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Video: Interview with Ryan Aldred and Rum Luck (A Bar on a Beach Mystery)

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Sand. Monkeys. Murder. Ben Cooper was supposed to be on his Pacific honeymoon. Not waking up in a Costa Rican prison cell with no memory of the night before.Then again, Ben never thought he would catch his fiancée with some clown – literally. Or that his friend Miguel would drag him to the surf paradise of Tamarindo before Aunt Mildred could ask why they cancelled the open bar reception. But surely his friend and lawyer Victoria didn’t need to fly down from Toronto overnight. After all, the police would let him go once he sobered up and paid his fine. Right? Except for the little matter of a murder. And Ben’s buying a beachside bar from the victim, hours before…

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Video: Interview with Diane Saxton and Peregrine Island: A Novel

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The Peregrine family’s lives are turned upside down one summer when so-called “art experts” appear on the doorstep of their Connecticut island home to appraise a favorite heirloom painting. When incriminating papers, as well as other paintings, are discovered behind the artwork in question, the appraisal turns into a full-fledged investigation. Antagonism mounts between grandmother, mother, and child, who begin to suspect one another, as well as the shady newcomers in their midst, of foul play. As the summer progresses and the Peregrines discover facts about their past in the course of the investigation, they learn that people―including them―are not always who they appear to be. But when they uncover the painting’s deepest secret, it gives them the gift of…

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Latest Giveaways From This Week’s Featured AuthorBuzz Authors

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Dear Reader, See what this week’s authors have to say! In each AuthorBuzz note you’ll receive invitations to join contests, get free books, bookplates or bookmarks, read personal stories, and more. Dear Reader, The agony of plucking daisy petals trying to figure out if the person “loves them” or “loves them not” makes the best romances for me. My latest pits two strong willed characters against each other. To impress the politician courting her and help her family, Lydia King is determined to obtain a donation to the Teaville Moral Society from the wealthiest man in town, Nicholas Lowe. But when complications arise, Lydia must decide where her beliefs—and heart—truly align. To win one of five copies of A Heart Most Certain,…

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Video: Interview with BJ Daniels and Into Dust (The Montana Hamiltons)

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The Montana Hamiltons by New York Times bestselling author B.J. Daniels  He’s meant to protect her, but what is this cowboy keeping from her about the danger she’s facing?  As the daughter of a presidential candidate, Cassidy Hamilton left the Montana family ranch to escape notoriety and live her own life. But when someone tries to abduct her off a Houston sidewalk, Cassidy finds protection in the tall, dark and sexy form of cowboy Jack Durand. The gorgeous Texan doesn’t recognize her, wants nothing from her and is determined to keep her safe. Jack hates keeping secrets from the beautiful Cassidy, but he knows more about her kidnapping attempt than he’s admitting. Forced on the run, Jack and Cassidy begin…

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See what AuthorBuzz authors have to say! Get free books, and more

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Dear Reader, See what this week’s authors have to say! In each AuthorBuzz note you’ll receive invitations to join contests, get free books, bookplates or bookmarks, read personal stories, and more. Dear Reader, It’s been a year since our last foray into the underworld, but our fallen angel hero, Zhubaal, has waited much longer than that to have his story told. He’s been searching for the lost love of his life for decades, but now that he’s found her again, can he accept who – and what – she is? Please write to [email protected] to win one of five copies. http://www.1001darknights.com/2016-books/larissa-ione-z/ Dear Reader Maggie McDonald may be a professional organizer, but that does not stop her life from falling out of sorts.…

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Video: Interview with Rachel Hauck and The Wedding Shop

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From New York Times bestselling author of The Wedding Dress comes The Wedding Shop. Two women separated by decades. Both set out to help others find their dreams when their own have crumbled. It’s the early 1930s, but Cora Scott is walking in stride as a career woman ?after having inherited her great aunt’s wedding shop in Heart’s Bend, Tennessee, where brides come from as far away as Birmingham to experience her famed bridal treatment. Meanwhile, Cora is counting down the days until her own true love returns from the river to make her his bride. But days turn into months and months to years. All the while, Birch Good continues to woo Cora and try to show her that while he is…

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30 Minutes With… Cathy Gillen Thacker, author of A Texas Soldier’s Family

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BookTrib presents 30 Minutes With… Cathy Gillen Thacker, author of A Texas Soldier’s Family. DON’T MESS WITH THIS TEXAN!  On the last leg of his tour of duty, Captain Garrett Lockhart is summoned home to Laramie, Texas, to handle an urgent family matter—a scandal that could destroy the enduring legacy of the Lockharts. Except it’s already being “handled” by Hope Winslow, a professional crisis manager. Hope is also the beautiful single mother of the most adorable baby boy the Army doctor has ever seen. Garrett is resisting Hope’s efforts at damage control—and pushing her clearly defined boundaries. Too bad she can’t resist him…and fantasies of a future with her Lone Star soldier! Meet the Author CATHY GILLEN THACKER is a…

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See what AuthorBuzz authors have to say! Get free books, and more

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Dear Reader, See what this week’s authors have to say! In each AuthorBuzz note you’ll receive invitations to join contests, get free books, bookplates or bookmarks, read personal stories, and more. Dear Reader, Writing as Laura Childs, I’ve penned the New York Times bestselling Tea Shop and Scrapbook Mysteries.  Now, under my own name, I’m proud to introduce Little Girl Gone, the first in my Afton Tangler Thriller series.  And what a thriller this is . . . On a frozen night in an affluent Minneapolis neighborhood, a baby is abducted from her home and her teenage babysitter violently assaulted.  The parents are frantic, the police are baffled, and the trail is growing cold.  Enter Afton Tangler, family liaison officer who pulls…

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Video: Missed It? Watch After Dark with Elisabeth Naughton and Unchained: An Eternal Guardians Novella

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PROMETHEUS – One of the keenest Titans to ever walk the earth. Until, that is, his weakness for the human race resulted in his imprisonment. For thousands of years, Prometheus’s only certainty was his daily torture at Zeus’s hand. Now, unchained by the Eternal Guardians, he spends his days in solitude, trying to forget the past. He’s vowed no allegiance in the war between mortal and immortal, but when a beautiful maiden seeks him out and begs for his help, he’s once again powerless to say no. Soon, Prometheus is drawn into the very conflict he swore to avoid, and, to save the maiden’s life, he must choose sides. But she has a secret of her own, and if Prometheus…

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Video: Missed It? Interview with Robert Dugoni and the Tracy Crosswhite Series

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Detective Tracy Crosswhite has a skill, and a soft spot, for tackling unsolved crimes. Having lost her own sister to murder at a young age, Tracy has dedicated her career to bringing justice and closure to the families and friends of victims of crime. So when Jenny, a former police academy classmate and protégé, asks Tracy to help solve a cold case that involves the suspicious suicide of a Native American high school girl forty years earlier, Tracy agrees. Following up on evidence Jenny’s detective father collected when he was the investigating deputy, Tracy probes one small town’s memory and finds dark, well-concealed secrets hidden within the community’s fabric. Can Tracy uphold the promise she’s made to the dead girl’s…

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Eyes on the prize! Giveaways!

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Comment for a chance to win one of this week’s brand spanking new titles. A Man of Genius by Lynn Rosen Samuel Grafton-Hall is a man of genius who demands reverence from all. A renowned architect, his point of view is not universally shared by students, critics, and colleagues – but this is of little consequence to Grafton-Hall, for he revels in his misanthropy. Immune to the barbs of the masses, Grafton-Hall also suffers no qualms about his personal peccadilloes and perversions. An unrepentant womanizer, Grafton-Hall leaves colleagues, friends, and lovers deeply scarred from having known him. And then there is the murder. The question of guilt is of less consequence than the question of whether the gift of genius…

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Get Dolled Up For These Giveaways!

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Comment for a chance to win one of this week’s brand spanking new titles. Do Big Small Things by Bruce Poon Tip Armed with this rough-and-tumble field journal, prepare to embark on a wondrous, eclectic journey packed with inspiration and activities from around the globe. Page by page, it will challenge you to write, rip, make, and share as you blast out of your comfort zone, dream big, and pay it forward. Wherever you find yourself—on a plane, trekking through Nepal, or in your living room—this book will inspire you to create a vibrant record of your adventures and to push the limits of your mind. The result is a deeply personal gallery of shared surprises, hidden treasures, sudden epiphanies,…

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This Week’s Authors Offer Insight and Highlight Giveaways

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Dear Reader, See what this week’s authors have to say! In each AuthorBuzz note you’ll receive invitations to join contests, get free books, bookplates or bookmarks, read personal stories, and more. Dear Reader, Ever wonder what it might have been like to experience the plagues of Exodus? Encounter the familiar Bible story in a fresh new way, through the eyes of an Egyptian slave who flees with the Hebrews into the wilderness but refuses to surrender to the invisible God that destroyed her country. For a chance to win one of five copies of Counted with the Stars, email me at [email protected] with the subject: “AuthorBuzz Contest.” Connilyn Cossette http://www.connilyncossette.com/ Dear Reader, I’m giving away five copies of The Last Painting of…

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Groomable Giveaways!

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Comment for a chance to win one of this week’s brand spanking new titles. Hammer Head: The Making of a Carpenter by Nina MacLaughlin A warm and inspiring book for anyone who has ever dreamed of changing tracks: the story of a young woman who quit her desk job to become a carpenter. Nina MacLaughlin spent her twenties working at a Boston newspaper, sitting behind a desk and staring at a screen. Yearning for more tangible work, she applied for a job she saw on Craigslist―Carpenter’s Assistant: Women strongly encouraged to apply―despite being a Classics major who couldn’t tell a Phillips from a flathead screwdriver. She got the job, and in Hammer Head she tells the rich and entertaining story of becoming…

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Jump For Joy! Giveaways!

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Comment for a chance to win one of this week’s brand spanking new titles. Normal Norman by Tara Lazar What is “normal?” That’s the question an eager young scientist, narrating her very first book, hopes to answer. Unfortunately, her exceedingly “normal” subject—an orangutan named Norman—turns out to be exceptionally strange. He speaks English, sleeps in a bed, loves his stuffed toy, goes bananas over pizza, and even deep-sea dives! Oh, no: what’s a “normal” scientist to do? A humorous look at the wackiness that makes us all special— and a gentle reminder that “normal” can’t ever be defined!     Live Happy: Ten Practices for Choosing Joy by Deborah K. Heisz An eye-opening shift of perspective on the secret of authentic happiness:…

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Video: Missed It? Live Interview with Andrea Laurence and The CEO’s Unexpected Child

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CLAIMING HIS CHILD…AT ANY COST  A shocking fertility clinic mix-up has resulted in Luca Moretti fathering a child with a woman he’s never met. There’s no way the CEO will walk away from his baby girl. But he has thirty days to convince her distractingly beautiful mother to do exactly what he wants. Widow Claire Douglas is still reeling from the loss of her husband when she discovers a stranger has fathered her child. And the rich bachelor will stop at nothing to gain joint custody. How can she possibly fight a man with such money and power…and a charm she can’t resist? Sponsored by About Lola Cosmetics Fresh, Spirited & Sexy Lola Cosmetics has been at the forefront of the…

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