15 February 2013

New & Noteworthy: February 15

The latest news from our contributors:

Blythe Gifford has signed a two-book contract with Harlequin Historicals. Returning to Fourteenth Century England, both books will be set at the court of Edward III, each at a different royal wedding. No title or date yet, but the first will probably be published in 2014. (Congrats Blythe!)

• Lisa J. Yarde’s short story, The Legend Rises, which chronicles the valiant uprising of the twelfth-century Welsh princess Gwenillian against English invaders, will be included in the HerStory anthology from Pagan Writers Press. Coming March 2013, this collection of fabulous fiction from several authors honors Women’s History Month, spanning the Roman Empire, the medieval period, the Civil War era and the women’s suffrage movement. Learn more at the HerStory blog.

Ginger Myrick now has paperback editions of El Rey, The Welsh Healer, and The Converso (English and Spanish editions) available for purchase through Amazon and its affiliates. See Ginger's website to get links for both the Kindle and print editions, along with discount codes for paperbacks of El Rey and The Welsh Healer purchased through the links on the book page.

• Ginger is also participating in the Hearts Through History blog hop, which will come to a close on February 16th. This hop features 24 historical authors with 24 giveaways - Ginger's giveaway is one ebook version (Kindle or Nook format) of The Welsh Healer. Get the details at Ginger's blog.

Kim Rendfeld will also be participating in the Hearts through History blog hop this week with more than 20 other authors. The hop includes historical love stories and giveaways from all the participants. Kim's contribution is about Charlemagne and Fastrada. Learn more at Kim's blog.

• Kim also has a new guest post at Pilling's Writing Corner about the role of magic in her novel The Cross and the Dragon.

Stephanie Draven's IT STINGS SO SWEET Roaring Twenties erotic romance released to critical acclaim. Receiving the coveted 4.5 Stars, a Top Pick from RT Magazine, it was also named one of the most anticipated erotic reads of the year. Check out the gorgeous burlesque cover.