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On August fifth, the LOVE IS… anthology will release at e-tailers near you! A collection of 300,000 words, and more than 40 authors, covering all heat ranges and genres, there’s something in here to appeal to everyone. And all of the proceeds are going to charity — specifically, to:

Reach out and Read which prepares America’s youngest children to succeed in school by partnering with doctors to prescribe books and encourage families to read together.

Today, we are celebrating with a cover reveal for the anthology webring style. Participating authors are revealing the anthology cover, and ALSO sharing their individual story covers. (Individual stories may be released on their own at a later date.)

Anyone who comments on each of the blogs (listed here, at http://www.daynahart.com/coverlist/) will be entered to win a copy of the anthology when it’s released. And one commentor here at my blog will ALSO be entered. So please, when you’re done looking at the covers here, click the link for the next author’s blog, or continue to The List to find more authors to visit. Thanks!

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The Love Is… Anthology is now available on NetGalley! You can request your copy here.

 

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You can find updates on the Love Is… Facebook page here: https://www.facebook.com/LoveisRomanceAnthology?ref=br_tf

While I was in New Orleans for the RT convention, I toured the Destrehan Plantation with a few of my friends. It was beautiful! Sadly, because of traffic, we missed the last guided tour of the day. It all worked out in the end, though. We let my friend, Debbie, a NO native, guide us around the plantation. She had been so often, she knew most of the history and was able to fill us in on the interesting bits.

 

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I think this is my favorite picture of the bunch. The live oaks were gorgeous!

 

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Any bloggers interested in participating in the Love Is… Anthology Release Day Blitz can use this form to sign up and join in the fun. :D

Oh! And make sure you come back on the 21st for the big cover reveal!

The Araneae prequel, A Heart of Ice, will be included in the Love Is… Anthology along with more than thirty other short stories (spanning all heat levels and genres). All proceeds will be donated to Reach Out and Read, a fantastic charity promoting literacy for families and children.

Like our Facebook page for updates:

https://www.facebook.com/LoveisRomanceAnthology

A signing featuring authors Kit Rocha, Moira Rogers, Hailey Edwards, Deanna Chase, Jenn Bennett, Alisha Rai & Vivian Arend

We will have books, snacks, tons of swag and plenty of time to chat with authors you already know and discover any you might not!

Date & Location

Saturday October 11th, 2014. (Tentatively from noon/1 – 4)
North Shelby County Library in Alabama

http://www.northshelbylibrary.org/

There was a slight delay, but A Kiss of Venom is now available for FREE at B&N! Get your copy here.

If you have a Kindle, it’s also still free on Amazon. You can find it here.


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Araneae Nation, Book 3.5

Betrayed by her lover and exiled from her clan home, Nicolette has carved herself a new identity from the heart of her old life. Hardened by grief and desperate to survive, she hones a new skill set…and the daggers that go along with it.

Armand is heir to the wealthiest clan in the Araneae Nation. His entire life is as mapped as his heritage. Tradition dictates his every decision, and the one choice he ever made for himself cost him the woman he loved.

When Nicolette is offered a contract she can’t refuse, she returns to Erania with deadly intentions. Her secrets are safe behind the façade she created. Or they would be if Armand would stop chipping at the cracks in her veneer.

One kiss ignites an old flame, and suddenly their history is in danger of repeating. Armand falls for Nicolette’s charade, but she can’t let a second chance at happiness distract her from her mission. Someone in the Araneidae nest is marked for death, and Nicolette aims to deliver.

Warning: This story contains one heroine bent on revenge and one hero determined to atone for his sins. Also included are venom kisses, poison hangovers, pointy objects and questionable taste in condiments. Expect fireworks, near-death experiences and one surprise ten years in the making.

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Araneae Nation, Book 3

Once the future Segestriidae maven, Kaidi lived a privileged life. Now she spends her nights haunting cities ravaged by the plague. Spade in hand, she stalks rows of freshly dug graves for corpses…and then she takes their heads.

Her new life is caked in blood and spattered with gore, but it’s hers. At least until—to her fury—she’s caught napping.

A plague survivor by the skin of his teeth, Murdoch risks his neck to solve the mysteries left in its wake. Bodies have gone missing. Guards have left their posts and never returned home.

When he rouses a female dozing among the dead, he’s unprepared for the violence of her response. Or his. Beneath the grime, she’s lovely. Too bad the blood under her fingernails belongs to his clansmen.

He has no choice but to follow this alluring creature deeper into her world of winged beasts and flesh-eating monsters. She holds the knowledge he craves, but the price is high—and they may both pay for it with their lives.


Product Warnings

This book contains one heroine in desperate need of a bath and one hero willing to wash away her sins. Expect threats, swears and general cursing. Love is a slippery slope, and these two are sliding. 


A Time of Dying releases in print today!
Use the code PAPERBACK50 at checkout on the Samhain Publishing site to get a copy for half off the list price. That makes it $7.50 after discount. ;)

molSeveral months ago I was searching the internet for witchy PNR books when I hit on Molly Harper’s Better Homes and Hauntings. The title alone made me chuckle, so I checked out her backlist and realized she was also the author who wrote the Naked Werewolf series one of my friends had been raving about for weeks. I burned through those (and most of the Jane Jameson series) and now I’m on to the Half Moon Hollow spinoff series.

My buddy Sasha told me about another series to check out last night. It’s Monster Haven from R. L. Naquin. The first books is Monster in my Closet. It looks like fun, and I love the premise.