Fais Do Do Die by Pauline Baird Jones

•January 21, 2020 • 1 Comment

I am so happy to offer my blog followers a new book from Pauline Baird Jones.  Pauline and I started in the writing business around the same time and we both were pioneers in the world of e-published books. I like to think of Pauline and I as cyber-survivors since the early days of e-publishing were only for the hardiest of souls with the thickest skins and the urgent desire to get their words out to the reading public.  Thankfully, a lot of things have changed since the late 1990s when we both started and we’re still standing.

The first book I ever read by Pauline was A Pig in the Park  (and I still have it on a small diskette which was how we bought e-books back then). She later retitled the book, The Spy Who Kissed Me (I figured because most people didn’t get the Pig joke since it didn’t refer to the animal, but to an old Civil War cannon called a pig). I still recall laughing out loud at a car chase scene in that book and it makes me chuckle to this day. What an image she created. I was immediately hooked. Pauline went on my must-read list from that very first book.

Here’s a sneak peek at her newest novel in the The Big Uneasy series:

He kicks down doors. She serves hors d’oeuvres. And the Big Uneasy delivers them both a huge helping of high stakes danger—and a chance at romance.

 

Excerpt:

The silence was comfortable again on the drive back to Sarah’s house. He knew she had questions about Basile’s death and was grateful she didn’t ask them. And he might be a bit impressed. His sisters never held back like that.

He pulled around to the back and parked next to Alex’s truck. Lucky Alex who got to stay, who got to climb the stairs with Nell…

Better not to go where he couldn’t, or it could get embarrassing. He climbed out and went around to open Sarah’s door, extending a hand to help her out. Touching her might have been a mistake. It felt like everything slowed for several seconds. His thoughts. His heart rate. His vision narrowed so that all he saw was her hand in his.

He might be in trouble here, though it was a trouble he couldn’t seem to mind.

He lifted his gaze until it met hers and saw a different question in there. It felt like it took forever for his head to bend toward hers. An eternity until his mouth closed over hers. The slow thump of his heart marked the seconds it took for his arms to close around her and pull her close, but it felt like months or even years until she was there. Against his heart and then in it. His heart swelled and started to thump harder, pumping a healing heat into his body.

Healing. He hadn’t realized how broken he’d been by the failure of his marriage. Or how much better it could be on the other side. Everything felt better, felt more right. She was soft, responsive, welcoming.

I love you.

It was just as well he couldn’t talk while kissing her because it was too soon for the words. Why would she believe him? All he’d done was watch and wish—yes, he had wished, he admitted now—and then he’d kept away from her.

He wouldn’t make that mistake again.

When he was sure he could hold back the words, he lifted his head. His hand trembled some when he lifted it to push a strand of hair back behind her ear. Fire sparked in the strands where the streetlamp light got caught there. His other arm tightened around her for several seconds, until he got that control back, too.

“Can we do this again?” he asked. And again and again?

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I hope you enjoyed the excerpt and will check out the series! Thanks again for having me here, Monette! You can buy FAIS DO DO DIE at Amazon  Apple Kobo  Nook GooglePlay or find out more on Pauline’s website On Goodreads

 

USA Today Bestselling author Pauline Baird Jones never liked reality, so she writes books. She likes to wander among the genres, rampaging like Godzilla, because she does love peril mixed in her romance. Loves chocolate, bacon, flamingoes, and mid-century modern anything. You can find her on the following social media:

 

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Firestorm, Only Three More Days

•January 10, 2020 • Comments Off on Firestorm, Only Three More Days
Book 6 in the Security Specialists International series will go live on Monday, January 13th!!
Blurb:

She’s a survivor.Former Air Force pilot Tara Nightwalker survived wartime flying only to come home to a civilian life that was anything but safe. Two years after surviving a brutal kidnapping, it’s time to get on with her life. She finds a job in Idaho as a park ranger and wildland firefighting instructor. After what she’s been through, men aren’t appealing at all. Not until she meets SSI operative Price Teague. He’s strong. Honorable. A warrior. And she knows in her gut … he’s the one.

The only problem is—he doesn’t seem interested.

He’s a patient warrior.

Price Teague envies his fellow SSI operatives who’ve found women to love, because he sure hasn’t been as lucky. Not until the tough, beautiful firefighting instructor comes into his life. The day that some bastard in the woods shoots at them, Tara is cool, calm, and courageous in the face of danger. He recognizes instantly this is the woman he wants.

He’s usually a direct-action sort of guy, but he can see Tara is wary about men. Maybe she’s been hurt in the past. He’ll take it slow … even if it kills him. But when her kidnapper escapes prison, bent on revenge, Price throws out the slow-and-steady approach. Time is not on his side, and there’s no way he’ll let anyone hurt her.

Danger is all around. Then fire season kicks into gear.

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Universal Book Buy Link:  https://books2read.com/u/bM9jPV

 

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Firestorm Has Not Been Cancelled and Is Still Due Out on 1/13/2020

•December 11, 2019 • Comments Off on Firestorm Has Not Been Cancelled and Is Still Due Out on 1/13/2020

For those fans who have preordered my book Firestorm and just received notices from Amazon that my book was cancelled.  THIS IS NOT TRUE.

Due to an error in an automated system, Amazon inadvertently thought the book had been cancelled by the publisher (um, that’s me).  I did not cancel the book.  In fact I am doing one last proofread and polishing the book blurb now and was getting ready to send it to my distributor for formatting.  So, the book is done and all that is left now are the technical things to get it ready for all the retailers so they can release it ON TIME on January 13, 2020.

For those who preordered it at Amazon, thank you.  I hate to say this and I know it is an inconvenience, but it is now very likely you will need to order it again.  I don’t think Amazon will go back and reinstate the previous orders.  If you re-preorder (and I hope you do), please make sure Amazon had actually removed the book from your Account.  One fan who has already gone up to preorder said that her Orders showed no Firestorm, but when she went to preorder it, Amazon said she had already ordered it.  So, she is following through with Amazon Support to make sure she doesn’t get a double order.

I have let my distributor know about this new wrinkle. My distributor has been on this with me since I learned of the issue.

The link at Amazon is now live again and here it is:

Firestorm at Amazon

Thanks for being my fans. I am so sorry this happened. But it was just one of those weird things that might never happen again. As I said, it was a major OOPs.

Wishing you all a Happy Holiday season (for whatever holidays you celebrate) and a Happy New Year. — Monette

What A Witch Desires – Magic and Mayhem Universe Is Now Available!!

•October 21, 2019 • Comments Off on What A Witch Desires – Magic and Mayhem Universe Is Now Available!!

What A Witch Desires, Book 3 in the What A Witch series, set in the Magic and Mayhem Universe is OUT NOW!!

He’d killed her parents, her mentors, her friends.

Descendant of a goddess, Brigid Donaldson and her pooka companion have been fleeing for years from a ruthless Celtic god. Determined to steal Bree’s magic and have her for his own, Lorcan Black will destroy anything in his way.

On the run, all Bree longs for is a safe place to call home.

After helping Bree and the pooka escape from Black, Baba Yaga advises them to go to Assjacket, West Virginia. The powerful witch says Bree will find her heart’s desire there. Bree is sure that means she’ll find her home. What she finds is a Goddess-chosen mate.

The deer-Shifter Dale Deering had given up on finding his mate.

When Bree walks into the local diner, he instantly recognizes her as his soul’s companion. His mate. She isn’t convinced—more like terrified. That’s okay. As a former Marine and now Herne’s best hunter, Dale knows how to be patient when the prize is worth it. If his mate needs time, that’s what he’ll give her.

Time is not on their side.

Dale and the Assjacket residents prepare to fight the power-hungry god. The fate of all depends on Bree accepting the mate-bond so she can share her formidable magic with Dale in upcoming confrontation. She’s falling in love, realizing Dale is her heart’s desire.

But evil is approaching. Fast.

 

READ A SNEAK PREVIEW HERE

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PUT TOGETHER THE COVER JIGSAW PUZZLE

 

LOOK AT ALL THE OTHER GREAT MAGIC AND MAYHEM NEW RELEASES AVAILABLE — WANT TO READ MORE ABOUT THEM OR BUY — GO HERE. Watch for the Magic and Mayhem Release Blast Off Party on FaceBook, October 25 and 26. Magic and Mayhem Universe on FaceBook

Check out the Release Authors at the following links:

HAPPY HALLOWEEN FROM ALL OF US AT MAGIC AND MAYHEM UNIVERSE

Pets in Space 4 Anthology Once Again Set to Benefit the Charity, Hero Dogs

•October 8, 2019 • Comments Off on Pets in Space 4 Anthology Once Again Set to Benefit the Charity, Hero Dogs

13 Fabulous Science Fiction Romance authors have come together to benefit the charity Hero Dogs with an anthology that features what else? — pets in space.

The anthology (e-book format only) is $5.99 for 1,489 pages of entertainment. A bargain at the price — and it also benefits a truly worthy cause!

Proud supporters of Hero-Dogs.org, Pets in Space® authors have donated over $7,100 in the past three years to help place specially trained dogs with veterans and first responders. 10% of all pre-orders and the first month’s royalties of Pets in Space® 4 will again go to Hero-Dogs.org. Open your hearts and grab your limited release copy of Pets in Space® 4 today so together we can continue to assist this worthy charity!

Check out the Hero Dogs Web site.

Check out the web site to discover more about the thirteen authors:  Pets in Space Web site.

The very creative authors also have a store where you can purchase items featuring pets from selected stories:  Pets In Space Anthology Store.

Check out the trailer!!

 

 

Pre-Order What A Witch Desires, a Magic and Mayhem Universe novella

•October 4, 2019 • Comments Off on Pre-Order What A Witch Desires, a Magic and Mayhem Universe novella

UPLOAD D2D Michaels M What A Witch Desires

What A Witch Desires, Book 3 in my What a Witch Series, set in Robyn Peterman’s  fantabulous and crazy Magic and Mayhem Universe is now available for Pre-Order! Publication date is October 21, 2019!!

Visit the Magic and Mayhem Universe Web Site

Pre-Order Links:  Visit my Monette Michaels page at the Magic and Mayhem Universe for the Pre-Order Links.

And while you’re there, check out all the other Amazing Authors in this Robyn’s Universe.

Blurb:

He’d killed her parents, her mentors, her friends.

Descendant of a goddess, Brigid Donaldson and her pooka companion have been fleeing for years from a ruthless Celtic god. Determined to steal Bree’s magic and have her for his own, Lorcan Black will destroy anything in his way.

On the run, all Bree longs for is a safe place to call home.

After helping Bree and the pooka escape from Black, Baba Yaga advises them to go to Assjacket, West Virginia. The powerful witch says Bree will find her heart’s desire there. Bree is sure that means she’ll find her home. What she finds is a Goddess-chosen mate.

The deer-Shifter Dale Deering had given up on finding his mate.

When Bree walks into the local diner, he instantly recognizes her as his soul’s companion. His mate. She isn’t convinced—more like terrified. That’s okay. As a former Marine and now Herne’s best hunter, Dale knows how to be patient when the prize is worth it. If his mate needs time, that’s what he’ll give her.

Time is not on their side.

Dale and the Assjacket residents prepare to fight the power-hungry god. The fate of all depends on Bree accepting the mate-bond so she can share her formidable magic with Dale in upcoming confrontation. She’s falling in love, realizing Dale is her heart’s desire.

But evil is approaching. Fast.

Sneak Preview of What A Witch Desires

What A Witch Desires Jigsaw Puzzle

Mine is not the only book coming out on October 21, 2019.  Look at all these other fabulous books from the best paranormal romance authors around. PRE-ORDER NOW so you’ll have them instantly on October 21, 2019!!

Here the links to the other fantastic authors participating in this release:

Magic and Mayhem Universe Web Site

Monette Michaels Page at the Magic and Mayhem Universe Web Site

HAPPY READING AND HAPPY HALLOWEEN FROM ALL OF US IN THE MAGIC AND MAYHEM UNIVERSE!!!

 

First Three Books in my SSI Series and in my Prime Chronicles Series

•September 21, 2019 • 2 Comments

I recently received my rights back to the first three books in each of my two main series, The Prime Chronicles (SFR) and Security Specialists International (romantic thrillers).  This resulted in the six books being unavailable in e-format for a little over a month or so (my print books were not affected).  I am happy to announce that all six books will be once again available in wide distribution beginning October 1, 2019.  I am even happier to announce that they will also be available at new and lower prices than previously.

The first books in each series, Prime Obsession and Eye of the Storm will be $1.99.  Prime Selection (#2) and Prime Imperative (#3) will be $4.99 each, and Cold Day in Hell, SSI 2, and Weather the Storm, SSI 3, will be $4.99 each.  They will be available at all major online retailers.

 

I will add Buy Links here (iBooks is always later because of cover sizes issues) and on my web site as I get them.

 

BUY LINKS:

Eye of the Storm:

Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/Storm-Security-Specialists-International-Book-ebook/dp/B07Y1FV7BJ/ref=sr_1_7?keywords=monette+michaels&qid=1569095452&s=digital-text&sr=1-7

Apple: https://books.apple.com/us/book/eye-of-the-storm/id1481138481

B&N: https://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/books/1029827177?ean=9780997356557

Kobo: https://www.kobo.com/us/en/ebook/eye-of-the-storm-91

Google Books: https://play.google.com/store/books/details/Monette_Michaels_Eye_of_the_Storm?id=gCuwDwAAQBAJ

Cold Day in Hell:

Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/Cold-Hell-Security-Specialists-International-ebook/dp/B07Y1JD97Z/ref=sr_1_4?keywords=monette+michaels&qid=1569095416&s=digital-text&sr=1-4

Apple: https://books.apple.com/us/book/cold-day-in-hell/id1480888602

B&N: https://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/books/1109483022?ean=9780997356564

Kobo: https://www.kobo.com/us/en/ebook/cold-day-in-hell-8

Google: https://play.google.com/store/books/details/Monette_Michaels_Cold_Day_in_Hell?id=qSuwDwAAQBAJ

Weather the Storm:

Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/Weather-Storm-Security-Specialists-International-ebook/dp/B07Y1K89VG/ref=sr_1_4?keywords=monette+michaels&qid=1569095355&s=digital-text&sr=1-4

Apple: https://books.apple.com/us/book/weather-the-storm/id1480888363

B&N: https://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/weather-the-storm-john-michaels/1115971148?ean=9780997356571

Kobo: https://www.kobo.com/us/en/ebook/weather-the-storm-4

Google: https://play.google.com/store/books/details/Monette_Michaels_Weather_the_Storm?id=ziuwDwAAQBAJ

Prime Obsession:

Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/Prime-Obsession-Chronicles-Book-ebook/dp/B07Y1719ZG/ref=sr_1_6?keywords=monette+michaels&qid=1569095519&s=digital-text&sr=1-6

Apple: https://books.apple.com/us/book/prime-obsession/id1480888639

B&N: https://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/prime-obsession-monette-michaels/1029826152?ean=9780997356588

Kobo: https://www.kobo.com/us/en/ebook/prime-obsession-2

Google: https://play.google.com/store/books/details/Monette_Michaels_Prime_Obsession?id=PyywDwAAQBAJ

Prime Selection:

Amazon:  https://www.amazon.com/Prime-Selection-Chronicles-Book-ebook/dp/B07Y1L2KZY/ref=sr_1_11?keywords=monette+michaels&qid=1569095557&s=digital-text&sr=1-11

Apple: https://books.apple.com/us/book/prime-selection/id1480888539

B&N: https://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/prime-selection-monette-michaels/1113763592?ean=9780997356595

Kobo: https://www.kobo.com/us/en/ebook/prime-selection-2

Google: https://play.google.com/store/books/details/Monette_Michaels_Prime_Selection?id=8yuwDwAAQBAJ

Prime Imperative:

Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/Prime-Imperative-Chronicles-Book-ebook/dp/B07Y193C99/ref=sr_1_8?keywords=monette+michaels&qid=1569095604&s=digital-text&sr=1-8

Apple: https://books.apple.com/us/book/prime-imperative/id1480888397

B&N:  https://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/prime-imperative-monette-michaels/1120437998?ean=9781733481700

Kobo: https://www.kobo.com/us/en/ebook/prime-imperative-2

Google: https://play.google.com/store/books/details/Monette_Michaels_Prime_Imperative?id=aS2wDwAAQBAJ