Cruisin’ with RWA

Mmm…I wonder what Enrico, Carmelo and Clint have planned for Mother’s Day? I’m sure they’ll find something in this week’s Cruisin’ for their mums. We have quite a selection for you this week 🙂

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.

New Contracts

has signed a three book contract with Escape Publishing for a romagic comedy novel, HAUNTED EVER AFTER; a novella, 12 DAVES OF CHRISTMAS; and the next in her Tarrin’s Bay series, MIRACLE IN MARCH.

New Releases

The large print edition GRACE’S COTTAGE (contemporary romance) comes out on 1 June from Ulverscroft. It is available on preorder.

The final part of Anna’s Traders series has been released in two parts. Now the hardback and ebook versions are out all over the world.


THE TRADER’S REWARD is doing well at Amazon UK, dipping into and out of the top 100 sagas.

RWA Blog

May 5 – Author Spotlight gets a mini-faceliftFaned covers

May 6Romance Rocks 2014 presents…Dr John Barletta

May 7 – What to diss when you go DIY with your trailer

May 9Romance Rocks 2014 presents…Fiona Lowe

May 11 – Event Announcements

May 13 – Romance Rocks presents…Susanna Rogers

May 15 – Cruisin’ with RWA

Cruisin’ Member Blogs

Are you an RWA Member? Share a link and a short blurb here each week by emailing the details to us at:

Reward yourself! There’s still time (until Friday 9th midnight Qld time) to enter Anna Jacobs’s lucky commenter giveaway for a hard copy of one of her Trader series books on my website. Don’t forget to leave your email addy to enter!

10 May — Alexa Bravo will be my guest talking about her new release and answering questions about her writing process.

On May 6, Cathryn Hein will be visiting Words, Windmills and Plot Wrinkles blog to talk about Getting Animal and how we love anthropomorphising our pets.

Anna has been doing a bit of PR including two guest blogs, in which she talks about writing and other ‘stuff’. Each has a giveaway on offer.

If you have time, she’d love you to visit  at:

Susanne Bellamy’s ‘All the World’s a Page’ and Tawny Weber’s ‘Quick Six’

Leave a comment to be included in the draw.

Feeling the winter chill and need a bit of comfort food? Then look no further than the very warming Friday Feast. This week multi award-winning romantic suspense author Helene Young will have you drooling over seasonal produce and all its possibilities. Plus share how you go about deciding what to cook and you’ll go into the draw to win a copy of Helene’s latest best-seller, SAFE HARBOR. Now that’s comfort!


May 6 – Good News Day

May 4 – Enchanted Orb with Daniel de Lorne

Blogs from Fantasy and Paranormal Author Eleni Konstantine

May 10 – Stacey Nash
May 24 – Mary deHaas

Tuesday TalesMore Beginnings

Snippet Sunday – EVERY MILE OF THE WAY

MORE BEGINNINGS review by the newspaper The Courier

May I introduce: Nicole Zoltack STARVING FOR LOVE

May 11 – Hearts n Wined Mother’s Day Giveaway

April 26 – Hearts n Wined – Romance WA Style

Bernadette Rowley on Author Talk blog.

Don’t forget the month of May is auction time for the Brenda Novak Diabetes Cause.

Promo post for the Brenda Novak 2014 Auction for Diabetes. There are two virtual donation baskets by Down Under writers; one includes critiques and the other 34 ebooks. Any shares, greatly appreciated and remember, bidding goes all through the month of May.

Who are you – Ice (from Journey of the Princess of Ice: The Elementals) by Laverne Thompson

Cathleen Ross visited The Ecstasy Files for an intimate chat on In Bed With…

Enrico’s Pick Six

Submit your blog site link to to share with our readers. Enrico hand picks six blogs to showcase every week. EnricoEnrico’s Pick Six this week:

1. Anita Joy
2. Cats, Books & Life
3. Historical Hearts
4. Imogene Nix
5. Jane Quick
6. Kiki Fu

Have a great week and happy writing!

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