Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Simply the Best: A Collection of International Digital Award Winning Romances ♥ Book Blast & GIVEAWAY ♥


This collection of multi-genre romances features winning novels from the International Digital Awards, including historical, suspense/thriller, short historical, contemporary, paranormal, and young adult. Simply the Best of all worlds!


Haunted by Death ~ Dale Mayer

Death haunts anthropologist Meg Pearce…

In her last summer before college, an innocent camping trip ended in a friend’s disappearance…and destroyed her life.

Angel’s Assassin ~ Laurel O’Donnell

When Damien enters Aurora’s life, tempting her with promises of dark passion and forbidden lust, he threatens to tear her peaceful world apart with shadowy secrets of his own.

Be Mine This Christmas Night ~ L. A. Sartor

At Christmas, finding love and a family seems even more possible…unless you’re keeping a secret.

A Hunter 4 Rescue ~ Cynthia Clement

Worlds Apart. Joined by Love

A unit of elite alien warriors, known as Hunters, crash lands on earth and their leader is torn between getting his men to safety or protecting the human woman he has bonded with.

The Fine Art of Keeping Quiet ~ Charity Tahmaseb

Sometimes staying silent is the biggest lie of all

No one expects the girl who has mastered the art of keeping quiet to join the speech team. But Jolia does. When a crush-worthy rival offers to coach her in secret, she can't say no. But secrets have a price, and this one might cost Jolia everything.

The Mapmaker’s Wife ~ Kathy L Wheeler

In the midst of his worn-torn country, love posed the greater danger.

A flippant proposal and an attack on her person finds one young woman married to the mapmaker who only needs someone to take control of his ungovernable child. Feelings quickly shift into something less platonic and when the enemy gains vital secrets, her suspicions land her in jail.


From Angel’s Assassin by Laurel O’Donnell

“Damien,” she called.

He hesitated. He didn’t want her to fear him. Would she condemn him now for his violence? The silence stretched. Finally, he turned to her and his breath caught in his throat.

She stood in middle of the forest, bathed in a pool of moonlight. Her blonde hair, loose from any constraints, fell to her waist in thick waves. Her back was straight, her tiny body alluring and curvy and delectable. But it was her eyes that captured his attention. He saw no fear in her eyes. It was concern. Had he mistaken fear for concern?

Damien had never felt such an overwhelming need for anything in his life. He trembled with his want of her.

A swirl of emotions played over her face. Concern, regret, helplessness.

It took all Damien’s willpower not to go to her and sweep her into his embrace. He didn’t want to scare her. He didn’t want to harm her. He didn’t want to taint her.

“I will never leave you,” she finally confessed and tears entered her eyes.

Damien came toward her then, like a tumultuous storm cloud. “You don’t know what you are saying,” he warned in a savage whisper.

Aurora did not run for cover; she did not shrink from his approach. She stared up into his face with those damned clear orbs. And for the briefest of moments, Damien saw himself reflected as she saw him. A hero, a good man. A man worthy of all he could attain.

He stood before her, stunned.

The sound of horses thundering through the clearing pounded a warning through the ground.

Damien grabbed Aurora’s hand in one hand, and drew his sword in the other. He watched the group of men approach through the forest, clumsily maneuvering their steeds through the tight trees. He pulled Aurora behind him.

These men were no brigands. They wore heraldry, and while Damien couldn’t be sure, he suspected they were from Acquitaine.

As they drew closer, his suspicions were confirmed. One of them called out, “Lady Aurora!”

Damien refused to relinquish her. For just one moment, she had been his. And it had been the most glorious moment of his life.


   



Dale Mayer

Dale Mayer is a USA Today bestselling author known for her page turning plotlines and heartwarming characters. A prolific writer, she specializes in Romantic Suspense, but also writes thrillers, comedy, and contemporary romances.


  

Laurel O’Donnell

Laurel O'Donnell is a best selling author and has won numerous awards for her medieval romances, including the International Digital Award and the Holt Medallion Award.


  

L. A. Sartor

L.A. Sartor is a bestselling, award-winning author. She began telling stories around the age of 4 when her mother, at L.A.’s insistence, wrote them down and L.A. illustrated them. As an adult, she writes suspense and action-adventure novels with a dash of romance, and screenplays—she's had a contracted adaptation!  She lives in Colorado with her husband whom she met on a blind date.  L.A. loves to travel and thinks life is an adventure and we should embrace the journey.  

  

Cynthia Clement

Cynthia Clement is an award winning author who began writing when she was a teenager. Her novels reflect her love of romance, strong honorable heroes, and suspense intertwined with the intriguing and unexplained.

  

Charity Tahmaseb

Charity Tahmaseb has slung corn on the cob for Green Giant and jumped out of airplanes (but not at the same time). She’s worn both Girl Scout and Army green. These days, she writes fiction (short and long) and works as a technical writer.

  

Kathy L Wheeler

Award winning author Kathy L Wheeler loves travel, fantasy football, NBA and musical theatre. As an avid reader of romance and patron of the theatre, her main sources of inspiration come mostly from an over-active imagination. Kathy writes contemporary and historical romance, from sweet to spicy.

  


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27 comments :

  1. So many authors that are new to me :)

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    1. Yay! That's the reason we wanted to do this collection. Award winning writers so hopefully you'll love our books and find new authors to follow.
      Hugs,
      L.A.

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  2. What are you reading right now? Are there any authors (living or dead) that you would name as influences?

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    1. Right now I'm reading Secrets of a Charmed Life by Susan Meissner (in audio) and Eidolon (Wraith Kings Book 2) by Grace Draven (Kindle). I almost always have more than one book going at a time.

      Influences? Jane Austen, F. Scott Fitzgerald, and a lesser known Minnesota author, Maud Hart Lovelace.

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    2. I'm reading World of Ink and Shadow by Lena Coakley (historical fiction about the Brontes) and Hunt for the Skinwalker by Geroge Knapp and Colm Kelleher(a non-fiction).

      My influencing authors were Jane Austen, Georgette Heyer, and Agatha Christie.

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    3. I just finished Chomp by Carl Hiaasen. He's totally irreverent and makes me cringe as I smile. I love Christmas stories (Duh:) since I've written 3) and I'm looking forward to scanning my library in my iPad to find a new book to start tomorrow. It will either be a romance or a how-to book. Seriously I read them cover to cover.
      Hugs, L.A.

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  3. thank you for the chance to win :)

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  4. Thank you so much for hosting us! We appreciate it!

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  5. Thank you for hosting us. I love your site.

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  6. My daughter has been writing her own chapter books since shes learned to read and write. Shes 13 now and still has the passion and still says she would love to be a writer.. In your opinion what are the right steps to start now for her? Ive always been a reader and still am at this time I have yet to finish the 5th wave but I'm liking it so far.

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    1. She's off to a great start! I think at this point, keeping her reading and writing is your best bet, along with doing fun things that will inform her writing. You never know what you might use in a story.

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    2. Reading is a huge part of writing. I don't make enough time to do so, and I'm changing that. For your daughter, I would recommend she keep on writing. If she finds books she likes and wants to write something in that vein, great. If she wants to get in touch with me, please give her my email. Lesann415@q.com.
      Hugs,
      L.A.

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  7. Love Romance books. This collection sounds really good.

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    1. I hope you enjoy it and find new authors you'll love.
      Hugs, L.A.

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  8. Thank you so much for sharing your book with us.

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  9. Sounds like a good collection, even some new authors for me.

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    1. I hope you enjoy it. That's what we wanted was for readers to find new authors they'll love :)
      Hugs, L.A.

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  10. Thank you for hosting us today. Your blog colors fit right in with the cover!
    Hugs, L.A.

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  11. Where do you get your inspiration from? Rosanne rosans4@comcast.net

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  12. It looks like a nice collection. Thank you for the chance.

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  13. This looks like a really good collection that I would enjoy.

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  14. I would love to read this collection. Thanks!

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  15. Thank you for all of your great writings. Keep up the good work in the future.

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  16. This looks like a very nice collection.Great work

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  17. How many hours a day do you write?
    Thanks for the contest.
    slehan at juno dot com

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