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Wednesday, July 20, 2011

Welcome Author Laura Kaye

A Publication Anniversary Game/Giveaway Celebration!


Thanks so much to You Gotta Read Reviews for hosting me here today for my Publication Anniversary Giveaway! I’ve got TWO anniversaries to celebrate! My contemporary romance, Hearts in Darkness, is celebrating its three-month anniversary, while my paranormal romance, Forever Freed, is celebrating its two-month anniversary. In, well, CELEBRATION, I thought we could play a little game to qualify you for the two-fer giveaway I’m offering.

Here’s the deal: answer the following questions and get at least 5/6 correct, and you’re entered to win your choice of one of these two ebooks in pdf format. I’m picking TWO winners, so there are lots of chances to walk away with a brand-spanking-new free book! Answer the questions and number them 1 – 6 in the comments to this blog post. I’m not worried about y’all cheating, because you’ll only KNOW you’ve got the right answers if you’ve go do your homework on your own (and, because this is just for fun!)!

Post your answers and your email address in the comments:

1) Hearts in Darkness features a quote by which classic author?

Answer: http://www.laurakayeauthor.com/hearts.html

2) What food is Forever Freed’s Samantha eating that gets her in some playful trouble with Lucien?

Answer: http://www.laurakayeauthor.com/foreverfreed.html

3) What is the name of Samantha’s daughter in Forever Freed?

Answer: http://laurakayeauthor.blogspot.com/p/trading-cards.html

4) How many five-star reviews does Hearts in Darkness have on amazon?

Answer: http://www.amazon.com/Hearts-In-Darkness-ebook/dp/B004XJ4WK8/ref=ntt_at_ep_dpt_1

5) What is the “Hunt for a Kindle” secret word on Laura’s blog site?

Answer: http://laurakayeauthor.blogspot.com/p/reviews.html

[Woot! Knowing this gives you 1/12 of the answers you need to enter to win a Kindle—see the details here: http://www.digibookscafe.com/index.php?main_page=page&id=9]

6) How many five-star reviews does Forever Freed have on amazon, and what % of the reviews are 5-star?

Answer: http://www.amazon.com/Forever-Freed-ebook/dp/B0051BJ0CM/ref=ntt_at_ep_dpt_2

Did you get them all? I sure hope so! Leave me your answers and I’ll be back throughout the day to cheer you on and share virtual chocolate cupcakes! You can’t have a party without them, you know!

Thanks for playing along,

Laura Kaye

Hot, Heartfelt Romance – Because everyone longs to belong…

Laura Kaye is a multi-published author of paranormal, contemporary, and erotic romance with five titles releasing in 2011.

Happy 3-month anniversary, Hearts in Darkness:KayeHeartsinDarkness

Two strangers. Four hours. One pitch-black elevator.

Makenna James thinks her day can't get any worse, until she finds herself stuck in a pitch-black elevator with a complete stranger. Distracted by a phone call and juggling too much stuff, the pin-striped accountant caught only a glimpse of a dragon tattoo on his hand before the lights went out.
Caden Grayson is amused when a redhead literally falls at his feet. His amusement turns to panic when the power fails. Despite his piercings, tats, and vicious scar, he's terrified of the dark and confined spaces. Now, he's trapped in his own worst nightmare.
To fight fear, they must both reach out and open up. With no preconceived notions based on looks to hold them back, they discover just how much they have in common. In the warming darkness, attraction grows and sparks fly, but will they feel the same when the lights come back on?

Happy 2-month anniversary, Forever Freed:


A heart can break, even one that no longer beats.
I stalk my new neighbors, a single mother and her child, drawn by the irresistible scent of their joy and love. I crave their blood, starved for some healing respite from my ancient grief. Now to lure them into my grasp.
But they surprise me. Little Olivia accepts me without fear or reservation--talking, smiling, offering innocent affection that tugs at my long-lost humanity. Her mother, Samantha, seeks me out when she should stay away, offering sweet friendship, and calling to the forgotten man within me. They lure me instead.
Ah, Dio, Lucien, run and spare them while you can...

Find Laura on the interwebz:

Website: http://www.LauraKayeAuthor.com

Blog: http://laurakayeauthor.blogspot.com

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/home.php#!/laurakayeauthor

Twitter: @laurakayeauthor

Sign up for Laura’s Newsletter: http://eepurl.com/d9ruD

Hearts in Darkness and Forever Freed are available at all major online retailers, or use this DigiBooks Café code for a 20% discount: e3d9d10a3c - http://tiny.cc/iydy4


Calisa Rhose said...

What fun Laura and double congrats! Here's my answers:
1. Shakespeare quote
2. She's eating ice cream
3. Olivia, or Ollie, is Sam's daughter
4. You have a whopping 30 5 star reviews for Hearts in Darkness! Go girl!
5. Your secret word is Erotica
6. Forever Freed has 10 5 star reviews so far.
I'm at cmselfridge @ gmail (dot) com and am getting desperate to read Forever Freed!

Lucianne Rivers said...

That's so fabulous Laura. You're on my to-read list this month. Looking forward to it. Lucy

Anonymous said...

Welcome, Laura!

Laura Kaye said...

I'm so glad to be here, Brynna! Thanks for hosting me! :)

Glad to see you here, Calisa! Good luck! :)

And thanks, Lucianne!

Jenny said...

So fun! You know I love your writing, bb! I've already bought Hearts in Darkness. *crossing fingers to win Forever Freed*

1 - William Shakespeare
2 - Ice cream! Yum!
3 - Olivia "Ollie" Sutton
4 - 30 5-star reviews for Hearts in Darkness is fantastic and totally well deserved!
5 - Mmmm, Erotica...
6 - There are 10 5-star reviews for Forever Freed, which is 100%! Yay! :D


Kathie (katmom) said...

1. Shakespeare quote
2. Sam's eating ice cream and makes him nuts
3. Olivia, or Ollie
4. You have a whopping 30 5 star reviews and 51 likes for Hearts in Darkness!
5. Secret word is Erotica
6. Forever Freed has 10 5 star reviews and 33 likes. That's 100% 5 stars! One was from me!

Kathie (katmom)

Laura Kaye said...

Yay! You guys are awesome! Thanks for playing and celebrating with me!

Kathie (katmom) said...

you had me with the CUPCAKES!!!!

Laura Kaye said...

You can't have a celebration without cupcakes!!!

Jess said...

I'm not entering the contest. I just wanted to say that I loved Hearts in Darkness to pieces. Forever Freed is near and dear to my heart as well. I can't wait to read more from you Laura. Congrats on your book anniversaries!

Laura Kaye said...

Aw, Jess! Thanks so much! I appreciate you stopping over and celebrating with me! Kind words are always appreciated! :)

ilona said...

Congratulations Laura.
Here are my answers:
1. William Shakespeare
2. She's eating ice cream
3. Olivia
4. You have Thirty 5 star reviews for Hearts in Darkness. Well Done you.
5. Your secret word is Erotica
6. Forever Freed has Ten 5 star reviews so far. Looks like it is going to rival HiD.
I'm looking forward to Forever Freed as soon as funds allow.


metallifan15 said...

Hello Lovely Laura!
1. Your quote is that of William Shakespeare
2. Ice Cream, which got schmeared all over her face!
3. Olivia E. Sutton, or Ollie for short
4. 30 five star reviews.
5. Erotica!
6. 10 five star which is 100% ATM.

Loved both stories hon, but you knew that a LONG time ago!

Laura Kaye said...

Hi ilona--thanks for your entry! Good luck!

@metallifan15 - Yes, and I love your support! :)

Thanks everyone!

Comments through midnight EST 7/21 will count for the giveaway!

Laura Kaye said...

Okay, guys, here are the winners, chosen with the assistance of Random.org, which chose the blog post number:

Calisa Rhose and Jenny!

Congratulations! Many thanks for playing my game! Look for an email with details!

Thanks again! And thanks to You Gotta Read for hosting me!