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July Member News

Romance Divas would like to recognize our members for their good news! Please congratulate them on their writing achievements and success.

**We’ll post updates as they come in for the month of July.**

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♦ Ella Drake’s novella “Firestorm on E’Terra” is a finalist in the 13th Annual Prism Awards (2010) sponsored by the Fantasy, Futuristic & Paranormal Chapter of the RWA®.

Ella has also accepted a contract for her Science Fiction Romance novel, Silver Bound, from Carina Press.

She’ll be signing her August 3rd print release from Samhain Publishing, The Forbidden Chamber, at the RWA Literacy Signing in Orlando, July 28th. She’ll also be attending ReaderCon in Burlington, MA, July 8-11th.

♦ The second novella in Crista McHugh’s Kavanaugh Foundation series, Angelic Surrender, releases from Samhain Publishing on July 20.

♦ Imogen Howson announces the sale of the second book in her Volcano series, Blood of the Volcano, to Samhain Publishing.Blood of the Volcano is the stand-alone sequel to Heart of the Volcano.

♦ Inez Kelley’s MYLA BY MOONLIGHT releases in print from Samhain Publishing July 6th. The stand-alone sequel from Carina Press SALOME AT SUNRISE earned 4 stars from RT Book Review.

Book #2 in the Dirty Laundry Erotic Romance series TALK DIRTY TO ME by Inez Kelley and Ginny Glass releases from Carina Press on July 19th.

Inez Kelley accepted a contract for her full-length contemporary romance MONSTER LOVE from Carina Press.

♦ Jennifer Leeland and Mima sold their novellas “Bitter Gold” and “Commanded To Mate” as an anthology called “Bound Among The Stars” to Liquid Silver Books.

♦ Jodi Henley is doing five de-construction seminars for savvyauthors, details to be announced.

♦ Kaily Hart’s erotic contemporary romance Picture This, is now available from Ellora’s Cave

Whipped Cream Reviews gave it 4.5 cherries! Tiger Lily says “If you want a story that packs an emotional punch, steams the computer screen, and is one you won’t soon forget, then you need to read Picture This.” To read the full review go here.

♦ The first of Kate Pearce’s Tudor Vampire Chronicles, Kiss of the Rose will be published on August 3rd by Signet Eclipse.

Her erotic Regency historical romance, Simply Wicked finaled in the Passionate Pen contest.

♦ Kim Knox sold Perfecting Naia, a short, erotic SFR, to Ellora’s Cave

♦ Kristen Painter announces the sale of her steampunk romance novella, MISS BRAMBLE AND THE LEVIATHAN, to Samhain for October release. Her Samhain paranormal romance, All Fired Up, comes out in print on July 6th.

♦ Mima’s short erotic romance Light on the Water releases as a solo title at Total E-Bound July 16. It recently released as an audio title as well.

♦ Rebecca Leigh’s short M/M space odyssey “One Way Trip” will be released on July 3 through Silver Publishing.

♦ R.G. Alexander’s TRULY SCRUMPTIOUS will be released July 13 at Samhain Publishing, and her debut Berkley Heat anthology out August 3rd, POSSESS ME, received a 4 star review from RT Book Review Magazine.

♦ Savannah Stuart’s Power Unleashed (3rd in her Miami Scorcher Series) releases July 16 from Ellora’s Cave.

Savannah Stuart sold Tempting Alibi, an erotic novella, to Ellora’s Cave.

♦ TIGER BY THE TAIL, book nine in the Middlemarch Mates series by Shelley Munro will be released on July 9.

Shelley Munro’s paranormal m/m Seeking Kokopelli, is now available from Samhain Publishing.

♦ Stacia Kane’s UNHOLY GHOSTS, first in the dark urban fantasy Downside series, is a Summer Fantasy Pick in the July 3, 2010 TIMES OF LONDON! The second book in the series, UNHOLY MAGIC, will be released July 6, with the third, CITY OF GHOSTS, following on July 27.

♦ The Italian translation of The Moonlight Mistress by Victoria Janssen, Carezze Di Luna, comes out July 9th. She also has a story this month in the Spice anthology Alison’s Wonderland.