Category Archives: Member News

May 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 May.**

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Charlotte McClain’s second Arden FD novel, Spark OF Desire, comes out in paperback from Lyrical Press May 5th.

Charlotte McClain sold two novellas to Lyrical Press.

Charlotte McClain‘s short, Love To Declare, came out from Wild Rose Press April 21st.

Cherrie Lynn’s new contemporary romance, Rock Me, is available May 4 from Samhain Publishing.

Crista McHugh’s fantasy romance, A Soul For Trouble, was named a finalist in the Yellow Rose RWA’s 2010 Winter Rose Contest. Her erotic Regency romance, Lessons From A Scoundrel, and her erotic fantasy romance, Tangled Web, were also named as finalists in Passionate Ink’s 2010 Stroke of Midnight Contest.

David Bridger has contracted with Liquid Silver Books for his paranormal romance novella Beauty and the Bastard.

Eden Bradley’s latest Spice Briefs, NIGHT MOVES, a contemporary erotic train story, is available now on eHarlequin.com !

Elise Logan has contracted with Liquid Silver Books for her paranormal novella Twice As High.

KB Alan’s Bound by Sunlight will release with Ellora’s Cave on May 12th.

Kim Knox’s SF erotic romance, Shapes in the Blood, is out 4 May 2010 from Loose Id.

Nell Dixon is thrilled to announce that The Cinderella Substitute is now available from Audiolark as an audio book!

Rebecca Leigh’s paranormal romance Have Stake, Will Travel is available May 24 from Noble Romance Publishing.

Rhonda Stapleton’s third book in her romantic YA comedy trilogy, Pucker Up, is available on May 18 from Simon Pulse.

The Smutketeers, R.G. Alexander, Eden Bradley, Lilli Feisty and Crystal Jordan, have weekly releases all during the month of May with their Wasteland continuity series! This is a collection of four linked stories of female empowerment all written in the same post-apocalyptic world. Available at Samhain Publishing!
THE WANDERER: Book One~Crystal Jordan, May 4th
THE WHORE: Book Two~Lilli Feisty, May 11th
THE BREEDER: Book Three~Eden Bradley, May 18th
THE PRIESTESS: Book Four~R.G. Alexander, May 25th

Stacia Kane’s urban fantasy UNHOLY GHOSTS, the first in her new Downside series, will be released May 25 from Del Rey, with the second and third books following in July.

♦ Kensington books has offered Tawny Taylor a contract for the first three books in a new urban fantasy series. The books will be released under a new pseudonym (yet to be determined) in mass market paperback.

Voirey Linger’s novella, Risking Eternity, will be available May 26th from Ellora’s Cave

The 2010 Summer Reading Trail kicks off May 1st. The trail features free reads and excerpts from authors of all genres.

April 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 April.**

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Amber Green’s new m/m romantic suspense Golden Boys will be released in paperback by MLR Press and in ebook form by Aspen Mountain Press. Both releases are scheduled for late April.

Emily Ryan-Davis’ Dragon Queen trilogy will be available as a print omnibus April 27 at Freya’s Bower.

Emily Ryan-Davis has been offered a contract by Liquid Silver Books for her previously-published novella UNWRAPPING AMY.

Kensington Aphrodisia bought three new erotic volumes from Crystal Jordan.

Inez Kelley’s romantic comedy JINXED is available in print April 6 from Samhain Publishing.

Animal Instincts, by Nell Dixon was the winner of the Romantic Novelist’s Asssociations Love Story of the Year Award 2010.

Kelly Jamieson’s new erotic romance novella CONFERENCE CALL is available April 2 from Ellora’s Cave.

Paige Tyler’s new erotic romance GOOD COP, BAD GIRL available April 6th from Ellora’s Cave.

R. F. Long’s contemporary YA fantasy MAY QUEEN sold to Jessica Garrison at Dial Books for Young Readers.

Riley Quinn’s new erotic futuristic novella, Stellar Heat, under the pen name Scarlett Jameson, is released April 23 from The Wild Rose Press.

Tawny Taylor has been offered two new contracts from Kensington Books for two erotic novels and a paranormal novella.

March 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 March.**

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Christine d’Abo’s new erotic futuristic, No Quarter, is releasing on March 31st from Ellora’s Cave.

Eden Bradley’s e-novella, SPRING EQUINOX, Book Two in her Celestial Seductions series, was released March 5th from Samhain!

Elise Hepner’s Sex Tool is released from Excessica on March 1, College Trouble is released from Excessica March 8th, and Repossession is released from Excessica March 29th.

Jeannie Lin will be presenting her workshop “Page 1, 5, 50 — Keeping Them Hooked” at the NECRWA Let Your Imagination Take Flight conference, March 26-27.

Jenna Bayley-Burke’s latest, Pride & Passion releases March 9 from Samhain Publishing.

Marisa Chenery’s paranormal romance The Goddess’ Girdle, the 3rd book in the Goddess Revealed series, will be released at Ellora’s Cave on March 26th.

♦  MK Mancos’ Immorati from Wild Rose Press/Black Rose and the print edition of Scythe from Samhain Publishing will be released this month.

Nell Dixon’s book, Animal Instincts is a finalist in the UK’s Love Story of the Year Awards.

♦  Paige Tyler’s new erotic romance MR. RIGHT-NOWreleases Mar 3rd from Ellora’s Cave.

RG Alexander’s, MY SHIFTER SHOWMANCE, the first in her Shifting Reality series, releases March 30th from Samhain Publishing.

RG Alexander’s TWILIGHT GUARDIAN, Book 3 of the Children of the Goddess series, will be released in print March 3rd from Samhain Publishing.

Rhonda Stapleton’s teen romance FLIRTING WITH DISASTER (book 2 in the STUPID CUPID trilogy) released March 9 from Simon Pulse.

Stephanie Adkins contemporary erotic romance novella, Enough, debuted from Loose Id on March 2nd.

February 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 February.**

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Annie Nicholas’ first space opera, Red Dawn, will be released Feb. 5 from Eirelander Publishing.

Bernadette Gardner’s paranormal erotic romance Slither will be released by Ellora’s Cave on February 17th 2010.

Charlotte McClain recently sold her short, Traveling Violations, to Wild Rose Press.

Crista McHugh’s red hot paranormal romance novella, Heart of a Huntress, releases on February 23rd from Samhain Publishing.

♦ Crista McHugh also finalled in the OVRWA Enchanted Words Contest.

Dara England’s short piece of romantic Irish mythology was released this month in the anthology The Mammoth Book of Irish Romance from Running Press.

Elise Hepner’s erotica short-short Check Out comes out from Excessica Publishing February 8th in e-book and kindle forms.

Elise Logan’s hot contemporary Trusting Destiny releases February 9 from Freya’s Bower.

Emily Ryan-Davis’ “naughty nooner” INTERLUDE IN PEARL will be available for free download at Ellora’s Cave February 22.

Gail Roarke‘s paranormal erotic short ONE KNIGHT STAND will be released on February 12th by Cobblestone Press.

Kate Pearce’s first contemporary erotic novella for Kensington Aphrodisia comes out in the anthology SOME LIKE IT ROUGH, with Susan Lyons and Anne Rainey on February 23rd.

Kelly Jamieson’s erotic romance novella 2 Hot 2 Handle with Samhain Publishing came out February 2. The print version of her contemporary romance Friends With Benefits came out February 2 as well.

Kristen Painter’s free read from Samhain, Her Viking Valentine, will be available for download starting Feb 5th on the Samhellion.

K.S. Manning’s (debut) contemporary/suspense e-book novella A Valentine to Remember releases February 4, 2010 from Red Rose Publishing.

The Casino Caper, a mystery/suspense novella by K.S. Manning, releases February 25, 2010 from Red Rose Publishing.

Marisa Chenery’s werewolf romance Jinx and Her Werewolf, and her first book in Liquid Silver Book’s Strange Hollow series, releases February 8th. Her second book in her Goddess Revealed series, Love’s Fiery Arrow, releases at Ellora’s Cave on Feburary 17th.

Melisse Aires’ sexy scifi romance Cybot Awakens releases Feb 25th from Red Rose Publishing.

Melisse has also signed a contract with Aspen Mountain Press for Del Fantasma: Demonade, her second in the Del Fantasma paranormal series.

Paige Tyler’s paranormal erotic romance JUST RIGHT, the sexy tale of Goldie and the Three Werebears comes out Feb 3 from Ellora’s Cave.

Rebecca Leigh’s M/M short story Tight End was released this month as part of Ravenous Romance’s M/M football anthology Tightends.

Rhonda Stapleton is now officially an editor at Carina Press.

Savannah Stuart’s erotic paranormal romance WORTH THE RISK will release February 24 from Ellora’s Cave. It’s the second story in her Miami Scorcher series.

Savannah Stuart sold her erotic paranormal, POWER UNLEASHED, to Ellora’s Cave. It’s the third in her Miami Scorcher series. Release date to be announced.

Stephanie Adkin’s contemporary erotic romance short story, Seducing Reagan, will debut from Ellora’s Cave on February 10th.

January 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 January.**

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Annie Nicholas’ suspensful paranormal romance, BAIT released Jan. 4 from Liquid Silver Books.

Also her paranormal erotic romance, The Omegas released on Jan. 18 from Lyrical Press.

Charlotte McClain’s Spark of Desire, the second Arden FD book, came out January 4th from Lyrical Press.

Gail Roarke’s latest paranormal erotic menage, Three On A Rooftop released January 15th from Cobblestone Press.

Haven Rich, owner of Enchanted Web Style, took 11th place in the Preditors & Editors Poll.

Jax Cassidy won the Ariana Award for her book cover design of CRICKET’S MOON for Awe-Struck Publishing.

Jenna Bayley-Burke’s contemporary romance Compromising Positions was released January 4 from Samhain Publishing.

Julia Knight’s second book in her fantasy series, Love is My Sin, released from Samhain on January 12th

Kim Knox’s erotic fantasy menage HER DARK SOUL releases 29 January 2010 from Ellora’s Cave.

Kissa Starling’s short story, Cracker Cowgirl, will be released January 21st at Red Rose Publishing.

Kissa Starling has a short story, Vegas Vixens 4 Ever, releasing in ebook and print formats as part of the To Love and To Cherish, lesbian love anthology at Love You Divine Publishing on February 14th. The proceeds will go to Marriage Equality.

RFLong’s The Wolf’s Mate: a Tale of the Holtlands releases from Samhain Publisheing on 23rd January 2010 – This sequel to The Wolf’s Sister has been described as “It’s well written, fast paced and filled with interesting and unique characters…I’m very curious to see what happens to these two mates with the next and last release.” 4 Nymphs, Mystical Nymph, Literary Nymphs Reviews

Kim Knox’s FREE Erotic SF Romance Hunting Evander releases 18 January 2010 from Ellora’s Cave

Lainey Bancroft’s sweet contemporary novella, Bridesmaid Blues released January 13th as part of The Wild Rose Press Flower Basket series.

Madelynne Ellis sold her erotic contemporary novel ENTICEMENT to Samhain. Release date to be announced.

Nell Dixon’s third title for Little Black Dress, Crystal Clear was released on January 7th.

Erotic Exposure, Paige Tyler’s first book with Ellora’s Cave was released on Dec 31st.

Just Right, The Sexy Tale of Goldie and the Three Werebears, an erotic romance by Paige Tyler releases from Ellora’s Cave on Feb 3rd.

Paige Tyler also signed with Ellora’s Cave for two erotic romance, Good Cop, Bad Girl and Mr. Right-Now.

Seeley deBorn was accepted into the Faculty of Engineering with a major in Environmental Engineering.

Stephanie Adkins signed with Ellora’s Cave for her erotic romance story, Seducing Reagan. She also signed with Liquid Silver Books for her erotic romance story, Driving Miss Devin. Release dates to be announced.

November’s 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 November.**

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♦ On November 19th, Adelle Laudan’s book TRIAD OF HOPE will be available from Red Rose Publishing.

Angela James has joined Carina Press as the Executive Editor. She brings with her seven years of experience in the digital arena, after working for various digital publishers (most recently Samhain Publishing). Carina Press, an extension of Harlequin Enterprise, is a digital-only publishing house that will operate independently of their traditional publishing businesses.

Belle McClain’s menage TRIO was released on Nov 2 from Liquid Silver.

Crista McHugh was a double finalist in the On the Far Side contest and won the paranormal category of the Emerald City Opener. She also sold her second paranormal romance novella, ANGELIC SURRENDER, to Samhain for publication in 2010.

Jax Cassidy sold her erotic contemporary BRUSH STROKES to Amber Heat, an imprint of Amber Quill Press. This story will be available January 2010.

Jennifer Leeland released MARKED FOR PLEASURE November 3rd from Loose-Id LCC.

Jerri Drennen’s romantic suspense Grace Under Fire will be available November 18 from The Wild Rose Press.

Kelly Jamieson’s erotic romance SEXPRESSO NIGHT, will be available 17 November 2009 from Ellora’s Cave.

Jeannie Lin sold a historical short tentatively titled WARRIOR BRIDE to Harlequin Undone.

Jennifer Colgan’s[/url]paranormal vampire novella, LA VIDA MUERTA will be available November 15th from Amber Quill Press/Amber Heat.

Kim Knox’s SF erotic romance novella, WARFLESH, will be available 13 November 2009 from Ellora’s Cave.

Marisa Chenery’s Paranormal/Cat Shifter Quickie, Goddess Revealed-BAST’S PERFUME, will be released at Ellora’s Cave on November 18th.

MG Braden released LOVE’S BLESSINGS on November 5 from Red Rose Publishing.

Natasha Mooore’s erotic fairy tale remix, THE BETTER TO EAT YOU WITH, released from Red Sage November 1st.

Nell Dixon has HIS DARLING NURSE releasing from Freya’s Bower on 17th of November.

Portia Da Costa’s erotic novel SHADOWPLAY will be reprinted in a new cover on 10th November – her last ever Black Lace release.

Rhiannon Leith sold erotic sf novella WITH A TOUCH and erotic paranormal novel EDGE OF HEAVEN to Samhain Publishing for publication in 2010.

Rowan Larke’s debut, a dark, paranormal, erotic romance, A LOVE NEVERENDING, releases November 17th from Loose Id.

Seeley deBorn got an A on her Computer Programming midterm and her vehicle for Engineering Design got the highest performance score in the class.

Shelley Munro’s contemporary novella, Soldier of Fortune will be available November 18th from Ellora’s Cave.

Stephanie Adkin’s contemporary erotic romance suspense novella, Between Heaven and Hell, will debut from Liquid Silver Books on November 16th.

♦ The French translation of The Duchess, Her Maid, The Groom and Their Lover by Victoria Janssen, Lecons de plaisir, is available beginning November 2009 at Amazon France and Harlequin France.

October’s 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 October.**

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Belle McClain’s novel THE ROCK STAR’S RETREAT is available October 6th from Freya’s Bower.

Crista McHugh was named as a finalist in the Emerald City Opener Contest. Her erotic ghost story, “Provoking the Spirit”, will be released on October 5th from Phaze Books. Her paranormal romance novella, Cat’s Eyes, will be released on October 19th from Liquid Silver Books.

Dawn Halliday’s story WINTER HEAT will feature in A HIGHLANDER CHRISTMAS anthology with stories by Cindy Miles and Sophie Renwick–in bookstores November 3 from NAL Signet Eclipse.

Eden Bradley’s erotic vampire novella, THE SEEKING KISS, Book One in her Midnight Playground series, will be available from Samhain Publishing October 20th.  Her erotic novel, THE BEAUTY OF SURRENDER, will be available and in bookstores October 27th from Bantam/Delta.

Eden Bradley has contracted a new four-novella series with Samhain Publishing. The Celestial Seductions series will debut this December.

Elise Logan and Emily Ryan-Davis contracted their contemporary novella, This Fire, to Liquid Silver Books for December release in their firefighter themed anthology.

Ella Drake’s erotic paranormal short, SCENT OF CIN, available from Cobblestone Press Oct 2, 2009. Her debut novel, THE FORBIDDEN CHAMBER (historical paranormal), releases Oct 27th from Samhain Publishing.

Gwen Hayes signed with agent Jessica Sinsheimer at the Sarah Jane Freymann Literary Agency.

Hailey Edwards has contracted Everlong, a dark fantasy novel, to Samhain Publishing.

Kelly Jamieson’s contemporary erotic romance, IRISH SEX FAIRY, is available from Ellora’s Cave October 2, 2009.

Kim Knox’s SF erotic romance novella, SATIN SPAR, will be available 20 October 2009 from Samhain Publishing

Marisa Chenery’s erotic novella, ROXIE’S PROTECTORS-ROAN’S FALL, the first book in her new werewolf series, will be released at Liquid Silver Books on October 19th.

Mima will be signing Claimed at Authors After Dark Paranormal Weekend.

Nadia Lee is serializing her paranormal romance novella A Happily Ever After of Her Own for free this month. Please check it out at http://www.nadialee.net/bookshelf/hea

Natasha Moore’s novella, Bound by Design, released from Samhain Publishing Sept 29th.

Nell Dixon’s Blue Remembered Heels is released as large print format October 1st from Ulverscroft.

R. F. Long will be holding the book launch for the print edition of The Scroll Thief at Octocon, Ireland’s premiere SFF convention, on 10th October at 5.30pm.

R.G. Alexander’s 4th book in her Children of the Goddess series, MIDNIGHT FALLS, will be available at Samhain Publishing October 20th.

R.G. Alexander sold thr first novella in her Wicked series, WICKED SEXY, to Samhain Publishing, for January 2010 release.

Sela March has been offered a contract by Red Sage for her novella, “HARD HARVEST,” part of the “Three Kinds of Wicked” ménage à trois series.

Stephanie Adkins paranormal erotic romance short story, The Wicked Flame, debuts this month from Cobblestone Press.