Harlequin Historical Holiday Giveaway

Win a Kindle Fire! The Harlequin Historical Authors Holiday Giveaway is back. In the spirit of an Advent calendar, the authors are giving away daily prizes and a Grand Prize of a Kindle Fire. Play every day for more chances to win.

The Rules:

Each participating author will have an activity planned on their website for their special day. You may be asked to comment on a blog, find an ornament, or visit a Facebook page. For each day you participate, your name will be entered into the Grand Prize drawing. At the end of the month on December 23, one day from the calendar will be randomly selected. One of the entrants from that day will then be randomly selected to win the Kindle. The more days you visit, the better your chances!

I’ll be jumping in at the end on Dec. 22 with a special holiday giveaway.


Official rules and eligibility

Participating Authors

November 29 – Michelle Willingham

November 30 – Elizabeth Rolls

December 1 – Charlene Sands

December 2 – Diane Gaston

December 3 – Annie Burrows

December 5 – Elaine Golden

December 6 – Barbara Monajem

December 7 – Michelle Styles

December 8 – Deborah Hale

December 9 – Marguerite Kaye

December 10 – Lynna Banning

December 12 – Carol Townend

December 13 – Blythe Gifford

December 14 – Julia Justiss

December 15 – Terri Brisbin

December 16 – Ann Lethbridge

December 17 – Bronwyn Scott

December 19 – Sarah Mallory

December 20 – Kate Bridges

December 21 – Amanda McCabe

December 22 – Jeannie Lin

December 23 – Grand Prize Drawing

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Rumors of my untimely demise…

Are only partially exaggerated.

Given my zealous launch celebration last year about this time for BUTTERFLY SWORDS, I may seem relatively quiet for my upcoming release of the short story THE LADY’S SCANDALOUS NIGHT on September 1st followed by the release of THE DRAGON AND THE PEARL on September 20th.

I’m definitely still planning a little celebration with prizes and of course some signings and appearances, but nothing to rival the bacchanalia (new favorite word) of the BUTTERFLY SWORDS launch. The main reason why is—yes this is unscrupulous of me–I’m playing the CARD.

The “I’m going to be a mommy card”. Here’s my proof:

*blink* *blink* Yes, those are TWO little zygotes in there. No, neither hubby nor I have twins in either of our families. Yes, we were shocked, but quite excited. They’re cute, no? Actually this was the first ultrasound so they were just little blobs. They now look like little peanuts with tiny stick arms and legs. I told hubby they look just like him. 🙂

No worries. This is not going to turn into a baby blog, but there were a few people who suspected after my less than chipper appearance at RWA and so yes, the rumors are true. And if you happen to want to have mercy on me and help me spread the word about THE DRAGON AND THE PEARL since I’m going to be lying low and incubating…I did confess to being unscrupulous right?

I’m still waiting on pins and needles for the cover of THE LADY’S SCANDALOUS NIGHT (pre-order: Amazon(Kindle) | Barnes & Noble (Nook) ) The story is a parallel tale to THE DRAGON AND THE PEARL. They both can be read independently though chronologically they happen at the same time. I’m hoping “Scandalous Night” will seduce readers into the sexy battle of wills in “Dragon and Pearl.” MWHAHAHA!!

To be announced:

  • The cover for THE LADY’S SCANDALOUS NIGHT (fingers crossed that my cover karma holds out)
  • THE DRAGON AND THE PEARL galley will be made available on NetGalley for reviewers
  • My first southern California booksignings: San Diego and hopefully Los Angeles
  • Some nice launch prizes for those of you who would like to join in like last time
  • A little Dragon and Pearl blog tour

Stay tuned. Same bat time. Same bat channel…