This weekend (May 25 – 31) Erica Ridley has put together a promotion featuring UK-set historical romances. You’ll find The Beauty Bride included in this promotion, but lots of other romances, too. The books are FREE via BookFunnel so it’s a great chance to discover a new author. Erica insisted that they all be full stories, too, so you won’t find any cliffhangers or serializations here.
Here’s the link to the landing page. Have fun!
As I told you recently in Exciting News, the rights to my original Bride Quest trilogy have reverted to me. The trilogy includes The Princess, The Damsel and The Heiress. This means that I’m in the midst of creating new editions of these books for publication, which means that they need new covers.
I decided this was an excellent opportunity to update the covers of the second Bride Quest as well—The Countess, The Beauty and The Temptress—so that the whole series has similar graphical branding.
As of today, the house has removed their digital editions from sale, so it’s time to move forward!
My plan is to relaunch the first Bride Quest in August. I’m in the midst of removing the digital editions of the second Bride Quest trilogy from sale, so that I can relaunch the whole series with shiny new covers and updated interiors.
The new covers will be revealed in my May newsletter.
So, if you’re looking for these titles, don’t think your eyes are deceiving you. They’ll be back!
I’m making steady progress on getting my books listed for sale on GooglePlay again. (Yay!) As of this past weekend, all six Dragons of Incendium books are available there.
We’re working on getting the series information right for all of my various series and book product pages, as well as getting all of the books onto my profile page, but we’re getting there.
You can find Wyvern’s Mate on GooglePlay right here.
My author page—which includes both Claire Delacroix and Deborah Cooke books (but not all of them just yet)—is right here.
I’ve been uploading to GooglePlay using Pronoun, and working by series. Right now, the following series have been uploaded and published:
The Jewels of Kinfairlie—here’s The Beauty Bride on GP.
The True Love Brides—here’s The Renegade’s Heart on GP.
The Champions of St. Euphemia—here’s The Crusader’s Bride on GP.
The Coxwells–here’s Third Time Lucky on GP.
The Prometheus Project —here’s Fallen on GP.
And some onesies 🙂 including Simply Irresistible, Something Wicked This Way Comes, and Highland Heroes.
The GP links have been updated on my websites, and when I catch my breath, I’ll add some more books.
My medieval Scottish romance, The Renegade’s Heart, is free at major portals through the end of the month. This medieval Scottish romance is first in the True Love Brides series and is Isabella’s story.
Yesterday, BookBub featured the book and WOW! did copies go out the door. Let’s have a look at the day’s results.
On Amazon.com this morning, The Renegade’s Heart is #1 in Medieval Romance, #1 in Scottish Romance and #6 Overall Free in the Kindle store. I don’t think I’ve ever had a title get that high on the overall list.
It’s also #1 in Medieval Romance and #1 in Scottish Romance. I like that The Beauty Bride is also at the top of both of those lists. 🙂
The book is also doing well at several other Amazon stores. At Amazon.ca, The Renegade’s Heart is #7 overall and #1 in Scottish Romance.
At Amazon.co.uk, The Renegade’s Heart is #15 overall in the Kindle store, and #1 in Scottish Romance.
Nook and Kobo don’t track free titles the same way, but iBooks does. The Renegade’s Heart is #5 overall free at iBooks.
And The Renegade’s Heart is #3 in the Romance section at iBooks this morning.
Murdoch and Isabella’s book is still free through the end of the month, so there’s still time to get a copy.
The Renegade’s Heart is also available in an audio edition.
Listen to a sample on my Audio page.
A very exciting thing has just happened—the rights to three more of my books have reverted to me from the publisher. I now have the rights back to The Princess, The Damsel and The Heiress. The publishing house will be removing their digital editions from sale, but retain the right to sell the rest of their print stock.
I’ve removed the buy links from the book pages here on my website.
The original covers were designed by Alan Ayers and I always liked them. The books had step-backs, too.
I’ll be republishing these books in new editions, as soon as I can get everything pulled together. I’m also going to take this opportunity to rebrand the Bride Quest II books with new covers. There will still be two boxed sets, one of each trilogy, and they’ll have new covers, too.
The prices on the Bride Quest will be lower than they were from the original publisher, too.
Stay tuned for updates!
This weekend, the authors at Red Door Reads have teamed up to offer you a variety of free reads. You’ll find The Beauty Bride and Double Trouble among the offerings, but here’s your chance to check out titles by other Red Door Read authors.
The landing page is live now through Monday.
This weekend, I’m participating in the monthly Book Boyfriend Bed Hop promotion hosted by Shannyn Leah, which features over fifty free and 99-cent romance reads in a variety of sub-genres. You’ll find The Beauty Bride and Wyvern’s Mate among the offerings. In addition to the free and discounted reads, there’s a chance to win one of four Amazon gift cards. The promotion continues through April 16th.
Here’s the landing page. Have fun!
Last month’s prize book was The Beauty and Lisa M won the signed trade paperback copy. Congrats to Lisa!
This month’s prize book is The Warrior, book #3 in my Rogues of Ravensmuir series of medieval Scottish romances. This one is a reincarnation story – the Hawk steals a bride, who brings him a great deal more than he expects. Aileen unravels the mysteries of the past at Inverfyre, and also helps the Hawk to secure his legacy. It’s an enemies-to-lovers, stolen-bride kind of story and one that proves to me that love conquers all. 🙂
The Warrior is also good book to read to get ready for The Brides of Inverfyre series, which features the children of Aileen and the Hawk.
“Delacroix’s satisfying tale leaves the reader hungry for the next offering!”—Booklist
The fun thing this month is that the winner will be able to choose which edition he/she would like. I have both of these available. The one on the right is the current version.
Please comment on this post for your chance to win. Tell me whether you believe in reincarnation or not – and why.
Good luck to everyone. I’ll choose a winner at the end of the month.
ETA – Judy Miles is our winner and she’s already chosen a copy of The Warrior with the new cover. Thanks to everyone who played along. Your answers are fascinating. Now, it’s time for May’s book giveaway. 🙂