Friday, November 25, 2016

Ruth's Fanzine - Nov / Dec 2016

Hello Readers!

Happy Thanksgiving to all of you who celebrate the holiday! Since this newsletter comes out the day after Thanksgiving, I thought it appropriate to write a post about what I'm thankful for. Sometimes we focus so much on what we don't have that we forget to enjoy the things that we do have. Even through the stress, problems, and hard times, we can look for a silver lining.

* As you know by now, Ellora's Cave will be out of business by the end of the year. No, I'm not thankful for that. I mourn it. Before times turned hard, I made more money at EC than I ever thought I could with my books. I learned a lot. I met a lot of great people. I had a ton of fun. And I don't regret a moment of my time there. BUT, I am thankful that I'll be getting a second chance to expose new readers to my books when I re-publish them in 2017 and beyond.

* If you've followed my newsletters over the years, you'll know that I'm not in the best of health. I have severe back issues and pretty much daily pain. I can't make a bed, vacuum, grocery shop by myself, etc. Anything where you have to do that half-bend we all take for granted causes my back to spasm -- sometimes just light spasms, sometime horrific ones. BUT, I'm thankful that I'm still able to write most days, as long as I don't sit too long in front of the computer, and I'm alive to feel the pain, which is better than the alternative.

* Both of my parents are getting quite old now, and they're not in perfect health, especially my mother. BUT, I'm thankful that they're both still with me, and I feel blessed for every additional day that I have with them, because I know they'll be gone far too soon. I have no other immediate family, so I cherish each moment with them both and try not to stress over the small issues that often plague families.

* I'm thankful for the internet, which allows me to work from home and more easily connect with readers and friends. I'm thankful for television that entertains me. I'm thankful for books that transport me to a different place and time. I'm thankful for the seasons, each of which hold special meaning.

These are not the only things that I'm thankful for, but the list would be unending if I tried to make it complete. I hope during this holiday season that everyone can concentrate on the good that's around us, the good that we can find in the bad, and the good that we can create for others.

As always, I want to say the biggest thank you to all the readers who have enjoyed my tales over the years. Your support means more than words can say. Until next month, happy reading!

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Martinsburg, WV  25404




 
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Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Ruth's Fanzine - Oct / Nov 2016

Hello Readers!

I'm sure by now that you've all heard about Ellora's Cave Publishing shutting down at the end of the year. That means that 19 of my titles will no longer be available after that time -- get 'em while you can!

I'm not sure what the future will hold for me and my writing. I'm looking into re-releasing the titles, but I haven't made any definite decisions yet on exactly what I'll be doing or when. Stay tuned for more news in 2017. If you have any preferences/opinions about re-releases, please do let me know.

I still have 9 self-published titles available and 9 books available through Changeling Press (currently working on number 10), so please do continue to search for books by me and/or pick up titles that you might have missed.

My recommendation this month is my newest 3-book novella series - Savage Cowboys. This series follows the Savage men through 3 generations. The first book is historical. The second book is contemporary. The third book is futuristic.

For those who only read one genre of book, I do hope you'll still consider reading this series. The core of each is the story -- action, suspense, and romance -- with the setting taking second place, so I really do think (hope) that you'll enjoy all three of them.

If you've already read this series and enjoyed one or more of the books, please consider leaving a review on Amazon and recommending them to your friends. All recommendations are appreciated!


Hawke
by Ruth D. Kerce

Sometimes the only way a widow can survive is to deal with the devil. When a woman offers a bounty hunter money to hunt down a killer, he agrees to do the job, but only if he can have her body as payment. Can lust turn into love?


Falcon
by Ruth D. Kerce

Falcon returns to Calder County and must deal with his feelings for Izzy, who takes crap from no one and is the woman he left behind -- his first love. Now facing a stalker who's after her and her land, they must work as one to survive.


Eagle
by Ruth D. Kerce

He thinks that a virus killed his horses and that his lover betrayed him. Now, she's found some of his beloved horses alive. Can they save their relationship and the rest of the horses? Is there time?


As always, I want to say a big thank you to all the readers who have enjoyed my tales over the years. Your support means more than words can say. Until next month, happy reading!

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Home Page URL: http://www.ruthkerce.com
Webmaster/Editor - Ruth D. Kerce (RDKerce@aol.com)

Ruth D. Kerce
c/o Changeling Press LLC
P.O. Box 1046
Martinsburg, WV  25404




 
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Sunday, September 25, 2016

Ruth's Fanzine - Sept / Oct 2016

Hello Readers!

Not much to report this month -- not good news anyhow. I'm working a little bit on "Project Shadow-Shift" which will link "Project Silhouette" to the "Project Genome" stories. It'll be a while before I finish it though.

Due to low sales on my books, I've had to switch from writing fiction to ghostwriting non-fiction blogs in order to bring in money.

I keep hoping things will change and/or turn around, but it doesn't look like it's going to happen. I'll continue to slowly work on my fiction stories as I have the time, but available time seems to dwindle each day. I'm about 25% through the "Project Shadow-Shift" story, so I still have a ways to go, but I'll eventually get there.

If you're interested in any of my books, I've put a "recommended" list below. If you click on any of the links, it'll open up a new window and take you to the proper page at my author website for more information. All but the first three listed are Amazon exclusive, so they're available for free if you subscribe to Kindle Unlimited.


MY RECOMMENDED BOOKS:

The Project Files books (9 stories in all) - shifter/science fiction
Undercovers boxed set (4 stories) - suspense/light bdsm

Christmas Cowboy - holiday
Xmas Affair - holiday
Candy Valentine - holiday

Savage Cowboys series (3 stories) - western

G-String Gentleman - contemporary
Into the Storm - contemporary
Stand-In Stud - contemporary
The Corset & The Cowboy - contemporary


A big thank you to all the readers who have enjoyed my tales over the years. Your support means more than words can adequately say. Until next month, happy reading!

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See You Next Month!

Home Page URL: http://www.ruthkerce.com
Webmaster/Editor - Ruth D. Kerce (RDKerce@aol.com)

Ruth D. Kerce
c/o Changeling Press LLC
P.O. Box 1046
Martinsburg, WV  25404




 
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Copyright © 2002-2016, Ruth D. Kerce. All Rights Reserved.

The newsletter may be forwarded in its entirety to interested parties; however, no portion may be reprinted without written permission from Ruth D. Kerce. Contributed quotes and articles remain the property of each respective author. Please respect all copyright laws.

Commissions/Royalties are received from recommended products contained herein.

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Thursday, August 25, 2016

Ruth's Fanzine - Aug / Sept 2016

Hello Readers!

As you know, the "Savage Cowboys" series released last month. If you've read it and enjoyed it, please do let me know or leave a review at Amazon. Reviews are always much appreciated.

I've got a bit of a funny story about HAWKE - the first book in the series. I was tagged on Facebook to post 7 lines from the book. When I did, here's what I copied:


    “You’ve got a filthy mind and a filthy mouth,” she snapped, then turned back and grabbed her bitches off the chair beside the bed.
    “That I do.” He chuckled, loving that she had spoken her mind, instead of shrinking away in shame.
    “Did you know your eyes flash when you’re riled?”
    “Flash? Like a bat, I suppose.”
    He laughed heartily. “Damn, I love a spirited woman.”


A GOLD STAR to anyone who sees the problem! Of course, I've already laughed about it on Facebook and Twitter, so some of you will recognize the passage right away. I've since corrected the above error, but it's pretty funny. If you purchased the book before I made the correction, you can find it at the end of the Prologue. In light of this funny, I'm going to re-feature HAWKE this month in the newsletter.



HAWKE - Savage Cowboys Book 1 (Western Historical)

Raquel’s in trouble. In 1866, lawlessness in Texas abounds. Sometimes the only way for a widow to survive is to deal with the devil. Hawke, a half-Apache loner, lives by his own rules. When Rachel offers him money to kill a killer, he’s intrigued. He’ll deliver the body, if he can have her body too. The two forge an unlikely partnership, and it leads them to their very own happily-ever-after.

Hawke by Ruth D. Kerce
Copyright © 2016, All Rights Reserved
Published by Ruth D. Kerce - Cover Photo 123rf.com
Western Historical Novella
Kindle - exclusive availability


Until next month, fans, happy reading!

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Home Page URL: http://www.ruthkerce.com
Webmaster/Editor - Ruth D. Kerce (RDKerce@aol.com)

Ruth D. Kerce
c/o Ellora's Cave Publishing, Inc.
1056 Home Avenue
Akron, OH  44310-3502

Ruth D. Kerce
c/o Changeling Press LLC
P.O. Box 1046
Martinsburg, WV  25404




 
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Copyright © 2002-2016, Ruth D. Kerce. All Rights Reserved.

The newsletter may be forwarded in its entirety to interested parties; however, no portion may be reprinted without written permission from Ruth D. Kerce. Contributed quotes and articles remain the property of each respective author. Please respect all copyright laws.

Commissions/Royalties are received from recommended products contained herein.

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