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New Release, Contests, More

Posted by Nancy J. Cohen on April 4, 2014

April is a super busy month for me, so I won’t be able to write many regular blog posts. It’s my release month for Hanging By A Hair (April 18). As a result, I have a blog tour, online launch party, various appearances, contests, and all this while doing a final reading of Peril by Ponytail before turning it in to my editor. At the end of this month, I leave for the Malice Domestic conference in Maryland. So please bear with me during all these announcements and SAVE THESE DATES!

Blog Hop

April 15, Tuesday, Blog Hop sponsored by Florida Chapter of MWA. You can start with my topic, “Characters Too Weird To Be True” and follow along from there. Enter to win a Kindle Paperwhite and other prizes! So come back here on April 15 for this special event. http://nancyjcohen.wordpress.com

Online Launch Party

April 18, Friday, Online Launch Party 10:00 am – 8:00 pm with Nancy J. Cohen and Maggie Toussaint. Giveaways all day! Join now: https://www.facebook.com/NewReleaseParty

Personal Appearance

April 19, Saturday, 11:30 am, “Writing the Cozy Mystery” including 4 Giant Steps to Self-Publishing with Nancy J. Cohen, Florida Chapter of Mystery Writers of America, Doubletree by Hilton, 100 Fairway Drive, Deerfield Beach, 33441. Reservations Required, http://mwaflorida.org/

Blog Tour

April 18-May 20, Go here to get my complete schedule: http://nancyjcohen.com/appearances

Contests

Fresh Fiction Contest April 1-30

Enter to win a Hanging By A Hair T-shirt & door hanger, plus a signed print copy of Shear Murder at http://freshfiction.com/contest.php?id=6389

Booklover’s Bench Contest April 4-18

Booklover’s Bench, April 4-18, Win a $25 gift card or 1/6 books, including an ebook copy of Writing the Cozy Mystery, http://bookloversbench.com/contest/

Blog Hop

Enter to win a Kindle Paperwhite April 15-22 in FMWA’s first Blog Hop. Begin here on April 15: http://nancyjcohen.wordpress.com

Media Coverage

Fabulous Florida Writers: http://www.fabulousfloridawriters.blogspot.com/2014/04/nancy-cohen-hair-raising-whodunits.html
Interview in The Big Thrill: http://www.thebigthrill.org/2014/03/hanging-by-a-hair-by-nancy-j-cohen/

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Have a Great Day!

 

 

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Valentine’s Day Contests

Posted by Nancy J. Cohen on February 14, 2014

Valentine's Day Contest

Take advantage of these three chances to win a signed ARC of Hanging By A Hair, #11 in the Bad Hair Day Mysteries!

Valentine’s Day Contest
Enter Feb. 10-24 to win a signed ARC for Hanging By A Hair, a door hanger, and a $10 Starbucks gift card: http://nancyjcohen.com/fun-stuff/contest/

LibraryThing Giveaway
Enter Feb. 7-21 to win 4 signed ARCs Hanging By A Hair. http://www.librarything.com/er/giveaway/list

Booklovers Bench, Feb 4-18: Enter our anniversary contest Feb. 4-18 to win a Kindle Paperwhite or 1/8 free books: http://bit.ly/13qZ4oF including a signed ARC for Hanging By A Hair.

And if you haven’t read my latest blog post on “Story Magic” over at The Kill Zone, take a look now: http://killzoneauthors.blogspot.com/2014/02/story-logic.html#.Uv4g7omYYdU

Have a sweet day!

 

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Summer Beach Read Contest

Posted by Nancy J. Cohen on August 1, 2013

Summer Beach Read Contest

August 1-23, 2013

Enter to win a signed print copy of Moonlight Rhapsody trade edition, one of my earlier futuristic romances, and a $10 Starbucks gift card. Sip your coffee and settle down with a fast-paced romantic scifi adventure. International winner will receive the equivalent ebook.

 Moonlight Rhapsody by Nancy J. Cohen   Starbucks Card

Two runners-up will win either a gemstone necklace from Effy or a charm bracelet from Diamonds International. U.S. entries only qualify for this prize due to postage restraints.

 Effy Necklace   Charm Bracelet

To Enter, go to http://nancyjcohen.com/fun-stuff/contest/  or enter below.

a Rafflecopter giveaway

 

To become eligible for Bonus Newsletter Subscriber Prizes, sign up for my newsletter on my Website now. Look in the left sidebar. Notify me that you have joined and I’ll send you a copy of my latest issue with contest links.

As a subscriber, you can win the following ebook titles from members of Booklover’s Bench:

Nancy J. Cohen, Perish by Pedicure
Karla Darcy, The Virtuous Ward
Linda Hubalek, Butter in the Well
Terry Odell, Finding Sarah
Joanna Campbell Slan, Death of a Dowager
Maggie Toussaint, Muddy Waters
Carol White, Hidden Choices

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Goodreads Giveaway

Posted by Nancy J. Cohen on April 17, 2013

Enter to win a signed print copy of Warrior Rogue (The Drift Lords Series #2). Contest runs April 17 – May 2.

“There is never a dull moment in this action-packed sci-fi fantasy. With a liberal dose of steamy romance thrown in, this tale is sure to keep you engrossed to the very end…With well-developed characters and a quick-moving plot, you will have no trouble abandoning your own life for a while as you experience life in the fast track with Jen and Paz. You’re in for a wild ride.”

Goodreads Book Giveaway

Warrior Rogue by Nancy J. Cohen

Warrior Rogue

by Nancy J. Cohen

Giveaway ends May 02, 2013.

See the giveaway details
at Goodreads.

Enter to win

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Booklover’s Bench March Contest

Posted by Nancy J. Cohen on March 5, 2013

Once again at Booklover’s Bench, I’ve joined with a group of four other authors to offer readers a chance to win exciting prizes. This month you can enter to win a $50 gift card to Amazon or Barnes and Noble.

Amazon$50     B&N$50

One lucky runner-up will win ebooks from all five of us. So you have two chances to hit gold! Contest runs from March 4-17. So click on the picture below or go here to enter now: http://bookloversbench.com/category/featured/

Booklover's Bench

**Please note that by entering the contest, you are giving the authors permission for your name to be entered on their email newsletter lists. You will be able to unsubscribe later should you wish to do so.

What kind of prizes would you like us to offer in the future? And what other fun stuff would you like to see on this site?

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Last Day Free Kindle Book

Posted by Nancy J. Cohen on February 17, 2013

Warrior RogueToday is the LAST DAY–FREE on Kindle: Warrior Rogue (The Drift Lords Series) by Nancy J. Cohen will sweep you away on a thrill-packed ride with legendary villains, Norse myths, and ancient prophesies. Download it now: http://www.amazon.com/Warrior-Rogue-Drift-Series-ebook/dp/B00AU62NQS/ Please Like the page and share the link with your friends.

Last Day to enter Nancy’s Valentine’s Day Contest for a free ebook of Warrior Prince and a $10 Amazon gift card. Go to https://www.facebook.com/pages/Nancy-J-Cohen/112101588804907  and Click on the Contest tab button.

Valentine's Day Contest

 

Congratulations to DAVID ENGLISH who won the Booklover’s Bench  launch contest. David won a Nook Simple Touch and 5 ebooks to put on it. Watch our site for a new contest coming in March!

And for one more chance to win, Enter for a Book Basket with books from 12 Florida Romance Writers authors at http://www.booktalk.com/contest/

Readers–What kind of prizes do you like to win?

 

 

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Booklover’s Bench

Posted by Nancy J. Cohen on February 7, 2013

I am excited to announce that I’ve joined with a group of other writers, and we’ve started a new website for readers called Booklover’s Bench. We’ll be holding contests and giveaways so we hope you’ll visit often.

Booklover's Bench

Our first contest runs from Feb. 7-14. Enter now to win a Nook Simple Touch and an ebook from each of our authors!

Please bookmark our site while you are there so you can return and celebrate with us our love for books. We’ll be having more opportunities for you to win exciting prizes.

Participating authors include Terry Ambrose, Nancy J. Cohen, Karla Darcy, Terry Odell, and Maggie Toussaint.

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Cyber Spooktacular Celebration

Posted by Nancy J. Cohen on October 28, 2012

Join the authors of Florida Romance Writers for a Bootastic Online Halloween Celebration. You don’t even need to dress up. From Oct. 28 – 31 visit authors’ Websites & Facebook pages to collect your Witches Brew Ingredients and win great prizes!

Participating authors: Heidi Lynn Anderson, Nancy Cohen, Linda Conrad, Shelley Freydont, Joan Johnston, Karen Kendall, Marcia King-Gamble, Sandra Madden, Aleka Nakis, Kathleen Pickering, Mona Risk, Carol Stephenson, Cynthia Thomason & Bonnie Vanak.

For complete details and to enter, visit http://www.booktalk.com/Halloween

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What’s New?

Posted by Nancy J. Cohen on October 4, 2012

Warrior Prince is running for paranormal Book of the Month Club selection from now until October 15. Please go to http://www.ibookbuzz.com/Vote-for-Next-Book.html and vote for #1 Warrior Prince. I need your help as this contest is close, so please vote!

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All commenters on my BLOG TOUR will be entered into a drawing for aWarrior Prince T-shirt and magnet and a pdf copy of Warrior Prince. Winner will be announced on Halloween. Here are my online appearances for this week and next:

Oct. 3, Wednesday, Smart Girls Love Sci Fi, http://smartgirlsscifi.wordpress.com/2012/10/03/what-are-vile-vortices-with-nancy-j-cohen/#respond , What are Vile Vortices?

Oct. 4, Thursday, My World of Dreams, http://jhthomas.blogspot.com/2012/10/the-writers-view-nancy-j-cohen.html, My Home Workspace

Oct. 5, Friday, Long and Short Reviews, Author Profile, http://longandshortarchives.blogspot.com/2012/10/interview-nancy-cohen.html

Oct. 8, Monday, Star Crossed Romance, http://www.star-crossedromance.blogspot.com/, Myth and Magic

Oct. 11, Thursday, The Galaxy Express, http://www.thegalaxyexpress.net, Author Interview

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More Chances to Win

Goodreads Giveaway: Enter to win a signed print copy of Warrior Prince, http://www.goodreads.com/giveaway/show/34401-warrior-prince
Contest closes October 28.

Night Owl Halloween Scavenger Hunt: Sept. 1-Oct. 31. Enter to win my prize of a $15 gift card to The Wild Rose Press. Multiple authors, multiple prizes! http://bit.ly/PXn9MQ

The Romance Reviews Year-End Splash Party, Nov. 15-Dec. 15. Enter to win my prize of an ebook copy of Warrior Prince. Multiple Authors, Multiple Prizes. http://www.theromancereviews.com/event.php

Reader Reviews: I can use customer reviews of Warrior Prince at Amazon, Goodreads, & Barnes and Noble, so the first 15 readers to post an online review on any of these sites and who send me the link, will be entered into a drawing for a handmade Troll from http://www.trollsofnorway.com/ and a signed first edition print copy of Moonlight Rhapsody. Email your link to contest@nancyjcohen.com and put REVIEW in the subject line. Drawing will take place when all 15 reviews appear. International winners will receive an ebook only.

Check out my Contest page for more opportunities to win and my Appearances page for event updates.

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July Contest

Posted by Nancy J. Cohen on July 10, 2012

JULY AUTHOR CONTEST: Win a free book!

Find the answer to this question on my website: “Where did Marla Shore discover the body in Shear Murder, and what was the victim’s relation to the bride?”

Prize: Mystery gift box including a signed ARC of Shear Murder    

Contest begins on July 3, 2012 and ends on midnight, July 24, 2012. Drawing will be held using Random.Org. Winner will be announced on Nancy’s blog and website the next day.

Rules

To enter the drawing, send an email to contest@nancyjcohen.com

In the Subject line, put Contest

In the Body of the message, put your first and last name and email address along with the answer to the question.

*One entry per person, please! U.S. Residents only due to postage constraints.

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No purchase is necessary. By your entry, you certify that you are at least 18 years of age and agree to the conditions of this contest. You will hold the Author harmless for any misdirected emails and release her from any liability claim that may arise from your entry. By this entry, you give permission for your name to be added to the author’s email newsletter list.

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