Happy Birthday Rebel Ink Press!

SummerLovin_Button (2)Welcome to Anna’s World! Happy third birthday Rebel Ink Press! We’re all about Summer Lovin’ here today. What do you love about summer? I love ROAD TRIPS!

That’s one of my favorite things and this year we took a road trip the week of July 4th to Iowa to visit our son and his family. Every year for the past six years, our son’s employer throws a huge holiday bash, a hog roast, carry-in dinner, and fireworks show. Our son, who been trained to do so, in in charge of the show from start to finish, including choosing, purchasing, choreographing, setting up for, and setting off the fabulous nearly thirty minute show. And I do mean spectacular! People come from miles around to watch his show and he has become somewhat of a celebrity over the years in his small town, at least for one night each year! It was a proud moment for his family to be a part of it this year as we hadn’t been able to attend in previous years.

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That was one of the summer lovin’ moments for me this year. Now as summer draws to an end, we have some more fun for you as we celebrate Rebel Ink Press turning three. Some of Rebels’ titles are priced at $.99 through August 17, including my own, Unlikely Lovers. We are also having a huge giveaway which includes a kindle, some awesome swag, and some signed paperbacks, including a copy of my Sunny’s Love. I’ll post a list of participating authors at the end so you can click on them and visit each one. Be sure and click on the rafflecopter link on each one to enter the giveaway!

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Another of my Rebel releases, Remember Our Promise just came out last week. This has to be, hands down, one of my favorite books, for several reasons.

David and Lily were high school sweethearts, who made a promise to each other one hot August night, before they both left for different colleges. They promised to reconnect the year they turned thirty…and they went their separate ways…weird thing to promise you say? Well, as fate would have it, they ran into each other quite by accident…and you guessed it…it was twelve years later. Hmm, wonder what happens next? Do you think he remembers the promise? Does she?

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You can find out by purchasing the book, Remember Our Promise at Barnes&Noble, Bookstrand, AllRomance, or Amazon as an ebook or at Amazon as a paperback. The readers who’ve enjoyed the book so far requested that I write a sequel and since I usually try to do what the readers want, there will be two more making up the Promises Trilogy in 2014. I already have the titles and storylines in my mind, so just as soon as I finish some other projects, the readers will get their wish.

I’ve often said Remember Our Promise wrote itself…and it did…literally. It took me along for the ride and it was an exciting one, let me tell you. David is quickly becoming a favorite “book boyfriend” among my readers or so I’ve been told. If you haven’t had the pleasure of meeting him yet, I suggest you give him a try.

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Thanks for stopping by today to help us celebrate Rebel turning three and be sure you visit all the other blogs and sign up for the giveaway at each one.

HL Wampler                                      DR Slaten                                            Vivian Proud

Nancy LaPonzina                              Joanne C Berroa                               Lila Munro

Melissa Keir                                       Lori J Gordon                                     Sara Bella

Donna Steele                                    Lee Ann Sontheimer Murphy     Juliette Springs

Suzzana C Ryan                                 Kate Roth                                            Anna Kristell

Wendy Smith                                    BethAnn Buehler                             Eden Glenn

Jane Wakely                                      Nora Snowdon                                  Erica Bayne

Britni Hill                                            BL Morticia                                         KD Ferguson

Bethany Cross                                   E Jaime                                                 Blair McDowell

Winfield H Strock III                       JL Oiler                                                 Alex Jones

Cassandre Dayne                             DH Black                                              Al Lohn

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Until next time,

Love, Anna

 

Save A Tree…Read An E-Book…Or Two…Or…

EarthDayHop_ButtonWelcome to Anna’s World once again. I’m pleased to be a part of Rebel Ink Press’s Earth Day Blog Hop this year, along with several other Rebel authors. Since it’s Earth Day, what better way to get your green on than to read an e-book? Since I became involved in the world of e-books this year, many people have asked why are my books e-books, what’s the big thing with e-readers etc… I’ll have to admit, I was a paperback/hardback reader myself, like a lot of my readers. Since discovering my kindle, though, I rarely pick up anything else. Amazingly, many of my family and friends bought Nooks and Kindles solely for the purpose of downloading MY books and have told me they love them and don’t know why they waited so long to make the purchase. I always tell people that are still hesitant to use the free kindle app, before purchasing one. and most of them find they love it. Of course, there will always be those who actually want the feel of a “book” in their hands when they read, and that’s fine, but think of all the paper being saved, and think of all the stories you can carry around with you on your e-reader when you travel. Think about how many “books” you’d have to carry in its place…now I’ll bet you never thought of that, did you?

I have a couple of suggestions for that Nook or Kindle of yours. Rebel Ink Press has released two of my romances so far this year with a few more coming later in the year. Let’s talk about the two already out. One or both of them may be just the kind of read you’re looking for. I write contemporary romance, a sweeter sexy read, not erotica. Don’t let that stop you, though, because I’ve had readers who only normally read paranormal, or DD, or mystery, or Sci-Fi, tell me they read one of my books as a favor to me or out of curiosity, or for something different. Guess what-yep-you guessed it…they were pleasantly surprised to find it was a refreshing change of pace for them. I’ve had erotica readers tell me they loved my stories, they’re sweet, sexy, romantic, hot, real old-fashioned romance. One reader said after reading Sunny’s Love, “Vanilla will never be the same.” So no matter what your normal style of reading may be, step out of the norm, go green, read an e-book with a little different flavor than what you’re used to. You might find you like it!

UnlikelyLovers_CoverUNLIKELY LOVERS

When Army Major Jessica Walsh meets local factory worker, Cody Jones, she finds herself staring straight into the eyes of the man who’s been haunting her dreams for the past few nights. Fresh from a breakup with her cheating ex, Jessica sets out to seduce the sexy brown-eyed man in the hopes of a brief rebound affair. Getting more than she bargained for, she falls in love with him, but has kept a secret about who she really is.

 

On the night she plans to tell him the truth, Cody plans to propose. But before either of those things can take place, they run into Jessica’s ex, who cruelly spills the beans. Angry and heartbroken, Cody ends the relationship, turning to a bottle for comfort. Jessica’s hurt, she accepts his decision. While they find they can’t stay away from each other, they can’t seem to work out their differences, either. Will the unlikely lovers be able to overcome the obstacles in their lives and find their happy ever after?

***Author Note:  Yes, Jessica and Cody soon find out that half-truths and deceit are the quickest way to end a relationship, no matter how strong the attraction…follow their journey as they attempt to rebuild their lives after sweet, passionate love and devastating heartbreak. Will they do it apart…or together… or will they destroy each other in the process?  Walks around the lake, enjoying the beautiful, green scenery, the trees, water, and mountains are a favorite with these two, by the way.

Buy Links for Unlikely Lovers:

AMAZON: http://www.amazon.com/Unlikely-Lovers-ebook/dp/B00BA4RF44

BARNES & NOBLE: http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/unlikely-lovers-anna-kristell/1114292647?ean=2940015990409

ARe: https://www.allromanceebooks.com/pro

SUNNY’S LOVE

sunnys-love-cover.jpgAnd my latest Rebel release and one that I’ve had a lot of readers tell me they absolutely LOVED…is…Sunny’s Love. I know if you’ve been following my blog, I’ve posted quite a few times about this book, but as more and more readers contact me personally and tell me how much they liked it, I feel others need to be given the opportunity to know a little about it…so I’ve posted a few excerpts…in last week’s post and one a few weeks before that. Feel free to check those out. Here’s the Blurb for SUNNY’S LOVE.

Sunny Drake has had a few bad years.  First she lost her beloved father. Then her long time boyfriend married someone else.  Now the doctor she works for is retiring. When Sunny meets widowed, restaurant mogul Chase Dupont, who is suddenly in need of a nanny, she agrees to take the job, never dreaming the journey it will lead her on.

 

To save his business from being taken over by another company, Chase asks Sunny to marry him. It will be a marriage of convenience but it will be for life. She agrees since she’s already in love with him. But can she make him love her, too?

 

When Sunny suffers a fall and lies unconscious for days, Chase realizes all he’s ever wanted is Sunny’s Love. But a mystery begins to unravel as they realize Sunny’s fall wasn’t an accident. Someone is trying to murder her. Will Sunny and Chase get the chance to admit their true feelings to each other?  Or is it too late?

 ***Author Note:  Sunny and Chase, ah…not your ordinary couple, but the heat between the two of them is undeniable. From walks on a sunny Florida beach to Sunny’s solitary walks in the woods behind their Des Moines home, they know how to enjoy the beauty of nature. Find out why readers of many other genres are loving this book. A little bit sweet, a little bit sexy, and a little bit of mystery thrown in.

Buy Links for Sunny’s Love:

AMAZON: http://www.amazon.com/Sunnys-Love-ebook/dp/B00C5UM8S0

BARNES & NOBLE: http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/sunnys-love-anna-kristell/1046377408?ean=2940016601915

ARe: https://www.allromanceebooks.com/product-sunny039slove-1150429-148.html

Don’t forget to check out all my fellow Rebel authors on the rest of the hop. And did I hear something about Giveaways? Why yes, I think I did. For starters, I’m giving away an e-book copy of Sunny’s Love. All you have to do is comment on this post. At the end of the week, I’ll choose a winner. Leave your email address in the comment so I can get in touch with  you if you’re the lucky winner.

There’s also some fabulous swag and a kindle paperwhite to be given away.

Visit http://www.rebelinkpress.com/RebelReasoning/ for a list of all the blogs to visit and click on the Rafflecopter link to enter the drawing for the swag and kindle. That’s all there is to it!

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As always, thanks for stopping by. Come back to Anna’s world anytime where I’m usually talking about my crazy life as a writer, or telling you about one of my books. Every once in awhile, someone stops by to chat and I’ll have a few guests in the next few weeks so you’re not going to want to miss that!!

Until then,

Love, Anna 🙂

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