www.usbmemorydirect.com made me some cute USB cards: Fun right? They have the cover for The Vampire’s Mail Order Bride on one side and my logo on the other. As you can see, the USB stick fits right in the back. They’ll be randomly up for giveaways on my Facebook page on Thursdays (giveaway day!) so […]

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The Dragon Finds Forever is now live! You can grab your copy here: Kindle  Nook Kobo iBooks   I loved writing this book and I can’t wait to see what you guys think of it. I hope you enjoy Ivan and Monalisa’s story as much I did! They were a fun couple with some interesting […]

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What’s today, you ask? I’m so glad you did. It’s release day for the first ever Nocturne Falls Universe stories! There are six in total and you can find all the links here. And if you want to know more about the Nocturne Falls Universe, you can read the FAQs here. But now for the […]

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Hey gang, Just wanted to let you know that all six new books in the Nocturne Falls Universe January launch are now available for pre-order! Early reviews are already coming in and readers are loving them. They all release on January 24th – what a fun day that will be! Check them out here: http://kristenpainter.com/nocturne-falls-universe/ […]

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I’ve been working on a passion project on the side. It’s a book, but not really my book, because the story was written by one of my nephews when he was 10. I loved the story so much (and Ben’s enthusiasm for writing), that I couldn’t let it go. I helped him edit it and […]

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Publishing is a business. That’s hard to remember sometimes, especially when the writing side of it is often fraught with emotion. Compound that with the fact that women, those most engaged in the writing of romance novels, are raised to believe we need people to like us and that making others happy should come first, […]

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As an indie author, I love audiobooks. I didn’t expect to love them so much, but I do. A little background first. Many of my traditionally published books were turned into audio, but I had very little say in the process and because the rights were controlled by my publisher, both series were left unfinished […]

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