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Create a Reality Show Challenge, Fake Girlfriends & Book Deals

By Kidfreeliving @kidfreeliving

Create a Reality Show Challenge, Fake Girlfriends & Book DealsQuick Update on Gordon’s Fake Girlfriend

The lady who dresses up the fake Labradoodle I see on my walks went all-out for Halloween. Fakey’d gone missing for a few days and I worried someone had stolen her, but nope – just a costume change!

And now I’m thinking she might be a boy.

Create a Reality Show Challenge, Fake Girlfriends & Book Deals
Name a Reality Show Challenge – Win a book!

Before each new novel of mine is released I like to let the readers name something in the book – ten or so people who respond win e-copies of the new book upon release and the winner gets a signed paperback.  I’ve had y’all name bars, old folks homes, people… For Slightly Sweaty I have a challenge that will really stretch your imaginations!Since the story of Slightly Sweaty takes place during a television reality show called Minefield – which is a little like a domestic version of the Amazing Race or Survivor – I need to put my characters through challenges. So far I’ve had them sort marked goats in a field into pens and find their way out of a forest laced with paint-gun tripwires…now it’s your turn!Create/Name a reality show challenge! You don’t have to figure out every angle and aspect (if I like the name I can make up the rest)  – in fact, if you just want to submit a name for a challenge that tickles your fancy, that works! Like “Banana War” or “Hamster Hoedown.”  Winner will be pretty random – I pick eleven that sound good and declare one of them the top winner.

This will be a lot of fun – Post your submission to the comments below to enter!!*

This Week’s Giveaways and Book Deals!

Create a Reality Show Challenge, Fake Girlfriends & Book Deals

New! A Dead Mother by Anna Celeste Burke – 99c! (and free on KU)

Jessica Huntington is back in the fourth Desert Cities Mystery by USA Today bestselling author, Anna Celeste Burke.

Jessica’s ex-husband, James Harper, and her mother, Alexis, are in big trouble in A Dead Mother. Family dysfunction, infidelity, murder, and mayhem—what else can you expect from members of the rich and famous who move in Jessica Huntington’s circles? An arraignment in court goes off the rails after Jim Harper’s Bel Air mansion is trashed and a man is left fighting for his life. Jessica’s love life almost veers off track, too, as she struggles to balance job, family, sleuthing, and her attraction to Attorney Paul Worthington and Detective Frank Fontana. When the body of a prominent member of the Palm Desert community is found dead on the side of the road, Jessica gives up hope that this year will be better than the last. It’s a three-ring-circus of calamities as Jessica and her friends get pulled into another whirlwind whodunit. There are plenty of well-heeled heels to choose from among the suspects with murderous motives: love, lust, lucre, and loathing.

Grab your copy and find out whodunit!

Create a Reality Show Challenge, Fake Girlfriends & Book Deals

Start Date: 11-01-2017End Date: 11-08-2017

All the Tomorrows

By Nillu Nasser

Usual Price: New Release Sale: New Release

Sometimes we can’t escape the webs we are born into. Sometimes we are the architects of our own fall.

Akash Choudry wants a love for all time, not an arranged marriage. Still, under the weight of parental hopes, he agrees to one. He and Jaya marry

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Create a Reality Show Challenge, Fake Girlfriends & Book Deals

Start Date: 11-01-2017End Date: 11-17-2017

Love The Wine You’re With

By Mary E Thompson

Usual Price: 2.99 Sale: FREE

When an 18 year old virgin meets a sexy new veteran, she thinks he could be the one to finally steal her heart, and other things. But he has his own worries to deal with. There’s a ticking clock, counting down until she leaves, maybe for good.

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Create a Reality Show Challenge, Fake Girlfriends & Book Deals

Start Date: 11-02-2017End Date: 12-02-2017

Missing Desire

By PJ Fiala

Usual Price: 3.99 Sale: New Release

Big beautiful woman, Nita Brown, is trying to grow her business and keep her son out of trouble. When she meets lovable, sweet and a security specialist, their worlds collide. What’s a girl to do?

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Create a Reality Show Challenge, Fake Girlfriends & Book Deals

Start Date: 10-27-2017End Date: 11-01-2017

All Hallows’ Eve Heist, Georgie Shaw Cozy Mystery #3

By Anna Celeste Burke

Usual Price: 1.99 Sale: .99

A botched heist has everyone scrambling to catch trigger-happy thieves on the run at Marvelous Marley World. Figuring out whodunit won’t be easy. The theme park’s packed & everyone’s in costume, including the bad guys.


Create a Reality Show Challenge, Fake Girlfriends & Book Deals

Start Date: 10-31-2017End Date: 11-07-2017

The Vampire wants a Wife (Supernatural Dating Agency Book 1)

By Andie M. Long

Usual Price: New Release Sale: .99

Running a dating agency can be a killer…Shelley Linley is sick of sickos. Yet another prankster has applied to her dating agency. This one says he’s a vampire and he wants Shelley to help him find a wife.Meeting him for a second interview against all her better judgement, Shelley discovers that he has no clue about women. A shame because he’s super-hot, amusing, and has a lot of single friends he could recommend her struggling business to, even if he does say they’re werewolves and demons. She has to help him, even if he’s crazy.If she can ignore his delusions, she’s sure she can help him meet someone. But when death threats start arriving on her doorstep, Shelley’s not sure she’s cut out for the job…then her dating algorithm states she’s his ideal partner. Now she’s not sure if she should take the risk for love, or run like hell. Welcome to Withernsea and the Supernatural Dating Agency, for readers of Michelle Rowen, Gerry Bartlett and Michele Bardsley who like their humor to have bite.Buy The Vampire wants a Wife to see if Theodore gets his happy forever after.


Create a Reality Show Challenge, Fake Girlfriends & Book Deals

Start Date: 11-03-2017End Date: 11-08-2017

Rescued By A Kiss (The New Orleans Go Cup Chronicles Book 1)

By Colleen Mooney

Usual Price: 2.99 Sale: .99

A KISS TO KILL FOR…In Colleen Mooney’s funny, romantic, delightfully meandering cozy mystery, you gon’ have a authentic Noo Awlins experience, dawlin’! And a wild ride into the bargain. You’d think a mystery that begins with an eligible man taking a bullet might be a bit dark, but Colleen Mooney has something else in mind—something like a screwball chase all over town, from Lee Circle to the Lakefront, with a stop at Charity Hospital, and finally to the French Quarter’s favorite gay dance club, at all times accompanied by Schnauzers, one of them named Geaux Cup.Jiff, the captivating kisser, (aka Mr. Possibly Right), has enemies, of course, and, oh, by the way, he and Brandy get kidnapped, but this one’s much more about the offbeat inventive fun than the mystery. And the romance, of course.


Create a Reality Show Challenge, Fake Girlfriends & Book Deals

Start Date: 11-03-2017End Date: 01-31-2018

Curse Breaker: Faceted

By Melinda Kucsera

Usual Price: New Release Sale: New Release

In a subterranean world where light is everything, can an untrained mage and his son stop the encroaching darkness?


This giveaway is running until Monday!

Create a Reality Show Challenge, Fake Girlfriends & Book Deals

Create a Reality Show Challenge, Fake Girlfriends & Book Deals
 Win Amazon Gift Cards!

Each week I give away $20 gift certificates to readers for following authors on BookBub, Amazon, etc!

* By entering the “Create a Reality Show Challenge” competition you agree that I can use your idea anyway I see fit in the book (I can tweak the idea, not use it at all, use as is) and that you release any claim to it. I think that’s pretty self-evident but in this day and age I have to spell it out!  

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