If you missed the Nancy Drew event in Dubuque at River Lights Bookstore, my next event is in Madison at
1863 Monroe St., Madison
Saturday, June 28th
Just like with all my other Nancy Events, there will be a costume contest and a trivia contest with prizes!
Hint: No one has dressed up yet, so if you want to win a prize, that’s a sure way to do it!
Hope to see you there!
Please feel free to share this with your friends
The next chance to win one of my books or some other cool Nancy stuff is at River Lights Bookstore in Dubuque, IA this Saturday.
If you can’t make it, share this post with a fellow Nancy lover – they would appreciate it and so would I!
There is a new book out there that is a little different than most: Clusters: Case of the Missing by T.M. Williams
It is fiction but it is based off of real cases of missing persons. I have had time to read the whole thing so I can’t tell you much about it, but here is the blurb from Goodreads:
Seven year old Olivia Baxter and her dog vanish while playing in the front yard of her family’s home. After a week of searching, Olivia’s body was suddenly found in the closet, even after the police had thoroughly investigated the home.
Ethan Franco is a troubled journalist working for the Washington Gazette. His inability to move on from the past has deflated the passion he had for his career, causing him to lose his edge. Frustrated with Ethan Franco, but not wanting to lose his once star journalist, Editor-in-Chief, Jameson Stone assigns him a story to cover as a last chance to prove he could be the reporter he once was.
Ethan Franco begins his investigation into the mysterious death of Olivia Baxter and other unexplained disappearances, believing there may be a connection in the cases. No sooner did Franco begin his investigation then he realizes he is being tailed by government agencies.
Large footprints in the woods, strange sounds, foul stenches, and a looming government presence become pieces of the puzzle in cases of the missing.
Inspired by real events, the author of the Bohemian Grove trilogy and the Apocalypse brings forth a story that has been kept a secret for over a century — a story that a large group of people are still trying to keep under wraps.
This is a bit about Ms Williams:
T.M. Williams began her writing career by accident when a song inspired a story. Once she discovered the writing bug she couldn’t stop. Since starting her writing career late in 2012 she has gone on to write several more novels, including two Amazon best-sellers.
Genre: Experimental Fiction and Non-Fiction
She is published by AZ Publishing Svcs. Undead Winter, the novella, is a self-published piece.
There is also a giveaway associated with this book, which is current part of a blog tour. So if you’d like a copy of one of William’s other books “Anna Hyde in Jekyll Park,” sign on up by clicking on the link!
Here I am at the Books and Company book event in Oconomowoc, Wisconsin on Thursday.
I’m wearing my Nancy outfit – can you tell?
I met with some very nice Nancy fans, and we gave away a copy of “Will the Real Carolyn Keene Please Stand Up” and a store gift certificate with our trivia contest, since I was the only one who dressed up.
My next event is at River Lights Bookstore in Dubuque
1098 Main St.
Saturday, June 20th at 1pm.
We will again give away a book and bookstore gift certificate, so pull out those Nancy or Ned Nickerson outfits, brush up on your Nancy trivia and I’ll see you there!
p.s. Both are independent bookstores and need your support (just like us indie authors!)!
Since it’s winter and there isn’t much else to do but read, I am offering two books for the price of one.
Buy my book on Nancy Drew for $3.99 and get Rosebloom for FREE!
And as a bonus to followers of this website or my writing/publishing website, you can chose from any of my other books for your second (Free) book.
Just comment on this post and let me know you bought my Nancy Drew book and tell your preference for your second FREE book and I’ll send you the code or link to your FREE book! It’s that simple.
I wanted to give a small gift to you – the followers and visitors to my blog.
(Sorry – it’s not a cute puppy in a box.)
From now until the end of the year, my latest book “Will the Real Carolyn Keene Please Stand Up” will be on sale as an ebook for 99 cents from Amazon and Smashwords (which includes the ibookstore for you iusers!)
AND THAT’S NOT ALL! (the announcer yelled)
You can get my first ebook – “Rosebloom” for free! Yes, Free!
(To get the free version, you have to go to Smashwords. They have versions for both kindle and all other readers (including ibookstore users). Amazon would only let me decrease the price to 99 cents – the stinkers.)
And because I like you so much, feel free to share this sale with your friends and family!
Ho, Ho, Ho – Merry Christmas!
I don’t mean to inundate you with stuff about my Nancy Drew book, but I have to share this bit of news because it doesn’t cost a thing!
For those who would like a chance at a free, signed copy of my Nancy book, just click the Goodreads link below and sign up. I’m giving away 8 free copies between now and July 25th.
And if you’re not a Nancy fan, you might know someone who is, someone who would love to read about the inside (controversial) story behind Nancy.
Retweet, face share or just tell your book friends about it too! Who doesn’t like free (no shipping cost or anything!)
Have you every wondered who came up with the clever, handy, intelligent and fashionable Nancy Drew?
Well now you can find out by reading “Will the Real Carolyn Keene Please Stand Up.”
It actually wasn’t one person who created Nancy, it was three, but there is some debate about even that.
The ebook is on pre-SALE for $2.99 now through June 30th! Come July 1 it will sell for $4.99
Note for Kindle Users: Amazon doesn’t do presales for ebooks, so if you have a Kindle and want to take advantage of this sale, leave me a comment to that effect on this post and I’ll give you a code for a discounted ebook come July 1 with the same extras as below depending on when you post your message.
But more than that!
IF YOU BUY THE EBOOK IN
Week 1: between June 1 – 7, and you sign up to get email notices from this blog
(or if you are already a fan of this blog and you tell me in a post that you referred a friend to this blog),
I will give you the paper version of the book for $10! (That’s 40% off the normal cover price of $16- shipping not included)
Week 2: between June 8th and 14th, if you write a review for this book on your favor book site and you send me a link to your review,
I will give you the paper version of the book for $10 and a free ebook of your choice! (That’s 40% off the normal cover price of $16- shipping not included)
Week 3: between June 15th and 21st , and you like my book facebook page (www.facebook.com/ckbooks), I will give you any one of my other ebooks absolutely FREE!
Week 4: between June 22nd and June 30th, if you tweet or share this book or this blog post on facebook, I will give you any one of my other ebooks absolutely FREE!
So tell your friends and pick up “Will the Real Carolyn Keene Please Stand Up” and find the true story behind the Nancy that everyone knows and loves.
I am happy to report that I am one of at least 15 authors featured inIndierecon’s kobo giveaway. Click below to enter the rapplecopter give-away to try and win a kobo with The Red Velvet Box on it plus many more! http://www.indierecon.org/p/indierecon-grand-prize-giveaway-prizes.html