Bookmarks: The Perfect Gift

Hello friends!

Today, I want to share with you the bookmarks I made. I love bookmarks. They keep the page for us in our favorite book. I decided to make some bookmarks because I wanted something other than a business card to hold my page.

These bookmarks are made from suede leather string, metal charms and some glass beads.

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I’ve also given them cute names: O Canada, Book Owl, Snow Angel, Tea Time and The Key to My Heart. I’ll be making more so stay tuned!

If you’d like to order one of them or all, follow the link on my Etsy Shop. Thanks for letting me know what you think of my beauties.

Cheers

Jackie

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True Love: Real or Fiction?

Watching my favorite TV show last night and for the last month, it got me wondering about true love. Does it really exist? Is it so rare that not everyone will get the chance at true love in their lifetime?

As a romance writer, I always write about true love. It’s not a perfect love. It’s the kind of love you cannot explain. It turns your life and your heart upside down. And, when you are separated from the one you love, you cannot breath, you cannot live. A part of your heart and soul is missing. You think you are mad. You tell yourself, ‘This is crazy.’ So, you occupy your time with work or other activities. But, at night, alone with your thoughts, you can feel the person you love with all your heart and soul.

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True love gives your life meaning. I didn’t believe this for the longest time, until I met the man I share my life with today. Somedays, I wonder if I’m dreaming or he is truly the one for me. Life throws obstacles our way. Yet, we find our way back to each other, somehow. Our love becomes an inspiration for me when I write my books. I love the way he inspired  ne. He’s perfect. No one is perfect. Our human traits sometimes get in the way. But, our souls remind us of the love we share.

 

I know finding love these days isn’t easy. But it’s not something you find. It comes to you. That’s what I did four years ago. I kept my heart open and readied my soul for this amazing love I know today. When the time was right, everything fell into place with perfect synchronicity. Nothing complicated. Just love.

Jackie

 

 

 

My New Favorite TV Show

Greetings!

Fall shows have begun! Are you as excited as me to reunite with our favorite character and discover new ones? As an author, television is one of my sources for inspiration. Not many shows capture my interest. But, when it does, I do not miss an episode. It certainly is wonderful to escape into another universe for a few hours a week.

Reality shows are my thing. I prefer a well-written show with smart dialogue, some humor and a whole lot of entertainement.

One show that fits my wish list is Outlander(produced by Starz). It’s an amazing show for the historical romance lover and for the fantasy one as well. If you haven’t watched it yet, I would highly recommend you watch it on Netflix, for example.

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I started watching this show a month ago when I saw the two main stars Catriona Balfe and Sam Heughan on The View. I can’t quite put my finger on the reason I decided to start watching Outlander, but I don’t regret it one bit. Curiosity is certainly one reason. But, I had no idea how many fans this show had. The Outlander Universe is worldwide. Of course, this universe is divided into the book followers and the non-book followers.  People have been reading the Outlander series by Diana Galbadon for years. My sister is one of them. I, myself, prefer to watch the tv series first. I love book adaptations. They really give us another dimension about the characters. They come alive on the small or big screen!

A dream of mine is for one of my books to transform into a movie. Maybe all of my books will come to life! Who knows, right?

Back to Outlander, it’s basically the story of a WWII British nurse who, on her second honeymoon with her husband, is magically transported back in time to 1743 and meets a sexy Highlander, wearing a kilt and speaking with a sexy Scottish brogue. Adventure and romance are present. Of course, there are plenty of sex scenes to whet your appetite.

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If you haven’t started watching the tv series, I highly recommend it. If you are already a fan, what is your favorite episode?

Talk with you soon!

Jackie

Autumn Giveaway

Greetings friends!

It’s been a while since I’ve posted on my blog. My apologies about that. I started my own fashion stylist agency in May of this year after a year and a half of studying to get my dipoma as a stylist. In those months, I had put aside my writing. But, fear not, another romance book is in the works. I’m writing my first paranormal romance story. It’s going to be a very exciting and romantic story. 🙂 Can’t wait to share it with you!

In the meantime, I’m launching a mega-giveaway!

One lucky winner will get the chance to receive all my published e-books! That’s right, all of them! From A Soldier’s Vow to The Darkest Winter. This giveaway will go on until October 1st 2017 and open to everyone!

If you aren’t familiar with my work, please check out my Amazon author page!

Here are the following instructions for the giveaway:

  1. Follow this blog and my Facebook page (if you don’t already). This is simply so you don’t miss any of my updates.
  2. Comment on this post letting me know about your favorite all-time book.
  3. Share this post with your friends.
  4. If you are the winner, let me know your thoughts after each book you finish reading.

There you have it! Who wants to enter my giveaway?

A big thanks to everyone for participating. And the more you do, the more chances you get to win!

Talk with you soon!

Cheers, Jackie

 

The Darkest Winter Book Cover

Exclusive!!!

Here’s  your first glimpse at my newest historical romance and my first sequel. The Darkest Winter picks up where Klondike Winter ended. My new book will be out soon, but for now, I’m so excited to share with you the beautiful book cover.

A huge thanks to my publisher Beachwalk Press and the wonderful women who made this book a reality: Pamela Tyner, Lynne Sully and Tara(the one who created the cover). Thank you ladies!!

New book covers!

Hello dear friends!

Today, I’m sharing with you my new book covers. They’re versions 2.0 of the previously published ones.

Tara at FantasiaFrogDesigns created them for me. She really listened to my suggestions and let me assist her with the designs. Special thanks to her and also to my fabulous editor at Beachwalk Press, Pamela Tyner.

On His Honor is already for sale on various websites. I will give you the details in a separate post.

Hidden Desire will be out soon and Klondike Winter will be available sometime in March.

What do you think of these beautiful covers?

 

On His Honor

On His Honor is about honor, loyalty and of course, romance.
 
In a time of great turmoil, a beauty meets a beast who changes her life forever.
 
Emilia Crawford’s father is arrested in the name of King Henry VIII’s new reforms. The king’s men take him to the London Tower to await sentencing. In an attempt to save her father’s life, Emilia travels to London. One kiss from her father’s captor turns her life upside down.
 
When Jamie Kingsley is sent to arrest members of the Pilgrimage of Grace he never imagined he would meet a woman who would make him lose all reason, along with his heart. But he has a duty to fulfill, or he risks losing his head to King Henry VIII’s henchmen.
 
Content Warning: contains sensual sex scenes and some strong language