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#Giveaway: Jeffe Kennedy, Amara Royce, Holley Trent

Welcome to the Dear Author August Extravaganza, Day 32.

Yes, I know it is September 1, but I forgot on three author giveaways you guys! So we have one more day.

From Author Jeffe Kennedy


Selected as a recommended read by the USA Today Happy Ever After blog, Fiction Vixen and Heroes and Heartbreakers, RUBY was called “a hot and sensual read” by Library Journal.

Danielle Sosna has no problem denying herself in order to achieve her goals—after all, that attitude landed her a dream job at Vogue Paris. But in New Orleans for one last assignment before heading overseas, she’s faced with the most decadent of temptations. Seductive Cajun chef Bobby Prejean takes Dani’s strength of will as a challenge, and offers her a night of wild indulgence—if she will agree to obey his every command.

Dani can’t resist Prejean’s invitation to join him in a world of carnal desire, complete with fetish costumes and masks. Determined to keep her emotional distance, she gives Prejean everything but her name. A night becomes a week, as she spends Mardi Gras suspended in the delicious space where pleasure meets pain.

Too late, she realizes the cloak of anonymity has not protected her—and that chasing her dream might come at the expense of her heart.

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From Author Holley Trent


  About My Nora: The 2013 single title Abalone Award single title winner, and TRR top pick. Artist Manora Fredrickson moves home to her ancestral North Carolina in search of quiet. Instead, she finds herself living in a rural fishbowl with one of the people looking in being the country boy next door. Matt Vogel wants to make her his, but the ambitious Nora is afraid settling down would be settling…period. Signed paperback. More info available at: a Rafflecopter giveaway

From Author Amara Royce


Expect the unexpected, especially in a room filled with books…

Honoria Duchamp is well aware that men often consider widows easy prey for the role of mistress. What else could explain the attentions of handsome Lord Devin, and his visits to her bookshop? The much younger Viscount has even shown interest in the printing press with which she creates pamphlets on London’s basest injustices. Yet his chief interest appears to be in her…

Coerced to investigate Nora’s controversial pamphlets, Devin expected to find a bookish matron. Instead, he is taken with Nora’s womanly beauty, sharp intellect, and quick wit. Soon, what begins as an unwelcome task becomes a pleasure, and Devin’s job becomes more dangerous—for them both. For Nora has no idea of the vicious element she’s crossed. Now Devin will risk his reputation to protect her—and much more to win her love…

“Deliciously romantic and sizzling with sensual tension.” –Nicola Cornick, USA Today bestselling Author

Available from Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Kobo, iTunes, and other online booksellers


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Jane Litte is the founder of Dear Author, a lawyer, and a lover of pencil skirts. She spends her downtime reading romances and writing about them. Her TBR pile is much larger than the one shown in the picture and not as pretty. You can reach Jane by email at jane @ dearauthor dot com


  1. Jeffe Kennedy
    Sep 01, 2013 @ 10:07:10

    We’re like the girls of summer – the beach might be emptying out, but we’re still here! Thanks for catching us on the bonus day, Jane!


  2. Amie S.
    Sep 01, 2013 @ 10:15:04

    More great giveaways! Thank you


  3. Tammy
    Sep 01, 2013 @ 10:20:13

    I like the cover of Never Too Late with the green lettering and her red hair.


  4. rissatoo
    Sep 01, 2013 @ 10:24:38

    With the lack of national holidays, August has always seemed endless, so having the August giveaways stretch to a 32nd day is fitting. :)


  5. LethalLovely
    Sep 01, 2013 @ 10:43:53

    Yay for extra day of giveaways (I totally didn’t mean for that to rhyme)!


  6. Debbie
    Sep 01, 2013 @ 10:48:27

    Crossing fingers for one last chance at winning… Thanks authors and DA.


  7. Megan B
    Sep 01, 2013 @ 10:58:23

    Best surprise ever? Yes, I’d say so :)


  8. judi l
    Sep 01, 2013 @ 10:58:33

    Gotta love an extra day of give aways


  9. Nancy B
    Sep 01, 2013 @ 11:19:12

    Thanks for the “month” of giveaways!


  10. Jeffe Kennedy » Jeffe’s Five Tricks for Juggling Multiple Projects and Deadlines
    Sep 01, 2013 @ 11:37:51

    […] of which, Dear Author is giving away three copies of Ruby.As of this writing, the giveaway ends in 36 hours, so hie on over if you’re […]

  11. Ashley F
    Sep 01, 2013 @ 11:47:14

    “Ruby” was on of my 2013 faves thus far. I’ve read the whole series and I love them all. Great giveaway.


  12. Katherine
    Sep 01, 2013 @ 12:03:35

    A bonus day. Woo hoo!

    With two books that I’ve had on my To Buy list for a while.


  13. Nadia Lee
    Sep 01, 2013 @ 12:23:04

    Ruby cover looks very pretty.


  14. Holley Trent
    Sep 01, 2013 @ 12:25:12

    @Jeffe Kennedy: I like being “bonus.” I feel like the surprise inside the Cracker Jack box!


  15. Flash Giveaway – Paperback My Nora
    Sep 01, 2013 @ 12:34:27

    […] Ends tomorrow! Go! Go! Go! […]

  16. victoria schultz
    Sep 01, 2013 @ 12:43:16

    Again thank you for all of these giveaways!


  17. eenayray
    Sep 01, 2013 @ 12:56:52

    One last time! Thanks again for all the giveaway opportunities!


  18. Danielle H
    Sep 01, 2013 @ 13:32:18

    Thanks for the giveaways.


  19. Lindsey E
    Sep 01, 2013 @ 13:35:09

    Thanks for the giveaways.


  20. Jacqueline
    Sep 01, 2013 @ 13:46:45

    Thanks for all of the giveaways!


  21. TerryS
    Sep 01, 2013 @ 14:00:33

    Great ending to a month of giveaways! Thanks!


  22. MaryK
    Sep 01, 2013 @ 14:46:34

    One last chance! I may need to start facebooking just for contests.


  23. ms bookjunkie
    Sep 01, 2013 @ 14:48:17

    I guess I’ll try my luck one more time… ;)


  24. Glittergirl
    Sep 01, 2013 @ 14:53:55

    I’ve been seeing Amanda’s book on the blogs and it looks good AND I love the cover…it draws me.

    Thanks for the extra day. It’s been a lovely month ^_^


  25. Make Kay
    Sep 01, 2013 @ 14:56:56

    Woo hoo- bonus day! Thanks!!


  26. emmad
    Sep 01, 2013 @ 15:06:26

    Sad to see the end but it’s been a great month :)


  27. Jessica
    Sep 01, 2013 @ 15:26:39

    What a happy surprise! Thanks for the giveaways.


  28. Kelley
    Sep 01, 2013 @ 15:27:43

    Thanks for the last day of giveaways!


  29. Michelle - Snarky Mom
    Sep 01, 2013 @ 15:37:03

    I’ve always thought there should be 32 days in a month. Just like we should get 25 hours in a day. Just sayin’. :)


  30. Jackie
    Sep 01, 2013 @ 15:38:33

    What a great way to start September!!!


  31. Kim
    Sep 01, 2013 @ 15:43:43

    Thanks for another day of giveaways.


  32. Carolyne
    Sep 01, 2013 @ 15:49:04

    The My Nora cover definitely caught my eye.


  33. Zoeypeacock
    Sep 01, 2013 @ 15:52:26

    Thanks for the giveaways


  34. Melinda
    Sep 01, 2013 @ 16:01:02

    Great, an extra chance!


  35. Julaine
    Sep 01, 2013 @ 16:02:47

    Once again, my thanks for the giveaways and all the hard work your site does to keep us all informed about issues that affect readers.


  36. Amara Royce
    Sep 01, 2013 @ 16:03:07

    Thanks so much to Dear Author for the opportunity!

    And I agree it’s sort of great to be a bonus day!

    Thanks for the comments on the cover and the book! I was very happy when my publisher revealed the cover. And I wish you all luck with the giveaways!


  37. erinf1
    Sep 01, 2013 @ 16:04:57

    thanks for the “bonus’ giveaway! Another set of awesome books :)


  38. kp
    Sep 01, 2013 @ 16:06:09

    Great way to start September!


  39. bn100
    Sep 01, 2013 @ 16:28:28

    Interesting books


  40. Cassandra B.
    Sep 01, 2013 @ 16:40:13

    What a nice surprise!


  41. Sandypo
    Sep 01, 2013 @ 16:50:54

    Don’t apologize — your readers are not upset to have one more chance to win some free books, believe me. It’s a nice surprise as many others have already said.


  42. Marcy Shuler
    Sep 01, 2013 @ 16:56:47

    All three of these books sound good! Thanks for a day 32. :)



  43. MissE
    Sep 01, 2013 @ 17:14:41

    Bonus giveaway! Nice Sunday surprise.


  44. Liz
    Sep 01, 2013 @ 17:27:46

    Ooh, an extra give-away. I love it.


  45. Victoria Zumbrum
    Sep 01, 2013 @ 17:42:35

    Thanks for the awesome giveaways. Lots of wonderful books to read.


  46. Barbara Elness
    Sep 01, 2013 @ 18:20:28

    I’m especially drawn to Never Too Late, I love the cover and it sounds like a fantastic story.


  47. Mary Preston
    Sep 01, 2013 @ 18:20:40

    Wonderful thank you.


  48. Christine M.
    Sep 01, 2013 @ 18:22:45



  49. Julie
    Sep 01, 2013 @ 18:46:13

    Thanks for the chance to win!


  50. Denise Van Plew
    Sep 01, 2013 @ 20:13:11

    Where I live right now it is hot and these 3 books fit right in with the weather. Love books set in the south and historical romances. Crimson Romance has some great titles. Thanks again for all these giveaways.


  51. EvelynS
    Sep 01, 2013 @ 20:29:37

    Thanks for the bonus giveaway!!!


  52. Jordan R.
    Sep 01, 2013 @ 20:29:39

    Thanks for the opportunities!


  53. Becky
    Sep 01, 2013 @ 20:32:54

    Woot! Extra day–thanks! :)


  54. Jenna
    Sep 01, 2013 @ 21:08:58

    Christmas came early:)


  55. Justine
    Sep 01, 2013 @ 21:57:59

    The extra day is a fun surprise!


  56. Chelsea B.
    Sep 01, 2013 @ 22:06:49

    Extra day of giveaways for the WIN!


  57. Ellie
    Sep 01, 2013 @ 22:34:37

    What a nice bonus contest. Thank you!


  58. Sabrina P
    Sep 02, 2013 @ 00:53:42

    Woohoo! One more day, not complaining one bit!


  59. Maureen
    Sep 02, 2013 @ 04:48:58

    Thanks for the bonus day of contests.


  60. Winter
    Sep 02, 2013 @ 05:06:39

    Thanks for all the great giveaways!


  61. Sherry Haut
    Sep 02, 2013 @ 07:58:05

    Thank you for all the contests!!


  62. Kate M
    Sep 02, 2013 @ 10:32:12

    Woohoo! An extra day of giveaways is the bees knees. Thanks for such a fun month.


  63. Faye
    Sep 02, 2013 @ 12:19:00

    Thanks again!


  64. M Moore
    Sep 02, 2013 @ 12:34:00

    Thanks for one more chance to win! :)


  65. Suz Glo
    Sep 02, 2013 @ 13:51:39

    I’m sorry to see August go and, along with it, such a fun contest every day. Thanks again, DA!


  66. Jolanda van Kleef
    Sep 02, 2013 @ 14:39:10

    One more, thanks!


  67. Anna
    Sep 02, 2013 @ 14:43:34

    It’s been fun!


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