Tuesday, February 28, 2012

Beloved Children's Author Passes

I was saddened to hear the news that Jan Berenstain, the co-creator of the wonderful children's series, The Berenstain Bears, has passed away at the age of 88. For 50 years the books she and her husband wrote have been a favorite for children and parents.

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Friday, February 24, 2012

5 Blue Ribbons for Quinn's Quest

Romance Junkies has given Quinn's Quest a 5 Blue Ribbon Review! Here's a snippet of what reviewer, Claudette, has to say:

"Every installment from Ms. Walters’ LEGACY werewolf series doesn’t just introduce another set of characters that you’ll fall for, but their story will seek to further ensnare your senses. I was on the edge of my seat and trying not to mutter out loud to the characters on my kindle. So just so you know, reading an N. J. Walters novel can make you risk social suicide by talking to fictional characters out loud whilst on public transport...Ms. Walters has a knack for blending fantasy with contemporary elements and making the unbelievable completely believable.

This novel features emotionally intense writing, characters you care about and enough sensual eroticism to make you want to keep a fire extinguisher on stand-by. These are all trademarks of this author’s writing and long may it continue!"

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Thursday, February 23, 2012

RR@H Guest Blog and Book Giveaway

Want the chance to win a free download of my latest Samhain Publishing release?

If so, stop by and leave a comment at my guest blog over at RR@H Novel Thoughts and Book Talk. I'm talking about series books and why we love them.

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Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Love in Flames Joyfully Reviewed!

Love in Flames has been reviewed by Joyfully Reviewed. Here's a snippet of what the reviewer has to say:

"Can a true passion cut short have the ability to return for the lifetime that was taken away? Love in Flames shows Esther and Ryan just what a true love can do...Love in Flames proves that hot passion and true love can overcome anything in its path."

~Jo, Joyfully Reviewed

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Tuesday, February 21, 2012

Quinn's Quest is Available Today!

Quinn's Quest is available today from Samhain Publishing!


Legacy, Book 4

Kidnapped and held in a crazy doctor’s underground laboratory, Bethany Morris only manages to escape because Chrissten, one of her fellow abductees, creates an opportunity—by shifting into a werewolf.

Bethany’s desperate for help, but who’ll believe her story? The police? That’ll just buy her a one-way ticket to a padded room—because here’s the kicker: she’s discovered she’s a half-breed werewolf. Her only hope is to find Chrissten’s brother.

Quinn Lawton’s long, grinding search for his missing twin has turned up nothing…until Bethany rekindles his hope. Something else catches flame too—her heat cycle and a searing attraction branded with the word mate. Yet with so much blood on his hands, any future he might offer is already tainted beyond redemption.

Desperate for Quinn’s touch alone, Bethany has no choice but to take Quinn up on his offer to quell her terrifying need, no strings attached. And hope that as the search for Chrissten intensifies, the battle with their personal demons doesn’t destroy their razor-thin chance at forever.

Product Warnings: This book contains heartbreak and love found, a crazy scientist and his werewolf flunky and a tortured werewolf hero. Plus lots and lots of steamy hot sex!

RomConInc Guest Blog and a Chance to Win!

Want a chance to win a free PDF download?

I'm over at the RomConInc Blog today with an excerpt from my latest Samhain Publishing book Quinn's Quest. Be sure to leave a comment, as one lucky person who leaves a comment will win a download of my new book!

Sunday, February 19, 2012


Advice to live by! And I did have a chocolate chip today even though life is good. :)

Friday, February 17, 2012

Fabric of Fate Available Today!

I'm thrilled to announce that Fabric of Fate is available today at Ellora's Cave Publishing! This is the 6th Tapestries novel, but it can be read as a stand alone book.


Audrey Brennan is married to her job as an ad executive. Her work environment is fast-paced, competitive and cutthroat. When a panic attack brought on by stress and overwork lands her in the hospital, she’s forced to examine her life choices. Before she can make any decisions, a beautiful tapestry filled with magic whisks her away to a strange world, where men compete sexually to win a woman.

In Javara, women are in short supply and brothers must share. Abrah Dannon has given up hope that either he or his brother Heroc will ever have a wife. But a wild storm brings an unexpected gift to his doorstep—a woman.

For the next three days, both brothers will use all the sensual skill at their disposal to seduce and pleasure Audrey so she will want to stay in Javara with them. But there’s more at stake than simply hot sex. Their hearts are hers for the taking if she’s willing to risk the chance.

Midwinter Blues

I'm over at the Samhain Publishing Blog today talking about the Midwinter Blues and what I do to fight them. Be sure to stop by and check it out.

Tuesday, February 14, 2012

Happy Valentine's Day!

Happy Valentine's Day!

If you have a sweetheart, I hope you have a very special day together.

If you don't have a sweetheart, treat yourself special today. Go out and do something nice for yourself!

Saturday, February 11, 2012

Thursday, February 09, 2012


Curtains up! Light the Lights! The SAMMIES are coming, all right!

That’s right Samhellions, it’s time to vote for your Samhain Publishing favorites for 2011. The SAMMIE Awards ceremony will be held on Saturday, March 24, 2012, starting at 2 p.m. EST in the Samhain Publishing Cafe.

The categories that require your vote are:

Reader’s Choice Best Cover Art eBooks 2011
Reader’s Choice Best Cover Art Print Books 2011
Reader’s Choice Best eBook 2011
Reader’s Choice Best Print Book 2012

I have two of my Legacy books--Isaiah's Haven and Legacy Found, as well as all the books in my Spells, Secrets and Seductions series--A Touch of Magick, Dreams of Seduction and Love in Flames up for Sammies. If you love the covers, please vote!!!!

Please go to The Sammie Awards Survey to cast your vote. Voters are permitted three choices per category. Voting begins today and runs through March, 19, 2012.

Wednesday, February 08, 2012

Valentine's Day Deal

Looking for a deal on a Valentine's Day read? Be sure to check out The Values from The Vault at Ellora's Cave, including my Valentine's Day Quickie, Anastasia's Style, available now for only $1.99.


Anastasia Style, owner of Hassle-free Holidays, is having anything but a hassle-free Valentine's Day. Her normally reliable car has a flat and she has a delivery to make for a last minute, lucrative client. And if that wasn't enough to make a woman crazy, she still has to make it to her lawyer's office in time to sign her divorce papers.

She just has to set the stage for her client's romantic evening and then she's off to her lawyer's office to officially end her marriage to Mason Style. Except her client has other ideas about how Anastasia will be spending her evening, and he has no intention of ever letting her go.

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Tuesday, February 07, 2012

Happy Birthday Charles Dickens

Today is the 200th anniversary of the birth of English writer Charles Dickens. He was born on February 7, 1812 and wrote many novels that focused on the living and working conditions of the poor in England. He was extremely popular in his time and continues to be a favorite today, creating many iconic characters, including Scrooge.

I really enjoyed A Tale of Two Cities, but my favorite Dicken's book is A Christmas Carol. Do you have a favorite?

Monday, February 06, 2012

New Cover!

Check out the sexy new cover for Finding Chrissten, an upcoming Legacy book. Don't have a release date yet, but hopefully soon!

Saturday, February 04, 2012

Snowy Saturday

Yet another snowstorm. This is the fourth one in about eight or nine days. Last Saturday was a stay-at-home day and looks like this one will be too. Hope all of you are having a great Saturday. I plan on doing some work this morning and curling up with a book or a movie this afternoon.

Thursday, February 02, 2012

Happy Groundhog Day and Guest Blog at TRS

Happy Groundhog Day!

No matter what the groundhog says today, we're getting a lot more weeks of winter around here. It's snowed pretty much every day this week and the snow piles are turning into small mountains.

But, no matter, I am guest blogging about this and more over at The Romance Studio Blog today. Be sure to stop by and check it out!