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

 

A Special Christmas Gift For You!

I’d like to wish a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to everyone! This year sped by so fast, I still can’t believe it is over. 2017 saw the release and/or completion of two new medieval series, Legendary Bastards of the Crown and Seasons of Fortitude. I also released the first book of a new series called Second in Command that takes secondary characters from any of my series and gives them their own story and happily-ever-after ending.

Here is a quick glance of the books or series I released in 2017.

As a special thank you present to all my readers, I am offering FREE from Dec. 22nd – 26th, A Kiss to Die For boxed set. These are four full-length books of several of my series that have a murder mystery combined with, of course, romance as the mystery is unveiled. (KU reads all series free.)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Now, I want to tell you about another free book that is very different than what I usually post. My father is 88 years old, and when his grandchildren were kids, he used to write poems for them. I wanted to do something special for my father who has always been so loving and giving, never thinking about himself. So those same poems that meant so much to my children long ago now will live on forever in a book by my father called Squeaky the Squirrel (A Children’s Book of Poems.) This is a book for young children, but it can be enjoyed by everyone. The ebook is FREE from Dec. 22nd – 26th. (If you prefer the picture book as a paperback, that is available for $9.99.)

What’s coming up on the agenda for me next year? First, you will see the completion of my Tangled Tales Series. These books are twisted, tangled, romantic retellings of fairy tales. Lady in the Tower (Rapunzel) is book 5 and will be released on Jan. 25th. You can preorder it now for the limited-time price of 99 cents by clicking HERE. If you like to read books in order, (although each book in all my series are stand-alones) here is the the entire series at a glance. Click on the photo to find out more or to read excerpts on any of the books.

Watch for the finish of the series, the stories about Cinderella and the Snow Queen, coming this winter. I also have another medieval series or two on the horizon that I think you will love. However, I am superstitious about saying too much too soon, so you’ll have to wait just a little longer to find out more. Expect another book or two in the Second in Command Series as well.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

If you enjoy audiobooks, please take a look at my audiobook library. Winter’s Flame – Book 4 of my Seasons of Fortitude Series is now available as an audiobook on amazon, itunes and audible. Listen to a sample on any of those sites. Other new audiobooks are Lady and the Wolf and Tarnished Saints’ Christmas. Watch for audiobooks of Just a Kiss (Frog Prince) and Beast Lord (Beauty and the Beast) coming in the next few months.

For a little holiday reading, you might want to try a few of my holiday themed and winter-based books such as Tarnished Saints’ Christmas (FREE on all venues), Or my Romantic Winter Wishes Collection that includes My Christmas Soldier, Hired Heart and Loving John99 cents and KU reads free. This is a limited time offer, so get yours before it is gone. 

I wish you all a safe, healthy and happy holiday season!

Elizabeth Rose

Historical Romance Author Hop, Contest, Prizes and Giveaways for the Holidays!

Ten authors have joined together this Christmas season to give you a chance to win some awesome prizes, just from visiting each author’s site. Join in on the fun from December 7th – 12th! Just collect the featured hero’s name from each site and return here to my site to enter the names into the rafflecopter. You can win a $100 or $50 amazon gift card, or a chance to win a special, hand-picked Christmas present along with a signed book from one of the authors. This contest will be posted on all author pages by Dec. 7th, even though some authors might post it a day early. (By entering, you are agreeing to subscribe to each author’s newsletter, but can cancel at any time.)

Just use the links to visit each author’s site. Collect their featured hero name and return to the rafflecopter at the end of this post to enter all the names at once, using commas.

1) Elizabeth Rose                   6) Collette Cameron

2) Eliza Knight                        7) Kathryn Le Veque

3) Glynnis Campbell              8) Christi Caldwell

4) Laurel O’Donnell               9) Amy Jarecki

5) Cecelia Mecca                 10) Julie Johnstone

My special Christmas gift to one winner is a signed copy of Winter’s Flame, and a wooden giftbox of assorted incense with a ceramic rose holder. 

There is also a second Rafflecopter of my own below the first. In my personal contest you have a chance to win a $20 amazon gift card or five people will win one of my audiobooks of their choice. Good Luck!

Also, for the holidays, I have a special collection of my novels that all have a murder in them. So if you like a little murder mystery with your romance, check out A Kiss to Die For. The set is only 99 cents, and KU reads free. This is a Limited Time offer only. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CONTEST: Enter all 10 hero names at once, using commas before you hit enter. (You are agreeing to be added to the newsletters of the 10 authors by entering. You can unsubscribe later if you want, but we hope you will give us a chance.)

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Here is my contest. (You won’t be signed up for any newsletters by entering the following rafflecopter.)

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FREE BOOK! From Dec. 6th through the 10th, you can pick up a FREE copy of Ruthless Knight – Book 2 of my Legendary Bastards of the Crown Series. Triplet bastards of the king vow revenge on the father who wanted them killed as babies. Find out more about the other books in the series by clicking HERE. (All available as audiobooks.)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

And don’t forget to preorder your copy of Lady in the Tower (Rapunzel) – Book 5 of my Tangled Tales Series. It releases on Jan. 25th, but you can preorder it now for the low, limited-time price of only 99 cents! – Happy Holidays!  Elizabeth Rose 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Three free books and three great contests!

Just a short note to say I have 3 FREE books for you right now. They are the Tarnished Saints’ Christmas (Series Prequel), Doubting Thomas – Book 1 of my Tarnished Saints Series, and for historical readers, The Baron’s Bounty – Book 2 of my Barons of Cinque Ports Series.

Thomas Taylor is a single father of six young boys. He’s been accused by the town of murdering his wife, but no murder weapon has been found. Angel DeMitri works for Child Protective Services. She vacations on Thunder Lake, and as a favor to her friend, goes on an unofficial visit to Thomas’ house to see if he is a fit father. FREE now through Dec. 2nd.

 

 

 

 

 

And the Tarnished Saints’ Christmas is the prequel to the series, told by Thomas as a teenager. You’ll find out how the boys earned the title of Tarnished Saints from their preacher father. This book is always free – on all venues. (Also available in audiobook form.)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

(NOTE: The Baron’s Bounty doesn’t go free until Nov. 29th.) The Baron’s Bounty has a murder in it as well. Isobel MacEwen has a love of shoes! She is witness to the Scottish king’s murder – but has only seen the feet of the killer. However, she has learned through the years to be able to identify people by their shoes and the way they walk. She is sent as a proxy of her cousin to marry the English baron, Lord Conlin De Braose – a single father with an adorable little girl. This book is filled with intrigue as well as chock full of wonderful information about medieval shoes. FREE  Nov. 29th through Dec. 3rd.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

There are also a few giveaways you might be interested in that end soon. You can win a Google Home in the Black Friday/Cyber Monday giveaway. Find new series while you enter. (Ends on the 30th.) 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Or follow authors on Bookbub to win one of several Kindles or lots of books. This ends on the 30th as well. Be sure to enter the Romance for the Holidays Giveaway before it’s too late.

And the last contest ends on Dec. 4th. You can win 30 books, or a Kindle Fire and 30 books. (By entering, you are agreeing to be added to each of the authors’ newsletter lists.) To enter and learn more, click the photo or Medieval and Scottish Highlander Giveaway.

One last reminder: If you haven’t picked up your copy of Midnight Lovers, you have only through Christmas to do it. It is only 99 cents and KU reads free – but it won’t last long, so hurry!

Have a great day!

Elizabeth Rose

Two Free Books for Thanksgiving!

Just a quick note to tell everyone that Daughters of the Dagger Prequel is FREE from Nov. 19th – 23rd. Lady Mirabelle de Burgh is determined to conceive children for her husband, the earl. In desperation she follows the superstition that to buy a jeweled dagger from an old, blind hag will ensure she has one baby for every dagger bought. But when greed causes her to steal a fifth dagger, her life changes forever.

Click HERE to get your FREE copy of Daughters of the Dagger Prequel. This book sets up the rest of the series, Ruby, Sapphire, Amber, Amethyst and Onyx. The entire series is available as ebooks, audiobooks and paperbacks. And Kindle Unlimited members can read the series for free.

And permanently free, you can pick up the Tarnished Saints’ Christmas – the prequel of the Tarnished Saints’ twelve-book series about twelve brothers. Sons of a preacher but far from saints, these men are nothing but trouble! The book shows you the men as children and the events that earned them the title of Tarnished Saints. The short story is followed by excerpts from each of the brothers’ books.

I am so excited to also announce that the audiobook of Tarnished Saints Christmas is available now as well. Pick up the free ebook first to get the audiobook for a discount. Listen to a snippet of the audio on my amazon page for this book.

In each of the Tarnished Saints Books you will find original, super easy-to-make recipes that are woven into the stories and made by the hero and heroine of the book. This Thanksgiving if you want a decadent dessert you can make in about five minutes, check out the recipe from Teaching Philip, Taylor’s Easy Chocolate Raspberry Mousse.

 

 

And don’t forget, if you enjoy boxed sets, for a limited time you can pick up Protectors of the Heart, Reluctant Brides or Midnight Lovers  each for only 99 cents/KU reads free. Each set contains full length stories from several of my series. Reluctant Brides will only be available at this price through Christmas, so get your copy today.   

You can also preorder Lady in the Tower (Rapunzel) – Book 5 of my Tangled Tales Series that will release on Jan. 25th.

Have a great Thanksgiving!

Elizabeth Rose

 

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(Here is the trailer for the Daughters of the Dagger Series – with the old covers.)