Lauren Stewart

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Lauren Stewart lives in Northern California with two teenagers, a cat named Luna Lovegood, and a very hairy, drooly old man who loves belly rubs. Lauren reads almost every genre so naturally, her writing reflects that. In all her novels, you'll find elements of other genres--fantasy, mystery, romance, paranormal, suspense, all with a touch of humor.

Because what doesn't kill us should make us laugh.

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FULL LIST OF BOOKS:

Once and Forever
Darker Water
Virtually Impossible
Deeper Water
Immaterial Defense

Hyde
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Jekyll
Strange Case

She's Everyth
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Lauren Stewart Thanks so much, Tina! I know it's taking me forever, so thank you and everybody else for your incredible patience. <3

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Thanks so much, Tina! I know it's taking me forever, so thank you and everybody else for your incredible patience. <3

Deeper Water (Laney & Carson's novella), A Serious F*cking Miracle (the working title of Anna's story), and Immaterial Defense are at different stages of editing right now (one's an early draft, another is mid-edit and one is getting a final look-over before I send it to my proofreader). My goal (fingers crossed) is to have ALL THREE of them out by the end of the year (or maybe Jan). Deeper Water will be first - in just over a month (agh!!!)

So thanks for your patience and support. Keep an eye out here or via my newsletter for more detailed news.

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HAPPY RELEASE DAY, IMMATERIAL DEFENSE!

September 25th

 


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Once upon a time…


there was a woman whose life had been blessed from the moment of her birth. She wore beautiful gowns and went to fancy balls and danced with handsome princes.


And hated every second of it.


For though none but the woman knew it, these things of beauty

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message 25: by Lauren

Lauren Stewart Hey, all! Happy holidays!

***FREE BOOK***

For the next few days, No Experience Required will be FREE on amazon. If you enjoy chick lit, humor, and mystery, hurry and go grab a copy. http://amzn.com/B00AR3GK0Y

No Experience Required (Summer Rains, #1) by Lauren Stewart


message 24: by Sasha

Sasha Holden Hi Lauren

Great to connect...look forward to reding yr work..its up my ally!

Sasha Holden Sarah: Malcolm's Prize


message 23: by Lauren

Lauren Stewart Two of my covers are competing in the JABBIC Readers' Choice Cover Contest. Help me show Amanda at Pixel Mischief Design how much I appreciate her talent and patience!

Just visit https://jabbic.hbarwa.com/rc/index.php to vote for "Unseen" (fantasy category) and "Darker Water" (sexiest cover category). The contest ends tonight so get your vote in right now!


message 22: by Lauren

Lauren Stewart Pippa wrote: "Hello Lauren,
It's fabulous to be able to connect with fellow authors on GoodReads. I look forward to chatting with you. I see we share a love of all things UF & PNR ;)"


Ditto. :)


message 21: by Pippa

Pippa DaCosta Hello Lauren,
It's fabulous to be able to connect with fellow authors on GoodReads. I look forward to chatting with you. I see we share a love of all things UF & PNR ;)


message 20: by Lauren

Lauren Stewart Jennifer wrote: "Thanks for accepting my friend request. Hyde was a book of the month suggestion for May 2013 from the goodreads group: Shut Up And Read. I'm so glad I followed the suggestion. It was great; keep wr..."

Thanks so much, Jennifer. I'm glad you followed the suggestion as well. ;) And hope you enjoy Jekyll.


Jennifer Thanks for accepting my friend request. Hyde was a book of the month suggestion for May 2013 from the goodreads group: Shut Up And Read. I'm so glad I followed the suggestion. It was great; keep writing!! Looking forward to reading Jekyll and then the third installment later on.


message 18: by Lauren

Lauren Stewart Sarah (Sare) wrote: "Just finished your Hyde Series in a Buddy read and all of us must know when can we expect book 3? Since none of our questions have been answered we are dying!! Perhaps you would be up for a Q&A wit..."

Hi! Book III will be out this summer. I would love to do a Q&A, but can't give away any spoilers. :) PM me and let me know what I need to do.

Btw, thanks!


message 17: by Sarah

Sarah Just finished your Hyde Series in a Buddy read and all of us must know when can we expect book 3? Since none of our questions have been answered we are dying!! Perhaps you would be up for a Q&A with some of us!


message 16: by Lauren

Lauren Stewart Sangria wrote: "Thanks for your friendship, Lauren!
I just found this, read the story summary, and had to grab it. Everything else can wait!"


Thanks, Sangria! I hope you enjoy it. And thanks for having that username. Because it makes everyone smile and think of good times. ;) Yum.


message 15: by Lauren

Lauren Stewart Ivy wrote: "Lauren what's the name of the third in the series of Hyde, and the Urban Fantasy?
Addicted!❤"


Yay! Thanks. That's the best kind of addiction. ;) Tentative title for book three is 'Strange Case'. Have you heard Halestorm's song "Here's to Us"? I LOVE that their album is called 'The Strange Case of...'


message 14: by Ivy

Ivy Lauren what's the name of the third in the series of Hyde, and the Urban Fantasy?
Addicted!❤


message 13: by Lauren

Lauren Stewart Diane wrote: "Yay! We're friends!! Thanks again :). Am reading JEKYLL now. Heart is racing!!"

LOL! Of course we're friends, but now it's official! :)

I hope you enjoy Jekyll!


message 12: by Diane

Diane Yay! We're friends!! Thanks again :). Am reading JEKYLL now. Heart is racing!!


message 11: by Lauren

Lauren Stewart A great pimp is really hard to find, so I feel very fortunate. I'll be over here on the street corner, showing off my...wares. ;)


message 10: by Lauren

Lauren Stewart Lisa wrote: "Just wanted to let you know I finished Hyde and absolutely loved it! Amazingness!!!!!!! Is it too soon to ask for book 2. PLEASE!!!!"

Yay! Thanks, Lisa. I'm really glad you enjoyed it. But sadly yes, it's too early to ask for book two. Ha. I'm working as fast as I can, but want it to be the best it can be before releasing it. I hope you understand.

As time gets closer, I'll be posting updates and teasers on facebook, so feel free to friend me. Until then, also feel free to tell all your friends and neighbors about the book. Heehee

Thanks again,

Lauren


Lauren Stewart Fathima wrote: "Hey Lauren , thank you so much for adding me up to your friend list !! Just read Hyde , and I have to say , you are freaking amazing !!! Love love loved that book ! =D"

I'm so glad you enjoyed it, Fathima! I'm still smiling from your review! It was fantastic. Thanks so much,

Lauren


Fathima Hey Lauren , thank you so much for adding me up to your friend list !! Just read Hyde , and I have to say , you are freaking amazing !!! Love love loved that book ! =D


Lauren Stewart I'll be visiting another blog tomorrow, and you know how dangerous that can be.

Come and check out my post on bad boys and enter a giveaway tomorrow on http://twofantasyfloozies.blogspot.com!

See you there!


message 6: by Lauren (last edited Jul 05, 2012 09:55AM)

Lauren Stewart Alicia wrote: "You're pretty. :)"

LOL. Golly, thanks. If I told you this was the best photo of me ever taken, and I'm actually 102 years old, would it disappoint you? ;)


Lauren Stewart The reason I haven't put up a photo before is because I believe myself to be the world's most unphotogenic person. Any picture I put up, I'd hate. And then I would avoid coming to this site entirely. And that would just suck. Someday I shall find a photographer who knows photoshop well enough to make me look human.

I decided to post a picture so that people will know I do indeed have a face. This pic is a few years old (no, not twenty years old-thanks a lot though). See how happy I am in it? Wanna know why? My third pina colada is just out of frame.

Since I will be attending the RWA convention in a few weeks, I thought it was important for people to know what I look like...before they start laughing. Please feel free to say hi if you see me getting yet another cup of coffee, grocery shopping in my sweats, or yelling at my incredibly angelic children. :)


Lauren Stewart Alicia wrote: "So . . . when is Hyde coming out?"

Hi! I have a few folks reading it now. When they tell me how awesome it is (and they will. Oh yes, they will. Even if I have to threaten their families to get them to say it), it will be proofread. So I am very comfortable saying that the release date is...

Sometime.

Ha. Mid-July would be ideal.

How is yours going?


message 3: by Laura

Laura Kreitzer Hi! I do remember you, Lauren! :D So glad you found me on Goodreads.


Lauren Stewart Urban wrote: "Hey I'm going to email you my book cover to see what you think. I got your email address from your blog... i think. lol!"

Awesome! I can't wait. My writing email is: ReadLaurens@gmail.com, just in case. When did you get it, by whom, and how much do you love it? :)


Sarah ♥ dog crazy ♥ Amen! Hahaha! Thanks for adding me! :-)


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