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Romancing the princess

Experience a swashbuckling romantic adventure in a fantasy world,
perfect for fans of Anastasia and The Princess Bride!

Meg of Swansong Island was raised as an orphan, unaware of her true identity as the lost Princess of Elorain. But when three handsome strangers arrive to inform her of an uncle she never knew existed, she embarks on a perilous journey to reunite with him.

Led by a rugged ex-soldier, she travels alongside two young men who vie for her heart. The kindhearted woodsman, Ky MacElroy, seems a perfect match, while the captivating and enigmatic Arek Aewing steals her breath away. But with anti-royalist agents and an assassin on their tail, Meg must navigate the dangerous twists and turns of their quest—and of her heart. Will she choose Ky, with his endearing charm, or Arek, whose motives remain shrouded in mystery?

As Meg discovers shocking truths about her past and the fate of her fallen kingdom, she must rely on her courage and friendships to survive. Will love be enough to see them all through when everything is at risk?

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The Poet Bride

Baltimore, 1901: Aspiring poet Elly Owen is eighteen when her family takes on a boarder in the flat above their shop. Their new tenant, dockworker Ben Porter, is the muse of Elly’s dreams: he’s charming, masculine, and mysterious. The two embark upon a whirlwind forbidden romance as secret lovers—until Ben abruptly disappears, leaving Elly reeling and disconsolate.

When a hidden betrayal surfaces, Elly resolves to go west to find Ben. Chaperoned by Jonathan, a young seminarian with hopes to marry Elly, she ventures to Maumee, Ohio in search of the truth. What she discovers is a life far removed from her romantic expectations, and a rocky relationship that just might rewrite everything she assumed about love.

The Poet Bride is a character-driven period piece set in turn-of-the-last century America. The narrator’s candid examination of marriage, perseverance, and commitment to her heart at all costs will charm readers of historical romance and women’s fiction alike.

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Anyone Can Write!

Have you always dreamed of writing a book but aren’t sure where to start? Do you know there’s a story or message inside you, if you only had the tools to uncover it? Do you want to be an author but doubt whether you’re talented, educated, or qualified enough?

Anyone can write a book—and that includes you! In her friendly, clear, and straightforward new handbook, award-winning indie author C.K. Brooke walks you through her 8 simple yet action-packed, tried-and-tested steps to turn your writing dreams into reality, from conception to completion of your own book. Discover secrets, tips, and tricks on topics including:

  • Brainstorming prompts for both fiction and non-fiction
  • Where to seek inspiration and how to organize your thoughts and ideas
  • Establishing your writer’s voice using tone, tense, and point of view
  • Determining your work’s genre, audience and length
  • Pacing and structuring your personal writing schedule
  • Combatting writer’s block, guilt, and distractions
  • Working with critique partners, beta readers, and editors
  • How to rock a book signing

…and much more!

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