Saturday, November 15, 2014

Dragonbound Holiday Sale

Dragonbound V: Green Dragon paperback edition is now available for a limited time on Amazon for the sale price of just $6.99 instead of the regular price of $14.99. December 2, 2014 it will return to the regular price and be set for sale from other bookstores.

Dragonbound: Blue Dragon is now available in audio. The talented narrator, Tren Sparks, has done a fantastic job of bringing this book to life. Hear the voices of your favorite characters like never before. Experience dragon speech as if the dragons were talking directly to you. This is the Dragonbound experience at its best.

Dragonbound Holdiay Bundle 

November 27 through December 1 all six of the Dragonbound ebooks will go on sale for just $0.99 each. Also, there will be an ebook bundle that will include books 1 through 6 for just $2.99. I'll send out a link for the bundle when it goes live.

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Chasing Pirates in Never Land

My novella, Chasing Pirates in Never Land, which has been out of print for a little while is now included in the Concealed: United! Box Set #2, along with books by the fabulous authors Rachel Branton, Liz Adair, and Heather Justesen.

These stories have been donated by the authors for this box set to help author Rachel Ann Nunes, who in July 2014 had one of her copyrighted novels plagiarized and is now protecting those rights in a court battle. Her fight is not hers alone, and we are standing behind her with our work. Please help us send the message that plagiarizing is not okay. All proceeds will be donated toward legal costs. (Please note that another man has also come forward to confirm that his real-life combat veteran story was also stolen by the same person. Preventing this from happening again is our goal.)  

Friday, May 30, 2014

Movie Lake

Who knew it could be so hard to run a kingdom?

(Now ask me how much paint I have on my kitchen floor. LOL)

Ebook Farms

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Indie Author's Writer's Conference

The indie hub writer's conference is next weekend. These are the set pieces for A Royal's Guide to Managing the Kingdom. The castle design was by my daughter, Emily, but Harmony, my youngest, and I helped her with painting.

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Do you feel like your castle is under siege? You should. We'll be talking about this one in the presentation. This is one conference you don't want to miss.

Thursday, May 29, 2014

What is Hidden

In a land of masquerades and mystery, Evie is a mask maker in Venesia, where masks represent rank and identity. When a cryptic bandit strips away Evie’s mask and destroys her home, she goes into hiding at the palace to find both a new identity—and revenge. Fantasy lovers will be caught up by the mystique, romance, and magic of "What Is Hidden."

Author Bio
Lauren Skidmore grew up in Kansas, with stints in Ohio and New York, and currently lives in Utah. She attended Brigham Young University where she earned a BA in English Teaching with an emphasis in Teaching English as a Second Language and Japanese. She then spent a year in Japan teaching and travelling. She hasn’t made it to Europe yet, but it’s on the list and has been to 30 states in the U.S. so far. When she’s not exploring new places, you can probably find her on the internet with fifteen windows open and looking at just one more thing before actually getting something done.


I really enjoyed reading this book. The setting is beautifully developed, the character's engaging and the plot suspenseful. I'll be looking for other books from Lauren. Very nice.