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The Dark Huntsman is RELEASED

Moonday Mania

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The Dark Huntsman, my fantasy romance, has been RELEASED! And it’s now available in both print and Kindle versions on Amazon! I’ll be hopping around to lots of guest blogs this month, today I’m on Joan Leacott’s blog, Wednesday is Gloria Richard, and Friday is Romance and Beyond. For a full schedule  of where I’ll be check out my NEWS page and my Google Calendar. It has all the latest updates on blogs and personal appearances.

the dark huntsman by jessica aspenOn Friday, October 4th, 2013, I hit publish on Amazon and sent out the announcement to all my newsletter subscribers. What an amazing feeling to finally have my first full length book out there in the world. I love my novellas with Passion in Print, they’ll always be the first books I put out there. But, The Dark Huntsman: A Fantasy Romance of the Black Court, is the first full length book I ever finished. And it’s the first book I’ve been able to hold in my hand and say, “Yes, Mom, it’s a real book.”

And I already have a few sales. 🙂 Thank you newsletter people! This is the first time I’ve ever sent out a newsletter and it was way easier than I ever thought it could be. All thanks to Mailchimp.

Getting this book to market has been way more challenging than my Passion in Print books. At PIP, my editor Lawan Williams, shepherded me through the process. All I had to do was get my edits done and turn them in on time. Of course there were three rounds of edits and then the proofreading, but since they were all novellas it was super easy.

For The Dark Huntsman I had to do all of that, plus play the part of Lawan. And let me tell you, that’s a lot of work. And worry. I also had to make decisions that the owner of the company would make. How many rounds of edits? Who would do the editing? Who should I use for a cover artist? How much money could I spend.

And I had to write the checks. Or, actually, push PAY on the Paypal button!

I’m thrilled to have the final, physical, product in my hands. I love the book and the way the print version feels. I can’t wait to open up my box full of copies of The Dark Huntsman and get them out to my Goodreads Giveaway Recipients. If you are a member of Goodreads you can still sign up to win a PRINT copy, and if you’re not, why not join? Goodreads is a fun site where you can keep track of all your reading. It’s a virtual TBR shelf. There are fabulous chatrooms and giveaways too.

I chose to do Kindle Select with this book, so the e-book is available only on Amazon for 90 days. Nowhere else. If you read the article next Monday here, you’ll find out why. And, if you need to purchase the e-book from a different site, it will be available in January across many different e-outlets. So be patient, it will happen!

I want to thank everyone who has come with me on this amazing journey and let you know, this is just the beginning. Not only do I have The Dark Huntsman coming out, but book two in The Tales of the Black Court, Prince by Blood and Bone, will be out in December 2013. And I’m still on pace for my spicy, gothic, new adult, Christmas romance, Ghosts of Christmas Past. That one should be out in late November. (Although I’m having a little trouble typing with my crossed fingers!)

Any questions? What would you like to know about The Dark Huntsman, Prince by Blood and Bone, Tales of the Black Court or my writing in general. I always check back and answer my comments, so feel free! Thanks again for all your support, I couldn’t even think of doing this without all my online peeps. 🙂

Oh, and don’t forget…Buy The Dark Huntsman on Amazon today. 🙂


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Crossroads Cover Reveal and #Giveaway

 Moonday Mania

a day early so we can jump into an awesome cover reveal and giveaway

Today I’m pleased to have Jessica Aspen Writes be a stop on the fabulous cover reveal tour for Crossroads, a contemporary new adult romance by author Megan Keith. Make sure you read all the way down and click on the Rafflecopter link to enter the giveaway, and be sure to pick up your copy of Megan’s first book, Finding My Way, on sale for 99 cents August 27th and 28th. Congrats Megan, on your beautiful cover!

BOOK TITLE        Crossroads (Finding My Way, book two)

AUTHOR               Megan Keith

GENRE                  New Adult Contemporary Romance 

RELEASE DATE   13 September, 2013


crossroads by author megan keithSYNOPSIS

Nick is about to head overseas on an adventure of a lifetime.  It’s what he has always wanted, to travel the world, to experience new cultures, see the places he’s dreamed of for so long.  He should be over the moon.  Instead, he’s been in a slump ever since he lost his friend Em.

Nick is a player, always has been.  The first time he ever wanted more from a girl he was shot down.  So now he’s left licking his wounds.  Emma made her choice and now Nick has to live with it.

Or does he?  When he finds out that Emma is single after all, will he fight for her?  Will he be able to convince her to give him a chance?  And if he does, what will happen when he leaves?

Nick has reached a crossroads in his life – the girl or the dream.  Seems like an easy choice when the girl of his dreams is Emma.  But what if she doesn’t see things the same way? 

COVER DESIGNcrossroads full cover by megan keith 

The book cover for Crossroads was designed by Kari Ayasha at Cover to Cover Designs.




megankeithMegan Keith is a married, mother of three, living in a small country town in New South Wales, Australia.  She has a constant thirst for a good story, whether it is in books, music, movies, on TV, or just plain old-fashioned gossip.  She has always had a creative side and loves to let her imagination run wild.   On a few occasions over the years, Megan has put those imaginings into a written story, but never dreamed of publishing.  She has always loved to read, but it wasn’t until she got given a Kindle that it became a full-blown addiction.  Her introduction to the world of Indie Authors re-ignited her passion for writing.  Megan published her first book Finding My Way in June 2013.  Crossroads is the sequel and the second book to the Finding My Way trilogy. 






crossroads by megan keith giveaway


There is a Rafflecopter giveaway to celebrate the cover reveal for Crossroads.  It begins at 12:00 AM AEST 26th of August and ends at 12:00 PM AEST 31st of August.  It is open internationally.

Prizes                    2 x $10 Amazon Gift Cards

5 x Finding My Way ebooks

Register HERE or click on the Rafflecopter Link rafflecopter crossroads giveaway megan keith

And don’t forget to pick up your copy of Megan’s first book, Finding My Way, only 99 cents on Amazon for two day’s only. New Adult Contemporary at it’s best!

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99 cent romance

Thursdays Bite

I’m going crazy here, working and getting ready for my fall releases, but I wanted to let you know about a fantastic opportunity to read six amazing authors for 99 cents! Get it while it’s available at this special price- only through the rest of this week!

Available .99 cents during release week!

Barnes & Noble
All Romance ebooks

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Smorgasbord of 99 Cent Books on the Book Lover’s Buffet

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Introducing the Book Lovers’ Buffet. Load up, you won’t gain a pound!

The Buffet’s “Bouquet of Books” sale opens today May 1, 2013. But you need to hurry, it will close on May 3rd. That means you only have a few days to load up your e-reader wit more than 175 ebooks, all reduced in price to just 99 cents!

Save in categories such as Young Adult, Contemporary, Paranormal, Suspense, Erotic Romance, and more!

PLUS, visit the website to win gift cards to your choice of online retailers. $400 in gift cards up for grabs!

Titles from popular authors such as:

  • Gemma Halliday
  • Angie Fox
  • Jenna Bennett
  • Amanda Brice
  • Jennette Marie Powell
  • Clover Autrey
  • Carly Carson
  • E. Ayers
  • Genevieve Jourdin
  • CJ Lyons
  • Renee Pace
  • Sophia Knightley
  • Tori Scott
  • Meredith Bond
  • Emily Ryan-Davis
  • Anthea Lawson
  • Diana Layne
  • Lindsey Brookes
  • Gina Robinson
  • McKenna Chase

And many, many more, including some killer paranormal authors like:

bewitching you by viola estrella

Bewitching You by Viola Estrella

The Dangerous Book for Demon Slayers by Angie Fox

The Dangerous Book for Demon Slayers by Angie Fox

dragon rider's gift by kh lemoyne

Dragon Rider’s Gift by KH LeMoyne

So check it out and stock up on your summer reading before summer actually gets here!

Hosted by Indie Romance Ink.


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