Tuesday, November 25, 2014

New Covers!

Here are the covers for the trilogy of "Mating Minis" from my Werewolves of Montana series. These "minis" are about three werewolves who graduated from college and now are trying to find their way in life. Alexa, Jessica and Molly bonded during their stay at the University of Florida when they were mocked by Skins for being chubby. Their theme song is "Sexy Bitch," and any time the Skins made fun of them, they sang it, knowing they could tear the Skins apart with fangs and claws. 

In these stories, you will find out more about the world of the Werewolves of Montana, get insight into Nikita and Aiden's scorching sexual chemistry, and meet the other wizards who comprise the Brehon, the council that rules over Others. 

In addition, to Tristan, the Silver Wizard, who rules over Wyldings such as Lupine werewolves and other shapeshifters, and Gideon, the Crimson Wizard, who rules over Glythen like Fae, Fairies and Sprites, you'll meet...

Xavier, the Crystal Wizard, rules over Earthers such as Trolls, Ogres and Gnomes.

Cadeyrn, the Shadow Wizard rules over Mages, psychic humans (Skins) and darker creatures who have lost their way (zombies).

SEDUCTION, December 2014
When he first met Alexa at Aiden Mitchell's ranch, J.J. knew he must have her as his mate.  Desperate to be free of her evil alpha, Alexa auctions off her virginity to mysterious billionaire Jeremiah Jackson Taylor, not realizing he is J.J., the sexy cowboy she adores. The sexual chemistry between J.J. and Alexa is strong, but what will Alexa do when she finds out J.J. is really Jeremiah, the arrogant alpha who purchased her virginity? As she awaits the day when she must go to Jeremiah's bed, Alexa discovers someone doesn't want her at J.J.'s ranch and will do anything to torment her...

OBSESSION, release date January 2015. This is the story of Jessica, Alexa's friend, and Raphael, J.J.'s beta. Out of all three of the friends, Jessica is the most rebellious and reckless. She is a fiery, but lonely redhead who longs to find her real family. She catches Raphael's interest in SEDUCTION. In OBSESSION, when Jessica receives a mysterious gift of a belt with crystals, and a note from a brother she didn't know she had, she sets out to find him. Little does she know that the dark, handsome and very sexy Raphael also wants to find him, for reasons other than a happy family reunion...

Followed by PASSION, release date February 2015. Molly was first introduced in The Mating Intent. She has a crush on Jake, a sexy Lupine park ranger in Florida, who was once part of Aiden Mitchell's pack. Haunted by the tragic death of the Lupine he'd wanted to make his mate, Jake left Aiden's pack and now lives as a lone wolf. He longs for Molly, who is to mate with a rival pack's heir, and will do anything to protect her. Molly and Jake must work together to defeat a scorching blackness that is ruining the park, and threatening to kill everything it touches.

If you're into Pinterest, you can follow me and see the boards where I lay out the storylines, and you can get glimpses into my Werewolves of Montana world. Click here to access my Pinterest boards. 

And if you haven't already done so, please sign up for my newsletter to get notification of new releases, plus access FREE short story downloads. Click here to sign up for my newsletter. 

If you celebrate, have a wonderful Thanksgiving. I'll post more updates as news becomes available. Happy reading! 

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Future releases in my Werewolves of Montana series

I'm working on copyedits for SEDUCTION, the first Mating Mini in my Werewolves of Montana series. And I'm also hard at work on writing OBSESSION, the next Mating Mini. Next week I'll start PASSION, the third Mating Mini.

All three of these stories give you a better insight into the dynamics of the world of the Werewolves of Montana.

Soon as I have the covers for all three books, I will post them. My plan is to release them about a month apart. That way you won't have to wait. I know many readers have been impatient for the next book, and thank you for waiting!

And speaking of waiting, that is the title of the FREE short story I have on my website that features Tristan, the Silver Wizard (this is NOT his book, just a short story about him). I have been working with my webmaster to make the files for Kindle, NOOK, and iPad and Kobo all easy to download and she did it!

I will be sending out a newsletter in the next two weeks with the passcode you need to access these stories, which is on the Members Only page. So if you have not yet subscribed to my newsletter, please click here to sign up. 

I only send out newsletters when I have information about new releases and important updates.

In other news, I hope to have Aiden's story, The Mating Challenge, available the first half of 2015. This will be a much longer story. When you read "Waiting," you will get a glimpse of the conflict that lies ahead for Aiden and Nikita, and the complications as well with Tristan. 

Happy reading! 

Tuesday, November 04, 2014

Ellora's Cave, what month is this???

This is our beloved Shih Tzu, Holly. Holly has breast cancer (yes, dogs can get breast cancer). She's been going through chemo. Each session is around $500-$700, depending on bloodwork, so I am counting my royalty checks because that is how we are paying for her treatments.

I work a full-time job that pays the ordinary bills, like the mortgage, the electricity, etc. And we are spending the book income on Holly. She was found abandoned in a cow pasture in S. Florida right before Christmas. So we took her into our home, called her Holly for Christmas and proceeded to try to make her life as comfortable as possible and give her as much care as we could.

Yes, we spoil our dogs. We have a soft spot for animals and children. We don't have children of our own, but we have three rescue dogs (including Holly) and they are our fur babies.

Today I received in the mail my check from Ellora's Cave for Blair Valentine books. It was late. And then I noticed something very odd. So I took pictures with my cell phone.

Today is November 4, 2014.

The check is dated September 30, 2014.

The Ellora's Cave check was mailed October 31, 2014.

The royalty STATEMENT is for books sold June 2014.


What is going on?

My Ellora's Cave check won't even purchase a cup of coffee and a tasty ham and cheese savory square from Starbucks. ($8.70). Blair isn't selling any books through Ellora's Cave. She hasn't sold much this year. But this kind of accounting, where checks for books sold in JUNE were mailed in late OCTOBER but the check was cut in SEPTEMBER makes me wonder....