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I’m sharing my summer with everyone over at Mills and Boon blog.
I along with 11 other authors will be apart of this event. Come say hi if you are in the neighborhood.
Local art group “AMG Pro” will be hosting their First Annual Author’s Gathering on Saturday August 22nd from 4:00 to 6:00 pm at the newly renovated Holiday Dorsey Fife Museum in Fayetteville. The event will showcase a bevy of talented local writers in various genres who will network with fans, share their stories, and auction of fantastically themed gift baskets!
There will be light refreshments, several giveaways, and an opportunity to bid in a silent auction featuring the author’s themed baskets, for those who attend.
The lineup of authors is exquisite, ranging from children’s literature to poetry to historical pieces and everything else in-between!
Patricia Cruzan is the author of four children’s books and two poetry books, all of which she will be showcasing at the event. Her children’s books include The Wonder in the Woods, Max Does it Again, Molly’s Mischievous Dog, and Tall Tales of the United States. Her poetry books are My Reflections and Sketches of Life.
In her children’s book, The Wonder in the Woods, protagonists Mathew Holliday finds a surprise in the woods: a golden retriever and her puppies. Through the experiences of seeking a home for the dogs, he comes to understand how dogs can supply companionship. He finds a way that golden retrievers can help children care about the library and reading.
Marilyn Baron is a corporate communications consultant in Atlanta as well as a member of the Romance Writers of America and Georgia Romance Writers. She is a recipient of the GRW 2009 Chapter Service Award and winner or finalist in writing awards in single title, suspense romance, novel with strong romantic elements and paranormal romance. She has five short stories published by The Wild Rose Press, and she and her sister self-published three books, including a musical about Alzheimer’s called Memory Lane http://www.marilynbaron.com
Her latest novel, Landlocked, is her 10th book with The Wild Rose Press. Landlocked follows the character Amelia Rushing, an inexperienced South Florida realtor, whose grandmother has asked her to sell some property on an isolated North Carolina mountaintop. Amelia discovers that the tract is landlocked and must enlist the assistance of real estate attorney, Alec Brady, when an age old mystery has her stumped.
Melissa Klein writes contemporary romance about everyday heroes fighting extraordinary battles. Her characters take on the challenges life throws at them with perseverance, courage, and humor. The author of A Risk Worth Taking, Blame It On The Snow and Her Hometown Hero lives in Atlanta with her incredibly supportive husband. Look for the release of Best of Enemies, in October, 2015. www.MelissaKleinRomance.come, https://www.facebook.com/Melissa.Klein.Romance
At the event, Melissa will be promoting her latest novel Her Hometown Hero which follows the life of Riley Logan, a recent widow whose lost her husband in the line of duty. Riley becomes involved with Lieutenant Colonel Brian Stone after his early return home from the Middle East due to losing his leg to an IED; Riley must decide if she can risk losing another man to a dangerous job.
Sharon Marchisello has written travel articles, corporate training manuals, and a personal finance e-book, Live Cheaply, Be Happy, Grow Wealthy. Going Home is her first published novel. She earned a Masters in Professional Writing from the University of Southern California, and is an active member of Atlanta Sisters in Crime.
Marchiesello’s novel Going Home was inspired by her own mother’s battle with Alzheimer’s, which prompted her to wonder what it would be like to interview a witness who could not rely on her memory. In Going Home, protagonist Michelle DePalma must unravel a homicide in which the only witness is her own mother.
Linda Joyce is an award-winning author writing about assertive females and the men who can’t resist them. Linda’s a big fan of jazz and blues. She attributes her love of those musical genres to her southern roots, which run deep in Louisiana. She penned her first manuscript while living in Japan, the country where her mother was born and raised. Now she lives in Atlanta, Georgia with her husband and four-legged boys and writes novels.
In Bayou Beckon, Camilla Lind, after sleeping with her sister’s fiancé, discovers karmic payback could ruin her future and destroy any chance of love. As Hurricane Katrina bears down on her and her new lover, can they weather the storm and put aside past hurts to embrace a future together?
Kel Baker grew up in Georgia and is a graduate of Georgia Southern University, Lakewood Bible Institute, and the University of West Georgia. He taught English at McIntosh High School for almost two decades before becoming the media specialist at Whitewater High School. Baker began working on My Name is Lazarus in 2007, finishing the novel in 2014. He and his wife Karla have three children and five grandchildren. They live in Griffin, Ga.
In My Name is Lazarus: The First 500 Years, Jesus uttered the words, “Lazarus, come forth!” Raised from the dead, Lazarus still lives. This is his story.
Amazon bestselling author Elaine Calloway writes paranormal fantasy romance books for Kindle and paperback. Whether she writes about an Elemental Series and Elemental Worlds, or tells stories about ghosts in the deep South, all books are set in iconic cities such as New Orleans. . Originally from New Orleans, Elaine Calloway grew up with a love of all things supernatural and gets back to the Crescent City as often as she can. Connect with her online at www.elainecalloway.com.
In Calloway’s No Grits No Glory, Brianna fled to Savannah to escape the voices of the dead. Just when she thought she’d left all paranormal things behind, she discovers her house is haunted. Not just haunted, but haunted by Southern ghosts. These persistent beings not only hide her white shoes after Labor Day, but they leave grits-caked dishes in the sink, and swear to wreak havoc on her life – – unless she helps them.
New York Times and USA Today bestseller Dianna Love writes high-octane romantic thrillers, unusual urban fantasy and sci-fi/fantasy young adult. She once dangled a hundred feet in the air painting photo-realistic murals before settling in the Atlanta, GA area where she lives with her husband. On the rare occasions Dianna is not in her writing cave, she’s riding her BMW motorcycle across country looking for new locations for her books. www.AuthorDiannaLove.com
In Dianna’s Love’s Time Trap, her novels character proclaims, “I awoke in an unknown desert landscape that seemed familiar, yet I had no real memory of this place or…who I am. As I search for answers while fighting for my life, I’m drawn to a boy who is as deadly as he is attractive, and he thinks I’m the enemy.”
S. Carlisle May is a prolific writer and the great-niece of Dr. Lamb Myhr. A graduate of Auburn University, May has written articles for USAA Magazine, Auburn magazine, Transplant Chronicles, and the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Through the National WWII Museum’s travel program, May followed the path of American and Allied forces from England to Normandy and into Germany. She also retraced the campaigns of the Allies in Malta and Sicily, Italy. A lifelong history enthusiast, May lives near Atlanta, Georgia, with her family.
A World War II Flight Surgeon’s Story noveldocuments Dr. Lamb Myhr’s experiences as a flight surgeon during WWII when the Army Air Force was still a new frontier.
Griffin Author Debbie Kaufman has two books published with Love Inspired Historical, devotionals in Chicken Soup for the Soul, and recently won the 2015 Georgia Author of the Year for her African missionary romance, Journey of Hope. Debbie lives with her own romance hero, her husband of thirty-seven years.
In Kaufman’s novel Journey of Hope, High adventure meets missionary romance when underfunded missionary Anna Baldwin takes a job guiding wounded war veteran Stewart Hastings through the jungles of Liberia to the home of a deadly cannibal tribe. Together they face a deadly secret society, angry devilmen, and the dangers of their own growing attraction.
S.C. Lauren formally Stephanie Lauren, began creating the Pirate Series in elementary school- her first book wining the Editor’s Choice Award in 2010. Since then she has obtained a Bachelor’s degree in English from Gordon State College and has become a full time writer and editor.
Pirate: The Unkindly Gentlemen and Pirate II: Ace of Spades are the first two installments of a six part series. These young adult novels captivate the adventurous mind as they follow the life of the young thief, Peter “Smith” Barons. In the midst of the golden age of piracy, this Robin-Hood-esc pirate and his crew, the Black Dragons, strive to help the growing peasant population in their home country of Kirkston.
Ciara Knight writes ‘a little bit of edge and a lot of heart’ with her bestselling young adult speculative fiction and romance stories. Her books have secured four stars from RT book reviews, awarded Night Owl Top Picks, five stars from InD’Tale Magaznie and Paranormal Romance Guild, topped the Amazon charts, featured on USA Today Blog, named book of the month by Long and Short Reviews, and finalized in the RONE awards, and has received rave reviews from other prominent review organizations.
Her novel, Winter in Sweetwater County, follows the life of Lisa Mortan when her rich and powerful fiancé demands she ends an unwanted pregnancy. With no job or social support, she flees to a small town in hopes of finding a good family for her unborn baby, but instead finds a man who is as broken as she is.
Be sure to attend this amazing event to meet the remarkable authors behind the books. Each author has created a gift basket to be auctioned off during the event. Gift basket themes include: Teacher Supplies Basket, The Art of Reading, Moonlight and Magnolias, Italy, Relax and Read, Sweet Treasures, Grits N’ Fixins, I Read For Love, Afternoon Tea, It’s a Jungle Out There, Movie Night, and Sweetie Basket.
If you are an aspiring author, love to read or support the arts, join us as we celebrate creative writing. Proceeds from the Author’s Gathering will benefit AMG Pro’s support of all the arts as well as the Holiday Dorsey Fife Museum. AMG Pro’s mission is to seek talent, advocate, and obtain financial support in order to ensure high quality services for local authors, artists, musicians, and more.
There will be two featured presentations for prospective professional writers. One is about Ghost Writing. The other is about Building an Online Presence.
We expect a full house for this entertaining event.
Check out my lovely review of His Best Friend’s Baby
I’m giving a book away tomorrow. Stop by and comment for a chance. http://www.theromancereviews.com/event.php
I was asked to share something about my father on Harlequin’s The Reader Service Blog.
Long and Short Reviews share their thoughts.
LIVE with Kelly and Michael This morning Michael said Harlequins were smut books. I emailed him. “Okay Michael. I write for Harlequin. I don’t write smut. I write happily ever afters!
Kelly read my comment on the show along with announcing 3 of my book titles. Wow!