Tag Archives: award-winning novels

Amazon Top 100

It’s hard to believe it was a little less than two years ago that Bent Pine launched my publishing platform and today when I checked the Amazon rankings, three of my books were in the Amazon Top 100 Kindle Books for their Category. SPARE CHANGE and THE TWELFTH CHILD are both in the top 100 HISTORICAL MYSTERIES CRACKS IN THE […]

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FPA President’s Book Awards

I am delighted to announce that What Matters Most is a Finalist in the Florida Publisher’s Association Book Award Competition. The Awards banquet will be held in Daytona on October 19th…until then there will be a whole lot of waiting. This fun story about one woman’s uprooting herself from the life she knows in New […]

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Amazon#1 Family Saga

Cracks in the Sidewalk is now available on Barnes & Noble, iTunes and Kobo…grab a copy and hang on to your heart. This story of a grandmother’s search for her missing grandchildren won the FPA President’s Book Award Gold Medal and took First Place in the Royal Palm Literary Awards. It recently became an Amazon […]

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And the winners are…

A CELEBRATION OF WOMEN A giant thank you to all the gals, and a few fellows also, who entered our Celebration of Women contest. On my blog I posted an article about the strength of a woman and got so many absolutely amazing comments from the readers. I was awed by the stories of strength and heroism, some that […]

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A special event for Friends & Followers

A SUPER SPECIAL 50% OFF SALE! This event is a giant thank you for all of my loyal Friends and Followers… Spare Change, the novel that is winning hearts like crazy is having a Fan Appreciation Sale and for five wonderful days it can be downloaded to your Kindle for just $2.99!  Yep, that’s 50% off of the […]

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Meet Louise Palmer

Today it’s time to meet Louise Palmer…a woman destined to go through a lot of heartache before she finally discovers WHAT MATTERS MOST.  Excerpted from the novel, this is Louise Palmer… Ask me why I fell in love with Clay Palmer and I’ll tell you. It was because he was the exact opposite of my […]

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WHAT MATTERS MOST…For a chance to win your copy, enter the Goodreads giveaway -Just click on the title in the box below and you’ll be magically transported to Goodreads, where wonderful things await readers… Goodreads Book Giveaway What Matters Most by Bette Lee Crosby Giveaway ends April 15, 2013. See the giveaway details at Goodreads. […]

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Award Winning Novel The Twelfth Child

The Twelfth Child Winner of a National League of American Pen Women First Place Award for Published Fiction is now making its debut as a FREEBIE. On Thursday, January 24th and Friday, Jaanuary 25th Kindle owners can download it free   on Amazon. With 44 reviews and a 4.7 rating, this novel tells a story of trust, love and […]

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Storey Book Reviews

A great big shout out to Leslie of Storey Book Reviews for the latest Review of Cracks in the Sidewalk. She has such a wonderful pass-it-on way of book blogging. When Leslie reviews a book she asks that the author sign the book but not personalize it. When Leslie is finished reading she does a […]

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Listen Up!

It is so exciting to have The Sisterhood of the Traveling Book Select Cracks in the Sidewalk as their book of the month for January – but of course few things ever run smoothly. Apparently there was a problem with the Sisterhood Group and it was shut down for a day or two…but smile…it’s back […]

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Spare Change

Digital Book Today

A great big shout out to Anthony Wessel of Digital Book Today for the awesome interview article featuring SPARE CHANGE. This is a story well worth reading for in it Anthony explores the story behind the story. It’s a fun behind the scenes look inside a quirky author’s brain. Please stop by, read the article […]

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APRIL IS ALL ABOUT AUTHORS…THIS TIME WE’RE LOOKING AT IT THROUGH A MALE’S POINT OF VIEW Rodney Walther knows his way around the ballpark—he’s managed baseball and softball teams for over a decade. His award-winning debut novel, BROKEN LACES, is both a fond homage to Little League and an intense family drama. Since it’s release […]

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Every now and then it’s good to step back from your own work and take time to acknowledge some of the wonderful books being written by your collegues and so for the month of April, my blog will be focused on introducing some outstanding authors who you may or may not have heard about. April’s […]

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I am thrilled beyond words at having won three different awards in the 2011 Reader Views Literary Competition so I’d like to share a bit about Reader Views, explain how the competition.is structured, and provide a link so that you can browse the list of winners in other categories and hopefully discover some wonderful books by authors […]

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Well friends and fans, since you’ve already met Ethan Allen Doyle, the lad in Spare Change, I thought you’d like to meet some of the other characters and get to know a bit about them. Today I’ll be interviewing Olivia Ann Westerly, the protagonist of the story. Olivia is a woman who at a young […]

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Books to authors are like children to mothers–we fret over having every last thought in place, every emotion captured perfectly, every character truly as likable or dislikable as they were intended to be. And just as a mother cheers when her child is given accolades, we cheer when our books receive awards…so please forgive me while I stand […]

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