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August 3, 2016

Strong Women Giveaway

150 authors in multiple genres have joined up to celebrate the strong women we love to write and the strong women (& yes, men!) who love to read about them.

We’re offering over $2,500 in prizes, including two grand prizes of $1,000 each. (Woohoo!)

We have so many great books for you to choose from—from my sensuous fantasy romances to sweet contemporary romances, hot paranormals to science fiction and mysteries to thrillers, we’ve got a veritable buffet of books and fantastic authors.

It all starts at

Happy reading, and best of luck in the drawings!


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Published on August 03, 2016 19:07 • 2 views

July 25, 2016

Love a good ebook sale? Me too. For the next three days, you can grab 15+ fantasy romances by some of your favorite authors on sale for $1.99 or less. Check out the gorgeous covers at the link below—they’ll make you want to stock up.

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September 8, 2015

This is a copy of the e-newsletter issue I sent out yesterday. Subscribe to the e-newsletter if you want access to the free books mentioned within!


Tidbits in this issue:

*Amazon Bestseller Crown*—W00T!
RomCon 2015’s upcoming awesomeness
New e-bundle!
Multi-author Fantasy Romance Fanatics group on Facebook…oh yeahhh
Colorado wildlife + not-so-wildlife  :-)


Hello, dear readers, and a big welcome to all my new RomCon 2015 subscribers!

I’m thankful that 2015 has been berry berry good to me. In February, The Source of Magic: A Fantasy Romance made the Amazon Kindle overall Top 100 Paid list.

Book cover for The Source of Magic: A Fantasy Romance

*Cate dons Amazon Bestseller crown,

which is made of sparkles and rainbow-hued unicorn hair*

My thanks to each of you for helping to make that dream come true!

I’m excited to be meeting a number of you at the upcoming RomCon Reader Weekend in Denver September 25-27. I’ve been putting my reader swag together (hint: it smells soooo good) and we’re going to have a GREAT time. Come sit at my table for the Reader Luncheon! I’m going to be giving my table a sneak peak at Princess Hellion, my upcoming novel in the Alaia Chronicles series.

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Published on September 08, 2015 10:05 • 21 views

August 10, 2015

I’m delighted to be returning to the RomCon Reader Weekend festivities this year!


RomCon is SO MUCH FUN, y’all. You will meet your favorite authors and find new ones to love, hang out with them and with readers who love the same books you do, play games that’ll make your belly sore from laughing, buy books, get FREE books, have them signed by the authors, and go home with lots of great swag!

I have only 6 seats left at my table on Saturday — yes, come chat with me (and get even more goodies!).

The fun is already beginning with this:

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so enter and win!

RomCon 2015 Reader Weekend, Denver, September 25-27 2015

Come say hello!

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Published on August 10, 2015 06:13 • 9 views

May 13, 2015

Pssst, check out — my fantasy romance THE SOURCE OF MAGIC is one of the books up for votes on best cover and blurb.

Discover new-to-you fantasy romances, vote for your favorite and enter for a chance to win a $50 Amazon or B&N gift certificate!

Vote for The Source of Magic at

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Published on May 13, 2015 08:11 • 21 views

March 27, 2015

I woke up to a lovely announcement that my fantasy romance audiobook The Source of Magic has been chosen for today’s Featured Book of the Moment Club at Venture Galleries. Wheeee, how fun is that? Thank you, Venture Galleries. 

And if you enjoy audiobooks, check out The Source of Magic at a wonderfully low price at AmazonAudible or iTunes! :-D

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Published on March 27, 2015 09:33 • 13 views

February 12, 2015

Love fairytale romance? Grab this new $0.99 ebook from bestselling authors before it disappears with the wave of a magic wand!

Wait, a collection of ELEVEN fairy-tale-inspired romances for just $0.99?

Yep! These go to eleven. ;-)



Cover art for Once Upon a Fairy Tale (romantic stories) boxed set

On SALE for $0.99 — Limited Time Offer

Eleven New York Times, USA Today and Amazon Bestselling romance authors invite you to explore the world of Fairy Tales in exciting new ways!

Experience the story of The Nightingale through a steampunk landscape and follow Rapunzel through science fiction adventures. Come along with the heroine who steps out her front door into the Fairy Tale Realm, and the modern woman whose life resembles a fairy tale – one involving a slipper. Find out just who that Big Bad Wolf was and why he was so interested in Red, and go behind the scenes to see what those Fairy Godmothers are up to while everyone is getting their Happily Ever After.

If you haven’t bought my Kiss That Frog: A Modern Fairy Tale yet, it’s in here waiting for you—plus you get ten more fairy tale romances as a bonus! Either way, grab this fantastic introduction to ten more wonderful authors.


Whatever your flavor of Fairy Tale enjoyment, you’re sure to find it here. BUY NOW before this limited-time box set is gone!



B&N Nook:


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Published on February 12, 2015 09:34 • 32 views

February 11, 2015

Need more cute in your day? Here are just a few of the amazing critters Colorado has to offer.

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Best of all was the behbeh. :-)

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I hope you have plenty of love and cuteness in your day today!

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Published on February 11, 2015 13:33 • 15 views

November 6, 2014

This gorgeous creature greeted me as I drove down the mountain this morning.

Fox in the morning

I love Colorado!


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Published on November 06, 2014 13:15 • 30 views

September 15, 2014

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I’m soooooo excited about Darkly Dreaming, in which Elizabeth Hunter, Danielle Monsch, Grace Draven, Kristen Painter and I have joined together. We’re five award-winning and bestselling authors (and a force of nature :-D ). If you haven’t read these authors’ novels yet, this is your chance to dive into a fantasy romance wonderland. Or five!

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Grab me now!


Master of Crows by Grace Draven

Stone Guardian by Danielle Monsch

Heart of Fire by Kristen Painter

Kismet’s Kiss by Cate Rowan

The Scribe by Elizabeth Hunter

Darkly Dreaming has descendants of angels, black elf mercenaries, gargoyles, vengeful goddesses, and heretical mages all waiting to entertain you between the pages.

Yep, FIVE riveting full-length novels. Have I mentioned that this set contains nearly $25 worth of fantasy romance for 99 cents? BARGAIN. :-) We will not be keeping it at that price, so click to grab this set now at the store of your choice.

And just to tease you:

Darkly Dreaming quote by Grace Draven

Darkly Dreaming quote by Danielle Monsch

Darkly Dreaming quote by Elizabeth Hunter

Darkly Dreaming quote by Kristen Painter

Darkly Dreaming quote — Cate Rowan

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Published on September 15, 2014 16:34 • 29 views