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From the Desk of Sabrina York ~ Young Writers Program

Hi all.
I am sharing this opportunity to support our Young Writers Program and promote your platform at the premiere writers conference in the Northwest. And yes, I am coordinating the raffle baskets! Anything from one signed book to a full basket is welcome. All proceeds go to support our Young Writers Program.  Please share!
Donate a raffle basket OR ITEMS FOR BASKETS to the PNWA conference!
Ticket sales benefit PNWA Young Writer’s Program
Highlight your service, platform, business and books. Include books, coupons, promo items etc. Please include a cellophane bag and a card listing the contents in your shipment. Be sure to include YOUR NAME, CONTACT INFORMATION and CALL TO ACTION.
If you cannot donate a whole basket, please consider donating items for basket collections! Since the Pacific Northwest Writers Association serves all genres of writers, we’ll have Romance Baskets, Mystery Baskets, Author Resource baskets, YA baskets and more. Please include a description of how you would like your donation credited.
Space limited. Please RSVP to sabrinayorkhrh at gmail dot com with PNWA Raffle in the subject line.
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New York Times bestselling author Kat Martin is a graduate of the University of California at Santa Barbara where she majored in Anthropology and also studied History. She is married to L.J. Martin, author of western, non-fiction, and suspense novels.

Kat has written more than sixty-five novels. Sixteen million copies of her books are in print and she has been published in twenty foreign countries, including Japan, France, Germany, Argentina, Greece, China, Russia, and Spain.

Born in Bakersfield, California, Kat currently resides in Missoula, Montana, on a small ranch in the beautiful Sapphire Mountains.

Her last eleven books have hit the prestigious New York Times bestseller list. Both AGAINST THE WILD and AGAINST THE SKY, her latest release, took top ten spots. AGAINST THE TIDE the 3rd book in the Brodies of Alaska series will hit shelves in a couple weeks!






May 26th marks the release of the twelfth novel in my Against Series--AGAINST THE TIDE, Rafe Brodie and Olivia Chandlers' story, the third in my Brodies of Alaska.

After writing for so many years, it's almost hard to remember how difficult it was...

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UK -- Book Signing with Sarah Hill

Book Signing For The Whimsy Wood Series By Children's Author Sarah Hill

The Madhatter Book Shop in Burford, Oxfordshire 
Saturday, 2 May 2015 from 14:30 to 17:30 (BST)
Burford, United Kingdom

Come along to The Madhatter Book Shop in Burford, the heart of the Cotswolds, on Saturday May the 2nd from 2.30pm and grab yourself a signed copy or two of Wiltshire-based Sarah Hill's award-winning 'Whimsy Wood' series of children's books. 

There are 35 books in Sarah Hill's woodland series for 5-8 year olds and the young at heart! Book 1, 'Posie Pixie And The Copper Kettle', was published in July 2013 and book 6, 'Posie Pixie And The Snowstorm', was published in February this year. There will be copies of these first 6 books available on the day, along with free 'Whimsy Wood' colouring-in sheets for the children (and grown-ups!)

The event is free and you or parents can register HERE.

Visit her Amazon author page

Facebook with Sarah

Twitter with Sarah

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Susan Lyons presents: Champagne Rules

Suzanne has confessed to her three girlfriends that she can’t forget the guy she once hooked up with. They’ve come over to her place to draft an internet personals ad, to see if they can re-hook the guy.


Excerpt from Champagne Rules, the first book in the Awesome Foursome series

After the first few nibbles and sips, they got down to work, tossing out suggestions.

“Notes,” Ann said, putting down a half-eaten wedge of pizza and scrambling over to pull a legal pad from her briefcase.

Soon she was busy scrawling, crossing out, reading back. Finally, when they were into a second round of double-chocolate brownies—for all but Rina who’d only nibbled on her first one—she cleared her throat. “All right, children, I think this is it.” She held up the pad and began to read, putting on a breathy, sexy voice that was completely unlike her normal speaking voice.

“Are you the man who shared sizzling sex with a hot blonde in the cave above the nude beach on Crete four years ago? If you feel like another erotic adventure, drop me a line. Be sure to tell me what you remember about that afternoon, so I’ll...

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Rick Chesler ~~ Outcast Ops 3 and Jurassic Dead 2

Author Rick Chesler has been a busy busy man.

With his co-authors, Craig Reed, Jr. and David Sakmyster, readers can enjoy two new thriller novels.

One, a special ops thriller and the other is a zombie action-horror novel.

OUTCAST Ops: African Firestorm, by Rick Chesler and Craig Reed, Jr., continues the special ops series (this series can be read in any order). Here’s a description for African Firestorm:

As a quiet investigation in South Africa suddenly goes hot, leading to a Somalian pirate base and a night-time assault on the high seas, OUTCAST is hell-bent on showing America that their way isn't the best way--it's the only way. 

US kindle link (other platforms including Nook, Kobo, iBooks will be available soon):

The second offering is JURASSIC DEAD 2: Z-Voution, by Rick Chesler and David Sakmyster, the sequel to bestselling zombie-dinosaur romp, Jurassic Dead. Here’s a description for Jurassic Dead 2:

After the discovery of a dormant zombie virus in preserved Antarctic dinosaur specimens, billionaire visionary and megalomaniac Melvin DeKirk proceeds with his plan to unleash a zombie-dinosaur army upon the world, starting with Washington D.C. The U.S. military struggles to prevent the contagion’s spread and to defend against the...

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Saving Danny by Cathy Glass

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Saving Danny 

Cathy Glass

It was a dark cold winter's evening when I was asked to help in the search for little Danny. The social worker had gone to Danny's school that afternoon to tell him he was going into care and he'd run away screaming and couldn't be found. The police, staff and social worker were searching the grounds of the school when I arrived to help.

Eventually Danny was found, safe but very scared. He clung to me silent and petrified as I carried him to my car to take him home. So began the story of little Danny whose mother couldn't cope with her son's autistic behaviour and whose father had rejected him for being different.

Purchase Saving Danny

Visit Cathy's website


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Rick Chesler's Latest Thriller

Rick Chesler's latest thriller is out and ready for your personal enjoyment.
Hotel Megalodon
An underwater luxury hotel on a gorgeous tropical island is set for an extravagant opening weekend with the world watching. The only thing standing in the way of a first-rate experience for the jet-setting VIPs is an unscrupulous businessman and sixty feet of prehistoric shark. As the underwater complex is besieged by a marauding behemoth, newly minted marine biologist Coco Keahi must face off against the ancient predator as it rises from the deep with a vengeance. Meanwhile, a human monster has decided he would be better off if Coco were one of the creature’s victims.
Hotel Megalodon: A Deep Sea Thriller, and is now available in kindle ebook format, with a paperback edition due out any day now.

Visit Rick's website

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In Alaska There are No Limits to What a Man Can Do



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Bestselling Author Kat Martin





Having traversed the vast Alaskan landscape on two separate month-long occasions, staying in the back of a tiny pickup camper, I can see why Alaska is called America's last wilderness.

Though the vistas are magnificent and the animal life abundant, along with the pleasure of seeing them are howling winds that spring up unexpectedly, slashing rains, and frost on the ground in the morning--and that was in August!

Residents deal with dangerous grizzly bear encounters and charging moose.  They put up with cantankerous hermits who live far into the back country and definitely don't like visitors.  They suffer winters that seem endless, forest fires, and droughts.

Now imagine Samantha Hollis, a San Francisco city girl, traveling to Alaska to visit the hot guy she fell for in La Vegas.  It's the first of October and already she's facing the challenges of the coming winter.  Samantha is certain she could never make a life in Alaska, but she can't resist the invitation from the hottest guy she has ever met.

And there is something she badly needs to tell Nick.

Unlike Samantha, Nick Brodie was born and...

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Shopping List VS Author's Shopping List

Just saying:


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An Author’s Shopping List

Homemade farm fresh egg drop soup, sweet Vidalia onion soup with home grown basil, made from scratch steamed clam chowder,

Fresh salads made with crisp romaine lettuce, vine ripe tomatoes, crunchy thinly sliced green peppers, sweet, red onions, unblemished mushrooms, topped with julienne cut mozzarella.

Main meals include fat, juicy, grain fed free range steaks, plump baked chicken breasts with homemade garlic butter sauce, seared lemon flavored salmon, baked roast ham topped with fresh pineapple.

Side dishes with steamed lightly spiced fresh green beans, crisp sun-kissed corn, market fresh local sweet potatoes topped with homemade cinnamon butter, steamed honey mustard squash , a smidgen of curry flavored spinach, fresh from the garden dew polished snapping beans, off the vine crunchy cucumbers baked with balsamic dressing.

To conclude the mouth-watering meals, desserts will sing with the decadent triple dark chocolate cake, tiramisu finger bites, homemade brownies sprinkled with chocolate sauce topped with freshly whipped...

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Against the Sky by Kat Martin ~~ Comment Contest!


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Kat Martin's latest Against the Sky will not be released soon enough as far as her fans and readers feel. Let's see what new with Kat.

One lucky winner will receive  a copy of Against the Sky! Comment on Kat’s blog post and you could win  one copy of either a paperback, kindle or nook – winner’s choice! 

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We’re curious about your latest release. You have been writing the Against series for a couple of years now. The last book started the story in Alaska with Dylan Brodie. Tell us about that and how you plan to lead it to the next book, Against the Sky.

All of my books are completely stand-alone novels.  Against the Sky is Nick’s story.  Nick’s brother, Dylan, from Against the Wild is happily living with his lady love, Lane Bishop.  He and Nick live about 2.5 hours apart by plane.  Alaska is BIG.  Nick has problems of his own to solve and there isn’t much Dylan can do to help.  Rafe, however, brother number three, oldest and wisest, makes an appearance.   All of them are close and rely on each other for support, even though they...

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