Cruisin’ with RWA

Clint and Enrico will be hanging up their chauffeur hats and limo keys for a well-deserved rest from December 20 to January 2. If you have any news or events you’d like posted, next week will be their last post for 2013. They will be back in January 2014 and look forward to your company as we go Cruisin’ the blogging highway.

Cruisin’ the News

We love celebrating success. Our members are encouraged to send in their New Release news for publishing in Hearts Talk and the New Releases blog. Don’t miss the deadline! Send in your new releases by the 8th of every month to:

Of course, the Cruisin’ Crew don’t want to miss out on the celebrations, so drop Clint and Enrico an email with your blogs, new contract, first sale, new cover or release news at Don’t forget to come back on Sunday for a list of exciting writing-related events delivered by our members.

Cover Reveals

A brand new release TANGLING WITH THE CEO from Annie Seaton, on sale from December 9

Juliet celebrates the cover reveal for her upcoming new release, FEBRUARY OR FOREVER

Claire is thrilled to share the cover for her debut February release, WHAT GOES ON TOUR


Macmillan has secured world English rights, in a four-book deal, to the author’s new adult series, STAGE DIVE. The first book in the series, LICK, is set for May 2014, to be released simultaneously in print and digital by Macmillan’s English language divisions in England, the States and Australia.

Dani’s paranormal romance sold to Escape Publishing.  BESPELLED is to be released February 2014.

Diane’s debut thriller, RUN TO ME, will be released in the U.S. and Canada in April 2014.

Susan’s THE JAM SETTER has print and e-pub contracts, out next year with Rogue Phoenix Press.

Has made her first sale in a three book deal to Ellora’s Cave. The Personal Protection erotic romance series includes three full length novels: FOR HER PROTECTION, FOR HIS PROTECTION and CLOSE PROTECTION

contracted book seven in her League of Love Series with Totally Bound Publishing (previously known as Total-E-Bound). CASSIE’S CHOICE releases January 2014.

has sold a regency romantic suspense, LORD SOMERTON’S HEIR, to Escape Publishing. She also has an English Civil War historical romance, CLAIMING THE REBEL’S HEART, coming out in January 2014.


A TRYST IN TIME has been nominated in the Goodreads Members Choice Award for M/M Historical.


Cruisin’ Member Blogs

Clint fueled up the limo and went cruisin’ the Blogging Highway for great blogs to keep you entertained. Are you an RWA Member? Share a link and a short blurb here each week by emailing the details to us at:

Jane Beckenham and THE HIGHWAYMAN’S BRIDE pull in to All the World’s a Page this weekend. Jane’s love of historical romance is evident and you should hear what she has planned for next year!

Calling all chocoholics, because this week Friday Feast is the place for YOU. Australian author Suzanne Brandyn has death in mind and we’re not talking about one of her thrilling romantic suspense novels either. This is Death By Chocolate. Plus guess what Suzanne doesn’t eat much of and you’ll go into the draw to win a copy of her latest release COLD FEAR. Chocolate and book thrills. What a way to go!

December 7 – DARKLIGHT ON with Christina Phillips

December 11 – GOOD NEWS DAY with Kylie Griffin

December 12 – MAGIC THURSDAY – Shona Husk with Lord of the Hunt & giveaway

December 4 – Release Day: Enchanted

December 6 – Release Day: SNOOP (Snoop Cases #1)

December 12 – Please say hello to fellow Aussie author Annie Seaton, introducing her latest release TANGLING WITH THE CEO.

Jenn J McLeod travels across the ditch to interview New Zealand’s Zana Bell.

Juliet is planning an online new year’s celebration to coincide with the release of her novel THE JANUARY WISH, to help spread good wishes to as many people as possible. It’s called The Wishing Festival and is a facebook event on the weekend of the 4th & 5th January 2014.

To celebrate 50 reviews on Amazon for her romantic comedy time travel, FAST FORWARD, Juliet shared the first scene of the sequel, DIORA’S DAY OFF.

Part two of a new beginning on her blog this week.

Today is the official paperback launch of SEVEN LITTLE WORDS, published by Sweet Cravings Publishers. I would be delighted if you can find time to check out the link on ARRA.

December 10 – SARA News with Eleni Konstantine

December 11 – READING ADVENTURES with Emmeline Lock


Enrico’s Pick SixEnrico

Submit your blog site link to to share with our readers. Enrico hand picks six blogs to showcase every week.

Enrico’s Pick Six this week:

  1. Alissa Callen
  2. Cathryn Hein
  3. Dy Loveday
  4. Eva Scott
  5. Historical Belles and Beaus
  6. Imelda Evans

Have a great week from the Cruisin’ Chauffeurs.

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