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Out and About

Out and About

Space Coast Book Lover’s Conventions:
June 27th-June 30th, Cape Canaveral, Florida. I can’t wait to see those of you who will be attending this convention.

Literary Love Savannah:
July 25th-July 28th  Savannah, Georgia.
Laura Hawk and I will be hosting a dinner at The Pirate House on Friday July 26th (Dutch Treat).
E-mail me
at evelynlauthor@gmail.com to join us. Space is limited, first come, first serve.

Indie Fest:
August 1st-4th Orlando, Florida
I’m helping to host the Pub Crawl Thursday night. If you want to hang out…e-mail me at evelynlauthor@gmail.com and I’ll make sure you get home (LOL). If you love YA, I’m co-sponsoring the YA clique party and will be on the YA panel. I’ll have plenty of copies of ‘Selected’, ‘Chosen’, and ‘Designated’ at the signing. I’m sure I’ll be giving away a limited number of ‘Selected’ at both events.

Penned Con:
September 12th-14th, St. Louis, Missouri
**I’ve got 5 VIP tickets to give away.** The ticket includes everything except the Saturday night party. E-mail me at evelynlauthor@gmail.com to grab one of the tickets.

Show Me Your Books:
September 19th-21st, Kansas City, Missouri
I’ve given away the 2 VIP tickets I was given. But I’d love to get together for a couple of meals (Dutch Treat) during the event (for the times meals are not provided).
E-mail me at evelynlauthor@gmail.com so we can connect.

2020
In 2020 I’ll be returning to Weekend with the Authors and Literary Love, Savannah.

A Shifter’s Yearning

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Worlds of Magic, New Mexico

New Release: ‘A Shifter’s Yearning’ – The Shifters of Eclipse – Book 2

Blurb

An enchanted troll is cursed to fall in love with unattainable women…

Horse shifter Elle Thomas arrives in Magic, New Mexico to confront her late husband’s mistress. She’s distracted by a man whose soulful eyes are his only feature she can recall. Although she’s warned he’s dangerous, Elle’s helplessly drawn to him.

Billings Montana’s latest vision foresees his death or transformation. The presence of a new arrival activates the curse again, but she could also bring about its end. Nothing and no one will separate him from the woman who could be his salvation.

Will they fall victim to the curse or forge a new beginning?

Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07SW7TQ95

Kobo-Apple Books-Nook:
https://books2read.com/u/bWRgoM

Barbara Vey Appreciation Weekend

Barbara Vey Appreciation Weekend

I was thrilled to be a last minute addition to Barbara Vey’s Reader Appreciation Weekend in Milwaukee. Several years ago, I attended as a reader with my good friend Peggye from Denver. Although I had less than 2 weeks to prepare for the event, with my worlds being purple, it was quite easy to decorate my table. Every table had yummy cupcakes and mine had the cover from Drake’s Nightshade on the top. During the weekend, I also had a blast playing bingo with a wonderful table of incredible women. Two will be joining me in Kansas City for ‘Show Me Your Books’ in September.

In addition, I got to see Shelby at Penned Con as well. The last night we played a variety of games and my team won!!! It was great meeting new readers, since I never attended a conference in Wisconsin as an author. If you love to cruise, keep an eye open for Barbara’s 2021 Cruise. Her 2020 weekend will be April 17-19th. Unfortunately, I will not be able to attend, since I’ll be at Weekend with the Authors in Nashville that same weekend.

 

Blood Interlaced

Blood Interlaced
Laurent Blood Legacy, Book 2

Release Date: May 21, 2019

Blurb

The vampire in her romance novels turns out to be more than a figment of her imagination…

Laura Simon turned her nightly visions of a vampire into a lucrative romance series. When she’s rescued by a man who bears a striking resemblance to the vampire in her head, Laura’s world is turned upside down.

Jack Monroe feels an immediate attraction to the woman who invades his solitude. When he reads one of her novels and discovers he’s the protagonist, his interest in the woman becomes something more. He reluctantly lets her go, only to chase after her when he’s told about the blood legacy.

Will he condemn her to an eternity in darkness for a chance to walk again in the light?
Can a centuries old spell save them both?

The blood legacy continues…

Excerpt

Her eyes fluttered and opened. “Jacques,” she whispered.

He froze. Her eyes widened in response to his reaction. For the second time, he saw fear reflected in her eyes.

“What do you know of Jacques Monreau?” His French accent reemerged.

Laura struggled underneath him. “Nothing. He’s a character in my vampire series, nothing more.”

He wasn’t buying it. “Your books are very specific about events and women in his life. Explain that.”

She pushed against his shoulder and he withdrew from her. In a fit of anger, she rolled out of bed, taking the flat sheet with her. “He’s a figment of my imagination.”

“I’m Jacques Monreau and I just read about my life in your books,” Jack struggled to control his anger. He didn’t like being lied to.

“Don’t be ridiculous. Jacques is a vampire who would be over six hundred years old if he existed.” She ran a hand through her tangled hair. “If vampires existed. God, I can’t believe I’m having this discussion.”

The conversation went nowhere. He’d get the answers he needed. Jack rose from the bed and opened his mouth, allowing his fangs to extend.

Laura backed into the wall, her chin and lips trembling. Her hands negligently released the linen she’d wrapped herself in.

Naked, she crumbled to the floor.

The blood legacy continues…

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My 5th Anniversary As An Author: 2 FREE Books

On February 23, 2014, on my way to play tennis, a conversation that took place in Sedona, Arizona between my sister and my friend Al popped into my mind. The two talked about string theory and infinite parallel dimensions while I drove in rain and hail. The real-life discussion morphed into five young fictional characters in my mind telling me they were children of dissidents from a parallel dimension. Holy Cow!

The next day, I left for Los Angeles and Mexico. I purchased a 5-inch spiral notebook and did character development, world building, and plotting while on vacation. In August 2014, ‘The Chameleon Soul Mate’, the first book in The Worlds Apart series was published.

My second series, Nightshade Saga, spun off from a world I created in the second Worlds Apart book, ‘The Crystal Telepath’.

To celebrate my 5th anniversary, ‘The Chameleon Soul Mate’ and ‘Nightshade’ are both FREE February 23rd and February 24th, exclusively on Amazon.  Both series will stay on Kindle Unlimited another 90 days for my KU fans.

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Blood Entwined

Blood Entwined

Release Date: March 19th, 2019

Blurb:

Left for dead after a vicious vampire attack, a compulsion drives fledgling Annie Gerard to Magic, New Mexico. After believing herself safe, she’s manipulated into being the bait to capture the creature who turned her into a vampire.

Hunter Marc Bouchard failed at his last assignment, destroying his self confidence. He moves to Magic to lick his wounds and begin a new phase in his immortal life. Asked to house a female vampire and the promise of a centuries old spell turns his solitary existence upside down.

Will the blood legacy spell save the two would be lovers? It can only be possible in Magic, New Mexico.

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Latest Giveaways

I’m part of several giveaways. Take a look at them and see if you’ve read the book I’m offering or any of the other authors presented a book you’d love to read!

For the scifi lover in all of us. ‘Selected’ is part of the offering, but they have more than YA books you can check out. The promotion runs from November 1st- November 20th. So mark your calendars. I’ll remind you in my November newsletter (scheduled for November 13th).

https://claims.prolificworks.com/gg/DWXCwg1xYudigHHFawoL

What better way to celebrate Halloween than reading a novella that takes place on that supernatural night in Savannah? This promotion runs through October 30th. Grab your copy today. There are 131 books to choose from…Wow! ‘The Ultimate Act of Love’ was inspired by a ghost tour I took in Savannah during Authors After Dark.

https://claims.prolificworks.com/gg/RReEr5MLsNYoIlpX59dR

You’ve got to admit, this graphic is sexy. Here’s another chance to grab‘Nightshade’ if you haven’t already. This promotion runs through November 5th. 137 titles are available for you to consider.

https://books.bookfunnel.com/steamyparanormalromance/wbhg4ygg6m

Out and About October

M.L. Guida and I shared a table at the Penned conference in St. Louis last month. We gave away a Kindle. Here we are with the lucky winner (Yes, one of my readers). Congrats, Annie! Next year I’ll have my own table at Penned Conference. I just have too many books to be sharing a table.

I went to Mexico with my friend, Jackie. Her husband hates the heat, so we head south once a year for the last twenty years together. Each morning we go hiking up the foothills outside my resort and celebrate each night with amazing food. It’s the same hiking path I took when I first started writing and the women from the Worlds Apart series talked to me.

It was great meeting Cecilia at ‘Show Me Your Books’ and seeing her again at Penned Con.

Here are my conference dates for next year. I hope to see as many of you as possible.

  • Book Obsessed Babes (BOB) 3/9/2019 signing. St. Augustine, FL
  • Space Coast Book Lovers 6/27-30/2019  Cape Canaveral, FL (just west of Cocoa Beach)
    Arrive a day early and check out the Kennedy Space Center/NASA. It’s awesome
  • Penned Con 9/12-14/2019 St. Louis, MO
  • Show Me Your Books NEW DATES 9/19-21/2019 Kansas City, MO

In 2020 I’ll be returning to Weekend with the Authors and Literary Love, Savannah.

An Unleashed Passion: Outer Worlds Passion Book 2

An Unleashed Passion

An Unleashed Passion
Outer Worlds Passion Book 2

Release Date: November 13, 2018

Blurb:

As a castoff bride, she had no future.  He was a hybrid-human who believed he was beneath her.

Laurel Brayton was raised to be one thing, a contracted bride. When her groom married another, her future appeared bleak. Victimized, she was determined to take control of her life despite the odds.

Gerard Holmes was in love with a woman he could never possess. When she came to him in desperation, he had no choice but to succumb to her wishes. Every decision she made placed her in greater danger, causing Gerard to reach deep inside himself and overcome his past insecurities.

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September 2018 Out and About

One of my favorite things about attending conference is meeting new friends/readers. Many I communicated with via Facebook, but it’s special meeting them face-to-face.

I met Mary at the 2013 Romcon in Colorado Springs. She came to surprise me and another Author in Phoenix in 2015. Well, my day was made when Mary was attending a wedding in Kansas City and came to the Marriott specifically to see me. She’s a dear friend and I didn’t want to let her go.

On of the advantages of being short is being front and enter when a group photo is taken. This was the first ‘Show Me Your Books’ and we had an incredible collection of authors. I was proud to be part of the group.