Friday, May 7, 2010

Released Today - 0 to 69 in 5 Minutes

I'm so excited! My book 0 to 69 in 5 Minutes has been released today. This is a bitter sweet day for me. It's been a long time coming to say I have a book out by a publisher, and it is like the beginning of my career for me.

Let me explain. I am published in ebook and have been for some time now. But my first publisher scammed me, took my money and ran. I had two books with them. After some time, I got my rights backs and placed them on Smashwords. Now, I like Smashwords, and I have nothing against self-pubbed authors. BUT, a lot of readers do, and they don't like to take a chance with their money on self-pubbed books thinking they are second-rate. So, I have two professionally edited books that had been published and were selling great, to now where they look to be self-pubbed and are not selling. It's heartbreaking to say the least.

Now, I do have two stories published with Coming Together anthologies and one did win an EPIC award this year. I'm so excited about that. Those stories are good, not second-rate at all. They are written from the heart, and I believe in them. Still, it doesn't feel the same for some reason as a book on a publisher's website. I don't know, I can't explain it. So, after a mess for the last year, I feel like today, I am starting over.

Here it is!

Do you believe in love at first sight? How about in the first five minutes?

Nail artist Valerie Jordan doesn't. But she's desperate for a date to play the role of the hot, invented boyfriend everyone believes she has. With only two weeks left until her ten year high school reunion, she takes drastic measures. Speed dating.

Newly divorced mechanic Noah Kittler is celebrating with a speed dating gift from his sister, who's eager to get him back into the swing of things. A drag racing addict, he's always had a passion for speed. Why not try dating the same way?

Before Noah knows it, he meets a natural beauty and he agrees to act as her boyfriend, Sam White. Each lie leads to another and drags them both into one comedic situation after the next. Can they navigate their way through two weeks and then break it off? Or will they lose their hearts to each other and have to come clean?

Warnings: This title contains graphic language, and a f/f/m sex scene.

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1 comment:

  1. Yayyy! I'm so excited for you! Things are turning around for you, just wait and see.