FIRST CRUSH: Contemporary Romantic Suspense– Learning of her inheritance — a vintage European home in sleepy southern California wine country — is a dream for adopted daughter Natalie Turner. The search to learn more about her birth family drives Natalie to renovate the dilapidated chateau into a stylish bed-and-breakfast complete with wine tastings amongst beautiful vineyards.
But danger awaits her around every corner of the aged home and every lush row of grapes. For twenty-five years a serial killer has left a trail of bodies in his wake. Now, the Lakeview Slayer has his sights set on Natalie.
Nick Hardaway never recovered from his sister’s murder — a victim of the Slayer. When news of the killer’s latest murder breaks, Nick grows more determined to make amends for his sister’s death, and joins Natalie in her renovations of the chateau. Natalie may hold the key to capturing the Lakeview Slayer before he kills again, but first the pair must decide if their newfound love is worth dying for.
MAMMOTH SECRETS: Contemporary Romance — Mammoth’s new pastor is starting over. Using the pseudonym, Jake Gibb, he plans on staying far from his infamous father’s shadow.
When Jake meets the misunderstood Lilah Dale–a woman in the midst of a divorce and with nothing to hide thanks to the local prayer chain–he is convicted in the choice he’s made to hide his true identity.
With mutual deceptions marring their future, Jake and Lilah must form a careful relationship, and together learn that only the truth can set you free.
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WRITING THREE DIMENSIONAL CHARACTERS, By Ashley Ludwig; for Kindle
Have you ever wondered why some characters linger in your memory, and others vanish on the breeze? Have your stories been rejected, citing flat characterization? Here is a writing guide to help you get to know each character in your story, in depth. By the end of this detailed Q and A session with your cast of characters, authors can delve deeper and create richer characters than ever before.
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- ALL OR NOTHING: Historical Romantic Suspense — A widow finds love. A soldier seeks redemption. A murderous bandit threatens to destroy them both. RuthAnne Newcomb, a young widow starting over, nearly dies on the perilous winding road to Tucson, Arizona in 1876. The accident is a cover-up for a heinous crime at the hand of the murderous bandit El Tejano. Robbed and left for dead, all that remains for RuthAnne is her faith and her God-given talents. She needs both to endure the handsome, vengeful cavalry captain who saves her life. Captain Bowen Shepherd offers aid in exchange for information leading to the criminal’s capture. El Tejano is bound to strike again, likely against the only living witness to his crimes. Bowen and RuthAnne must work together and risk everything to unmask the bandit. Will their new-found love, or their lives, be the cost of bringing a murderer to justice?
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- BY ANOTHER NAME: Contemporary, Easter Romance; Short Story — What happens when a reformed high school bully falls for the girl he tormented seven years earlier? When Kade Sinclair crashes into the girl of his dreams, she quickly wrecks his heart. Not one to take no for an answer, he pulls out all the stops to win her over. What he learns changes his life forever. Rosalee Timmons is coming home. A single mother, new business owner, and the object of the most popular guy in town’s attention–starting over will be the biggest hurdle of her life. She may be hiding behind a new name, but that doesn’t heal the old scars on her wounded heart. When Kade realizes that confident, aloof Lee is actually little Rosalee Timmons all grown up, it seems he hasn’t a snowball’s chance. But when opportunity knocks, he finds a way back into her life. Will Lee accept an apology seven years in the making, or will Kade give up before she finally gives in?
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TESSA TAKES A CHANCE: Contemporary Short Story — Tessa can’t run away from her past, but a chance meeting with a handsome firefighter just might change everything about her future. Download this FREE READ, for your enjoyment, now, from Pelican Book Group / White Rose Publishing.