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Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Rachel Got the Contract Blog Hop


Rachel Van Dyken rocks!!! Not only is Rachel a super nice person, she just signed a contract with Hachette Publishing for two of her self published books, The Bet and Elite, which are currently selling at a frenzied pace on Amazon. Kudos, Rachel. You're a great example for authors everywhere.  Go to http://the1940mysterywriter.weebly.com/blog.html   to follow the tour.

Who'd like to read a blurb about the books? You would? Okay, here goes.

Blurb: The Bet

"I have a proposition for you..." Kacey should have run the minute those words left Seattle millionaire Jake Titus's mouth. Instead, she made a deal with the devil in hopes of putting her past behind her once and for all. Four days. She could do four days! But she wasn't counting Jake’s older brother Travis being there to witness their farce of an engagement. One thing is for certain. One brother is right for her. One wants a lifetime. And one is in league with the devil. She should have gotten Jake’s signature in blood.

Blurb: Elite

When I won the annual Eagle Elite College Scholarship lottery, I was thrilled. After all, my grandma had just died and I wanted to take care of my aging grandpa — he couldn't be a farmer in Wyoming forever. And graduating from Eagle Elite meant opportunity. But I wasn't counting on meeting Nixon. Nor was I counting on the rules of the Elect. 1. Do not touch The Elect. 2. Do not look at The Elect. 3. Do not speak to The Elect. And worst of all? Don't discover the secret they hide, because in the end, you may just realize... it's about you.


Both of these books are new adult works. You can find out more about Rachel and her writing at www.rachelvandyken.com  Rachel, congratulations and I can't wait to see what you come up with in the future.

Now for an announcement for myself, The Enchanted, my first fantasy romance released from Astraea Press yesterday. I've put a blurb and cover for that too. I'd sure appreciate it if you'd trake a look at it and spread the word for me. http://www.astraeapress.com  If you'd like to attend my online release party, go to http://elainepcantrell.blogspot.com/2013/05/release-day-enchanted.html  I'm sharing the first chapter from The Enchanted.

Blurb: The Enchanted


Forced by his father into a marriage he didn’t want, Prince Alan soon finds that his bride isn’t the sweet, submissive creature he expected.  Morgane has the heart of a dragon and beauty beyond compare, but she isn’t thrilled about the marriage either.  When black treachery threatens the kingdom, Morgane and Alan embark on a perilous journey that has an excellent chance of ending in failure and death for them and all of their people.  

Giveaway:

Leave a comment for Rachel and Elaine and your name will be entered into a drawing for PDF copies of Knight of the Dead by Jennifer Gravley, A New Dream by Elaine Cantrell, and The Wolf's Pursuit by Rachel Van Dyken. If by chance you've read these books, we'll find something else for you.
Jennifer Gravely is celebrating the signing of her second contract with Astraea Press. The book is called Set to Love and is a volleyball romance. Congrats, Jennifer!
 

15 comments:

Joselyn Vaughn said...

Congratulations to Rachel! And to you as well, Elaine, on your new release!

Elaine Cantrell said...

Thank you, Joselyn.

SherryGLoag said...

Great post Elaine, and congratulations on your new book. I love the cover.

Dawn said...

Congrats to Rachel ! I'm very excited for you too, Elaine! Excited about a new book to read! These all sound like great choices.

bn100 said...

Congrats!

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Tracy Krauss said...

I'm beginning to forget where I've been in this 'hop'! Congrats

Janice Hougland said...

Thanks, Elaine, for helping celebrate Rachel's new success and being on this blog hop. Rachel is a very deserving author. And I'm glad I "met" you on this hop and really appreciate the chance to win some books. jdh2690@gmail.com

Anonymous said...

Would love to win one. Not working and need a up lift. Thank you!

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Anonymous said...

I wasnt sure how to sign this. The one above is me. Debii Cantrell on your FB. :-)

jeff7salter said...

Well, I finally made it. Got busy with edits and still haven't shaken my cold/flu or whatever has been zonking me for the past 8 days.
Please enter me in the drawing.

Liz R said...

Congrats to you and Rachel!!!

Gunnar Grey said...

Looking forward to reading The Enchanted. I love fantasy romance! And CONGRATS ONCE MORE, RACHEL!!

CJz said...

I am so happy for Rachel's success! Your book The Enchanted sounds great!
Thanks for the giveaway!
booksaresanity at yahoo dot com

Shadow said...

Hi! Congrats to Rachel! Her books are so good! I cant get enough of them! I love that she puts them out so fast! :) My favorite of hers is The Ugly Duckling Debutante. Love it! Thanks for sharing and being apart of this great hop!
shadowluvs2read(at)gmail(dot)com

Jill said...

Congrats to both of you!