Wednesday, July 23, 2014

New Release ~ LILAC LANE ~ It's Finally Here!



I'm so excited! Today is the release day for LILAC LANE -- Romantic Suspense from 5 Prince Publishing.

Available on Amazon 
http://tinyurl.com/qf2makb Barnes and Noble,  Smashwords, and the publisher's website http://www.5Princebooks.com

 Here's an excerpt:
“You’re humming that Brown Eyed Girl song aren’t you?” Nick (her ten year old son) asked.
“Hmm. So I was. It’s an old song from way back. I’ve always liked it.” She pulled into the carport and engaged the Jeep’s parking brake. The pine trees were fragrant. Several branches touched the metal roof of the carport. They made a shushing sound when the wind blew. It also sent their tangy green fragrance into the Jeep’s open windows. “We may regret not having a garage when it snows this winter,” she said.
“I think he likes you,” Nick replied.
Ella stopped with her finger on the automatic window button. The windows stopped halfway up. “Chet Boone?”
Nick rolled his eyes. “No. The Incredible Hulk.”

Early Reviews:


's review 
Jul 13, 14

Read from July 04 to 13, 2014

I love reading romantic suspense, so I had a feeling I was going to enjoy Lilac Lane by Ann Swann. And I liked reading the suspenseful parts of noises in the attic, lights going out at night, and the unusual and scary surprises. The romance between Ella and Chet was sweet and promising, and author's sense of humor made me smile. But what made this book an even a better read for me was the great relationship between Ella and her son. It was very endearing, and also showed the growth of both of them toward the end of the book. All in all, Lilac Lane is a very enjoyable read.

LILAC LANE s a captivating, great book by an even more amazing author! It’s a must-read for every reader who enjoys a good mystery book, and it has a romantic twist that makes it even better. I knew that Ann Swann was an amazing talent, but this book took my breath away. The author’s talent was really showcased in this novel. I started it one morning and literally couldn’t put it down until I finished it. Absolutely fantastic book!

Very enjoyable read! Well written and entertaining,lovely relationship between the mother and her young son. Suspense and also romance. Would definitely recommend this book and the author. Can't wait to read more of Ms. Swann's work. I was sent an ARC for an honest review. KL

Oh I so wish I would have read the first book before this one, I had it too and didn't realize!! So when I offered to read and review this for Ann Swann and give my honest opinion, I wish I had remembered, but, I will be going back and reading the first book in this series.

Ella and her son move into their new home. Its a safe place for them and they are just beginning to relax a bit.

The trouble is, not long after moving in, Nick her son hears some disturbance in the attic, which alarming he wakens Ella.

Both go in search of the source but find nothing.

After a couple of times of this happening Ella calls for the Police to come out and investigate, but it looks like its the wild life that are getting in. Even that didn't stop the antics in the attic though.

This was a gripping read, what with the husband now out, it could be him? Or could it?

Throw in a bit of romance too and you have a winner! I really did enjoy this book, so much so I have to go read the first book as it will tie up some loose thoughts in my head.

I don't know why I didn't read this authors book before, she has an absolutely lovely way of writing.

Highly recommended.


AFTERTHOUGHT: You can still pick up STUTTER CREEK for only .99 until the end of July!

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

Still time to Win a Kindle Fire HDX, $229 Amazon Gift Card, or PayPal Cash!


July Kindle Fire $229 Giveaway Sign Ups

The first prize is available via the rafflecopter below. The 2nd is available only to bloggers who post about this giveaway. You can find info on how to enter the 2nd giveaway in the rafflecopter.
July Kindle

Win a Kindle Fire HDX, Amazon Gift Card or Paypal Cash ($229 value)

The winner will have the option of receiving a 7″ Kindle Fire HDX (US Only – $229 Value)

Or $229 Amazon.com Gift Card (International)

Or $229 in Paypal Cash (International)

I Am A Reader
Feed Your Reader
Author Claudia Burgoa
Candace’s Book Blog
Melissa McClone, Author
Author Alecia Stone
Jennifer Laurens Author
Jessabella Reads
Townsend House
Kelly Walker
I Love to Read and Review Books :) 
A & E Kirk, Author
Rachelle J. Christensen
Hope To Read
Kimber Leigh Writes
Author Ednah Walters
Author Inger Iversen
Goddess Girls: Athena the Proud by Joan Holub & Suzanne Williams
Grimmtastic Girls: Cinderella Stays Late by Joan Holub & Suzanne Williams (tween)
YA Author Fabio Bueno
Author Danielle Annett
Buried Under Romance
Barbara Silkstone, Second Act Cafe
A Leisure Moment : A Casual Conversation about our love for Literature
Donna Feyen – More Than A Review
C.M. Brown
Lori’s Reading Corner
Book Reviews And Giveaways
Karen Ann Hopkins Amish Fiction
Kimber’s Life
Author Ruchi B.
Zharmae Publishing Press
Luthando Coeur
Biscuit & Books
LOVE. WITHOUT YOU
Just Jeanae
Author – P.M. Richter
Charlotte Gerber
LeahSay’s Views
Too-Clever
Author Melissa Lemon
Laurie Here – Contemporary Fiction and MORE
Author A. Wrighton
Little Green Eyed Press
Mom Loves 2 Read
Lynda Raymond
Author Elizabeth Parkinson Bellows
Author Ann Swann
Author Georgina Young-Ellis
Sign up to sponsor the next Kindle Giveaway here:

Giveaway Details
1 winner will receive their choice of an all new Kindle Fire 7″ HDX (US Only – $229 value), $229 Amazon Gift Card or $229 in Paypal Cash (International).
There is a second separate giveaway for bloggers who post this giveaway on their blog. See details in the rafflecopter on how to enter to win the 2nd Kindle Fire HDX 7″, $229 Amazon Gift Card or $229 in Paypal Cash.
Ends 7/31/14
Open only to those who can legally enter, receive and use an Amazon.com Gift Code or Paypal Cash. Winning Entry will be verified prior to prize being awarded. No purchase necessary. You must be 18 or older to enter or have your parent enter for you. The winner will be chosen by rafflecopter and announced here as well as emailed and will have 48 hours to respond or a new winner will be chosen. This giveaway is in no way associated with Facebook, Twitter, Rafflecopter or any other entity unless otherwise specified. The number of eligible entries received determines the odds of winning. Giveaway was organized by Kathy from I Am A Reader and sponsored by the participating authors & bloggers. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW.

Monday, June 30, 2014

LILAC LANE Giveaway and Early Reviews

LILAC LANE 
will be published on July 24

Enter my Goodreads Giveaway to win one of 10 copies of LILAC LANE. 
or click the Goodreads button to your right. 

To celebrate the upcoming release of Lilac Lane
Stutter Creek will be on sale for only 99 cents for the entire month of July




★★★★★
Review from Joyce Shaughnessy, author of The Unsurrendered 
LILAC LANE s a captivating, great book by an even more amazing author! It’s a must-read for every reader who enjoys a good mystery book, and it has a romantic twist that makes it even better. I knew that Ann Swann was an amazing talent, but this book took my breath away. The author’s talent was really showcased in this novel. I started it one morning and literally couldn’t put it down until I finished it. Absolutely fantastic book! 



★★★★
Sues review - 2 Friends Read Along With Us ~ Review
Oh I so wish I would have read the first book before this one, I had it too and didn't realize!! So when I offered to read and review this for Ann Swann and give my honest opinion, I wish I had remembered, but, I will be going back and reading the first book in this series.
Ella and her son move into their new home. Its a safe place for them and they are just beginning to relax a bit.
The trouble is, not long after moving in, Nick her son hears some disturbance in the attic, which alarming he wakens Ella.
Both go in search of the source but find nothing.
After a couple of times of this happening Ella calls for the Police to come out and investigate, but it looks like its the wild life that are getting in. Even that didn't stop the antics in the attic though.
This was a gripping read, what with the husband now out, it could be him? Or could it?
Throw in a bit of romance too and you have a winner! I really did enjoy this book, so much so I have to go read the first book as it will tie up some loose thoughts in my head.
I don't know why I didn't read this authors book before, she has an absolutely lovely way of writing.
Highly recommended.




★★★★★

Kimball Lee, reviewer
Very enjoyable read! Well written and entertaining,lovely relationship between the mother and her young son. Suspense and also romance. Would definitely recommend this book and the author. Can't wait to read more of Ms. Swann's work. I was sent an ARC for an honest review. KL

AfterthoughtFor an Advance Review Copy, contact me via email: swannann76@yahoo.com



Sunday, June 22, 2014

LILAC LANE ~ Cover Reveal!

Yay ~ Goodreads finally approved my Giveaway. Enter to win one of 10 copies of LILAC LANE. Giveaway ends on July 27, 2014.
https://www.goodreads.com/giveaway/show/98216-lilac-lane
or cllick the Goodreads button to your right. 

To celebrate the upcoming release of Lilac Lane
Stutter Creek will be on sale for only 99 cents for the entire month of July
Git it while u can!
For an Advance Review Copy, contact me via email: swannann76@yahoo.com


Coming July 24th from 5 Prince Publishing
Return to the town of Stutter Creek in this new 
Romantic Suspense novel




“Starting over in a new town. If she survives, will she ever love again?”

It was after midnight when Nick appeared at his mom’s bedside like a little phantom, still clutching his football pillow. His hair stuck up in whorls and corkscrews.
“Something woke me,” he said. “Sounds like someone walking around, up there.” He indicated the ceiling with a thrust of his chin.
Ella came awake quickly, as only a worried parent can. “Let’s go take a look.” She climbed out of bed.
      “You go,” Nick said. “I’ll wait here.” 

For an Advance Review Copy, contact me via email: swannann76@yahoo.com

 
5 Prince Publishing www.5Princebooks.com
Twitter: @ann_swann

Afterthought: Isn't this a great cover? Viola Estrella is our top notch cover artist!