Category Archives: Miscellanea

For Love of a Cowboy: Yvonne Lindsay

It’s no secret I love my author friends and the very talented Yvonne Lindsay is one of these people. She’s one of the nicest and sweetest women I know and an extremely talented writer too.  I’m beyond thrilled to have her on board as a Tule author as she’s such a pleasure to work with and thrilled to call her a friend! Yvonne’s latest release, For Love of a Cowboy, is book three in the Marietta Fair series from Montana Born Books and one I enjoyed reading so very much.  I had to invite her to come chat with us.  Please help me welcome Yvonne Lindsay! What happens when a superstitious hippie chick from New Zealand meets up with a taciturn Montana … Continue reading For Love of a Cowboy: Yvonne Lindsay

You’re Invited to a Facebook Party!

This Thursday, July 17th, we’ll be hosting another Facebook party to celebrate the Big Marietta Fair series from Montana Born Books! In the past, our Tule parties have been in the evenings but this time, because we’ll have quite a few overseas authors in attendance, the party will begin at 9:00 AM Pacific, (12:00 Noon Eastern), and we really hope you can join us for some great fun! Some of my readers have emailed to ask what exactly a Facebook party consists of so I thought I’d explain it here on my blog in case there are others who have questions too. A Facebook party is an online event; a fast and fun way to host a ‘party’ in order to socialize with friends … Continue reading You’re Invited to a Facebook Party!

My new book – Beauty’s Kiss

I have a new book, Beauty’s Kiss, out today, and even better it’s available for FREE at Amazon right now, so download your copy this weekend!  Once you’ve had a chance to read it, if you have a moment and don’t mind, I would be grateful if you’d post a review on the story, too.  Although it’s only available as an ebook now, it will be available in print in the next thirty days. Beauty’s Kiss is my third story set in Marietta, Montana, and the second story of my newest series, The Taming of the Sheenans. If you’ve read my books before, you know I love connected stories, and have written numerous series featuring families for Harlequin Presents (The … Continue reading My new book – Beauty’s Kiss

The Memory Child by Steena Holmes

I had the pleasure of reading a wonderful new book, The Memory Child by the fabulous Steena Holmes some weeks before it was out.  Then last month I had the pleasure of meeting Steena who also happens to be really good friends with my dear friend CJ Carmichael.  Steena is even more wonderful in person and I’m thrilled to know her! I really enjoyed The Memory Child and had to invite Steena to visit my blog to share more with about her book with all of you because I know you’ll love her book too! Here’s Steena Holmes: Finding friends with similar dreams, passions and cravings is rare and something I’m learning to hold on to with both hands. Jane, you are … Continue reading The Memory Child by Steena Holmes

The Opposite of Normal by Judy Walters

It’s a beautiful day here in San Clemente today and I’m heading out to run a few errands soon but before I step away, I wanted to share another book with you.  You may remember last April I introduced you to a wonderful, talented new author, Judy Walters who had just released her debut novel, Child of Mine.  Well, Judy is back with another new release titled The Opposite of Normal and I invited her to tell us more here on my blog.  So here’s a quick chat with Judy —   In a few sentences, can you tell us what The Opposite of Normal is about? The Opposite of Normal is the story of a Rabbi, Mark, and his … Continue reading The Opposite of Normal by Judy Walters

The Pieces We Keep

Many of you already know this but I’m happy to say it again: Kristina McMorris is one of my favorite people and I love to meet up with her every chance I get.  I find her fascinating and engaging and just so interesting to talk to.  She’s beautiful and warm and witty… and so smart! I also love her books and she’s been a guest on my blog before.  She joined us last year in March to tell us about Bridge of Scarlet Leaves, a novel I absolutely adored!  So it should come as no surprise that when I found out she had a new release coming up, I wanted to know more and here’s what Kristina shared about her … Continue reading The Pieces We Keep

Prizes Galore! Celebrating Marietta’s 12 Days of Christmas!

Christmas at Copper Mountain, my second story for Tule Publishing’s Montana Born Books, is free right now!  It will also be free tomorrow and then it’s back to its regular price of $2.99 so download today if you can. I have so many people to thank on this Montana Born Books adventure….my author friends:  CJ Carmichael, Megan Crane and Lilian Darcy who helped create Marietta and the wonderful founding families of Marietta; authors Katherine Garbera and Melissa McClone who created the Copper Mountain Christmas Collection with me; the incredible team of Lani and Alastair at Storywonk for our covers, our branding, our MontanaBornBooks website, and the beautiful print anthologies that will be for sale soon. I also have to … Continue reading Prizes Galore! Celebrating Marietta’s 12 Days of Christmas!

5 Fab Authors & A Girls Night Out…With YOU!

I have fun news!  We’re having a party and you’re invited!! If you’re in Orange County, please come join Beth Albright, Beth Kendrick, Anita Hughes, Suzanne Redfearn and myself for a fun girls night out on October 12th.  It’s going to be a great evening with food and drinks and lots of books!  We’d love to see you and the more, the merrier so bring your girlfriends too! For those of you not in Southern California, I have fun news for you as well.  To help you share in our celebrations, I have a great stack of books from all wonderful author friends for a giveaway! The gift pack also includes a Starbucks drink card and more reader goodies.  For … Continue reading 5 Fab Authors & A Girls Night Out…With YOU!

Featured Author: Shirley Jump

Shirley Jump is a much loved, multi-published author of contemporary romance,  women’s fiction, and young adult genres.  Shirley hails from the Midwest  and is incredibly good at combining romance,  humor and gorgeous characters in stories that delight readers.  Shirley has a new book out now, The Sweetheart Bargain,  and it’s getting great buzz and terrific reviews so I’ve asked her to join us so my readers and friends can get to know her, and more about the new release.   Thanks so much for having me on the blog!! I was asked recently what influenced the writing of THE SWEETHEART BARGAIN. If I had a grandma like Greta, the bourbon-swilling, matchmaking, sassy grandma who puts my hero and heroine together in the book. … Continue reading Featured Author: Shirley Jump

Featured Author: Stephanie McAfee

I met Southern women’s fiction writer, Stephanie McAfee, at Cat Blanco’s Book Exchange in Marietta, GA in July when I joined Stephanie McAfee and Beth Albright for an event.  I’ve introduced you to Beth Albright, and now it’s time to meet Stephanie.  And let me tell you, Stephanie is one fun–and funny–girl, too. I’ve been impatiently waiting for a chance to introduce you to Stephanie, wanting you to hear first hand about her journey to getting published.  So without further ado, help me welcome the witty, engaging and extremely talented, Stephanie McAfee, to the JaneBlog! Is there anything that has surprised you about writing or publishing your books? Of all the things that surprised me, the response to the character … Continue reading Featured Author: Stephanie McAfee