Introducing Red Door Reads: First Chapters

Introducing Red Door Reads: First Chapters

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Overview

This Red Door Reads First Chapter Sampler contains:

CONTEMPORARY

Devil to Pay ~ Renee Bernard
Valentine Wishes ~ Jane Charles
Simply Irresistible ~ Deborah Cooke
Kick Start ~ Caren Crane
Learing to Live ~ Jerrica Knight-Catania
A Soldier's Promise ~ Laura Scott
Live Like You Mean It ~ Ava Stone
HISTORICAL

Lady Falls ~ Renee Bernard
Lady Admired ~ Jane Charles
Much Ado About Dutton ~ Claudia Dain
The Crusader's Bride ~ Claire Delacroix
The Earl's Passionate Plot ~ Susan Gee Heino
The Temptation of the Duke ~ Jerrica Knight-Catania
Knave vs. Spy ~ Michelle Marcos
An Unexpected Encounter ~ Deb Marlowe
A Scandalous Deception ~ Ava Stone

FANTASY & PARANORMAL

Crescent Moon ~ Lori Handeland
Eye of the Ninja ~ D.M. Marlowe

Product Details

BN ID: 2940152602982
Publisher: Red Door Reads
Publication date: 01/30/2016
Sold by: Smashwords
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 48,708
File size: 4 MB

About the Author

Ava Stone is a USA Today bestselling author of Regency historical romance and college age New Adult romance. Whether in the 19th Century or the 21st, her books explore deep themes but with a light touch. A single mother, Ava lives outside Raleigh NC, but she travels extensively, always looking for inspiration for new stories and characters in the various locales she visits. 


What in the world is a retired Navy chaplain’s daughter doing writing scorching hot historical romances, contemporary romantic comedies and paranormal graphic novels? Renee Bernard is applying a great education from traveling all over the world to story telling and doing her best to keep her father proud. Truthfully, her father is her number one fan, even though he has sworn never to read a single word of her books (a vow he has kept to this day!) Nothing stops him from telling everyone he knows that his daughter is now a USA Today Bestselling author or from handing out bookmarks on the golf course. Love can make even a minister do strange things! Renee Bernard is a freelance writer and host of “The Romance Bookmark” on Readers Entertainment, as well as a contributor to Romantic Times BookReviews magazine. Renee currently lives in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada Mountains in Northern California. (Note an interesting proximity to great wineries!) For more information, please visit her website at www.reneebernardauthor.com.


Jane Charles has lived in the Midwest her entire life. As a child she would more likely be found outside with a baseball than a book in her hand. In fact, Jane hated reading until she was sixteen. Out of boredom on a long road trip she borrowed her older sister’s historical romance and fell in love with reading. She long ago lost count of how many novels she has read over the years and her love for them never died. Along with romance she has a passion for history and the two soon combined when she penned her first historical romance, and she has been writing since with the loving support from her husband, three children and three cats.


Having successfully booted the last of my three children out the door to college (children who, hopefully, will never move home again for longer than summer break), I decided watching dust gather was probably not a viable past time. Now, in addition to working a dreaded day job as a product analyst, I ignore the state of my house and work diligently to write and publish heartwarming novels with a healthy dose of humor, a splash of romance and a heaping helping of family. I share my (very dusty) North Carolina home with my darling husband (the most tolerant man in the universe) and the environs around my house with my incredibly feisty young cat, Kimba the O.G. White Lion. Kimba is charming and still more feral than we would like. His favorite things are fingers. He wants to gnaw them. He has many more toys than are recommended and, although he'd tell you otherwise, he gets a ton of attention (whether we want to give it to him or not).


Susan Gee Heino is an award winning, multi-published author of Regency Historical romance. She lives in rural Ohio and welcomes readers to contact her via her website, www.SusanGH.com.


Lori Handeland is a Waldenbooks, Bookscan, USA Today and New York Times best-selling author, as well as a two time recipient of the Romance Writers of America’s RITA award. She also writes gritty, sexy, adventurous western historical romance under the name Lori Austin. Lori lives in Southern Wisconsin with her husband, enjoying occasional visits from her grown sons. She can be reached through her website at www.lorihandeland.com or www.loriaustin.net


Jerrica Knight-Catania knew from an early age that she was destined for romance. She would spend hours as a young girl sitting in a chair by an open window, listening to the rain, and dreaming of the day Prince Charming would burst in and declare his undying love for her. But it wasn't until she was 28-years-old, tired of her life in the theater, that she turned her focus toward writing Regency Romance novels. All her dreaming paid off, and she now gets to relive those romantic scenes she'd dreamt up as a child as she commits them to paper. She lives in sunny Palm Beach with her real life Prince Charming, their Princess-in-training and their aristocat, Dr. Snuggle.


Michelle Marcos has finally reconciled herself with being thought eccentric. She lives with an unlucky number of cats and struggles with a debilitating Starbucks addiction. How a child of Cuban parents living in Miami could become such an Anglophile is still anybody's guess. She graduated several centuries ago from the University of Miami with degrees in English and Education. Afterward, she spent several years being one of the "cool" teachers in a middle school, served as director of communications for Habitat for Humanity, and had a brief but illustrious acting career playing roles like Lusty Housekeeper, Death, and (perhaps prophetically) Author. Michelle has written five historical romance novels for St. Martin’s Press, and has won the "Best Historical Romance" award from both the New England and the Yellow Rose Romance Writers of America chapters.


Deb Marlowe loves History, England and Men in Boots. Clearly she was meant to write Regency Historical Romance. A Golden Heart winner and Rita nominee, Deb grew up in Pennsylvania with her nose in a book. Luckily, she’d read enough romances to recognize the true modern hero she met at a college Halloween party—even though he wore a tuxedo t-shirt instead of breeches and tall boots. They married, settled in North Carolina and produced two handsome, intelligent and genuinely amusing boys. Though she spends much of her time with her nose in her laptop, for the sake of her family she does occasionally abandon her inner world for the domestic adventure of laundry, dinner and carpool. Despite her sacrifice, not one of the men in her family is yet willing to don breeches or tall boots. She’s working on it. Deb loves to hear from readers! You can contact her at deb@debmarlowe.com


D. M. Marlowe lives in North Carolina with her family and two cats. When she is not spoiling them all, she is probably writing. Failing that, she's likely lost in a book or movie, on a long walk, gardening or hanging with her friends.


Laura Scott always enjoyed reading Christian Romance and is thrilled now to have her own books available to readers. She has over ten books published with Love Inspired Suspense and has branched out on her own as well. She lives in Milwaukee, Wisconsin with her husband of 28 years.

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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Great romance samples set! Loved it