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Tule Witch TULE WITCH by Jane Toombs  (Samhain Publishing)

When dark forces want you dead, sometimes you have to fight fire with fire.

Having survived a devastating attack, Bebe is working hard to get her life back together. Taken under the wing of an elderly doctor, Bebe has begun work as an RN, determined to make something of her life.

Helping to run an emergency room in California's Central Valley, Bebe is on duty when a dead man is brought in. At least, they all believe he is dead... But really, he is just the first sign of what is to come. For the evil that stalked Bebe has returned, and this time she may not escape.

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Bride of the Baja BRIDE OF THE BAJA by Jane Toombs (Books We Love)

Alitha is aboard her father's ship, heading to the Sandwich Islands where she plans to marry Thomas, a minister. After surviving the wreck of her father's ship, Alitha is cast adrift on a uninhabited island off the Pacific coast. Rescued eventually, first by Indians and then Esteban, a Californio (which is what the Spanish settlers were called). Believing herself in love with him, she travels with him to Mexico.

Meanwhile Jordan's ship is captured by pirates and, since his bride-to-be, Esteban's sister, is aboard, he loses both bride (she kills herself) and ship. He's cast adrift in Mexico. Thomas, hearing of the wreck of the Flying Yankee, also winds up in Mexico, searching for Alitha. The pirates are refurbishing their two ships in Mexico--like the other characters, in the Baja peninsula. Will Alitha be captured by the pirates? And, in the end, which man will she choose to marry?

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Gold! GOLD! by Jane Toombs (Books We Love)

All America went crazy when gold was discovered in California in 1849, which explains why the characters in Gold! act as they do. Life was far from normal in Hangtown or even San Francisco. Will Pamela and Selena, mother and daughter, ever find true love in this mad time?




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Love's Odyssey LOVE'S ODYSSEY by Jane Toombs (Books We Love)

This is the story of a sixteen-year-old American girl who is orphaned when her father dies and she is sent to live with her English uncle. Unfortunately he falls out of favor with the king and is killed. This is where she meets Adrien who saves her from a dire fate by taking her to Holland to live with her mother' sisters.

They sail to Java on the same ship, but Rommel and Adrien are fated to be torn apart again and again. She has only her courage and her beauty to keep her alive---and her impossible love for Adrien. He never gives up searching for her, even after she is abducted by a Chinese pirate and taken to Amoy. He'll need all his ability as a swordsman to survive long enough to rescue her.

This is truly an odyssey for Rommel and Adrien as he keeps losing her and must set off to find her once more. Travel is by Dutch East India ship, by junk and by raft.

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Creole Hearts CREOLE HEARTS by Jane Toombs  (Books We Love)

In 1803, the Louisiana Territory was in a turmoil. Spain was ceding this territory back to the France because the United States had offered to let them keep Florida. So the French flag was once again being raised to the joy of the Creoles. But Tanguay La Branche knew the joy would be brief since he was aware this was only part of a deal where President Jefferson would now buy the Louisiana Territory from France. Once they belonged to the United States what would become of the Creoles?




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Curse of Black Tor CURSE OF BLACK TOR by Jane Toombs  (Books We Love)

A psychiatric nurse hopes to leave her disastrous past behind by taking a position as a caretaker for a troubled young woman on Vancouver Island. She never dreams she's placed herself in terrible danger.




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Words Perfect: Becoming Your Own Critique Partner WORDS PERFECT: BECOMING YOUR OWN CRITIQUE PARTNER by Jane Toombs and Janet Lane Walters (Zumaya Publications)

Not everyone has access to a good critique group. If you're on your own and need someone to help polish your manuscript so it shines in the eyes of agents and editors, look no further. Using examples from their own work and a huge dash of humor, veteran authors Jane Toombs and Janet Lane Walters guide both the new writer and the experienced through the labyrinth of self-editing.




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The Outlaws THE OUTLAWS by Jane Toombs (Books We Love)

After Billy the Kid and Mark Halloran rescue what's left of the Nesbitt family from an Apache attack in the New Mexico Territory, the fate of the young daughter and the teen-age boy are sealed. Tessa's attracted to Mark and Ezra suffers a severe cause of hero-worship over Billy, wanting to be just like him. Soon all of them are involved in the cruelest range war in the history of the West--the bloody Lincoln County war. How can Tessa protect her brother from trailing after Billy? And how can she be drawn to a man who is on the opposite side of this range war?

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Shared Whispers Anthology - Frozen Section SHARED WHISPERS Anthology - Frozen Section by Jane Toombs 

Shared Whispers is a collection of short stories created by an eclectic group of sixteen award-winning writers from across the globe who create novels in such diverse genres as romance, suspense, mystery, thrillers, paranormal, fantasy, and science fiction. What's the common theme to the anthology you're about to read? Each story reflects the allure and importance of amore in our lives. 

An acknowledgement of a past loss does more than thaw a woman's heart. It opens the path to an unplanned future and a family she never expected to have.

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MoonRunner I: Under the Shadow MOONRUNNER I: Under the Shadow by Jane Toombs (New Concepts Publishing)

A man wakes naked and injured on a beach with no idea how he comes to be wherever he is. Worse, he doesn't know who he is. And worst of all, he has no conception of what he is.

Not until the first full moon when he--changes.

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Mountain Moonlight mOUNTAIN MOONLIGHT by Jane Toombs (Books We Love)

Vala, now a divorcee, and her young son, Davis, arrive in Phoenix, Arizona, intending to hike into Superstition Mountain to follow an old map her son was given by an elderly Apache before he died. Davis believes it's a treasure map. Convinced by a camping outfitter that they need a guide, Vala checks the list on the store's bulletin board, and finds one name crossed out. Perversely she reads it anyway. . Bram Hunter! Even though she left Phoenix with her family when she was sixteen, she's never forgotten him.

Which drives her to call the number listed.

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 Recipes From The Writer's Vineyard
Recipes From The Writer's Vineyard   (Champagne Books)

Something different -  recipes from the authors of The Writer's Vineyard (and the stories behind them).

And the cookbook is free, courtesy of Jane Toombs and Champagne Books!

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Thirteen West THIRTEEN WEST by Jane Toombs  (Books We Love)

Ever been inside a state psychiatric hospital? That's an experience Sarah Goodrow Fenz had hoped never to repeat. Years ago, as a young woman, she'd been a student nurse taking her psychiatric affiliation at the state hospital. Now, matured and affluent enough, with an adult daughter by her side, Sarah is suddenly compelled to pick up a drunken derelict off the streets of San Diego and take him to a motel. Leaving her daughter standing speechless in the street, Sarah hails a cab, shoves the derelict inside and rides away.

You won't believe your eyes...

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Taken In TAKEN IN by Jane Toombs (Champagne Books)


Gail Sarandon flees New York City after seeing the murder of a man she knows--with both the hit man and Jason Tregarth, a Special Agent following her trail. Jason finds her first, but the hit man arrives before he can get her to safety. Gail with him, Jason manages to elude the hit man, only to crash on a lonely mountain road, totaling the car. He's injured, but Gail's able to get him to the only shelter around--Dagon House. She believes they're safe, but she's wrong...

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The Christmas Catalyst THE CHRISTMAS CATALYST by Jane Toombs (Red Rose Publishing)

What can a ten-year-old girl do to improve this Christmas when her father will never be with them for Christmas again?

Christmas without him seems bleak, so she tries to befriend a homeless mutt, which her mother won't let her keep. Then when she takes her grandmother to meet the man who moved into the cabin in the woods behind them, she finds he has adopted the dog which makes her happy. But why does her grandmother sort of adopt the man, inviting him for Christmas Dinner?


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Moon Pool MOON POOL by Jane Toombs and Janet Lane Walters (Zumaya Publications)

In the center of the maze at an Adirondack resort lies a spring-fed pool. Legend says that if you look into the serene depths under a full moon, you'll see the face of your true love. In this collection of four novellas, the magic of the Moon Pool touches the lives of eight people for whom love seems to be a dream that can never be reality.

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Complete Guide To Writing Paranormal Novels COMPLETE GUIDE TO WRITING PARANORMAL NOVELS  (Dragon Moon Press)

Written by a collection of well-known authors for new authors, The Complete Guide to Writing Paranormal Novels: Volume 1 covers a wide range of topics necessary for building your first paranormal novel. 

Dropped Eyes and Unattached Tentacles: Common & Uncommon Writing Errors - Chapter by Jane Toombs.
 

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The Bastard

Golden Chances  by Jane Toombs  (Books We Love)

A fast-moving, dramatic California saga about the people--Spanish, Anglo, Mexican and Indian who struggled, fought, made mistakes, loved and survived to build the foundations of the Golden State. Please click the link for details and ordering information.

The InterloperThe DancerThe RebelThe FixerThe DeceiverThe Wild Card



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