It's Amazing! 2012 is here and I'm blessed to have an opportunity to share incredible Authors with my Readers. 

The idea came to some of us as we sat around the communal Bonfire. We wanted to find a way share our stories and support others at the same time. So this is our holiday celebration for the New Year.

Authors: post a blurb with your buy links & website in the comments section below. 

Readers & I understand when you keep your excerpt at the PG-level.

As your Host for this little niche of the 'net, I will post here.



(novel is actually rated R)


From Concentric Circles



Shrouded in the mists of Avalon is a hidden legacy. Enter this in-between realm and discover; danger, love and new magic.

This excerpt is from chapter three: Magickal Bonds: Intertwined Souls


Shayla leaned into Meekal, increasing the feeling of belonging.
“Can you hear it?” he asked, rubbing his chin in her hair.
“What?”
“The sunset.”
“I don’t understand.”
“Shh. There’s still time. Focus on the sun’s orb, and then close your eyes. Let the earth’s song guide your inner vision to see the sunset. You’ve been attuned, so now you’ll hear it. The ancient Celts referred to the earth’s beautiful music as Òran Mór. No human has ever created anything to compare to it because it’s the combined synergy of every living creature, earth breath and ocean wave.”
She stilled, lashes resting against windswept cheeks. A slow lift at the corners of her mouth was the only indication she heard. Meekal allowed his heart to soar, meeting hers above the earth, joining in the song.
A gentle breath escaped her as the last curvature of the golden orb slipped past the horizon. Her stomach growled.
His laughter answered. “Let’s get some supper.”
A smile lit her face as she turned and leaned in for a brief kiss. “Sounds like a delicious idea. I’m famished.”
“Then so be it, but first,” he said backing up a step, and giving a slight bow. “May I have this dance?”
“Dance?”
“Aye. How did you expect to get down to earth?” He took a dancer’s stance, foot tapping the air, and hand waiting for her to step into his space in acceptance of his offer. “Shall it be a one, two, three waltz or a boogying swing dance?”
“One, two, three,” Shayla answered, entwining their fingers.
The Earth’s song carried them downward as they spun to the rhythm heard by few.
“Are you always this romantic?”
“Only for you, my love,” Meekal answered, as they stepped out of the Tower.


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Amazon Kindle: Concentric Circles (Shayla's story)


Claire: the Lost Fae ~ Available Now


Wyndy: in a Heartbeat ~ Short Story [here]



Peace & Love be with you always.
Aithne Jarretta
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12 Responses so far.

  1. Thanks, Aithne!

    My latest book is called Frank and The Werewolf Tamer. It's about a vampire who gets involved with a modern (and sexy) version of Frankenstein.


    Here are the details:


    Katherine has had a hard time finding work, mostly because she’s a vampire. Turns out, people aren’t clamoring to work with the undead. She goes to the massive theme park, Notte Oscura, as a last resort. However, she soon finds there is more waiting for her than just a job.


    Purchase Link: http://www.amazon.com/Frank-Werewolf-Tamer-ebook/dp/B006PU2JBW/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1325201201&sr=8-1

    My blog post where everyone can stop by too: http://traceyhkitts.blogspot.com/2011/12/ring-in-new-year-with-good-book.html

  2. Thanks Aithne!

    I have a paranormal romance called The Witch and the Vampire:

    Melora Merriweather is searching for a fellow witch to protect her from a scheming uncle with plans of marriage. When her carriage overturns on her journey, she is rescued by a mysterious man whom she learns is the very person she seeks. But, he’s not the witch she thought he was…

    Sebastian Collins should have left for London days ago. Now a snowstorm has trapped him with a woman who has come seeking protection, a woman who intrigues him like no other. And with each passing hour, his hunger for her grows…hunger for her kiss, her caress, and her blood.

    Available at:
    The Wild Rose Press: http://www.thewildrosepress.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=177_136&products_id=4422

    Amazon (currently discounted!!): http://amzn.com/B004R1Q92Q/

    My blog: http://www.shadowsofromance.blogspot.com

  3. Roseanne Dowell says:

    Double the Trouble - Two murders, two men, one with five-year old twin daughters, complicate life for Kate Wesley. When the identical twin sister of one of the murder victims arrives in town more confusion erupts. http://bit.ly/doublethetrouble



    Stranger on the Shore - It’s not every day you find a body washed up on your shore, but that’s exactly what happened to author, Jordan Blake, during an early Lake Effect snowstorm. http://bit.ly/dM2bHA



    May I Have this Dance - Elizabeth Ashley returns to a place where she fell in love forty-two years earlier. Her memory takes her back. Back to a time when life was fun and she was full of life. http://bit.ly/MayIHaveThisDance

    Connection of the Minds - Strange, realistic dreams and visions disrupt Rebecca Brennan’s life, especially when she actually feels someone’s pain. Determined to find who shares her mind, Rebecca takes a leave of absence from work to search for her mind connection and puts her life in danger. http://bit.ly/ConnectionoftheMinds

    A Second Chance - Just when divorcee, Christine Rollins discovers new love, her ex asks for a second chance. Will she take the second chance with her ex or give in to her feelings for her new love? http://bit.ly/asecondchance

    Coming Jan. 4th -

    Secrets, Lies, & Love - A dilapidated Queen Anne Victorian, a dead body, and an ex boyfriend complicate life for Meghan Shelby when she returns to her hometown after a ten year absence.

    http://bookswelove.net/dowell.php

    My blog: http://roseannedowellauthor.blogspot.com

  4. Posted a blog post: http://inadreambeyond.blogspot.com

    This is my hot, sweet, Christmas read: The Uncertain List

    Tristan's job is to investigate those people on Santa's Uncertain List and determine whether they're truly Naughty or Nice. His last mission of the year is Amy, a sweet girl with a kinky streak that will make his job harder than expected.

    Available at:

    Silver Publishing: https://spsilverpublishing.com/product_book_info/coming-soon-c-2/the-uncertain-list-ebook-p-692

    Amazon.com: http://www.amazon.com/The-Uncertain-List-ebook/dp/B006OC4UDG/ref=sr_1_5?ie=UTF8&qid=1325117244&sr=8-5

    All Romance Ebooks http://www.allromanceebooks.com/product-theuncertainlist-653801-

    Barnes and Nobles
    143.htmlhttp://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/the-uncertain-list-elyzabeth-m-valey/1108034677

  5. Beloved Wizard: Knight of Excalibur One
    Arthur and his Knights are back and ready to kick ass!

    Merci Tramaine is not happy to be called back into service by her old boss Arthur, especially when she is charged to find her missing ex lover. Drake Monroe is Merlin reincarnated, with his powers bound by the Goddess Nimue he has become a skilled fighter, but no match for Nimue who kidnapped him determined to destroy him forever.
    The bloodline of Morgan Le Fey taints Merci keeping her on the edge between light and dark, the Goddess’s wicked trap springs shut leaving both Drake and Merci racing against the clock. Passions ignite once again, but are they too late to plan a future or will they be torn from each other?
    This time for eternity.

    Buy Links:
    Extasy Books: http://www.extasybooks.com/beloved-wizard/
    Amazon Kindle: http://www.amazon.com/Beloved-Wizard-Knights-Excalibur-ebook/dp/B0064HD7PS
    Book Strand: http://www.bookstrand.com/shannan-albright
    Fiction wise: http://www.fictionwise.com/ebooks/a68068/Shannan-Albright/?si=0

  6. Here’s my addition ~

    Wild West Weekend by C.R. Moss & RM Sotera
    Two brothers... Two best friends... One... Wild West Weekend
    Two people scared to love again. Two others hesitant about commitment. A weekend in Nevada will change all that.
    Bristol Ashcombe is swearing off men and taking a vacation with her friend, Cassie. Damon Dougan is packed and ready to leave the ranch for a trip, that is, until a long-legged, sexy woman steps out of a vehicle and he decides to stay. Will one sex filled weekend be enough for either of them?
    Cassie Harding travels to the Double D ranch, to meet Bristol and looks forward to seeing her old friend, Dakota. Dak’s excited when Cassie, his former sweetheart, returns. Cassie and Dakota, though they’re heating up ‘the sheets’ in and out of the bedroom, have fears about commitment after years of being single. Will they find it’s better to dance together than apart?

    Available at: http://www.evernightpublishing.com/products/Wild-West-Weekend-by-C.R.-Moss-and-R.M.-Sotera.html

    Visit blogs: http://crmoss.blogspot.com/2011/12/ring-in-new-year-with-these-amazing.html -or- http://doubledranchtales.blogspot.com/2011/12/ring-in-new-year-with-these-amazing.html

  7. Thanks so much!

    The Keeper of Moon Haven – a Victorian fantasy

    On the southern fringes of the Mendip Hills sits the Castle Hamingjur, an abandoned structure most fear haunted. Yet, on the rare occasions when the Hunter’s Blue Moon occurs, the Keeper occupies this mysterious castle where he guards the bridge to Alfheim Haven.

    Noreen Willshire discovers more than fairytales hidden between the pages of Beletania’s diary. She opens the ancient book and finds a pathway to a Faery Realm where all manner of mythical creatures reside. In her naïveté, she summons the Keeper before his scheduled time in the human realm. In that brief moment, the mysterious wizard touches her soul with more than magick. She promises to return the diary during Mefylleth, a time when the barriers between the two realms melt away, but danger stalks her path. Torn between her desire to make a new life for herself in America and her growing love for the Keeper, she must bridge the gap between magick and time to follow her heart.

    BUY link: for Kindle - http://amzn.com/B004EPZ2G4
    For other formats - http://www.allromanceebooks.com/product-keeperofmoonhaven-489359-143.html

    My blog - http://ciaragold.blogspot.com/

  8. Sandy N. says:

    What a great idea! Thank you for this opportunity to join in the fun and showcase our book.

    Title: I.O.U. SEX
    Authors: Sandra Nachlinger & Sandra Allen
    Genre: Women's Fiction / Romance

    When June, Kiki, and Peggy graduated from high school, all three were still virgins. After all, they were good girls. Years later, the friends read June’s diary from their senior year and joke about the sexual frustration they caused their steady boyfriends back then. That’s when Kiki says, “When you think about it, and I’m only trying to be fair, we owe those guys sex.” With bawdy jabs and tipsy laughter, they vow to track down their old boyfriends and make amends. Will their sexual IOUs be paid in full? Or is this just another one of Kiki's crazy ideas?

    Available in paperback and ebook formats:
    I.O.U. Sex on Amazon
    I.O.U. Sex on Barnes and Noble

    Only $2.99 for Nook or Kindle versions!
    Also available on Smashwords in multiple formats.

    Blog: I.O.U. Sex Blog

  9. Michelle says:

    Concilium Blurb:

    “A tale of deadly creatures and forbidden romance”

    Leslee hit a strange animal with her car. Now she’s marked for death.

    It was a simple car accident – the animal didn’t even die – but it drew the attention of other dimensional creatures, the Cruor Imbibo. Driven by their insatiable need to feed, they have secretly devoured the dregs of society for centuries. Afraid Leslee will expose them, and put an end to their meal ticket, the Imbibo want her dead.

    The Concilium is Leslee’s only protection. Guardian of the ancient secret and the protector of humans, the Concilium fights to control the Imbibo and end their feeding frenzy. Miller works for the Concilium. Keeping Leslee alive is his next assignment.

    Now Leslee is on the run, and the only thing between her flesh and the snapping jaws of the Imbibo is Miller. He and Leslee quickly form a bond, but falling in love may make Miller’s job more difficult. And if Miller fails, Leslee will be the next human on the Imbibo menu.

    Because the Cruor Imbibo are coming, and they’re coming for Leslee.

    You can also read more of my writing on my webpage, along with the first chapter of Concilium.

    The official webpage for Concilium and its sequel is: www.conciliumbooks.com check it out and view the book trailer.

    www.michelle-pickett.com/blog

  10. Thanks for the opportunity! Here's my book, which is currently just $0.99 for the next two weeks.

    Her Dark Angel (Her Angel Series #1)
    Felicity Heaton
    An angel without a mission, Apollyon lives trapped in Hell guarding the bottomless pit. Surrounded by endless darkness, he longs to fly free on Earth once more but his master hasn’t called him in centuries. When the call finally comes, it’s to serve a new master, a beautiful woman he has often watched over, a woman who has always captivated him.

    Serenity is shocked when a gorgeous black-winged angel shows up in her city of Paris claiming that she called him when she was only casting a simple vengeance spell. He’s no other than the angel of death! When Apollyon offers to obey her and help her have revenge on her cheating ex-boyfriend, she can’t resist the temptation, but can she resist him? Can an angel as dark as Apollyon ever fall for a mortal woman like her?

    Dark, passionate and erotic, Her Dark Angel is a tale of intense desire and deepest forbidden love guaranteed to get your heart racing.

    LIMITED TIME SPECIAL OFFER: Only $0.99 (normally $2.99) as part of my Winter Warmers deal - offer ends 15th January 2012.

    Available on Kindle, Nook, Apple devices, Sony, Kobo and more...

    Read the excerpt / find out where to buy:
    http://www.felicityheaton.co.uk/ebooks.php?title=Her%20Dark%20Angel

    My blog post is up on my blog so feel free to swing by with your books!
    http://www.indieparanormalromancebooks.com/2011/12/ring-in-new-year-with-these-amazing.html

    Felicity Heaton

  11. Cassandra Carr here. Thanks for the opportunity! I will also be doing this, though my post will not go live until shortly after midnight ET on New Year's Eve. The link to my blog is http://www.booksbycassandracarr.com/wordpress

    My book is titled Head Games, and it's book 1 in the Buffalo Intimidators series. It's a m/f/m menage erotic romance. Here's the blurb:
    Leo Laporte and Scott Schaeffer are teammates on the ice and roommates off it who also share women. They’ve been coming into Kelly Chase’s bistro after games for months, and they know they want her. As the attraction grows, the men realize they want more than a one-night stand - they want forever.

    Kelly’s not so sure. Yes, she wants both men. But a permanent ménage relationship? That’s taking giving her heart away to a whole new level, and a chance she’s hesitant to take. Then Leo is injured and Scott’s on the trading block, and she realizes this may be her only shot at true, everlasting love.

    There are so many questions swirling around inside Kelly’s head. Can she believe in Leo and Scott’s love? And will her business and her reputation survive once people find out she’s with two men?

    Buy links:
    http://www.bookstrand.com/head-games
    http://amzn.com/B006GCRO6E
    http://is.gd/HeadGames (Barnes & Noble)

  12. Thanks for joining in the fun:

    Captured by Indians, Grace must now decide where her heart lies.
    WHITE HEART, LAKOTA SPIRIT, an historical western romance.

    Grace Cummings becomes Dancing Fawn through no choice of her own. Her heart holds nothing but bitterness for her captors...until compassion and love for Little Elk pushes her hatred aside. When white soldiers storm the camp, she has to decide to consider herself rescued or taken prisoner yet again.

    Buy link: http://amzn.to/tGOqaA

    Please stop by my blog this weekend for more exciting authors and books:
    http://mizging.blogspot.com

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