I can’t believe we’re more than halfway through 2013! It’s been a busy year for me. As many of you know I have begun independently publishing my books, which is exciting and fun and also a tremendous amount of work. But I love it! I love being able to bring my readers more titles more frequently! And so far the readers seem to be having a wonderful time, too. In just two years, I’ve sold over 3 million ebooks! You can read a little more about self publishing journey here!
In addition to the tremendous book sales, I was honored to win the RITA this year for my book THE WAY BACK HOME, in the Best Single Title Contemporary Romance category. The award is given out by Romance Writers of America and the contest is judged by published authors, so I was thrilled to win!
I’m currently writing the fourth book in my popular connected family series, THE CALLAWAYS! BETWEEN NOW AND FOREVER, Callaways #4 will be on sale at all retailers on October 24, 2013. If you’re an Apple iBooks reader, you can already preorder the book on iTunes. I will post when preorder buttons at other retailers become available.
The third book in the series was released in July. FALLING FOR A STRANGER, Callaways #3 features Drew Callaway, a search and rescue pilot on leave, who meets a beautiful woman at an island resort. But Ria Hastings is not who she appears to be. While Drew isn’t afraid of a little danger, can he risk losing his heart to a beautiful stranger?
Although each book in the Callaway Series stands alone and has a complete storyline, if you haven’t started the new series yet, you might want to start at the beginning with ON A NIGHT LIKE THIS, which introduces the Callaways, a blended, Irish-American family with a strong tradition of “serve and protect. There are eight siblings in the clan and many have jobs as firefighters, but all lead interesting and complex lives. Each of the siblings will have their own book. And who knows, there might be a surprise Callaway no one knows about!
ON A NIGHT LIKE THIS (Callaways #1) stars the second oldest Callaway sibling, Aiden, a daredevil smokejumper, who has just lost his best friend in a tragic accident, for which he might be responsible. Aiden seeks help from an unlikely ally, the former girl next door, Sara Davidson, who has grown up to be a sharp, tough attorney. But deep inside her polished exterior, still lives the fifteen year old girl who had a mad crush on the sexy Aiden. The sparks between Aiden and Sara have been smoldering for a very long time. Sara is afraid to take another chance on a man who broke her heart, and Aiden knows better than anyone how dangerous an intense fire can be. As teenagers, they weren’t ready for each other. Are they now?
SO THIS IS LOVE (Callaways #2) features Emma Callaway, a hot arson investigator and Max Harrison, a very cool homicide detective. For Max love seduces and then destroys. His brother went to prison for love. His father left his family for love. And Max is determined not to follow in their footsteps. Emma runs into burning buildings without an ounce of fear and embraces life as if every day is a new adventure. But while she’s fearless on the job, Emma is a coward when it comes to love. As the fires around the city rage, the heat between them ignites in a blaze of passion that’s far more dangerous. Will it destroy them or will they finally get everything they ever wanted…
The Callaway Series is available in ebook, print and audio format. Paperback versions of the books can be ordered from Amazon.com and BarnesandNoble.com. Audiobooks can be ordered from Audible.com, iTunes, and Amazon.com
The Wish Series
You can purchase each book individually or buy the Wish Series Boxed Set and get three books at a discount price. The boxed set is only available as an ebook. Individual titles can be purchased as ebooks or in print.
In addition to the Callaways, I also have the three books in the WISH SERIES available in audio: A SECRET WISH (Wish Series #1, JUST A WISH AWAY (Wish Series #2) and WHEN WISHES COLLIDE (Wish Series #3).
You can purchase the audiobooks at Audible.com, Amazon.com and on iTunes.
Self Publishing Services
Many writers have asked me where they can go to get help with their self-publishing efforts. I use my daughter’s company – KLF Publishing and Promotions for all my digital conversions, proofing needs, social media and other promotional activities. Email Kristen@klfpub.com for more information.
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