CRAZY APPRECIATION.

Today was supposed to be the official release for Crazy Good. Instead, it’s flying high on the bestseller charts and I have no one to thank except for you. My readers. You guys love their unorthodox love story and I thank you for that. It’s always a little scary deviating from the norm. 60%, anyone?  I didn’t write it to torture you, nor did I write it for shock value. It’s real. It’s not my reality (thank heavens), but it’s a reality that is close to home. My home. And my swirling, not-normal, slice of life. 

With HUGE hesitation, apprehension, and a little holy-shit-what-am-I-doing, I shared a piece of my slice with the world. Thank you for welcoming Windsor and Maverick into your lives. Thank you for your awesome reviews. They make me laugh and cry and question whether the reviewers should be the ones writing novels. Thank you for the 4 a.m. up-all-night e-mails. Thank you for the Facebook messages and comments that make me feel like by writing a book I’ve entered YOUR slice of life. 

The frequently asked question this week has been: Morganna. Will she have a book?

The short answer: Yes!

The long answer: Morganna was the very first character I formed before writing Crazy Good. It’s odd that a secondary character came first, I know. She’s the backbone, if you will. I have no idea when her I’ll finish her story, but I will. :) Stay tuned. 

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One month.

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Announcement! (You know, other than that amazing banner up there with Windsor and Maverick all steamy like.) 

Crazy Good will be released on April 14th. You’ll be able to get your copy where all eBooks are sold. Paperback copies will be available for order on Amazon. Keep an eye out here for buy links on or around release day. 

Questions? Comments? You’re a reviewer and want an ARC? Send me a message! 

What’s Crazy Good about?

They’re kind of an enigma. The glimpses inside their lives are usually reserved to big box office movies where their unique skill sets are portrayed with guns blazing and missions impossible. They are Navy SEALs. Windsor and Maverick’s love story is true and it’s raw…it’s real. Because life with a SEAL isn’t nearly as glamorous as it’s portrayed, or even how uninformed romance novels spin it. Every SEAL isn’t the same, but they all have one thing in common—it’s a force that drives them forward; it makes them engage in extremes in every facet of their lives. Even in love.

Because Crazy Good is told from alternating point of views you get to be behind the gun, inside the mind of a man who strives for perfection in everything. Then on the flip, Windsor’s view, the delicate balance of frailty and acceptance in an unfamiliar relationship, dealing with the strong highs and desperate, depraved lows. Having a romantic relationship with a SEAL isn’t like anything else. They aren’t normal. The word normal isn’t in their vocabulary.

 Behind every great man stands a stupendous woman—or something like that. What type of woman does it take to stand beside a SEAL? I’m here to tell you they posses more bravery and courage than their counterparts who imbibe danger as a thrilling sport. Although this is Windsor and Maverick’s fictional story, it’s served with a huge heaping of reality. It’s a glimpse at what goes on when men like Maverick aren’t doing what you see on the news or on movie screens. You can only be crazy if you have good to balance it out. 

It’s a fact. 

And with that, we’ll let the countdown begin. :)

Eternal Press Authors Valentine Blog Hop

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Welcome to the Eternal Press Authors Valentine Blog Hop!

*Leave a comment and your email address anytime from February 9th through February 15th at 5 p.m. eastern time for a chance to win 1 of 3 grand prize packages of 7 e-books from the fabulous and talented authors listed below.

*Be sure to visit each author and comment to increase your chance of winning.

*PSSST participating authors will be holding their own drawings as well…so check out their temptations! Eternal Press has kicked in some swag for our wonderful hoppers and each author will be drawing for that awesome give away!

Don’t forget to keep hopping and commenting at our Eternal Press authors listed below

Scroll all the way to the bottom for another little surprise…….

Andie Lea

http://andieleabooks.com/

 

Barbara Winkes

http://www.barbarawinkes.blogspot.ca

 

Briana Lawrence

https://www.facebook.com/BrianaLawrencesPenAndPaper

 

Em Epe

Somer’s Rising, Book 2 of the McRaidy Clan

http://www.emeperomances.blogspot.com/

 

Fiona McGier

For The Love Of His Life

http://www.fionamcgier.com

 

Giana Bruno

The Journey

http://giannabruno.blogspot.com

 

Jeremy E. Elwell

http://jeremyelwell.com/

 

Katie McKnight

Secrets Revealed

http://www.writergirlkatie.wordpress.com/

 

Kimberly Tipton

Passion Surrender releasing 2014

www.kimberlytipton.blogspot.com

 

KZ Riman

Kissing Another Grimaldi

kzriman.wordpress.com

 

Laura Dasnoit

Forgotten Legends

https://www.facebook.com/LauraDasnoitAuthor

 

Linda Hays-Gibbs

Angel in My Heart, Devil in My Soul

http://www.lindahaysgibbs.blogspot.com

 

Lisa Acerbo

Apocalipstick

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Apocalipstick/131636053705754

 

M. Homer

Dare to Breathe

http://mhomer1.wordpress.com/

https://www.facebook.com/pages/M-Homer/468371479942921

 

Rachel Robinson 

Escaped

http://www.racheljrobinson.com

 

Roberta Hoffer

Silent Heart

http://www.asilentheart.com

 

Rose Montague

Jade

https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100000712227923

 

Ross S. Simon

Red Dahlia

http://www.facebook.com/samuel.ridings

 

Stephanie O’Hanlon

Affaire de Coeur

http://www.stephanieohanlonauthor.blogspot.ca

 

Trisha Haddad

Deep Green

http://www.happybookreviewer.blogspot.com/

Another little gift for you! Hop over to http://www.eternalpress.biz/  and use promo code 20EPdb14 at check out for 25% off your entire ebook order.

***Hey guys! From all of the comments I receive here on my personal website I’ll draw one winner. The prize: Any TWO of my e-books (ESCAPED, EMBRACED, or SIX and an Eternal Press swag tote bag sent directly from my publisher.)***

****And if one of my long time fans happens to win and a, “Hey! I have all three of those already” situation happens, I’ll send you an e-book ARC of CRAZY GOOD, my Contemporary Romance novel releasing this spring. :-) 

What am I doing?

I know, I know, I haven’t updated in a while. I also haven’t updated my “other blog” in like six months. A year? Two years? Cringe. Which is a real shame, because she’s a mean, mean girl and I’ll probably be punished. *heh* Let me wax poetic for a few seconds about how I used to be such a good blogger. I would post something every-single-day. I would edit photos and post funny stories. I left notes on my friend’s blogs with thoughtful comments as well as bookmarking awesome recipes and DIY projects. Pinterest? Psh. That time muncher ate up six hours every night.

Then I wrote books. Everything changed after I wrote books. I couldn’t stop. That’s what happens if you’re lucky, you know? Characters prattle about their problems and flick your brain while you try to drink your morning coffee. Alas, my child goes without being photographed (by a non-iPhone camera) and the only time I pull up photoshop is when I need a cool graphic to promote a novel. So sad. But so happy, too.

So, what am I doing? I’m finishing up a Contemporary Romance novel. If the stars align the first draft will be done by the end of month. By first draft I mean fourth, because I’ve been editing as I go. Old dog, new tricks. So, that’s sort of today’s announcement. Another book. My fourth!

I want to talk to you guys like I used to talk to you guys. Like Rachel the blogger who made you laugh while you shook your head in disgust. Oh, you know you did. Don’t lie. Thank you to all of my friends, family and fans who have followed my journey this far. Your support means the world to me. Every comment you leave, every book review you write is like a freakin’ bear hug. I love you guys so hard.

Which is why my upcoming novel is for you. For those of you who loved the wit and banter. And for those of you who pushed this idea down my throat until I choked on it. I finally vomited it back up in the form of a full fledged novel. It took the bravery of a soldier to write it. Wait…let’s rephrase–it took the bravery of a Navy SEAL to write this damn book. Literally. :) This is Maverick and Windsor’s love story. It’s a brutally honest story about loss, hope, destruction, and of course love (with a ginormous heaping of sex-crazed-LUST.) Sorry, Grandma. You’re going to have to sit this one out. *side eye* Crazy good is crazy close to my heart for a billion different reasons. Let me just say, when people tell you to write what you know, they mean it. It’s a genius concept that people don’t adhere to enough. Folks, I’m a believer. It’s time to introduce you to my new baby.

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©Rachel Robinson 2014

Stay tuned for a blurb or an excerpt, or something Crazy good related. As soon as I lock down a release date (it will be this year!) I will let everyone know. Thank you guys again. Keep posting. Liking (I’m on Insta @rachelrobinsonauthor), writing reviews and most all, supporting me. I couldn’t do this without you.

My publisher is putting on a huge giveaway during Valentines day. I think the grand prize winners will win like 18 e-books?! Escaped, Embraced and Six will be among them. I’ll be posting about that soon, too. Until next time, friends.

Stay classy and fill those cups with love and light.

Rachel