Storm Rising Cover & Giveaway

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HOOAH! I am so stinkin’ excited to share the cover of my upcoming novel, STORM RISING! And yes–for you super loyal and rabid Rapid-Fire Fiction fans, you can PREORDER NOW!! GIVEAWAY INFO BELOW!! STORM RISING BLURB: Mentioned in the pages of the Septuagint but lost to history, the Book of the Wars has resurfaced, and its pages hold secrets–and dangers–never before seen on earth. Tasked with capturing the ancient text, former Navy SEAL Leif Metcalfe is finally given command of his own team. But their best efforts are ruined when a notorious Bulgarian operative known as “Viorica” snatches the volume right out from under them. Iskra “Viorica” Todorova is determined to use the book to secure the thing that matters …

Rapid-Fire Fiction Sale!!

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Stock up now!! For ONE WEEK ONLY many of my backlist titles are ON SALE through your favorite reseller who is carrying these titles (B&N, Kobo, Amazon, etc.). Have you needed to pick up a title or two? Well, here’s your chance!! Novellas (Lygos & Titanis) are $1.99 and novels are $2.99!!   Note: Some are asking if they’re the updated versions. “Updated version” only applies to Dead Reckoning and The Discarded Heroes. However, I’m still working on Firethorn, so it’s not available digitally or on sale. Lygos and Titanis are only year-old novellas, so no updates there. The Quiet Pros and A Breed Apart series are the same books that the publisher released, but I now have the rights back …

THIRST OF STEEL Launch Party + Giveaways!!

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PAR-TAY!! Sign up now for the official Launch Party for TWO amazing releases by TWO of your favorite authors!! Tonight, August 21st at 7:00 PM (Eastern) until 8:30 PM (also Eastern, just in case you wondered), Lynette Eason and I are celebrating our newest releases–CALLED TO PROTECT by Lynette and THIRST OF STEEL by yours truly! TRUST ME!! You don’t want to miss this party!! There are tons of prizes–Kindle Fire HD8, Amazon gift cards, book bundles, totes, mugs, tumblers…and so much more!!–to win all through the night and exclusive intel and chats with both authors!! SIGN UP NOW on FACEBOOK!!! https://www.facebook.com/events/312790705963424/

VISIT Israel with Elizabeth Olmedo and Tox…

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TOMORROW – THIRST OF STEEL RELEASES!!! But today I have a special feature for you. . . YOU GUYS! Have I got something amazing to share with you!! A Rapid-Fire Fiction Task Force Member, Elizabeth Olmedo is LIVING in Israel right now. And she managed to get to the Old City and take a video of Mamilla Mall featured in CROWN OF SOULS where Haven and Tox have an encounter. Seriously–you have to check out her video. Hop on over to her blog, because she’s also hosting a GIVEAWAY of–GET THIS–the ENTIRE TOX FILES SERIES!! https://elisnovelreviews.wordpress.com/2018/07/30/character-spotlight-giveaway-ronie-kendigs-ram-khalon/

Officially Official – The Droseran Saga

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So. Ever have one of those books (series) that it’s the HEART of your HEART?! The one story that if you never published anything EVER again, you’d be perfectly content? Well, that is what The Droseran Saga is to me. And I’m thrilled-over-the-moon-squealing-Snoopy-dancing excited to announce–IT’S OFFICIAL!!! I have signed a 3-book contract with Enclave Publishing (A Gilead Imprint) for my science fiction (space opera) series, The Droseran Saga. Fall 2019 will bring the release of Brand of Light (Book 1). Originally, I wrote the first book in 2005–more than 90,000 words in 28 days. By and large, the story was intact, though I have learned a thing or two (or a hundred) about character arcs, storyworld building, etc., in …

Happy July 4th!!

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  I share this version of our national anthem (below) every 4th. Typically, I don’t like covers of our national anthem, but this one . . . well, it just RAWKS! To me, Madison Rising NAILED the spirit of the anthem and our country with this driving rendition. As a writer of military fiction, I think it mirrors the rawness of the fight for independence and freedom. Their addition of “It’s our future to save…” seems especially relevant today. Do you have a favorite version?    

INSPY Mystery/Thriller Shortlist Giveaway!

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What do you get when you put the INSPY Shortlist Mystery and Thriller authors together? A great giveaway! We’re all writers, but we’re also friends. That means we want to share our joy at being shortlisted with you. My friends and I have banded together to give away a grand prize of one of each of our books, and five runner up prizes. You guessed it–each runner-up will receive ONE copy of the shortlist titles. (Sorry – U.S. Entries only — we truly wish international shipping was cheaper!) You don’t have to buy anything to win. Instead, simply use the form below to enter. Good luck! And if you’re looking for a book to read, I highly recommend these! a …

Wolfsbane is Back!

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Hooah!! Thrilled to share with you that Wolfsbane has survived the intense and expansive editing and updating to get this story up to speed with my more recent novels. Admittedly, I was a little shocked–I  found several mistakes, plot holes, logic jumps, too-quick transitions, etc., so I worked some finesse on them and sent them off to the amazing Rel Mollet. When the novel came back from the formatter, we were stunned to discover it was 100 pages longer than the 2012 edition, which won the Christy Award for Excellence in Christian Fiction. A Rapid-Fire Rewrite of the 2012 Christy Award Winner–Expanded & Updated with 100 new pages! Army demolitions expert Danielle Roark narrowly escaped a brutal guerrilla general. Months …

Crown of Souls WINS RT Reviewers’ Choice Award

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HOOAH!! TOX DOES IT AGAIN!! CROWN OF SOULS 2017 RT Reviewers’ Choice Award WINNER Best Inspirational Thriller!   I’m so thankful to RT Book Reviews and their hardworking, dedicated reviewers!! What an amazing organization of volunteers. You can see the full list here: https://www.rtbookreviews.com/blog/140898/announcing-2017-rt-reviewers-choice-and-career-achievement-awards-winners    

What’s Next for Rapid-Fire Fiction? A Leif in the wind…

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Whoa. *cough*sneeze* It sure is dusty up in here. I am officially mortified that I haven’t made a post since . . . forever. Granted, we moved from a 4,000SF home in Northern Virginia to a nearly 90-year-old 1700 SF home in New Jersey in the last month, so I’ve been a little busy (okay, crazy-busy). For those following me on Facebook and Instagram, you will remember that last summer, I signed another contract with Bethany House Publishers for a new series . . . and I cruelly withheld the details. But guess what? The wait is over (well, mostly . . . somewhat). I can promise one thing: no more wandering despair because the Tox Files only has one …