2016 Beach Party Winners

Diane Belt of Las Vegas, NV won a Kindle Fire from Writerspace.
Elizabeth Gray of Osceola, Arkansas won a Kindle Fire from Writerspace.
Marcy Maddox of Stewardson, IL won a Kindle Fire from Writerspace.
Victoria Wilsonreich of Lecanto, FL won a Kindle Fire from Writerspace.

Donna Adams of Leesville, South Carolina won a prize from Margaret Daley.
Amy Alderman of Zephyrhills, FL won a prize from Susannah Sandlin.
Susan Alles of Albuquerque, NM won a prize from Sarah Castille.
Renee Audia of Las Vegas, Nevada won a prize from Laura Benedict.
Jill Baird of Lexington, OH won a prize from Amelia Grey.
Shirley Bennett of Riverbank, CA won a prize from Wendy Staub.
Marcia Berbeza of Wilmington, Delaware won a prize from Lauren Linwood.
Candace Bliss of Rapid City, South dakota won a prize from Diana Palmer.
Bree Bowers of Huntsville, AL. won a prize from Gail Chianese.
Carol Bradbury of Aurora, Colorado won a prize from Amy Jarecki.
Rosie Britton of Wichita, KS won a prize from Sandra Hill.
Donna Brooks of Ft Worth, Texas won a prize from Amy Jarecki.
Donna Brown of Neshanic Station, NJ won a prize from Caridad Pineiro.
Nancy Chrismer of Thompsontown, PA won a prize from Rebecca Zanetti.
Donna Clifford of Saginaw, Michigan won a prize from Laura Griffin.
Mary Cooper of Clinton, WI won a prize from Raz Steel.
Susan Coshin of Lansdale, PA won a prize from Kaylan Doyle.
Tina Counterman of North Las Vegas, Nevada won a prize from Susannah Sandlin.
Joshua Craig of Jacksonville, North Carolina won a prize from Beth Williamson.
Troy Craig of Jacksonville, NC won a prize from Danica Winters.
Dawn Davis of Amarillo, TX won a prize from Sabrina Jeffries.
Janet Davis of Erie, PA won a prize from Carly Phillips.
Katherine Depasquale of Cambridge, MA Massachusetts won a prize from Molly O’Keefe.
Karen Dunlap of Oviedo, FL won a prize from Sherrel Lee.
Pat Dupuy of Houston, Texas won a prize from Rebecca Zanetti.
Catherine Edwards of Rutledge, Tennessee won a prize from Alexandra Sokoloff.
Pam Enrici of Duluth, MN won a prize from Lauren Linwood.
Erika Erazo of Lindenhurst, NY won a prize from Deanna Raybourn.
Glenna Forbes of Ocean Park, WA won a prize from Augustina Van Hoven.
Kim Fox of Thomasville, North Carolina won a prize from Linda Hope Lee.
Christa Freeman of Pocatello, Idaho won a prize from Susannah Sandlin.
Danette Gatz of Bolingbrook, Illinois won a prize from Patricia Yager Delagrange.
Nancy Geisler of Yakima, WA won a prize from Madeline Hunter.
Andrew Gordon of Hudson, OH won a prize from Roxanne St. Claire.
Linda Graham of Altha, Florida won a prize from Joanne Rock.
Tom Griffith Jr of Las Vegas, Nevada won a prize from Debra Clopton.
Philip Halter of Jackson, mo won a prize from Amy Gregory.
Terri Hammer of Columbus, WI won a prize from RaeAnne Thayne.
Misty Hart of Jackson, tn won a prize from Kylie Brant.
Ellie Hayden of Burnsville, MN won a prize from Rebecca Brooks.
Judy Herriman of Benson, az won a prize from Denise Hunter.
Lois Imel of Anderson, IN won a prize from Lauren Linwood.
Lisa Jolicoeur of Waverly, MN won a prize from Joanne Rock.
Nancy Jones of Henderson, Nevada won a prize from Gail Chianese.
Sharon Kaminski of Wausau, WI won a prize from Margaret Daley.
Edna King-Miller of Atascadero, California won a prize from Debra Clopton.
Leann Knott of State Center, IA won a prize from Amy Jarecki.
Laura Kulakowski of Ann Arbor, MI won a prize from Veronica Forand.
Jane Lacy of Buffalo Grove, IL won a prize from Bronwen Evans.
Jackie Ludvigsen of Westfield, wi won a prize from Francis Ray.
Rosemarie Luevano of San Antonio, Texas won a prize from Jan Moran.
Sherry Mcelroy of Chiefland, FL won a prize from Sharon Hamilton.
Michelle Mcgrath of Fitchburg, ma won a prize from Kat Martin.
Christy Mcneley of Johnston, IA won a prize from Dara Girard.
Jean Mess of Broomfield, CO won a prize from Diana Palmer.
Jamie Meyers of Folsom, CA won a prize from Linda O. Johnston.
Kathleen Mikkelson of Auburn Hills, MI won a prize from Kylie Brant.
Karen Minter of Sanford, NC won a prize from Sylvia Day.
Ashley Montgomery of Covington, Virginia won a prize from Margaret Daley.
Denise Montgomery of Leeds, al won a prize from Molly O’Keefe.
Lucile Morrill-Salazar of Bedford, TX won a prize from Linda Hope Lee.
Susan Morrison of Durham, NC won a prize from Selena Laurence.
Leah Moser of Salem, OR won a prize from Maggie Collins.
Dixie Neitzel of Tomah, WI won a prize from Kat Martin.
Mary Newland of Magna, UT won a prize from Erin Quinn.
Diane Osepchook of Deltona, Florida won a prize from melinda leigh.
Sarah Oswald of Barnesville, Pennsylvania won a prize from Jayne Ann Krentz.
Diane Paine of Petersburgh, New York won a prize from Kat Martin.
Kerry Paul of York, Pa won a prize from Maria Geraci.
Michael Perkins of Phoenix, AZ won a prize from Gail Chianese.
Cynthia Powers of Statesville, North Carolina won a prize from Christina Dodd.
Cheryl Rabin of Kansas City, MO won a prize from Elizabeth Lowell.
Donna Reeves of Sunset, LA won a prize from Elizabeth Lowell.
Irene M Risley of Northbridge, Massachusetts won a prize from Susan Elizabeth Phillips.
Chris Roberts of Port St Lucie, Florida won a prize from Rebecca Zanetti.
Jessica Roberts of Baton Rouge, LA won a prize from Jennifer Hayward.
Terrill Rosado of Lynden, Washington won a prize from Jayne Ann Krentz.
Debra Sarran of Harriman, TN won a prize from RaeAnne Thayne.
Claudia Scott of Savannah, Georgia won a prize from Madeline Hunter.
Kathy Shaklee of Grand Island, New York won a prize from Patricia Yager Delagrange.
Vanessa Smith of Commerce, Georgia won a prize from Paula Graves.
Diane Steiger of Burnsville, MN won a prize from Jennifer Probst.
Cheryl Stephens of Port Saint Lucie, Florida won a prize from Gail Chianese.
Carol Strand of Waupaca, WI won a prize from Carolyn Haines.
Maria Sutton of Powell, Ohio won a prize from Deb Marlowe.
Laura Tingler of Beverly, WV won a prize from Nana Malone.
Melissa Tippie of Chillicothe, Ohio won a prize from Sandra Hill.
Cathy Truman of Marion, IN won a prize from Selena Laurence.
Connie Tucker of Grand Prairie, TX won a prize from Sherrel Lee.
Lisa Turnage of Madison, NC won a prize from Stella Cameron.
Brandie Wenger of Fayetteville, PA won a prize from Carolyn Haines.
Jill Wickenkamp of Mingo, IA won a prize from Linda Hope Lee.

Christina Dodd

Christina is giving away

a VIRTUE FALLS hardcover.

Because I'm Watching On Sale Now

She had survived, but she is still held captive…
Of her memories, her loneliness, her delusions. But are they truly delusions?

The survivor of a college dorm massacre, a woman accused of her lover’s murder, Madeline Hewitson is haunted by ghosts and tormented by a killer only she can see. At night, she works, writing and drawing the monster that slithers through her imagination, and living in fear of those moments when the doors of her mind unhinge and her nightmare lives in the daylight.

A seasoned military veteran, Jacob Denisov lives alone in his small, darkened home, sleepless, starving, and angry. Every day he lives with the guilt that comes from his own failures and the carnage that followed. When neighbor Madeline Hewitson drives her car through the front wall of his house, she breaks his house—and his life—wide open. Forced to view the world outside, Jacob watches Maddie, recognizes a kindred spirit and wonders what she fears more than herself. Has someone caught her in a twisted labyrinth of revenge and compassion, guilt and redemption, murder and madness?

When Maddie’s imaginary killer takes form, she fights, screaming her fear and defiance. But will she be strong enough to triumph, or is the killer she fears no more than a shadow, an illusion … that watches?

From this “master of the genre,” Christina Dodd, comes a suspenseful thriller of this “remarkable, mesmerizing series” (Library Journal starred review) set in the quaint — and deadly — coastal town of Virtue Falls… September 6, BECAUSE I’M WATCHING!

Visit Christina Dodd at http://www.christinadodd.com

Sabrina Jeffries

Sabrina is giving away

a lovely Art Nouveau coloring book and the complete Royal Brotherhood series, including autographed reissued copies of: IN THE PRINCE'S BED, TO PLEASURE A PRINCE and ONE NIGHT WITH A PRINCE to help you relax during the lazy days of summer.

In the Prince's Bed On Sale Now

A beloved historical romance by New York Times bestselling author Sabrina Jeffries.

Miss Katherine Merivale desperately needs to marry, to gain her inheritance to help her financially stricken family. Her old childhood friend is the perfect solution, if only he’d propose! Notorious rake Alexander Black, Earl of Iversley, desperately needs a wealthy bride—and he’s not about to let some lackluster suitor stand in his way to this rich prize. But when he seduces Katherine in the moonlight, he intends only to capture her heart—he never expects to be captured in return.

Originally published August 2004.

Visit Sabrina Jeffries at http://www.sabrinajeffries.com

Jayne Ann Krentz

Jayne Ann is giving away

2 signed copies of ILLUSION TOWN.

Illusion Town On Sale Now

A new adventure begins on Harmony…

With its opulent casinos and hotels, the desert city of Illusion Town is totally unique—and will take you on a thrill ride you’ll never forget.

Hannah West isn’t the first woman to wake up in Illusion Town married to a man she barely knows, but she has no memory of the ceremony at all. For that matter, neither does Elias Coppersmith, her new husband. All either can remember is that they were on the run…

With Hannah’s dubious background and shaky para-psych profile, she could have done much worse. The cooly competent mining heir arouses her curiosity—as well as other parts of her mind and body. And even her dust bunny likes him.

But a honeymoon spent retracing their footsteps leads Hannah and Elias into the twisting underground catacombs, where secrets from both their pasts will come to light—and where the energy of their clashing auras will grow hot enough to burn…

Visit Jayne Ann Krentz at http://www.jayneannkrentz.com

Elizabeth Lowell

Elizabeth is giving away

a signed hardcover edition of BEAUTIFUL SACRIFICE to 2 winners.

Perfect Touch On Sale Now

The New York Times bestselling queen of romantic suspense returns with a heart-racing tale in which a former soldier turned rancher and a beautiful designer race to stop a vicious killer—a battle for survival that threatens to explode in an intense and irresistible passion.

An art dealer and owner of her own design studio, Perfect Touch, Sara Medina travels the world to find the ideal artwork for her clients. Her sophisticated, comfortable life in San Francisco is light years away from the poverty of her family’s dairy farm, and Sara will do whatever it takes to keep her business strong. A dedicated urban career woman focused on her work, she doesn’t have time or energy for a family or distracting romantic entanglements.

Jay Vermilion recently inherited Vermilion Sky, a working ranch near Wyoming’s breathtaking Grand Teton Mountains—and the estates of the rich and restless. While he was fighting in two wars, his father tried to keep the homestead running, until illness stole his fight and then his life. Jay’s determined to restore Vermilion Sky, but first he’s got to settle a vicious battle with his former stepmother over some of his late father’s paintings. The last thing on his mind is a finding a wife and creating a seventh generation of Vermilions.

When Jay hires Sara to handle his father’s artwork, it’s love at first sight—a mutually inconvenient attraction that is soon complicated by a double murder at the edge of the ranch and a potential betrayal even closer to home. Working together to unmask a murderer, Sara and Jay try to fight the intense heat between them. Then the killer targets Sara. And suddenly, Jay, the war-weary soldier, finds something he’s once again willing to die for . . .

Originally published August 2015 in hardcover and eBook by William Morrow & Co.

Visit Elizabeth Lowell at http://www.elizabethlowell.com

Diana Palmer

Diana is giving away

a signed ARC of UNTAMED to 2 winners.

Defender On Sale Now

The man who shattered her trust is back to protect her… New York Times bestselling author Diana Palmer delivers a breathtaking story of second-chance love.

When Paul Fiore disappeared from Isabel Grayling’s life, he told himself it was for all the right reasons. She was young and innocent, and he was her millionaire father’s lowly employee. Three years on, Paul is the FBI agent assigned to Isabel’s case. Too late, he realizes what life in her Texas mansion was really like back then—and how much damage he did when he left.

Once love-struck and sheltered, Isabel has become an assistant district attorney committed to serving the law, no matter how risky it gets. But right now, the man she can’t forgive is the one thing standing between her and a deadly stalker. She knows Paul won’t hesitate to protect her life with his own. But if she can’t trust herself to resist him, how can she trust him not to break her heart all over again?

Visit Diana Palmer at http://www.dianapalmer.com

Susan Elizabeth Phillips

Susan Elizabeth is giving away

an autographed hardcover copy of FIRST STAR I SEE TONIGHT.

First Star I See Tonight On Sale Now

A no-nonsense sports hero and a feisty female detective go head-to-head in this funny, fresh, seductive novel from the award winning NYT bestselling author known for her unforgettable characters, heartfelt emotion, and laugh out loud humor.

He’s the former quarterback of the Chicago Stars football team.

She’s trying to make a success of her very own detective agency.

Her first job? Follow him.

Let’s just say it’s not going well.

Not well at all….

Piper Dove is a woman with a dream—to become the best detective in the city of Chicago. First job? Trail former Chicago Stars quarterback, Cooper Graham. The problem? Graham’s spotted her, and he’s not happy.

Which is why a great detective needs a first rate imagination. “The fact is . . . I’m your stalker. Not full-out barmy. Just . . . mildly unhinged.

Piper soon finds herself working for Graham himself, although not as the bodyguard he refuses to admit he so desperately needs. Instead, he’s hired her to keep an eye on the employees at his exclusive new nightclub. But Coop’s life might be in danger, and Piper’s determined to protect him, whether he wants it or not. (Hint: Not!) If only she weren’t also dealing with a bevy of Middle Eastern princesses, a Pakistani servant girl yearning for freedom, a teenager who just wants to fit in, and an elderly neighbor demanding that Piper find her very dead husband.

And then there’s Cooper Graham—a legendary sports hero who always gets what he wants—even if what he wants just might be an intrepid detective hell bent on proving she’s as tough as he is.

From the bustling streets of Chicago to a windswept lighthouse on Lake Superior to the glistening waters of Biscayne Bay, two people who can’t stand to lose will test themselves and each other to discover what matters most.

Visit Susan Elizabeth Phillips at http://www.susanephillips.com

Rebecca Zanetti

Rebecca is giving away

three print copies of MERCURY STRIKING, book 1 in the Scorpius Syndrome Series.

Shadow Falling On Sale Now

“Sexy, tough, and deftly sprinkled with dark humor.”—New York Times bestselling author Larissa Ione

Before the Scorpius Syndrome tore through North America and nearly wiped out the population, Vivienne Wellington was the FBI’s best profiler. The bacteria got her anyway. But she survived. She recovered. And when she woke up from a drug-nightmare of captivity, her skills as a hunter of men had gone from merely brilliant to full-on uncanny. Her mysterious rescuer wants her to put them to the test. But no matter how tempting he is, with his angel’s eyes and devil’s tongue, Vinnie knows she shouldn’t trust him.

If the FBI were still around they would rate Raze Shadow as one of the bad guys. His military training can’t wipe out his association with the Mercenaries, the most feared gang in a thousand miles. His loyalties are compromised. He won’t even tell Vinnie his real name. But there’s no FBI in the new America of fear and firepower, only instinct and risk. And the way his arms wrap around her tells its own story. Whatever else Raze is concealing, he can’t hide his desire . . .

Visit Rebecca Zanetti at http://rebeccazanetti.com

Laura Benedict

Laura is giving away

a paperback copy of BLISS HOUSE to one winner.

Bliss House On Sale Now

Death never did come quietly for Bliss House . . . and now a mother and daughter have become entwined in the secrets hidden within its walls.

Amidst the lush farmland and orchards in Old Gate, Virginia, stands the magnificent Bliss House. Built in 1878 as a country retreat, Bliss House is impressive, historic, and inexplicably mysterious. Decades of strange occurrences, disappearances and deaths have plagued the house, yet it remains vibrant. And very much alive.

Rainey Bliss Adams desperately needed a new start when she and her daughter Ariel relocated from St. Louis to Old Gate and settled into the house where the Bliss family had lived for over a century. Rainey’s husband had been killed in a freak explosion that left her 14 year-old daughter Ariel scarred and disfigured.

At the grand housewarming party, Bliss House begins to reveal itself again. Ariel sees haunting visions: the ghost of her father, and the ghost of a woman being pushed to her death off of an upper floor balcony, beneath an exquisite dome of painted stars. And then there is a death the night of the party. Who is the murderer in the midst of this small town? And who killed the woman in Ariel’s visions? But Bliss House is loath to reveal its secrets, as are the good folks of Old Gate.

Originally published June 15, 2014 in hardcover.

Visit Laura Benedict at http://www.laurabenedict.com

Kylie Brant

Kylie is giving away a reader's choice of one audio book from her backlist to two winners

What the Dead Know On Sale Now

When Keira Saxon’s father was diagnosed with a life-threatening illness, she quit her job as a Chicago homicide detective to head home. But she hadn’t been back on Michigan’s Upper Peninsula long before Danny Saxon was dead, killed in a deadly bear attack. Keira bowed to public pressure and agreed to run in the special election to fill the rest of her father’s term as sheriff. Although doubts about the circumstances of Danny’s death lingered, doubts were all she had. Until she received a grisly delivery and learned that her father’s death wasn’t an accident at all.

Finn Carstens agrees to partner with Keira’s department to solve the murder. When proof of a second victim comes to light, he realizes that the killer is engaging them in the deadliest of contests. Together they must unmask a man who lives—and kills—in the shadows. As they begin to discover his secrets they realize the chilling truth that only the killer’s former victims knew: of all the predators lurking in the Michigan forests, man is the most lethal of all.

Visit Kylie Brant at http://www.kyliebrant.com

Rebecca Brooks

Rebecca is giving away

a signed paperback copy of HOW TO FALL to one lucky winner who wants to escape to Brazil.

How to Fall On Sale Now

One week of adventure might just lead to love…

Julia Evans has always put others ahead of herself—her high school math students, her troubled best friend, and her ex. But with New Year’s approaching, she buys a round trip ticket to Brazil. For one week, she can put her needs first. She can meet a stranger in the hotel pool at midnight and dance all night on the beach.

Screenwriter Blake Williams has to keep moving before Oz’s latest scandal catches up to him. But the dark-haired beauty with a backpack and an adventurous streak is messing with his plans. He can’t seem to walk away from her. But secrets have a way of coming out, and when the week is up, Julia and Blake will have to decide if they’re jumping into the biggest adventure of all or playing it safe.

Visit Rebecca Brooks at http://rebeccabrooksromance.com

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