Tag Archives: romance readers

Announcing the prize #giveaway winners: the moon, autographed books & more!

I’ve had a series of contests recently, and I want to announce the winners. All were chosen by random drawing, using random.org. First, the winner of the Freebie Friday/Black Friday drawing for a moon light is…Joyce Jette! The Cy-Ops Sci-fi … Continue reading

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A Facebook group for readers & fans of Cara Bristol books & science fiction romance #SFR

Let’s chat! I wanted to find a way to talk to readers. To hear what they like & dislike and tell them what I have in the works bookwise. Newsletters are too infrequent and don’t allow for conversation and news … Continue reading

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Freebie Friday: win a toy for your dog or cat #Scifirom #PetsInSpace #FreebieFriday

*  * UPDATE *  * The Freebie Friday drawing is now closed, and the winners have been selected. The winner of the dog toy is Sharon Extine and the winner of the cat toy is Louise Haring. Congrats, ladies! Thank … Continue reading

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An observation about review rankings of series books…

After writing three series, I’ve noticed an interesting phenomenon with respect to reviews: later books in a series get better reviews than the first book. Here are the average star rankings on Amazon for my three series: Breeder series Breeder … Continue reading

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Readers & authors…let’s talk spoilers

Spoiler, n. information about the plot of a motion picture or TV program [or novel] that can spoil the viewer’ sense of surprise or suspense. Reader/veteran reviewer Meredith Gurr had asked in a Facebook group if mentioning a story contained … Continue reading

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Enter to win an autographed print copy of Embrace the Romance: Pets in Space 2

The Pets in Space 2 authors are giving away a signed paperback copy of Embrace the Romance: Pets in Space 2. All twelve authors have autographed it! The holidays are coming and this would make a great gift for pet … Continue reading

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What readers want in a romance hero…and the winner of Freebie Friday!

In Friday’s Freebie Friday post, I asked the question, “What trait in a romance hero is most important to you?” Man, did I get answers! Readers had quite a list, and there was no one quality that dominated the list. … Continue reading

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What do you read on? Enter to win a Cara Bristol #swag pack #giveaway #FreebieFriday

Update: The contest has ended and the winner’s name has been drawn Reading is one my greatest pleasures. When I was a kid, I thought it would be cool to work in a bookstore so I could read for free. … Continue reading

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Come see my new pretty conference banner & win a prize #giveaway #swag #OIBF2017

I finally ordered a vertical banner for use at conferences. Sweet ‘n Spicy Designs, who does most of my book covers, designed the banner. (She did all the covers in the sidebar except for Krinar’s Desire & Embrace the Romance). … Continue reading

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Freebie Friday: Enter to win an advance copy of Warrior (Breeder 3)! #giveaway #scifirom

Welcome to Freebie Friday! Every fourth Friday of the month, I’ll ask a fun question, and pick one lucky commenter to win a prize. You have until Sunday night to play; on Mondays I’ll pick and notify the winner. Winners … Continue reading

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