Reign of Tarot boxed set #kobo #Gothicromance

Hi, y’all. I hope you’ve been well. We have. I’ve been writing in Camp Wrimo and hoping to have that finished soon. What about you? Did you sign up for Camp Wrimo?

Anyway, between that, I have decided to take the  Reign of Tarot boxed set out of Kindle KU. It’ll be a few weeks before that happens, however, so for a few days (UPDATE circa 8/10/2020: IT’s NOW AVAILABLE WIDE at Kobo, Itunes, as well as Amazon, AND THE SALE IS OVER), I’ve put it on sale. It’s even got a new cover and a new story involved. 🙂 If you’d like to check it out, it’s on Amazon.

Reign of Tarot boxed set by Juli D. Revezzo, Gothic Romance, Raven Queen Publications, French revolution, fiction, paranormal romance, KindleThe Reign of Tarot set, A bundle of my three Gothic romances (with fantasy) concerning a family fleeing revolutionary France, rebuilding their life outside the troubled capital, and a supernatural debt they find they owe. Purchase on Amazon or elsewhere today!

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The series includes: Lady of the Tarot

Synopsis:

WHAT THE CARDS FORETELL MAY BE REAL, AFTER ALL

1793: Having escaped the Reign of Terror, Emilie Maigny took refuge in England, trying to come to grips with the life and loss she left behind. When her brother, Sinjon, returns, a terrifying evil swoops down upon her. Nightmares plague her now, providing strange clues … but to what?

Scottish-born Linton Morrison spent his entire life in luxury, whiling away the hours in intense study of the tarot and the cards’ hidden meanings, but until he met the lovely Emilie Maigny, he would never have guessed how important his study might be–to his life and Emilie’s survival when terrible evil strikes.

A Cypher is all Emilie needs, but what is it? Is Linton the key? He may charm her heart–and he may be her only salvation.
Keywords: French Revolution, Gothic Romance, tarot, historical romance, 18th century Europe, Reign of Terror, fantasy romance, Family Saga, scandal, suspense

Hallowe’en Promise:

The hero and heroine and family revisited–at, yes, Halloween)

And for completion’s sake, House of Cards:

Can you gamble with Fate?

A young nobleman escapes the Reign of Terror in 18th century France to find himself dragged into an even worse fate–a hellish underworld wherein he is cajoled and put on trial by a demon tribunal for crimes he never committed. Can he thwart his fate, one worse than the guillotine?

The new synopsis hasn’t gone live on Amazon  but the books are updated. (If you just want Lady of the Tarot, of course, it’s always available on Amazon and as an audiobook at Audible in the US here, or the UK here,  Germany, and France. It’s also available on Itunes.)

historical romance/gaslamp romance #sale #Kobo #BarnesandNoble #Kindle

Hi, all. I just wanted to pop in and let you know, next to my new novel, Vesta’s Clockwork Companions, releasing (about which you can see more here), my previous historical/gaslamp  romance novel HOUSE OF DARK ENVY is on sale at Amazon and Barnes and Noble too) today only.

The synopsis is as follows :

House of Dark Envy by Juli D. Revezzo, Gothic romance, historical romance, gaslamp romance, Kobo, Kindle, discount, limited timeSurely lightning can’t strike twice!

1888: When Sarahjane attends Lady Morville’s costume party, she never expects to learn her old beau Felix Gryffith is under the illustrious woman’s patronage and stands on the cusp of making a world-changing discovery. Felix, whose lies disgraced her in the eyes of the London elite by labeling her a flirt.

Felix’s love for Sarahjane has never wavered, despite the scandal that forced them apart. He’s desperate to tell her the truth, if he can convince her to listen.

Fate lurked in the shadows that night, years ago. Has it returned to grant Sarahjane and Felix their wishes, or terrorize them?

Excerpt:

Sarahjane slipped into the garden, grabbing onto a wrought iron lattice to steady herself. Her laughter rang through the air. She swung herself around the lattice, and stopped before him, resting her delicate hand on (Felix’s) chest.

Her touch warmed him.

Sarahjane lowered her eyes. “Do it for me, Felix. I’ll give you a kiss, if you do.”

Felix swallowed back surprise and longing, glanced around the garden. Everyone was still inside. He ran a hand down her arm. “I’d love to kiss you,” he said. “But not after. I don’t want to hurt you.”

“You won’t.”

He feared it might be possible. His worry darkened as if storm clouds filled him. “I might.”

Sarahjane laced her arms around his neck. “Now, then. But don’t disappoint me.”

Was she going to kiss him?

She licked her lips.

Young desire warred with his reason.

“Your father will kill us if he finds out.”

“No he won’t. He knows I love you.”

She loved him.

Sarahjane stood on her toes and leaned closer, brushing her lips against his. Lightning tingled from her lips, into his heart.

Did someone intrude on them? Felix dismissed all but Sarahjane.

He vibrated almost as he had the day the lightning struck him, but this, this was pleasant, in comparison.

She broke the kiss, batted her lashes. “I do love you, you know. Now. Show me?”

He guided Sarahjane a few strides away from the trellis. Then he returned to it and wrapped his fingers around the warm, iron bar.

“Felix!” His older brother stepped into view behind her. “Oh,” he said. “Pardon me for interrupting.”

Sarahjane snapped around.

“What do you want, Jackson?” Felix asked.

***

Review: From Night Owl Reviews:
“I found the story between the pages to be a great read. I cannot help but like the history lessons in some of the story lines. I had no clue how the story or mystery was going to end. Overall there are great twists and turns … I would actually love to read more from this author.” ~ Twitch

You can find HOUSE OF DARK ENVY discounted at:

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and of course Itunes, and Barnes and Noble.

Thanks for looking! I hope you’ll enjoy it. 🙂

Winter-time, business, and new releases

Not saying we have it as bad as those of you getting snowed on but WOW did the temps drop this weekend! (And we’re already–slightly–warming back up).

And I finally got  Draft2Digital figured out. Their support was wonderful. 🙂 So if you’re an indie author and looking for a way to go “wide” I’d say give them a try.

Also, I’ve got a new freebie short story up, for Christmas entitled No Such Thing as Dasher. It’s a holiday themed short story. The synopsis is as follows:

coverideatestblondegirlsnowFor Avery, her holiday duties as a forest ranger oftentimes involve tracking revelers who have lost their way in her wilderness domain. After a camper clashes with a reindeer, however, Avery is shocked to discover the creature is defended not by Santa, but by the formidable, yet gentle, shapeshifting Lord of the Forest.

Can the magic of the forest bring together a ranger and a supernatural being, or is Avery destined to celebrate yet another Christmas alone?

An enchanting fairy tale to celebrate the magic of the season!

It’s available FREE at Amazon*. Also, it’s free at Kobo, Google Play, Itunes (thanks to the aforementioned Draft2Digital), and  Barnes and Noble.
Please note, there are some Amazon stores at which the story might not yet be free but I’m hoping they will come in line with the others before New Year’s. If it’s not free where you are, please check back.
I hope you enjoy this little freebie short story, and have a lovely Christmas!

Weekend news and reviews

Druid Warrior's Heart by Juli D. Revezzo, Celtic mythology, Medieval romanceWow, is it Saturday already? This week has flown by and I’ve spent it…writing. (What else, oh. Well, letting my back rest [ouch!] and knitting, but that’s a different post). I’ve  already got my first 10,000 words in for the year. Been working very hard on the sequel to Druid Warrior’s Heart, while awaiting revisions for another, (and letting Mourning Dove Locket’s revisions percolate). In the meantime, I found some nice reviews for Keeper of the Grove and Druid Warrior’s Heart so I thought I’d share them. 🙂

 

This one came in earlier in the month.  The reviewer said, of DWH: “Her work is masterfully woven and absolutely delightful.”

She also had this to say about Keeper of the Grove:

I couldn’t put this book down. If you like breathtaking, spellbinding, intrigue, compelling characters. This is your book and you will be looking forward to many more as I am. ” Debi Allen, Amazon

Shucks! Thank you, Debi! That’s so sweet. 🙂

And of Druid Warrior’s Heart this came in from Tony.
“Lots of exciting scenarios, with several twists/turns…This could also make another great true/false historical romance movie, or mini TV series.”

Wow. Wouldn’t that be great? (Hey, a gal can dream)

And last but not least, this one came in yesterday for Druid Warrior’s Heart at Tome Tender. Thank you, Dii!

A great start to the year. Thank you all! I’ve been reading a couple good books, myself: this Victorian Romance By Suzanne G. Rogers and this vampire novel, and this fantasy romance novel by Jolene Dawe. Oh, yeah. And the new Moorcock novel, when I’m not doing all that other stuff. (I don’t read much, do I? ;)) Meanwhile, I’m going back to er… work. 🙂 Have a great weekend!

New Release–In the Arms of an Earl

My friend  Anna’s new novel released today. Check it out:

In the Arms of an Earl by Anna SmallIn the Arms of an Earl

Anna Small

English Tea Rose

Composer Frederick Blakeney lost his hand in the war against Napoleon and has given up on finding someone who will love him as he is. Jane Brooke, an insecure spinster, dreams of meeting her true love and being swept away from a mundane life. A chance encounter and their love of music bring them together. Life is perfect until Frederick inherits an earldom and its responsibilities, throwing them into the intrigues of the Ton and the cruel manipulations of his meddling sister-in-law.

When mistrust and gossip tear them apart, Jane discovers the truth too late. Can they confront their doubts and follow their hearts to claim the love they deserve?

If you’d like to check it out it’s available at AmazonThe Wild Rose Press, and Barnes and Noble. Anna, on your new release!

Witches Have a Fashion Moment – NYTimes.com

This may or may not qualify as “Weird” or freaky, depending on your point of view. Personally, I always find it kind of…odd when something I’ve loved…oh, forever hits the mainstream. So…Witches are fashionable now? Wow!

Since I include them in most every story I write, I think it’s a nifty development. What do you think?

via Witches Have a Fashion Moment – NYTimes.com.