Sunday, November 30, 2014

I'm Trying Amazon's Kindle Scout Program

Have you heard about the new Kindle Scout publishing program by Amazon? I chewed my nails before deciding to test the waters with Book 2 in the Highland Dynasty Series, A Highland Knight's Desire.

So how does it work? Amazon Kindle Scout website quotes: "Kindle Scout is reader-powered publishing for new, never-before-published books. It’s a place where readers help decide if a book gets published. Selected books will be published by Kindle Press and receive 5-year renewable terms, a $1,500 advance, 50% eBook royalty rate, easy rights reversions and featured Amazon marketing."

Once you submit your book to Kindle Scout, Amazon owns the rights to it for 45 days. They put up an excerpt, bio and questions for the author as well, but the author agrees not to publish the book until the 45 day period is up...unless it is selected for a publishing contract. If a contract is awarded (as of yesterday no romance contracts have yet to be selected), Amazon gains the rights to the e-book, audio book and e-foreign rights for five years. They in turn agree to promote the author's book on any and all platforms they choose. Astonishingly, the author retains the print rights. Read more about the program details here. The Kindle Scout Program is open to the genres of Romance, Mystery & Thriller and Science Fiction/Fantasy.

During the 45 day period, the author notifies their friends and fans about the campaign and asks them to nominate said book.

PLEASE HELP ME BY NOMINATING A HIGHLAND KNIGHT'S DESIRE! Click the link to see the blurb and excerpt on Kindle Scout!

Heartfelt thanks and blessings to anyone who chooses to participate!

Return of the Highland Laird is FREE on Amazon through December 2nd.

Also, I'm running a Rafflecopter with tons of GIVEAWAYS for the release of Knight in Highland Armor. As of today, pre-orders have almost reached 200! I'd love to give away the $100 VISA card!

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Friday, November 28, 2014

Return of the Highland Laird is Free on Amazon

I'm excited to announce that Return of the Highland Laird, A Highland Force Novella is free on Amazon through December 2nd! Click the picture to get your copy now...

Monday, November 17, 2014

12 Lords A Leapin' Author Hop

Welcome to my blog! I'm very excited to be a part of the 12 Lords A Leapin' Author Hop! While you're here, scroll down to the bottom of this post and enter my GIVEAWAY Rafflecopter!

Calum on the cover!
My hero's name is Calum MacLeod from CAPTURED BY THE PIRATE LAIRD. Though forced to turn to piracy, Calum is an honorable man. Nothing will stop him from providing for his clan. And after a particularly bad year, he has no option but to plunder an English ship. The only thing Calum doesn't count on is finding a stunning English lass when he kicks in her stateroom door...


Here's the cover of the kick-ass Medieval Romance Calendar!
Hop on over and visit the participating authors and remember to enter the contest on Elizabeth Rose's website:

1) Elizabeth Rose                        2) Laurel O’Donnell
3) Kathryn Le Veque                   4) Tanya Anne Crosby
5) Anna Markland                        6) Elysa Hendricks
7) Suzan Tisdale                          8) Amy Jarecki
9) Eliza Knight                            10) Denise Domning
11) Kris Kennedy                        12)  Lana Williams

While you're here, I'd like to tell you about my upcoming January 1st release, KNIGHT IN HIGHLAND ARMOR. I'm running a Rafflecopter GIVEAWAY. The more pre-orders the book gets, the greater the prize (enter below)!

Here's the back cover copy:

Grieving from the death of his wife, Lord Colin Campbell listens to the cries of his newborn son whilst penning a missive to the king. With no marriage prospects, Colin petitions his majesty for help in finding a stepmother. Never again will he fall in love—the death of a woman brings more pain than losing a whole contingent of men on the battlefield.

Feisty, quick tongued and smart, Margaret Robinson is delighted when her father receives a messenger from the king…until she discovers what news he brings. In a sennight, she will wed the notorious Black Knight—her life is about to end.

Tension builds during the wedding and deteriorates from there…until an accident draws them together. Just when their love begins to blossom, a dire request arrives from the Pope. Colin must join the Crusades at once.

Their fragile love is forced to withstand the seductions of hell—Margaret tempted by a scoundrel laird—Colin courted by Satan himself. Aye, the war for Christendom could very well ruin their dreams forever.

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Saturday, November 1, 2014


Want to win a $100 VISA Gift Card? Help me drive up the pre-orders of KNIGHT IN HIGHLAND ARMOR! See details below:

Click the link to pre-order on AMAZON

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