Sharon Sala is a Native Oklahoman and still lives within a two hour drive of where she was born.
First published in 1991, she is a New York Times/USA Today, bestselling author with 132 plus books published in seven different genres, including Romantic Suspense, Mystery, Young Adult, Western, Fiction, Women’s Fiction and Non-Fiction.
Industry Awards include:
· Eight-time RITA finalist. (Romance Industry award)
· The Janet Dailey Award.
· Five-time Career Achievement winner from ...
It's just a little over three months now until the release of my next suspense novel, THE FIANCÉE, and I'm starting to get really psyched. It's a riveting story about a family vacation on a bucolic estate that goes horribly awry--what you might call a "locked room mystery" because everything takes place in one location. That means when a brutal murder occurs, you're not wrong to assume the killer is right there in the house, sitting at the same dinner table as everyone else. I think it's a perfect choice for fans of Lucy Foley and Ruth Ware.
And it's not too early to pre-order. Just click on one of these links:
Want a sneak peek at UNDERCOVER DUKE?
Sabrina Jeffries' New York Times bestselling Duke Dynasty series comes to its dramatic conclusion May 25 with the release of UNDERCOVER DUKE. Without giving too much away, the author promises three outcomes: Sheridan finally gets his happily ever after; the Dukes' (plural!) murder mystery will be revealed; and a pretend engagement leads to exquisite romance.
Readers can preorder a copy of UNDERCOVER DUKE here. Sabrina's subscribers will have the first opportunity to read an excerpt from the book in her April 1 newsletter. Want to join the exclusive group who will receive an early sneak peek? Sign up for Sabrina's newsletter no later than March 31!
Spring reading lists should definitely involve sexy fallen angels, right? Fans of Nalini Singh's Guild Hunters series will want to add Cathryn Marr's debut novel SOUL KEEPER to their "must read" lists. In this gritty romance, he's a heavenly outcast. She's a mortal woman with unearthly gifts. Together they must stop a serial killer from sacrificing innocent children with incredible abilities. As they hunt down the murderer, they discover his attempt to sacrifice souls could resurrect an ancient, indestructible darkness. And the only way to stop the end of the world may require shedding innocent blood.
Bring on the romantic drama! Get your copy of SOUL KEEPER here.
Have you signed up for Cathryn Marr's monthly newsletter? They often share never-before-seen outtakes from their paranormal romance debut, and they always have the best contest prizes. Get the newsletter here!
Hello everyone... Come visit Sharon Sala's long-awaited new website and check out the three newest releases being adding to her booklist. Over 30 years of being published, with more than 130 published novels written as Sharon Sala and Dinah McCall in 7 different genres, there is something for everyone.
I, GRACIE.... is the heartbreaking, yet uplifting story of a daughter's journey as the sole caregiver through her Mother's dementia. Abandoned by her siblings, shunned by the locals because of her mother's growing mania, she risks her own life daily to care for the mother she so deeply loves, while putting her own life on hold. Gracie's life begins anew with her mother's passing, and is a testament to perseverance, and triumph over all odds.
THE LAST STRAW -- the 4th and final book of the Jigsaw Files brings Charlie Dodge and his partner, Wyrick's story to another explosive and dramatic mystery, and the ending you've all been waiting for.
SOMEBODY TO LOVE -- the 11th book in Sala's popular Blessings Series takes readers back to the small Southern town they have grown to love. As always, drama, secrets, and a forever kind of love are woven within the story. Another block added to the quilt that is Blessings.
A big shout-out to Cissy Hartley and Writerspace for the welcome.
Happy St. Patrick's Day everyone! The first book in the Tovenaar series, THE HIDDEN, is on sale for $.99 in eBook format at Amazon, Barnes and Noble, Apple Books and KOBO through March 14th.
They'll risk everything for each other...
Lily Montgomery is finding refuge from her vicious divorce and constant self-loathing by writing about the monsters who inhabit her dreams. But then, when she's rescued by a vampire, she discovers that her monsters are real. Not only that, she's being pursued by shapeshifters who fear she'll reveal their secret to humans. Her rescuer is the only constant in her now chaotic world. And, to Lily's surprise, she fears more for her heart than she does for her life when she's around him.
Valerian DuCharme is an unusual vampire. Although he's an enforcer for one of the houses of The Hidden, he's welcomed by the principled everywhere for his charisma, his caring, and his powers. Valerian lost his true love when he was turned, and his heart has been encased in ice for hundreds of years. Until he meets Lily. And he warms to her charms. But his job is to keep Lily safe. Can he do that and love her, as well?
"If...looking for something new with Austen's spirit, humor, and dashing heroes, they can't do better than MacGregor." - Entertainment Weekly
Janna MacGregor's beloved Cavensham Heiresses series wrapped last summer with WILD, WILD RAKE, the story of a wicked(ish) vicar and the woman he lovingly calls "Lady Warlock." Entertainment Weekly recently named the Cavensham Heiresses series one to read if you loved Bridgerton on Netflix. Give it a try if you're looking for your next decadent Regency romance fix!
Janna MacGregor's Makeover!
With the June 29 release of A DUKE IN TIME, the launch book in Janna's new Widow Rules series, the author decided to tackle a makeover! A website makeover, that is... Check out the new digs here. While you're poking around the remodeled design, don't forget to sign up for Janna's fun monthly newsletter.
For the social event of the (online) Season, join Janna's Ladies and Lords of Langham Hall Facebook group. See you there!
Pacific Vista Ranch Series is moving to All Retailers as of March 26th!
The Pacific Vista Ranch Series that follows the old dynasty Hollywood McNeill family will be moving out of Kindle Unlimited as of March 25, 2021. It will be available at all online retailers as of March 26th. So great news if you read on Kobo, Apple Books, Barnes & Noble, and Google Play.
If you're in Kindle Unlimited and haven't read the first three books in the series yet, you've still got time!
The series is contemporary steamy romance set in Southern California. The stories are fast-paced, richly drawn, and have all the feels!
NOBODY ELSE BUT YOU: Holt and Samantha's story: Enemies to Lovers and Forced Proximity
THE VERY THOUGHT OF YOU: Jake and Amanda's opposites attract/second chance/unrequited love story
FOR THE LOVE OF YOU: Gabriel and Dylan's fake engagement romance
Welcome to the winds of March. I am seriously looking forward to them blowing away any bits of winter gloom clinging in the corners. To celebrate hints of spring, I'm offering you a special present. I'm giving away 50 ebook copies of THE ABANDONED HEART, the Bliss House Gothic Series novel that tells you the story of three women, and their shocking connections to the haunting of Bliss House---a haunting that will last generations. Their lives and stories swirl around a single twisted man, Randolph Bliss, who will stop at nothing to have exactly what he wants. The download link below takes you directly to the book on the Bookfunnel website (they are totally legit, not spammy, and super nice---I promise!) and is especially for YOU, and while it will be active for the next week, I don't want you to miss out. You will be able to download and read it in any format you choose: from Kindle to Nook to Apple to Kobo, and more without visiting an online bookstore. So download THE ABANDONED HEART right here, right now!
ARMED 'N' READY from the Federal K-9 Series is available now!
Secrets could destroy them.
Massachusetts State Police Sgt. Nick Houston is as tough as they come, and he and his K-9, Saxon, are hot on the trail of a major illegal gun dealer. But his best lead---the beautiful owner of the Dog Park Café, Andi Hardt----is not cooperating. Doesn't matter how sexy she is, or that his dog seems to be in love with her. She's a suspect and he won't cross that line. Ever.
Andi Hardt sank everything into her dream business---the Dog Park Café, a restaurant catering to dogs as much as people. Now everything is in jeopardy because of one extremely frustrating, incredibly hot state trooper. Like it or not, she's in Nick's crosshairs, and he's calling the shots. Her only option: cooperate, or lose everything she's worked so hard for.
Nick and Andi are catapulted straight into the danger zone, forcing them to make life-altering choices, and face their desires. Risking his life for Andi is the easy part. Risking his heart is the toughest assignment Nick will face.
Contest - This month, Tee is giving away one e-copy of ARMED 'N' READY. Enter here for a chance to win!
Do you enjoy romance novels about a couple needing a second chance at love?
When veterinarian Kate Mathers drives past the scene of a terrible accident and sees two ambulances race away, she whispers a prayer for those involved, not realizing that it's her husband's car in flames down in the ditch and that there was a dead woman in the car with him---a complete stranger. And now Jared is in the ICU on the verge of death, and only a miracle can save him.
She's at his bedside, trying to face Jared's precarious situation and also deal with the fact that someone is targeting both her husband and her veterinary practice, and her husband was with another woman. How had their perfect marriage gone so wrong? Or did it?
If only they can have one more chance to talk and to forgive, and one more dance in each other's arms....
ONE MORE DANCE, available for pre-order for just 99 cents till March 19th! To learn more, CLICK HERE.
I'm Mike Krentz, a retired navy emergency and public health physician, author of six medical, psychological, and military thrillers that feature flawed but determined characters.
In my current medical thriller, DEAD ALREADY, past-haunted emergency physician Zack Winston and case-hardened defense attorney Bridget Larsen battle a malicious lawsuit. They uncover a medical conspiracy trading in drugs and murder. As they peel back layers of truth, past relationships and current alliances destabilize -- threatening both their lives. A new bond ignites between them.
My earlier FLAGSHIP military thriller series features men and women warriors caught in a vortex of international aggression, provocations, and unusual alliances -- among nations and among themselves. Personal and family challenges don't take leave when a foreign aggressor launches a weapon.
STOP THE PRESSES!
Yesterday I signed a contract with TouchPoint Press for publication of my sixth novel (preliminary title, SPIRITUS). The ritualistic murder of a Catholic archbishop scrambles the lives of an ex-seminarian criminal profiler, a renegade priest cult leader, and the former nun they both desired in a cross-border psychological thriller featuring convoluted identities, cultism, vengeance, and redemption. Must two die for one to live? William Shakespeare, John Donne, and Edgar Allan Poe provide commentary.
HEIRESS IN RED SILK, the second book in A Duke's Heiress series, is available for pre-order! An excerpt is available on my website. Due out on April 27, it tells the story of Rosamund Jameson, a milliner who has carved a life for herself despite an impoverished background, and Kevin Radnor, the nephew of the Duke of Hollinburgh who is none too happy to discover his uncle left Rosamund half of his budding enterprise. Of course there is one way to ensure she does not sell out her share or do something else that will muck up his plans--- marry her.
"Hunter skillfully renders the difficult conversations and compromises that are the stuff of real-life romance, showing Kevin and Rosamund learning to make decisions together both as lovers and business partners. Lively scenes featuring Kevin's awful family, as well as a fun, steamy business trip to Paris, balance out the discussions of contracts nicely. . . readers . . .will be rewarded with another smart pairing and a genuinely romantic ending. " Publishers Weekly
I'm thrilled that my latest release, BEST LAID PLANS, is now available.
World renowned chef, Damon Reemer, thinks he has life figured out.
Until a grim health diagnosis, a hasty marriage of convenience and unexpected love changes his mind...
Get your copy here.
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SOMETIMES FAMILY ISN'T BLOOD. SOMETIMES IT'S WHO'S THERE WHEN YOU NEED THEM...
Justine Davis presents a brand new series! In the small town of Wild Oak, an unlikely bunch of people become the kind of friends you can trust with your life---and your happiness. First up is a story inspired by a beautiful piece of real life art.
He's spent his life denying what he is. Then he meets the woman who won't let him...
Jake Stone is a carpenter by trade. He rarely surrenders to his artistic urges because his creations never live up to the picture in his mind. Only his work for a children's cancer clinic gives him the peace he is unable to find anywhere else.
Rachel Bennett has one task left to fulfill; a thank you to the artist who created the beautiful sculpture that was the only bright spot in a dark and horrible time. But when she finally finds Jake Stone, nothing goes as planned.
Rachel has given up on love. Jake barely believes in it at all. Can these two battered souls find in each other what neither of them dares wish for?
Have you read BEYOND POWER, book 2 in the Florida Wildlife Warriors series?
"The story of Josh and Delilah has everything a page turner needs, explosive action, murder, friendship and most importantly: romance. Being familiar with the area the story plays in, makes it even easier to get completely lost in the book!" --Kirsten Rippel, Goodreads
"This is my first read by Connie Mann and if this is any indication of her work then it won't be the last. This is an action-fueled adventure ride that totally draws you in from almost the very first page." --Debbie Caswell, Goodreads
When your heart's involved...
When bush pilot and officer for the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission Josh Tanner finds Delilah Atwood deep in the woods without a good explanation, he knows something is very wrong...
All the stakes are raised...
Delilah barely escaped her ultra-fundamental militia family years ago. Now she's back to save her sixteen-year-old sister, and no government man is going to stop her. Josh can't stand by and watch Delilah risk her life, but unless he can get her to trust him, she may end up being the next victim.
You can order your copy HERE.
Excited to share the cover for the upcoming SUMMER HEAT Anthology releasing June 21st. I've joined other Indie Authors and we're bringing the heat with brand new stand-alone novellas. From around the world, you'll love the variety of stories filled with laughter, angst, and sexy romance. Add this to your 'want-to-read' shelf on Goodreads now.
Enjoy a teaser from my story, Kiss Me at Sunset.
-- I inhale a shaky breath as I look down onto his mass of wavy blond hair skimming his shoulders. He begins lifting his head slowly, scanning my torso, lingering on my breasts before peering up at me.
Xander never breaks eye contact as he gently skims his hand up my left leg, resting it on the back of my thigh. The warmth of his touch does more than cause a flutter inside; it heats me up, producing a burn that centers at my sex. My breaths become quick and shallow as I struggle to remain composed. I know my nipples tighten and threaten to slice through the thin material of my shirt. But his gaze never strays as he then lifts the marker, pressing it against my flesh and marking my skin.
"Lucky number seven."
Linda O. Johnston remains busy writing this year. Two new Harlequin Romantic Suspense books of hers will be published later this year, in August and October--one which is part of her new Shelter of Secrets series, and the other is in the ongoing Colton series for HRS, part of this year's Coltons of Grave Gulch.
Then there's next year's new mystery--more to come about that. Plus, another HRS or two...
Linda enjoys staying busy. She enjoys writing. She loves being interrupted by her dogs, who give her orders. And she is delighted when her new books are published!
So... as Linda says a lot lately, read and enjoy yourself! And, as always, please stay safe and healthy.
Fresh off the press: My new cover for HOLDING ON, the next installment of the Nugget serious out May 18 and available for pre-order now.
A picturesque California mountain town is the perfect place for fresh air---and fresh starts, especially when it comes to love.
One divorce, one mind-blowing kiss with a stranger (code name: Matthew McConaughey), and one year later, Joey Nix desperately needs to find a job in Nugget. It's the only chance she'll have of sharing custody of her sweet little daughter with her soon to be remarried, renowned surgeon ex-husband. Luckily, Joey's qualified to work as an in-home caregiver. Coincidentally, a job offer comes from the afore mentioned unforgettably sexy stranger (real name: Ryder Knight). It's a terrible, irresistible idea . . .
Ryder needs help with his ailing, depressed mother, and darn if Joey isn't the best candidate. Good thing he'll be sleeping in his camper, because their chemistry is still crackling. Besides, the loss of his wife and unborn child five years earlier have left Ryder squarely focused on his trucking company---and even that's on shaky ground. Still, Joey knows how to lift his mom's spirits. And his too---despite a troubling secret she's shared with him. But when she asks him to accompany her to her ex's wedding, Ryder "I don't do weddings" Knight will have to do a lot of soul searching. What he discovers just might surprise them both . . .
I have a fourth book, INTO THE DANGER, coming out in the Daring Escapes Series March 15th. I love mixing up a love story with a suspenseful dangerous journey for the hero and heroine.
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This is my first blog post at Writerspace, and I’m so delighted to be here! I’m probably new to most of you, even though I’ve been writing for a long time—first for Harlequin SuperRomance, then Heartwarming, followed by Love Inspired and Love Inspired Suspense, the publisher’s inspirational lines. For now I’m focusing on self-publishing, which… Read More