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Five women have joined together under the pen name, Grace Lane, to write about their personal experiences in hopes to inspire and uplift others. The following character sketches will give you a little insight about each author.
(BearPaw Resort, #1)
Publication date: March 26th 2018
Genres: Adult, Romance, Suspense, Thriller
Don’t get caught in the surge.
Through a bullet hole in a wall, I watch a man bleed to death.
Those responsible think their crime died with the victim, until I identify them.
What’s a girl to do when she’s being hunted by murderers
witness protection can’t even stop?
My only refuge is a place I vowed to never go again.
When it’s do or die, an eight-year-old heartache suddenly seems trivial.
Besides, he won’t be there anyway.
But he is.
Turns out my old pain feels brand new the second his eyes meet mine.
I can’t leave. I can’t stay.
This snowy town that’s supposed to be my shelter
suddenly exposes me more than before.
With no one else to lean on, Liam becomes my lifeline.
Now we’re both running for our lives,
trying not to get swept away.
I got up and went to the bed, yanking down the blankets in one move.
“What are you doing?” She was cautious.
“In you go.” I pointed.
“I’ll walk you out.” She glanced between me and the door.
I laughed. “Subtle. I’m not leaving.”
“Well, you aren’t sleeping with me!” She planted her fisted hands on her hips.
I tried real hard not to smile. “Wouldn’t dream of it.”
A little bit of hurt flashed in her eyes, and I was a bastard because I was glad for it. I wanted her to want me—even just a fraction of the way I wanted her.
I cleared my throat and added, “At least not tonight.”
Her eyes whipped up to mine.
This time I smiled, letting some of the desire and possessiveness I felt shine through.
She ran for the bed and jumped in, pulling the covers nearly over her head. “You can see yourself out!”
I threw my head back and laughed.
Then I returned to my chair.
Making a noise, Bellamy sat up, pushing down some of the covers to glare. “What are you doing?”
“Staying ‘til you fall asleep.”
Her mouth opened. Closed. Opened again. “But why?”
“Because you want me to.”
“You didn’t disagree.”
She fell back on the bed with a groan.
I grinned and settled my hands over my middle. “Go to sleep, Bells. I’ll watch over you.”
Cambria Hebert is an award winning, bestselling novelist of more than twenty books. She went to college for a bachelor’s degree, couldn’t pick a major, and ended up with a degree in cosmetology. So rest assured her characters will always have good hair.
Besides writing, Cambria loves a caramel latte, staying up late, sleeping in, and watching movies. She considers math human torture and has an irrational fear of chickens (yes, chickens). You can often find her running on the treadmill (she’d rather be eating a donut), painting her toenails (because she bites her fingernails), or walking her chorkie (the real boss of the house).
Cambria has written within the young adult and new adult genres, penning many paranormal and contemporary titles. Her favorite genre to read and write is romantic suspense. A few of her most recognized titles are: The Hashtag Series, Text, Torch, and Tattoo.
Cambria Hebert owns and operates Cambria Hebert Books, LLC.
Renegades–foiled in their attempt to kidnap the
princess–steal the children of Cadbury Castle to sell as slaves. Guinevere and
Cedwyn vow to rescue the children, but a miscalculation puts them all in more
danger. The plan quickly unravels, and Guinevere’s impassioned decisions come
crashing down as Cedwyn chooses to turn his dream of becoming a knight into
reality. Will their courage be strong enough to survive, or will one make the
So often when that long-awaited moment comes–one that we have dreamed about, fantasized about, even lusted about–we find ourselves afraid to actually cross over…We carry on, but oh, what strength of character and soul that requires.
The boy whom Thomas had first called a knight stood in front of his future queen, Samuel, and Aaron. The goddess’ words once again echoed in his soul. Your courage must come from deep inside your soul even for one so young. Your love of family and friends must be great. But greater still must be your loyalty to the knight’s duty. For your knight’s vow comes soon. You must embrace it. You must defeat the temptations to turn aside for your own safety. He wanted to race to the castle, but feared what might await them. He wanted Merlyn to appear, to tell them not to worry. He lowered his gaze, afraid they would see the fear in his eyes. He took several shallow breaths not wanting to taste the blood of the slaughter, but needing to fortify himself. Before their eyes, he straightened his shoulders, and looked at each of them. “We need to go now.”
Cedwyn mounted his horse and turned away from the clearing, intent on skirting the outside.
He stopped, his slender body tense, but not ready for the battle, and turned to face Samuel.
“Please, Lady Guinevere. We must bury them. It is the right thing to do.”
“I know, Samuel, but….”
“We can’t take the time, Samuel, Guin’ver,” Cedwyn said. He didn’t include Aaron because the young boy was beyond understanding. “The renegades may have already reached home. And, if not, then we must get to the gates before they do.”
Cedwyn knew he was right, but Samuel’s plea lay heavy on his heart. He could feel the conflict in Guinevere—the fear for her people weighed against the sorrow for Samuel and the monks.
“Please. They’re our family.” The pain in his voice threatened to push Cedwyn into the earth.
“Cedwyn,” Guinevere whispered.
He looked to her, knew he was right in wanting to hurry, but resigned himself to giving in to their pleas. He would want to do the same if it had been his family, and she hers. Sometimes choices had to be ruled by the heart instead of the head.
Cedwyn dismounted. “We must hurry though.”
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I tried something new recently and have discovered I absolutely loved it. During a recent visit to my my sister’s family in El Paso, Texas, I went with my sisters and their families to the Franklin Mountains. There were a few things that we did which included taking a tram up the mountain on one day and also hiking the mountain on a different day. Both ways were amazing, the views from both sections were phenomenal and I would suggest them for anyone who wants to try something new.
What do you have up next on your bucket list? Comment down below.
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Cambria Hebert is set to release a second stand alone novel in the Public Enemy series. I loved the first one and can not wait for the second.
Accusations of lip-syncing.
Rumors of being dropped by my label.
Reports of celebrity feuds and rivalries.
And then there’s my personal favorite…
* All teaser photos were taken from the Cambria’s Nerds Facebook page.
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Well here we are back from winter break and coming into not only a new year but also a new semester. This semester seems to be creeping up on me fast than usual, but that could be because as a graduate assistant I came back to campus starting January 2nd. I’m not sure where most of ya’ll are, but for most of my break we’ve had pretty mild weather. Even our Christmas was in the mid 60s. However, starting New Year’s eve we had temperatures as low as 26 degrees. and lasted almost a week. For a south Texas girl that is way too cold, it wasn’t even comfortable enough to light a fire and sit outside and enjoy, it was a wet and icy mess.
I’ve learned the last few semesters in Graduate school that having goals was a great motivator. When I saw this on DaniDearest‘s blog I loved the idea. The goals gave me something solid to work towards and something else to focus on. Last semester I accomplished 11 out of the 15 goals that I set, not too bad.
Making my goals public like this was the perfect way for me to be held accountable for them. Before this last semester I’ve never set goals and never so publicly before. And doing so helped me.
So with the goal of doing better than I did last semester in completing these goals here are my goals for the Spring 2017 semester:
Well let’s see how this turns out this semester. Especially since I added a few more than last semester. Question of the Day: What are some goals that you set for yourself? Do you do them by academic year, semester, monthly or weekly? Comment down below.
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Well I’m not sure about you guys but this semester seemed to fly by in a flash for me. Maybe it was because we had to start the semester almost two weeks later than we should have due to Hurricane Harvey. But with winter break already here and almost gone, let’s see how this semester’s goals went.
I can’t tell you how much I am grateful for DaniDearest‘s blog that had me start writing goals down for each semester. It helped out for my 1st semester and did so again for my 2nd and my third. These goals helped me have a focus and something tangible to reach for. I accomplished 11 out of 15 , not to bad if I don’t say so myself.
Making my goals public like this was the perfect way for me to be held accountable for them. Before these last two semesters, I’ve never set goals and never so publicly before. And doing so helped me.
Here’s my goals for this semester and how I did on them:
Result: ✓ Success! Well, if you read my update from last spring then you saw that I had written that it was a wake up call for me. I can seriously say that this semester was my most challenging to date. This was my third semester and my second where I took only history classes. This was a challenge due to the amount of intensive writing that was being done. But I will say that I got a B in my Research Methods class (not too bad, but I have my work cut out for me to be able to be ready for my thesis in a year and a half.) and an A in my Oral History course. I didn’t think that I would enjoy this course, but I had so much fun doing it. It wasn’t always easy and I never realized the amount of work that went into an oral history, but it was enjoyable.
Result: ✓ This was a complete success, this semester I was able to complete all of my assignments if not two days before then at least the day before. This is something that I am hoping to continue doing next semester.
Result: X Yea… nope. I did not work out once this semester. I didn’t even step foot into the Dugan. However, I just got a gym membership so I’m hoping since I’m paying for it I’ll actually manage to go. So until I manage to at least go twice a week maybe more I’ll be keeping this on my list.
Result: ✓ Considering that I now have three jobs, I’ve been managing pretty well. There were weeks where I got home after my family went to bed or I couldn’t see my friends, but I tried. Hopefully with my new schedule this will even out.
Result: X/✓ This was a semi-pass for me this semester. I budgeted myself “free” money each week and was able to only spend that amount for the most part, but I need to work a bit more on this area.
Result: X/✓ I didn’t actually do to bad on this one. But I need to try harder. I have recently been trying a food service called HelloFresh, which come this new semester I’m hoping to start packing my lunch and only eating out once or twice a month.
Result: ✓ I would definitely say this was a lot better than last semester. Even with me having some days where I did not even leave my house. I also had two major papers that I was writing so I had a total of 107 days out of 122. Yay me!
September 30/30 October 28/31 November 27/30 December 22/31
Result: X … Nope, yet again this was a major failure. Some weeks I had posts, and others not so much. If it hadn’t been for the book posts that I was doing for reveals I wouldn’t have anything to post. Not only do I still have the same hectic schedule, I added to it by accepting a graduate position. But I’m trying.
Result: ✓ I’ve actually been doing really well with this. I had to dip into my savings for Christmas, but other than that I’ve been able to save something from each check.
Result: ✓ For the most part I did really well, but it’s around laundry time that I get lazy and not feel like putting away those piles of clothes. But not too bad overall.
Result: ✓ Completed! I made sure that each week I had at least 30 minutes to an hour for myself. Whether it was just to read a book that I wanted or to take a long bubble bath, it was my me time. I especially needed this because this last semester has been a really rough one. This is something that I’ll keep working towards as the semesters come and go.
Result: ✓ I’m not sure what I did before I started using my Happy Planner, I love my mini (although I do have a classic as well) and the fact that I can take it anywhere!
Result: ✓ Yep!!! I finally completed this. It took a few months into the semester to get it to where even having to get into it to fix a shattered car window (So not good on a day when the temperature was 30 degrees!). Here it is almost the start of the Spring semester and I still have that cushion!
Result: ✓ Yep! I actually got to go to El Paso (Okay, so it’s still in the state but considering it is more than 9 hours away it counts!) and got to hike the Franklin Mountains with my family. I had so much fun. This year I hope to go back and go higher!
11/15 Goals Completed
Not too shabby, I’m almost there for a full 15 out of 15. With 10 that were fully successfull and 2 that were semi successful, I had a better semester than my last one. and I finally got more than half way completed. that leaves me with three that I need to work harder on and two that only needs a little more work to be completely successful.
Question of the day: How did you do on any goals that you set for your Fall 2017 semester? Comment down below.
Until Next Time!
Randi Cooley Wilson
(The Royal Protector Academy #3)
Publication date: January 20th 2018
Genres: Adult, Fantasy, Paranormal
Love has revived an ancient war
Jealousy has risen and torn lives apart
And one prophecy demands the ultimate sacrifice
What if rewriting your destiny means that you must sacrifice the one you love? Serena St. Michael has forsaken her future—for him. Tristan Gallagher has renounced the throne—for her. The Vergina Sun prophecy has been fulfilled, but at what cost? Their love has renewed an ancient war. With Serena gone, will Tristan save her in time? Or will the dark army of Diablo Fairies descend upon the Royal Protector Academy, destroying the London clan’s legacy and ending the existence of the gargoyle race forever?
Nox is the final novel in the Royal Protector Academy series. This dangerously exciting and darkly romantic conclusion will take your breath away. It can be read as a stand-alone trilogy or after the bestselling Revelation series. Intended for mature readers (18+) due to language, mild violence, and sexual situations.
The Royal Protector Academy novels are a serial trilogy meant to be read in order:
Vernal (Book #1)
Aequus (Book #2)
Nox (Book #3)
Randi Cooley Wilson is the bestselling author of The Revelation Series, The Royal Protector Academy Novels, The Dark Soul Trilogy, and “Covetousness” a Havenwood Falls Novella. She resides in Massachusetts with her husband and daughter.