 1 1/2 60% Cacao Bittersweet Chocolate Baking Bars 2 eggs 1/4 cup heavy cream 8 tablespoons (1 stick) unsalted butter 2 egg yolks 1/3 cup sugar 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/4 cup cake flour Directions: For lava centers, melt 2 ounces of chocolate (1/2 a baking bar) and cream in double boiler. Whisk gently to blend. Refrigerate 2 hours or until firm. Form into 7 balls; refrigerate until needed. For cakes, heat oven to 400째F. Spray seven 4-ounce custard cups with cooking spray. Melt 4 ounces of chocolate (recommend Ghirardelli baking bar) and butter in double boiler. Whisk gently to blend. With electric mixer, whisk eggs, yolks, sugar, and vanilla on high speed for 5 minutes or until thickened. Fold melted chocolate mixture and flour into egg mixture. Spoon cake batter into custard cups. Place a chocolate ball in middle of each. Bake approximately 15 minutes. Cake should be firm to touch. Let it sit for 5 minutes. Run a small, sharp knife around inside of each custard cup, place a plate on top, flip and remove. To make it pretty, garnish with raspberries or strawberries and a spoonful of whipped cream. Yields: Seven (7) Servings

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March Release

By: Robin Glasser

The Brain Exchange

March 13, 2013

Abandon your beliefs and let your reality run wild. Imagine being fully aware inside a body of the opposite gender. Now imagine the best sex you ever had. Would this just be different? Or better? Or the best ever? *** Amana—a supersized woman, and Steel—a fitness freak: two dissatisfied people with very different appetites. Fate’s middle finger triggers a tailspin when they sign up for vacations at The Brain Exchange. Their odyssey will change them dramatically...but for better or worse?

Publisher: Smashwords ISBN: 9780988314825 Amazon ASIN: B00BOHKG8E BN ID: 2940044351271 BUY LINK/S: Publisher: view/291634 Amazon: B00BOHKG8E BN: ean=2940044351271

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Genre: Erotic Sci-Fi Length: 205 Pages Price: $5.99 Warnings: Explicit Sex Heat Level: R Format: E-Book in Multiple Formats, Print TBA Author Website: robinglasser Twitter: Goodreads: show/16400763-robin-glasser


April Release By: Barbara Donlon Bradley

Dominated by Desire: Book One of the Vespian Way

April 9, 2013

Heather can't believe she is the only person on Earth who can protect Storm, the ambassador from Vespia. It has something to do with some pheromone the Vespian male exudes. Although everyone tells her she is immune, she doesn't agree. There is something about the man that makes her desire skyrocket whenever she is around him. Storm finds Heather fascinating, especially her bright violet eyes that hold a world of emotions in them. He's drawn to her, wanting her with a depth he never experienced before. When she becomes the focal point of several kidnapping attempts, he realizes she's going to need his protection: the perfect excuse to get to know her better.

Publisher: Phaze ISBN: 978-1-60659-736-1 BUY LINK: title=Dominated+by+Desire Genre: Sci-Fi/Futuristic Erotic Romance Length: 224 Pages Price: $12.95 Warnings: Explicit Sex Heat Level: R=Graphic Sex

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April Release By: Cynthianna

Leaving Who

April 22, 2013

After touring the universe with the sometimes inept time traveler John Smith, Cici Connors wants one more thing—to go home. Will the imminent destruction of Earth throw a kink into her plans? (Leaving Who is a sequel to Loving Who, a romantic-comedy of trans-dimensional proportions from Mojocastle Press.) About the Author: I'm a big Doctor Who fan and have always wondered what it would be like if a time traveler did visit Earth and ask me to come along with him on an adventure. Things wouldn't work quite as smoothly as they do on TV, of course, and my romantic alien time traveler might have a few foibles and habits that are hard to get use to. Publisher: Mojocastle Press ISBN: (TBA if unknown.) 978-1-60180-132-6 Amazon ASIN: TBA BUY LINK: Genre: Sci-Fi Length: 101 Pages Price: $3.99 Warnings: None Heat Level: PG Format: E-Book in Multiple Formats Author Website: Author Blog/s: Confessions of a Blonde Writer Blog— Facebook: Twitter: Goodreads: Pinterest: Page 43


May Release By: Diane Burton

Switched Resolution

May 6, 2013

Actions have consequences, as Space Fleet Captain Marcus Viator and NASA reject Scott Cherella discover when they switch places. Does the reserved Marcus have what it takes to imitate his smart-aleck twin? Despite help from his love, Veronese, Scott’s already been recognized by two of Marcus’s best friends. When rebels steal the ship with part of the crew aboard, Scott has to rescue them and retrieve the Freedom. The stakes increase when he discovers the rebels are heading for Earth. They know he’s a fraud and they want Marcus. The safety of the Alliance of Planets depends on Scott and his allies—Veronese and Marcus’s friends. Switched Resolution, which wraps up the Switched series, takes the reader from Earth—where Marcus adjusts to a pregnant Jessie—to the starship Freedom, commandeered by rebels, to the chase ship with Scott and Veronese aboard.

Publisher: Self ISBN: 9781301817030 Amazon ASIN: B00CNJEO1C BUY LINK/S: Publisher—Smashwords: http:// Amazon: s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1367907062&sr=11&keywords=Switched+Resolution+% 2B+Diane+Burton

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Genre: Science Fiction Romance Length: 93,000 Words [@ 310 Pages] Price: $3.99 Warnings: None Heat Level: R Format: E-Book in Multiple Formats Author Website: Author Blog/s: Facebook: Twitter: Goodreads: show/2902110.Diane_Burton


May Release By: Barbara Donlon Bradley

Unwanted Desire: Book Four of the Vespian Way

May 14, 2013

Sam can’t remember her past. She only knows her name because of a necklace found on her. Her lack of memory makes her perfect to work undercover as an event coordinator for Carlos Mason, an entrepreneur who has ties to the seedier side of business. When someone makes an attempt on Mason’s life, Skye Latimer is assigned to be Sam’s bodyguard. Now Sam has to deal with trying to get her memory back, an annoying man she can’t ignore, and she has to get proof on Mason. Skye Latimer has to keep Samantha safe at all costs. He doesn’t know why, but it doesn’t matter. He is the best. Getting close to her was easy. Keeping his hands to himself is another matter. Now Skye has to fight his growing attraction to Sam, try to figure out who she really is, and keep her from being forced to follow Mason’s plan.

Publisher: Phaze ISBN: 978-1-60659-745-3 BUY LINK/S: Publisher: author=21 Amazon: ref=sr_1_2? s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1370109633&sr=12&keywords=Unwanted+Desire+% 2B+Barbara+Donlon+Bradley BN: unwanted-desire-barbara-donlonbradley/1113117728?ean=2940015543988

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Genre: Sci-Fi/Futuristic erotic Romance Length: 224 Pages Price: $12.95 Warnings: Explicit Sex Heat Level: R=Graphic Sex Format: Print and E-Book in Multiple Formats Author Website: http:// Author Blog: http:// Facebook: fref=ts Twitter: Goodreads: show/7773192-barbara-donlon-bradley 9

April Release By: Kayelle Allen

Forbid My Heart: A Luc and Rah Story

April 23, 2013

Waking in the middle of the night, Izzorah worries. His lover pledged to take him back to visit his homeworld, but Izzorah knows the fact they're gay could cause their death if the Kin Pride Council hears about it. His heart tells him to trust Luc, but Izzorah's fear is real. He snuggles up to Luc, seeking comfort. Luc is immortal. He has the perspective to understand his lover's concerns and not worry about them. To distract Izzorah, Luc tries a sexy game of dominance and submission played during their shared shower. Izzorah's unreserved trust and respect make Luc long to wipe out any shadow of trouble or sorrow. Luc would turn the Kin homeworld upside down to protect Izzorah, but convincing Izzorah he can do it will mean confessing a truth Luc is not yet ready to share. Luc and Rah must learn: where the heart leads—follow.

Publisher: Loose Id ISBN: 978-1-62300-358-6 BUY LINK: Genre: Sci-Fi/Futuristic, Alt. Life Length: 8,550 Words [@ 30 Pages] Price: $1.99 Warnings: GLBT Content, Explicit Sex Heat Level: R Format: E-Book in Multiple Formats Author Website: Author Blog/s: Facebook: Twitter: Goodreads: Page 46


Summer Camp Recipe

Steampunk Pot Roast By Rochelle Weber These days most people throw their pot roast ingredients into a slow cooker and plug it in, but in Victorian times modern cooks used steam under pressure to cut their cooking time. In fact, my sister (who is much older than me) used a pressure cooker in the late fifties/early sixties when I was small, and she babysat me while Mama worked evenings—so I had a lot of pot roasts made Steampunk style. Who’da thunk it’d become a fad in the twenty-first century? Ingredients: 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 1 (3 pound) boneless beef chuck roast, trimmed ground black pepper to taste 1 pinch seasoned salt, or to taste 1 pinch onion powder, or to taste 1 (14.5 ounce) can beef broth 1 1/2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce 1 large onion, cut into 4 wedges 4 carrots, peeled and cut into bite-size pieces 4 large potatoes, peeled and cut into bite-size pieces Directions: Heat oil in a pressure cooker over medium-high heat. Brown roast on all sides in the hot oil; season with pepper, seasoned salt, and onion powder. Pour in beef broth and Worcestershire sauce, add the quartered onion, and seal the lid. Bring the cooker up to full pressure. Reduce heat to low, maintaining full pressure, and cook for 30 minutes. Use the quick-release method to lower the pressure. Mix in carrots and potatoes, seal the lid again, and return the pressure cooker to the heat. Bring the cooker up to full pressure and cook for an additional 15 minutes. Use the quick-release method again and transfer the roast and vegetables to a serving dish.

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March Release

By: Teresa Reasor

An Automated Death

March 13, 2013

After his wife’s death, clockmaker Alan Cartwright focuses all his energy on his work and his eight-year-old son, Brenton. Father and son bond by building a lifelike automaton, designed to resemble Brenton in looks and talent: the boy is an extraordinary artist. Before the automaton is finished, Brenton is run over and killed by a carriage driven by Sir William Tyndale. The automaton comes to life, communicating with Alan through written messages and drawings of the past and the future. Alan is convinced Brenton’s spirit possesses the machine and refuses to sell it. Sir Tyndale sees the likeness of his own dead son in the device and is determined to have it by any means. Driven by grief and fatherly love, the two men are set on a collision course with the soul of a young boy trapped between them, and Brenton's reasons for possessing the automaton a mystery to them both.

Publisher: Teresa J. Reasor ISBN: 13: 978-09850069-7-6 Amazon ASIN: B00BU781P8 BN ID: 2940016271507 BUY LINK/S: Amazon: B00BU781P8/ref=pd_rhf_ee_p_t_4_9405 BN: ean=2940016271507

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Genre: Steampunk Short Story Length: 46 Pages Price: $1.99 Warnings: None Heat Level: PG? Format: Multiple Formats Author Website: Author Blog/s: http:// Facebook: Twitter: Goodreads: show/2308555.Teresa_J_Reasor


Summer Camp Recipe

Cabbage Burgers Kitty Barton Makes 5 dozen Ingredients FILLING 6 lb hamburger {I use ground turkey} salt and pepper to taste garlic salt to taste 2 lg onions {optional} 4 md cabbage heads BREAD DOUGH 1 c water, warm 1 Tbsp active dry yeast 1 Tbsp sugar 1 c milk 1 tsp salt 2 lg eggs 1/4 c oil or butter(melted) 3 c flour Directions To mix the bread dough, combine the ingredients in a large mixing bowl until they are well blended, then place it aside and let it rise. Brown the meat using salt and pepper and garlic salt to taste. Add in one of the onions chopped and only if desired} Drain the meat and set it aside.

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May Release By: M. S. Spencer

Lapses of Memory

May 10, 2013

Sydney Bellek’s love for Elian Davies is reignited each time they meet, but in the long years following each encounter she forgets him. For his part, Elian knows from the age of seven that they are meant for each other, but when she finally understands, it’s too late. Will he regain his memory of her, or will their new love be enough to replace the old one? Sydney keeps her daughter Olivia on pins and needles as she chronicles the ups and downs of her parents’ romance, making it difficult to concentrate on her own dilemma: how to choose between the rich and dashing Rémy de Beaumec—who wants to take her around the world, and the strong, silent, American-to-the-core, Benjamin Knox—who wants to make her happy.

Publisher: Secret Cravings ISBN: 978-1-61885-680-7 Amazon ASIN: B00CRJEEKE BUY LINK/S: Publisher: http:// main_page=book_info&cPath=4&products_id=595 &zenid=09e7a5cf47789e085b674f4da6772a4a Amazon: s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1370497013&sr=11&keywords=Lapses+of+Memory+% 2B+M.+S.+Spencer

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May Release By: L. A. Sartor

Stone of Heaven: Book One of the Carswell Adventure Series

May 20, 2013

The Recluse‌ Tori Carswell treasures her solitude and simple life. Her identical twin, Abby Carswell, is the polar opposite, seeking increasingly risky adventures. Now Abby has put herself in mortal danger, captive of an ancient Mayan cult. Her only hope? Woefully under-prepared Tori. And the Treasure Hunter‌ Reid Hunter, good-natured and currently broke, aims to beat his ex-partner Abby to the fabled blue jade known as the Stone of Heaven. But when reclusive, aero-phobic Tori overcomes her fear of flying and tracks her sister to a well guarded tomb deep in the Yucatan rainforest, he realizes Abby is in serious trouble. Can Opposites Accomplish the Impossible?

Publisher: Self ISBN: 978-0-9856792-2-4 Amazon ASIN: B00CVZFBV0 BUY LINK/S: Amazon: BN: Genre: Suspense/ Romantic Adventure Length: 299 Pages Prices: Paperback: $9.95 E-Book: $3.99

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June Release By: Jerrie Alexander

The Last Execution

June 7, 2013

To survive, she must put the past behind her. To love, she must learn to trust. Homicide detective Leigh McBride's first assignment with the FBI brings her face-to-face with a past she's tried to forget. And when her temporary partner, a cynical ex-Marine, lights a fire in her she thought long-extinguished, her darkest secret is threatened. Scarred both physically and emotionally, Special Agent J. T. Noble is a man of few words. He prefers to keep people at a distance—until he meets Leigh. He's attracted to her strength and drawn in by her secrecy. But in their line of work, secrets can be deadly. When the killer they are hunting aims his vigilante justice at Leigh's past assailant, the fine line between right and wrong blurs. To heal the past and find their future together, Leigh and J. T. must learn that only through trust and forgiveness can love grow.

Publisher: The Wild Rose Press ISBNs: Print: 978-1-61217-754-0 Digital: 978-1-61217-755-7 Amazon ASIN: B00BK9QU9K BUY LINK/S: Publisher: Amazon: ie=UTF8&qid=1365245740&sr=81&keywords=The+Last+Execution Genre: Romantic Suspense Length: 306 Pages

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