Wyvern’s Angel Cover Reveal

Wyvern's Angel, #9 of the Dragons of Incendium series of paranormal romances by Deborah CookeThe next book in the Dragons of Incendium series will be Wyvern’s Angel and the pre-order is live at iBooks, Kobo, and Nook.

Bond is a secret spy for the Gloria Furore space pirates, a former member of Princess Anguissa’s crew, and a fallen angel with a taste for forbidden pleasures. He can’t resist the temptation of bad choices. He knows he should disappear from Incendium before Anguissa discovers his deception, but he isn’t counting on her enticing younger sister. Bond should know better than to get involved with a dragon shifter princess, but Percipia knows how to get exactly what she wants from him. She offers him a challenge, with irresistible side benefits, and Bond finds himself snared. He should walk away and he knows it, but Percipia’s brand of persuasion feels too much like heaven for Bond to ever want to stop…

Coming April 24, 2018.

The Amazon link will be live around the end of January, and the GooglePlay link will be live on the on-sale date. Visit the landing page on the Dragons of Incendium website to see a larger version of the cover.

Wyvern’s Outlaw Sample

Wyvern's Outlaw, book #4 of the Dragons of Incendium series of paranormal romances by Deborah CookeThere’s a new free sample in my online store for Wyvern’s Outlaw, coming later this month. It’s the entire first chapter. The same sample is also processing for download at iBooks and should be available this weekend there.

Ryke wants nothing more than to escape the space pirates of the Gloria Furore and go home to his young son. He’s pretended to share their views and has worked his way up the ranks to co-pilot of the Armada Seven, commanded by the most vicious space captain of all. The capture of Princess Anguissa and her ship, the Archangel, is a moment of triumph for his superior—except that Anguissa never plays by anyone’s rules. In a flash of dragon fire, she incinerates most of the crew and takes command of the Armada Seven. Ryke is spared, but he’s not sure why—what plans does the beautiful dragon princess have for his future? And what will she demand to grant his wish of returning home?

Download the free sample of Wyvern’s Outlaw:
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There’s also a pre-order link for signed print copies of Wyvern’s Outlaw (which includes Celo’s Quest) in my online store. The store will charge you right away, but the books will ship from me as soon as I receive the ordered copies. That will probably be next week. The link to buy the print edition will go live on Amazon on the on-sale date. This is the same format as the other books in the series, the “mini-book”, which is only available at Amazon or from me.
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Celo's Quest, a short story and #8 of the Dragons of Incendium series of paranormal romances by Deborah Cooke

The buy links are also live for the next short story in the Incendium series. It’s called Celo’s Quest.

In this short story, Celo, the hidden prince who understands the language of wild creatures, unearths a forgotten secret. He accepts a challenge and embarks on a quest, seeking the solution to the riddle beyond the forests of Regalia.

Coming December 26.

Pre-order Celo’s Quest at these portals.

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Remember that I have a dedicated series newsletter for the Dragons of Incendium. Subscribers receive a newsletter only when there’s a new release in the series. They’ll get one next week, with the above information and a sneak peek of the cover for the next Dragons of Incendium story, coming in April. This newsletter list is maintained separately from my monthly newsletter list—you can subscribe to either or both.

Subscribe to the Dragons of Incendium newsletter right here.

 

Hunks and Howls BookFunnel Promotion

Hunks and Howls October PNR promotion
Here’s another multi-author paranormal romance promotion that you can sink your teeth into. There are 30 PNR titles featured on this landing page, and they’re all free reads through the end of October. A lot of them are series starters, too. You’ll find Wyvern’s Mate here, along with a lot of other books.

Here’s the landing page. Happy reading!

Dragons of Incendium Series Numbering

Wyvern's Outlaw, book #4 of the Dragons of Incendium series of paranormal romances by Deborah CookeI’ve gotten one job done this week: I’ve renumbered the Dragons of Incendium series and uploaded updated versions at all the portals. They’ll still perking through to the product pages and to some new portals, too.

The order of the books in the series and the stories themselves remain the same – but there are no fractional numbers anymore.

Here’s the series now:

  1. Wyvern’s Mate
  2. Nero’s Dream
  3. Wyvern’s Prince
  4. Arista’s Legacy
  5. Wyvern’s Warrior
  6. Kraw’s Secret
  7. Wyvern’s Outlaw

I haven’t figured out the short story titles yet, but #9 will be Wyvern’s Angel. I know the title of #11, too, but that will be a surprise. 🙂

Amazon is working on correcting the series page, now that the metadata supports it. That’ll take a few days.

Firestorm Forever, A Dragonfire Novel and paranormal romance by Deborah CookeI’ve also added some additional distribution portals, which might interest you. My books are available (or becoming available) at Inktera and Tolino, as well as subscription services like Scribd, 24 Symbols and Playster.

Next up, Dragonfire will be renumbered. I’ll start with the books that are currently available (Harmonia’s Kiss, the Dragon Legion Novellas, Serpent’s Kiss and Firestorm Forever) and will let you know when they’re done.

The Wolf Pack iPad Giveaway

The Wolf Pack iPad Giveaway October 2018

Wyvern's Mate, book #1 in the Dragons of Incendium series of paranormal romances by Deborah CookeI’ve joined up with a group of paranormal romance authors led by Michelle Fox and her Wolf Pack for this great promotion. All of the books are 99 cent PNR reads at iBooks, and a lot of them are series starters. You’ll find Wyvern’s Mate amongst the available titles. You can also enter for a chance to win an iPad!

Here’s the landing page. There’s a link at the bottom of the page to enter the giveaway for the iPad. Good luck everyone – and happy reading!

Colouring Pages in the Store

Colouring page of Wyvern's Outlaw, a paranormal romance by Deborah Cooke, available for free download in Deborah's online storeI’ve added some colouring pages to my online store. These are black and white PDF’s that are sized to print on an 8.5 by 11 inch sheet of paper so you can colour them in.

You’ll find the colouring pages in the Colouring Pages category of the store.

Right now, there’s one for Wyvern’s Outlaw, one for One Knight Enchanted, one for The Beauty Bride and one for A Duke By Any Other Name.

Let me know if you like them, and which covers you’d like to see added to the collection.

Wyvern’s Outlaw

The next book in the Dragons of Incendium series is Wyvern’s Outlaw. I revealed the cover at RTC Ottawa last weekend and now it’s up for pre-order for November 29 delivery.

Wyvern's Outlaw, book #4 of the Dragons of Incendium series of paranormal romances by Deborah CookeRyke wants nothing more than to escape the space pirates of the Gloria Furore and go home to his young son. He’s pretended to share their views and has worked his way up the ranks to co-pilot of the Armada Seven, commanded by the most vicious space captain of all. The capture of Princess Anguissa and her ship, the Archangel, is a moment of triumph for his superior—except that Anguissa never plays by anyone’s rules. In a flash of dragon fire, she incinerates most of the crew and takes command of the Armada Seven. Ryke is spared, but he’s not sure why—what plans does the beautiful dragon princess have for his future? And what will she demand to grant his wish of returning home?

Coming November 29!

Pre-order available at these portals – the Amazon link will be live at the beginning of September:

Buy at iBooks Buy at Barnes & Noble Buy at Kobo

Guides to Fictional Worlds

One of the (many) things I’ve been working on this summer is compiling all the various details about my fictional worlds into comprehensive guides. This includes lists of characters and details about those characters, family trees and family relationships, relevant dates and events for those characters, as well as known information about the world itself and a glossary of terms.

Serpent's Kiss, a paranormal romance and Dragonfire #10 by Deborah CookeThe first of these that I began to compile was for Dragonfire. In addition to the above, that world guide includes the lore of the Pyr and their history, as well as an explanation of their powers. Since I began compiling the world guide when I was writing Firestorm Forever, it’s proving to be a bit of a slog. There’s a lot of back-and-forthing in the books and my notes to be done, and so I have an assistant helping me on this project. It still won’t be done for a while. Because many readers have asked about it, there will be a published Dragonfire companion volume, which will be released as part of the publication schedule of the new editions of the first eight books.  My assistant is also writing synopses of all of the stories and I’m adding some additional notes about the creation of Dragonfire. It’s going to be a big fat book and I’m excited about it.

Wyvern's Mate, book #1 in the Dragons of Incendium series of paranormal romances by Deborah CookeIn contrast, the world guide for the Dragons of Incendium is evolving as the stories are written. My idea here was that I’d be more organized and avoid all this digging through the past by working in real-time. This world guide is on the Dragons of Incendium website under the tab “Guides” and it’s updated after the publication of every new book in the series. You’ll find a cast of characters and a glossary there, as well as some additional references like a Brief History of Incendium. The inclusion of these references is one of the reasons that these dragons have their own website.

On the historical side, I haven’t been nearly as organized. I have family trees compiled and available for free download in my online store—and I update those as various members of each family marry. There’s also a cast of characters for Kinfairlie that was compiled around the time I wrote The Renegade’s Heart, but beyond that, we’re talking file folders and piles of notes. I’m realizing how inefficient this is as I retrace everything I’ve said about Ross.

The Princess, book #1 of the Bride Quest series of medieval romances by Claire DelacroixIn preparing the new editions of the Bride Quest books, I had a question and unearthed my old notes—I found a map of Tullymullagh that I’d drawn! That got me to thinking about connecting my historical worlds and I wrote a blog post about that in June. The thing is that to make the worlds intersect plausibly, I need to compile world guides for my own reference.

Which explains where I am right now. I have a Dragonfire companion volume in the works. I have a Dragons of Incendium world guide on the website. I am currently creating a Bride Quest world guide and a Ravensmuir/Kinfairlie/Inverfyre world guide for my own reference. And that brings me to the question of the day—what should I do with all these world guides when they’re done?

There’s a poll below about world guides and companion volumes. I’d love if you took a moment to share your thoughts. I’ll leave it open for quite a while, since these references will take some time yet to be completed.

Don’t worry – The Dragonfire companion volume will definitely be published. The cover is done! It’s the others that I’m wondering about.

Here’s a poll about whether or not you use these volumes – and whether or not you buy them:

 

Here’s a poll about which series of mine for which you’d like to have a world guide:

 

And finally, here’s a poll about what you expect to find inside a world guide, just to make sure I don’t miss anything! There’s room for you to add suggestions.