Los Angeles Times Festival of Books 2017

I’ll be selling and signing my Thin Blue Thread Series on Sunday, April 23rd from 12-2pm. Come on by Booth 937 for a pic and a book.

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LA COTTON’S RELEASE DAY HOP

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WELCOME TO MY STOP ON L A COTTON’S RELEASE DAY HOP

In celebration of the release of Tribulation and Truths (Chastity Falls #3), L A is giving one lucky person the chance to win a Chastity Falls bundle (including a t-shirt, signed paperbacks and official swag, and a $50 / £30 Amazon giftcard).  Over 70 of the participating authors and blogs are also donating prizes on their hop stops – which means there are lots of chances to win!!!

Tribulation and Truths (Chastity Falls Book 3) NOW LIVE

Amazon > myBook.to/TribulationandTruths

iTunes > http://bit.ly/iBookTribulation

Kobo > http://bit.ly/KoboTribulation

Nook > http://bit.ly/NookTribulation

Loyalty and Lies (Chastity Falls Book 1)

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Salvation and Secrets (Chastity Falls Book 2)

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THE GRAND PRIZE

Hidden across the 83 hop stops are a series of letters  which, when joined together, will reveal a phrase (and sneak peek to the next book in the Chastity Falls Series – Braiden’s book). To be in with a chance to win the grand prize, you need to solve the phrase and enter your answer and details here

>> http://goo.gl/forms/NFqhykSyJo <<

 

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THIS STOP’S GIVEAWAY

Like and comment on this post to win an eCopy of:

WALK WITH ME, Thin Blue Thread, Book 1

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HOP TO THE NEXT STOP >>>

 

If you get lost a complete list for all the stops is here >>>  www.facebook.com/authorlacotton or here http://lacotton.com/release-day-hop/

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Lianne

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CONFLICTING REVIEWS FOR TURN TO ME, The Thin Blue Thread 2

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Donovan vs. Brandon

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The reviews are starting to come in for TURN TO ME, Book 2 in The Thin Blue Thread series, and there seems to be some conflict with my readers. It’s very interesting. Some are team Donovan and some are team Brandon. Two similar, but different personalities. I din’t expect my characters to evoke such feelings, but I’m glad that they do. That means I’ve created multidimensional characters and like real people are liked by some and not others. For a writer that’s exciting.

Where my storyline was inspired by true events and the main characters inspired by real people, this is a fictional romance and the characters have come to life on the pages and are acting in a way that makes me feel uncomfortable at times, but also true to their backstory and development within the book. An exciting process to be a part of and I’m so thrilled to go along and document their journey with my words.

TURN TO ME is currently available at: Bookstrand, but soon to all E retailers.

COVER REVEAL OF: TURN TO ME (The Thin Blue Thread 2)

It’s in.

The cover of Book 2 in The Thin Blue Thread Series – TURN TO ME

Add it to you TBR list on Goodreads:  https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/22435604-turn-to-me

Release date: February 2015

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The “Swoon-worthy” Donovan Alexander returns in Turn to Me, the newest work of fiction in the Thin Blue Thread Series inspired by true events from author Kaitlyn Stone. This steamy contemporary new adult romance series features alpha male heroes and sexy, empowered women. They’re flawed, funny, passionate, and relatable.

When fate intervenes, resurfacing both their painful pasts, 19-year-old college student Kenna Sloane and 22-year-old rookie cop Donovan Alexander must deal with the consequences and the unresolved feelings. Kenna turns to Donovan for support and guidance, seeking the release only Donovan can provide. But the more he becomes preoccupied with the Santa Monica drug taskforce, his heart blackens with vengeance for his brother and he risks losing Kenna’s love forever.

Don’t miss this intriguing story of forgiveness and letting go.

MY 2014 JOURNEY CONTINUES INTO 2015.THANKS TO YOU!

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January 3, 2015

One year. Three hundred and sixty five days. What a difference a year can make. You know how sometimes things just seem to work out for a reason; that the path you start down, while once invisible, magically appears with each step forward you take, propelling you further down the road? It’s like every cobblestone is laid out specifically for you, but the pavers are only put into place if you continue forward. That’s how this year has been for me.

My journey as a romance author began one year ago. At this time in 2014, my husband left for three months to receive training at the FBI Academy in Quantico, Virginia. Yes, the real Federal Bureau of Investigations. The same base made famous by Clarisse in Silence of the Lambs.

I had been playing around with the idea of publishing a novel for a while, having been told by friends who know us that our relationship and love story – while fairytale in nature – is inspiring and others would be fascinated to read a book about it. Sometimes our own lives are larger than fiction.

My goal was to finish my novel, polish it the best I could, and get it published. I wanted this to be my husband’s anniversary present. Two weeks after his return I got an acceptance email from Bookstrand Publishing saying they wanted to publish my novel and it was set to be released the same week as our anniversary in July.

Fortunately for me, my novel was released while I was out of the country. I chose not to read any reviews just in case my book bombed. I didn’t want to ruin my trip. But when I returned, to my surprise, my average rating was 4 out of 5 stars, and readers not only liked my story, but loved it and my characters, too. They got it. Got what I was trying to say and the message I was trying to convey. Yes, it reads like a memoir at times, because it was inspired by true events in my own life.

I know I’m no award-winning writer and even rereading my first book now, I can see areas I would like to change, but Book 1, WALK WITH ME, is just the beginning of Kenna and Donovan’s story. This book establishes the foundation for these complex characters and the emotional hurdles they had to jump over to connect with each other.

With enough material to write multiple books, I have three planned for this series. Book 2, TURN TO ME, is slated for release by my publisher next month. Book 2 is about life interfering, as it often does, and challenging this couple’s epic love.

But unbeknown to this young couple actions from Book 1 and Book 2 has set in motion events beyond their control and Book 3 will further test their commitment to each other. A dramatic ending to this legendary love story, Book 3, STAND WITH ME, should be finished and ready for publication by this summer.

I don’t know where or when this journey will end, but as long as this path continues to appear before me I will advance one step at a time, and I hope to see you – my first true fans – continuing along with me.

I plan to reward my fans with first chance at my ARCs (advanced reader copies) before I release them to bloggers and reviewers. But to receive this benefit you need to subscribe to my website at www.kaitlynstone.com. I don’t send out spamy emails, only important announcements, so don’t miss out on free eBooks and special giveaways.

HAPPY NEW YEAR! I wish each one of you health, happiness, and a prosperous New Year.

Kaitlyn Stone

Love Addiction Anthology – 8 Steamy New Adult Novels in 1

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LOVE ADDICTION: a holiday anthology
Eight steamy stories of love and lust to melt your winter blues. Today’s hot new adult romance authors will hook you with a sexy ski instructor, a spicy Aussie, an infuriatingly-charming husband, a lusty lumberjack, a hunky romantic football player, a bad-boy protector, a smokin’ hot snowboarder and a hauntingly-handsome man with a secret.

Now Available! .99c for the boxed set!Purchase here:  

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More about the books included in the anthology…

#1: CRAVE by Violet Vaughn

Casey Cassidy gets what she wants.

Determined to get over Jason and find a man that wants a family, she moves to Breckenridge, Colorado.

Landing a job skiing every day, Casey finds Blaine Johnson – a wish come true. A hunky surfer turned ski instructor, he checks…

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