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Like Pizza and Beer in PRINT! Now Available!

Feb. 28th, 2011 | 09:54 am
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Dino and Seth are back in a new and exciting mystery!

Like Pizza and Beer

NOW in PRINT!!

at Amazon - Like Pizza and Beer

From Lyrical Press

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Working for his ex and his boyfriend, Dino's past and present cross.

Dino is caught off guard when his ex shows up out of the blue asking for help. His current lover, Seth, is pushing him to find dirt on his sister’s boyfriend. Juggling between two cases – and his boyfriend and ex – isn’t easy, but what choice does he have?

Working with his ex takes Dino on a trip down memory lane, raising a few doubts and stirring up Seth’s jealousy. Now he must save his ex’s restaurant and his relationship with Seth before it’s too late.

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Now you can pick it up from Amazon.com - Like Pizza and Beer

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Like Pizza and Beer in PRINT!

Feb. 2nd, 2011 | 11:21 am

Dino and Seth are back in a new and exciting mystery!

Like Pizza and Beer

Coming soon in PRINT!!



From Lyrical Press

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Working for his ex and his boyfriend, Dino's past and present cross.

Dino is caught off guard when his ex shows up out of the blue asking for help. His current lover, Seth, is pushing him to find dirt on his sister’s boyfriend. Juggling between two cases – and his boyfriend and ex – isn’t easy, but what choice does he have?

Working with his ex takes Dino on a trip down memory lane, raising a few doubts and stirring up Seth’s jealousy. Now he must save his ex’s restaurant and his relationship with Seth before it’s too late.

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Print copies available soon from Lyrical!!

Watch for further updates!

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Contest!

Sep. 29th, 2010 | 09:49 pm
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Hey!  It's a Win It Before You Can Buy It Weekend!!

Chris over at Stumbling Over Chaos is holding a giveaway contest for Like Pizza and Beer. Head on over and check it out, and don't miss the fabulous Misadventures in Stock Photography posts.

 You can enter the contest here at Stumbling Over Chaos







By the way - I love this cover!

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Dino & Seth are back!!! Like Pizza and Beer

Sep. 23rd, 2010 | 03:28 pm

Dino and Seth are back in a new and exciting mystery!

Like Pizza and Beer

Coming October 4th!!



From Lyrical Press

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Working for his ex and his boyfriend, Dino's past and present cross.

Dino is caught off guard when his ex shows up out of the blue asking for help. His current lover, Seth, is pushing him to find dirt on his sister’s boyfriend. Juggling between two cases – and his boyfriend and ex – isn’t easy, but what choice does he have?

Working with his ex takes Dino on a trip down memory lane, raising a few doubts and stirring up Seth’s jealousy. Now he must save his ex’s restaurant and his relationship with Seth before it’s too late.

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Get your copy October 4th, 2010 from Lyrical!!

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At long last, print is here!

Mar. 25th, 2010 | 07:53 pm
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IT'S HERE!!!

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It's been a long road to get to the print version, with delays from the distributor, and then mistakes in the info they were giving to bookstores. It took a little work to get things all straightened out and make sure all the corrections were in...

HOWEVER - the links are live, and my copy arrived from B&N today, and it's GORGEOUS!!

You can get it at Barnes & Noble or Amazon. I'm FOR SALE!

I have some guest blogs and other events coming up, which I'll be posting about. And, soon, I'll be working on edits for Like Pizza and Beer scheduled for October.

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Update on LCAD

Mar. 2nd, 2010 | 02:43 pm

Well, you know what they say about the best laid plans....


Like Coffee and Doughnuts is still in the processing stage for the print release, due to some confusion between printer and publisher.

Hopefully, the print release will be available within a week or so!


~~Elle

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Announcements

Jan. 26th, 2010 | 11:15 am
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I've been a busy, busy girl lately, and I have lots of things to announce!


* This Friday, Jan 29, I will be posting at Clare London's LJ as part of her month long birthday party.


* On February 1st, Like Coffee and Doughnuts is due to be released in print! It will be available from Lyrical's own Once Upon a Bookstore and Amazon. I'll be sure to post direct buy links when they're up, so you can always find it here.


* February 8-12th, I'll be participating in the Holiday Love Fest going on at The Writing Jungle. This one looks to be a lot of fun!



* I've also gotten word that the tentative release for Dino and Seth's second adventure, Like Pizza and Beer, is October 2010.


I have a few other things in the works at the moment and hopefully I'll have more goodies to post soon. Have a great day!

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Dino Martini News!

Jan. 11th, 2010 | 08:08 pm
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I have great news for Dino Martini fans!


Next month, the first book in the series, Like Coffee and Doughnuts, is being released in print. My publisher has designed a fantastic version of the cover for the print version with the current cover and a black spine - it's going to look so sharp!

Watch here for news of the official release of Like Coffee and Doughnuts in print



The second, and even more exciting bit of news is that Lyrical Press has accepted book two in the Dino Martini series, Like Pizza and Beer! That's a working title, but it doesn't seem too likely they'll ask me to change it.

No release date yet because we just signed the deal today, but as soon as I have one, I'll post an update. I'm excited because this second one was SO much fun to write and I'm looking forward to getting it out there.

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Dec. 18th, 2009 | 09:36 am

A couple of years ago, my father's Christmas present to me and my family became plane tickets for Spring Break, so that we could visit him at his home in Florida.

Up until that first family trip, I'd been to Florida twice before, and I loathed it. But when I got there, I simply fell in love with the area my Dad lives in. So much so, that I used it as the setting for my Dino Martini Mystery series. Now I spend a ton of time walking around to get inspiration.

He lives in Madeira Beach, which is right along the Gulf Coast, by Tampa and St. Petersburg, and it's a glorious place to be.

Last year, my sister was taking a trip down there in December because she needed a break. She and Dad convinced me to join in, and the Decemeber Sister's trip was born. We went again this year and had such a nice time.

Both of us were born and raised in the north, and now live in Wisconsin. We know and love our white Christmases. We are fascinated by Christmas in Florida. Seeing all the green yards with palm trees, Christmas lights and lit up snowmen just slayed me - it is SO FREAKIN ODD! (Sis wanted to go stick signs in the hands of the snowmen that read: "I'm melting!")

I'm absolutely smitten with the idea of abandoning my usual Xmas rat race and spending a Christmas down there wearing shorts and a Santa hat, drinking margaritas and eating lobster for Christmas dinner.

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