2009 December Member News

Mary Kennedy is pleased to report that she’ll be reviewing books for Book Page, the publication that goes out to every public library in the country. Her first Book Page review will appear in October. She continues to review crime fiction for the Examiner.

Tina Gabrielle, is thrilled to announce that her Regency historical, LADY OF SCANDAL, received 4 stars from Romantic Times BOOKreviews: “Debuting with a tantalizing tale, Gabrielle employs themes of revenge, secrets, and misunderstandings, blending them with sizzle and characters that engage readers’ emotions. Gabrielle has the opportunity to garner a strong fan base eager for her next novel.” LADY OF SCANDAL was also nominated by the RT Book Reviews Choice Awards as one of the best first historical romances of 2009!

Joanna Aislinn’s aka Joanne Timrum’s debut novel NO MATTER WHY was released as an Early Bird Special by The Wild Rose Press.

Cris Anson is happy to announce that FIRST TO DIE, released digitally last year, is now available in print from Cerridwen Press, the mainstream imprint of Ellora’s Cave. FIRST TO DIE received an “Outstanding Read” from Simply Romance Reviews and a “Golden Blush Recommended Read” along with a 5-Nymph rating from Literary Nymphs.

Shobhan Bantwal is excited to see her latest release, THE SARI SHOP WIDOW featured on the Publisher’s Weekly blog,” Beyond her Book” Wednesday, Nov. 25, run by Barbara Vey. It’s there with several other books and it’s got a really nice review, too. “Never thought I’d make it on the PW blog, but one never knows…. “

Mickey Flagg announces her second sale to editor Callie Lynn Wolfe of The Wild Rose Press. CONSEQUENCES—THE CHAMPION CHRONICLES: BOOK 2 will be a 2010 release. Every action has a consequence, but some are more difficult to face than others. Visit Flagg at www.Mflagg-author.com
Anne Frazier Walradt spoke on www.coffeefolk.com on December 6 on using humor to survive in your life. If you want to catch the show, the Archives link is alive in the Program Menu (on LH side) at http://holisticglobe.webs.com/. The link will take you to a page where you’ll see that the Archives is a “Members Only Area,” below which is a “form” to “Join Our Community,” a free subscribe, where you’ll submit your name and email, and then be asked to select a password, which you’ll use to Log In thereafter.

Penelope Marzec reports that Coffee Time Reviews has given her Four Coffee Cups for THE COMPANY YOU KEEP and a lovely review.

Caridad Pineiro’s March release, FURY CALLS, is one of the nominees for Best Nocturne for the 2009 RT BookReview Reviewers’ Choice Awards.

Cris Anson is pleased to announce that Fallen Angel Reviews has given 5 Angels to her latest release, DANCE OF THE ROGUE.

Registration for the 2010 Create Something Magical Conference is now open! Please visit our conference page:
On this page you can find information about our speakers, see the list of attending editors and agents, sign up to receive conference email updates and, of course, register to attend the conference. Over the coming months we will be posting information on the workshops, any additional speakers/editors/agents that will be attending, when editor/agent appointment sign up will open, as well as the conference schedule to this page, so stop back often.

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