Saturday, August 26, 2017

All the things

So many things are happening, so let me give you the lowdown...

In just a few days, Miss Leslie's Secret is released. This story is about a war veteran who returns to Scotland to find his home and family gone--not an uncommon thing during this time period. The Highland Clearances destroyed the clans' culture that was such a part of Scotland. Conall meets a woman, Aileen Leslie, who is the beekeeper for the area. She has a naughty red-haired little boy, and a secret.

 

Miss Leslie's Secret is the last book I plan to write in the Regency genre for a while, so it is sort of a bittersweet story for me. BUT, not to fear, I have great plans ahead. I'm turning my thoughts across the sea to the good ol' USA, and working on a series about the War of 1812. So, same time period, but now, the British are the bad guys.

The first book in that series will come out April of 2018. And it has a lovely cover which I'm not allowed to show yet. But seriously, it's lovely. And I'm way excited to do something new.

Also, I did a story for the Timeless Regency Victorian Collection. It's called Falling in Rome (see what I did there?) And it's about a professor of ancient history, Professor Kendrick, and woman who is a chaperone for some young ladies on their Grand Tour. Eleanor Doyle loves history and even speaks Latin (gasp--for this time, that was unheard of.) They're nerdy and wonderful and I think their story is super fun. The cover is great, and I am so lucky to be in a compilation with these other fantastic authors.



Also, this fall, Covenant is putting out a Regency Christmas compilation that I'm lucky to be part of--I'm not allowed to show that cover yet. They like to do cover reveals. I can however, show you this little chunk of the cover:



Writing a Christmas story was so fun. I loved learning about the cute traditions of the time. I might do more of those in the future.

And last, but not least, The Wild Rose Press has accepted a book I wrote about Ireland. It's a contemporary suspense, and there's a mystery and IRA terrorists and all sorts of stuff.

I have bunches and bunches of speaking engagements and signings in the next few months. I don't know why they all come up at once, but I'll be busy for a little while, and I'd love to see friends at them. They get really awkward when nobody comes...



Here's a link to all the stuff coming up:
http://authorjmoore.com/news/


Saturday, July 30, 2016

Busy Busy Busy

Things are getting busy.
Summer's always busy with kids, their camps, sports, tutors, vacations, etc. etc. etc.
Plus, in a few weeks, my missionary gets home!!

But when summer ends, it's going to be a different kind of busy.

I have 3 books coming out in August, September, and October.



Safe Harbor is the sequel to Change of Heart. It's the story of Dr. Seth Goodwyn and Melanie Owen. I have loved this series. If you don't know about it, The Wild Rose Press put together the idea with a bunch of authors. We created a map of the town and used each others' characters in our books. It was seriously so fun. Some are historical, some are mysteries, some are paranormal, but they're all romance. So, here's a link to the other books.
http://catalog.thewildrosepress.com/242-lobster-cove


September 1 is the release date for A Place for Miss Snow

image coming soon

I'm so excited about this book. It takes place in Greece and it's about the Greek War of Independence. My brother took me to Greece to research for this book and I fell in love with it. I would love to go back, and I'd love to write more books about Greece. Here's a link to my pinterest page about this book...
https://www.pinterest.com/jenniferlmoore9/a-place-for-miss-snow/


Ok, and finally, we have a Timeless Regency.



I love these. And I was so excited to be part of this one with Carla Kelly and Josi Kilpack.
Just look at that cover. It's so beautiful!
If you read Spring in Hyde Park, you'll recognize the characters in this story, Archie and Jane.

And also, Fall is conference time.

I'm headed down to Arizona for the ANWA conference September 15-17.
Then the League of Utah Writers Fall conference is September 23-24.
And Book Academy is September 27.

These are all fabulous conferences for writers at any level.

So, Phew. I think I'll be happy for the holidays to come around so I can finally relax!




Tuesday, October 13, 2015

Romancing the Novel

So, this was rather wonderful.
Becoming Lady Lockwood won a RWA contest.
Hearts Through History's Romancing the Novel.
Thank you, Covenant Communications for entering my book it was a fantastic surprise. And thank you to RWA.




Sunday, September 6, 2015

Golden Quill

The League of Utah Writers is a fantastic organization, whether you're a new writer, learning the craft, or a veteran of the publishing world, there's a place for everyone.

I love the community and the feeling of belonging, and especially the workshops. 

This year, one of my books won a Golden Quill award.
The League gives out a Gold and a Silver quill in 3 categories each year: Novel, YA Novel, and Nonfiction. Lady Emma's Campaign won in the Novel category.


Thanks, LUW! The conference was wonderful and I am so touched that my book was honored.

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

The Whitney Awards


Two of my books: BECOMING LADY LOCKWOOD and LADY EMMA'S CAMPAIGN were nominated as finalists for the 2015 Whitney Awards.
A Whitney is an award for novels by LDS authors.
And we have a Splendid Gala.

My heart overflows every time I sit down to write this post, and when I look at that beautiful award. I was nominated with the best people I can imagine.
I learned to write from them. I read their books. I idolize them, and I can't even begin to express how proud it made me for my books to be nominated along side theirs and to stand with them on that stage.

The night was overwhelming and memorable, and more special than I can imagine.
Here are some highlights.

My sisters came
My handsome husband was there
My very dearest friends sat with me 

And cheered when my name was called.
I gave a speech that I can't remember.

And I cheered for them too.


Yay for Lady Lockwood!

Friday, April 17, 2015

Slide Show!

Check this out!!
A bunch of the lovely Miss Burton pictures have been compiled into this Slide Show!


Wednesday, March 25, 2015

It's a Contest!!

My awesome publisher, Covenant Communications is doing a contest to get everyone excited about Miss Burton Unmasks a Prince.

What you could win: A $25 Amazon gift card, and a copy of the book.

What you gotta do: Take a pic of yourself--or someone else--in a mask, at work, at home, at school, Get creative. Send your pics to Covenant Communications, their FB page, or a PM works great. Or if you don't want to do that, send it to me, and I'll forward it.

That's all. Easy Breezy.


So, get masked up and let's see ya!