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Looking Back Over 2011

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January
Jumping Thoughts was released a few days earlier. This was my first exploration and test case into e-publishing.









February
Worked on a new paranormal novella.

March - April

Editing titles and learning more about e-formatting and publishing.

May

Horse Charmer is published as an ebook.











June
Worked on an untitled cyberpunk novella project.


July
Completed my first successful Fast Draft in 14 Days and wrote Unicorn Keep.
Worked on an untitled paranormal novella.



August
Editing and figuring out how to release a print book.


September



Horse Charmer is released as a print book.










The Beast's Redemption my first Angie Derek title is released.










October - November
Lots of editing and preparation for December releases and submissions.


December
Spectors is released as an ebook.










Whitelighter is released as an ebook.

WhiteLighter by Angie Derek - Sneak Peek

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WHITELIGHTER by Angie Derek. A steamy paranormal romance novella. Content warning: Violent battle scene below. CHAPTER ONE
Lily Conner raced up the stairs. Her breath came in ragged gasps. The only thing keeping her moving was the vampires in hot pursuit behind them. The hotel lobby crawled with vampires blocking their escape. Unfortunately, two vamps had spotted them darting back up the fire stairs. Her own personal vamp ran behind, keeping her going at a non-human speed and carrying her four-year-old sister. If she were holding Sophie, they wouldn’t be moving at this hard pace. “Faster!” Brenda pushed steadily against her back. She didn’t waste breath telling Brenda she couldn’t go any faster. It didn’t matter that they were being pursued. Her body could run only so fast. The sound of the other two vamps climbing a couple of stories below echoed up the stairs. Fighting against her growing fatigue, she somehow pulled the energy out to run up to the final floor of the high-rise hotel. S…

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Release Day: Whitelighter by Angie Derek

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Whitelighter by Angie Derek - a paranormal romance novella

Lily Conner is a witch with an unusual side affect to her powers – she glows like a neon white light to all supernatural creatures. A vampire who kills her will absorb her light gaining the ability to use magic. Two years ago her family was killed when a pack of vampires followed her home. She barely escaped with her toddler sister in tow. Now she lives on the run with her four-year-old sister and a vampire bodyguard. 
Reyes Vega lost his whitelighter sister to vampires several years ago. When he meets Lily and her sister he knows he can’t let another whitelighter fall victim to the vampires and sets out to protect her from the same fate as his sister. 
Content Warning: Detailed sexually explicit love scenes. Some violent battle scenes.
Available as an ebook from Smashwords, Amazon, and Barnes and Noble.

Spectors - Sneak Peek

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PROLOGUE
Border Planet Region – Planet Talin Death shadowed him. He wouldn’t get off this planet alive. Luke Ryan knew the truth with every instinct he possessed. Mentally ticking off everything he would have to do, he walked as swiftly as he dared. They were behind and possibly around him, the one reason he didn’t allow himself to run and reveal he knew they were coming to take him. What they didn’t know was what he held in his possession. The one item that would allow his people a chance at taking the aliens down. If they knew he had it, he wouldn’t have made it to the docking yard. Now, he just had to get to his ship and send the information he’d obtained to O’Neal. That was the mental checklist he was going through. There were ways to intercept a coded message before it reached its recipient. He had to make sure the message wasn’t intercepted or all hope would be lost. They were too cunning and strong. Once he’d insured the information’s safety, he’d attempt to get his ship off this …

Release Day: Spectors by Angelia Almos

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Spectors by Angelia Almos is a space opera about a space pirate who almost loses everything she cares about when she's blackmailed into running a dangerous mission for the military.

Space pirate Captain Kristy Ryan grew up the only daughter of a notorious privateer in the Border Planet Region. She learned her trade the hard way – there were no free rides on her father’s ship. Now, she has her own ship, the Unicorn, and successfully works in the shadows, the fringes of legitimate trade. Her life is just how she wants it even on those days when her pilot and lover, Andrew Bennet, drives her crazy. But an unexpected visit from the Military Space Alliance changes everything. Her father disappeared while working a dangerous mission for the MSA. Now, she’s being blackmailed into finishing his mission.
Available as an ebook from Smashwords and Amazon. Coming to Barnes and Noble, iTunes, and Sony soon. 

Pick a Blurb

Looking for a little input. I'm tackling the back cover blurb for my new space opera Spectors. Which one do you like better?

1)
Space pirate Kristy Ryan is having a bad day.
First, her pilot and lover, Andrew Bennet, picks a fight with her.
Second, the Military Space Alliance comes across her ship when she’s running a not-so-legal job.
Third, she finds out her father, a notorious space pirate himself, disappeared while working for the MSA.
Fourth, and the final straw, the MSA is blackmailing her to continue the dangerous mission her father started.
What else could go wrong? 
2) Space pirate Captain Kristy Ryan grew up the only daughter of a notorious privateer in the Border Planet Region. Having learned her trade the hard way, she prefers life in the shadows on her ship, the Unicorn. Even when her pilot and lover, Andrew Bennet, drives her crazy.
But an unexpected visit from the Military Space Alliance changes everything. Her father disappeared while working a dangerous mission for …

Unveiling: Whitelighter Cover

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My gorgeous cover for Whitelighter. My new steamy paranormal romance novella about a young witch whose special powers make her a target to any vampire who catches sight of her. 
Coming soon....
Design credit goes to my wonderful cover designer Tamra Westberry.

Unveiling: Spectors Cover

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The gorgeous cover for Spectors an adult space opera novel about a space pirate who almost loses everything she cares about when she’s blackmailed into running a dangerous mission for the military. 


Coming soon.... 



Cover design credit goes to my wonderful cover designer Tamra Westberry.

Horse Charmer Chapter One

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Chapter One




Her hand shading her eyes, Princess Cassia watched the bird glide over the outer walls of Castle Karah. A small shiver went down her spine when she saw it was a Royalty, a special messenger eagle used only to convey urgent messages. He swooped over her and across the stable yard to land on his perch. The Royalty squawked and ruffled his feathers. He snapped and bit the young page who tried to take the message from him. Cassia shook her head at the boy as he backed away from the Royalty clutching his hand. The eagle would only release the letter to someone of high rank. She wondered briefly what the eagle could be carrying, but got distracted when her horse jumped underneath her. She focused on the young stallion as he bobbed his head. “Good boy,” Cassia said in a soft voice, soothing him until he settled down. Her brothers raced their horses around her, spinning and weaving the buckets and poles positioned throughout the corral. She’d set up the obstacle course for them ear…