Contest for $50 Amazon gift card!

UPDATE:  Congrats to Julie for winning!  (Sorry about the email mixup and the post commenting mixup!). 🙂

Update:  The comment section is now working at the bottom of the post.  YAY!

Hi all!

So, we updated the website.  What do you think?  Nice, right?  :). To celebrate, I’m having a contest to give away a $50 Amazon gift card.  To enter, just comment on the blog below and tell me your best day of the summer so far.  “I saw a good movie,” is a perfectly fine response!  (We’re also checking to make sure the blog still works and goes to subscribers – LOL!). **If you are seeing this blog on GoodReads or Amazon or wherever the blog goes out, you MUST comment in the blog comment section on the Website to enter the contest.  We’ll randomly draw a name in a week (next Friday), so you have plenty of time to enter.  Once we draw a name, we’ll update the blog at the top to let you know.

Those of you still here, how about an update?  🙂

Personally, I had a ball at Comic Con in San Diego and plan to blog a bit about the adventure coming up.  The summer is winding down, the kids are about to go back to school, and we have wild fires kind of surrounding us.  We’re not in any danger (knock on wood), but there are a lot of folks who might be, so keep a good thought.  I’m just writing away and knocking down deadlines.  I’ve also taken up Mah Jongg with my mom, sisters, and friends…and yesterday the gods were not friendly to me.  Very few jokers in my hand all day!  What’s up with that?

On a professional front, a lot of going on!

Storm Gathering releases on September 19th.  It’s the fourth book in the Scorpius Syndrome series, and it has been named an Amazon pick of the month for September!  It features Greyson Storm and Maureen Shadow.  You might remember that Grey kidnapped Moe in Shadow Falling, and let’s just say she isn’t happy about it.  But he’s so sexy…

Wicked Kiss and Wicked Bite hit the USA Today Bestseller list in July and August, respectively.  Thank you so much!  I’m hoping to be able to share some news about the Dark Protector world very soon.  Stay tuned.

In the back of Wicked Bite, there’s an excerpt THE HIDDEN, which is the first book in a new series called The Requisition Force.  The new series will debut in October of 2018.  I’m really excited about it!

Twisted Truths, Book 3 in the Blood Brother series, releases on November 14th, which also happens to be my birthday.  Twisted Truths is about Denver and Noni.  Their romance has been hinted at for the last couple of books, so you might know a bit about them already.  Let’s just say their reunion is a bit explosive.  Okay.  A lot explosive.  This is the final book in the Blood Brothers/Sin Brothers books.  I really hope you enjoy it!

In other news, the Scorpius Syndrome books are now available in audio for those of you who like audio books.  They’re read by the amazing Michael Pauley, and I think he does a fantastic job.  He’s working on Storm Gathering as we speak, so that one would be ready right around release time.  Also, I hired Stella Bloom (she’s awesome and does a bunch of Kristen Ashley’s books) as the narrator for Under the Covers, Rising Assets, and Over the Top from the Maverick Montana series.  Under the Covers and Rising Assets are available now, and Over the Top is being narrated as we speak.  The first book, Against the Wall, is also available in audio.

I hope you had a wonderful summer, and thank you for being here!  Now that the website is all updated, I’m planning on blogging maybe once a week just for fun.  Good luck in the contest!

XO

 

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83 thoughts on “Contest for $50 Amazon gift card!”

  1. Cissy says:

    Comments are back!

  2. Rebecca Zanetti says:

    YAY!

  3. Mechelle says:

    I had time to read a book!!!

  4. Desiree says:

    A relaxing day with out having to do a dang thing.

  5. Sonia Forbus says:

    Best day of summer for me was after having shoulder surgery in Jan. I could finally hug my daughter,she thought I was crazy when I cried but thats how this crazy mama rolls. I devour all your books as they come out so I am looking forward to this one releasing.

  6. miki says:

    i got selected to review some books that i really wanted to read ( and they were even better than what i imagined)

  7. Denise Schenk says:

    Dereks Bentley concert

  8. Gail Siuba says:

    I think my best day of summer was finally being able to get in my pool. (I had gallbladder surgery and wasn’t able to get in until August.) It was a short visit (as it rained-LOL) but it was sweet.

  9. Stephanie H says:

    Hi Rebecca,
    Love, love, love all the new info! I can’t wait Twisted Truths! Thanks for the chance — and thanks for writing!!
    #teamZanetti

    Best,
    Stephanie
    #professionalromancefan

    1. Stephanie H says:

      Oh yes, my favorite part of the summer? My cousin’s annual pool party in New Jersey!!

      Thanks,

  10. Rosey says:

    My friends flew in to visit me and we spent a fun day together

  11. Cathy MacDonald says:

    A family reunion/pool party that was a blast. Laughter, quality visit time and great food!

  12. Debbie Steinmetz says:

    The best day of my summer was 7/8, which was my daughter’s wedding and the day I gained a son 🙂

  13. Sharon Mazur-Haritatos says:

    I was able to spend time with family and friends quite often this summer and enjoyed every minute!

  14. Mary Preston says:

    Time spent with family was lovely.

  15. Brenda Hyde says:

    We took my daughter for a college visit– 4 1/2 hrs. away. It was just the three of us, and we made it a vacation. It will always be a favorite memory of this summer, even though I wish she would have picked somewhere closer to home. She’s our youngest:(

  16. Jennifer says:

    My husband and I went to Disney World for our birthdays, just us…no kids!

  17. Valerie Spearman says:

    My best day of summer was when I went to Philadelphia and saw the fireworks.

  18. Mary Carnahan says:

    Except for a couple of hot days, summer skipped us. We’ve done absolutely bupkis so far this year. My husband’s health hasn’t been good this year. Now our daughter is talking about flights home for Christmas already. I’M NOT READY!! I knew I should have left the tree up. sigh….. My to read list is getting longer and longer. I can’t wait to read STORM GATHERING. I hope Mo kicks some ass. 😉

  19. Cheryl Wronka says:

    I had a great summer driving for first time myself to Six Flags Great America Hurricane Harbor with my kids. I have been to Great America plenty of times when way younger but never drove it.

  20. Kristie L. Koste says:

    I spent a fabulous day with my boys (husband and son) in Durango eating good food, enjoying gorgeous scenery, and checking out the fish hatchery. I’ve also read more books this summer than I have in a LONG time!! ❤️ Your work!!

  21. Karen Boyle says:

    I had a fun day at the park.

  22. Betul E. says:

    My best days of my summer were the days I was on vacation in Turkey visiting family, and meeting one of my best book buddies in real life for the first time

  23. Theresa Hurley says:

    My best day so far was my Granddaughter’s 18th Birthday Party! Held it at the lake, with swimming, boating and tubing! Great fun, good food! Lots of family and friends. Very enjoyable time!

  24. Lori H says:

    I was able to visit my daughter and 3 grandsons who live in another state. It was nice because I don’t get to see them very often 😊

  25. Laura Lovejoy-Brunk says:

    The best day of summer is also bittersweet. My youngest son is a chef and started his dream job on a cruise ship. So even though i wouldnt see him for months at a time, he was living his dream of cooking and seeing the world.

  26. Mindy Ison says:

    Spending time with my kids. My daughter just finished her first year of college so it was nice to have them both home. Upcoming day I’m so excited about – Ed Sheeran concert on September 8th!!!

  27. Julia says:

    A day spent lying in the sun peacefully with nothing on my mind and nothing on my schedule.

  28. Trudy says:

    A day home alone doing nothing. Just relaxing and binge watching tv.

  29. Rachel Leffel says:

    The best day of the summer was any day I didn’t have to work and I could spend hours doing nothing but reading. I only had a handful of those and they were wonderful!

  30. Kim DuPre says:

    Got to go to the zoo to see the new exhibit!

  31. D Roy says:

    Had my very own Storm Gathering on the Day of Eclipse: In the path of total darkness…had my glasses, but thunderstorm hit minutes before the eclipse. Missed the big show, but loved the hype!

  32. Jodie Browder says:

    My best day this summer so far was a Friday (my alternate work day OFF), I woke up at 0600 (very late considering I am at the bus stop at 0550). I made myself breakfast and read for the next three hours, took a break – had myself some lunch and read again. Went to sleep while reading. This is great because I didn’t have any appointments or other things I had to do. I have a 2 hour each way commute to work. It was a wonderful day.

  33. Stephanie says:

    My best of day of Summer was having a complete day out where I got to go and see the movie “The Big Sick.” It was a really good movie and I got to spend some time with a childhood friend I had not seen in a while.

  34. Elois Lloyd says:

    The day I realized Harvey missed us.

  35. Elois Lloyd says:

    The day I realized Harvey missed us

  36. joy f says:

    I’ve read some great books this summer!!!

  37. Jennifer Mishoe says:

    I read the Wicked series this summer. Also the Scorpius series as well. I also discovered the 1001 novellas. So much fun stuff. Looking forward to the The Hidden and new Dark Protectors. I love the difference in all your series and the different characters! Thanks for writing ! I’ll be looking for the blog too.

  38. Carmen L Terronez says:

    The best day of this summer was when my 19 year old daughter surprised me with an ultrasound picture of my soon-to-be grandbaby. My FIRST!!
    I am beyond the moon excited!!

  39. elena says:

    Looking good. My best day of summer was when I visited a Greek Island. It was just beautiful! Thank you!

  40. Renay Parker says:

    I read a great book this summer “Deadly Silence”.

  41. cheryl c. says:

    My best day was yesterday. I had my whole family plus dogs with me to cheer for our favorite college football team. Our team won! Also, we had a big send-off for my son and his wife as they move to Boston. Family get-togethers are a highlight in my life.

  42. Kay sherwood says:

    I have more than one best day. Any time family gets together it’s a great day.

  43. Candice Poppell says:

    Well Sept 9th is my bday and a 50 dollar gift card sure would make a very nice gift. Jyst saying. Hint, hint, nudge, nudge. Lmao

  44. Kimberly Wise says:

    My best day was seeing my sister after a year in Michigan (from NC). We had a great 2 weeks with a lot of adventures but seeing her was the best part!

  45. Jennifer Artiles says:

    The beach was gorgeous!!

  46. Renee B says:

    The best day of the summer for me was Saturday. My whole family and I went to Golden Coral Buffet to celebrate my birthday. I had never been there and wanted to try it. There were 15 of us and it was great.

  47. Mary Cockrum says:

    The day I realized the dear friends I have in my life!

  48. Jennifer says:

    Best day this summer…was when I finished all the work for my Master’s degree!!!

    Thanks for all the great reads.

  49. Tina B says:

    I spent time with my family and my middle son graduated high school!!
    Good luck on the upcoming releases!!
    Our youngest went back to school already. They start early in FL. 🙂

  50. Tracey Abernethy says:

    Best day was a concert at Jones Beach with my husband. We saw Chicago and Doobie Brothers. Beautiful night on the ocean, good music and great company.

  51. Lucy Vigo says:

    Had a great family reunion!!!

  52. Yonnetta Free says:

    The best summer day was a day we all stayed in our jammies and watched movies with popcorn and snowballs.

  53. Sabrina Pearson says:

    I walked 5 miles just because. LOL

  54. Ariana says:

    Hmm best day of summer so far for me was probably when my parents, sister, and I spent the entire day at the pool after a good BBQ 🙂 We don’t always have time to meet up, so that was kinda cool.

  55. Sophie says:

    My best day of summer was the time when I started reading sin brother series. Cheeky but the truth

  56. Sophie says:

    My best day of summer was the time when I started reading sin brother series. Cheeky but the truth.

  57. Sandra says:

    It’s been a rough summer with my Dad being diagnosed with cancer. Lots of traveling attempting to decide what to do. I will say my best day was when final decision was made and treatment was then scheduled.

  58. Diane Sallans says:

    I’m at the beach with family right now! Long drive from home, but can’t beat a SC beach!

  59. Jeanette B says:

    I took my niece and nephew to an outdoor movie in the park. So fun!

  60. I had to work through out this summer , but the best day of this summer will have to be the Last Saturday of Summer me and a colleague of mine went to a Book Fair. Not only bought a ton of books for my personal library but got to meet a lot of introverts who were tonally in their element, just like me coming out of their shells. NO having fun sorting, labeling ad embossing the book i bought. 🙂

  61. gamistress66 says:

    warm (not hot & muggy) day w/ a nice breeze & sunshine spent relaxing outside on the lounger with a good book and nothing else to do or worry about, just reading, relaxing and enjoying the sounds of the birds, squirrels and breeze with the occasional neighbor kid or dog playing.

  62. Shari Alexander says:

    Working from home — my job changed so I was able to do everything from home, spend more time with my kids and do fun things with them! My oldest is a senior this year so it was great timing!

  63. Shannon VanSach says:

    The best day of my summer was picking my daughter up from her first long camp (10 days!). They were not permitted technology at camp, so the only communication available was old-fashioned letters. It was painful for me…she clearly didn’t have time to write every day and I missed hearing about her every moment and worried CONSTANTLY. Picking her up was both a relief and a wonderful reminder of how much she really does love me and missed me:-)

  64. Barb says:

    Best day this summer was in July when my I took part in my (much awaited) grandson’s birth and then getting my chance to hold him, after mom and dad, of course.

  65. Carla VanZandt says:

    My daughter and I spent a day together at the beach prior to her having surgery that was going to keep her inside for the foreseeable future and me taking care of her until she was back on her feet again. It was such a sweet special day. We talked about everything and anything and sometimes nothing at all. It was absolutely beautiful and I am blessed to have her as my daughter and more so to have her as my friend.

    1. Carla K. VanZandt says:

      Well dang. I should’ve just been patient.

      1. Rebecca Zanetti says:

        Nah – that’s my fault. I usually post a note in the blog that if it’s the first time somebody has commented on the blog, the comment has to be approved, and sometimes it takes a little time. I forgot to post that. 🙂

  66. Carla K. VanZandt says:

    Sorry if this is a repeat. It keeps saying it is, but it’s not posting. So I’m adding to it to see if I can trick it.

    My daughter and I spent a day together at the beach prior to her having surgery that was going to keep her inside for the foreseeable future and me taking care of her until she was back on her feet again. It was such a sweet special day. We talked about everything and anything and sometimes nothing at all. It was absolutely beautiful and I am blessed to have her as my daughter and more so to have her as my friend.

  67. Chelsea B. says:

    I read so many great books! 20, just last month <3

  68. My favorite day every summer is the first day of summer – the day after the final teacher/staff workday of public schools. It peaceful knowing we are getting a most welcome break!

  69. Patrice Brown says:

    My best moment this summer was meeting the daughter that I put up for adoption in my teens. We had talked a few times but we finally met. It was so easy to be with her and it was like we had always known each other. She has a son and he is my only grandchild. He is such a nice boy. I am so glad to finally get to know them both.

  70. Lyssa Griffith says:

    Best day was having nothing to do! Which meant I got some quality book time and had a family picnic in the living room floor while watching movies with my kids!

  71. Cassidy says:

    So excited for storming gathering and twisted truths to be released!

  72. Shannon Cooper says:

    Best day of the Summer was celebrating my birthday with an afternoon at the beach with my husband and kids.

  73. Samantha says:

    My best day this summer was the day I had my third little guy. I’m thoroughly outnumbered around here, but I wouldn’t trade my boys for anything!

  74. Shannon Ferguson says:

    Hi Rebecca!
    My best day this summer was my son’s birthday. He turned 12.

  75. janisf2 says:

    I love the updates to your website!

    Hanging out with my kids always makes the Summer amazing. But my favorite was our vacation in Maine. We go every year and it’s always a relaxing but crazy week.

  76. Alexisa N says:

    My best day of summer so far was moving my daughter into her dorm. She a freshman I’m so proud of her.

  77. Colleen McKnight says:

    Coming home! I was gone for work. They sent me to beautiful St George Utah. It was a wonderful trip but coming home and seeing my kids, grandkids and my nieces and nephew! There is nothing like being home with your family.

  78. Brandy Bowers says:

    Slept in on one day! Rare occasion for me!

  79. Barbi says:

    My best day this summer was when my grandson was born; my daughter and her husband asked me to be there and help with the birth.

    * I thought I already submitted this but didn’t see it on here.

  80. Julie Nix says:

    I left a comment before but it’s not showing up. My best day was one relaxing all day at the beach!