Saturday, June 30, 2007

All Weekend Loop Chat for FB authors!

Next weekend, July 7 and 8, is an all weekend promo bash on Freya's Bower Authorchat.

Authors! Get your excerpts ready! Your special announcements! Your contests!

Readers and fans, come and join us. Post your questions, ask what inspires us, poke us to give you more hot reading material. 

All weekend long, everyone! Plenty of time to drop in and join the party. :D

Saturday, June 23, 2007

SECOND SIGHT ~ 2 Great Reviews!

Second Sight

by Debbie Mumford

ISBN: 1-934069-51-5

A mysterious grimoire of Celtic origins has been linked to two murders. To break the case, psychic investigator Zach Douglass seeks the assistance of a gifted translator, beautiful Jenny Murdoch. But Jenny has a dark secret. She's spent years repressing a potent psychic talent: her 'tiger', which she believes killed her parents. Jenny will crack the grimoire and learn to trust her tiger, but she'll fall under suspicion for the murders. And one of the victim's was Zach's fiancée.

Available from Freya's Bower

Reviewers have said:

This was an absorbing paranormal tale filled with suspense and passion ... The characters were strong and well developed ... Paranormal and erotica readers alike will not be able to put this one down.
~~ Inez Daylong, May, 2007 issue of Affaire de Coeur

A riveting read where the first sentence packs a punch and delivers the hook that had me gripped until the end. Some superb delivery lurks within the pages of Second Sight, along with excellent imagery ... My eyes tumbled over the sentences in a bid to read as quickly as I could ... Buy it and love it, readers. A solid and delightful read.
~~White Russian from Cocktail Reviews
~~ 5 Champagne Flutes
~~ Read the entire review here.

Thursday, June 21, 2007

New releases, an award, and a print release

What's happening at Freya's Bower? We have some new releases, a book coming out in print in July, and an award for one of our books! Be sure to check our coming soon page to see what we have in the works.

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Loved Him to Death: Haru of Sachoné House by K.M. Frontain

Haru, merchant prince of Sachoné House, sails into the port of Verdant on a day when Ardu magic normally rejects outsiders of the faith. Despite that he is an infidel, Haru is chosen to be the next Oradhé, the holy man who must act as a dragon god's conscience. To Haru's dismay, the price exacted for this duty will be his eyes burned from his sockets.

Haru's struggle to retain his sight becomes a profound battle to preserve his spirit, for he must resist not only Verdant tradition, but the questionable advances of Intana, the dragon god. All the while, Vaal, the shark deity of Haru's people, lurks in the water and observes. Vaal of the Depths has plans for Verdant, for Intana, and for Haru.

Rating: Beyond Sizzing
Book Length: Novel
Price: $5.75
Genre: Fantasy/M/M

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A Taste of Italy by Lucie Simone

Winner of 2007 New York Book Festival Competition for Best E-Book.

Carly, an LA woman who sets off for Florence, Italy in search of passion, finds that her Catholic upbringing and a decade spent toiling away in the corporate tax industry has her so buttoned up she barely knows what to do with herself. Haunted by Sister Mary Margaret's threats of eternal damnation, she nearly loses the will to fulfill her dreams. But when she meets David, a California man in Florence with his theatre company, she discovers that underneath all her layers of guilt and fear, lies the heart of a "naughty, naughty girl."

Rating: Tangy
Book Length: Short Story
Price: $3.25
Genre: Chick Lit/Contemporary

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Conspiracy of Angels by Zinnia Hope

Coming in print July 10, 2007

You'll love to hate her, want to hug her, yell at her, and then root for her. Raised by a Bible-beating grandmother and a starstruck mother, naturally, Elizabeth has issues.

Forced to leave town seven years ago by the local minister, Elizabeth has returned. With the help of some meddling angels and her overbearing grandmother, she finally finds her way back to her one true love. Sometimes, a bit of heavenly conspiracy is required to set things right.

Based on true-life accounts, Conspiracy of Angels is a controversial tale of deception within Christianity where sex is a sin unless there's a gold band on the ring finger and people gossip while sequestering the skeletons in their own closets.

Rating: Tangy
Book Length: Plus Novel
Price: $5.95 -- ebook, $12.99 -- print
Genre: Angels/Demons/Contemporary

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Buy the eBook now!
Buy the print now!

Congratulations, Lucie!


Marci Baun

Tuesday, June 12, 2007

New WCP release

We have a new release and a new look. If you haven't stopped by recently, come see the difference.

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This is the beginning of a series that addresses most of what there is to know about writing a tight, exciting story. In Laymen's terms and with a touch of irreverent humor, Ms Bicknell-Brown discusses formatting and submitting material, grammar, paring prose, etiquette, punctuation, character and plot development, pen names, research do's and don'ts, how to write sex scenes and avoid purple prose, synopsis, outlines, blurbs, and much more.

In this first book, you will find pointers on submitting and formatting your manuscript, etiquette of submitting, pen names, research do's and don'ts, synopsis, and outlines.

The second book will cover plot and character development, setting, genres, and more.

Genre: How To/Writing - How To
Book Length: Booklet
Price: $3.25

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Marci Baun
Wild Child Publishing

Friday, June 08, 2007

Submissions Call

Wild Child Publishing and its subsidiary, Freya's Bower, are open to submissions. Interested in well-written, entertaining stories, Wild Child Publishing and Freya's Bower publish a wide variety of genres. While Wild Child Publishing focuses on mainstream fiction and non-fiction, Freya's Bower publishes romance and erotica.

Wild Child Publishing would love to see more mainstream romance, mystery, westerns, historical fiction, science fiction/fantasy, and suspense. Wild Child Publishing has also started a line of Biker Fiction, not seen anywhere else. What is Biker Fiction? Biker Fiction has a hero/heroine who is involved in the biker lifestyle. Wild Child Publishing currently has one Biker Fiction novel, Iron Horse Rider by Adelle Laudan, which will be available in print soon. To submit, please read the submission guidelines very carefully.

Freya's Bower is looking for a wide variety of genres from chapter book lengths to full-length novels. With a variety of lines available -- from T.R.O.U.B.L.E. to the Goddess Freya to the Valkyries -- and genres, it's easy to find a niche for your book. Please be sure to read the submission guidelines before submitting any manuscripts. Note: To submit to Freya's Bower, you must be 18 years of age or older.

Any questions can be directed to me.

Marci Baun
Wild Child Publishing
Freya's Bower