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Good News Friday!

Laurie London winners announced here!


Sometime next week I'll be hosting a contest on my Facebook Fan page, so stop by and "like" or whatever it is (I am so bad about this learning the names of this stuff!) the page so you'll get the announcement!  


In the next few…


Added by Gena Showalter on January 28, 2011 at 8:33am — 2 Comments

Contest Winners

The Laurie London contest winners are...


Tracey D

Kirstyn Walters

Stephanie Palmer

Stephanie McCarthy

Lisa Boggs


Message me here at the site with your addy and I'll put the books in the mail!  Congrats!!

Added by Gena Showalter on January 27, 2011 at 6:16pm — 2 Comments


I'll do my best to draw the 5 winners of the Laurie London contest later this evening (just gotta get some work done first -- decided to start yet again with Paris's story, but this time I'm sure I'm on the right track :) So, there's still time to enter if you haven't.   


Also, I'm happy to tell you about something new I'll be writing!  I hinted at the Twitter chat that my…


Added by Gena Showalter on January 27, 2011 at 9:22am — 8 Comments


I'm giving away 5 copies of BONDED BY BLOOD, a debut paranormal romance by Laurie London.  Laurie and I share the same amazing editor.  And this is the editor who helps me keep those naughty Lords of the Underworld in line.  :)  …


Added by Gena Showalter on January 26, 2011 at 10:16am — 96 Comments


If you'd like a chance to win an ARC -- advanced reading copy -- of my upcoming On the Hunt, follow this link which will take you to Larissa Ione's facebook fan page.  "Like" her while you're there because she is AMAZING.  Her books are AMAZING.  And she's one of the coolest people you'll ever meet!  


Added by Gena Showalter on January 21, 2011 at 1:17pm — 7 Comments

Good News Friday!

Tell your good news here!


Next week, I'm beyond excited for the release of Nalini Singh's Archangel's Consort!  SUCH a rich, lush book!! Seriously, if you haven't tried this series, you are missing out.  AMAZING!!!  


And guess what I got?  An ARC of Larissa Ione's…


Added by Gena Showalter on January 21, 2011 at 10:36am — 6 Comments


I turned in the proposal for The Darkest Seduction (first three chapters)  Hopefully, I got it right this time :)


Two must have reads for me this week:  Shadowfever by Karen Marie Moning and Call Me Irresistable by Susan Elizabeth Pillips.  Love these ladies!  I've adored everything I've ever read from them.  Also, a new

author I'm excited to try is Laurie London, Bonded By Blood.


Back copy for…


Added by Gena Showalter on January 20, 2011 at 11:30am — 3 Comments

Beefcake Monday, contest, and reviews!

For a chance to win an ARC of The Darkest Secret, help us spread the word about On the Hunt!  Details are here.


Here's a review of On the Hunt.  And…


Added by Gena Showalter on January 17, 2011 at 6:35pm — 5 Comments

On the Hunt...Contest!

Contest time has come again!  For your chance to win an Advanced Reading Copy of The Darkest Secret, click on the "Spread the Word" button, and help us spread the word about the upcoming release of On the Hunt!!  (Contest will run until mid-Fed, and the more points you build, the better your chance of winning!) …

On the Hunt by Gena Showalter

Added by Gena Showalter on January 15, 2011 at 6:41pm — 10 Comments

The Darkest Seduction (and Good News Friday)

So, I told you how I'd written the first two chapters of Paris's story -- then chucked them.  Told you how I started again.  Wrote two more chapters.  Well, last night I chucked those and wrote a new chapter one :) Today I'm going over that chapter and hope to write #2.  And this time I have a very clear picture in my head, so all should be well. Plus, I talked to my oh, so amazing editor and we worked through some problems I (cough Paris cough) was having.  


And I am…


Added by Gena Showalter on January 14, 2011 at 8:32am — 8 Comments


If you've ever illegally downloaded a copy of a book, thought about illegally downloading, posted an illegal download, or sold an ebook, please read this.  Torrents can kill an author's career, and sadly, it's only been getting worse.

Added by Gena Showalter on January 12, 2011 at 12:12pm — No Comments

The Darkest Seduction and a Darkest Secrets snippet

Monday I wrote chapter 1 of Paris's story, and I was happy with it.  Yesterday I wrote chapter two.  I struggled with that chapter two for hours -- and hours.  Something was bugging me.  Big time.  But I didn't know what it was, what to do, or where I'd gone wrong.  Until last night.  I started in the wrong place with the wrong tone.  So, I'm ditching both chapters and starting from scratch.  


One day, after the book's release, I will post both of those chapters so you guys…


Added by Gena Showalter on January 12, 2011 at 8:30am — 10 Comments

Manga Lords

So many of you asked, so I thought I'd post a new blog about this rather than stick the answer in an old thread.  The publisher says there are no plans as of yet to make English/manga versions of the Lords of the Underworld.  I'll be praying that changes, and will let you know if it does!!

Added by Gena Showalter on January 10, 2011 at 2:54pm — 6 Comments

Beefcake Monday!

Another 2 weeks until the release of On the Hunt!  I am so excited!  We'll be hosting another "Spread the Word" contest.  I'll let you known the moment the page is… Continue

Added by Gena Showalter on January 10, 2011 at 8:45am — 4 Comments

SEALed with a Kiss by Jill Monroe

SEALed With A Kiss by Jill Monroe is officially out!  Check it out here, you won't want to miss it!!  Here's a little about it:


Thanks to her distracted sister, hotel owner Rachel Sutherland is now alone to greet uberhot Navy…


Added by Gena Showalter on January 9, 2011 at 8:52am — 3 Comments

Lord of the Underworld comic books!

Just a quick note!  I am so excited to tell you there will now be a Japanese edition and a manga comic book edition of the first three Lord of the Underworld novels.  You can check out some of the stunning graphics here.

Added note: If you'd like the English versions, they are now available for Darkest Night (part…


Added by Gena Showalter on January 4, 2011 at 11:00am — 29 Comments

Happy New Year (and Beefcake Monday a little early)!

Wow.  I simply can't believe it's 2011.  I spent my holiday...working LOL  Yes, I am one exciting woman.  As I look back, I am floored by your generosity and support.  The milestones you guys helped me achieve . . . I can never thank you enough!  Unraveled, my first young adult book to hit the New York Times.  Ecstasy in Darkness, my first Alien Hu…


Added by Gena Showalter on January 2, 2011 at 3:30am — 9 Comments

Note from Gena

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Thank you so much!


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