Saturday, September 29, 2007
Many of you who get the Romantic Times Magazine will receive the newest issue Monday, October 1. In it will be an ad for Highland Press advertising three HP books - Into The Woods by RR Smythe; The Sense of Honor by Ashley Kath-Bilsky; and my one-author anthology, Cat O' Nine Tales. The other two books are already out; mine goes to Press on Monday, so there will be a small delay before they reach Amazon and other online outlets.
This collection has eight of my stories -short stories and novellas - many have received awards. Its ninth tale is a new novella. Highland Press is putting them into the Collector's Edition, tradesize paperback, because they received so many requests to have my works under one cover for collectors.
So do hang on!! If you would like to be notified of when the books are hitting the shelves, you can go to my website and use the contact me button to email me and get on the notification list. That way you will know precisely when the books are shipping.
The stories are: Bad Cat; Getting It In The End; Double, Double, Toil & Trouble; Rider in the Storm; Devil in Spurs; All I Want For Christmas Is A Hula-hoop...And A Mother; Blue Christmas Cat; Chicken What Du Hell?; and A Very Special Man.
They are an eclectic mix of Contemporary, Historical and Paranormal Romances, and each story has a very unusual feline. So this book will delight Romance readers who especially love cats. A super gift just in time for the Holidays!
Because I am a deep cat lover, half of all my royalties will be donated to Alley Cats to help them with their great efforts in rescuing feral cats worldwide. (www.alleycats.org)
Thursday, September 27, 2007
Riding the Thunder, my fourth novel, second for Dorchester's Love Spell had been released this week. To celebrate, I have just launched my "Name that Cat" Contest
You can win copies of my books and Mike Duncan's CD, that has both versions
of "Lost for Words" that I used on my book videos.
So watch the videos - discover the cat's name and enter!
Friday, September 21, 2007
the Dragons of Challon Book 2: In Her Bed
Rating: 5 Clovers
Lady Aithinne Ogilvie is willing to do whatever it takes to save the people of Lyonglen, anything including bedding a man for the sole intent of getting pregnant. She sends her brothers to locate a suitable man, but her brothers instead return with Damien St. Giles. Damien is the cousin of the feared Black Dragon (see Julian Challon’s story in A RESTLESS KNIGHT) and a man who will be missed- not the sort of man Aithinne was looking for at all! And he’s definitely not the sort of man she can keep shackled to the bed for a week during Beltane as Oona’s magic dictates to ensure a baby is conceived!
Damien has long dreamed of a woman, and thought he’d found her in Julian’s soon-to-be wife, Tamlyn. However, Aithinne is practically the spitting image of Tamlyn, only taller and with freckles. Neither Aithinne nor Damien is prepared for the attraction that sparks between them. Will love flourish between Aithinne and Damien after such an inauspicious beginning?
Deborah MacGillivray has a writing style that is pure magic! In the hands of such a gifted storyteller, the reader is transported back to these turbulent and chaotic years in Scottish history. The tension of the times comes vividly alive, as Damien and Aithinne are caught up in the intrigue as Scotland and England clash.
IN HER BED continues along the storyline first started in A RESTLESS KNIGHT. However, IN HER BED is easily a stand alone as Deborah MacGillivray provides readers with all the necessary information to enjoy this rich and lush tale. I didn’t think she could top A RESTLESS KNIGHT for its sheer poetic and haunting style, but IN HER BED exceeds even the high caliber of the first book. Aithinne is a character that is so easy to relate to. Overshadowed by the beauty of her cousin Tamlyn, Aithinne has insecurities that run quite deep. Damien’s unrequited love of Tamlyn only adds to her feelings and there are some scenes that are so gut-wrenching that you’ll want to have a box of Kleenex handy. Aithinne’s three brothers add just the right touch of humor so that this powerful tale isn’t overwhelming. Deborah MacGillivray infuses such passion and emotion into this poignant and memorable tale that it is guaranteed to be a hit.
Reviewed by Debbie
Tuesday, September 18, 2007
In the two years since she has written:
The Ravencliff Bride (Sept 2005) Dorchester
The Waterlord (April 2005) Dorchester
The Falcon's Bride (Sept 2006) Dorchester
Blood Moon (March 2007) Dorchester
The Brotherhood (June 2007) Dorchester
The Marsh Hawk (July 2007) Dorchester
The Lord of the Deep (August 2007) Kensington
The Privateer (December 2007) Dorchester
The Ravening (February 2008) Dorchester
Eros Island (anthology) (February 2008) Kensington
Lord of The Dark (July 2008) Kensington
Prisoner of the Flames TBA, Kensington
Lord of the Forest TBA, Dorchester
Lord of the Fire TBA, Kensington
Sexy Beast 4 (anthology) Spring 2008, Kensington
I wanna be Dawn Thompson when I grow up!!