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Julie Lence

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Julie writes Western Historical Romance. Her stories bring to life the code of ethics cowboys lived by and the dangers outlaws defied living by their guns. Often outspoken and temperamental, with their own sense of humor, Julie’s heroes share a common trait―the willingness to surrender his heart to the right woman and earn her love for eternity.

Julie was born and raised in upstate New York. She married her high school sweetheart and accompanied him on his twenty-year career with the United States Air Force. Currently, she makes her home in the Pikes Peak region, where she is a stay-at-home mom enjoying a career writing western historical romance.

In the late 80's, a friend introduced Julie to the romance genre. She was instantly hooked, an
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Wooded Acres Ranch, CO
Christmas Eve Morning 1876

The wind howled down from the north, nearly robbing Leon Weston of breath as he trudged through the heavy snow, his old bones groaning in protest. In his younger days, he’d made the short trek from the house to the family cemetery without complaint. This morning the walk felt akin to ten miles. Even the hinges on the gate squeaked in complaint as... Read more of this blog post »
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Description: Vowing never to be shackled into marriage, Lucas Weston favors the soiled doves until Missy Morgan changes his way of thinking.
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message 60: by Julie

Julie Lence I've teamed up with the Written Fireside Blog to join a group of talented authors in writing a short story titled, Be Mine, Marshal (A Cold Spring Valentine Short Story) Each week, from today thru March 31st, a different author takes over the story. You can read my post, here on my Goodreads blog February 17th. To get you started, the first post by Lori Connelly will be made today. Her link is below: http://writtenfireside.blogspot.com/2...


message 59: by Julie

Julie Lence The cover for Bring Me Luck is now on display. Thank you to the very talented Marteeka Karland for the design!!


message 58: by Julie

Julie Lence Please join me Friday, October 3rd at Stilettos at High Noon where I'm chatting about legendary outlaw Billy the Kid and how some of his traits are similar to my notorious outlaw Buck Grayson, from Zanna's Outlaw. Hope to see you there.
http://stilettosathighnoon.blogspot.com/


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Julie Lence I am now participating int he Goodreads Ask an Author program. feel free to send your questions. I enjoy hearing from readers and authors.


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Julie Lence February 1 - February 14
Revolving Point, Texas Series on Sale
Zanna's Outlaw by Julie Lenceeach book is $2.50
www.amazon.com.author/julielence


message 55: by Julie

Julie Lence I'm guest bloggin' today at The Writer's Vineyard. Join me and learn about some of the research that has gone into my work, most notably for Lady Luck.
http://thewritersvineyard.com


message 54: by Julie

Julie Lence **Just Released for .99 cents**

Christmas Hearts

After spending two years in Wyoming, Cade Weston is eager to return to his family’s ranch to celebrate the Christmas holiday. But fate intervenes in the form of a tortured soul—Nicole. Her guardian has abused her, leaving Cade with little choice but to pay for her freedom and take her with him. Holed up with her in a Denver hotel, a feeling hints he wants more from her than a thank you for having helped her. Problem is she doesn’t return the feeling.

Nicole Lamar has spent the past six months dreaming of freedom. Savannah, with its warmth and sunshine, beckons. Now that Cade has rescued her from an evil proprietor, that freedom is within reach. But when the handsome cowboy proves he’s the owner of a Christmas Heart, a life without him suddenly isn’t so desirable. Before she can approach him about the matter, he purchases a ticket for her on an eastbound train. And one for himself on a southbound train.

Available at: www.amazon.com/dp/B00FL000FY


message 53: by Julie

Julie Lence BACK-TO-SCHOOL SALE

LUCK OF THE DRAW, LADY LUCK, NO LUCK AT ALL

Digital books in the Weston Family Series are now on sale for $2.49 each thru August 18th
www.amazon.com/author/julielence
Get your copy(ies) today!


message 52: by Julie

Julie Lence BACK-TO-SCHOOL SALE

ZANNA'S OUTLAW, LYDIA'S GUNSLINGER, DEBRA'S BANDIT

Digital copies are now on sale for $2.25 thru August 18th at www.amazon.com/author/julielence
Get your copy(ies) today!


message 51: by Julie

Julie Lence BACK-TO-SCHOOL SALE

LUCK OF THE DRAW, LADY LUCK, NO LUCK AT ALL

Digital copies are now on sale for $2.49 each thru August 18th at www.amazon.com/author/julielence
Get your copy(ies) today!


message 50: by Julie

Julie Lence School begins early here in Colorado--August. Each school district chooses their own start date. In honor of students returning to class, I'm having a 'Back to School' sale from August 12th--August 18th. Stay tuned for more details.


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Julie Lence Join me today at Cowboy Kisses, where I'm blogging about Lady Luck and San Francisco, circa 1860. Hope to see you there! www.cowboykisses.blogspot.com


message 48: by Julie

Julie Lence The ladies at Cowboy Kisses invited me to fill a vacancy on their blogspot. I accepted. My scheduled time to blog is the first Wednesday of each month, which is next week, July 3rd. Join me while I talk about San Francisco, circa 1860. Then stick around and catch up with the other fantastic women writing western romance. www.cowboykisses.blogspot.com


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Julie Lence Hi C.J.:
I just passed through your area twice--once on the way to NY for vacation and once on the way back home. Small world. Hope you're enjoying your summer.


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Hello Julie,
It's such a pleasure having you for a friend. I look forward to reading your work.

Thank you and best wishes to you.
Warmest regards,
CJ

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message 45: by Julie

Julie Lence The wonderful, Victoria Roder, is hosting me on her blog today. Stop by and learn about me and Zanna's Outlaw. Leave a comment and I'll get back with you!
http://victoriaroder.blogspot.com


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Julie Lence Congratulations to Vicki and Beckey. Each won a print copy of Debra's Bandit as a result in leaving a comment during my book tour with Black Lion Tours.

Congratulations to Tammy. She entered the contest Coffeetime Romance held for me in November and won a print copy of Zanna's Outlaw.


message 43: by Julie

Julie Lence Book Tour: I'm at Reviews By Molly today with Black Lion Tours and Debra's Bandit. Stop by and read Molly's 4/5 review and leave a comment to enter into the drawing to win a print copy of Debra's Bandit.
www.reviewsbymolly.com


message 42: by Julie

Julie Lence Today, I'm at Journey With Books with Black Lion Tours and Debra's Bandit. Stop by and leave a comment to be entered into the drawing to win a print copy of Debra's Bandit.
www.journeywithbooks.blogspot.com


message 41: by Julie

Julie Lence Book Tour Stop: Today, I'm at Bunnies Reviews with Black Lion Tours and Debra's Bandit. Stop by to read Bunnies '4 Carrot' review and an interview with me. Leave a comment and you'll be entered into the drawing to win a print copy of Debra's Bandit.


http://bunnysreview.com/2012/11/debra....


message 40: by Julie

Julie Lence Book Tour Stop: Today I'm at Caroline Clemmons Blog with Black Lion Tours and Debra's bandit. Stop by and read the interview I did with her. Caroline askd some good questions. Leave a comment and you could win a print copy of Debra's Bandt at the end of the tour.
www.carolineclemmons.blogspot.com


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Julie Lence Book Tour Stop: Today, I'm at Mocha's, Mysteries and More with Black Lion Tours and Debra's Bandit. Stop by and leave a comment and you could win a print copy of Debra's Bandit.
www.mochasmysteriesandmore.blogspot.com


message 38: by Julie

Julie Lence For those of you who missed the live interview I did Sunday and would like to hear, the link is posted below. This is rather lengthy. I don't come on until about 15 minutes into the show, by telephone interview. Click on the link; at the menu bar along the top click on authors, then my name and scroll down until you see the screen. This was very fun to do and I hope you enjoy and get to know more about me. Julie

http://www.blackliontours.com/#!debra...


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Julie Lence Please join me today for a 'Live' Internet interview, hosted by Black Lion Virtual Tours and A Novel Idea Live. The time is approx. 1:15 pm MST. The link is:
http://www.anovelidealive.com/live/

The video will show up with a big “play” button in the center once it’s live and it will have a red “live” button in the bottom right corner. Then listeners can enter their name into the chat box off to the right to participate if they’d like.

Hope to have the opportunity to talk with some of you. Julie


message 36: by Julie

Julie Lence Today is stop 3 on the tour with Black Lion Virtual Tours and Debra's Bandit. MK McClintock is featuring an excerpt and plenty of Q's and A's for you to get to know more about me and my writing. If you leave a comment, you'll be entered into the drawing to win a print copy of the book. Hope to see many of you there.
www.mkmcclintock.blogspot.com


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Julie Lence Thank you, Cheryl. I probably won't be too busy. Coffeetime handles the contest, from setting it up to advertising to picking the winner. I only supply the cover and the link to my site--they'll pull what they need off of there--and what the prize is. After they select the winner, they give me the info so I can mail the book.
The book tour will be fun--stopping by sites on different days. The main work is done and sent back, and I enjoy meeting new people, if only for an hour.
Hope to see you at one of the sites.

Hugs to you,
Juls


message 34: by Cheryl

Cheryl Landmark Sounds like you're going to be very busy for the month of November with the contest and book tours! Best of luck and have fun. :)


message 33: by Julie

Julie Lence Black Lion Virtual Book Tours presents Debra's Bandit.
Join me in November as I visit with numerous sites answering questions, chatting and giving a live interview. At the end of the month, 2 lucky people will each win a print copy of Debra's Bandit.
Debra's Bandit (Revolving Point, TX Series, Book 3) by Julie Lence


message 32: by Julie

Julie Lence Hi Lori:
It's good to hear from you. I'm doing well. I'm writing a short Christmas story. I hope to have it available on Kindle this December for the holiday season. I'm also doing an Internet book tour thru Black Lyon Virtual Tours. So far, it has been easy and fun; mostly answering interview questions for the sites. The tour launches in November. I'll let you know how it goes.

We've had some pretty days here in Colorado. The temps have finally cooled down from 90s and 100s. Had a cold spell this weekend and two nights of freezing temps. But the Aspens are gorgeous. I posted some pics on my Facebook page if you want to see, and one of the baby llama. He is really cute.

How are you? Are you writing? If so, what are you working on? It seems there is never enough time in the day to get everything done when it comes to writing.

I hope all is well with you and your family.

Hugs,
Juls


message 31: by Lori

Lori How are you doing?


message 30: by Julie

Julie Lence SALE—July 4th thru July 8th. In honor of our country and our quiet heroes, my western historical romances are priced at $2.00 and available at Amazon.com/author/julielence. Saddle up with the Weston brothers and their own code of justice in Coyote, Colorado. Or mosey along with Buck and Roth as they restore law and order to notorious Revolving Point, Texas.


message 29: by Julie

Julie Lence I've been M.I.A. recently. I've been working hard and finished the 1st draft for Debra's Bandit. My plan is to release it on Amazon Kindle sometime in the fall. For now, I'm looking forward to summer and playing catch up on some other things. But with hot days like the last few we've had, trying to stay focused his hard. Hope you're all well and having a great day.


message 28: by Julie

Julie Lence The Romance Studio is featuring me in an interview for the month of May. Join me on their main page as I field questions about the Revolving Point, TX series and Lydia's Gunslinger. Hope to see you there.


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Julie Lence Hi All:
So sorry I've been MIA. My son came home sick last week, and then I caught it. Just now feeling better and playing catch up. I hope you all had a wonderful Easter weekend and are enjoying some warm spring weather.


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Julie Lence Join me today at Petticoats and Pistols. I'm blogging about the research that has gone into my work. One lucky visitor will receive a download of No Luck At All. My sincere thank you to the Fillies for having me as their guest today. www.petticoatsandpistols.com


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Julie Lence The Romance Studio is featuring me in an interview this month. I'm answering questions about Zanna's Outlaw and the Revolving Point, TX series. Scroll down to about mid-way on their home page to find me. www.theromancestudio.com


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Julie Lence Author MK McClintock is interviewing me today on her blog. Stop by and learn more about the books I write and enter for a chance to win an e-copy of No Luck At All.
http://www.mkmcclintock.blogspot.com/...


message 23: by Cheryl

Cheryl Landmark I see "Lydia's Gunslinger" is now out in Kindle ebook. Congratulations and all the best with sales!


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Julie Lence Hello:
I'm guest blogging today at Jacquie Rogers blogspot. The topic is research for western romance stories. Stop by if you have a chance.
http://romancingthewest.blogspot.com/...


message 21: by Julie

Julie Lence The wonderful ladies at The Romance Studio are featuring me in an interview this month. I'm answering questions about 'No Luck At All' and how the Weston Family Series was created. Stop by and take a look. I'm on the main page. Just scroll down until you find me.
www.theromancestudio.com


message 20: by Julie

Julie Lence The fantastic ladies at Coffeetime Romance are holding a contest for me this month. The prize is a free download of 'No Luck At All'. To enter, simply click on the link below, scroll down until you find me, fill out the form and answer 3 questions. The link for the answers has been provided. Best of luck to all who enter. www.coffeetimeromance.com/ContestPage...


message 19: by Julie (last edited Jan 30, 2012 07:54AM)

Julie Lence Hello:
Jacquie Rogers is interviewing me today on her blog, Romancing The West. I'm answering questions about myself and No Luck At All. Stop by and see why Creel is perfect for Racine.
http://romancingthewest.blogspot.com/...


message 18: by Julie

Julie Lence I am pleased to announce that No Luck At All is now available in print format through Create Space. To take a peek, please visit: www.createspace.com/3724466


message 17: by Cheryl

Cheryl Landmark Julie wrote: "Cheryl wrote: "Julie wrote: "I am happy to announce that the third installment to my Weston Family Series, No Luck At All, was released by Asylett Press on June 16, 2011. To read an excerpt, please..."

Yes, now the hard work starts! :) I'm anxiously awaiting the editing process for my new book, although I'm hoping that I polished the manuscript up enough that there won't be a lot of major editing to do. *crosses fingers*


message 16: by Julie

Julie Lence Cheryl wrote: "Julie wrote: "I am happy to announce that the third installment to my Weston Family Series, No Luck At All, was released by Asylett Press on June 16, 2011. To read an excerpt, please visit www.asyl..."

Thank you, Cheryl. I'm excited, and overwhelmed tackling all the promo stuff. Hope all is well with you!


message 15: by Cheryl

Cheryl Landmark Julie wrote: "I am happy to announce that the third installment to my Weston Family Series, No Luck At All, was released by Asylett Press on June 16, 2011. To read an excerpt, please visit www.asylett.com and cl..."

Woohoo, Juls! I'm so excited for you! Congratulations on your new book.


message 14: by Julie

Julie Lence I am happy to announce that the third installment to my Weston Family Series, No Luck At All, was released by Asylett Press on June 16, 2011. To read an excerpt, please visit www.asylett.com and click ont he cover.


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Julie Lence Thank you, Cheryl


message 12: by Julie

Julie Lence Cheryl wrote: "Hey, Juls:

Best of luck with your book signing in March!"


Thank you, Cheryl.


message 11: by Cheryl

Cheryl Landmark Hey, Juls:

Best of luck with your book signing in March!


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