The Hunter – An Original Poem by Annie

The Hunter   I dodged between the ancient trees As the breeze lightly whispered to the leaves far beyond my sight   I can hear the steady pounding heavy footsteps of the Hunter   I run faster and faster my face a flurry of heat under needles and pins of chill every breath creates a woosh   I continue to try and silent myself my flowing dress snags and pulls As I begin to increase my pace I hear a… Read more »

New Video Excerpt from Darker Still: A Novel of Magic Most Foul by Leanna Renee Hieber

As mentioned in my Authors After Dark New Orleans recap I attended Steampunk Tea.  The Steampunk Tea was fantastic.  Proper English biscuits, tea, and everyone properly dressed made this a completely unforgettable event! So – why am I talking about this AGAIN?!  =) Well…the fantastic Leanna Renee Hieber was one of the sponsoring authors for this event.  She was a pleasure to meet and during the Steampunk Tea she read an excerpt from Darker Still: A Novel of Magic Most Foul.  This excerpt… Read more »

Authors After Dark 2013 Savannah Nights BABY!

August is now my new favorite month!  On the 10th of August I returned from the Authors After Dark New Orleans (read about it here).  On the >>> I found out that Booked & Loaded was given an extreme honor – I will be a Featured Blogger for Authors After Dark Savannah Nights for 2013 in Savannah Georgia.  I was truly blown away and completely honored. Authors After Dark NOLA was my first con….ever.  I have went to several author signings, but… Read more »

Shattered Magic by Rebecca York

“Desperate to escape an arranged marriage to an evil magician, Rowan flees her village-and runs right into the path of a handsome stranger. When Grant comes to her aid, she takes comfort in his arms…and sees a solution to her problem. Her betrothal will be called off if she loses her virginity-and her virile protector is the perfect man to do the honor. Determined to seduce him, Rowan traps them together in a cave, where she and Grant soon give… Read more »

Latter-Day of the Dead (Book One) by Kevin Krohn

“Harrowing cries escaped the contorted faces of our flock. End of Days was a known truth but never a faced reality. Once the madness broke…we feared it would never subside.”  A thrilling tale of horror from Kevin Krohn, “Latter-Day of the Dead” tells the story of a hallowed compound’s fight for survival against unbridled evil.” – Book description taken from Amazon Latter-Day of the Dead is a short novel about a polygamist commune that becomes infected by Zombies.  In keeping with the… Read more »

Authors After Dark 2012 New Orleans

So.  I am back in reality. The drive down to New Orleans was pretty much uneventful.  It began with Rum and Diet Coke and much talk about the trip and authors.  The three of us stayed in Alexandria and it was pretty peaceful.  They had a postage stamp size pool, but it was very clean so you know I got in it!!  We were so ready to get to NOLA we were up extremely early to start the last leg… Read more »