Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Guest Post w/Giveaway - Solitary Horseman by Deborah Camp

 Solitary Horseman

by Deborah Camp

GENRE:  Historical Romance (Western)

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Texas rancher Callum Latimer believed that the Civil War had killed everything tender and yearning inside of him until he struck up a partnership with Banner Payne. His dark-haired, golden-eyed, spirited neighbor stirred embers that he thought were long dead . . .

Sunlight glided over hair as she shifted from one boot to the other, and before his mind could catch up with his instincts, Callum reached out and wrapped his index finger around one of her auburn curls. Its softness against his calloused skin sent longing through him like a rushing river. She’d be like that all over – soft where he was hard, giving where he was not. He heard her gasp and his heart bucked.

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Author Intervew w/Excerpt & Giveaway - Dead Girls Don't Cry (The Undead Space Initiative Book 1) by Casey Wyatt


Dead Girls Don’t Cry
The Undead Space Initiative, Book 1
Casey Wyatt
 

Genre: Urban Fantasy/Paranormal Romance 
Date of Publication: August 18, 2016 
ISBN-13: 978-1534902718 * ISBN-10: 1534902716  
ISBN13: 2940153402147 * ASIN: B01HUFDDT2 
Number of pages: 410 * Word Count: 83,000 
Cover Artist: Kim Killion, Inc. 

Book Description: 
Cherry Cordial, vampire stripper extraordinaire, spectacularly messes up her life with a single act of kindness. How could she have known when she rescued gorgeous rogue Ian McDevitt that she would be implicated in the vampire queen’s murder?  
Soon, she faces the wrath of the entire vampire community. To escape retribution, she joins a settlement program to colonize Mars. Her choices are grim: hurtle through space to the red planet to face the unknown and possible death, or stay on Earth and face certain annihilation.  
To make things even more complicated, a certain gorgeous rogue seems to be shadowing her every move... 

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Spotlight w/Excerpt - Playing His Game by Audrey Randall

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 Playing His Game
Author: Audrey Randall
Genre: Erotic Romance
Release Date: August 8, 2016

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Synopsis:


Playing His Game 

Learning the moves from the best… 

Aimee, a teacher, never wanted to be in the limelight, but when her professional videogame playing twin sister asked her to fill in for her at the regional championships, how could she say no? Especially, when the best player of  The Celestial Prophesy  is her teacher… in more ways than one. All she knows is that she is dying to lick his Star Wars Rebel Alliance tattoo and see if he is the Superman that his other body art implies. 

He's going to school the teacher... 

Daemon Ivanov has lusted after Aimee for years. One taste of her and he knows that she will be his. A few nights will not be enough.  

Daemon plays to win. 

Caution: This story is full of lust. So much lust that you might find that you need a fan due to the rising temperature in the room. It's the first in a series with an HEA, but is a standalone story.



KEEP READING AFTER PLAYING HIS GAME FOR A COMPLETE BONUS TRYST! 


The Virgin and the Cowboy 


Carey is having the worst day ever! Her expensive new shoe breaks causing her to fall, but to make matters worse, a hot cowboy witnesses it. She never expected that her worst day ever would land her in the arms of her dream cowboy. Don’t forget to read to the end to see Carey’s HEA. 

These stories are meant for an adult audience. If you are 18+, enjoy! 



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Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Double Cover Reveal - JUNKIE and JAGGER by Heather C. Leigh


Junkie and Jagger by are Heather C. Leigh’s latest creation. 
The Broken Doll Series is a dark romance duet about a heroin addict who falls in love with the drug lord holding her captive and drops on September 13th! 

Pre-order
this highly anticipated release TODAY!
 
Junkie (Book One)
Jagger (Book Two)

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Release Blitz & Giveaway - When Stars Collide (Light in the Dark #2) by Micalea Smeltzer



 When Stars Collide
 Light in the Dark #2 
Author: Micalea Smeltzer
Genre: New Adult
 Release Date: August 30, 2016


Blurb

We were like two stars orbiting each other—dancing around the possibility that one day we might collide. When we finally did, we opened up a black hole, obliterating everything around us. No one would be the same.

Least of all, us.

Waking up in Vegas married to the guy of your dreams sounds like a good thing, right? Not when you’re Thea Montgomery and said guy is your brother’s best friend.

Thea and Xander have always avoided the connection between them because her brother would never approve. Now, they’re married— the strongest bond you can have as a couple—and they’re not even a real couple…unless they want to be.

Thea wants an annulment immediately, but Xander’s waited too long to see her become his and he won’t let her go easily.

If she wants a divorce, fine, but he wants the summer to convince her that he’s the one. If at the end of the summer she still wants to end their marriage he’ll sign the papers, but until then…


All is not fair in love and war.



Read the first 3 chapters on Wattpad now



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Character Letters & Giveaway - Her Rogue Alpha (X-Ops #5) by Paige Tyler


Her Rogue Alpha

X-Ops, #5

Author: Paige Tyler
Pubdate: September 6th 2016
ISBN: 9781492625896 

HE’LL DO ANYTHING FOR HER

Former Special Forces Lieutenant Jayson Harmon can’t believe that his war scars don’t matter to beautiful feline shifter Layla Halliwell. Why would she saddle herself with a broken man?  

But Layla knows that Jayson is a hero to the core, and that only she can heal his wounded soul. So when Jayson is deployed on another deadly mission, no way is Layla staying behind… 

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Download the first three chapters here.

Monday, August 29, 2016

Spotlight - Luke Ahearn's Design Services


Luke Ahearn’s Design Services

Cheap covers are costly!


If you’ve written a book, spent countless hours on your dream, and are ready to self-publish you know how important a great cover is. It’s an accepted necessity. What you might not know is that one pretty image is not the end of what you will need, it is just the beginning.

You will quickly discover that you need a long list of variations and derivative graphic materials and it’s all these added and unforeseen items that drive up the actual cost of a cheap cover. Unlike other designers that charge you some pretty hefty fees for every little thing they do, I do it all for one cost.

And, unlike most designers, I am a successfully published writer of both fiction and nonfiction. I’ve created, designed, and have seen the end results of my cover work going back decades. I’ve done it on my own and with large publishers.

Among the things you might find yourself needing, almost immediately, are assorted sizes, formats, and layouts of your cover. There will be tweaks and changes along the way such as adding reviews and updated copy. You might even need to add an award medallion or indicate that your book is now the first book in a series.

If you do any marketing, and you will need to if you want to sell any books, you will need a 3D version of the cover, banners, ads, and even an audio-book version of the cover. It’s all included in one price with me. Go price all that with another designer or service.

I don’t sell a cover and wipe my hands of you. I don't sell packages, just waiting for you to come back for more, I sell a professional cover with my ongoing support and service. Getting a cover for your book is only the beginning of your needs. A cheap cover will soon cost much more than my complete cover service.

Spotlight w/Giveaway - Descended (The Alien Mate Index 3) by Evangeline Anderson

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The Alien Mate Index:3
Author: Evangeline Anderson
Genre: Science Fiction Romance
Release Date: August 27, 2016
Hosted by: Book Enthusiast Promotions

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Unswerving Loyalty, Unquestioning Devotion, Unremitting Obedience. This is the vow of the Imperial Guard for his mistress, the Goddess-Empress.

Nobody said anything about Love.

Kristoff Verrai is assigned to find Charlotte Walker, the new Goddess-Empress, and bring her to be crowned. But she's a Royal and he's a commoner so loving her isn't an option.

Tell that to his heart.

Now Charlotte and Kristoff are on a mission to get her to Femme 1 where the Golden Throne awaits her. But they'll have to dodge assassin-droids, imposters, and the evil Count Doloroso to get there.

And after all that, they'll have to fight the most dangerous threat at of all...the growing love between them.

Spotlight - Saving Grace (Shifter Chronicles Book 1) by Anita Cox

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Shifter Chronicles Book 1
by Anita Cox


Already struggling with her royal status, Lycan Princess Grace McGovern faces the challenge of accepting a mate. The very sexy Roman LaRossa, is already infatuated with Grace. He’s also her pack’s Beta. As Grace’s was raised in the human world, she is determined to bring Lycan women’s rights up to speed, bringing them equality and protection for the violence they face from the Scottsboro pack’s supernatural puppy mill. Can Grace succeed in her goals or will the Scottsboro pack win by kidnapping her and using her to breed her royal blood into their pack until there’s nothing left of her?

Jagger Merrell, Alpha of the Scottsboro pack, takes great pride in his need to bring an end to the Lycan Clan and will do anything and everything he can to bring it and their too independently minded Princess, Grace McGovern to her knees. Will he finally rule the Kingdom of Lycan and tame this odd Alpha Princess once and for all?

Roman, the Belfast Pack’s Beta, has always loved Grace but will his chauvinist and controlling ways cause her to refuse him as her King?

Can Grace find love with Roman? Can Roman save her from Jagger? Who will win this battle of wills to rule the Kingdom of the Lycan?


Content Notes: M/F, Trans, M/F/H, Menage, F/F, Violence but not for titillation



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41wYl0rMWwL._UX250_ Anita Cox is a bestselling author of a growing number of novels. For over ten years, she's written contemporary, erotic, and paranormal, romances via traditional, independent, and audio publishers. An only child born and raised in the Midwest, Anita enjoyed reading novels as a way to occupy herself and set her imagination free. That propensity blossomed into creations of her own as she began crafting novels of her own. As she matured, she began writing more adult tales and donned the pen name Anita Cox. Anita resides in Indiana with the last teenager in her herd, a fluffy-not-fat cat named Tommy Chong, Titan the English Mastiff and the husband that helped create her creative pen name. In her free time, Anita enjoys fishing, gardening, and devouring equal portions of strong coffee and well-written novels.

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Press Release: Pump Up Your Book Announces Robert J. Dornan's '23 Minutes Past 1 A.M.' Virtual Book Tour


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

Chincoteague Island, Virginia, August 14 2016: Pump Up Your Book! is proud to announce Robert J. Dornan’s ’23 Minutes Past 1 A.M.’ virtual book tour starting September 5 and ending November 30.  Robert will be guest appearing at blogs throughout the U.S. and international regions talking about his phenomenal new historical fiction novel that critics are calling very real and moving.

Robert J Dornan is someone who wishes to leave a better world to his children. He realizes that the odds are slim but he will do whatever he can to increase the probability of success.  He is always
open to discuss new and innovative ideas and hopes someday to see the building of a functional solar city as well as a fair and community-driven compensation system.

23 Minutes Passed 1 A.M. is a work of fiction based on factual events from Chernobyl and villages throughout Ukraine. In the early morning of her sister's wedding day, Mila Kharmalov stared in stunned silence at the coloured sparks streaming from Reactor Four of the Chernobyl Nuclear Plant.  At that very moment, her life and the lives of everyone she knew changed forever.

Years later and on another continent, Adam Byrd was writing biographies for everyday people looking to leave their legacy in book form. When the woman he loved phoned from Kiev offering him the chance to write the story of a lifetime, he jumped at the opportunity not realizing that his voyage would be a bumpy ride through a nations dark underbelly. With the help of his friend's quirky cousin, Adam is nudged into a fascinating adventure of love, greed, power and psychotic revenge, culminating with a shocking finale.

If you’d like to follow his tour, visit http://www.pumpupyourbook.com/2016/08/01/pump-up-your-book-presents-23-minutes-past-1-a-m-virtual-book-publicity-tour/.  Please leave a comment or question at each of his tour stops to let him know you stopped by!

Pump Up Your Book! is an award-winning virtual book tour agency for authors who want quality service at an affordable price.  More information can be found on our website at http://www.pumpupyourbook.com/. While there, check out our Authors on Tour page to see what we have coming up in the months ahead. We’re always looking for new bloggers to join our team.

Contact Information: 
Dorothy Thompson
Founder of Pump Up Your Book! Virtual Book Tours
P.O. Box 643
Chincoteague Island, Virginia  23336

Friday, August 26, 2016

Excerpt & Giveaway - The Butch and the Beautiful (Queers of La Vista) by Kris Ripper


Hi, I'm Kris and welcome to the blog tour for The Butch and the Beautiful, book two in my awesome queer soap opera! Enjoy the blog tour!
 



Jaq Cummings is a high school teacher who really wants a committed relationship—as long as it doesn’t keep her out late on school nights or interrupt Sunday mass with her dad. She is absolutely not about to fall for the hot-mess divorcĂ©e she hooks up with even if said hot mess pushes all her buttons. Jaq’s white knight days are over. 

But one hookup with Hannah becomes two, then coffee, then more incredibly hot sex. And unlike most of Jaq’s exes, Hannah’s not looking for someone to come on strong. In fact, Hannah comes on plenty strong enough for both of them. But she’s just out of a disastrous marriage, she’s in the process of moving across the state, and Jaq can’t take a chance on yet another relationship where she defaults to being a caregiver instead of a partner. 

Just when Jaq decides her relationship with Hannah is far too precarious, a crisis with a student reminds her of her priorities and makes it clear that sometimes, you have to take big risks to get what you really want. 


Excerpt & Giveaway - Not A Game by Cardeno C.

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by Cardeno C.

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An accidental meeting and a misunderstanding lead to a life-altering connection.

An accidental meeting and a misunderstanding lead to a life-altering connection.

A new job, a new city, and hopefully a new life. When chubby gamer Oliver Barnaby receives a job offer from the best boutique game developer in the country, he leaves his family and his less than spectacular existence in Oklahoma without a second’s hesitation. Determined to change more than his career and his geography, Oliver implements a plan to finally land a boyfriend. Step one is improving his skills in the bedroom.

A life that looks perfect on paper, but feels empty in reality. Attractive, successful, charismatic Jaime Snow has a life other people envy. His already booming business is growing. He isn’t lacking in friends. And he has no trouble finding a date. But there’s an emptiness in Jaime’s heart and a hole in his life that only the right man can fill.

An accidental meeting, a misunderstanding, and falling in love. When Oliver and Jaime end up at the same bar at the same time, they each see something they want in the other. Going to bed together that first night is easy. Building the lifetime relationship they both desperately crave will require trust, time, and a little misunderstanding.



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Spotlight - A Siren for the Bear (Sarkozy Brothers Book 1) by Pia Milan

A Siren for the Bear
Sarkozy Brothers Book 1
By Pia Milan

Carson Grant sings for her supper. Between her covers and her weekend gigs, she’s been making it well enough as an indie singer.
Until she lands a job she can’t say no to.

Marek Sarkozy knew, the moment he saw his Siren, that she was the one for him. Now, he’ll do whatever it takes to make her his, even if his heart ignores his reality.

The Sarkozy men hid a secret as old as their ancestors. Their bear shifter genes are slowly dying out. But Marek doesn’t care if he is the last of his line. Not as long as he can have Carson.

But will the danger to his clan outweigh the strength of his devotion to his chosen mate?

*Standalone Bear Shifter Romance*



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Author Bio:

Pia Milan is the author of sexy paranormal romance with bite plus mystery. It’s not just boy meets girl – or shifter meets human.



Stalker Links:

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/PiaMilanAuthor/?fref=ts

Blog: http://piamilan.wordpress.com/

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Thursday, August 25, 2016

Author Interview & Giveaway - Chrysalis: Personal Transformation From The Inside Out by Ann Vanino


Chrysalis: Personal Transformation From The Inside Out

by Ann Vanino

GENRE: Personal Growth

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We are living in a time of transformation. Old ways are fading. New ways are emerging. There is an increasing focus within. Many of us are feeling a desire to create a new direction for our lives.

Chrysalis: Personal Transformation From The Inside Out uses nature’s process of Chrysalis- a caterpillar transforming to a butterfly – as a guide for our own personal transformation. Each stage of Chrysalis provides a jumping-off point, upon which to reflect about our own experiences as we each transform.

Release Day w/ Excerpt & Giveaway - Pirate (Space Gypsy Chronicles) by Eve Langlais

Today we have the blog tour for Pirate by Eve Langlais!

Grab your copy of this new scifi today!


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About Pirate: Pirate

A Galactic Adventure – with a sassy ship – and aliens!   Earth: a space pirate’s dream when it comes to booty, but not a good place to Earth: a space pirate’s dream when it comes to booty, but not a good place to hide when bounty hunters come looking. Pulling up stakes means Rafe must leave his vintage trailer behind, but in the process, he acquires a passenger, a mouthy female who seems to think she’s calling the shots. She’ll soon learn who’s the captain. And it isn’t Annabelle, his bossy ship. Travel the galaxy with this gypsy pirate as he looks for treasure–and finds trouble instead. The universe might be out to get him, but he’s not giving in without a fight.

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Spotlight w/Excerpts - Rubicon International Series by Ann Gimpel


Garen
Rubicon International, Book One
Ann Gimpel
 

Dream Shadow Press * 55K words 
Release Date: 6/14/16 * Genre: Shifter Romantic Suspense
Undercover Shifter Bad Boys = Alphas With Serious Attitude 
Tumble Across the Rubicon Into the Death-Riddled World of International Espionage 

Book Description: 

As an agent for an international espionage firm, Miranda has her hands more than full. Between secretly lusting after her boss, Garen, and making sure the dirty little secret about her double life as a wolf shifter remains hidden, she’s still a virgin at nearly thirty. 
Sent to eliminate the head of a human trafficking organization in Amsterdam, she barely escapes with her life. Injured, frightened, and under attack the second her private jet lands in the U.S., she’s not certain where to turn. 
Garen’s watched Miranda just as surreptitiously as she’s been eyeing him.  
Unfortunately, the fact that she works for him is a showstopper. Plus, he has a few secrets of his own that have kept him single. When Miranda insists on heading up a covert operation, he can’t come up with a plausible reason to stop her. Watching her sprint headlong into danger damn near kills him. He wants to hold her, love her, protect her. 
Miranda’s life is on the line. Will Garen risk exposure to save her?

Amazon    BN    Kobo    ARe
Google Play    iBooks    Or buy direct from Ann at this link. 

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Author Interview w/Excerpt & Giveaway - Secrets of Nanreath Hall by Alix Rickloff


 Secrets of Nanreath Hall

by Alix Rickloff

GENRE: Historical Fiction

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Cornwall, 1940. Back in England after the harrowing evacuation at Dunkirk, WWII Red Cross nurse Anna Trenowyth finds herself unexpectedly assigned to Nanreath Hall-her dead mother's childhood home. All Anna has left of her mother, Lady Katherine Trenowyth, are vague memories that tease her with clues she can't unravel. Anna knows this could be the chance for her to finally become acquainted with the family she's never known-and to learn the truth about her past.

Cornwall, 1913. In the luxury of pre-WWI England, Lady Katherine Trenowyth is expected to do nothing more than make a smart marriage. When Simon Halliday, a bohemian painter, enters her world, Katherine begins to question the future that was so carefully laid out for her. Her choices soon lead her away from the stability of her home and family toward a wild existence of life, art, and love.

As Anna is drawn into her newfound family's lives and their tangled loyalties, she must decide if the secrets of the past are too dangerous to unearth…and if the family she's discovered is one she can keep.

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Spotlight w/Giveaway - All the Wounds in Shadow (The Healing Edge, Book 2) by Anise Eden

All the Wounds in Shadow
The Healing Edge, Book Two
Anise Eden
Genre: Paranormal Romance/Romantic Suspense
Publisher: Diversion Publishing
Date of Publication: August 23, 2016
ISBN:  978-1682302873 * ASIN: B01G5Y6GO8
Number of pages: 240 * Word Count: 81,645

Book Description:
For fans of Karen Robards and Shiloh Walker, Anise Eden brings us the mesmerizing sequel to her paranormal romantic suspense novel All the Broken Places.
Cate's enemies aren't just surrounding her―they're inside her head.
Therapist Cate Duncan has just accepted a job with the MacGregor Group, a unique collective of alternative healers. She’s excited by the prospect of honing her empathic healing techniques among others like herself―aura readers, telepaths, crystal healers, and more. The fact that Cate just started dating Ben, her magnetic new boss, is an added bonus.
Before Cate can settle into her new routine, the poisoning of a prominent neuroscientist draws the entire MacGregor Group into both a federal investigation and an even more insidious threat. Protected by Ben’s former Marine Corps unit, Cate and her colleagues must use their alternative healing methods to solve the crime as their patient clings to life. The responsibility of discovering crucial information falls to Cate and her parapsychological powers.
But for Cate, unraveling the mystery means reopening wounds that had just begun to heal―and in the environment of the Marine Corps unit, differences between Cate and Ben become clearer, straining their budding romance. When a new crisis looms, Cate must trust in her colleagues’ gifts and the strength of Ben’s love, finding the courage to confront her deepest and most terrifying demons―or her own life will be at risk.

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Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Author Interview & Giveaway - Past Lives Series by AC Chenier


Past Lives Series
Loves of our Lives and Love by Knight

by AC Chenier

GENRE:  Romance

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The Past Lives series of books introduces two strong women who undergo dramatic changes in their lives when they learn about their soul's past. Through past life regression they learn of their own history and investigate the concept of soul mates reuniting through time. Read Loves of our Lives and Love by Knight to learn about Katie Benjamin and Kelly Taylor.

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EXCERPT:

Loves of our Lives – Book 1

“I had this commissioned for you to have. I want you to wear it close to your heart and know my heart is now and will always be yours.” He opened the case and displayed a gold locket. She gasped at the beautiful locket within the case. It was a white cameo in a pale pink background.

“Turn it over,” he said.

She did and read the words he had engraved on the back. Forever in my heart, forever in my soul.

She felt tears running down her face as she looked at the beautiful words and then into Jonathon’s eyes. She looked deep into his eyes and felt her own soul connecting directly to Jonathon. He said to her, “Forever in my heart, forever in my soul. I will find you again.” He then wrapped his arms around her and took her lips in a passionate kiss. Her heart was hammering in her throat as she kissed him back. To her it felt a bit like a good-bye kiss, but a kiss filled with the promise of reuniting in time.

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***Talking with author AC Chenier!***


What is your writing environment?

Well, my current writing environment, and my dream environment are two very different things! My current one is in my loft at my home in Lindsay, Ontario. I’ve got my desk and computer set up in the window alcove. I’m finding this set up great for editing and all of the marketing and business work I do,  but not so conducive to writing my next novel. Where I seem to get my best inspiration for writing is close to the water or in the country. So, I’ve recently purchased a notebook that I hope to start using to actually write the third book that is floating around in my head. 


Who is your perfect hero/heroine and why? 

When I think of a perfect hero or heroine, I actually think of someone who would be perfect for me, or a character who I really connect to.  For a male lead, I connect deeply with Fitzwilliam Darcy (especially as played by Colin Firth in the BBC adaptation of Pride and Prejudice). There is something about the way he presents himself, a little superior but yet with a soft and gentle side, that is just sexy to me. I actually like his arrogance and pride as he stands for what he believes in. 

For a heroine, I would pick a strong woman, who knows what she wants in life, but yet is still vulnerable. I might have to pick someone like Polgara from the Malorean series by David Eddings, or Maurynna from The Last Dragonlord series by Joanne Bertin. I know both of these are fantasy series, but I find these women are the ones I relate to the most.  


What authors have caught your interest lately and why?

I haven’t been reading many new authors lately. I’m still working on my own voice in my writing, so I don’+t want to read a lot of other authors, for fear that I’ll not really find my own style. But, I have been going back and rereading a lot of my old favourite novelists....just to get the inspiration to continue on with my process. 
Now that is the fiction side. In non-fiction, I’ve been reading a lot of Dr. Brian Weiss and Doreen Virtue. That is all part of my own research into past lives and other spiritual aspects of life. As well, I’ve been doing a lot of research in preparation for my novels, so specifically for “Love by Knight” I’ve been reading a lot of books and research papers on the Knights Templar, and other history from old Europe.


What type of book have you always wanted to write? 

Well, I’ve just started writing in the romance genre, and want to continue with that. I would really like to add even more paranormal/ fantasy side to the books to bring together two of my favourite genres. 

Top 3 things on your bucket list? 

Going back to Ireland to do a horseback riding and golfing tour of the west side of the island. 
Visiting Australia and New Zealand, especially some of the amazing scenery from the Lord of the Rings trilogy 
Do past live regressions


How did you get the idea for this particular novel? 

My second novel “Love by Knight” was greatly influenced by my first novel “Loves of our Lives”. However, I wanted to add some more adventure/ fantasy aspects that are not in the first book. I’ve always been fascinated by the Knights Templar, and felt this would be a great component to add to a romance novel.  The balance of the ideas just came to me. Aren’t a lot of romance novels based on rich man, poor girl (or vice versa) friction?  The idea that opposites attract....and the notion that you can and will meet your soul mate, at some unexpected time and place. 


What is your favorite scene in your new release? 

I would say my favourite scene is when Neil and Kelly travel to Cyprus for dinner. There is an incredibly romantic scene when they are in the limousine driving from the airport when they have that first moment of connection and just “know” that something special is happening between them. 
One scene that I wish had come together a bit better is when they are walking around the village in Egypt. I had a vision of that particular scene in a dream and couldn’t believe how romantic and special it was. However the writing of it just didn’t convey the same emotion and tension that was in my dream. Perhaps it’s one of those scenes that are better as a visual and being experienced rather than written.
 

What are you working on now and when can we expect it to be available?

I’m working on my third book in the Past Lives Series, a follow up novel to ”Love by Knight” that will feature Neil’s cousin Jason Carter. I’m in the very early stages of writing this one. I find it incredibly hard to be working on the editing and marketing work for one novel, and still be creative enough to write another one. My goal is to have the book written by the end of September and then start on the rewrite and editing late in the fall. The target is for an early 2017 release date.  
I also have another book in the late rewriting stages that is a completely different “easy reading” romance novel. I’m hopeful to have it finished by the fall to submit to a couple of traditional publishers to see what happens.  


What do you like to do when you are not writing?

My greatest passion has always been my horses. So when I’m not writing, I spend a lot of time with them. I also enjoy golf and curling as appropriate to the season. When I need some quiet “me time” you’ll find me at a lake just enjoying the peaceful breezes and the lapping of the water.

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AUTHOR Bio and Links:

AC Chenier is the author of the Past Lives series of books, including Loves of our Lives and the forthcoming Love by Knight. The novels explore the fascinating spiritual world and the concept that we are all souls who have lived before, and that we reunite with our loved ones through time. The novels allow her to couple her long standing interest in the romance and fantasy genres with a passion for writing.  When she’s not busy typing away at her computer, you can find her with her horses or golf clubs.

Her books are available in paperback and ebook.

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GIVEAWAY:


AC Chenier will be awarding a $25 Amazon or Barnes and Noble GC to a randomly drawn winner via rafflecopter during the tour.