Archive | December 2013

It’s release day! I’m at Anne’s blog to celebrate!

Memory’s Prisoner – NOW ON SALE!

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The big day is finally here! After months and months (and months) of waiting, my newest eBook has finally been released. Woot! I feel like a proud parent letting their child loose into the world. 🙂

To celebrate the release, I’m being featured at Anne Barwell’s blog today HERE. Stop on by to read what I have to say about writing hurt/comfort, then leave me a comment to my post here for a chance to win a FREE COPY of Memory’s Prisoner. Contest ends on December 10th. I’ll announce the winner on December 11th.

Thanks again for all your support, guys, I really appreciate it.

If you’d like to purchase Memory’s Prisoner, here’s the link. It would be the best Christmas gift you could give me!

BUY LINK: http://www.dreamspinnerpress.com/store/product_info.php?products_id=4414&cPath=55_994

Another 4-star advance review for Memory’s Prisoner!

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I’m thrilled with the review I just received by Lasha at Jessewave Reviews.  I was impressed by how in-depth it was and was also pleased that she commented on the police research I did. Check it out!

Title: Memory’s Prisoner

Author: Jamie Lynn Miller

Cover Artist: LC Chase

Publisher: Dreamspinner Press

Genre: Contemporary M/M

Length: 134 pages

Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

A guest review by Lasha

Summary Review: A great hurt-comfort amnesia story that hit all my cop-loving kinks.

 
THE BLURB
Detectives Mitchell Reid and Joseph Valentino of the Chicago Police Department have finally moved from friends to lovers, partners on the job and off. Then an escaped bank robber with a thirst for vengeance shatters their world. The police tactical raid to recapture the convict goes horribly wrong, leaving Mitch severely wounded and Joey with a devastating head injury. They both survive, but Joey’s long-term coma and memory loss will change their lives—and love—forever.

 
THE REVIEW
I’ve enjoyed Jamie Lynn Miller’s last three books, which had some sort of first responders in them; so I was excited to learn she had a new novel coming out from Dreamspinner Press. Memory’s Prisoner also features one of my all-time favorite tropes: amnesia! Add in two cops, who’ve gone from friends to lovers, a psycho bad guy and some awesome hurt-comfort aspects and this book hit all the right spots for me.

 
Mitchell Reid and Joseph Valentino have been police partners for a number of years, but in the last couple of weeks crossed over that line to more than friends when tragedy strikes: Joe is injured on the job, falls into a coma and Mitch is left to struggle alone without his friend/lover. Now if Joe stayed in the coma, this wouldn’t be a romance novel, so Joe does eventually wake up, but he has no memories that Mitch and he were lovers. Cue the hurt/comfort and angst up a notch and you get what Jamie Lynn Miller does best: describe two men finding their way back to each other.

 
What I absolutely adored about this book was the accurate description of the police. Ms. Miller did her research and it shows. Joe and Mitch are perfect examples of dedicated cops and the relationships they have within the department with the secondary characters highlight the camaraderie that cops share. Plus, Joe and Mitch’s friendship is evident throughout the book, so the jump from friends to lovers and back again is seemless. By the end you are rooting for Joe to remember how much he loved Mitch.

 
The only niggle I had was the bad guy. He featured quite heavily in the beginning of the book, his actions result in Joe’s injuries, but I didn’t think there was enough backstory on him to give him the extra voltage to truly be a “villain.” Other than that, I enjoyed Memory’s Prisoner and recommend it for all the hurt-comfort-amnesia loving junkies like myself!

 
Book will be released December 4, 2013.
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If you’d like to check out Memory’s Prisoner for yourself, head on over to Dreamspinner Press: http://www.dreamspinnerpress.com/store/product_info.php?products_id=4414&cPath=55_994

My first advance review of Memory’s Prisoner

Many thanks to Lorraine Reguly for her 4-star advance review of Memory’s Prisoner at Goodreads!

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Although Memory’s Prisoner falls under the genre of male erotic romance, the story the author tells is one of perseverance. When an unfortunate incident renders both of the main characters helpless and in the hospital (one in a coma), the plot thickens, and this tale takes on an air of suspense. It is interesting to see how the lives (and health) of the characters are changed forever. Without giving away the ending, I will say that I think that this book is one that may earmark a new future for the writer.

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Thanks, as always, for the support, Lorraine! So happy you enjoyed it. 🙂

If you’d like to check out Memory’s Prisoner for yourself, head on over to Dreamspinner Press: http://www.dreamspinnerpress.com/store/product_info.php?products_id=4414&cPath=55_994