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NOOKface Contest: Win a NOOK tablet or a prize from me!

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Barnes & Noble and Nook have a fun contest for you to enter!

Every great book sparks a great look. Nook wants to see yours. Submit a selfie, emoji, or meme of your reaction to a book, a.k.a your NOOKface. If you do, you could win a new Samsung Galaxy Tab® 4 NOOK® 7” tablet! The more creative (and popular) the entry, the better your chances. So shoot it, submit it, and share it with friends so they can vote!

Enter at bit.ly/NOOKfaceContest

And…for a second chance at a prize, submit an entry to the NOOKface contest showing a face you make when reading one of MY books! There’s a caption option for each entry, so mention me and/or one of my books when you caption your entry, then email a link to your photo in the contest (mail your link to lauren@laurenroyal.com) with the subject line “NOOKface Contest Entry.” One lucky entrant will win her choice of any of my boxed sets of ebooks (or, if you already own all of my books, you can choose a boxed set from any of my Jewels sisters instead).

Good luck! :-)

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Friday Freebies & 99-Cent Bargain Books!

PLEASE NOTE: Many of the books below are free or 99 cents for FRIDAY ONLY. If you’re reading this blog post after Friday, be sure to check the current price before you purchase any books.

It’s Friday, which means it’s time for my roundup of great FREE and bargain weekend reading!

First up this week, a free book, contemporary romance LOST AND FOUND GROOM by Patricia McLinn, Book 1 in her A Place Called Home series. While following a story in distant Santa Estella, hardheaded journalist Kendra Jenner finds herself in the middle of a vicious hurricane…and unexpectedly in the arms of a stranger who speaks virtually no English. Regularly $4.99.

Download Lost and Found Groom FREE for KindleNookiBooks and Kobo!

Our first 99-cent book today is a Regency paranormal romance: LUCIFER’S ROGUE by my Jewels sister Colleen Gleason, Book 1 of her Vampire Draculia Trilogy. Even after centuries of lust, hedonism, and women, Voss rarely finds himself bored. A member of the Vampire Dracule, he is a rogue of the first order. But when a harmless manipulation sets him on the path to seduce the beautiful Angelica Woodmore, things become a little less simple…a lot more passionate…and definitely more complicated. Regularly $4.99.

Download Lucifer’s Rogue for just 99 cents for KindleNookiBooks and Kobo!

Here’s a 99-cent bargain set of books for romantic suspense fans: BROSLIN CREEK BOXED SET by Dana Marton, Books 1 to 3 of this New York Times bestselling author’s Broslin Creek Series. If you love spine-tingling suspense and toe-curling romance, you’ll love the men and women of Broslin Creek. This set of three full-length novels contains Deathwatch, Deathscape, and Deathtrap, which together have garnered over 500 5-star reviews! Regularly $4.49.

Download Broslin Creek Boxed Set for just 99 cents forKindleNookiBooks and Kobo!

Our final 99-cent bargain is another boxed set, legal thriller/mystery THE SASHA MCCANDLESS SERIES: VOLUME 1 by Melissa F. Miller. From a USA Today bestselling author, these are the first three fast-paced, suspense-packed, legal thrillers featuring attorney Sasha McCandless. Regularly $9.99.

Download The Sasha McCandless Series: Volume 1 for just 99 cents for KindleNookiBooks and Kobo!

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My book LOST IN TEMPTATION is now FREE! England, 1815: Lady Alexandra Chase has always done what was expected of her. But when the man she’s loved since her girlhood returns from a long spell abroad, she quite suddenly finds herself hoping the fine lord her brother has picked for her won’t propose… This is Book 1 in my Regency-set Temptations Trilogy. Regularly $4.99.

Download Lost in Temptation FREE for AmazonNookiBooksKobo, and Google Play!

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My book AMETHYST is also FREE! AMETHYST is set in London in 1666, and it’s the very first of all my connected Chase Family novels, which makes it the perfect book to start with if you haven’t tried my books yet. The plot in one sentence: Colin Chase’s carefully planned life is turned upside down when the Great Fire of London lands a lowly jeweler’s daughter in his arms. Regularly $4.99.

Download Amethyst FREE for KindleNookiBooksKobo, or Google Play!

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Have you downloaded JEWELS OF HISTORICAL ROMANCE yet? This free book is by 12 bestselling romance authors including me. :-) Have you ever wondered which of her scenes your favorite author loves best? Each of the Jewels has selected her very favorite scene to share with you in this special volume. Each gem-sized scene is the perfect length to read over a cup of coffee or before falling asleep at night. From the glittering ballrooms of the Regency to the majesty of Medieval castles, sample the sparkling best from the Jewels of Historical Romance!

Download Jewels of Historical Romance FREE for NookKindleiBooksKobo, or Google Play!

I hope you enjoyed this week’s edition of Friday Freebies & Bargain Books…happy reading!

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Friday Freebies & 99-Cent Bargain Books!

PLEASE NOTE: Many of the books below are free or 99 cents for FRIDAY ONLY. If you’re reading this blog post after Friday, be sure to check the current price before you purchase any books.

It’s Friday, which means it’s time for my roundup of great FREE and bargain weekend reading!

First up this week, a free book, Regency historical romance HER WICKED WAYS by Darcy Burke, Book 1 of her Secrets & Scandals series. Desperate to save his orphanage from financial catastrophe, Montgomery “Fox” Foxcroft leads a double life as a dashing highwayman. When he robs Lady Miranda Sinclair and she offers him a kiss, Fox must risk what principles he has left and take advantage of her wicked ways—even if it ruins them both. Regularly $3.99.

Download Her Wicked Ways FREE for KindleNookiBooks and Kobo!

Our first 99-cent book today is a Georgian historical romance: SALT BRIDE by my Jewel sister Lucinda Brant, Book 1 of her Salt Hendon series. This weekend only, get the newly revised, re-edited, and re-covered Second Edition of this bestselling historical romance at a super low price. The first edition of Salt Bride has a 4.3 star average from hundreds of reader reviews worldwide. Don’t miss out on this new release special! Regularly $4.99.

Download Salt Bride for just 99 cents for KindleNookiBooks and Kobo!

A 99-cent bargain for western contemporary romance fans: TEXAS HEARTS BOX SET by Lisa Mondello, books 1 through 3 of her Texas Hearts series. A New York Times and USA Today bestselling author brings you 3 thrilling western romances with 3 sexy cowboy heroes in 1 boxed set! Includes HER HEART FOR THE ASKING, HIS HEART FOR THE TRUSTING, and THE MORE I SEE. Regularly $6.99.

Download Texas Hearts Box Set for just 99 cents for KindleNookiBooks and Kobo!

A 99-cent bargain book is a romantic comedy/contemporary romance novella, SHOPPING FOR A BILLIONAIRE #4 by Julia Kent, from her Shopping series. When her big shot at mystery shopping luxury properties leads to another crazy toilet incident, it’s Declan to the rescue…but can they take the “plunge”? The Shopping series reaches its conclusion with heart, heat, and hilarity. Regularly $2.99.

Download Shopping for a Billionaire #4 for just 99 cents for Kindle!

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My book LOST IN TEMPTATION is now FREE! England, 1815: Lady Alexandra Chase has always done what was expected of her. But when the man she’s loved since her girlhood returns from a long spell abroad, she quite suddenly finds herself hoping the fine lord her brother has picked for her won’t propose… This is Book 1 in my Regency-set Temptations Trilogy. Regularly $4.99.

Download Lost in Temptation FREE for AmazonNookiBooksKobo, and Google Play!

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My book AMETHYST is also FREE! AMETHYST is set in London in 1666, and it’s the very first of all my connected Chase Family novels, which makes it the perfect book to start with if you haven’t tried my books yet. The plot in one sentence: Colin Chase’s carefully planned life is turned upside down when the Great Fire of London lands a lowly jeweler’s daughter in his arms. Regularly $4.99.

Download Amethyst FREE for KindleNookiBooksKobo, or Google Play!

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Have you downloaded JEWELS OF HISTORICAL ROMANCE yet? This free book is by 12 bestselling romance authors including me. :-) Have you ever wondered which of her scenes your favorite author loves best? Each of the Jewels has selected her very favorite scene to share with you in this special volume. Each gem-sized scene is the perfect length to read over a cup of coffee or before falling asleep at night. From the glittering ballrooms of the Regency to the majesty of Medieval castles, sample the sparkling best from the Jewels of Historical Romance!

Download Jewels of Historical Romance FREE for NookKindleiBooksKobo, or Google Play!

I hope you enjoyed this week’s edition of Friday Freebies & Bargain Books…happy reading!

(To get Friday Freebies & Bargain Books in your email every week, sign up where it says “Subscribe by Email” under Blog Tools in the right-hand column. Please Note: if you subscribe by email, you will get this blog’s other posts, too.)

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Friday Freebies & 99-Cent Books!

PLEASE NOTE: Many of the books below are free or 99 cents for FRIDAY ONLY. If you’re reading this blog post after Friday, be sure to check the current price before you purchase any books.

It’s Friday, which means it’s time for my roundup of great FREE and bargain weekend reading!

First up this week, a free book, historical romance THE GOVERNESS AFFAIR by Courtney Milan, the novella that kicks off her Brothers Sinister series. Hugo Marshall earned the nickname “the Wolf of Clermont” for his ruthless ambition. When he’s ordered to get rid of a pestering governess, it’s just another day at work. But after everything Miss Serena Barton has been through at the hands of his employer, she is determined to make him pay. Regularly $4.29.

Download The Governess Affair FREE for KindleNookiBooks and Kobo!

Our first 99-cent book today is another historical romance, NIGHT OF PLEASURE by Delilah Marvelle, from her School of Gallantry series. An arranged marriage is daunting, but not as daunting as seducing a spouse whose passions you do not understand… When Miss Clementine Henrietta Grey marries the charasmatic and dashing Viscount Banfield, she finds that siring the heir he wants requires far more than her heart is prepared to give. Regularly $4.99.

Download Night of Pleasure for just 99 cents for KindleNookiBooks and Kobo!

A 99-cent bargain book for romantic comedy fans: BORROWING ALEX by Cindy Procter-King. Nikki St. James wants to get married more than anything. But what’s she to do when her fiancé spends his days sucking up to her rich father instead of helping with the simple task of, oh, setting a date? Why…fake a fling with the best man, of course! Regularly $2.99.

Download Borrowing Alex for just 99 cents for KindleNookiBooks and Kobo!

Our final 99-cent bargain is a 4-book collection, young adult ALLIANCE / ALLEGIANCE / RIVAL / ENEMY by Lacy Yager. Four paranormal vampire novels… Their destinies may be entwined, but can enemies really join forces? Regularly $9.99.

Download Alliance / Allegiance / Rival / Enemy for just 99 cents for KindleNookiBooks and Kobo!

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My book LOST IN TEMPTATION is now FREE! England, 1815: Lady Alexandra Chase has always done what was expected of her. But when the man she’s loved since her girlhood returns from a long spell abroad, she quite suddenly finds herself hoping the fine lord her brother has picked for her won’t propose… This is Book 1 in my Regency-set Temptations Trilogy. Regularly $4.99.

Download Lost in Temptation FREE for AmazonNookiBooksKobo, and Google Play!

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My book AMETHYST is also FREE! AMETHYST is set in London in 1666, and it’s the very first of all my connected Chase Family novels, which makes it the perfect book to start with if you haven’t tried my books yet. The plot in one sentence: Colin Chase’s carefully planned life is turned upside down when the Great Fire of London lands a lowly jeweler’s daughter in his arms. Regularly $4.99.

Download Amethyst FREE for KindleNookiBooksKobo, or Google Play!

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Have you downloaded JEWELS OF HISTORICAL ROMANCE yet? This free book is by 12 bestselling romance authors including me. :-) Have you ever wondered which of her scenes your favorite author loves best? Each of the Jewels has selected her very favorite scene to share with you in this special volume. Each gem-sized scene is the perfect length to read over a cup of coffee or before falling asleep at night. From the glittering ballrooms of the Regency to the majesty of Medieval castles, sample the sparkling best from the Jewels of Historical Romance!

Download Jewels of Historical Romance FREE for NookKindleiBooksKobo, or Google Play!

I hope you enjoyed this week’s edition of Friday Freebies & Bargain Books…happy reading!

(To get Friday Freebies & Bargain Books in your email every week, sign up where it says “Subscribe by Email” under Blog Tools in the right-hand column. Please Note: if you subscribe by email, you will get this blog’s other posts, too.)

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