Thursday, July 1, 2010

RITA NOMINEES GIVEAWAY

GIVEAWAY ENDED
RITA Awards
OVERVIEW

The purpose of the RITA
® contest is to promote excellence in the romance genre by recognizing outstanding published romance novels and novellas.

The award itself is a golden statuette named after RWA's first president, Rita Clay Estrada, and has become the symbol for excellence in published romance fiction.

About the Contest

Up to 1,200 romance novels from 12 different categories are entered in the RITA competition each year. A novel may be entered either by the author or by the book's publisher in one of the 12 categories. After the first round of judging by published romance authors, the competition narrows to approximately 100 finalists.

Once RWA announces the RITA finalists, a final round of judges evaluates and ranks these novels to determine the 12 RITA Award winners. The RITA Award winners are announced at the Awards Ceremony at the RWA Annual Conference.

Romance Writers of America will announce the winners of the 2010 RITA Awards on at its 30th Annual Conference in Orlando, Florida, at the end of July of 2010.

RITA Nominees from
Hachette Book group!


Want to Win ALL SIX BOOKS?

THREE Winners CAN!

ONE SCREAM AWAY

By Kate Brady

Best First Book & Romantic Suspense Categories

FOR THE LOVE OF PETE

By Julia Harper

Contemporary Single Title Romance Category

TO BEGUILE A BEAST

By Elizabeth Hoyt

Historical Romance Category

KNIGHT OF PLEASURE

By Margaret Mallory

Historical Romance Category

MY FORBIDDEN DESIRE

By Carolyn Jewel

Paranormal Romance Category

KILL FOR ME

By Celia Johnson

Romantic Suspense

GIVEAWAY

THANKS TO ANNA AND THE
HACHETTE BOOK GROUP, I HAVE
THREE SETS OF THESE 6 RITA
NOMINATED BOOKS TO GIVE AWAY!



--U.S. AND CANADIAN RESIDENTS ONLY
--NO P. O. BOXES
---INCLUDE YOUR EMAIL ADDRESS
IN CASE YOU WIN!
--ALL COMMENTS MUST BE SEPARATE TO
COUNT AS MORE THAN ONE!

HOW TO ENTER

+1 ENTRY: COMMENT ON WHICH OF THE BOOKS YOU ARE MOST EAGER TO WIN OF THE SIX EVEN THOUGH YOU WOULD WIN ALL SIX

+1 MORE ENTRY:
BLOG OR TWEET ABOUT THIS GIVEAWAY AND THEN COME BACK AND LEAVE A LINK

+1 MORE ENTRY:
CLICK ON ONE TITLE OF A BOOK ABOVE THAT WILL TAKE YOU TO THE HACHETTE BOOK GROUP SITE AND TELL YOU OTHER THINGS ABOUT THE BOOK AND AUTHOR. LOOK AROUND AND COME BACK AND COMMENT ON WHAT YOU FOUND OUT ABOUT THAT BOOK. IF YOU WISH, YOU MAY DO THIS FOR EVERY BOOK HOWEVER EACH BOOK YOU LOOK UP AND WRITE ABOUT MUST BE ENTERED SEPARATELY TO COUNT AS EXTRA ENTRIES.

+5 BONUS ENTRIES( YOU MAY ENTER YOUR COMMENT ONCE BUT JUST PUT +5 IN YOUR COMMENT AS A REMINDER TO ME IT IS WORTH THAT): CLICK ON THE SWAGBUCKS LINK IN THE RIGHT COLUMN AND JOIN SWAGBUCKS. SEARCH UNTIL YOU HAVE WON AT LEAST SOME SWAGBUCKS AND COME BACK AND TELL THAT YOU JOINED AND HOW MANY BUCKS YOU WON. IF YOU ARE ALREADY A SWAGBUCKS MEMBER, CLICK ON THE LINK AND SEARCH AND COME BACK AND TELL ME HOW MANY BUCKS YOU WON BUT ONLY ONE TIME, PLEASE, FOR THESE 5 EXTRA BONUS ENTRIES.

GIVEAWAY ENDS AT
6 PM, EST, JULY 31!

145 comments:

tawnda said...

I most want to read ONE SCREAM AWAY

tetewa said...

I'm most looking forward to One Scream Away! tWarner419@aol.com

rhapsodyinbooks said...

I guess I'd be most eager to read the Karen Rose.

nbmars AT yahoo DOT com

rhapsodyinbooks said...

I was curious about One Scream Away so I clicked on the Hachette site and found out that the author has been a finalist in other competitions as well.

nbmars AT yahoo DOT com

Erika Lynn said...

I want to read For The love of Pete

and i tweeted
http://twitter.com/Erika_Lynn_C/status/17509629041

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A Musing Mother said...

One scream away.

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elaing8 said...

tweeted http://twitter.com/elaing8/status/17511720930

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elaing8 said...

I'm most eagar to read Kill For Me
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Diana (Book of Secrets) said...

I'd love to read To Beguile a Beast. They all look great!

Diana
bookofsecrets(at)yahoo(dot)com

Beverly said...

It was a toss up between One Scream Away and Kill for Me, but since everyone else is choosing One Scream Away - I will say Kill For Me! Thanks for hosting. Happy reading. bevsharp@desch.org

Katia said...

Definitely One Scream Away!
kr_moreau(at)doglover(dot)com

traveler said...

For The Love Of Pete interests most. saubleb(at)gmail(dot)com

Shannon said...

I'm in the mood for a fairy tale. To Beguile a Beast. =)

Shannon said...

One Scream away might be a book for when hubby is home. =)
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Shannon said...

The author information for Karen Harper made me smile. =)
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Shannon said...

Elizabeth Hoyte and Karen Harper are the same person?
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Shannon said...

Margaret Mallory left a legal career to write.
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Cindy W. said...

One Scream Away is the one that most intrigues me.

Smiles,
Cindy W.

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Cindy W. said...

I visited the Hachette site & found that One Scream Away is Kate Brady's debut novel. I love debut novels.

Smiles,
Cindy W.

countrybear52[at]yahoo[dot]com

DarcyO said...

I most want to read For the Love of Pete.

dlodden at frontiernet dot net

holdenj said...

I am looking forward to For the Love of Pete.
JHolden955(at)gmail(dot)com

holdenj said...

Julia Harper is Elizabeth Hoyt! How cool is that?
JHolden955(at)gmail(dot)com

DarcyO said...

Author Julia Harper has locked herself out of her car five times.

dlodden at frontiernet dot net

holdenj said...

+5 Already a swagbucks member. I clicked and searched for info about Julia Harper/Elizabeth Hoyt and found out she's been writing for 8 years.
JHolden955(at)gmail(dot)com

holdenj said...

Karen Rose used to teach high school chemistry and physics! What a change to author and good news for us.
JHolden955(at)gmail(dot)com

holdenj said...

One Scream Away is Kate Brady's debut novel!
JHolden955(at)gmail(dot)com

holdenj said...

To Beguile a Beast is part of Hoyt's Legend of the Four Soldiers series.
JHolden955(at)gmail(dot)com

holdenj said...

The heroine in Knight of Pleasure is an expert swordsman, probably pretty unusual and interesting. for the time period!
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Linda Kish said...

For the love of Pete would be my first choice

lkish77123 at gmail dot com

Linda Kish said...

One Scream Away is Kate Brady's debut novel

lkish77123 at gmail dot com

Linda Kish said...

Julia Harper has 3 untrained dogs...I have 5 of 7 untrained

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debbie said...

My forbidden desire looks good.
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Benita said...

I'd like to read One Scream Away.

bgcchs(at)yahoo(dot)com

Benita said...

About One Scream Away I found out Kate Brady has won or been a finalist in many writing contests, including the Golden Heart, the Maggies, and the Suzannah. ONE SCREAM AWAY is her debut novel.

bgcchs(at)yahoo(dot)com

Benita said...

About For the Love of Pete, Julia Harper/ Elizabeth Hoyt lives in central Illinois with three untrained dogs, two angelic, but bickering children, and one long-suffering husband.

bgcchs(at)yahoo(dot)com

Benita said...

About To Beguile a Beast Elizabeth Hoyt/Julia Harper lives in central Illinois with three untrained dogs, two angelic, but bickering children, and one long-suffering husband.

bgcchs(at)yahoo(dot)com

Benita said...

About To Beguile a Beast, Elizabeth Hoyt/Julia Harper lives in central Illinois with three untrained dogs, two angelic, but bickering children, and one long-suffering husband.

bgcchs(at)yahoo(dot)com

Benita said...

About Knight of Pleasure, MARGARET MALLORY recently surprised her friends and family by abandoning her legal career-and her steady job-to write tales of romance and adventure.

bgcchs(at)yahoo(dot)com

Benita said...

About My Forbidden Desire, Carolyn Jewel lives in northern California with her son, three cats, a border collie, several chickens, and some sheep.

bgcchs(at)yahoo(dot)com

Benita said...

About Kill for Me, Karen Rose is a RITA Award-winning author who fell in love with books from the time she learned to read, with Jo from Little Women and Nancy Drew becoming close childhood friends.

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Tore said...

I want Kill for Me by Karen Rose. Please enter me in contest. Tore923@aol.com

Steve Capell said...

I like Romantic Suspense so I would like Kate Brady's novel One Scream Away.

Thanks you so much for hosting this giveaway.

steven(dot)capell(at)gmail(dot)com

throuthehaze said...

I most want to read To Beguile A Beast
throuthehaze at gmail dot com

dor said...

ONE SCREAM AWAY sounds very good. but then again....they all sound very awesome.

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dor said...

tweet
http://twitter.com/DoreenRiopel/status/17620922474

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dor said...

ONE SCREAM AWAY is the authors' debut novel.

dorcontest at gmail dot com

dor said...

The author of The Love of Pete has two children.

dorcontest at gmail dot com

dor said...

The author of To Beguile A Beast has three untrained dogs. yikes.

dorcontest at gmail dot com

dor said...

The author of KNIGHT OF PLEASURE has 2 college-aged children.

dorcontest at gmail dot com

dor said...

The author of MY FORBIDDEN DESIRE has 3 cats.

dorcontest at gmail dot com

dor said...

The author of Kill for Me has 2 children.

dorcontest at gmail dot com

enyl said...

Tweeted.
twitter.com@enylstil#36
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enyl said...

I look forward to reading Kill For Me the most.
enyl(at)inbox(dot)com

enyl said...

I learned that For the Love of Pete can also be considered a suspense thriller as well as a contemporary romance.
enyl(at)inbox(dot)com

Debs Desk said...

I would love to read For the Love of Pete. Please include me in your giveaway.
Thanks
Debbie D
debdesk9(at)verizon.net

Beth said...

I most want to read To Beguile a Beast.

409cope said...

One Scream Away is Kate Brady's debut novel and sounds like a great suspense.

409cope said...

I am most anxious to read One Scream Away as it sounds like a great mystery.

409cope said...

For the Love of Pete is a novel about an undercover agent named Dante Torelli who is protecting a mob informant and his family when the baby gets kidnapped.

409cope said...

To Beguile a Beast is a historical romance set in Scotland's past.

409cope said...

Knight of Pleasure is about heroine Lady Isobel Hume and hero Sir Stephen Carleton and is a historical romance.

409cope said...

My Forbidden Desire is a paranormal romance about a witch named Alexandrine Merit.

409cope said...

Kill For Me is a tie in to Scream For Me written by Karen Rose.

donnas said...

tweet - http://twitter.com/DonnaS1/statuses/17765214390

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donnas said...

I most want to read Kill for Me.

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Sue A. said...

I'm eager to win TO BEGUILE A BEAST!

alternate email from blogger
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Sue A. said...

I just learned that Kate Brady has won or been a finalist in many writing contests, including the Golden Heart, the Maggies, and the Suzannah. ONE SCREAM AWAY is her debut novel.

alternate email from blogger
magenta 2 red [at] gmail [dot] com

Sue A. said...

I learned that For the Love of Pete is by Julia Harper who is also Elizabeth Hoyt. Congrats on the double nominations!

alternate email from blogger
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Sue A. said...

To Beguile A Beast is by Elizabeth Hoyt. Her author info "three untrained dogs, two angelic, but bickering children, and one long-suffering husband" sounds like the makings of a book in itself.

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Sue A. said...

KNIGHT OF PLEASURE is the follow up to KNIGHT OF DESIRE which was Margaret Mallory's first book.

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Sue A. said...

MY FORBIDDEN DESIRE is by Carolyn Jewel, who has three cats, a border collie, several chickens, and some sheep and I would be safe in saying is an animal lover.

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Sue A. said...

Kill for Me is by Karen Rose who is already a RITA Award-winning author. She's also a former chemical engineer and high school chemistry and physics teacher.

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bison61 said...

I'd read KILL FOR ME first

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Lisa R said...

I'm most looking forward to MY FORBIDDEN DESIRE.



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Lisa R said...

tweeted--@alterlisa
http://bookinwithbingo.blogspot.com/2010/07/rita-nominees-giveaway.html

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Lisa R said...

Prepare to stay up all night, then sleep with the lights on."
--- Roxanne St. Claire, New York Times bestselling author

a definite "MUST BUY" for me


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CrystalGB said...

I am most eager to read Margaret Mallory's book.

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CherylS22 said...

I am most eager to win "Knight of Pleasure" by Margaret Mallory.
Thanks for the chance ~
megalon22 at yahoo dot com

CherylS22 said...

"One Scream Away" by Kate Brady

I learned that this book is Kate Brady's debut novel.

megalon22 at yahoo dot com

CherylS22 said...

"For The Love of Pete" by Julia Harper

I learned that Julia Harper is also known as Elizabeth Hoyt!

megalon22 at yahoo dot com

CherylS22 said...

"To Beguile a Beast" by Elizabeth Hoyt

I learned that Elizabeth Hoyt has two angelic, but bickering children.

megalon22 at yahoo dot com

CherylS22 said...

"Knight of Pleasure" by Margaret Mallory

I learned that "Knight of Desire" was Margaret Mallory's first book.

megalon22 at yahoo dot com

CherylS22 said...

"My Forbidden Desire" by Carolyn Jewel

I learned that Ms. Jewel lives with a lot of animals - cats, a dog, chickens & sheep!

megalon22 at yahoo dot com

CherylS22 said...

"Kill For Me" by Karen Rose

I learned that Karen Rose is a RITA Award-winning author.

megalon22 at yahoo dot com

Theresa N. said...

That's a tough question I want to read all of them. I'll pick Kill For me.
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Aik said...

Tweeted:

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Aik said...

For The love of Pete

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Misusedinnocence said...

I would love to read For The Love Pete.

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allisonsbj3 said...

I'm eager to win "For the Love of Pete."

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allisonsbj3 said...

In One Scream Away, the antique dolls share the same markings as a killer's victims.

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allisonsbj3 said...

In For the Love of Pete, Dante is an undercover agent who is assigned to protect a mob informant.

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allisonsbj3 said...

In Knight of Pleasure Lady Isobel is an expert swordswoman.

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allisonsbj3 said...

In To Beguile A Beast, Sir Alistair Munroe is a recluse.

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allisonsbj3 said...

In My Forbidden Desire Alexandrine is a witch.

allisonsbj3 said...

Kill for Me ties into Scream for Me.

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Bethie said...

They all look so good. But I am most eager to read Kill For Me.

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Bethie said...

According to the Hatchette site, One Scream Away is Kate Brady's debut novel.

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Bethie said...

According the Hatchette web site Julia Harper and Elizabeth Hoyt are one in the same.

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Bethie said...

To Beguile a Beast: According to web site, Elizabeth Hoyt lives in Illinois.

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Bethie said...

According to the Hatchette Web site, Margaret Mallory gave up her legal career to become a writer.

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Bethie said...

According to the Hatchette site, Carolyn Jewel has many animals, including chickens and sheep.

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Bethie said...

According to the web site, Karen Rose used to be a high school teacher.

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Shirley said...

The first ine I'd read is KNIGHT OF PLEASURE.

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Shirley said...

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Shirley said...

http://www.facebook.com/home.php#!/profile.php?id=100001087052807&v=wall&story_fbid=133977496639431&ref=mf

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Shirley said...

http://www.stumbleupon.com/stumbler/shundelt45/review/44175802/

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Shirley said...

http://bulletins.myspace.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=bulletin.read&authorID=540593519&messageID=6676146778&hash

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Shirley said...

Kate Brady ONE SCREAM AWAY is her debut novel.

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Shirley said...

Julia Harper/ Elizabeth Hoyt lives in central Illinois with three untrained dogs, two angelic, but bickering children, and one long-suffering husband. shundelt@yahoo.com

Shirley said...

from what I read TO BEGUILE A BEAST is a book with 3 stories

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Shirley said...

MARGARET MALLORY At long last, she can satisfy her passion for justice by punishing the bad and rewarding the worthy-in the pages of her novels, of course.

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Shirley said...

Carolyn Jewel lives in northern California with her son, three cats, a border collie, several chickens, and some sheep. Also the Fudgester.

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Shirley said...

Karen Rose is a RITA Award-winning author shundelt@yahoo.com

Shirley said...

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LoveMyCoffee said...

I'd most want to read For the Love of Pete.

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Chanelle said...

Would like to win One Scream Away.
cparkins14 AT teancum.net

Mystee said...

I'd really love to read MY forbidden desire

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THRIFTY CANUCKS said...

My choice would be My Forbidden Desire as I love the paranormal

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THRIFTY CANUCKS said...

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THRIFTY CANUCKS said...

One Scream Away - I learned the Kate Brady has been a finalist in many writing contests.

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THRIFTY CANUCKS said...

For The Love Of Pete - I learned that the author lives in Central Illinois.

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THRIFTY CANUCKS said...

To Beguile a Beast - I learned that the author Julia Harper and Elizabeth Hoyt are the same person.

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THRIFTY CANUCKS said...

Knight of Pleasure - I learned that the author used to have a legal career.

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THRIFTY CANUCKS said...

My Forbidden Desire - I learned that the author has an MA in English

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THRIFTY CANUCKS said...

Kill For Me - I learned that the author was a former chemical engineer and teacher.

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Karen H said...

I would most like to win Elizabeth Hoyt's "To Beguile a Beast." I have read it already from the library and it'd be great to own my own copy. My email is kesh1@att.net

Karen H said...

I am most interested in Elizabeth Hoyt's "To Beguile a Beast." kesh1@att.net

nel said...

i cannot wait to read KNIGHT OF PLEASURE


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nel said...

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nel said...

To Beguile a Beast is part of Hoyt's Legend of the Four Soldiers series.



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thscar said...

I like the paranormal romance so I would choose " My Forbidden Desire".

jenna said...

I want to read For The Love of Pete the most.

-Jenna

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Pam S (pams00) said...

I would most like Knight of Pleasure - I have the other 2 books in the series and want this one to complete up to date :). Though I want all and thank goodness I don't have to choose lol.

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Pam S (pams00) said...

One Scream Away's author Kate Brady has won or been a finalist in many writing contests, including the Golden Heart, the Maggies, and the Suzannah

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Pam S (pams00) said...

For the Love of Pete - Julia Harper is Elizabeth Hoyt's pen name

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Pam S (pams00) said...

To Beguile A Beast - author Elizabeth Hoyt has three dogs

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Pam S (pams00) said...

Knight of Pleasure/Margaret Mallory - Her husband has yet to read her books :)

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My Forbidden Desire/Carolyn Jewel - Has an MA in English

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Kill for Me/Karen Rose - is a former chemical engineer

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