Kraw’s Secret

The next story in the Dragons of Incendium series is available! Kraw’s Secret is a short story, which should be read after Wyvern’s Warrior. It’s #3.5 in the series.

Kraw's Secret, a short story and #3.5 in the Dragons of Incendium series of paranormal romances by Deborah CookeViceroy Kraw is invited to witness whatever prediction the ShadowCaster has brought to Incendium, along with King Ouros and Queen Ignita. Although the royal couple can make little sense of the vision shown by the strange creature, Kraw knows his family’s ancient betrayal has to finally be revealed to the dragon kings. Will the fury of Ouros be as fierce as Kraw fears? What will be the future of the viceroy?

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The Crusader’s Vow

Today’s the day! The Crusader’s Vow is available now, and the Champions of St. Euphemia series of medieval romances is complete!

The Crusader's Vow by Claire Delacroix, book #4 in the Champions of Saint Euphemia series of medieval romances.Returning home to Scotland triumphant after his military service, and entrusted with the precious relic of the Templars, Fergus is more than ready to wed his beloved Isobel and begin their life together. To his dismay, Isobel has wed another in his absence, and he believes all of merit is stolen from his life—until Leila resolves to win the valiant highlander’s heart for her own. She is convinced of her own success, until Isobel tempts Fergus anew.

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Something Wicked This Way Comes

Something Wicked This Way Comes, a Regency romance novella by Claire Delacroix and #1 of the Brides of North BarrowsLast fall, I participated in an anthology of Regency romance novellas called The Haunting of Castle Keyvnor. My novella, Something Wicked This Way Comes, was included in the volume, Spellbound. All of those books remain available, but Something Wicked This Way Comes is available on its own in a digital edition.

Seven years ago, Sophia Brisbane lost everything—her father, her brother, her family fortune—but worse, was rejected by the man she loved. She’s determined not to yearn for the past and its pleasures—until she encounters Lucien de Roye again. Although he knew Sophia could never be his own, Lucien vowed to retrieve her squandered inheritance—even wagering his very soul to a demon. When Sophia learns what he has done, no force on heaven or earth will convince her to let him pay the demon’s due, no matter what the cost to herself.

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You can also download the prologue from this story free in my online store—here’s the EPUB and here’s the MOBI.

Something Wicked This Way Comes, a Regency romance novella by Claire Delacroix

 

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Nook Link for The Crusader’s Vow

The Barnes and Noble link for The Crusader’s Vow is now live, so you can pre-order Fergus and Leila’s book there. You can also buy the book today in my online store.

Also, the print editions are processing at the various portals this morning, so they should be available soon.

The Crusader's Vow by Claire Delacroix, book #4 in the Champions of Saint Euphemia series of medieval romances.Returning home to Scotland triumphant after his military service, and entrusted with the precious relic of the Templars, Fergus is more than ready to wed his beloved Isobel and begin their life together. To his dismay, Isobel has wed another in his absence, and he believes all of merit is stolen from his life—until Leila resolves to win the valiant highlander’s heart for her own. She is convinced of her own success, until Isobel tempts Fergus anew.

Coming March 23, 2017.

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The Crusader’s Vow is a BIG Book!

The Crusader's Vow by Claire Delacroix, book #4 in the Champions of Saint Euphemia series of medieval romances.It’s been a while since I’ve written a book that was as much of a fighter as The Crusader’s Vow has proven to be. I went back to the drawing board three times with this book. Each time I looked at it (even when I thought it was done), it needed at least one more scene. I finally sent it off to edits a couple of weeks ago, then spent this weekend adding another 15,000 words to it in the process of doing revisions.

There are good reasons for this, of course, It’s the last book of the Champions of St. Euphemia series (or the last one of the series for me to write, since I wrote book #5 before book #4) which meant lots and LOTS of loose ends to tie in. I had many timelines to incorporate and events mentioned in the other books to keep in order. (My editor may want to kill me after the writing of this series!)

Fergus and Leila’s was also a challenging story to write in itself—how could I make it plausible for a woman raised in Palestine as a Muslim to be happy in Scotland in 1188? Love wasn’t going to be enough for me to believe in Fergus and Leila’s happily-ever-after, which meant I had to dig deeper. Plus they both had to be offered what each believed the other wanted most, and at the worst possible moment. I ended up exploring the notion of ‘home’ and what it meant to both of them—I had to do that to be sure they both got what they desired most in order to be happy forevermore. Phew.

I knew the concluding scene of this story before I even began to write the book, and it was very satisfying to commit it to the page. It’s the perfect resolution, in my opinion, and I hope you enjoy it.

The book is not quite 110,000 words long. Big. Book.

We are doing the last proofreading today and I should have the final file tomorrow or Thursday. Look for the book to be listed at B&N for pre-order by the end of the week. I’ll share the link with you when it’s live. I’ll also be setting up the print edition for publication this week and will share those links with you once they’re live.

The book will be published March 23, bringing this series to its completion.

Remember that you can download a free sample of The Crusader’s Vow from my online store.
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Wyvern’s Warrior Today!

Today’s the day! Book #3 of the Dragons of Incendium series of paranormal romances is available now!

Wyvern's Warrior, #3 of the Dragons of Incendium series of paranormal romances by Deborah CookeA stranger arrives on Incendium in secret, but is intercepted by Princess Thalina when he tries to break into the palace. Thalina knows the mysterious mercenary is more than he pretends to be, so lets him abduct her to uncover his secrets. Acion is seldom surprised, but this dragon princess challenges all of his assumptions—while Thalina’s realization that Acion is her destined mate changes her own plans. Can she win the heart this warrior doesn’t appear to have—or will Acion be executed for breaking Incendium’s law first?

Available today!

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Lots of changes in the wind with this one, which is why it took a bit longer. I’ve updated the Glossary of Terms at the Dragons of Incendium website, plus added A Brief History of Incendium and a Cast of Characters to the menu of Guides to Incendium.

Those Hardcover Collectors’ Editions

YAY! The books arrived!

I received copies of these new hardcover editions of my books and they’re so pretty. Each volume includes an entire series – the first two are The Rogues of Ravensmuir and The Jewels of Kinfairlie.

Collectors' Editions by Claire Delacroix

Here are the actual copies. The slipcovers are matte paper, so they photographed a little darker than they appear in real life.

Collectors' Editions by Claire Delacroix
They’re about three inches thick. The books themselves are bound in blue cloth, with the title on the spine in gold.

Collectors' Editions by Claire Delacroix

Collectors' Editions by Claire Delacroix

The interiors are printed on cream paper, and are laid out the same way as the individual books, with illuminated caps on the chapters.

Collectors' Editions by Claire Delacroix

And in the back, the family trees for Ravensmuir, Inverfyre and Kinfairlie are included.

The books are made individually and to order by Ingrams Book Services, so your copy will have to be made for you. You can order them at Amazon, Barnes and Noble, and at other booksellers. If you’d like a signed copy, you can order it from my online Selz store.

The Rogues of Ravensmuir hard cover Collectors' Edition of medieval Scottish romances by Claire DelacroixIn The Rogues of Ravensmuir Collectors’ Edition, you’ll find The Rogue, The Scoundrel, and The Warrior, as well as family trees for Kinfairlie, Inverfyre, and Ravensmuir.

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If your local bookseller doesn’t have the book listed on their website, you can ask for it by ISBN#.

The ISBN# for The Rogues of Ravensmuir Collectors’ Edition is 978-1-988479-12-5.

The Jewels of Kinfairlie Collectors' Edition of medieval Scottish romances by Claire DelacroixIn The Jewels of Kinfairlie Collectors’ Edition, you’ll find The Beauty Bride, The Rose Red Bride, The Snow White Bride, and The Ballad of Rosamunde, as well as family trees for Kinfairlie, Inverfyre and Ravensmuir.

If your local bookseller doesn’t have the book listed on their website, you can ask for it by ISBN#.

The ISBN# for The Jewels of Kinfairlie Collectors’ Edition is 978-1-988479-11-8.

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More Audio Distribution for The True Love Brides

My True Love Brides series of medieval romances are also moving into wider distribution. First up is The Renegade’s Heart, which becomes available this week at new portals. The audio edition of The Highlander’s Curse will be published at new portals January 10, and is available for pre-order at some portals now.

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More Audio Distribution for the Jewels of Kinfairlie

My audiobooks have been moving into wider distribution this year, but I’ve fallen behind on sharing links with you.

All of the Jewels of Kinfairlie audiobooks are now available at multiple portals, including B&N and Indigo. (Something strange has happened with The Snow White Bride at Indigo, but the metadata people are fixing it. It’ll be there soon.)

Read an interview with narrator Saskia Maarleveld.

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Kinfairlie Knights

Kinfairlie Knights is back and updated for 2016!

Kinfairlie Knights, a digital bundle of three medieval Scottish romances, all first in a series, by Claire Delacroix

Kinfairlie Knights
First Book in Each Medieval Scottish Series

Updated for 2016!

Welcome to Kinfairlie and Ravensmuir!

Claire Delacroix’s fictional medieval Scottish estate of Kinfairlie and its sister holding of Ravensmuir are the location for many of her bestselling medieval romances. Included in this digital bundle are three first-in-series medieval Scottish romances: The Rogue, The Beauty Bride, and The Renegade’s Heart.

In The Roguebook #1 of the Rogues of Ravensmuir trilogy—Ysabella’s estranged husband returns to beg for her help. Does she dare to trust Merlyn again, knowing that he stirs her passion as easily as he hides his truth? In The Beauty Bride—book #1 of the Jewels of Kinfairlie series—Madelyn flees her arranged marriage to a notorious outlaw, only to be pursued, wooed and seduced by Rhys FitzHenry. Can she save him from the legacy of his own past? In The Renegade’s Heart—book #1 of the True Love Brides series—Isabella is intrigued by the bold knight who makes accusations against her own brother. When she follows Murdoch to discover the truth, she finds herself enraptured by his touch and determined to defend his cause. Can her love save Murdoch from his curse and see justice served, too?

Come to Kinfairlie, for adventure and romance, passion and pageantry, and loves that will endure for all time.Kinfairlie Knights, a digital collection of three medieval Scottish first-in-series romances by Claire Delacroix

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