Monday, December 21, 2009

Ten Romance Authors Read Complete Short Stories to Raise Donations

Tomorrow afternoon and evening (that is Tuesday December 22nd 2009) ten of my author friends will be reading their own short stories aloud on Internet Voices Radio (PIVTR) and we hope that listeners who enjoy the entertainment will donate to the Capuchin Soup Kitchen in downtown Detroit.

Reading times: 2pm to 4pm, 5.30 to 7.30 pm, 9.00pm to 11.00pm

There will be carol singing led by a Detroit opera star from 4.30 to 5.00 pm (check the PIVTR for precise times).

Authors involved (alphabetically by first name):

Brenna Lyons, Cindy Spencer Pape, Cornelia Amiri, Jade Lee, Lillian Cauldwell, Loretta Wheeler, Linda LaRoque, Linda Nightingale, Mickey Flagg, Sandy Lender, Victoria Houseman,

To Listen Live (on Tuesday afternoon and evening)


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Pay $3.50

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The phone number for text messages is: 734-277-2733

For Soup Kitchen pledges for the interest and encouragement of the authors who are reading, and for short messages how much you like the stories etc.

Further details... please forgive me for not editing.

Cindy Spencer Pape

Story title: Christmas at Mort's

available for free on Cindy's website, as a holiday gift to her readers.

Book I'm promoting: Mistletoe Magic: available in print from Ellora's Cave

Victoria Houseman

My story is: Rachel’s Light in Holiday in the Heart published by The Highland Press. It’s 20 pages.

I write under Victoria Houseman. My website is:

Loretta Wheeler

Brenna Lyons

"I found the world Ms. Lyons created to be realistic. Both main characters had humanistic characteristics but also the genetic makeup of their Xxanian ancestors as well. I blushed more than once, that’s for sure. CLOSE ENOUGH TO HUMAN was an exceptional read." Reviewed by Natasha Smith for Romance Junkies 4.5 Ribbons

Linda Nightingale

a Black Rosette, Black Swan

Available from The Wild Rose Press

Best of Week at The Long & Short of It Reviews

Linda LaRoque
~Writing Western Romance with a Twist in Time~

Reading: Goat Heads and Yellow Roses - Childhood Memories of Visiting Grandma in the 1950s. Unpublished.


Promoting: Time Travel Romances - My Heart Will Find Yours and Flames On The Sky available at, Barnes & Noble. com and The Wild Rose Press. And Contemporary Western Romances - Forever Faithful, Investment of the Heart, and When The Ocotillo Bloom at online bookstores and Champagne Books.

Mickey Flagg

Retribution! The Champion Chronicles:Book One

Available at

"I am very anxious for the sequel" 5 star reader review

Coming soon: Consequences: The Champion Chronicles Book Two

Sandy Lender

"A Legacy Protected." from Sandy Lender, Author of Choices Meant for Gods

What you've been waiting for!

ArcheBooks Publishing has released the intense sequel Choices Meant for Kings at Also in Kindle format at


"Some days, you just want the dragon to win."

Cornelia Amiri

Long Swords, Hot Heroes & Warrior Women

Lillian Cauldwell.

The Anna Mae Mysteries -- The Golden Treasure



Getting Physical (Blaze) Sept 09

Dragonbound April 09

The Concubine (Blaze historical) Feb 09

Your host:

Rowena Cherry

Heroines get more hero than they bargain for....

I hope you'll drop in and listen. This is a new experience for me and am a bit nervous.

Happy Reading and Writing!


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