Two FREE Books and a NEW Release!

I hope everyone had a wonderful New Year’s Day! Moving forward into the new year I have some special deals as well as a new release for you.

First of all, I am excited to tell you about Behind the Chain Mail. (Click title to buy for 99 cents.) I have always been fascinated by “behind the scenes” information of movies and decided I wanted to show the “behind the scenes” of the making of some of my series as well.

In this book you will find out about my inspirations, as well as learn some in-depth facts on my characters and find out more about the stories of the Legendary Bastards of the Crown Series. I not only share fun medieval facts, but have provided colorful graphics, a map of the castles and areas included in each story, and a family tree. You will also find excerpts from each book, so if you haven’t read the series yet, you can see what is to come. The book is also available in print (but with black and white graphics to keep down your cost.) And as an extra bonus book within Behind the Chain Mail, you will find a brand new short story called The Gift featuring the legendary bastard triplets that is only found here. Pick up your copy today!

Another announcement is that Scottish Rose: Coira which was first seen as part of the Rogues to Lovers multi-author set, is now available as a standalone ebook and paperback. It is now listed as Book 3 in my Second in Command Series that features secondary characters from some of my series. Click on the title to buy.

Now for the FREE books. The Legacy of the Blade Prequel is FREE from Jan. 8 to the 12th. So be sure to click on the title to pick up a copy to start reading my oldest series, Legacy of the Blade to find out about Lord Corbett Blake and his long lost siblings. (All books available as ebook, paperbacks, and in audio.)

The second book I am offering for free is Reckless Highlander. (Click on the title to collect your free ebook.) Since Behind the Chain Mail talks about the legendary bastard triplets of the king, I have decided to give you Reed’s book for free. I love this series and in this book you will see a LIVE chess game featuring people at the end. That is something I have never seen in a romance novel before. See the whole Legendary Bastards of the Crown Series to find out more.

After you pick up your free ebook of Reckless Highlander, treat yourself to the audiobook as well. If you already have the ebook, you can get the audiobook on amazon for only $7.49! (Regular price $19.95.) Listen to a snippet of the book narrated by Brian J. Gill on my amazon page.

If you are an audiobook lover, here are a few of my newest audiobooks: Forbidden: Claude, and Rebellious Secrets! Click on the titles to buy from amazon, or to listen to an excerpt. Forbidden Secrets is done by my new UK narrator, Kevin E. Green. I love his voice and am sure you will too!

I have lots of surprises, new books and giveaways planned for this year, so be sure to watch for this blog. If you haven’t already signed up for my newsletter you can do that at the top right of my home page on my website.

What’s coming up in the next few months? Hopefully a new Holiday Knights book for Valentine’s Day (if I can get it written in time) and also don’t forget about the release of Forgotten Secrets, the last book of my Secrets of the Heart Series. Morag is a gossip and she falls in love with an assassin, so this will put her to the test! Just click on the title to preorder now for $2.99. The release date is scheduled for February 20th. My narrator is working on the audiobook so it will hopefully be released the same time as the ebook and paperback. I am very excited about this book because I love Morag’s character. It was a joy writing about the daughters of the Legendary Bastards of the Crown.

Looking forward to a fun, productive new year!

A Free Book for Winter!

As the snow falls here in the Chicago area and the temperature continues to get colder and colder, I figured I would give away a free book to help everyone warm up.

Winter’s Flame is FREE from Dec. 5th to the 9th. Lady Winter is skilled in the art of forging blades and Sir Martin de Grey is in need of blade made from Damascus steel. Mistaking Winter as the daughter of the blacksmith instead of a noblewoman, he takes her to his castle to finish a job that was part of a former deal.

The romance warms up as sparks fly between them, and the passionate kisses that follow later becomes hotter than the fires of the forge.

 

 

Pick up your free copy by clicking the amazon link. And afterwards, be sure to get your copy of the audiobook on amazon for a discounted price as well. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Winter’s Flame is the last book in my Seasons of Fortitude Series. However, they can be read in any order. If you haven’t read Highland Spring, Book 1, you can pick it up on sale for only 99 cents through the 11th. Just click the following link.

 

 

Be sure to check out the entire Seasons of Fortitude Series.

Elizabeth Rose

Rebellious Secrets is here with a contest to celebrate

Rebellious Secrets, Book 3 of my Secrets of the Heart Series is here! A woman who knows how to use a blade is torn between whether to use it in an attack led by an outlaw or to put it down and marry a man for an alliance. Only 99 cents for a limited time and KU reads free. Read on to find out about more deals as well as a contest.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

If you’ve missed the other books in the Secrets of the Heart Series, you can pick up Highland Secrets as well as Seductive Secrets, Books 1 and 2. And now on preorder is Forgotten Secrets, the last book of the series. The forgotten cousin, Morag finally gets her own book. Preorder today for only $2.99 and it’ll be delivered to your e-reader when the book releases on Feb. 20th.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I also have the Barons of the Cinque Ports trilogy on kindle countdown from now through Dec. 4th. You can pick it up for 99 cents, and that is for the entire series. But don’t wait, because every day or two the price goes higher. This is one of my favorite series chock full of fascinating medieval history – as well as romance of course.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Recently, I received my 75 pin from Romance Writers of America, celebrating the fact I have written and published 75 books. Sometimes I think WOW, how did I do that? Thanks to all my readers for your support, because without you I couldn’t have done it. Hearing from my readers and how much my books are enjoyed is what gives me the stamina to keep going. So thanks, everyone, once again for being a part of this journey with me. (For the record, I am working on my 78th book already.

 

And now for a contest to help me celebrate the release of a new book as well as my accomplishment of 75 books and counting. Enter through the rafflecopter below for a chance to win an amazon gift card or one of my audiobooks of your choice. Good luck!

 

One last reminder before I go. Another of my new releases, Mistletoe and Chain Mail is available in paperback and ebook form and in a few weeks will be available as an audiobook as well. My narrator is from the UK and does a fantastic job. You can hear samples of my audiobooks on amazon or audible. Pick up your ebook at 99 cents for a short while yet.

Now, here is the contest I promised. – Thanks everyone!

Elizabeth Rose

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New Release/Happy Thanksgiving!

First, I want to wish my U.S. readers a very happy, safe and healthy Thanksgiving today. This is the day we remember our blessings and give thanks for everything and everyone we have in our lives. I am thankful for my friends and family, and for you, my readers. Writing and publishing my stories and being able to share them with you is a dream come true and I am indeed blessed.

As you enjoy your turkey, cranberries, potatoes and pumpkin pie today, I have a new book for you to read while you are lounging on the couch with a cup of apple cider and relaxing with your loved ones.

Mistletoe and Chain Mail is now available for only 99 cents and Kindle Unlimited members read free! If you enjoy audiobooks, you are in luck. This book will be available in audiobook format sometime in the next two weeks, and is already available as a paperback as well.

This is Book 1 in my new Holiday Knights Series. In this book you will experience the traditions and customs of the medieval times. Find out how they celebrated Christmas and what crazy things they did for twelve days straight. I had a fun time writing this book and especially including all the types of foods they ate back then.

Did you know they didn’t have potatoes or pumpkins in the middle ages? But they did have mince pie and roasted goose. My hero, Sir Adam de Ware has the unusual talent of being able to whip up a delicious meal. And he uses this skill as his secret weapon to seduce Lady Eva Cavendish to get information since he is a spy for the king.

You will also find out how a piggy bank originated as well as revisit the song, The Twelve Days of Christmas as you read each chapter of the book. I am very excited about this series. With each book I will delve into the way the lords and ladies of the castle celebrated holidays way back when.

Watch for more Holiday Knights, the next book featuring the holiday of Valentine’s Day, coming to preorder soon!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I also wanted to tell you about a special limited time collection I put together for the holidays. It is a boxed set with five of my books that all take place in the winter or at Christmastime or New Year’s.

Winter Romance at the Castle is a medieval collection featuring Winter’s Flame, Destiny’s Kiss and Onyx, as well as my medieval paranormal book Heart of Ice (Snow Queen) that takes place in a frozen land. I have also included a special bonus book, a contemporary book called Loving John from my Tarnished Saints Series. In this book my hero is a Musher and has a dog sled team, so hang on and get ready for a wild ride through the snow. This is Book 9 in the series, but it can be read as a stand alone. If you would like to read the prequel of the series, Tarnished Saints Christmas for FREE click HERE. (The prequel is also available at iBooks, Barnes and Noble and Kobo.)

Remember to pick up the collection of Winter Romance at the Castle for only 99 cents or KU reads free. But this is only for the holidays, so get your copy before it disappears.

Once again, enjoy the holiday and I wish you all good health and a safe journey venturing into winter.

Elizabeth Rose

 

Halloween Treats – No Tricks!

This Halloween, I have chosen six of my books that either take place at Halloween or have some spooky things happening in them, and priced them at 99 cents for you.

Halloween first originated many years ago where it started as a pagan Celtic celebration called Samhain. There were no pumpkins in medieval England, but they carved gourds and lit them with candles to ward away the evil spirits. Children didn’t go trick-or-treating for candy, but they begged at doorsteps for soul cakes instead. Each cake eaten supposedly released a poor spirit from purgatory. The soul cakes had a cross on top and were filled with currants and spices. Click HERE to see a photo and get the recipe to make these ancient soul cakes.

The Caretaker of Showman’s Hill: This is a vampire romance inspired by a real life circus train wreck and the cemetery where the performers were laid to rest. I’ve visited this cemetery personally. Basil Wensilton III guards over a vial of potion, living in the cemetery keeping the other vampires at bay when snoopy reporter Cassie Briggs, comes looking for her missing sister.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Familiar:   Slade Spencer is a warlock in denial who comes back to his hometown to find that his past lover, Susie Vasilly is now a cursed woman who shapeshifts into his evil uncle’s cat – or Familiar each night. The villain’s three dozen cats were inspired by an old woman who once lived in my neighborhood and had tons of cats in her house.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ian: (MadMan MacKeefe Series) Ian MacKeefe sees the face of a man he’s killed in the bonfire on All Hallow’s Eve. Little does he know that his best friend’s sister, Kyla has eyes for him but her future lies in an evil man’s hands instead unless Ian can change it. In this story you will find out how a lot of our Halloween traditions first got started.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lady and the Wolf: (Tangled Tales Series) Hugh de Bar has been cursed by an evil witch and shapeshifts into a wolf at night. One night he meets up with Lady Winifred (Red) Chaserton and her crossbow in the forest and finds out she is the granddaughter of the man who made him this way. This was inspired by the fairy tale, Little Red Riding Hood.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Pandora Curse: (Greek Myth Series) Vara the Conqueror is a ruthless warrior woman who has to lose her vices unknowingly, and Hera’s soothsayer son, Nicolai is the one to do it. Inspired by the Greek Myth of Pandora and the shows Xena and Hercules from many years ago. (You will love Baruch the shapeshifting minion that brings humor to this read.)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Muffet: (Once Upon a Rhyme Series) Candy Willowsby is taken over by the ghost of Little Miss Muffet who is out for revenge. Inspired by the nursery rhyme, Little Miss Muffet as well as an old scary house in my neighborhood.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pick up your Halloween Reads now because the prices will be changing right after the holiday in a few days’ time. All books are also available in print, and some in audiobook form as well. To find out more about these books or other books in each series please visit my website.

Happy a safe and happy Halloween everyone!

Elizabeth Rose

(Like my costume?)

 

A New Halloween Release and Free Book!

Muffet, Book 2 of my Once Upon a Rhyme Series has arrived! You will never think of nursery rhymes the same way again. A little spooky, a little mysterious, Candy Willowsby has a lot of secrets in her life. But when Patience Muffet (Little Miss Muffet) breaks through the realm of the dead and into that of the living, Candy is used as her vessel for revenge. Can a girl with a troubled life push aside the evil that threatens to consume her before it takes over her life? 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Only 99 cents for this special offer. And from now through the 8th, you can read Mary, Mary, Book 1 of this series for FREE!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I’m looking forward to my double release party on Friday, Oct. 5th and hope you will join me. I’ll be talking LIVE, giving you insight on the inspiration for this series, as well as talking about my other new release, Seductive Secrets, Book 2 of my medieval Secrets of the Heart Series. I have two pre-party contests going on. You can win a beautiful heart bracelet or a $5 amazon giftcard. The contests close at the start of the party tomorrow so be sure to hurry to the party page to enter.

Did you know that I have a few new audiobooks that have been released lately? Most of them, you can get at a discount if you’ve already purchased the ebook. I am excited to tell you that Highland Secrets, Seductive Secrets, Legacy of the Blade Prequel, Lord of the Blade, and Pirate in the Mist are all now available for your listening pleasure. And in the makings of becoming audiobooks are Lady Renegade and Forbidden: Claude that will be available soon. Watch my audiobook page for updates.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Don’t forget, if you like boxed sets, you can pick up Loyal Hearts for 99 cents, Stolen Brides for $2.99 and Swords and Roses for $5.99. Plus, I have a very special boxed set surprise coming for you near the end of the month, so watch your email.

Hope to see you all at my facebook party on the 5th. I enjoy getting to know my readers and feel this brings us closer together.

Elizabeth Rose

Seductive Secrets is Here!

Seductive Secrets, Book 2 of my Secrets of the Heart Series is finally here! You can pick up your copy for only 99 cents for a limited time.

When I started this series, I knew I wanted to write about a second generation from some of my past characters. I took a poll with my readers and hands down the winning vote was for me to write about the children of the Legendary Bastards of the Crown.

Since the bastard triplets of the king were such strong and memorable characters, I of course had to make their daughters strong and feisty as well. Secrets of the Heart features Reed’s daughter, Fia in Highland Secrets, Rook’s daughter, Willow in Seductive Secrets, and Rowen’s daughter, Maira in Rebellious Secrets. (Rebellious Secrets is now on preorder for 99 cents, releasing on Nov. 28th.) The girls have been chosen by the queen to be part of a secret society of strong women. Reed has a second daughter, Morag who shows up in the series as a supporting character. I never meant for her to have her own story, but she is such a fun character that I couldn’t resist. Morag’s story will be Forgotten Secrets, Book 4. Look for it this winter.

 

 

 

 

 

 

In case you missed Rook’s story, I have put Ruthless Knight on kindle countdown for 99 cents through Oct. 2nd. This will give you insight of Willow’s father. (KU can read both series plus the Seasons of Fortitude Series that is about the triplets’ sisters, for free.)

The books are also available in print and in audiobook format.

As I’m sure most of you know, I have a granddog who keeps me pretty busy. She is a sweet thing as well as very active, being a herding dog. I started to think about my books and how many of them have dogs in them. So, I decided to put together the boxed set, Loyal Hearts, with some of my favorites stories that all have heroes with dogs. Some have more than one dog, such as Benedict from Autumn’s Touch with 12 dogs, and John from Loving John who is a musher and has a team of sled dogs. Dog lovers will love this set! It is 99 cents and KU reads free but only for a limited time.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

In my next blog I will tell you a little bit behind the scenes on my next release, Muffet that is on preorder now for 99 cents and will be released on Oct. 4th. I am having a facebook party to celebrate these two releases and would love you to join in on the fun. I even have a pre-party contest going on where you can win a beautiful heart bracelet. So hop on by and check it out now. Hit the GOING button if you think you might come to the party.

Till then,

Elizabeth Rose

Lord of the Blade is FREE!

Lord of the Blade – Book 1 of my Legacy of the Blade Series is FREE from September 8-12.

Over twenty years ago I started writing my first romance novel. That was Lord of the Blade – back then called Devon’s Desire. It was almost bought by Harlequin, but the editor left on maternity leave and with her went my chance to be published by this big, prestigious publishing house.

Nevertheless, when I started publishing my own books after losing my job five years ago, I started with Lord of the Blade. It was an experiment and I thought no one would buy a lone book from a virtually unknown author. But, to my surprise, it sold quite well and to date is one of my top three sellers!

I didn’t have social media or a mailing list or even a website for the first year of publishing on my own. Still, the readers somehow found me and bought my books. Thank you, all of you for all your support! I hadn’t written a word in ten years, and the five books I had traditionally published were virtually dead by now since it had been so long. So this was a scary, but exciting new career change for me.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Today, I am proud to say I am working on my 75th book and loving being my own boss. I control what I write and I make my own covers. Yes, this is a dream job for me, and I wouldn’t trade it for the world. Lord of the Blade has recently gone through professional editing, as well as gotten a new cover. And it is now available in audiobook form, narrated by the multi-talented UK narrator, Kevin E. Green. (Click on the audiobook photo to purchase or to listen to an excerpt of the narration on amazon. The audiobook is also available on itunes and audible.) The narration brings the story and the wonderful characters to life. Above you’ll see a movie poster for the book. Hopefully, someday that dream will come true. I would love to see my books made into movies.

 

You will notice a few other new covers in the series as well. Watch for the whole series to be in audiobook form, hopefully by the end of the year! The books are all available as paperbacks on amazon or Barnes and Noble or ebooks from amazon only. If you are a kindle unlimited member, you can read the entire series for free.

 

 

Lord of the Blade is a story about a man (Corbett Blake) who is out to find redemption since his father married the vicar’s daughter and has sullied the Blake family name. (See the prequel for more on this.) Lord Corbett’s father had been stripped of his title before he died. But now Corbett has worked hard to regain the castle and lands that were lost. All he needs to satisfy the king and bring honor back to the family name is a noble wife. Devon is a girl who has been hidden away and raised at the monastery by the old midwife, Heartha, brought there by an old sorcerer right after she was born. Corbett finds her and brings her to his castle as his servant, and against all rules, he and Devon start to fall in love. But not everything is as it seems. And sometimes our dreams can come true if only we believe. Watch Lord Corbett’s raven closely, because there are some secrets amiss and you won’t want to overlook a clue.

So pick up your free copy of Lord of the Blade before the offer expires. And if you’d like to see the old covers, I haven’t had the chance to change them in the booktrailer yet. It is still a great trailer, so check it out as well as some of my other booktrailers by clicking HERE.

The books in the series are: Legacy of the Blade Prequel, Lord of the Blade, Lady Renegade, Lord of Illusion and Lady of the Mist.

Enjoy this epic series of honor, redemption and love. And be sure always to live your dreams to the fullest because life is too short to let it pass you by. 

Finally Home is here!

Hi everyone!

I am excited to tell you that the first book in my Sweet Nothings Series, Finally Home, has arrived. This will be a contemporary series with novellas that are sweet and clean and full of romantic emotions. It won’t take you behind the closed bedroom door, but none of the romance is compromised and these books will be filled with kisses, memories, light touches, gentle caresses, and a whole lot of attraction and romance. So why not give it a try?

Finally Home is a story I started years ago and found recently. I decided I really liked it and wanted to finish it. This is the story of a second chance romance between Allie Martinez and Logan MacQuaid. It is also a secret baby romance since I always love those. Of course, they all have happy endings.

 

 

 

 

 

I also wanted to tell you that I have finally gotten back to my young adult series that is based on dark, twisted nursery rhymes. It is my Once Upon a Rhyme Series. Mary, Mary (Quite Contrary) is book 1 and is now available with a brand new cover. On preorder is Book 2, Muffet (Little Miss Muffet) and Blue Book 3, (Little Boy Blue) is coming soon.

These are spooky tales set in contemporary time but with a paranormal twist. The books can be read and loved by all ages. So follow Raven Birchfield and her friends as they fight off evil characters of ancient nursery rhymes who start to invade their world. Muffet is on preorder now for only 99 cents and will be released on October 4th, just in time for Halloween.

If you like paranormal stories, you can enter the All Things Magical giveaway and have a chance to win a kindle ereader, giftcards and even ebooks. Be sure to follow me on Bookbub for an extra entry. Just click the photo to enter – and be sure to check out the bookfair while you are there.

If you haven’t already preorder Seductive Secrets, you’ll want to pick it up for only 99 cents while the price lasts. Exciting news: I have my narrator working on the audiobook right now, so it should be available around the same time as the ebook which releases on Sept. 26th.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

If you are a contemporary reader, I’ve decided to put the Small Town Sinners and Saints boxed set on kindle countdown. This includes the first FOUR full-length books of my 12 book Tarnished Saints Series. If you move quickly, you can pick it up for only 99 cents, but the price will go up every few days. Don’t forget the Tarnished Saints Christmas Series Prequel is always free on all venues. After you get it, treat yourself to the audiobook as well.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hope you are all enjoying the end of summer.

Elizabeth Rose

Free book and new preorder!

First, let me tell you about my brand new preorder, Finally Home for only 99 cents! This is a book I found in my archives that I had started years ago. It’s a contemporary, secret baby, and second chance at romance between Logan MacQuaid and Allie Martinez. Packed with emotion, a child and even a dog, this novella is a fun, fast, heart warming read.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Medieval lovers, now through July 30th, you can pick up a copy of the Daughters of the Dagger Prequel for free!  And don’t forget to pick up the audiobook afterwards!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Baron’s Bounty is only 99 cents through Aug. 1st. Murder, mystery and romance fill the pages as well as lots and lots of . . . shoes! Also available in audiobook format. 

Enjoy!

Elizabeth Rose