April 29th, 2011

detective

My Invitation's Lost in the Post ...





So how on earth did I get the poisoned chalice of blogging today at Not Your Usual Suspects? When the eyes of most of Britain - and, I may say, the world - are on an event as far removed from Clare London blogging as the sun from the earth? :)

I've spent the morning at a friend's, watching The Royal Wedding, and searching my rather weary brain for a connection with the NYUS blog. And ... failing. So, if you'll excuse a rather scribbled moment after a jug of Pimms - I posted some Royal mystery fiction instead: My Invitation's Lost in the Post....

CHAT

GET STEAMY ...with us on Sunday May 1

 On Sunday, May 1st, the first official festivities of the GayRomLit Retreat get under way as many of the participating authors gather together in theChatting with Joyfully Reviewed Yahoo Group where we’ll be posting excerpts, running contests for free books, and chatting about all the new and upcoming releases from your favorite authors.
Organizers will be on hand to talk about the Retreat, which is being held in New Orleans, October 13-16, 2011. Reader registration will only remain open until June 15th, so don’t wait! Stop by OUR WEBSITE for more information or to reserve your spot.
The thirty-six authors listed below will be participating in Sunday’s chat and have generously offered up the following e-books as giveaways which you can enter for a chance to win!!
 
 
WILLIAM NEALE - HOME ~ CAROL LYNNE - SPRING
RICK R. REED – HOW I MET MY MAN & HOMECOMING
PD SINGER – CROSS THE MOUNTAIN ~ MARIE SEXTON – PROMISES
HEIDI CULLINAN – THE SEVENTH VEIL
KATE MCMURRAY – THE BOY NEXT DOOR
JP BARNABY - ENLIGHTENED ~ KC BURN – SPICE ‘N’ SOLACE
BELINDA MCBRIDE – BLACK WOLF ~ AMBER KELL – KEVIN’S ALPHA
TD MCKINNEY – PAXTON’S WINTER ~ KIERNAN KELLY – CORNFED
ROWAN SPEEDWELL – KINDRED HEARTS
EM LYNLEY – EMERALD ~ ETHAN DAY – CHOICE FROM BACKLIST
EDEN WINTERS – SETTLING THE SCORE
BRYL R TYNE – FORSAKEN & TOUGH GUY

VIOLET SUMMERS – SOMETHING TO TALK ABOUT
BRITA ADDAMS – SPLENDID CAPTIVITY & LOVE IMMORTAL
SIMONE ANDERSON – TO LOVE AGAIN ~ AMBER GREEN - TURNCOAT
LYDIA NYX – FROM MOROCCO TO PARIS ~ MISSY WELCH – KLT23
DC JURIS – WHAT THE LADY WANTS & NO PLACE LIKE HOME
DAMON SUEDE – HOT HEAD ~ VJ SUMMERS – UNDER THE INFLUENCE
CLARE LONDON – CHOICE FROM BACKLIST
ANGELIA SPARROW – HOWL AT THE MISTLETOE
JAIME SAMMS – FIX THIS, SIR ~ JAMBREA JO JONES – TELL ME NOW
TREVA HARTE – MAXXED OUT ~ TRINA LANE – IN DREAMS HE CAME
TD MCKINNEY & TERRY WYLIS – PORTRAIT OF A KISS
JP BOWIE – BLOOD LURE & TRIP OF A LIFETIME
LYNN LORENZ – ROUGAROUX SOCIAL CLUB
 
In addition you’ll be treated to excerpts from some of the latest releases like the ones provided by the following authors!

WILLIAM NEALE – A NEW NORMAL ~ TC BLUE – MANDARIN ORANGE
ANGELIA SPARROW – SWIMMING THROUGH THE NET
CLARE LONDON – THE TOURIST ~ BRYL R TYNE – AT DAY’S END
TRINA LANE – THE PERFECT BALANCE ~ BARRY BRENNESSEL - TINSELTOWN
CAROL LYNNE – CRIMSON MOON ~ PD SINGER – FALL DOWN THE MOUNTAIN
MARIE SEXTON – PARIS A TO Z ~ BELINDA MCBRIDE – BLAQUE/BLEU
KIERNAN KELLY – A WEAPON OF OPPORTUNITY
AMANDA YOUNG – PRECIOUS ACHE
EM LYNLEY – THIEF OF HEARTS
 
The day will run from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. CST in the Chatting with Joyfully Reviewed Yahoo Group.
I hope everyone will stop by to catch up with your favorite authors and join in all the fun!
Can’t wait to see you there!
J.P. Bowie * Ethan Day * Lynn Lorenz * Carol Lynne * Amanda Young