Tuesday, October 9, 2012

Good News Day!

Welcome to this week's good news...


Ooodles of news this week from our pubbed and unpubbed Dark Siders!!!



SALES 

Kylie Scott has sold a sci-fi erotic romance novella to Ellora's Cave, tentatively titled Colonist's Wife. No set release date yet.



BOOK LAUNCH

We have several Dark Siders on (virtual) book launches at the moment - Erica Hayes ( Revelation:The Seven Signs Bk#1, a dark apocalyptic/urban fantasy romance), Kylie Scott (Flesh, a post-apocalyptic erotic romance) and Jenny Schwartz (Courting Trouble, a steampunk romance).

Keep an eye out on their blogs (Erica, Kylie, Jenny) for the blog tour dates as there are giveaways and other fun activities happening!


Blurbs for Flesh & Courting Trouble below! Revelation was included in last week's GND!



BOOK COVERS & RELEASE DATES

Darksider Carolyn Wren writes both paranormal and contemporary romance. Her debut contemporary romance, Diplomat's Daughter, comes out with Secret Cravings Publishing November 16th.


A covert operative. A life filled with secrets.
Jared Knight works with an elite group of agents trained to track down the worst criminals humanity has to offer. His career leaves no room for relationships.
On a dangerous assignment in Monaco he is captivated by a woman in a crowded ballroom. Disturbed by the uncharacteristic lapse, he is determined to forget her...
Five years later Jared offers Cecilia Benedict his protection when she becomes the object of an overzealous secret admirer. Unbeknown to Cecilia she is the woman who has haunted Jared’s thoughts. He can stay away no longer now her life is in danger.
Cecilia is intrigued by Jared’s serious manner and deep grey eyes. In the close confines they share she finds herself emotionally and physically drawn to him. An attraction grows...
But danger lurks in the shadows, threatening to destroy their relationship before it can even begin.



Anna Hackett's Mind Raider (Bk#2 The Anomaly Trilogy) comes out this month!


Never hide, never cower and live by your own rules.  Life has taught mind raider Mara Ross to never let anyone break her. Especially not the crime lord who tortured her for her ability to control other people’s minds.  But now her former tormentor has kidnapped another woman and Mara will do anything to save her—including joining forces with a dark, powerful man who is more dangerous than anything Mara’s faced before.
The CIA’s experiments left Callahan with lethal powers he must control with every inch of his will.  As the leader of Haven, a sanctuary for anomalies, he stays focused and alone…until Mara blazes into his life. Cal knows he must keep his distance from the fiery mind raider because she threatens his control…and if his control breaks, people die.
On a mission deep in the wilds of Indonesia, desire explodes between Cal and Mara. But as the two wounded souls are drawn to each other, terrible secrets from Cal’s past threaten to drive them apart.



Courting Trouble is Jenny Schwartz's latest release with Carina Press. It came out October 1st.


Swan River Colony, Australia, 1895 
All suffragette Esme Smith wants is respect. Her beau, American inventor Jed Reeve, may be more enlightened than most men, but lately his need to protect her is at odds with her need for independence. Esme begins to wonder if a modern woman can share her life with a man without losing some of herself.
With his courtship of Esme stalled, the last thing Jed needs is the pressure of saving the Prince of Wales. But when blueprints for a sonic destroyer fall into his hands, he uncovers an anarchist plot that could have deadly consequences.
While investigating the threats, Jed is determined to keep Esme out of harm’s way, despite her protests. But when the terrorists capture Jed and demand a priceless emerald in exchange for his life, it’s Esme who must draw on all her strength to save the day.


Flesh is a post-apocalyptic erotic romance by debut author Kylie Scott, and was released with Momentum on October 1st!

Ali has been hiding in an attic since civilisation collapsed eight weeks ago. 
When the plague hit, her neighbours turned into mindless, hungry, homicidal maniacs.
Daniel has been a loner his entire life. Then the world empties and he realises that being alone isn’t all it’s cracked up to be.
Finn is a former cop who is desperate for companionship, and willing to do anything it takes to protect the survivors around him.
When the three cross paths they band together; sparks fly, romance blooms in the wasteland and Ali, Daniel and Finn bend to their very human needs in the ruins of civilisation. 
Lust, love and trust all come under fire in Flesh as the three battle to survive, hunted through the suburban wastelands.




REVIEWS

Peta Crake's debut book, Harbinger, has been given a 5 star review by Turner's Antics.
"Not only is Peta an Australian author, but her novel is amazing...This fantastic book is a must read for all that enjoy mythology, humour, romance and action. It has it all."
Full review here.

And Totally Booked also gives Harbinger 5 stars!
"...This was not at all what I expected. I was only initially attracted to the book from it's gorgeous cover but I read this entire thing in a little over 2 days...Peta Crake is not only a talented authoress who reeled me in with her straight-from-the-hip writing style, but she has crafted a story that literally leaves me sad that it's over...
[Harbinger]...is an adult para-romance, with healthy lashings of ancient mythology and hot gods, all wrapped up in a truly witty, well-written page-turner of a story."
Full review here.


The Reading Cafe has an early review of Erica Haye's, Revelation.
"Throughout this dark fantasy, Hayes was able to bring in a lot of humor, wittiness to break up the tension.  As I have said, this story was filled with tense action, violence, horrible demons, and yet managed a wonderful romance.  Great start to a new series, as I cannot wait for the next book…Redemption."
Full review here.




Fangbooks has reviewed Flesh, Kylie Scott's debut book.
"Flesh is a fast paced thriller, a stunningly sensual feast and a funny, tragic, horrifying emotional journey in a world torn apart. It’s erotic, it’s got zombies, and it’s fun."
Full review here.







OTHER

Rogue Phoenix Press have requested Khloe Wren's full manuscript, Her Guardian Angel - good luck with the submission!

2 comments:

  1. Well done, everybody and good luck with your sales. :)

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  2. So much fab news! Congrats everyone. And thank you for your brilliant stories. I'm reading and loving them

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