Lavette Shirley Elee is a children’s book author and owner of L.S. Elee Creations. She graciously offered to include my profile on her blog. Some of her questions really made me pause and think back over my life journey, creative expression and motivation to write. Stop by her, say “Hello!” and check out my author interview, too 🙂
It’s time to announce the winner of this month’s random drawing!
A couple quick things: I’m so thrilled with the wonderful reception I’ve been getting of my latest book, Charlotte’s Revenge, Book 2 of the Finding Home series that launched on October 18th. Remember, Insider’s Circle members get free first chapters of everything. So, if you haven’t checked it out, click the link below to get your hands on that! Yay!!
Here is the list of book prizes for the random drawings.
>> One copy of the Kindle ebook version, US residents only. <<
October: Bailed Out by Tamara Woods
November: Widow’s Weeds by Sara Keefe
December: #Savvy Business Owner by Savy Leiser
>> Milo’s Journey – Book Three is on schedule for release on December, 6, 2020. It is available for PRE-ORDER RIGHT NOW!
And now, the WINNER of the October Insider’s Circle Book Giveaway is …
SAMANTHA C-W !!!
THANK YOU FOR READING … I LOVE HEARING FROM YOU!
And, the winner is … Janet D.
CONGRATULATIONS!! A copy of The Girl with the Hazel Eyes by Callie Browning (Kindle Edition) is on the way to you. So watch your email for the link to download it!
Didn’t win this month’s Giveaway? You can all grab a copy of this book and follow Ms. Browning through her Amazon Author Page.
>> Charlotte’s Revenge – Book Two is on schedule for release on October 18, 2020. It is available for PRE-ORDER RIGHT NOW! Hint … two people get killed off in this story. Can you guess who?
CONTEST ends 10/14
>> Send me the names of the characters you think should get KNOCKED OFF in Charlotte’s Revenge. If you get one right, I’ll enter your name in a drawing for an autographed paperback copy of the book!
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1 … Charlotte’s Revenge – Book Two is on schedule for release on October 18, 2020. It is available for PRE-ORDER RIGHT NOW! Hint … two people get killed off in this story. Can you guess who?
CONTEST: Send me the names of the characters you think should get KNOCKED OFF in Charlotte’s Revenge. If you get one right, I’ll enter your name in a drawing for an autographed paperback copy of the book!
2 … The Insider’s Circle digital book giveaway for this month is The Girl with the Hazel Eyes by Callie Browning. Oprah Magazine calls it one of 16 Books by Caribbean Authors to add to your Reading List.
“A beautifully written coming-of-age tale that examines the bonds of womanhood, feminism and pre-independence life on a small island.”
And … the winner is … Alex B.
Congratulations on winning a Kindle edition copy of Queen of Swords and Silence by Carrow Brown!
Everyone else, hop over to Amazon. It’s available in paperback, ebook and audiobook!
Last month I gave away a digital copy of The Healer’s Love by Kierra L. Rose to a member of my Insider’s Circle.
This month it is Queen of Swords and Silence by Carrow Brown. Fantasy/Horror,
Random drawing, One lucky winner. Kindle edition. US Residents only.
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A literal man-eater, Ghost was born…damaged.
A Valkyrie without a purpose. Working as an Enforcer and servant to the grumpy Master of the Well of Knowledge doesn’t leave Ghost a lot of time to dwell on the small stuff. Like why her Valkyrie sisters call her an abomination, why Odin has abandoned her, or why her possessed sword, Silence, can’t figure out a simple haiku. When she is hired to assassinate a Mythic gone bad her problems continue to multiply. Not only are Mythics disappearing but she has been tasked with retrieving a missing book that leaves her with a lot more questions than answers. Ghost discovers there is a lot more going on behind the scenes of the Mythical Realm than she once thought.
Buy Queen of Swords and Silence NOW on Amazon.
Thank you all for pre-ordering my new book, Final Harvest. The copies should be available for download everywhere and the paperbacks on the way! It was surreal to think about my words floating around “out there” on all those devices and your beautiful eyes reading the pages. I appreciate each of you from the bottom of my heart!!
Next: Book Two – Charlotte’s Revenge for release Oct. 18, 2020. Look for an event on my Barbara Howard Author Facebook Page for that! And another giveaway of the month. Stay tuned for details this week.
Again, thank you for reading Final Harvest and for pre-ordering the rest of the series! You guys rock!
If you haven’t yet, please drop by all the places (GoodReads, Amazon, B&N, Instagram, Facebook, etc.) and leave a review. It means so much to get your feedback!
THANK YOU all for your tremendous support. We have surpassed the pre-order goal for Final Harvest, Book One. The AuthorTube community on Youtube has been A-mazing!
With the new series (Charlotte’s Revenge – Book Two is available for pre-order), I have something super special for my reader family.
FREE FIRST CHAPTERS & MORE
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The best thing about being a writer is creating worlds and personalities in your imagination that you can visit anytime you want. And, when the time is right, you can invite others into that world and enjoy it together.
Charlotte’s Revenge – Book Two of the Finding Home Mystery Series. It’s release date is October 18, 2020 in honor of my grandfather.
The idea for Final Harvest Book 1 of the Finding Home Series came from my experiences and memories of the diversity of property/homes that I’ve owned and the people in those communities. I wanted to deal with uncertainty and the emotional processing that happens when personal shelter is threatened. I also wanted my main character to be transparent about how she handled conflicting emotions.
Igbala in The Healer’s Love by Kierra L. Rose. It is steeped in traditional culture and the setting sounds like paradise.
I get inspired to write whenever I connect with readers. Their feedback and curiosity nourishes my creativity. And I never want to disappoint them. Also, I love hanging around other creatives, no matter what type of art form they pursue. It helps to have other passionate people to bounce around ideas with.