21 December 2007

Weekly Announcements - 21 Dec 07

Lisa Yarde's medieval romance LOVE REMEMBER ME has been accepted for publication by Enspiren Press. In the years before the Norman conquest, a Saxon lord's son and a Norman falconer's daughter meet and share a timeless bond, forged by their love of falconry. After years of separation, they reunite and discover their love remains strong, but the Norman conquest of Saxon England threatens their future happiness. Congratulations, Lisa!

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Sundial by Carrie LoftyCarrie Lofty's short story "Sundial" was released as an ebook by The Wild Rose Press on Wednesday. It's now #7 on TWRP's bestsellers list! The award-winning time travel set in 1958 Italy also garnered high praise from Margaret Marr of the online entertainment magazine Nights & Weekends:
It's a clever, spicy-sweet, and heart-breaking love story... With its heated love scenes and a shattering, unexpected parting, "Sundial" will have you holding your breath, wondering how Amber and Mark can ever be together in their respective futures. If you're a lover of romances and believe in the impossible made possible, you'll enjoy "Sundial" as much as I did.
You can read the complete review here.

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Bewitched by Sandra SchwabSandra Schwab has managed to survive revision hell for Bewitched, coming in April 2008. She would like to offer a big THANK YOU to everybody who visited her blog to cheer her on, offer advice on scenes, and help her with tricky research. It was very much appreciated!

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Just in time for Christmas, Jennifer Mueller is giving away a free e-cookbook filled with all the recipes from her various stories--which means food from dozens of times and places! Go to her cookbook page to download your copy!

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The Falcon and the Dove by Bonnie VanakBonnie Vanak's first Egyptian historical The Falcon & the Dove will be reprinted by Dorchester in February of 2008.

What lies beneath the sands of Akhetaten, Egypt? A secret... A secret guarded by an ancient tribe for three thousand years... A secret a courageous sheikh vows to protect from archaeologists... A secret a desperate woman will risk her life to find...A secret that will forever change the lives of a man and woman destined for each other...
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Her Shadowed Heart by Anne WhitfieldAnne Whitfield has the cover for her newest Victorian historical, Her Shadowed Heart.

Anna Thornton leads a privileged life, but she’s not content. When the dashing Matt Cowan sweeps her off her feet, she thinks her boring existence has changed for the better, only all is not as it seems. Betrayed and faced with family secrets, Anna flees her home. Taking her trusted maid with her, she begins a new life, which is filled with events that will test her strength and self belief.
However, fate sends a man to heal her heart, but will she trust herself to another again? Will the past recede enough for her to see a brighter future?
Her Shadowed Heart will be released by Enspiren Press in 2008 as an ebook and in trade paperback.

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A Christmas Wedding Wager by Michelle StylesJoin us on Sunday when author Annie Burrows will stop by to review A Christmas Wedding Wager by Michelle Styles, which she won several weeks ago. Don't miss it!

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Have a good weekend and a fantastic holiday season. We'll be here all week with more posts on Holidays & Celebrations! If you have an announcement to make for next week, email Carrie! See you next week...

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