Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Koishi Finaled

Got some great news.

Koishi finaled in Colorado Romance Writers Award of Excellence!

I also got a peek at the cover for Scent of Valor. I'll share when I can.

Today was the kind of day when I arrived at work this morning I was sure if I had actually dressed. I somehow managed in my daze and I matched! This is what happens when I'm up late writing.

Monday, April 7, 2014

No Refuge Blog Tour Schedule

April 7 Interview
Demons do it Better

April 7 Spotlight
Share My Destiny

April 8 author interview
Eclipse Reviews

April 8 review
Nicky Peacock Author

April 9 Guest blog
Literal Hotties Naughty Book Reviews

April 10 spotlight
Author Karen Swart

April 10 Spotlight
Reviews By Molly

April 11 interview 
Darkest Cravings

April 14 Guest blog and review
Words of Wisdom from The Scarf Princess

April 15 Interview
Paranormal Romance Fans for Life

April 15 spotlight 
Books & Tales

April 16 Guest blog
Fang-tastic Books

April 16 review
Booklover Sue 

April 17 Spotlight
Roxanne’s Realm

April 17 review
Cabin Goddess

April 18 Spotlight
Pembroke Sinclair.  

April 18 review
trips down imagination road 

April 21 Guest blog
The Creatively Green Write at Home Mom
topic: what is a space opera, examples of space operas, top ten space operas

April 21 Spotlight and review
Romance That's 'Out Of This World'

Friday, April 4, 2014

Fool for Love


Welcome to the Fool for Love blog hop!
 
I'm a sucker for light paranormal romances and playful couples. I love fast paced, witty conversations especially if there's a sharp edge to their tongues.
 
 
Life is too short for it to be taken too seriously.
 

Nothing makes me happier when romance holds some joie de vie.


A couple who can laugh together, can love fiercely.




Life on the run can be very lonely.

Hunted to near extinction by an alien race called the Ko, my people have run from Earth and drifted so far among the stars we can’t remember the way back. We live everywhere, but call nowhere home. The Ko want us erased from existence and memory. They don’t even want our DNA in the space dust. Humans disguise themselves as other alien species and hide in plain sight. It’s the only way we can survive.

I believe in the myth of Earth. I’ve even discovered a bona fide book written in the dead language of my people. My man, Brody, dreams of a secret human colony. He’s searched for years, hunting any rumor we’ve run across, and finally he’s made contact. Usually, he’s the one grounding me to station and keeping my head out of the atmosphere. Time for me to return the favor…that is, if I can ditch the Ko who’ve discovered me, thanks to my incessant artifact-hunting. If we don’t make our rendezvous, and the Ko don’t kill me, Brody just might…

CONTENT WARNING: Aliens, cargo ships, and a fast paced race against all odds.
 
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Saturday, February 22, 2014

Sneak Peek Sunday




A child’s picture book.

With human words written inside.

I took a shaky breath. Not many people knew how to read the dead language, but my ma had made sure the knowledge stayed alive within me. There weren’t too many of us still left around. I’d heard a Drayian museum displayed a few freeze-dried corpses. They took a huge risk if they did. The Ko wanted us erased from existence and memory. Some said they didn’t even want human DNA in the space dust.

In fear of retaliation, no other race would help my kind even though we’d been hunted to near extinction. It was said that a species called the Torrath had aided my ancestors once. Nothing remained of them. The Ko had made an example of that world.

Living on the run since the day we were born had toughened my race over the centuries. We lived everywhere, yet nowhere was home. At a moment’s notice, all could be lost. We loved hard and fought dirty. We’d become survivalists.

Now we hid, disguised as other races, and lived among them, or faced being delivered to the flesh traders for Ko delivery. Some humans used body paints. Others, like me and Brody, used prostheses. We traveled as Jurranians with long, prehensile ears and vertically slit pupil contact lenses. They contained neurotransmitters so the ears moved naturally and the pupils dilated or constricted. With some creative hairstyling and dyes, we could pass as them. If anyone found out what we were…


Releasing April 7th

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Annie Nicholas

Friday, January 3, 2014

Baby It's Cold Outside Bloghop


Boy, is it ever cold outside. School was canceled due to wind chill factor. Now THAT's cold. LOL


BEST BOOKS I READ IN 2013
 
Like most writers, I am a reader first. And like most readers, I love to share the books that touched me. Don't forget to enter in my contest below. If you want to get a notice when I have a new release then sign-up for my newsletter in the sidebar. Stay warm! 
 
 
In no specific order
 
 
 
Amber Bierce had nothing left except her sister and two tickets on Earth’s first colony-ship. She entered her Sleeper with a five-year contract and the promise of a better life, but awakened in wreckage on an unknown world. For the survivors, there is no rescue, no way home and no hope until they are found by Meoraq—a holy warrior more deadly than any hungering beast on this hostile new world…but whose eyes show a different sort of hunger when he looks at her.

It was his last year of freedom:

Uyane Meoraq is a Sword of Sheul, God’s own instrument of judgment, victor of hundreds of trials, with a conqueror’s rights over all men. Or at least he was until his father’s death. Now, without divine intervention, he will be forced to assume stewardship over House Uyane and lose the life he has always known. At the legendary temple of Xi’Matezh, Meoraq hopes to find the deliverance he seeks, but the humans he encounters on his pilgrimage may prove too great a test even for him…especially the one called Amber, behind whose monstrous appearance burns a woman’s heart unlike any he has ever known.

From R. Lee Smith, author of Heat and Cottonwood, comes an epic new story of desire, darkness and the dawn that comes after The Last Hour of Gann.

WARNING: This book contains graphic violence, strong sexual content and explicit language. It is intended for mature readers only.
 
 
 
(IT'S FREE)

 
Desperate to find her sister, Erin goes to the only man in Houston who can help her--Ivan Markovic. The intimidating, tattooed Russian operates one of the most elite mixed-martial arts training centers in the world but it's his shadowy past and reputed connections with Houston's underworld that interest her most.

To find her sister, she'll need the help of her big, scary Russian protector--but asking for help from a man like Ivan carries a steep price, one that might just include her heart.
 
 
 
 
 
 
Never underestimate the power of a woman
on a double espresso with a mocha latte chaser high.
                                                —T-shirt


Charley Davidson isn’t your everyday, run-of-the-mill grim reaper.  She’s more of a paranormal private eye/grim reaper extraordinaire.  However, she gets sidetracked when the sexy, sultry son of Satan, Reyes Farrow, moves in next door. To further complicate matters, Reyes is her main suspect in an arson case.  Charley has vowed to stay away from him until she can find out the truth…but then dead women start appearing in her apartment, one after another, each lost, confused, and terrified beyond reason.  When it becomes apparent that her own sister, Gemma, is the serial killer’s next target Charley has no choice but to ask for Reyes’ help.  Arsonist or not, he’s the one man alive who could protect Gemma no matter who or what came at her. But he wants something in return. Charley. All of her, body and soul. And to keep her sister safe, it is a price she is willing to pay. Charley Davidson is at it again in Fifth Grave Past the Light, the sexy, suspenseful, and laugh-out-loud funny fifth installment of the New York Times bestselling series by Darynda Jones.




After being murdered and then brought back to life, Harry Dresden soon realizes that maybe death wasn’t all that bad. Because he is no longer Chicago’s only professional wizard.

He is now Winter Knight to Mab, the Queen of Air and Darkness. Her word is his command. And her first command is the seemingly impossible: kill an immortal. Worse still, there is a growing threat to an unfathomable source of magic that could mean the deaths of millions.

Beset by enemies new and old, Harry must gather his friends and allies, prevent an apocalypse, and find a way out of his eternal subservience before his newfound infinite powers claim the only thing he has left to call his own…

His soul.




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Monday, October 21, 2013

Release is now Available


Today's the day!

Release is now available for purchase and you can finally read about what I've done to Connie, Rurik, and Tane.



 
 
        Nosferatu rule from the shadow and keep order over their bloodthirsty people. If a law is broken, they have only one punishment. Death. They are the most powerful clan in the Vampire Nation and the most monstrous.  Only a male vampire can be transformed into a Nosferatu, but not all survive.
Connie Bence is on the run with her two lovers, Rurik and Tane.  As leader of the Nosferatu, Tane’s only threat is his own clansmen, and they want all three of them dead. When Rurik began to lose his hair, rumors spread, and the Nosferatu accuse Tane of trying to transform Rurik into one of them illegally.
With the Nosferatu on their heels, Connie tries to figure out what’s changing Rurik and cure him before she loses him to blood lust.  
 
 
 AMAZON                     NOOK

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Annie Nicholas' RELEASE Tour Schedule - 10/21 - 10/27

 

10/21 RomanceJunkies.com (Guest Post)


 

10/22 Penny For Them…(Series Spotlight)


 

10/23 Book Lovin’ Mamas (Guest Post)


 

10/24 Book Monster Reviews (Guest Post)


 

10/24 Sassy Book Lovers (Series Spotlight)


 

10/25 Eclipse Review (Character Interview/Spotlight)


 

10/26 Book Pages and Dripping Ink (Series Spotlight)


 

10/26 Mythical Books (Spotlight)


 

10/27 Deal Sharing Aunt (Spotlight)


 

10/27 Literal Hotties Naughty Book Reviews (Guest Post)


 

 

Thursday, October 17, 2013

Release Chapter One is Now Available

 


Release will be available this coming Monday, Oct. 21st. 

Chapter One is now available for preview here http://annienicholas.blogspot.com/p/release-ch-1.html

Chapter Two will be included in the newsletter being sent out this weekend.

Hope you like it.