THE FALCON AND THE WOLF

I’ve been quiet lately, missed a few weeks’ posts. I don’t have an excuse (being busy is not an excuse), but I have been working. In case you missed me, there’s good news. I have a new book up on Kindle and Nook: THE FALCON AND THE WOLF. And you are not seeing things. I’ve published this under the name Gabi Anderson.

The Falcon and the Wolf

 

(Other formats coming soon)

This was my Golden Heart® finalist novel from way back when. I mean way back. Way back when paranormal romances were NOT selling and editors didn’t know what to do with them. (Don’t believe me? Karen Marie Moning writes the same thing in recounting her path to writing in her release Into the Dreaming) I wrote it for my daughter (who was three at the time, and, no, I didn’t expect her to read it then).

Falcon is a fantasy romance that has always been dear to my heart. Here’s a description:

A prophecy casts its shadow over two kingdoms—and over two people whose destinies are entwined even before their births.

Captured in a border skirmish, highborn Lady Stefanie Falkon arrives to the castle of Grayson, Lord Wolfe, her new master. Gray, a warrior out of duty to his king, believes in order and planning, and designing new innovations to help his people.

With her headstrong ways, Stefanie soon turns Gray’s organized world to chaos, disrupting his work his duty his goals. Despite her initial loathing of her master, Grayson, Lord Wolfe, she comes to recognize he isn’t the monster she’s made him out to be. In turn Gray learns to depend on the unusual and intelligent woman he reluctantly acquired.

But when a threat to both their lands arises, they must work together to save their world and find their own happy ending.

Please pick it up and spread the word. I’d love to have a success with this one. And then if you want more in that tone, try Temptation’s Warrior, also available on Kindle, nook and other formats.

I hope you love Stefanie and Gray’s story.

–Gabi

Books I’m reading now:

Impossible to Resist by Janice Maynard

 

The Olympics

My parents were jocks. No seriously. They were. My dad played volleyball, (European) handball, and ran track in Hungary, and my mother was so good in European handball, that when they arrived in refugee camp in Vienna, a woman’s team recruited her and actually paid her to play. When they arrived in the US, they didn’t have much money, so they looked around for a sport they could play that didn’t cost a lot of money. They chose tennis. Hey, back then, tennis was cheap–all you needed was a racquet, some balls, and a nearby park with courts.

They introduced my sister and me to sports at a young age. I started tennis lessons when I was six, and from that age on we tried just about any sport you could try–tennis, gymnastics, judo, ice skating (holy moly, that was bad), running, bicycling. It wasn’t until seventh grade that I found the sport that truly spoke to me–volleyball, which I still play today–but throughout was tennis. The ‘rents became outstanding players.

To their dismay, neither my sister or I became jocks. I was a total nerd, and she was popular (no hate mail that says popular kids can’t be jocks or that jocks are the popular kids–you know what I mean.) Yes, I still play volleyball, but it’s not the priority in my life as sports were in my parents life. My mother has taken up golf in her, shall we call them her upper years, and underwent knee replacement surgery so she could continue to play.

So when the Olympics came on, my father and mother watched every minute they could. In 1972, we traveled to Europe (to visit family) but we made a special trip to the Munich Olympic park just so we could walk through it. And among their friends, they count two different medal winners–a gymnast who won two golds and a silver, and a canoer who won two silvers. So yes, I have seen actual Olympic medals.

That first Olympics after my father’s death was actually pretty special because watching them was like having him back. So to this day, I watch as much as possible because, well, I miss my dad, and in watching, I can be close to him again.

Enjoy the games,
–Gabi

Books I’m reading now:
A Night to Surrender by Tessa Dare
Sunruse Point by Robyn Carr