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Kelly Garcia is over the moon excited to report that she is now represented by Jennifer Herrington of the Harvey Klinger Literary Agency.

Kate Allen’s debut novel Fear of Flying was released on March 30.

Jode Millman’s debut thriller The Midnight Call was a finalist for the 2021 Book Excellence Awards in the Suspense category. This joins the 2020 IPPY and American Fiction awards received for the novel.

Barbara Stark-Nemon’s multiple award-winning historical novel Even in Darkness (She Writes Press) is now available on all platforms as an audiobook, narrated by four-time Audiofile Earphone award-winner Jilly Bond.

Jeannee Sacken's novel Behind the Lens was published on March 9 by Ten 16 Press.

Susan Payne is pleased to announce that her fifteenth novel An Unexpected Wife will be released in April through Wild Rose Press.

Patricia McAlexander’s short story "Falling" is one of two runners-up in the Atlanta Writers Club's Terry Kay Prize for Fiction contest.

Nguyễn Phan Quế Mai is thrilled to announce that her novel The Mountains Sing is the

Winner of the Blogger's Book Prize 2021 and has been named NB Magazine's Book of the Year.

Madeleine Van Hecke is very excited to announce that her debut novel Once You Know has been named first place winner in the Women’s Fiction category of the 2020 Incipere Awards given by Entrada Publishing.

Leanne Treese’s debut novel Their Last Chance was awarded a 2021 Book Excellence Award in the divorce category.

Casey Dembowski is excited to announce that her debut novel When We're Thirty will be released on April 27 from Red Adept Publishing. 

Rebecca Sanford signed with agent Jessica Faust from BookEnds Literary Agency.

Rita Moreau is excited to announce Wheeler-Dealer, the first in the Ghost & Camper series, will be launched on April 8. Murder on Honky-Tonk Row, book 2 of the series,will be launched on August 1.

Kathleen West's second novel Are We There Yet? was published on March 16 by Berkley.

Sara Read is delighted to announce that she’s signed with Laura Bradford of Bradford Literary Agency.

Lilianne Milgrom is pleased to announce that her historical fiction L'Origine: The Secret Life of the World's Most Erotic Masterpiece has been named a 2020 Forward Reviews Indie Book of the Year finalist. 

Lainey Cameron is thrilled to share two pieces of news. Her 2020 debut The Exit Strategy is now out on audiobook, and it was just named the winner of the 2021 Book Excellence Awards in the Friendship category.

Maggie Giles's second novel Twisted will be published with Rising Action Publishing Collective September 2023. 

Karen (K.S.) Jones is pleased to announce that her historical women’s fiction title Change of Fortune will be released by Five Star Publishing in February 2022. 

Elizabeth Chatsworth is thrilled to announce that her second novel The Brass Queen: Grand Tour will be published by CamCat Books in Fall 2022.

Leslie A. Rasmussen‘s debut novel After Happily Ever After comes out April 6.

Kim Neville is thrilled to share that her debut novel The Memory Collectors was released on March 16.

Nancy Robards Thompson, writing as Elizabeth Thompson, is pleased to announce that her novel Lost in Paris will be published on April 13.

Barbara Linn Probst is over the moon that her sophomore novel The Sound Between the Notes will be launched on April 6.

Sandra Morris is honored to have her creative nonfiction piece “The Assault on My Imagination” published in the March issue of the online journal Riddled with Arrows

Nicole Persun, writing as Jennifer Gold, is elated to announce that her sophomore title Keep Me Afloat is a 2021 Book Excellence Award Winner. 

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