Just One Fake Date, book one of my Flatiron Five Fitness series of contemporary romances, is now available in an Italian edition!
Tyler McKay ha un piano… E il piano non prevede una relazione seria a breve. Tra il lavoro e il ruolo di socio del Flatiron Five Fitness, è impegnato a investire nel futuro. Ma Ty sa che presentarsi da solo al matrimonio di sua sorella incoraggerà le donne della famiglia a intervenire in cerca di una ragazza per lui: per evitarlo ha bisogno di una finta compagna, e in fretta. Quando l’unica donna che lo odia entra al F5F, Ty è certo di aver trovato la candidata perfetta, ma Shannyn non gioca secondo le regole di nessuno e ciò non fa altro che lasciare Ty a desiderare di più…
Shannyn Hawke ha chiuso con l’amore e le storie romantiche… Aveva programmato la sua vita intera, ma è andato tutto storto. Ora sta ricominciando da capo, prendendosi cura di se stessa, vivendo nel presente e seguendo ogni capriccio. Se la sua cotta dei tempi dell’università vuole una finta compagna per un giorno in cambio di un po’ di soddisfazione carnale, Shannyn ci sta. Un’unica sera dimostra che lui è tutto ciò che lei crede che un uomo debba essere, e in più Ty la prende come una sfida a farle cambiare idea su di lui. Shannyn non vuole mai più ritrovarsi con il cuore spezzato, ma si sta innamorando pazzamente e velocemente. È tutta una sceneggiata? Quand’è che una bugia può diventare realtà? Tyler riuscirà a convincere Shannyn a credere di nuovo nell’amore?
Só Mais Uma Vez, which is the Portuguese edition of Just One More Time, bok two of my Flatiron Five Fitness series of contemporary romances, is now available!
Kyle quer tudo… Kyle Stuyvesant não acredita em amor e romance. Seus pais lhe ensinaram que não existe o para sempre, e ele levou a lição a sério. Afinal, há apenas uma mulher que já o tentou a querer mais do que uma noite sexy juntos. Felizmente para suas convicções, ela é casada com outro cara. Problema resolvido – até que o marido de Lauren a trai e Kyle não é apenas o portador de más notícias, mas o homem que ela chama para conforto.
Lauren exige tudo de si… Depois que o casamento de Lauren implode, ela quer se perder no prazer. Quem conhece esse território melhor do que Kyle, que uma vez a seduziu completamente? Lauren nunca esqueceu aquela noite maravilhosa e, agora que ela de repente está solteira, a regra de Kyle de nenhum amor ou romance tem um novo apelo. Tudo o que ela quer é satisfação, mas quando Kyle percebe que precisa de mais, ele será capaz de convencer Lauren a dar uma chance para o para sempre novamente, desta vez com ele?
Compiling these monthly posts is becoming addictive! It really gives me a sense of accomplishment. Let’s take a look at what was completed in December.
This month, as is so often the cast at the end of the year, I published two new boxed sets: Flatiron Five Fitness Boxed Set 1 and Dragons First, a bundle of three first-in-series dragon shifter romances.
Boxed sets are a good way to save money on ebooks – FF1, for example, is priced at $9.99US, while the individual books are $5.99US each. Just One Fake Date is sometimes free, but even so, the bundle is a better deal than buying the books individually. Dragons First similarly is a better deal than buying all three books—it’s 99cents right now, so even if you picked up Kiss of Fire free, it’s a good deal. Better yet, Dragons First has discount codes after each book to save when you continue the series at some portals. (Nook, KOBO, GooglePlay and Smashwords). These codes are comparatively new and I’m curious to see how many of you like them. There’s more detail in this post on my Dragonfire website—plus I got to add a password-protected area there called The Lair. 🙂
One other extremely cool thing happened this month: I regained all of the rights for my Dragon Diaries paranormal YA series and was able to publish my editions in all markets. That was the last of the rights to revert from previous publishers, and it felt really good to have everything back. I’ve gotten used to having the control over my work. 🙂
For a while, I’d sworn off pre-orders but have been making up for that this fall. There are three pre-orders for upcoming contemporary romances: Aidan’s book, Just A Small Town Romance, which is book one of my upcoming contemporary romance series, the Heroes of Harte’s Harbor; When Annika Met Thom is the 10th and (at this point) final romance in the Flatiron Five Fitness series, coming in April; The Flatiron Five Fitness Boxed Set 1 is the first series bundle and will publish in December. I’ve also got the pre-order up for The Flatiron Five Fitness Boxed Set 2, coming in June. The third bundle will publish next December. You can find the links for all of them on the F5F Boxed Set page.
November was another busy month. I’ve given up thinking that things are ever going to slow down! Let’s take a look at what was completed.
Just the Wrong Twin, Sonia and Nate’s book, was published this month. Yay! I’m glad to have this one out in the world – and to see such wonderful reviews for it, too.
This means the plot bunnies are loose and I’m scribbling story ideas all over the place. I’ll tell you more about those as they come to fruition. For the moment, there are pre-orders for what’s in the works.
There are three pre-orders for upcoming contemporary romances: Aidan’s book, Just A Small Town Romance, which is book one of my upcoming contemporary romance series, the Heroes of Harte’s Harbor; When Annika Met Thom is the 10th and (at this point) final romance in the Flatiron Five Fitness series, coming in April; The Flatiron Five Fitness Boxed Set 1 is the first series bundle and will publish in December. I’ve also got the pre-order up for The Flatiron Five Fitness Boxed Set 2, coming in June. The third bundle will publish next December. You can find the links for all of them on the F5F Boxed Set page.
Claire has three pre-orders right now: first, there’s The Hunter and the Heiress, book two of my Blood Brothers series of medieval Scottish romances. In March, the fourth and final book in the Brides of North Barrows series of Regency romance novellas, A Most Inconvenient Earl, will be published. There’s an upcoming bundle, the Brides of North BarrowsBoxed Set, which will publish in August in ebook and trade paperback, too. This one was put together early because I saw this cover art and just fell in love. It’s perfect for Sophia and Lucien, who earn their HEA at Samhain.
Then there are dragons. 🙂 I have a huge new bundle publishing today which includes the entire Dragonfire series, called (surprise!) Dragonfire: The Complete Series. I just love this cover! There’s also a new bundle of series starters coming in December called Dragons First, specially priced at just 99¢. (‘Tis the season that I think about bundles.) And the next DragonFate paranormal romance, Dragon’s Wolf, is up for pre-order, too.
Once again, I had several new translations published in November. Let’s have a look at a summary:
In Spanish, we’re continuing with Flatiron Five Fitness and have started The True Love Brides—in November, I published Just One Second Chance and The Highlander’s Curse in Spanish editions. I’m also publishing Dragon’s Heart in Spanish right now – it’s processing at the portals.
I’ve also started to add pre-orders for Flatiron Five Fitness Boxed Sets. There will be three in all (at least that’s the current plan) and the first will be available in December. The Flatiron Five Fitness Boxed Set 1 includes Just One Fake Date, Just One More Time and Just One Night Together. That pre-order is up now for December delivery. The Flatiron Five Fitness Boxed Set 2 will be published in the spring: it includes Just One Hometown Hero, Two Weddings & a Baby and Just One Second Chance but I haven’t loaded the pre-order yet. I’ll get that done in November. You can read about the bundles on their new page, F5F Boxed Sets.
Claire also has a pre-order up for March for the fourth and final book in the Brides of North Barrows series of Regency romance novellas, A Most Inconvenient Earl. I had a lot of fun with Sebastian and Eurydice – their banter was great, and I just loved how she challenged his assumptions.
So, I have new releases scheduled for January, March, May and July of 2022, and F5F bundles coming in December 2021, June 2022 and December 2022. I’m hoping to publish the next Blood Brothers medieval romance in September 2022, and Harte’s Harbor #2 in November 2022. That will make for a busy year but I’m excited about all those stories.
I pushed back the publication on Sonia and Nate’s story, Just the Wrong Twin, to November, as timing was getting tight. There were a couple of reasons for this: first, Sonia is a very private character and it took her a while to tell me her story. When she did, it trashed pretty much all my plans for the book. I’ve learned to trust characters when they do this, even though it’s inconvenient, and I’m really pleased with how this book has come together. We’re on track for November publication and I think you’ll love this story as much as I do.
I also was a bit delayed getting to Sonia and Nate because I wrote two Regency romance novellas this summer that weren’t on my schedule. The initial plan was for one novella to jump queue, but it ended up being two. I had an unexpected opportunity to participate in a multi-author anthology, which is always great promotion. I didn’t have a story to fit the Regency Christmas theme, though—A Duke By Any Other Name was committed to a different anthology—so I wrote the next story in the series, A Baron for All Seasons, which did not want to be a Christmas story. (Those characters…) That meant I was in for book four, A Most Inconvenient Earl, which is the story included in the anthology. It also means that the Brides of North Barrows series is completed, which is happy news all around.
Claire had a new release in October. Twelve Lords for Christmas is that Regency romance Christmas anthology. It includes A Most Inconvenient Earl as well as eleven other holiday romances by bestselling authors.
From sexy earls to holiday ghosts, second chances to false engagements, find your Christmas cheer in these twelve sweet-to-spicy historical romance tales from bestselling and award-winning authors! The lord you’ve been looking for might be just a page-turn away…
Also for Claire, I enrolled more of her medieval romances in Kindle Unlimited this month. The exceptions are the Brides of North Barrows series and the Blood Brothers series, but everything else is in KU.
Once again, I had several new translations published in October. Let’s have a look at a summary:
In Spanish, we’re continuing with Flatiron Five Fitness and have started The True Love Brides—in October, I published Two Weddings & a Baby and The Renegade’s Heart in Spanish editions. I also published The Crusader’s Heart in German in October.