Congratulations to Colette Ballard on Fantastic Awards Success!

A huge congrats to Colette Ballard for an amazing run of awards success for her debut young adult novel RUNNING ON EMPTY (Tulip Romance/Spencer Hill Press)! Check out this fantastic list of the books’ wins:

*WINNER 2014 Winter Rose Award of Excellence! (Young Adult)
*2nd PLACE WINNER of The New England Reader’s Choice Bean Pot Award! (Romantic Suspense)

*2nd PLACE WINNER in the 2014 Write Touch Readers’ Award Contest! (Young Adult)
*FINALIST in The Colorado Romance Writer’s Award of Excellence! (Young Adult/ New Adult)
*FINALIST in ACRA’s Heart of Excellence contest! (Young Adult)
*FINALIST in Georgia Romance Writers’ Published Maggie Awards! (Young Adult)

Sold! Paris Paysanne: A Culinary Traveler’s Guide to Paris by Emily Dilling

Paris Paysanne by Emily Dilling takes the reader on a tour of the local, independent producers at Paris markets while offering over 100 simple yet elegant seasonal recipes shared and inspired by the producers themselves. The first book to acquaint the reader with the farmers of the city’s organic markets, Paris Paysanne speaks to the informed food lover, the experienced and beginner francophile chef, the inquisitive traveller, and the Paris lover alike.


Barb Han’s SWORN TO SURVIVE, in which a woman becomes the target of the monster who abducted her brother fifteen years ago, turns to the one man she can’t forget for help, and struggles to survive  long enough to uncover the truth, in a four-book deal.


Dr. Tonia Vojtkofsky’s KEEP YOUR BRAIN STRONGER FOR LONGER, a first-ever workbook of brain exercises designed for those with Mild Cognitive Impairment, a high risk factor for dementia that affects six million Americans.


Shelley Freydont’s next novel in the Celebration Bay mysteries, set in upstate New York and featuring a former Manhattan party planner and her West Highland Terrier sidekick; in which a competition to become Celebration Bay’s official Haunted House and the recipient of the cash prize that comes with it turns deadly when Yankee one upsmanship ends in murder, to Faith Black at Berkley Prime Crime, in a two-book deal, for publication in Fall 2015

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USA bestselling author of Somewhere in France, Jennifer Robson’s final book in her WWI trilogy in which a young British aristocrat seeks to build a new life in post-war Paris, frequenting the artistic and literary salons of the period, where she meets a young American architect who may change her life forever; and the first book of a new series about war brides during the Second World War, to Amanda Bergeron at William Morrow, in a very nice deal, in a two-book deal, for publication in Winter 2016.