holiday blog

December 15, 2009

Daily Dose Holiday Blog Giveaway: Celebrate!

Since we began the giveaway on Black Friday, the Daily Dose with the help of many fabulous authors has given away more than 30 gifts to the friends, sons, daughters, brothers, mothers and fathers of loved ones who nominated them for gifts. What began as a desire to give back some this holiday season has turned out far better than I could ever have imagined! As we end our holiday giveaway, we have just one final giveaway left. Today, I am offering five copies of my latest e-book novel: Prime Evil for the ones you nominate. Come away with me […]
December 14, 2009

Daily Dose Holiday Blog Giveaway: 13 to Xmas

Today, I would like to introduce you to a new author who’s novel is coming out next summer. Author Shannon Delany of the upcoming 13 TO LIFE (YA paranormal series from St. Martin’s Griffin, June 22) created this bookmark for our Daily Dose Holiday Blog Giveaway. The bookmark features hematite (the small silvery beads), pietersite (the larger lozenge-shaped blue bead) and two sparkly beads (because if it’s YA and paranormal it has to sparkle. The gemstone beads are significant; the blue pietersite is specifically tied in to part of Shannon’s debut novel and specifically symbolic. To quote from the book, […]
December 13, 2009

Daily Dose Holiday Blog Giveaway: Kitty Came Upon a Midnight Clear

What do you get with a werewolf named Kitty, a radio show and a fresh look at werewolves in literature? The answer is Carrie Vaughn’s exciting first book in the Kitty Norville series: Kitty and the Midnight Hour. My husband picked this up on a whim because the title sounded like something I would read and as usual, he was right. I adored the fresh take on werewolves and supernatural politics set against the backdrop of a night time talk radio show. Vaughn captures the nuances of talk radio, but adds wonderful spice with Kitty’s very “normal” reactions to the […]
December 11, 2009

Daily Dose Holiday Blog Giveaway: Come to Ashby and See

Remembering Ashby is a tale of love and passion that began as the backstory for the upcoming novel The Forgotten. As with all stories, it took on a life of its own. Melanie and Adam are very dear to my heart and their love story is one of sweet romance, rich history and tender passion. Today, I want to share this romance with someone you love. You may also enjoy the free short story that follows it and leads to the sequel. Discover Forget to Remember on my website. Remembering Ashby Peace among the clans has been nonexistent for the […]
December 10, 2009

Daily Dose Holiday Blog Giveaway: Frolic and Play, the Paranormal Way

Good morning, the weather outside is truly getting frightful as the cold snap seems to be here to stay in the United States. It was 25 degrees Fahrenheit in Texas yesterday morning — brrrrr cold. But we’ve been handing out some hot books to ward off the chill all week and today is no exception. Joining us for today’s giveaway is author Shirin Dubbin. I met Shirin via Twitter over the summer when her book Keeper of the Way released. The story was delightful and the author even more so. I now count Shirin among my very dearest friends, few […]