Monday, March 9, 2009

Book and Author News - March 09, 2009

Inn Boonsboro created by bestselling author Nora Roberts, combines the luxury of a 5 star boutique hotel with the charm and warmth of a bed and breakfast. I’ve been working on the website for the Inn and had the opportunity to attend the grand opening party last month. The rooms are incredible, every detail from the furniture, art, linens, to the amazing baths have been designed for comfort and style. What a great getaway! Check out the rooms on the website.

Get ready for Movie nights—Lifetime will be premiering movies from Nora Roberts Books on Saturday nights starting Sat March 21st.

Northern Lights - Sat. March 21

Midnight Bayou - Sat March 28

High Noon - Sat. April 4

Tribute - Sat. April 11

And on the subject of Nora, Roberts, her new J. D. Robb novel, Promises in Death is now available. It’s number #1 this week on Publisher’s Weekly Hardcover list. You can order an autographed copy from Turn the Page Books.

A Amarylis Coltraine may have recently transferred to the New York City police force from Atlanta, but she’s been a cop long enough to know how to defend herself against an assailant. When she’s taken down just steps away from her apartment, killed with her own weapon, for Eve the victim isn’t just “one of us.” Eve is going to break this case, whatever it takes.

Alison Buckholtz (my niece) has a beautifully written and heart felt memoir “Standing By – The Making of an American Military Family in a Time of War”. Check out her salute to Military Families, in her Homecoming Day Video There are many resources for military families on her website

The book will be in stores on April 2. You can preorder from

The Highland Groom, by Sarah Gabriel. Avon, 1/09. To fulfill a promise, Fiona MacCarran travels into the misty Highlands to teach at a glen school. To save his clan, Dougal MacGregor smuggles the finest whisky. Can a law-abiding Lowland lass and an outlawed Highland rebel ever find common ground, let alone love?Read more on Sarah's website.

Congratulations to Jo Beverley and Loretta Chase! Jo’s A Lady’s Secret and Loretta’s Your Scandalous Ways were both listed on the Reader’s Advisor Online list of Great Romances of 2008. Your Scandalous Ways also made the AAR Annual Reader Poll list for Best Historical Romance Set Outside the U.K. and Best Love Scenes.

LADY MACBETH, Susan Fraser King (trade paperback release) - 4/09

THE SECRET WEDDING, by Jo Beverley - 4/09

Jessica Garrett’s new poetry book Fire Pond (this year's addition to the Agha Shahid Ali Prize Series) is currently available for pre-order on Amazon. The official release date is March 31.)

Coming events: O3/11 – Pat Rice will be hosting Ella March Chase, who will be a Wench guest this month. She will be talking about her recent release, The Virgin Queen’s Daughter, a fictionalized Queen Elizabeth historical wherein the queen hides an illegitimate daughter n the Word Wenches

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