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Romancing September Across the World – Day 21 Nic Tatano

Welcome to Day 21 of the 2nd Annual Romancing September Across The World Blog Tour. I’ve teamed up with Rosie Amber again this year. We’re promoting 30 awesome romance authors in 30 days. Help us out by cross promoting when you can and check out these authors.

Don’t forget to go over to Rosie Amber’s page and check out her page too.

Today my guest author is Nic Tatano and I want to thank her for blogging with me today. Here is a little about her and her book It Girl.

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1) What inspired you to write this book? I am a confirmed night owl and once had to fill in as a morning anchor for two months at a local TV station. It just about killed me. I thought it would be fun to share the hellish side of what many perceive to be a “glamour job.” And at times I did let the viewers know I hated mornings, though not to the extent Veronica does.

I decided to add a British love interest because I’d had so many “lost in translation” moments with my publisher, which is based in London. I got a kick out of some of the British slang and thought it might be fun to add that to the book. My favorite when visiting the UK was “mind the gap.” In New York, it would simply be, “Watch where the hell you’re going!”

2) What’s your favourite part of this book and why? When Veronica goes undercover as a French maid to get a big story when her seduction using a French maid costume gets interrupted. While this is fiction and over-the-top, it is typical of the bizarre stuff that goes on in the news business.

3) What is your philosophy on writing and life? On writing I like to wing it. No outline, no sticky notes, nothing. I get an idea for a plot and know how it ends but have no earthly idea how I’ll get there. I personally believe the entire story is in your subconscious and will come out along the way. That’s why stuff I write in Chapter One somehow becomes crucial at the end of the book. The muse knows.

I also believe that if you over-edit you take the pure voice out of your work.

On life… well, since I came close to death two years ago I’ve changed a lot. Take time to smell the roses. If you take your head out of your cell phone and look around there’s some incredible stuff to experience on this planet.

4) Name your three favourite books that you’ve written — feel free to list buy links.

Geez, that’s like asking a parent to pick his favorite child. Luckily I don’t have any kids, so here goes:

-Wing Girl: The romantic comedy that got me a book deal with HarperCollins will always have a special place in my heart. It was a blast to write.

-The Adventures of Jillian Spectre: A young adult paranormal book. No dystopia, no sex, no teens being shot with arrows. A positive look at the future from a kick-ass girl with incredible powers.

http://www.amazon.co.uk/Adventures-Jillian-Spectre-HarperImpulse-Romance-ebook/dp/B00ICCRP9W/ref=la_B00FER24S0_1_4?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1406575173&sr=1-4

-Twitter Girl: It’s a romantic comedy the combines my two favorite things: the news business and politics. (Not sure which one is sleazier.) This novel is way more sentimental than the others I’ve written. I actually got the idea for one of the male love interests from my late mother.

5) What are your goals for this year? I’ve got two more books to finish this year, which I am working on at the same time. I like bouncing between the two because they are so different.

Other than that, I really need to finish painting the house.

6) If you had to give one piece of advice what would it be?

It is never the wrong time to do the right thing.

Blog: thechannelingauthor.blogspot.com

Twitter: @nictatano

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/nictatano1?ref=hl&ref_type=bookmark

“It Girl”  buying link:   http://www.harperimpulseromance.com/books/it-girl

“It Girl” Book Description:

Veronica Summer is stuck in the dream job from hell.

The spunky New York reporter is offered the network’s morning anchor position, but she doesn’t want it because she’s a night person. Then the network plays a trump card, promising her the evening anchor chair in three years. So the fiery redhead takes the plunge, with the ultimate gig waiting down the road.

Problem is, that road is filled with two am wake-up calls and the only social life she has is one with bats and raccoons. She quickly realizes she’ll never survive the grind and decides the only way out is to get fired by being her snarky self on live television.

And the ratings skyrocket.

Veronica becomes the nation’s It Girl, so the network makes her a celebrity contestant on its most popular nighttime dance competition show, Dance Off. While her journalistic credibility is shot to hell by the show’s skimpy costumes, she’s thrown into close contact with two incredibly attractive men; her dance partner and the show’s sarcastic British judge.

And she soon discovers that love is the ultimate gig.

Thanks so much for joining us on this grand adventure we call Romancing September Across the World 2014 Blog Tour.

As always, good writing and May God Bless You…


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What if the words stop…

I’ve been asked many times where the words I write come from. Most people come up to me and just simply ask, ‘What if the words stop coming?’ For a writer that would be horrible, a nightmare come true. But the funny thing about a writer’s brain, it runs on overdrive most of the time. Sometimes we might have a hiccup in the process, but the words flow continuously.

Some have asked how I work on so many books at one time. How do I keep focused enough on each one to make the individual stories work? **Smiling broadly** Well it comes from too many stories going through that if I don’t get them on paper as they go through I’m afraid my brain will explode. If an idea comes through for a new story, well it has to be written out. I love to sit with a pad and pencil and just let the words flow through me. It’s exhilerating, but sometimes when you have a deadline working you have to push the others to the side. Of course that story still nags at you constantly.

But then I wonder if one day the words might stop. Of course for me they’ve been coming at me since I was a teenager and that’s been a long time. No, I’m not saying how long, but it’s been a while. If one day I develop some sort of problem where the words stop I don’t know what will happen. It’s been such a big part of me to put a story together in my mind that I think I might stumble some.

Then again I get a lot of my inspiration from music lyrics, people watching and life, so I guess in my mind, I’ll always have a story coming through. But if the music stops, the people disappear and I stop living, then the story would probably stop. Life has added so many stories in my head that I don’t think I’ll ever run out of material. I’ve experienced life through so many eyes and lives that I always have a new spin on a topic that I’ve touched on before.

What if the words stop… Let’s just say I hope they never do. I’ve come to love my characters that flow in and out of my head. They’re a part of who I am and that may sound crazy, but if you’re a writer you know where I’m coming from. After you spend hours with a character and their life, well it’s as if they’re your best friend. A couple of my books touched me so much that I was an emotional wreck during the process, but the words flowed even as the tears and the memories that spurred the story on came crashing through. Some memories never stop flowing through and they conjure up many stories that fill the books I write.

So, have you ever wondered what would happen to you if the words stopped? Scary thought…

As always, good writing and May God Bless You…


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Romancing September Across the World – Day 20 Susan Buchanan

Welcome to Day 20 of the 2nd Annual Romancing September Across The World Blog Tour. I’ve teamed up with Rosie Amber again this year. We’re promoting 30 awesome romance authors in 30 days. Help us out by cross promoting when you can and check out these authors.

Don’t forget to go over to Rosie Amber’s page and check out her page too.

Today my guest author is Susan Buchanan and I want to thank her for blogging with me today. Here is a little about her and her book The Dating Game.

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1) What inspired you to write this book?

I had a friend who was having a tough time after the break-up of a long-term relationship. She eventually joined a professional dating agency in Glasgow. The idea came from that, although none of the stories did!

2) What’s your favourite part of this book and why?

Wow, that’s a tough one. I love the Barcelona section as I used to live there and anyone reading it will know how much it means to me, but if there is a scene which provoked a lot of emotion in me, it was towards the end where Gill has to choose between two men. When I wrote the scene where she told the unlucky guy that she had chosen someone else, I cried.

3) What is your philosophy on writing and life? 

I have a 16-month-old baby. I no longer have time to philosophise! I now have my own proofreading, editing and translation company, so I don’t have a great deal of free time, and my writing time has suffered this year as a result. I am in the phase where I am reading a lot, which I think you need to do to enable you to write well. I have so many stories to write, the issue is having the time. So, I need to finish the two novels I am part-way through and then get back to my schedule, even if the timeline has moved somewhat. Life? Be happy and enjoy yourself with your family and friends, whatever you’re doing.

4) Name your three favourite books that you’ve written — feel free to list buy links 

Well, since I’ve only finished three so far…

These are in no particular order as I can’t choose which is my favourite. They are all special to me in different ways (sorry if that sounds twee, but they are!)

Sign of the Times  – http://viewBook.at/B007LM0KY6

The Dating GameviewBook.at/B009Z2QPT4

The Christmas Spirit – viewBook.at/Christmas

5) What are your goals for this year? 

Well, I had wanted to finish my Christmas book, but barring a miracle, that won’t happen. I will, however, finish it by early 2015 so it’s ready. It’s possible I will launch two books in 2015, quite close together, as neither is going to be ready this year. I want to enjoy watching my gorgeous girl, Antonia, blossom from a toddler into a fully-fledged little girl, wrecking things and having tantrums (although if she could minimise the latter, I’d be even happier!) and I want my business, Perfect Prose Services, which I launched in March this year, to continue to be a success. Oh and come December, I aim to watch at least one Christmas movie each day.

6) If you had to give one piece of advice what would it be? 

If you’ve got a dream – go for it.

Book Bio.

Workaholic recruitment consultant, Gill McFadden, is sick of her friends trying to match-make for her. Up until now her love life has been a disaster and she’s going through a drier spell than the Sahara desert.
She realises she has to act, as work keeps piling up and at this rate she will have retired before she has time for a relationship.
Seeing an ad on a bus one day, she decides to visit Happy Ever After dating agency. She quickly discovers men are like buses. They all come along at once. Unsure what her type is, Gill decides to keep her options open. Soon she has problems juggling her social life as well as her work diary. Will she ever strike the right balance?
Before long she is experiencing laughs, lust and… could it be love? But like everything in Gill’s life, nothing is straightforward and she ends up wondering exactly who she can trust.

Thanks so much for joining us on this grand adventure we call Romancing September Across the World 2014 Blog Tour.

As always, good writing and May God Bless You…


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Emma Rose is now available!

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Good Friday morning! I’m excited to announce that Emma Rose is finally available. It’s been a long and harrowing journey, but she’s out. This was a book that brought about many changes. I’m ready to move forward with the next installment of the Women of Magnolia Hill Saga. It will be out in early 2015.

I hope you’ve checked out the Romancing September tour that Rosie Amber and I have been doing all month. It’s a great way to help support other authors and find lots of new books for your TBR list. Mine has grown so much that I should be good for a long time.

Another exciting thing to put out here is the upcoming western romance series that I’ll start as soon as I get a couple of days rest. Who am I kidding? I’ve already started the new series. It’ll be 5 books and each one is another aspect of the family of 5 Oaks Ranch. They’re full of family drama, humor, love, romance and just down right good clean, exciting fun. I’m so excited about this series. I’ll be posting little snippets as it goes. The covers are all completed, but nope, I’m not going to give anything away just yet, but I will tell you there’s a little something, something at the end of Emma Rose regarding this series.

Oh yeah, before I go back to writing, I have another announcement. Yep I’m full of them today. I have a Christmas romance in the works and it will be part of my Christian Romance series Lean On Him. This will be a very hard book to write, not that it’s not coming to me, but it’s about a hard subject. I’ll tell you more later, but let’s just say it will be a different side of romance from my normal writing. But it’s a subject that’s close to my heart. Ok, that’s enough of that for now.

I hope all of you have a great weekend and don’t forget to pick up a book. Be kind and give the author a review. We love hearing from our fans.

As always, good writing and May God Bless you…


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Romancing September Across the World – Day 19 Nicky Wells

Welcome to Day 19 of the 2nd Annual Romancing September Across The World Blog Tour. I’ve teamed up with Rosie Amber again this year. We’re promoting 30 awesome romance authors in 30 days. Help us out by cross promoting when you can and check out these authors.

Don’t forget to go over to Rosie Amber’s page and check out her page too.

Today my guest author is Nicky Wells and I want to thank her for blogging with me today. Here is a little about her and her book Fallen For Rock.

Fallen For RockCover NickyWells

1) What inspired you to write this book?

My first three books (The ‘Sophie’ Series, aka The Rock Star Romance Trilogy) follows a heroine with a deep and embedded love for rock music in general, and a massive latent crush on a particular rock singer. Sophie adores Dan, even though she’s 28 and in a stable relationship when we first meet her. When Dan crashlands in her life again, she starts questioning what she really wants and what love really is. Over the course of the three books, we see her falling in and out of love with her ‘steady’ boyfriend, nearly get it together with Dan, get married to someone else, and then… well. You’ll have to read the books!

The motivation in this series was palpable from the first page. Sophie’s love for all things rock and all things Dan powered the story all the way through. In Fallen for Rock, I wanted to stand this on its head. I wanted to know how you could bring someone into the world of rock who positively hates the music and thinks it’s just a bit of noise with no skill. Moreover, I wanted to show how music can change your life (and love), and how important it is to be open to new experiences and, just occasionally, to cut loose and do something wild and wonderful. Enter Emily and her transformation!

2) What’s your favourite part of this book and why?

Ooooh good question. I’d have to say probably a scene right towards the end when Emily, in her new incarnation and new job, starts chatting up and twists around her little finger this massively important manager whom she wants to convince to sign Mike’s new band. Honestly, Emily totally ran away with that part of the book and came out with some things that I never dreamed she’d say. I was so proud of her, and it was fabulous fun to write because I really didn’t know how she would wing it!

3) What is your philosophy on writing and life? 

I’m going to have to borrow a slogan here (even though I’m the least sporty person you’ll ever meet): JUST DO IT. Life isn’t a dress rehearsal. If there’s something you need to do, do it. Generally you’ll only regret the things you didn’t do, not the ones you did do. Or at least you’ll regret the things you didn’t do more. Same for writing. Nobody writes a perfect first draft, so my philosophy is: just get on with it, and polish it later!

4) Name your three favourite books that you’ve written — feel free to list buy links 

Sophie’s Turn—because it got the story started.

Fallen for Rock—because it’s powerful and sexy!

Sophie’s Encore—because it gives the ending I’ve always wanted!

That’s not to say that Sophie’s Run (the middle book in the Trilogy) and Spirits of Christmas aren’t great books, because they ARE! But you did ask about my favourite babies…

5) What are your goals for this year?

I don’t have particular goals. I want to bring out my Christmas novella and finish a draft of Seven Years, but I’m not wedded to timelines (apart from the novella needs to be out before Christmas, obviously!)

6) If you had to give one piece of advice what would it be? 

I’m assuming you’re asking advice for aspiring writers here? If so, my advice is this. Don’t think of your writing career in terms of one book, or even one series of books. If you want to be a career author, you need to produce books on a regular basis. That’s not to say you need to write four books a year, but you do need to bring your readers a steady stream of new material. So don’t put all your hopes for instant success and bestsellerdom on your first masterpiece, but consider the publication of your first novel as the first step on what will be a long and lovely journey!

About Nicky Wells: Romance that Rocks Your World!

 Ultimate rock chick author Nicky Wells writes romance with rock stars—because there’s no better romantic hero than a golden-voiced bad boy with a secret soft heart and a magical stage presence!

Nicky’s books offer glitzy, glamorous romance with rock stars—imagine Bridget Jones ROCKS Notting Hill! If you’ve ever had a crush on any kind of celebrity, you’ll connect with Nicky’s heroes and their leading ladies.

Born in Germany, Nicky moved to the United Kingdom in 1993 and currently lives in Lincoln with her husband and their two boys. Nicky loves listening to rock music, dancing, and eating lobsters. When she’s not writing, she’s a wife, mother, occasional knitter, and regular contributor at Siren 107.3 FM with her own monthly show. Rock on!

Nicky’s books: Sophie’s Turn | Sophie’s Run | Sophie’s Encore | Spirits of Christmas

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Join Nicky: Blog | Twitter | Facebook | Romantic Novelists’ Association | Sapphire Star Publishing | Amazon | Goodreads | Pinterest

Did you know? There’s a single out now by Nicky’s fictional rock band Tuscq come to life! “Love Me Better” is available for download from Amazon, iTunes and many other places.

Fallen For Rock

‘A thrilling and delicious story of love and self-discovery woven around a broken romance that will make you turn page after page and cheer to the end.’

Love, life, loyalties. Nothing stays the same when Emily gets drawn into the world of rock.

Glossy and sophisticated professional high-flyer Emily has no time for nonsense such as the rock music her ex-boyfriend Nate adored so much. Yet when she unexpectedly comes into possession of VIP tickets—access all areas—for new rock band phenomenon, MonX, she can’t resist the temptation.

The fateful gig turns into more than one night, and Emily finds herself strangely drawn to this new and unfamiliar glittery world. However, only weeks later, MonX and her own universe fall apart with devastating consequences for all. When MonX lead singer Mike appeals for her help, she reluctantly embraces a new opportunity. But she soon discovers that while she may be a rock chick after all, a groupie she is not… Or is she?

Just exactly where do her loyalties lie? And what direction will her life take now that she’s left behind everything she treasured?

Warning! Fallen For Rock contains some explicit content and strong language that may not be suitable for readers under eighteen years of age.

Thanks so much for joining us on this grand adventure we call Romancing September Across the World 2014 Blog Tour.

As always, good writing and May God Bless You…


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Romancing September Across the World – Day 18 E. L. Lindley

Welcome to Day 18 of the 2nd Annual Romancing September Across The World Blog Tour. I’ve teamed up with Rosie Amber again this year. We’re promoting 30 awesome romance authors in 30 days. Help us out by cross promoting when you can and check out these authors.

Don’t forget to go over to Rosie Amber’s page and check out her page too.

Today my guest author is E.L. Lindley and I want to thank her for blogging with me today. Here is a little about her and her book Dare To Lose.

Dare to Lose E.L.Lindley

  • What inspired you to write this book?

Just before I started on Dare To Lose, I read somewhere that writers were being discouraged from creating leading female characters over the age of 32. Apparently that is considered the cut-off point for what readers are willing to accept. It really annoyed me because, as a middle-aged woman, I want to read about people my own age with issues that I can identify with. I determined that my heroine, therefore, was going to be middle-aged and have just as many adventures as any young whippersnapper might have. I think I pulled it off because Dare To Lose is the book that women contact me about most, saying how much they enjoy the fact that Nicola is pushing 50 but still manages to give the bad guys a run for their money. As a society, I fear we place far too much emphasis on youth and it’s especially detrimental to women. We only have to look at the rise in the number of people opting for cosmetic surgery to see how ageing is perceived as a bad thing. The strange thing is, as a reader, I often feel that writers make their characters young but then give them personalities that seem much older.

  • What’s your favourite part of this book and why?

My favourite parts of the book are probably the scenes with Nicola and her mother, Valerie. Valerie is not a bad person but she’s very self obsessed and wasn’t a particularly good mother. Nicola’s childhood was chaotic but now that Valerie is in her 70s, Nicola finds herself in the parent role. Her mother has frittered away her pension and consequently has had to move in with Nicola. The dynamic between them is a combination of sad, funny and infuriating and I think lots of women who have a complex relationship with their own mother will identify with it. Nicola also has a best friend, Lizzie, who is quite similar in personality to Valerie and I really enjoyed writing the scene showing their friendship. My women friends are extremely important to me and strong women characters feature in all of my novels.

  • What is your philosophy on writing and life? 

For me, writing is something that makes me happy so it is a force of good in my life. I think it’s important that we all embrace things that make us feel fulfilled, be that writing, cooking, sport or whatever. There are always people who will try and convince us that we’re not good enough or we’re wasting our time but, if something makes us feel good, then how can it possibly be a waste of time? Of course I hope that readers will enjoy my books but, primarily, I write because I love doing it.

  • Name your three favourite books that you’ve written — feel free to list buy links 

Business As Usual will always have a special place in my heart because it was the first book I ever wrote. It also introduces the character of Georgie Connelly, who is my protagonist in the Georgie Connelly series.  viewBook.at/B005UGSFH4

I also like Dare To Lose because I think I’ve done a good job of creating a heroine who appeals to women of all ages. viewBook.at/B006HSEMCQ

Don’t Look Back, is another favourite as I have tried to create a heroine who starts off as someone who readers might not like very much but, hopefully, completely redeems herself in the course of the story.  viewBook.at/B006XXVHUU

  • What are your goals for this year? 

In terms of writing, I’m currently working on the fifth Georgie Connelly novel and I also have a standalone novel that I’m about 75% of the way through. I’m hoping to have them both published before Christmas. In terms of life in general, I hope to carry on doing the things that are a source of joy in my life and encourage other people to do likewise. Life can be a hard journey and I don’t think it’s possible to ever have too many friends or enough joy in our lives.

  • If you had to give one piece of advice what would it be?

I would say follow your dreams and pursue whatever it is you need in order to feel happy and fulfilled.

If readers want find out more they can visit my website at  ellindley.weebly.com  where there‘s lots of information about all of my books and I also have a blog.

All of my books are available on Amazon where I have an author page http://www.amazon.co.uk/E.L-Lindley/e/B006S2GRCE/ref=sr_ntt_srch_lnk_1?qid=1407160410&sr=1-1 (for UK readers)

And  http://www.amazon.com/E.L.-Lindley/e/B006S2GRCE/ref=sr_tc_2_0?qid=1369223835&sr=1-2-ent (for US readers)

I’m also on Twitter @LindleyE

and Facebook  https://www.facebook.com/pages/EL-Lindley/205011402903349?ref_type=bookmark

DARE TO LOSE BOOK DESCRIPTION

For Nicola Mills, approaching middle age doesn’t seem so bad as she enjoys the settled, ordered life she has always dreamed of. Cracks start to appear, however, with the arrival of her mother, whose chaotic life threatens to overshadow Nicola’s routine. Life becomes even more uncertain when she loses her job but, encouraged by her friend Lizzie, Nicola embraces the opportunity to follow her dream and opens a seafront cafe. Fate it seems has other ideas though and, when one of her of her employees goes missing, Nicola is thrown into a dangerous world of crime and murder, which leaves her dreams in tatters.
Dare To Lose, is a novel about friendship, loyalty and strength in the face of adversity. By losing everything, will Nicola finally be able to live?

Amazon Link viewBook.at/B006HSEMCQ

Thanks so much for joining us on this grand adventure we call Romancing September Across the World 2014 Blog Tour.

As always, good writing and May God Bless You…


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Romancing September Across the World – Day 17 Monica La Porta

Welcome to Day 17 of the 2nd Annual Romancing September Across The World Blog Tour. I’ve teamed up with Rosie Amber again this year. We’re promoting 30 awesome romance authors in 30 days. Help us out by cross promoting when you can and check out these authors.

Don’t forget to go over to Rosie Amber’s page and check out her page too.

Today my guest author is Monica La Porta and I want to thank her for blogging with me today. Here is a little about her and her book The Lost Centurion.

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  • What inspired you to write this book?

I’ve been wanting to write a series set in Rome for the longest time. There aren’t paranormal or urban fantasy series that are focussed on the Eternal City, and I’ve always thought that Rome is the perfect place for romance. Ancient and mysterious, elegant and decadent, but also joyous and chaotic.

  • What’s your favourite part of this book and why?

The part I liked the most in The Lost Centurion was describing Rome through the ages. For example, Marcus’s house changes from a one-story Roman villa to a Renaissance Palazzo, maintaining the core of its structure from the Imperial times. I spent weeks researching about daily life in Rome, what the Romans liked to eat, what kind of games they played, what they wore, how their society was structured. Only bits and pieces of that research went into the book, but I loved every minute of it.

  • What is your philosophy on writing and life?

Persistence. When I was a kid, I was told by a teacher that I was a good student, but I would never be any good at languages, especially English. The teacher’s words hurt me and stayed with me for a long time. Eventually, I decided it was in my power to prove myself I could do anything I wanted if I worked hard enough.

  • Name your three favorite books that you’ve written — feel free to list buy links.

Besides The Lost Centurion, I would name:

The Priest, because of its message of universal love http://www.amazon.com/Priest-Ginecean-Chronicles-Book-ebook/dp/B0075XAFWS

http://www.amazon.co.uk/Priest-Ginecean-Chronicles-Book-ebook/dp/B0075XAFWS

Marie’s Journey, because it was the first YA title I published http://www.amazon.com/Maries-Journey-Ginecean-Chronicles-Book-ebook/dp/B00HITE9A8

http://www.amazon.co.uk/Maries-Journey-Ginecean-Chronicles-Book-ebook/dp/B00HITE9A8

The Immortal Greek, because I had to push my limits to write the larger than life character of Alexander http://www.amazon.com/Immortal-Greek-Immortals-Book-ebook/dp/B00MF0LAV6

http://www.amazon.co.uk/Immortal-Greek-Immortals-Book-ebook/dp/B00MF0LAV6

  • What are your goals for this year? 

I am working on publishing the third and fourth book in The Immortals series before the end of the year. I am also participating in several anthologies that will be announced soon.

  • If you had to give one piece of advice what would it be? 

Never give up and always believe in yourself.

Please provide us with the book bio/description, j-peg author photo, j-peg book cover, buying links, links to author social media.

Monica La Porta links:

Facebook https://www.facebook.com/monicalaportaauthor

Blog http://monicalaporta.com/

twitter https://twitter.com/momilp

mailing list http://eepurl.com/znSHT

Monica La Porta Bio:

Monica La Porta is an Italian who landed in Seattle several years ago. Despite popular feelings about the Northwest weather, she finds the mist and the rain the perfect conditions to write. Being a strong advocate of universal acceptance and against violence in any form and shape, she is also glad to have landed precisely in Washington State. She is the author of The Ginecean Chronicles, a dystopian/science fiction series set on the planet Ginecea where women rule over a race of enslaved men and heterosexual love is considered a sin. She has published the first four books in the series, The Priest, Pax in the Land of Women, Prince at War, and Marie’s Journey. She just released two new NA paranormal romances, Gaia, and Elios. She also wrote and illustrated a children’s book about the power of imagination, The Prince’s Day Out. Her published short, Linda of the Night, is a fairytale love story celebrating inner beauty. The Lost Centurion, and The Immortal Greek, the first and second title in The Immortals, a paranormal saga set in modern Rome, have just come out. Stop by her blog to read about her miniatures, sculptures, paintings, and her beloved beagle, Nero. Sometimes, she also posts about her writing.

The Lost Centurion blurb:

Marcus has sworn to avenge his wife’s death—even if it takes an eternity to hunt down the vampire who murdered her. Once a Roman Centurion, Marcus is now immortal and, for the past two thousand years, impervious to human emotions. Until the night he rescues Diana…

Diana knew nothing of the paranormal world until her transformation into a vampling, a newborn vampire entirely reliant for survival upon the distant and seemingly emotionless Centurion, who found her in the throes of changing. Her protector turned her without her consent, but at his untimely death, she becomes the distant and cold immortal’s responsibility.

The entire vampire community is determined to kill Marcus as he protects one of their own. While Marcus and Diana travel the Italian countryside, being chased by their enemies, Marcus must choose between avenging his dead wife or saving Diana from the same vampire who ruined his life. Bewitched by the Amalfi moon, he soon discovers his heart has already decided for him.

The Lost Centurion buying links:

Amazon.co.uk: http://www.amazon.co.uk/The-Lost-Centurion-Immortals-ebook/dp/B00KMJB4OA/

Amazon.com: http://www.amazon.com/Lost-Centurion-Immortals-Monica-Porta-ebook/dp/B00KMJB4OA

Smashwords: https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/442440

Barnes & Noble: http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/the-lost-centurion-monica-la-porta/1119629009?ean=2940045970778

iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/book/the-lost-centurion/id883335328?mt=11

Thanks so much for joining us on this grand adventure we call Romancing September Across the World 2014 Blog Tour.

As always, good writing and May God Bless You…

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