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Get it on…

And by “it,” I’m referring to the act of voting, ’cause, y’all, we need to get to the polls.

I am assuming that if you read my books/blog, you do not hate lesbians/trans/queer folks.  I mean if so…

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I also hope that my previous blogs about things like the Confederate flag ran off a high portion of racists.  And my Christmas blogs frequently talk about how my faith requires me to see Christ in the face of immigrants and refugees…because, duh! So, I am going to assume that most of you care about women/racial minorities/queer folks, and just the general state of humanity.  And therefore it should go without saying that you’ve got to vote.  If you can’t see how important that is even while living in our current dumpster fire, I don’t know what logical argument I can make to change your mind.

However, I’m not giving up on you. Even if you don’t have a single shit to give about this being an actual visual of America for the foreseeable future:

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I won’t try to appeal to your better angels or play the voice of reason.  I will drop down to a baser level to straight up carrot-and-stick this conversation with sex and free books.

Yeah, you heard me. Sex and free books, people.

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You see, a couple months back I was approached by lesbian romance writing heroes KG McGregor and Susan X Meagher.  They asked me if I’d be interested in submitting a short story to a collection aimed at getting out the vote. At first, my response was the same as it is to every other short story I’ve ever been asked to submit to.

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I am a novelist for a reason.  I am long-winded AF. The last time someone made me write a short story, I turned in 33,000 words.  I mean, thoughts and prayers to you, but I don’t write short stories. And I’m happy with that.

Then I watched the news some more, and was like

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Okay, so while I maintain I don’t write short stories, I also don’t sit around and do nothing while a megalomaniac despot and an army of white nationalists march across our political landscape.  So guess what?

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All in, actually.  Not only did I submit a short story for the anthology, I submitted an EROTIC short story.

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Yep, yep, yep. Me! Ms. I-Hate-Writing-Sex-Scenes turned in a sexy little number for the whole world to read (not you, Mom and Dad). My entry, called The Tie That Binds, is about what happens when a campaign director and a staffer get to cut loose in the wake of a big congressional win.  Because, come on, we all need some big congressional wins Nov 6, and when you help make that happen, you should get to celebrate in exactly the way my characters do.

Which brings me back around to my main point.  When you do your part by marching yourself down to your official polling place and pulling that lever (or pushing that button) you can have a copy of the We’ve Got The Power collection as soon as you prove you’ve lived up to your most basic civil responsibility to vote.

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Seriously, that’s the only way you get your hot little hands on this hot little book.  You cannot buy a copy anywhere. This is not some Citizen’s-United-style bullshit. It’s not for sale, and it’s never going to be. One person, one vote, one ebook.

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It’s not hard (unless you’re a minority or a student, and then voting might be kind of hard, but that’s all the more reason to do it (Illegitimi non carborundum).

But once you have voted, all you have to do is comment below, or on my FB/Twitter/Insta, and share a picture of you (or your pet) with your absentee ballot ready to mail, or at your polling place, or with your “I voted” sticker.  If you can’t do any of those things, get creative, but show me, somehow, that you voted, and then give me your email.

From there I’ll send you a link to download We’ve Got The Power, and you’ll get to enjoy exclusive works from not only me, but also some of the top names in lesbian fiction.  There are stories from KG McGregor, Susan X MeagherTracy Richardson, Cheryl Head, Ann McMan, Trailblazer Marianne K. Martin, J.E. Knowles, Mary Griggs, City Rizzo, Jamie Clevenger, and so many more. It’s quality, it’s fun, it’s diverse, and it’s free, just for doing something you damn well ought to be doing already.

There you have it.  I hope you care enough about humanity to vote, but even if you don’t, I’m sure you care about sex and books.  So this Election Day, let’s get it on!

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October 25, 2018 Posted by | Uncategorized | 8 Comments

Wide Release Day!

Hello Friends,

It’s a big day for me! I am once again a new-book mom. I am thrilled to announce that Love All is now available in print and ebook wherever fine books are sold!  If you’re one of those people who prefers to buy through Kindle directly, or iTunes, or through your local book store, the time is now.  All the options are open. Go get your copy! Please?

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I started writing this book over a year ago. Along the way I got to fall in love with Jay and Sadie and Destiny and Hank and Sandy.  They became my constant companions as I traveled.  Some days I spent more time with them than I did with my family. They became real to me.  Through writing and editing and typesetting and proofreading and advanced copies and early ebooks and one super-fun book launch last week, each and every step has led me closer to this moment when my new baby is fully out into the world.

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This is it!  My work here is done.  Love All and all my friends held within its pages belong to you now.  I can’t wait to hear what you think. I will try to be patient, and not to pace like an expectant father in the waiting room of one of those old movies, but I make no promises not to keep refreshing my browser as I eagerly await your reviews.

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October 17, 2018 Posted by | Uncategorized | Leave a comment

I interview Bev Prescott

Hey all, my friend and colleague Bev Prescott has stopped by today to chat about her new release, , which I really loved.  I got a chance to read an early draft of the rip-roaring, action-adventure romance about a year ago when Bev first submitted it to Bywater for publication, and I’ve been kind of obsessed with the story ever since. It’s got a kick-ass heroine, a super villain, an undying love, and too many cool gadgets, tools, and toys to even count. Needless to say, I’m thrilled I finally got to ask Bev a few questions, and I can’t wait to share her answers below, but first I have to do my due diligence and let you all know that if you want to be entered for a chance to win your own copy 2°, just comment below and we’ll pick a winner next week.  And if you want learn more about 2°, you can get the full story on the Bywater Books website.

Tell me about the story behind your latest book, 2°. Where did it come from?

I’m drawn as an author and reader to books about current events that impact all of us, 2º_Cover-600x913regardless of race, gender or sexual orientation. From there, I create lesbian characters who get to be the heroines in the story. I’d been thinking for a long time about writing about the world impacted by climate change.  I think the warming of the planet is the single greatest threat to the survival of life on Earth.  The spark that got the fire started for my journey to write 2 Degrees was on a trip to Antarctica. I could not have imagined just how incredibly beautiful and humbling it would be to visit the Great White Continent. It was painful to think of such a lovely place melting away. From there, writing 2 Degrees was all I could think about.  I wanted to create a story in which Earth was a main character. As the story developed, I realized it was also about people, and how we survive difficult times.

Bywater has tagged this books, “Bev Prescott like you’ve never read her before.”  What’s different about this book?

I’m not entirely sure why Bywater says that, because I didn’t ask.  But, if I had to guess, it’s a couple of things. First, I worked with Elizabeth Sims as my writing coach.  I learned a tremendous amount from her about things from sentence structure to character development. I think the quality of my writing dramatically improved from previous books. Second, I let my main characters show their gritty imperfect sides. Let’s face it, if we’re reduced to having to survive each day by clawing and scratching our way to getting food and water, we’re not always going to show our better angels. I let my characters be real. And being real means not being perfect.

This book was a long time coming, I assume part of that came from the research you had to do.  How did you tackle all this?

I did loads of research for this book.  The good news is that I’m really interested in the subjects of climate and its impact on ecosystems.  Reading scientific articles and books never felt like work. But it did keep me up at night because it was interesting and scary.  Not only did I read books about the science of climate change, but also books about the impacts on our political systems. For example, “This Changes Everything, Capitalism vs the Climate” by Naomi Klein was excellent. What I learned is that there are some good assumptions we can make about what will happen if the planet warms greater than 2 Degrees, and lots we don’t know.  I did the bulk of the research for 2 Degrees before I started to write the story.  Once I had a good handle on, generally, what the predictions are for North America, I wrote the outline. From there, I did research as necessary to fill in the blanks.

Bev-Photo-WebYou’re dealing with some heavy stuff in , but this story is ultimately about the power of love and the human spirit to overcome seemingly insurmountable obstacles.  How do you manage to thread that throughout without giving in to the chaos?

Great question. The answer is in letting the characters be real. Even in the worst of times, humans are funny, kind and ironic. Little moments of levity within difficult times, or noticing something beautiful in a scary place helped take the edge of the grittier parts of the story. For example, the scene when Sharon notices the flower in the desert, or when her cockroach bot gets some unwanted advances from a real cockroach are those little moments.

There’s a ton of super-cool scientific gadgets and vehicles in this book with an almost bond-esque quality to some of them.  How did you come up with all of those, and which one would you most like to own?

 Phew! This was the most fun part of the book to write. The thing about us humans is that we are always thinking up cool stuff.  The world could be coming apart at the seams, but we still make progress.  I think looking at the history of human invention is like looking at the history of the stock market.  Even when particular moments look awful, in the grand scheme of things, we are always making progress.  So, even in the face of grand disaster like climate change, I imagine that there will be humans who keep creating things in order to survive.  I saw a great TED talk about looking for answers to our greatest problems by looking at nature. The TED Talks has a subset of talks called Technology Designed by Nature. Here’s the link. https://www.ted.com/playlists/403/technology_designed_by_nature

I absolutely believe that if humans want to know how to do anything, all we have to do is look to nature.  If we want to know how to design a plane that flies in crazy wind, look at the albatross. If you want a vessel that can walk on water, look at the water-bug.  That’s what I did when thinking about creating the cool ships and flying devices in 2 Degrees. It was a blast.  I’d definitely want an Icarus Vest!

What’s on tap for you? Are you writing? What about events on the horizon? 

Yes, I am writing.  But, I’m still in the research and outlining phase.  My next story will tackle the subject of fresh water, and the coming lack thereof with climate change.  Yes, my next book will still be within the eco-fiction and climate fiction realms.  It’s where my head and heart exist at the moment.  But like you, love and friendship will always be the underpinnings of any story I write.  Love, in particular, will save us from ourselves.  As for appearances, I’m excited to be joining you and the other Bywater Books authors during Women’s Week in P-Town next week. Here’s the list of events.

 

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October 4, 2018 Posted by | Uncategorized | 1 Comment

Love All – Excerpt

Hi Friends,

I won’t make you wait around. I know what you’re all waiting for, so without further ado, the winner of last weeks’ drawing for a free autographed copy of Love All, is Stacy!

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But fear not, I am so excited about the release of my thirteenth romance novel, and I wanted to give all of you a little something, so I’m going to share with you an excerpt of the entire first scene from Love All.

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“Sadie, you can’t do this all by yourself.” Tad echoed the refrain of her parents, her brother, and every one of their friends. The only difference was, he held a golden ring between his trembling fingers. “I enlisted. I’m going to have insurance and housing and a steady paycheck. I’ll be able to take care of you both.”

Both.

She glanced down, surveying the face so small it was nearly lost in the sea of pink swaddling blankets and the oversized hospital gown obscuring her own features. The two of them were a unit, a package deal, tethered together now every bit as much as they’d been when connected by a cord. She didn’t need him to tell her. She felt the tie tugging at her core the same way she’d felt every kick, every shift, every hiccup.

“A baby needs a dad.” He pressed, the anguish making his voice raw.

“She’s got a dad.” She cupped one hand gently around his cheek, marveling at the contrast of her dark skin stark against the paleness of his.

Black and white. That’s how he saw the world. Right and wrong. So clear-cut. He would make a good soldier. His righteousness would give him strength, but so would hers. She held the sleeping baby closer in the crook of her arm, noticing for the first time that her eyes were the same shape as his. Would they hold her color? Retain the proud bridge of her nose? The little dimple of her chin mirrored his, but the shape of her tiny mouth clearly came from Sadie. She inspected the strangely familiar face, then looked back up at his, unable to tell which of them seemed more vulnerable in that moment. “I’m glad you’re her father, but I don’t want a husband.”

A little muscle in his jaw twitched under her fingers. “You don’t want a husband, or you don’t want me for a husband?”

She sighed softly. That was the question on which all their futures hung. She could add it to the long list of ones she couldn’t answer. “Tad, I don’t know how to explain, much less make anyone understand, but I have to do this on my own.”

“You’re sixteen.” Emotion cracked in his voice.

“I’m almost seventeen.”

“You haven’t finished high school.”

“I will.” “You don’t have a job.”

“I’ll find one,” she said matter-of-factly, partly because this wasn’t the first time she’d had this conversation, and partly because each time she said the words, her certainty grew.

“And who’s going to take care of her?” He nodded toward the sleeping infant, his smooth face contorted with a worry so discordant with her youthful features. “You can’t be everything she needs.”

She let her hand fall from his cheek as the final break between them was cemented. “I will be.”

He rose, tears shimmering over the cobalt eyes she’d been so drawn to so many months ago. She’d never seen eyes like his, not on anyone who’d ever looked at her the way he had.

“I’m trying to do the right thing, Sadie.”

“So am I,” she said resolutely.

He stared down at them for a long, heavy moment before bending to place the lightest of kisses across the baby’s smooth brow, but he made no attempt to repeat the gesture with her. She could feel the grief radiate off of him in waves with each exhale, but she managed to feel only relief as he straightened.

“I left my enlistment details with your mom. I’ll send my address as soon as I get to basic training in case you change your mind.” He sighed. “Or maybe if you want to send me pictures at least.”

She nodded. “Be safe.”

A strangled sound escaped his throat. “You too.”

She didn’t want him to go, but she didn’t want him to stay either. She didn’t feel anything at all from his absence, except maybe a hint of finality. Perhaps she should’ve felt scared, but she couldn’t summon any fear. Did that make her unrealistic? With all the doctors and nurses and social workers gone, had he been the only sensible one left in the room? When it came to her prospects as an unwed teenage mother, everyone she knew agreed with his assessment of her fitness.

Everyone but her.

She lifted her sleeping daughter to her chest, gently easing back the blanket to drop a kiss atop the wispy black curls. The scent of baby shampoo and fresh powder overtook the antiseptic tinge of the hospital air, and peace settled through her aching body. She didn’t know why she couldn’t share everyone else’s concern. She didn’t have answers to all their questions, but she knew with the same certainty she had had since the moment she’d first felt life growing inside her that she would find a way. This was her life, her child, her destiny.

“Destiny,” she whispered, and the baby’s eyes fluttered open, so big and round and beautifully full of awe. A smile built in Sadie’s chest and spread slowly until it stretched her cheeks.

“Do you like that?” she cooed softly.

The little girl blinked up at her, then furrowed her brow as if trying to focus on something complex.

“I think you do,” Sadie continued. “I think it’s going to stick.”

Sadie cradled the baby’s head in the palm of her hand and stared into the wonderment reflected there. “Everything’s going to work out. I don’t know how yet, but I know it will. You’re just going to have to trust me on that, because I’m your mama, and you are my Destiny.”

The baby blinked, and Sadie grinned. “Just me and you, kid. From here on out, everything I do, it’s going to be for you.”

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And there you have it!  The prologue to Love All.  If you want to see how we get from there to the wide world of professional tennis, you’ll have to go to http://www.bywater.com and get your own copy of Love All in print or eBook.

 

 

 

 

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September 25, 2018 Posted by | Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Love All – Exclusive Early Release!

Hey All,

I am super excited to announce that while the official wide release for Love All is still three weeks away, you can get the book in print or in ebook right now, exclusively at www.bywaterbooks.com!

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How awesome is that? 3 weeks early!

What’s more is I received my author copies in the mail late last week, and let me tell you, they are so pretty.  There’s nothing like holding your new baby, all wrapped up in an Ann McMan cover. It never gets old!

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And our good friend, Will Banks (aka Big Papi), who happens to be the person who inspired my son’s jump into the world of tennis, just happened to be visiting when the books arrived.  It seemed fitting that he get the first autographed copy.

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But now who wants the second autographed copy? ‘Cause I feel like I need to give one of these babies away!  How about anyone who comments on this blog, either here or on my social media pages, will be automatically entered to win a copy of Love All?  And if you want to enter but just can’t wait to go ahead and start the book now, go ahead and buy your copy today, then if I draw your name, you can pick one of my other books to have signed and sent to you!

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Go ahead, go get one, and get to reading!

 

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September 19, 2018 Posted by | Uncategorized | 23 Comments

Love All – A Tennis Romance

Have I mentioned I have a new book coming out at Women’s Week this year? Have I mentioned that Love All will be available exclusively from Bywater Books even before then?

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Of course I haven’t, at least not lately.  Between back-to-school time for my wife and son, and being on a deadline for both writing and edits, and being in total denial that summer had ended, it sort of slipped my mind.

That is to say it slipped my mind until this past weekend, because holy crap did you see the US Open?  That women’s final is something we will be talking about for years!

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I won’t rehash all the details. If you want my take on the ins and outs of the explosion inside Arthur Ashe Stadium this article from Sally Jenkins and the Washington Post is actual pretty close to how I feel.

The reason all that reminded me that I have a book set for wide release in less than a month is that book, Love All, actually ends at the US Open!  Yeah, way to whiff on the cross marketing there, Rach.

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If I were better at keep up with these things, I would have made that connection here much sooner.  I should have been running all sorts of ads all through the tournament.  Now it looks like I’m scrambling to catch up, which, in fact, I am.  Though not just because everyone is talking about tennis right now, and my book happens to be about tennis.  The connections go much deeper, and I hope you’ll indulge me in listing a few of them.

  1. My main character, Jay, is veteran tennis star in the midst of a tumultuous come-back. Despite being cool and controlled off the court, she has a bit of a temper when losing.  There are multiple rackets broken and fines levied throughout the book. It even happens in the first chapter.
  2. There is a history of player-, media-, and fan-abuse of said player, some of which was brought on by her own temperament, but the vast majority of which was heaped on her by others (sorry, you have to read the book to find out more!).
  3. There is an younger, biracial, upstart player in the picture.  She is not the love interest, mind you, but she’s a major side character who pushes our main character on and off the court.  Their relationship is at times contentious and at times caring, but always complex.
  4. There is a super-hot, and all around wonderful tennis mom.  Okay, this doesn’t actually relate to Saturday’s match (Or, I mean, maybe it does. I don’t really know either players’ moms). Still, Sadie is a woman trying to raise a well-rounded daughter in a competitive world that would much rather eat them both alive. She is fierce and determined. She has faced every stereotype imaginable with her head held high, and she refuses to let anyone short-change her or her daughter. Okay, actually that last part absolutely relates to the US Open match.
  5. Love All showcases an epic match at a major tournament (Wimbledon), and while it doesn’t involve any sexist chair umpires, it does have a massive misunderstanding, a bloodthirsty crowd of spectators, and a media maelstrom.  Seriously, you could have taken my players out of that scene and dropped them in Arthur Ashe stadium Sunday, and they wouldn’t have batted an eye at anything other than the court surface.
  6. There’s some hot sex.  Okay okay, maybe this isn’t an exact parallel to the match we all saw, but it’s worth mentioning when promoting a romance, right?

So there you have it.  A ripped-(sort of) from-the-headlines tennis romance featuring action, competition, and two wonderful women trying to find to find love in a cut-throat world we’ve all read so much about lately.  What do you say? Want to give it a shot?

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If so, you can pre-order your copy Love All today from www.Bywaterbooks.com

September 12, 2018 Posted by | Uncategorized | Leave a comment

In Development Wide Release!

Hello Friends,

I come bearing good news: In Development is now available in print and ebook form all over the world!  Again, I am sorry for Amazon’s delay in getting those ebooks out to my friends in other countries.  As those of you who follow this blog know, I am an avid traveler, and the idea of being stuck in once place makes me crazy.  The thought of my work being shared only with Americans stressed me out to no end.  Thank you to everyone who emailed from far away to tell me you were eagerly awaiting your chance to read In Development, and I glad you don’t have to wait any longer!

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I also want to thank everyone who has already read and reviewed In Development, either on Amazon, Goodreads or a dedicated review site.  I mentioned in my last blog how much the reviews mean to the sales and marketing metrics, and some of you responded by adding your own voices to the chorus of people who had already shared their thoughts.  It’s never easy as an author to acknowledge the importance of reviews without actually interfering in the review process, but even if we don’t feel comfortable replying directly, I hope you all know how much we authors appreciate the effort.

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And in that vein, In Development had gotten some reviews from some major reviewers in the world of LGBT fiction, and I’m going to share a few of those below, just in case anyone reading this blog is still undecided on whether or not they want to read In Development.

“Extremely well written, this is Spangler’s best yet. I rarely want to re-read a romance, but I literally fell for these two and this is definitely on the pile to revisit.” ~ The Lesbian Reading Room http://www.lesbianreadingroom.com/in-development-rachel-spangler/

“While writing about the author’s craft in character development, I must add that her prose is lyrical as it holds everything together. Little by little, the two women share of themselves with the reader but just enough to keep us guessing. They share amazing chemistry yet both are able to say and do how they feel.” ~ Amos Lassen http://reviewsbyamoslassen.com/?p=64683

“Their chemistry is perfectly crafted: sizzling, undeniableable and irresistible.” ~ LezReviewBooks https://lezreviewbooks.wordpress.com/2018/05/11/review-of-in-development-by-rachel-spangler/

So there you have it. In Development is available the world over in print and ebook, and some awesome folks seem to like it.  I hope you will, too!

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June 6, 2018 Posted by | Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Paperback Release Day! (And Notes)

Hi Friends,

First and foremost, it’s paperback release day for In DevelopmentIf you are one of those people who just loves the weight of a book in your hands, or the smell of freshly cut paper, or the way a page feels between your fingers, this day is for you!

You can get your paperback copy of In Development now!  No need to read the rest of the blog, go ahead and go!

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However, for those of you who have been waiting so patiently for the international eBook, I am so sorry it’s taken this long.  Brisk, the publisher, submitted ebooks for all our domestic and international channels on the same day.  Generally that means they all get published on the same day.  However, Amazon is having some sort of glitch in their system (or so they say), which is preventing some American publishers from uploading to international outlets. The awesome folks as Brisk have been in constant contact with Amazon, and they assure us they’re working on it as fast as they can, but I really hate that so many of my friends living in other countries are having to wait. So, I just wanted to point out that you can buy the ebooks in both ePub and mobi (Kindle-friendly) formats directly from the publisher, Brisk Press, as well as from my distributer, Bella Books.  Again, I’m sorry Amazon is having this problem, but if you really want to read In Development right away (I love you), there are at least a couple of options on the table.

Finally,  to everyone who has already bought their copy of In Development, I want to say a sincere thank you. You all keep me going, emotionally and financially.  I get to keep doing what I love to do because of you. And to those of you who have already read and reviewed In Development on Amazon or Goodreads, I want to give you a big virtual hug.

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I won’t go into what those reviews mean to authors in this blog, but suffice it to say, it’s a lot.  Those reviews affect every part of our business metrics right now.  Even taking the time to write a simple statement along the lines of “I liked this book, and I bet you will, too,” goes miles on the road for helping bolster both a book and the author. So, for everyone who took the time and effort to do so over the last week, I appreciate it more than you probably realize.

May 29, 2018 Posted by | Uncategorized | Leave a comment

In Development eBook Release!

Great news!  Shout it from the roof tops (or various social media platforms) that In Development is now available as an eBook!

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For those of you saying, “wait, I thought it didn’t come out until next week,” well surprise! Amazon has its way of doing things, and I rarely understand the finer points, but the wonderful folks at Brisk Press (Thanks Carolyn and Susan!) got things all sorted out ahead of schedule, which means In Development is now available as an eBook!

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This is the moment we’ve all been preparing for! You’ve seen the hawt Ann McMan cover and wondered whose sexy legs those were by the piano. You’ve heard about the awesome women who helped inspire my characters’ looks. You’ve read an excerpt from the first chapter of the book. And you’ve read the first review telling you this book is well worth your time and $9.99.  You are ready!  You know what to do now!  So what are you waiting for?  Go get your copy of In Development today!

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From a young age, Cobie Galloway made a career of playing the girl-next-door on the silver screen. Only, she’s not a teenager anymore. Ready to challenge herself artistically and earn the part she’s always dreamed of, she’s forced to face the realization that in order to win the roles afforded to edgier actresses, she might first have to audition by playing someone edgier in her day-to-day life.

Pop star Lila Wilder built a multimedia empire by always having her finger on the pulse of what’s hot. However, as she struggles to produce her next smash hit record, she’s finding it hard to keep her name in the public eye, and a string of tumultuous relationships with Hollywood boy-toys no longer captivates anyone’s attention.

Both women tentatively agree to a headline-grabbing fauxmance, with two simple rules: Always stick to the script, and never forget that on the stage of public perception, nothing is real. Can two women find love in a world of carefully crafted illusions, or will a successful charade mean the potential for something more gets left on the cutting-room floor?

May 22, 2018 Posted by | Uncategorized | Leave a comment

In Development: First Review

Hey Friends,

I am super busy right now.  I just finished writing a book, and I need to start my self-edits this week.  I have also been doing my last round of substantive edits on Love All, which will be released this fall, and best of all, we’ve been working on getting the ebooks of In Development into the Amazon distribution system!

That’s right, even as I type this, my new baby is making its way out into the world. So for those of you who want print books, you can pre-order them right now. And for those of you who want ebooks, hang in there. They are on their way.

For those of you who aren’t sure if you want to order In Development right now, let me offer you the book’s very first review to try to tip the scales in my favor.

This one comes from LezReviewBooks, and if you aren’t familiar with the site, you really should check it out.  You can see the review of In Development here, but spoiler alert: They like it! They said nice things like, “Their chemistry is perfectly crafted: sizzling, undeniableable and irresistible. ” They also gave it 4.5 out of 5 stars.

In fact, they liked it so much they made In Development their recommended book of the month!   Yay for being the book of the month before it’s even officially released.  I hope that means some of you will make it your book of the month (or at least one of them) as soon as it comes out.

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May 17, 2018 Posted by | Uncategorized | 5 Comments

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