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The Last Laugh. "Can you please identify your turkey?" Win a book!

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Happy Tuesday.  My husband calls me often from his office and for some reason, today he brings up an age old debate that has gone on for several years in our house.   The Frozen Turkey dilemma.  Well, I figured I'd bring the debate to my readers and get your opinion on who was right and wrong. 

We were driving home and spot a large white object in the road.  I get out and pick up a fully frozen, still wrapped Butterball turkey.  A big sucker and pricey too.  I get in the car with this thing, giggling because its not every day you find your road kill already cleaned, packaged and ready to eat. Hubby looks at this bird and enthusiastically declares that he doesn't have to go buy us one for Thanksgiving now. 

Like hell.  I'm NOT  chancing cooking a turkey that I  have no idea where it came from, how it got in the road etc, etc...  oh, we playfully argue over this for some time.  He insist it fell out of a car or truck or some poor soul put it on a roof like a forgotten can …

Cyber Monday Deals for Elle Marlow Books.

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The holidays are sneaky aren't they?  Suddenly we find ourselves smack dab in the thick of things.  For Cyber Monday,  Seducing His Senator will be FREE and my new release, Where Have All The Cowboys Gone will be 1.99.  Have fun and stay warm and safe!!

UK! You made One Hundred Horses number one in Native Literature. Thank You.

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Thank you so much!  One Hundred Horses now gets to join Josey's Mountain and Children of the Horse as an official number one best seller.     *they brag to each other *   

Here's a bit of backstory about this novel. 
I wrote it  over sixteen years ago while most of my babies were very small.  It  was sent off to Lovespell   the old fashioned snail mail way and I waited a year but eventually got the rejection. 
 Fast forward to  2013 and with the encouragement of author, F.J. Thomas and the help of Solstice Publishing, not to forget Gina Hagetorn and the girls of the Flash group,  I cleaned up a few  things and it became published.  

So happy for Grey Fox and the woman who healed his heart, Sarah Cashion. 

This Holiday Season All I Really Need Is You.

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You know, with all that's going on in our world, I'm not much in the mood to talk about books.  Instead, let's do this.  Let's use the events over the past several days to inspire and motivate us to really get pro active with our families, our loved ones.  Make a point not to just say, "I Love You," but also WHY you love them.  Point out what makes you proud, what brings you joy.  We cannot erase history but we can learn from it.  We can stand tall and look evil in the eye and we can love. 

I'm not here to debate Thanksgiving and what it means for all Americans, except now maybe we shouldn't dwell on semantics of the holiday and instead focus on the power of gratitude.  Be thankful, be grateful. There is always something you can be thankful for even in the worst of times.  Believe it or not, the moment you acknowledge this, you become stronger inside. 

Since many of us are shopping for turkeys and checking out the sales ads, stop, look around, hug y…

It's Release Day!!

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Where Have All The Cowboys Gone is officially up and for sale on Amazon!  Woot Woot!
This is a sister novel to Josey's Mountain but is absolutely a stand alone novel.  High emotions, deep in conflict and passion.  I'm so excited to share this story with you.

"She used me for my money and I used every damned bottle in Ft. Davis."

Heir to a Texas dynasty, rancher Hayden Courtland has everything except children. He'd planned on having that family with his beautiful Navajo wife, but she crushed his dreams to chase hers in Hollywood. There's not enough whiskey in Texas to numb the pain, especially when she walks through his door...

Actress Alana Marlow desperately wants to right a terrible wrong. But she's haunted by the past and targeted by one man's obsession. She'll have to fight them both if she wants to win back her Cowboy's trust and protect the one thing he always wanted

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Cover Reveal and Title Change

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I'm a little giddy. Today I get to reveal the cover and new title for my latest release.  This will be avail the week of 11/9 on Amazon.   A sister novel to the wildly popular Josey's Mountain, "Where Have All the Cowboys Gone" continues on the with the Marlow family saga.   

Heir to a Texas dynasty, rancher Hayden Courtland has everything except children. He'd planned on having that family with his beautiful Navajo wife, but she crushed his dreams to chase hers in Hollywood. There's not enough whiskey in Texas to numb the pain, especially when she walks through his door... Actress Alana Marlow desperately wants to right a terrible wrong. But she's haunted by the past and targeted by one man's obsession. She'll have to fight them both if she wants to win back her Cowboy's trust and protect the one thing he always wanted. "Incredible read. Full of passion and angst. I either held my breath or cried. The way Elle Marlow develops characters, …

You're taller than me...happy now?

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I have the BEST friends/family/readers in the world.  I really do.  Thank you for the tons of messages offering condolences for my recent rejection by my now ex boyfriend, Harley Quinn.  Several of you who've read the manuscript made a similar observation that got me to thinking...

"Elle, maybe you were rejected because your stuff is too gritty and real."

HMMPH.  Psssh. Nah, huh?  Really? Damn.
Okay, okay, don’t worry, I definitely didn’t invite you to my blog so I can cry about  the rejection. I mean, that’s not even news, is it? A writer sends something to a fancy publisher and they send it back. Thanks but no thanks. Happens every day, why get all worked up over it?

But we do get worked up. Why?

It kind of reminds me of when people go swimming in the ocean and they get all upset when one of them get swallowed by a shark. "Hey, what’s that shark doing in Florida?" Or, when hikers attempt to enjoy their Sunday on a mountain and then get pissy when a rat…