FREE Scottish Historical Romance

FREE through July 6th is Aidan, Book 2 of my MadMan MacKeefe Series. As guardian of Scotland’s Stone of Destiny, Aidan finds himself tricked by a red-haired beauty. Effie MacDuff must steal the stone and hand it over to the English to free her imprisoned sister. But can she steal from a man who’s already stolen her heart? The ebook is free, and afterwards be sure to pick up a copy of the audiobook as well! My narrator, Tim Campbell does a great job with the Scottish burr!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

In this book you’ll see Effie’s sister, Coira, who will have her own story in Scottish Rose, part of the multi-author set, Rogues to Lovers: Legend of the Blue Rose, now available for preorder on all venues.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

One more special for your summer reading pleasure, Amethyst, Book 4 of my Daughters of the Dagger Series is on kindle countdown through the 9th for only 99 cents! As assistant to her uncle, the master mason, Amethyst helps to build Lord Marcus Montclair’s castle. But Marcus doesn’t want a woman in this position even if it was by the orders of the Archbishop. Before he can dismiss her, another order comes from the king . . . he is to marry the girl. (Ever wonder what went into building a medieval castle? Find out in Amethyst.)

For those of you in the U.S., have a happy fourth of July. And if you’re interested in a simple but delicious treat for the holidays, try Echo’s Berry Trifle. My heroine, Echo is a lady pirate in Lady of the Mist. In the story they eat a Scottish dish named crowdie. This is my version of an updated medieval dish that is super simple to make and delicious!

Enjoy!

Elizabeth Rose

Summer Reading Specials!

Finally, the rain has stopped and now we’re under a heat advisory for the weekend. How is it by you? I hope you are enjoying your summer. I just wanted to send a quick note letting you know about 2 new specials I am running.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The first is a boxed set called Stolen Brides. I’ve chosen 5 books from some of my series that have stolen brides in them. This set has a little of everything from a Viking to medieval/Scottish warriors, a lady pirate, Rapunzel trapped in a tower, and even a bonus book including a black jack dealer who wakes up married to the wrong twin!

Get your copy of Stolen Hearts for only 99 cents to read Highland Spring, A Viking’s Promise, Lady in the Mist, Lady in the Tower and Seducing Zeb. If you are a kindle unlimited member you read all the series the books are from for free!

My second summer special is the ENTIRE Tangled Tales Series Books 1-7 in one boxed set for you called Tangled Tales: The Complete Series. Now, you can read one book right after another without having to stop. Escape into the magical medieval world of the de Bar siblings on their quests to break their curses – while they happen to find love along the way. These books bought separately, would cost almost $20. But for a limited time you can pick up the entire series for only $9.99. And of course, KU reads free!

It is only a week away from the release of Highland Secrets – Book 1 of my Secrets of the Heart Series. You can still preorder it for the discounted price of $2.99 but just a warning, the price will be going up shortly after the release date of July 6th.

Now, for the winners of my last blog contest: $10 amazon gift card: Denise H. and Audiobook/ebook of her choice: Jennifer P. (Winners have been notified.) If you didn’t win, why not hop on over to my Highland Secrets Facebook Party Page where I have two pre-party contests in progress. Click the GOING button if you think you might stop by on July 6th. (Scroll to the bottom of the party page to see the contest for the bracelet.) And watch for my next blog where I will be offering a 99 cent book as well as one for free!

I am also including the link to one of my favorite homemade smoothies I call Morning Mist. This is a great, refreshing way to start out a hot summer day. Check out my recipe page for more easy to make recipes that I created! – Elizabeth Rose

Special Deals for the week!

As promised, I have a special deal on one of the books of my Tarnished Saints Series for the week. I chose one of my favorite books of the series, Judging Judas – Book 3, which is only 99 cents through May 27th.

Twelve brothers growing up together can’t be easy. Judas did some things he’s not proud of, and is trying to make amends with his brother, Levi, for being the one to send him to prison. Returning to his hometown as Sweet Water’s sheriff, Judas has a lot of work to do. The town is after him to make Levi take the goats off of the roof of his diner. But that is the least of Judas’ problems. When a pregnant teenage girl steals his squad car, he meets up with the girl’s mother, Laney McDermott – the girl he left at the altar in his younger days. And the surprises get worse when he realizes he has just arrested his own daughter!

Pick up your copy of Judging Judas for only 99 cents while the deal lasts. And don’t forget that you can read the prequel of the series, Tarnished Saints’ Christmas, for FREE on all venues. After you collect your free copy, you can pick up the audiobook for a discounted price. Watch for your email next week to find out which book of the Tarnished Saints Series I will be giving away for free!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Speaking of audiobooks, I have some exciting news for my historical readers. The very first series I ever wrote, Legacy of the Blade is in the process of being re-edited and put into audiobook form. The Legacy of the Blade Prequel is already available in audio, narrated by a new narrator to me, Kevin E Green who is from the UK. You have to hear his wonderful voice. He brings a whole new depth to my stories with the way he reads the books. He will be narrating the rest of the series too, and you can expect to see Lord of the Blade – Book 1, (the first book I ever wrote) in audiobook form this summer! If you’d like to hear a sample of the prequel, you can click on the cover to go to my amazon page to play the sample there, or to pick up your free copy of the ebook.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I am also happy to tell you that I’ve finished Highland Secrets – Book 1 of my Secrets of the Heart Series. You can preorder your copy now, and it will be delivered right to your e-reader on the release date of July 6th.

I have all the covers for the series finished and I will say I think they are my best covers yet. I have included a tease of the cover Seductive Secrets – Book 2, Willow’s story – coming soon. Oh, and Fia’s younger sister, Morag plays a big role in the series. I have decided to add a fourth book to the series so Morag will have her story told too. Here is a tease for the cover of Seductive Secrets, Book 2.

This series is about the eldest daughters of the Legendary Bastards of the Crown. The late Queen Philippa has chosen Fia, Willow and Maira to be part of her secret society of strong women. (That is all the secrets I will divulge at this time. Smile.)

Good news for my Western readers: Coming soon I will tell you about a new historical western series that is slated to release sometime next year. And check back next week to hear about a secret project I’m working on with six other authors. It is something you won’t want to miss! I will also have a special contest for you to enter.

CONTEST WINNER of an audiobook of Lady in the Tower from my last post is Janet Turak. Congrats, Janet!

Until next week –

Elizabeth

 

 

FREE Murder Mystery Romance and a Boxed Set Bonanza!

Hello everyone and I hope you had a great Mother’s Day! I was able to spend time in my hammock in my secret garden and it was a very relaxing day for me. I was so glad the sunshine I ordered came through!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I have an exciting offer for you. From May 14th – 18th I am giving away my A Kiss to Die For boxed set for FREE! I am offering four full-length novels that all include not only romance but a murder mystery as well. Never thought those two would go together? Well, see for yourself how I did it by picking up your set. (Reviews on amazon are appreciated.)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

If you haven’t already picked up my Highland Hearts collection, be sure to do so fast. The price is only 99 cents but about to go up to $5.99 so don’t wait.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

For those of you who enjoyed my fairy tale romance, Lady in the Tower (Rapunzel) is now available as an audiobook. If you’d like a chance to win a copy of the audiobook, just leave a comment on this page telling me which of my Tangled Tales was your favorite and why, and you will be entered in the contest.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Great news! The first draft of my work-in-progress, Highland Secrets is done! This is book one of my Secrets of the Heart Series. The trilogy will feature the daughters of the king’s bastard triplets from my Legendary Bastards of the Crown Series. This series was inspired by my secret garden. You will find a secret garden in the book as well as a secret society of strong women started by the late queen. Preorder your copy today and it will be delivered right to your e-reader on the release date of July 6th!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Between now and Father’s Day, I am relaunching my Tarnished Saints Series and have some special deals for you. Each Monday until then, one of the books I choose will be featured for ether free or 99 cents. So be sure to come back to my website each Monday to find out which book it is.

If you haven’t yet started this series, pick up the Small Town Sinners and Saints boxed set (normally $9.99) for only $2.99 through Father’s Day.

And if you didn’t see my new collection of books that deal with a second chance at love, it is called Swords and Roses. Four full-length books for under a dollar.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Thanks and watch for the next blog because there is more exciting news coming your way soon!

Elizabeth Rose

New Release, Contest, Free Book, Authors in Bloom Hop

Forbidden: Claude is finally here! A heart-broken knight. A runaway bride. A love that is forbidden! Get your copy now for only 99 cents. But the price will change soon, so don’t wait! This is part of my Second in Command Series where I take secondary characters from any of my series and give them their own story.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Since Claude is the son of Celestine and John Montague from The Baron’s Destiny, I have decided to give you The Baron’s Destiny for FREE until the 22nd. This will give you a chance to know the background about Claude’s family. I also have a special gift for spring. The Sword and the Sylph is on kindle countdown for only 99 cents from now through the 24th.  This is a medieval/elemental series and the heroine, Portia-Maer is an elemental of the air. She can whip up storms in the midst of a battle. Click on the covers to get the books mentioned above.

I am also part of the Authors in Bloom hop. Keep reading to find out more.

As some of you already know, I now have a granddog. Yep, that’s right. My son got a dog and named her Banshee. At first, she was pretty wild and living up to her name. She is a nine-month-old Blue/Brown Heeler and has more energy than all of us put together. However, she is learning quickly and is much calmer lately, thank goodness.

Since spring is here and gardening season is amongst us, I thought I would share a few gardening tips with you where pets are involved. After all, I have my famous secret garden that I do not want destroyed this summer by You-know-who!

Tips for pet-proofing your garden:

  • To keep dogs from lying down in flower beds, simply drive some short stakes into the ground throughout the bed.
  • Plant pungent herbs such as rosemary and sage or spread a ring of dried mustard or crushed red pepper around plants to keep pets out of a garden bed.
  • Spread a layer of coffee grounds and bitter orange in beds to keep out the cats and dogs. Coffee grounds are also a great fertilizer for your plants.
  • And here’s a gardening tip to help your pets: use cedar chips for pathways and in beds to help protect your pets from fleas.

 

For a chance to win a Kindle Fire or Nook or a $25 gift card, join the Authors in Bloom hop!  All the authors involved in the hop can be found at the end of this post. To qualify you have to visit each authors’ site and enter their contest for proof you were there.

I am giving away a signed copy of Forbidden as well as an audiobook of Summer’s Reign, my RONE award nominated book. I would love for you to vote for Summer’s Reign so it will hopefully make it to the finals. Click the photo to vote.

To enter my contest, see the rafflecopter below.One last thing before you start hopping, my new book, Highland Secrets is now on preorder for only $2.99. This is Book 1 in my Secrets of the Heart Series. The book will release on July 6th.  Preorder your copy by clicking the cover.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Thanks, and happy hopping! – Elizabeth

 

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Romance Giveaways

Hello everyone! There are a few contests with some great prizes going on right now that I would like to tell you about.

Who couldn’t use a little more romance? Not to mention a pretty in pink Marc Jacobs leather wristlet? Or a Kindle Fire 7? Or maybe you’ve been wishing for the newest romance bestseller on Amazon. Enter this giveaway April 2-22 and you could be one of 8 lucky winners to add new ‘romance’ to their lives!

Plus you can shop the book fair where you can choose from books in genres from contemporary romance to romantic suspense to PNR, all priced at $2.99 or less. You’ll even find a bonus giveaway on the book fair page!

My boxed set Highland Hearts, which includes four of my full-length Scottish and English novels from four of my series, is included in the book fair for just 99 cents.

Click here to enter the giveaway and visit the book fair!

If you’re looking for another 99 cent deal, my upcoming release Forbidden: Claude, Book 2 in my Second in Command series, is also available to pre-order for just 99 cents! Leave a comment on this post telling me which of my books is your favorite so far, and one lucky commenter will win an audiobook of The Baron’s Destiny – the book where we first meet Claude.

And here’s another chance to win – I’ve joined up with over FIFTY other historical romance authors for the May Day Giveaway. The grand prize winner will receive 60 historical romance titles and a Kindle Fire to read them on! Plus one runner-up winner will receive a $40 Amazon gift card. Click here to enter the giveaway!

Still more – here’s one last chance to win! Love finding new authors? You can enter the Rock Around the Clock Giveaway for a chance to win a $50 Amazon gift card or a premium wireless speaker by connecting with authors! You’ll get an entry if you’re a member of my Reader’s Group, and you can get bonus entries for joining the groups of other authors you’re interested in. Click here to enter the giveaway!

Good luck with the contests, and watch for my next blog which will include the new preorder link for my upcoming novel, Highland Secrets!

Elizabeth Rose

A Special Valentine’s Day Gift

Join in on the fun as eight romance authors come together for the Valentines, Hearts and Heroes website hop. It runs from Feb. 11th through the 14th. (NOTE: All authors will have the hop posted by 7 am on the 11th. I am posting early.)  Hop to each site to collect the featured hero’s name and enter them all at once into the rafflecopter at the end of this post. You have the chance to win a $100 amazon gift card, or one of the special hand-chosen Valentine’s gifts from the authors. See the gifts on each author’s site.

Before you start the hop, I want you to know I am offering my Reluctant Brides boxed set for FREE from Feb. 10th – 14th. (KU reads free.) And from Feb. 11th – 17th you can pick up Sapphire for only 99 cents!  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1) Elizabeth Rose

2) Victoria Vane

3) Lily Baldwin

4) Vonda Sinclair

5) Cathy MacRae

6) Amy Jarecki

7) Meara Platt

8) Lana Williams

 

 

Here is the special prize I am giving away. Lips pillow, a warm throw and a signed book.

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Now for a second contest! (Enter through the rafflecopter below.) I love audiobooks but know that some of you might have never had the chance to try one. I have wonderful narrators that bring the books to life. Here is your chance to experience the world of audiobooks. Ten lucky winners will win their choice of one of my audiobooks seen below. My entire Tangled Tales Series will be in audiobook form soon.


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If you like prizes and lots of fun, be sure to stop by my Valentine’s New Release party for my latest book, A Perfect Fit – Cinderella. I will be giving Valentine’s Day gift bags away as flash contests all day starting at 1 pm on Feb. 11th. I will be also be doing live videos throughout the day. This is a one day only event, and guest authors will be stopping by with contests of their own, so you don’t want to miss it. Click the photo or HERE to join in on the fun!  

 

Here is a booktrailer for my Legendary Bastards of the Crown Series for your viewing pleasure.

HAPPY VALENTINE’S DAY! –  Elizabeth Rose

Rapunzel is Here! (Free Book and Contest)

Lady in the Tower (Rapunzel) Book 5 of my Tangled Tales fairy tale romance series has arrived. For a very short time yet, you can purchase your copy for only 99 cents. But the price goes up soon, so don’t wait.

 

 

A dragon lord in training and a cursed woman trapped in a tower have to fight against magic to beat all odds. Every book in the series is a stand alone, but characters do cross over. So, for those who have not yet read the rest of the books in the series, I am offering Just a Kiss (The Frog Prince) Book 2 for FREE through January 29th. It is a crazy, fun read and one of my favorites. (KU reads entire series free)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

You will want to also find out about the rest of the de Bar siblings and their curses such as Lady and the Wolf (Red Riding Hood), Beast Lord (Beauty and the Beast) and Touch of Gold (Rumpelstiltskin.) You can preorder A Perfect Fit (Cinderella) Book 6 for only 99 cents now. It will be released in two weeks, followed by the last book of the series, Heart of Ice (Snow Queen) Book 7 that will release in March and be on preorder soon.

After you pick up your free copy of Just a Kiss, you can get the audiobook for a discounted price. The entire series will be in audio soon. The first 3 books of the series are available now as audios. All books are also available as paperbacks.

Tonight, Friday Jan 26th is my facebook party to celebrate the release of Lady in the Tower. I have seven guest authors joining me. There will be lots of games, fun, free books, contests and prizes, so be sure to stop by. The party kicks off with my live video at 5 pm CENTRAL time. The contests will remain open overnight to give everyone a chance to enter. Hope to see you there. Click on the photo to learn more.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

If you like paranormal romance, you might want to give my Greek Myth Fantasy Series a try. I have now boxed up the first two books, The Oracle of Delphi and Kyros’ Secret, in Ancient Warriors, for only 99 cents (KU reads free) for a limited time.

One last thing I’d like to remind you of is that the contest to win a dragon oil burner or a signed copy of one of my Tangled Tales is nearing an end. You can enter through the rafflecopter at the end of my website post. Good luck!

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Win Your Own Dragon!

It’s only a week away from the January 25th release of Lady in the Tower (Rapunzel) Book 5 of my Tangled Tales Series. Rapunzel de Bar has been cursed and Marco Drago del Rossi III is the Dragon Lord who wants to save her. This was a challenging but fun book to write. And in it, you will see more than one dragon. To celebrate my upcoming book I am giving away a dragon oil burner along with a signed print copy of Lady in the Tower.

And there is more! I am also giving away a signed copy of each of the first five Tangled Tales. Just enter through the rafflecopter at the end of this post. And be sure to stop by my facebook party on January 26th where I will be talking LIVE. I have guest authors joining me and there will be lots of games, prizes, free books and giveaways, so tell all your friends. Click the photo to see a list of the guests and some pre-party posts. Be sure to hit the GOING button if you think you might stop by.

If you are an audiobook lover, you will be happy to know that both Just a Kiss (Frog Prince) and Beast Lord (Beauty and the Beast) are now available as audiobooks on amazon, itunes and audible. Click the photos to listen to a sample. Watch for the rest of the series coming to audio soon!

 

 

And get a jump start on preordering A Perfect Fit (Cinderella) Book 6 which will be released on February 8th.  Both A Perfect Fit and Lady in the Tower are only 99 cents on preorder, but it won’t last because the price goes up shortly after release.

If you love medieval romance, but are not a big fan of paranormal, hang in there. I have a fantastic, exciting new medieval series coming up early this summer. I will tell you more about it soon! In the meantime, you might want to get caught up on the medieval series I have available. Click HERE to see more medieval romance.

 

 

Enter the contest below. Good luck!

Elizabeth

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Take a Trip to the Romantic Highlands with a FREE Book!

Take a trip to the Highlands with today’s featured book, Highland Spring – Book 1 of my Seasons of Fortitude Series. The book will be FREE from January 6th through the 10th. Join Spring, a Scottish warrior as she meets and marries Laird and widower, Shaw Gordon to make an alliance between clans. However, the alliance is not real, but only a way to spy so the Gunn Clan knows when to attack. Can a woman who was raised to be a strong and emotionless warrior find love in her heart for Shaw and his children? And what will happen when she discovers her entire life is based on a lie? Be sure to pick up your FREE copy today. Afterwards, take advantage of purchasing the audiobook at a discounted price.

You will want to continue your journey with the saga of the Douglas sisters in Summer’s Reign, Autumn’s Touch and my latest release, Winter’s Flame.

This series is a continuation of the Legendary Bastards of the Crown Series, but all books of both series are stand alone novels.

 

 

 

 

For your convenience, the entire series of the Legendary Bastards of the Crown is now available in one boxed set. (KU reads both series free.)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Each book is in print as well as audiobook format. The latest audio book that has been released last month is Winter’s Flame.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

If you like the Highlands, you will also want to take advantage of this special offer: Onyx – Book 1 of my MadMan MacKeefe Series is only 99 cents from Jan. 7th until the 13th. Other book in the series are Aidan – Book 2, and Ian Book 3. I love this series! Each of the men have an unusual pet that add humor to the novels. (Aidan and his squirrel is my favorite – especially the way he treats it. It will steal your heart.)

One last announcement that I am very excited about is that A Perfect Fit (Cinderella) Book 6 of my Tangled Tales Series is now on preorder for the limited time price of 99 cents. It will be released on Feb. 8th. And there is still time to preorder Lady in the Tower (Rapunzel) Book 5 for only 99 cents. It releases on Jan. 25th. After that, there is only one more book to conclude the saga of the cursed de Bar siblings. Heart of Ice (Snow Queen) which is scheduled for February/March. These are twisted, tangled, romantic retellings of some of the fairy tales we remember from childhood. (But for adults). The books in the series can be read as stand alones, but if you like to read in order, this is the list: Lady and the Wolf (Red Riding Hood) Book 1, Just a Kiss (Frog Prince) Book 2, Beast Lord (Beauty and the Beast) Book 3, Touch of Gold (Rumpelstiltskin) Book 4, Lady in the Tower (Rapunzel) Book 5, A Perfect Fit (Cinderella) Book 6, Heart of Ice (Snow Queen) Book 7.

Later this month, Just a Kiss and Beast Lord will be available as audiobooks, narrated by the entertaining and talented Brian J. Gill.

Please stay warm in this cold weather, Elizabeth Rose