Wednesday, February 8, 2012

Give Us Your Book Pitches/Blurbs and Buy Links

Today, we're offering readers a sample of what's available. All you authors, please post a very short elevator type pitch (blurb) about your book and provide a buy link, so everyone can go out and get it. Only one each, please.

I'll start with mine. You knew that was coming. (g)

A 55 year old widow takes a pill to be young again, and may not live to regret it.

Okay, now everyone that's an author jump into the comment section. And everyone that's a reader, get over there too so you can find something to read!

Morgan Mandel


Paula Martin said...

Will Abbey ever forgive Jack when she discovers the secret he's hiding?

Thansk for the opportunity, Morgan!

Red Tash said...

Great idea, Morgan!

Mine's a run-of-the-mill time travel fantasy about a dark, brooding monster and the quirky college prof he's stalking, in an age-old battle of good vs evil. Smart, funny, thrilling, different. Enjoy!

Alan Cook said...

Carol Golden has recovered her lost identity, but her new-found cousins are dying.

Dani said...

Today I'm at the Little Pickle Press blog offering advice on how to get published. Come join the conversation!

Bob Sanchez said...

Three novels covering serious to slapstick, everything from cold-blooded murder to flying pigs, with over 23,000 downloads all told.

Elena Dorothy Bowman said...

In a small fictional town in the northeast corner of Massachusetts a mysterious package from out of the past had the residents buzzing.

Cheryl said...

What a great idea.

Obed is in the hills outside Bethlehem when the angels appear to announce the Savior’s birth. Can he trust that the miracle of the first Christmas will keep his flock safe while he visits the newborn King?

Anonymous said...

Joy’s Revelation – The day, date and hospital are a match, but whose birth certificate did Joy find?

Marian Allen said...

The planet Llannonn is known for its courtesy, but when rebellious space academy professor Bel Schuster goes off-limits during shore leave she uncovers the iron fist inside that velvet glove.

for Kindle

Thanks, Morgan!

Maryannwrites said...

From best-selling author, Maryann Miller, One Small Victory,a story of one woman's courage. Life can change in just an instant. That's the harsh reality that Jenny Jasik faces when her son is killed in an automobile accident, but never in her wildest dreams did she ever expect to be working undercover as a member of a drug task force. She is, after all, just a mom. But don’t discount what a mom can do when the safety of her children is at stake.

Kelly McClymer said...

Victorian spinster Miranda Fenster believes in fairy tale endings -- for everyone but herself. Determined to help her brother regain his star-crossed love, Miranda instead finds herself married to a forbidding duke and with her own chance for a happily ever after, if she can convince the stubborn-hearted duke that fairy tales do come true.

Available on Kindle, Nook, iBooks, Sony and Diesel

Quilters' Quarters said...

"Tell me you think I need this procedure. Tell me. Do I look like I need this procedure?"

He looked so sorry, and he said,"I would not want to answer that right now. I understand that you are upset."

I held out my hand, the one with the angel in it. "Do you see this angel? This angel has been hard at work all day, keeping me off that (surgical) table. Do you understand that? I am not supposed to be here. I should be in my classroom! I do not have vasculitis."

Terry Odell said...

Mapleton Police Chief Gordon Hepler would rather be on the streets than behind a desk dealing with budgets and the town council. When a fatal accident seems connected to two of Mapleton's most beloved citizens, he gets his wish. Can he solve the crime without revealing the secrets of his citizens?

Deadly Secrets, a Mapleton Mystery.

Terry's Place
Romance with a Twist--of Mystery

Author Peg Herring said...

When your best friend turns against you, that's bad. When she goes missing and it looks like you killed her, that's worse!
99 cents at

Betty Sullivan La Pierre said...

“MOONSHINE MURDER”--Hawkman is very suspicious of the Hutchinsons, and worries when his wife, Jennifer, becomes fond of this dysfunctional family. He does some clandestine investigating and discovers a copper still on the property. It isn’t long before a murder takes place and the Hutchinson family disappears. They couldn’t have gone far, as their only means of transportation was a buckboard drawn by a couple of horses. However, they’ve eluded everyone, and Hawkman makes plans to discover where they went.

Downloads of many formats:



Cheryl Wright said...

Thanks for this Morgan - great idea!

Emma Larkin is running for her life--nowhere is safe.

Stalked by her husband's killers, desperate to protect her young daughter, Emma must find what the killers are looking for before she becomes their next victim.
When undercover cop Gary Bedford planned a relaxing break, he hadn’t counted on bumping into Emma. Now he can't resist the temptation to discover all her secrets.
...But should Emma trust her life and heart to Gary Bedford?
...And can they solve the mystery surrounding her husband’s death -- and uncover his deadly secret?

Margaret Koch said...

Mine's a series - six books so far about a psychologist shaken out of her clinical practice and turned into a crime-fighter by sheer desperation. It has humor, mystery, action and romance. It's the Dr. Stark series, and the first one is BLONDE JOKE. Available everywhere ebooks lurk. Visit my facebook page for details.

Kate Dolan said...

Thanks for doing this! I know the pitch and quick blurb are so important and yet I have been able to come up with concise ones for only one of my nine books. AND it's kind of cheating because it's built on another story that is well known!
It's for Toto's Tale, the story of the Wizard of Oz told from Toto's point of view. What really happened in Oz?
(And the shameless buy link:

Lois Winston said...

Thanks for the opportunity, Morgan! Here's mine for DEATH BY KILLER MOP DOLL:

Overdue bills and constant mother vs. mother-in-law battles at home are bad enough. But crafts editor Anastasia Pollack’s stress level is maxed out when she and her fellow American Woman editors get roped into unpaid gigs for a revamped morning TV show. Before the glue is dry on Anastasia’s mop dolls, morning TV turns crime drama when the studio is trashed and the producer is murdered. And Anastasia has no clue her snooping has landed her directly in the killer’s unforgiving spotlight.

TM said...

I'm a newbie here, and this is a great welcome! My new baby is Winter Prey, a dark paranormal.

When the ancient evil awakens, no one is safe! Don't turn out the lights while reading it.

Thanks from T. M. Simmons

K.K. Chalmers said...

Thank you for this wonderful opportunity!


A darkly humorous tale of friendship, love, and murder...

A killer is settling scores in Eastport, Virginia, and many of the town's movers and shakers are on the list of suspects.

When an old flame is arrested, Roxanne Flowers tries to prove his innocence, aided by the abbess of a local monastery.

As she uncovers truths hidden behind a craftily woven veil of secrets and lies, Roxanne unknowingly puts both her marriage and her son's life in jeopardy.

Margaret Tanner said...

Hi Morgan,
Thanks you so much for this opportunity.

Holly And the Millionaire (TWRP)
A young war widow with a baby, and a commitment shy tycoon’s chance meeting, leads to an extra-ordinary voyage of discovery and love.

Amazon,Kindle etc

Morgan Mandel said...

Way too many good books here to choose from!

Morgan Mandel

Jaime said...

A young woman on the run must decide if the town and the man she has come to love are worth standing up and facing her worst nightmare.

Sheryl Browne said...

Recipes for Disaster ~ bestselling innovative cookbook with sexilicious romcom recipes!

The shortest way to a man's heart
Mix romantic comedy and step-by-step cooking instructions. Bake at 200 degrees for an entertaining read and handy guide.
She's a single. He's a widower. She wants him. He wants her. She wants to impress. So does he. There's just one catch – she can't cook. To get him, she needs to get past the big fish – his mother. Lucky her, she's got an Ace up her sleeve and all she's got to do is impress this one time. Bad luck, though, her new guy can't cook either, her dog Rambo is on the loose and now they've got to pull off the big lunch at the club. Will it be a match made in heaven? Will they be able to pull off a culinary miracle? Will their combined efforts result in love at first bite? Or is it simply a Recipe for Disaster?


Paty Jager said...

Thank you for the opportunity!

historical western romance

Will her deceit ruin her chance at love or will hardheaded Hank realize it’s more than his love that puts a sparkle in Kelda’s eye?


Warren Bull said...

Sixteen-year-old TOM ALLEN’s life is imploding. His father banished Tom from his life; Tom’s stepfather is entirely too interested in commenting on Tom’s behavior. Then Tom’s beloved grandma suffers a stroke, which leaves his mother emotionally distant.

When Tom reads an old family memoir from his grandma’s cedar chest he becomes intrigued by his ancestors’ accounts of their struggle to form one unified family from two shattered families. They face man-made and natural dangers while they battle to survive smoldering conflicts in “Bleeding Kansas” that will soon erupt into the bloodiest war in American history — the Civil War. With the help of family and friends, past and present, Tom gradually comes to terms with the pain and possibilities of his own family.

Barbara Elsborg said...

One mistake - opening the door to accept flowers and Kate's about to take a journey to hell with a guy she's never seen before who says he's going to marry her.

Thanks for the opportunity!

CathyP said...

A serial killer, a government agent and a woman with secrets.


Linda Hope Lee said...

Treasures of the Heart, by Linda Hope Lee
Contemporary Romance - Sweet
Kindle edition .99

Art gallery owner Rachel Taylor is about to be engaged to lawyer Blake Halliday when and old boyfriend, Tony Morgan, shows up with a hidden agenda.

Margot Justes said...

Can rugged fire fighter Kirk Adams save the love of his life Rebecca Standish from someone bent on fiery revenge-Hearts & Daggers anthology.
Margot Justes