Book-a-versary!

Welcome to Feature Friday!

Today is the 2-year anniversary of the publication of my first novel, Devlin’s Daughter. I can’t believe it’s been two years already.

Writing this first novel was a journey of courage and discovery for me.  I had previously published a series of children’s books based on stories that I told my kids when they were little. That was not so scary, because I was publishing them for my grandkids. If I sold a few copies here and there, that would be the icing on the cake. No worries, right?

Then, my publisher challenged me to write something different. He suggested something in the romance genre. I didn’t really want to write “fluffy romances.” Not that there’s anything wrong with those. I have friends who write wonderful romances that will tingle the hearts of the swooniest romance readers. However, I wanted to write something with a little meat in it. So, he suggested historical romance/fiction. That sounded like something I could sink my teeth into.

The months that followed were filled with research, writing, second-guessing myself,  editing, re-writing, many fear and tear-filled nights, more research, more re-writing… until, finally, it was ready. I submitted it to my publisher and waited, and fretted, and waited, and had a few anxiety attacks, and waited. After a couple of months that seemed like years…

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I held my first copy of my first published novel in my hands!

That was a thrilling moment, let me tell you! In fact, it was such a heady feeling, that I immediately started on my second novel… then my third… and now, I’m working on my fourth historical fiction/romance, due to be released later this year. I’m hooked!

So celebrate with me! Share this post. Send me an email. Comment on Facebook or Twitter. Let the world know that Emily Daniels is alive and well and writing more novels.

Buy Devlin’s Daughter here!

For my celebration, I’m going to give away 24 digital copies of Devlin’s Daughter between now and midnight tonight. To enter to win, just comment here, “I’d love a copy of Devlin’s Daughter!” along with your email address (I won’t spam you, I promise!), and I’ll get you your copy asap! The first 24 commenters will win!

Comment here to enter!

Oh, for your information, each week I’m planning to create a fun Feature Friday post. I’ll be featuring not only my work but other authors as they have new releases or book-a-versaries or just have fun things to add. We’ll enjoy bios, teasers, Q&As, and maybe even a video interview or two. I’m excited to include my author friends in this new adventure!

Meanwhile, go out and make it a GREAT day!

 

Awesome Autumn Book Giveaway

I’m so excited!

With autumn just beginning, it’s a great time to curl up in front of the fire with a soft blanket, a cup of warm cider, a new book to entertain, enlighten or spark your imagination.

Twelve amazing authors have teamed up to host this mega-giveaway. Each represents different genres and styles.

Best of all, when you click on the link below, you have the chance to win not one, not two, but ALL TWELVE books!

That’s right, one lucky winner will win all twelve books to add to their library.

The winner will be chosen at random and the more often you enter, the greater your chance of winning. So come back often and enter to WIN!

 

Every contest needs rules, so here are the rules for this one:

U.S. Residents Only can enter.
One Winner with receive all 12 book. Each author is responsible for sending their book to the winner.
One winner will be chosen randomly at the end of the contest.
Contest dates: 9/1/17 – 9/22/17

Just click the link below to enter.

Remember, the more entries you make,

the higher chance you have of winning.

Enter Here

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