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September 25, 2020


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Sophia Krich-Brinton is delighted to share that her adult dystopian novel What They Stole was awarded 2nd place in the On The Far Side contest in the Sci Fi/Futuristic category.

Barbara Monier’s novel The Rocky Orchard was awarded the Silver Medal for Literary Fiction, Readers' Favorite Book Awards.

Kathleen M. Basi is thrilled to announce that her debut women's fiction The Lost Song will be published by Alcove Press.

Christine Adler is thrilled to announce that her debut poetry collection Undressing the Heart will be published by Finishing Line Press in January 2021.

Lissa Brown is excited to announce the release of her fourth novel Filthy Money published by Regal Crest Enterprises under their Quest imprint on October 1.

Susan Payne's historical novel Rescued by a Highlander was released September 9 by Wild Rose Press. In addition, Wild Rose Press will release Payne's The Texas Ranger and the Professor on October 12.

Andrea Nourse's fourth novel After Everything will be published on October 20.

LC Ahl announces that she has signed a contract with Black Rose Writing for her debut novel The Purple Lily to be released in July 2021. The work was completed in collaboration with CB Hartwell.

Laurie Buchanan's novel Indelible: A Sean McPherson Novel, Book One, will be published on April 6, 2021.

C.B. Lyall's short story "Moving On" was published in 25 Servings of SOOP by Something or Other Publishing. She's excited to announce that she's signed a new contract for her short story "Ma Hubbard's Bony Problem" to appear in the next edition of Servings of SOOP.

Stacy Carroll Swearingen is happy to share that her current manuscript SMOOCHIE STAYS FRESH was named a finalist in the Colorado Gold Rush Literary Awards Contest.

Rita Dragonette is a 2020 Readers' Favorite Award Finalist in the Fiction-Historical-Event/Era category.

Ginny Fite's sixth novel Possession was released by the Milford House imprint of Sunbury Press on September 13.

Joanne Guidoccio is happy to announce the release of No More Secrets by Soul Mate Publishing.

Jacquie Herz is thrilled to announce that she has signed a contract with Black Rose Writing for her debut novel Circumference of Silence, to be released in July 2021.

Jenn Bouchard's short story "Wink" will be published in Litbreak Magazine on September 15.

Jayne Barnard is pleased to announce that, after COVID delays, the audiobook for her 3rd Falls Mystery Why the Rock Falls (narrated by Marni Penning) is now scheduled for a January 2021 release.

Rebecca Hodge is excited to share the news that her next novel, currently titled Silver Run, will be released by Crooked Lane Books in November 2021. 

Joanne Kukanza Easley is pleased to announce that her second novel Just One Look will be released by Black Rose Writing on June 24, 2021.

Susan Payne is pleased to announce the summer release of The Persistent Marquess and A Forever Kind of Woman through publisher The Wild Rose Press.

The Sweetwater Series by Susan Payne has been released in four books, containing two stories each: “The Harrison Ranch,” “Macgregor's Mail Order Bride,” “A Midwife for Sweetwater,” “Jeremy's Home,” “New Face in Town,” “There's Always Hope,” “New Banker in Town,” and “Happy Endings".

Gina E. Springer Shirley is excited to announce that she was the winner of Yellow Bird Editors' Summer 2020 First Page contest.

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