Monday, September 28, 2015

On Monday, September 28, 2015 by Adria in

Get to know the writing of VMP authors with these great FREE books! Available for download on Amazon now. If you enjoy the books, please consider leaving review and recommending the books to the readers in your life!

by Katie Rose Guest Pryal

One hot North Carolina summer, Daphne Saito and her boyfriend, Sutton James, encounter awkward physics geek Greta Donovan, a fellow college student at elite Cameron University. But while Daphne sees that Greta is someone worth befriending, Sutton’s motives are far from pure.

A retelling of Shaw’s classic Pygmalion, and filled with unexpected heroism, Love and Entropy reveals what can happen when we let our vision of what others should be cloud our vision of who they are.

Love and Entropy is a prequel to the novel Entanglement, which picks up the story of Daphne and Greta in LA.

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By Aimee Horton

“Cooking for nineteen people will be a cinch!” Ever-optimistic Dottie Harris is preparing for the biggest and best Christmas celebration ever, and nothing—not even unexpected guests or running out of gin—will get her down. 

But as always, things don't run smoothly for Dottie, and it's not long before her two energetic children, hapless husband and a nasty stomach bug wreak havoc on her carefully planned spreadsheets. 

Can Dottie throw the perfect family Christmas (without so much as a swig of gin to help her through) or will preparing for the festivities get the best of her? One thing's for sure: This will be a Christmas to remember! 

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By Vicki Lesage

#1 Amazon Best Selling Author 

From champagne bottles to baby bottles, this memoirette offers a humorous look at an American mom's decade in Paris. 

Party girl Vicki moved to the City of Light hoping to drink her fill of wine and fall in love. She accomplished her goal, but not without bumps along the way: romantic encounters gone awry, absurd French bureaucracy threatening her sanity, and two adorable yet energetic kids keeping her on her toes. This memoirette takes you on a journey of the ups and downs of Vicki's life abroad. 

You'll laugh, you'll cry, you'll want to open another bottle of wine. 

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By Adria J. Cimino

A prequel to Amazon Best Selling Novel Paris, Rue des Martyrs 

Before the lives of four strangers collided in Paris, there was one young man. 

Before Paris, a prequel to novel Paris, Rue des Martyrs, tells the story of how Rafael, son of an emerald broker in Colombia, found his way to the City of Light. One fateful and dangerous night in emerald territory, he learns his father was carrying a secret. And the key to unlock it can only be found in Paris. 

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Wednesday, September 23, 2015

On Wednesday, September 23, 2015 by Adria in

It’s cover reveal time! And here is the cover for our upcoming Chick Lit book FROSTED COWBOY by Charlene Ross… Stroll on over to Traveling With T for the official cover reveal with an excerpt from the novel! 

“Frosted Cowboy is a smart, sassy, hilarious debut novel, and Charlene Ross is a writer to watch!”—Claire Cook, New York Times bestselling author of Must Love Dogs

Laney Delaney was living the dream. She had a fabulous fiancé and a career as a couture wedding dress designer. But after catching her (not-so-fabulous) fiancé cheating and being accused of upstaging one of her brides at a wedding, Laney finds herself with no boyfriend, no job and no plan.

After some serious soul searching, Laney is determined to start over. She embarks on a design career that takes her from a Rodeo Drive boutique to a flea market stall, but it’s worth it—even if it means she has to suck up to her childhood nemesis for help.

At the same time, three very different men vie for her attention: a masseuse/screenwriter with an unfortunate reputation, a stable fireman who just doesn’t spark a romantic flame, and the fireman’s ridiculously hot co-worker whose illicit under-the-mistletoe kiss still burns Laney’s lips.

Professionally and romantically, Laney is on the verge of reinventing her life and finding her true passion—but can she learn to trust again and believe in herself?

FROSTED COWBOY, set for release in February 2016

Monday, September 21, 2015

On Monday, September 21, 2015 by Adria in

Fall is in the air… just the right time to settle down with a good book! At Velvet Morning Press, we’re preparing enough new titles to keep you reading through spring. Here’s a sneak peek at our upcoming titles!

Frosted Cowboy by Charlene Ross (Chick Lit)

Laney Delaney was living the dream. She had a fabulous fiancé and a career as a couture wedding dress designer. But after catching her (not-so-fabulous) fiancé cheating and being accused of upstaging one of her brides at a wedding, Laney finds herself with no boyfriend, no job and no plan. After some serious soul searching and a few intriguing encounters, Laney is determined to start over. But can she learn to trust again and believe in herself?

Bayou My Love by Lauren Faulkenberry (Women’s Fiction)

Thirty-year-old Enza Parker is struggling to change the trajectory of her life. To prove to her overbearing father she can flip a house on her own, she takes on a project much too ambitious for her––and it puts her in the path of the most alluring man she’s ever met. Set in Louisiana’s romantic Bayou Sabine, Bayou My Love is a story of passion, family and finding oneself. (Part I in a series)

Mothers Ruined by Aimee Horton (Mom Lit/Humor)

Survival of the Ginnest’s Dottie Harris is back with more hilarious adventures—this time in a full-length novel. Dottie, her husband and two toddlers move to a new neighborhood just as baby-on-the-way arrives. As Dottie juggles her newly expanded family and an endless list of daily tasks, her only desire is to make friends with the coffee clique across the street. But the road to friendship proves to be bumpy, filled with mishaps, secrets and plenty of gin!

Letters for Scarlet by Julie Gardner (Women’s Fiction)

Corie Harper is twenty-eight years old when she is first visited by a ghost—in the form of a graduation letter she forgot she wrote. Although she spent a decade burying that desperate girl and her regrets, each page resurrects the past, dragging Corie back to a time when all she craved was Scarlet Hinden’s friendship and Tuck Slater’s heart. But she couldn’t keep them both and keep her word. Letters for Scarlet traces one friendship from deep roots to branches torn by broken promises and loss.

A Perfumer's Secret by Adria J. Cimino (Contemporary Fiction)

The quest for a stolen perfume formula awakens passion, rivalry and family secrets in this story set in the fragrant flower fields of the South of France... Perfumer Zoe Flore travels to Grasse, the perfume capital of the world, to collect a formula: her inheritance from the family she never knew existed. When the formula is stolen from her, Zoe sets off on a search for it. But Zoe isn’t the only one seeking the formula...

Watch this space for details! Happy reading!

Monday, September 7, 2015

On Monday, September 07, 2015 by Adria in

Jingle bells, jingle bells… OK, we know it’s only September, but it’s never too early to get into the holiday spirit.

Velvet Morning Press announces the release of two books that you’ll want to add to your holiday shopping list!

Christmas, Actually: A Holiday Collection
This multi-author anthology, featuring Velvet Morning Press authors, is a collection filled with Christmas humor, Christmas spirit, and even a little Christmas romance.
You never know how Christmas will turn out! Festive and fun, or dreary and dull? While the holidays are magical for some, they are somber for others. Christmas, Actually is a holiday collection that runs the gamut of seasonal emotions: humor, hope, joy, confusion, excitement. 
Curl up next to the fire, and laugh, cry and dream along with the characters in this collection of holiday tales. Christmas past, Christmas present, and Christmas future... All play a part in Christmas, Actually
Find it on Amazon

Christmas Confessions and Cocktails: A Humorous Holiday Memoir with Sassy Drink Recipes
By Vicki Lesage, No. 1 Amazon Best-Selling Author
American-turned-Parisian Vicki tells it like it is, from her crazy Christmases growing up in the Midwest to her even crazier holidays in her new home in France. Bizarre gifts, stomach-turning food, and holiday travel disasters are just some of the tales you'll chuckle at in this installment of the Paris Confessions series. This Christmas-themed memoir features 25 funny and heartwarming essays, all with a tenuous tie to Christmas, and pairs each with a delicious drink recipe. So grab your martini shaker and get ready for tasty cocktails and hearty laughs this holiday season!
Find it on Amazon

Happy reading! 

Tuesday, September 1, 2015

On Tuesday, September 01, 2015 by Adria in

Can you imagine one of our books on the silver screen? Or how about one of our novels translated into Italian?

Well, Velvet Morning Press has some exciting news… The Lora Fountain Literary Agency will be representing VMP books for foreign rights sales as well as film. 

Lora, an American in Paris, founded her agency in 1985. The translation rights agency sells rights primarily to the French, but also to the Italian, Spanish, Portuguese and Dutch markets. Clients are publishers and agencies from all over the English-speaking world.


For all queries regarding VMP books and foreign rights/film rights, please contact:
Lora Fountain 
+33 (0) 1 43 56 21 96