Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Cover reveal for DANNY by Margo Anne Rhea

As the publicist for this book, it brings me great pleasure to finally reveal the cover for Margo Anne Rhea's upcoming book,  Danny.  The book is set to release May 20th, and with the release right around the corner the blog is on its way.  If you're interested in participating in the tour, email me or leave a comment.

About the Book:
Paige Warren is sure she’s come to terms with her impending divorce, until she wakes up in bed with her soon-to-be ex, Danny. Worse yet, the bed belongs to Stacey, the sexual surrogate Paige and Danny have been sleeping with for months -- and Stacey’s not there.

As much as Paige tries to deny it, she soon realizes she’s still in love with Danny. Now she’s torn between him and the woman who holds them together. Should she risk hurting Stacey to rekindle a monogamous relationship with the man she once thought she’d spend the rest of her life with, or should she learn from past experience?

Danny is a sensual, erotic novella following one woman's struggle between a love she thought was over and a relationship that's barely begun.

About the Author:
Margo is a marketing specialist by day, and a writer of erotic romance by night. When she's not busy penning steamy fantasies, she can be found man-watching on the beach. She is a lover of shiny things and an avid collector of shoes, but her heart will always belong to books.

If it sounds like something you'd like to read, you can already add it to your list on Goodreads.  Until then remember the release is only a few weeks away!
Lindsey R. Sablowski

Wednesday, April 17, 2013

Off to the publisher!

It has been a busy, busy week and the chaos has not come to an end, but I do have exciting news to share.  I managed to spare the time today to run through the last edits for my book, and at least it has been sent off to my publisher.  Now it's all a matter of waiting... and checking my email nonstop... occasionally.
I realize for those of you who have been finished with Cursed With Power for quite some time now this is a relief, and believe me I'm right there with you.  This second book took seven months to write and finally have ready for publication.  It has not been an easy process, but hopefully once we're working toward release it will be less stressful.  With the book out of the way, I'll have more time to focus on the giveaway that's coming up and promos I can share before the release.  I will mention now that the giveaway is most likely going to be held off until the second book releases; this way I can giveaway materials relating to CWP and Shadows and Embers. (The recent change in title is still something I am trying to become accustomed to.)

Most likely you will be seeing a lot more of Ian Somerhalder -he's the man in the promo picture at the top if you don't recognize him-as I promote this book.  We all can use some more Somerhalder in our life, and I think he does justice for Leal's character when I need a face to match the name.
There is so much we have to look forward to.  The second book is on its way to publication, the third book is on its way to being produced, and the fourth book...  oh phew, don't have to worry about that one for a while. *wipes away sweat*  Now unfortunately I still have a lot of work at hand -with all of my jobs and so forth-but I promise my next post will have some lovely surprises in it.  We can now talk more about what's to come in the second book and where we're going next.  And remember if you're particularly excited about Leal's return, don't be afraid to spread the word.  You can tweet about the release of the second book on Twitter using #LealReturns2013.  I will be using this hashtag as often as I can when talking directly about the sequel, and it would be a wonderful way to help spread the word.
If you're interested in participating in the cover reveal, let me know!
What I regret not doing with Cursed With Power is having a cover reveal, as I have seen so many other authors do.  With that said, we're not going to make the same mistake twice.  If you're interested in helping reveal the cover for Shadows and Embers please notify me somehow -email, Facebook, Twitter, or just simply leave a comment here on the blog.  Whether your blog is popular or not, every little bit helps!  Obviously I don't have the cover yet, but once I get the okay from my publisher and start speaking with the graphics designer at our company it will be set in progress.  Everyone's encouraged to join in on this!

As you can see I have a lot of ideas floating around in my head -all of which I doubt are following in the right order.  I'll try to keep this blog updated as often as I can, and please expect to see more promos.  As you can expect, there will be teasers, excerpts and more as we arrive closer to a release date.  Also if you like the CWP page on facebook you can expect daily updates on there as well.
And while you're waiting for the sequel, don't forget about Celestria's story.  Read the book today, or share it with a friend.
Can't wait for more news!  A huge thank you to everyone who has been supportive and continues to support the series.
Lindsey R. Sablowski

Wednesday, April 10, 2013

Leal's comeback and BookFestPA 2013

Decided to change the title of the upcoming sequel to Cursed With Power.  As you might recall it was originally titled Punished With Destiny, but this new change in title should be permanent unless my publisher decides otherwise.Cover is NOT official.  Credit to model
I've been hesitant about revealing the new and permanent title for the upcoming sequel that's releasing this spring because I wanted to be positive it was here to stay before I announced it.  Over these past six months I've been writing the sequel, and honestly the title "Punished With Destiny" never really stood out to me.  Now that the book is finally finished and I'm focusing on publication, I had to decide if the title was what I wanted to see in print.  And it wasn't.  I apologize in advance that this might take some time to get used to, seeing as I've been saying the title for the book is PWD for so long, but I feel much more confident with this new one.  Darkness and light are a big part of the Magicians series, and I feel like this title really shows that.  It can be interrupted in numerous different ways, and I think it also gives it a bit more mystery.  The new title is Shadows and Embers, and that is the title I will be presenting to my publisher.
Currently I'm running through edits before I send it to my published to make sure everything's in the right place, but after that we can focus on Leal's comeback.  I am still planning the giveaway, and I apologize in advance that I have no idea when we will start on it.  I have to decide whether to do it before or after the release of Shadows and Embers, but it's coming very soon I can promise you that.

In other news, we have a very exciting event coming up.  I have been accepted to BookFestPA this year and will be attending the event as an author.  I'll be sharing a tent with another author -I don't know who yet-but I'm very excited about this.  This is the first event we've had for Cursed With Power in a couple months.  BookFestPA is July 13th from 10am to 5pm in State College, PA.  I live in Maryland, so for me (and my boyfriend who always accompanies me) it'll be a three hour trip just to get there.  If you think you'll be near the area or can make the trip there I would love for you to come out and support the authors who are attending.  So far the official list for the 2013 authors hasn't been listed on their site, but they're working to update it, and I'll post something when it goes up.  
Since the event isn't until July, I'm also hoping that Shadows and Embers will have already been released by then.  I'll have copies of both Cursed With Power and the sequel -though I can't guarantee the sequel just yet- available for purchase, and as always I'll be signing copies.  If you already own a copy of CWP please bring it a long, and I'd be happy to sign it for you.  I will also have business cards, bookmarks, and some other goodies available at my table if you're interested.  
I'll post all of the details again when the date is sooner approaching.  Until then we have a lot of work ahead and more to look forward to.  I'm back to editing and my work for Entranced Publishing, but hope everyone enjoys this wonderful weather we're having!
Lindsey R. Sablowski