SEEN This Week 12/17/12

AOS101This week’s book, author, and event news:

The Black Count: Glory, Revolution, Betrayal, and the Real Count of Monte Cristo by Tom Reiss was named one of the Top 100 Best Books of 2012 by The New York Times. Click here to check out the complete list.

If you need something to heat up the holiday season, check out , a newly released M/F/M erotic romance by Heidi Lynn Anderson.

Kyle Hannah will be at the Trussville Public Library (201 Parkway Drive, Trussville, Alabama 35173) December 17, from 6:30pm to 7:30pm signing copies of his incredible time hopping Sci-Fi novel Time Assassins.

A drug-addicted street hustler spirals into madness, chaos, and destruction in this dark epic journey. Adult material. Get a peek at Teresa Vincent’s novel Running Blind and read the full blurb at this link.

Hurricane Irene evacuees and the Russian Mob create havoc in East Tennessee for Sam Jenkins and the officers at Prospect PD in Wayne Zurl’s Hurricane Blow Up. Sam locks horns with European hoods, a demolitions expert, and others in this newest Smoky Mountain mystery Available as an eBook or audioBook. Based on the actual murder of a narcotics detective.

Lorraine Holloway-White has decided to resurrect one of her blogs and promote one published book every week and possibly two a week. Books that fit into being of a sensitive or spiritual nature will be featured on both of her blogs. Interested parties may send two photos, one of the author and one of a book cover, brief bio, blurb of the book, and all links to where your books may be purchased. In return, she suggests featured authors promote her blog and links to her books for the duration of your feature(s). Photos as attachments to e-mails and everything else in text as a Word document may be sent to lorrainehw@yahoo.co.uk.

Be sure to take a look at Don Martin’s blog, which features short fiction, author interviews, some book excerpts, and a few reviews. If you’d like to contribute work or be interviewed, be sure to get in touch with him.

More hot Christmas reading: Love, sex, romance, recipes in a love spell! You’ll find everything in Martini on the Blues by Brianna Martini.

Each book in Joseph Beekman’s paranormal-fantasy, sci-fi adventure trilogy of Little Orphan Anvil is 99 cents on Kindle and $2.99 for the complete volume. Stop by the “little” shop for author and additional information here.

You can finally see the cover of BLOOD RUSH: Book Two of the Demimonde by Ash Krafton. Stop by the Demimonde blog for a contest and a look at the artwork created by Duncan Eagleson for Pink Narcissus Books.

Matt Hammond had an article published on New Zealand’s leading online news web site December 10.

 

My News for the Week:

Behind Office Doors: Sex at Workhad a total of 526 downloads worldwide during the December 9-10 free promo weekend. Another free promo weekend is planned after the New Year.

Due to the Christmas holiday next week, there will be neither a column nor a Book of the Week featured. Both will return after the New Year. Happy Holidays!

 

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