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Saturday, March 15, 2014

We're all a bit Irish on St. Patrick's Day

  ~ HaPpY St. Patty's Day
Enjoy Ireland without leaving the comfort of your favorite chair with some of our talented authors...

(Sale prices good from March 16th thru March 24th)


~ Short Story ~ An Ancient Tale of Ireland... "Deirdre of the Sorrows," cursed with a beauty to make kingdoms war, is spared as a babe. When nearly grown, her beauty and youth captivates King Conor, setting in motion a tragedy that involves kings and countries, warriors and sages. A bardic-style legend told countless times in Ireland—a classic Irish tale of love, loyalty, betrayal, and revenge.

**FREE** Smashwords  Nook   99 cents at Amazon 

~ Contemporary Romance Novel ~ English actress Jenna Sutton and American artist Guy Sinclair meet when they inherit a house in Ireland. Curious about their benefactress, they discover surprising links to the original owners of the house which leads to an intriguing tale of a 19th century love affair. Will their Irish inheritance eventually drive them apart – or bring them together?   

**SALE** 99 cents at AMAZON 

$2.99 at Smashwords  Nook  Also available in print.


~ Contemporary Romance Novella ~  Aubrey Jules, a reporter from Unbelievable Finds is sent to investigate a box, which is reputably older than time and crafted by the wee folks. Mr. O’Grady, owner of the bed and breakfast in Dana Point, California, convinces Aubrey to wish for a soul mate. When Ian Quinn, who abandoned Aubrey ten years ago, walks in she’s convinced the faeries have a wicked sense of humor.

**SALE** 99 cents at AMAZON 
$2.99 at Smashwords  Nook  Also available in print.


~ Short Story ~ Murder and Intrigue in 5th century Ireland! Conor MacCormac is not only the most honored warrior of Connacht, he is the king’s closest
friend. When his leader is murdered at the High-King’s Fair, it is up to Conor to find the killer. The king had no shortage of enemies – but which one is guilty? And what price must Conor pay to find the answer?
99 cents  AMAZON   Smashwords   Nook


~ Short Story ~ Murder and Intrigue in 5th century Ireland! Conor MacCormac, the new King of Connacht, had not wanted a Christian church in his territory,
but the High-King – a new convert – had insisted. Now the priests have been slaughtered by raiders from the northlands – or so it seems. Conor must unravel the mystery, and he fears the truth may rock the Emerald

99 cents AMAZON  Smashwords  Nook  


~ Paranormal Romance novella - sensual ~
A knight...  A lady...  And a deadly dark secret...
A fiend dwells in the forest and Sir Liam Cantwell sets out to slay it. Only the fiend is a fair maiden named Glamis Drui. Will Liam fall prey to her deadly embrace or will his knightly charms be her undoing? 

99 cents    Amazon  Smashwords   Nook


~ Romance Short Story ~ 
Dark...  Dangerous...  Powerful...
The year is 800 AD on the Emerald Isle. Five years ago, Prince Jasper lost his daughter Aithne to the world on the other side of the bonfires. Every year since, Jasper sends champions to this other world on the day of Samhain, when the barrier is weakest. This year, Finn braves the bonfires in search of Aithne, but dare he follow his heart? Or will greed dictate his actions? 

99 cents   Amazon

There was a time when the nightwalkers lived among the humans,       before they were known as vampyres or vampires to the modern world. Nightwalkers required blood to sustain life, a source easily supplied within their own clan. Male and female shared their blood with each other. As time marched on, their way of life became compromised.Though there are many stories of courage, this is Adryanna and Bram's story, a daywalker and a blood drinker, who defied the odds and forged a new destiny. The day was hers. The night was his. But Twilight was theirs.
**FREE** AMAZON  Mar 19 - 21 ONLY  [Also available for sale in print]

Saturday, March 1, 2014


and FREEBIES are utterly FANTASTIC!

Please take advantage of READ AN EBOOK WEEK to find bargains 
and discover new-to-you authors.
Are you in a reading rut? Time to EXPERIMENT!
Try a genre you don't normally read -- you may be pleasantly surprised...

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