Karen Cantwell

Happy New Year!

We made it! Today is the first day of a New Year! As promised, I wanted to share my plans for book releases in 2013: First out will be Keep Me Ghosted, the first in the new Sophie Rhodes Ghostly Romance Series. Desperate for a job to pay the bills, Sophie Rhodes ignores the advice of her spirit-friend, Marmaduke Dodsworth, and accepts a position with Dr. Callahan, an optometrist who is just as...
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T-shirt Winners!

As we approach the New Year, it’s time to announce the winners of my last contest for the year 2012!!! The winner of the T-shirt poll was the Take the Monkeys and Run cover, so above, you see the gift that five lucky people will be receiving! So, not to keep everyone on pins and needles, the five winners (chosen at random) are: Pamela Hargraves Ed Sigmund Debbie Leee Collins-Lay Debra...
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‘Tis the Night Before Christmas…

It’s almost here!!! I hope you join me at author Tonya Kappes’ blog for a Barbara Marr twist on the Christmas classic poem, in ‘Tis the Night Before Christmas.  It’s a short and fun read that will hopefully give you a holiday giggle and put you in a festive mood. And if you don’t already own Saturday Night Cleaver, you can enter to win one! CLICK HERE for...
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Contest Winner and Other Announcements

The Be a Character in a Barbara Marr Novel Contest is my favorite of the contests I hold. This time, I was very excited to have the highest number of entrants to date!! Of course, that’s good and that’s bad – it means more people are finding the Barbara Marr novels and becoming fans, but it also means so many more people won’t win. I wish I could make everyone a...
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Contest Winner

It feels very difficult to celebrate a contest right now, while so many parents are mourning the loss of their children today. As a mother, as a human, as a person with a soul, my heart goes out to them as well as to the families of the adults killed in today’s horrific, horrific tragedy. I decided to write humor because I felt there was already so much sadness in the world, that I wanted...
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