Christie Craig, writing as C.C. Hunter, was recently added to RWA Honor Roll List Christie Craig’s single title, Don’t Mess with Texas, took first place in the 2012 Write Touch Readers’ Awards. Christie, writing as C.C. Hunter, tied for first place with her young adult novel Born at Midnight and took second place with her young adult novel Awake at Dawn.
Vicky Dreiling got a great opportunity to blog for Target. Check out her blog How to Flirt Jane Austen style. http://tinyurl.com/7h3mspo
Nicole Flockton sold her book, tentatively titled New Year’s Eve Masquerade to Crimson Romance Publishers Contemporary Line. This contemporary novel is about the mysterious appeal of a New Year’s Eve masquerade ball, where two people connect and after spending one night together their lives will never be the same. Release date to be advised.
Shana Galen is excited to announce the launch of her author app. It’s available for free download on both Apple [http://bit.ly/Lc4IRA] or Android [http://bit.ly/LwaG2i] devices.
Deeanne Gist’s Love on the Line won the Traditional category of the Golden Quill Award sponsored by the Desert Rose RWA.
Mary Lindsey sold an untitled companion book to her young adult paranormal romance, Shattered Souls, to Penguin due for release early 2014. Mary Lindsey, writing as Marissa Clarke, has sold the first three books in the PNR Underveil Series, following numerous species of immortals existing in a parallel dimension intertwined with that of the human world to Entangled Publishing. Book One, Love Me to Death, will be released in mass market paperback and ebook in late 2013.
Natalie C. Markey is thrilled to join the talented authors/speakers with the newly launched WANA international. Created by social media guru and bestselling author Kristen Lamb. WANA’s purpose it to empower artists in a digital age. Markey will teach her popular Writing Moms and Time Management workshops. For more information visit http://www.wanaintl.com/.
Joan Reeves was excited to receive the French paperback of her best-selling romantic comedy Jane (I’m Still Single) Jones. She thinks the cover art captures the fun of the book. The French title is Jane (coeur à prendre) Jones which, roughly translated, is Jane (Take Heart) Jones. Joan’s French Editor told her that the book was received well. In fact, Joan found the book on Amazon France bestseller’s list as n°8 on Litterature Erotisme and n°94 on Litterature sentimentale.
The debut of Amber Shah, writing as Amber Lin, was released by Loose Id under the title Giving It Up. “This is a book you MUST read if you like gritty, edgier romance that makes you think as well as turns you on.”—Cari Quinn, USA Today Bestselling Author
Kerrelyn Sparks is thrilled and nervous to be the luncheon speaker for Librarians’ Day at the RWA conference in Anaheim. At least it will be over early on Wednesday! Book #13 in the Love at Stake series, Wild About You, releases November 27th. Avon is reprinting her first historical, For Love or Country, with some revisions and a new cover and title, The Forbidden Lady. It releases at the end of September. The sequel, Taking Liberty, which has been hiding in a closet for ten years, will also be published!
Colleen Thompson is happy to announce that her September 2012 Harlequin Intrigue, Relentless Protector, will be released in audio format via Audible.com.
Kim Ungar, writing as Kim Lenox, will have her short story, Valkyrie Down, included in 2013′s Mammoth Book of Paranormal Romance.
Joanna Wayne is officially eligible for her 50-book pin from Harlequin. She never dreamed she’d hit that mark but is excited to have made it!