Thursday, September 24, 2009

the Covey Awards.

I have a cover up on the covey awards. If you get chance go to and look at all the beautiful covers up for awards.

Yes the authors name is on the books but you are voting for the artist work. My cover for Giving in to Charity is listed as number 13. My artist Nancy Donahue, with the art Department of Red Rose Publishing does a fantastic job of crawling inside my head and producing almost exactly what I want. Book mark this page and check back each month to see what beautiful works of art these talented men and women produce.

Yes, it won't hurt my feelings to vote for number 13.

Wednesday, September 23, 2009

The Mystic of NASCAR

There is something to be said for the rush of wind, the smell of burned rubber, and the mighty roar of a well-tuned engine. When you add the pulse of thousands of screaming fans, you've got NASCAR.

It's sort of a tag team sport for couples, if you will. Males fall under the siren's call of the automobile, while women are drawn to those daring young men in those jumpsuits. No wonder, that HQN writers as well as other authors are drawn to the mystic ritual of RACE DAY.

I've never been lucky enough to witness first hand an actually race. No surprise as why, tickets are sold out often a year in advance. However, with my son and husband parked in the living room, fortified by veggie trays, chips, and dip; I found myself wondering just what intrigued them. So, I sat in on the Sunday ritual.

Ok, at first, I asked question after question. With an annoyed glance, my son brought me into the computer and sat me down with NASCAR 101 on the NASCAR site. MEN, AND THE PRICE OF THEIR TOYS ! Still, I began to learn, racing teams, sponsors, everything that these men can do to generate a bit of income and raise sponsorship money. Racing is not a cheap sport. This innocence to the sport I carried over in my short story Destination Daytona with Red Rose Publishing about a young widow finding love again against the backdrop of the Daytona 500.

While I don't know everything, I am learning, watching, and at least I can join in on the Sunday ritual - well, until I say something about how cute Kasey Khane is. Ah, a girl's gotta have some fun, right?

Wednesday, September 16, 2009

WOW great new novel

Have you ever thought to yourself, man I wish I just had something new to read?

Well today a great new romantic suspense novel is being released at Five star Publishing called BETRAYED. The story is penned by none other than Amy Clipston who is probably known best for her Amish Romance. Don't let that fool you Mrs. Clipston is a master at story telling whether Amish romance of romance with the scent of burnt tires and gas fumes.

I have to admit, I've know Mrs. Clipston for a few years. She's been an excellent tutor in learning plot and black moments. Her work shines with three dimensional characters. You will be drawn to the hero and heroine of this novel. Lacy Fowler and Reese Mitchell as they work through what seems to be a marriage of convenience in order to save the company. The plot takes many twists and turns as always, Amy Clipston makes it a page turner that you won't be able to put down.

Check it out. NASCAR fans won't be disappointed, romance fans will fall in love.
One of the falls best reads.. Betrayed by Five Star Publishing.. check it out at

Wednesday, September 9, 2009

Want to buy an ebook short on cash

Today is the birthday of our esteemed publisher, Wendi Felter. In honor of the event for one day AND ONE DAY ONLY Red Rose Publishing will be holding a sale. All ebooks 50% off for this one day event.. its a great time to pick up all those book and place in your to be read pile. Remember one day and one day only head over to and see what's going on!
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