Senator, Mine is on Amazon…

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Late last night, on my oldest daughter’s 18th birthday, I went to check Amazon to see if SENATOR, MINE had been loaded, and sure enough–it had.  I am so thrilled to be among Decadent Publishing 1Night Stand authors-such a fabulous group to join. You can see the entire 1NS list here:

Blurb for SENATOR, MINE:

Eleanor’s dream of a romantic tour of Italy shatters when her long-time boyfriend breaks up with her in Pompeii. Determined to enjoy the once in a lifetime vacation, she enlists the 1NS service. She continues her trip, stopping to buy a small golden signet in a mysterious antiquities shop in Rome.

Darius, a hard-working Senator in Ancient Rome, is puzzled by the Sibyl’s words: You will not find love in your lifetime. Hoping to find a measure of happiness, he agrees to the Sibyl’s quest. In the olive grove, he spots Eleanor, a barbarian wearing his stolen senator’s ring.

A night spent together may be just what they both need to break down the columns of time that stand between them.


“What is it?” She moved closer to examine the object he held.

“A senator’s ring from the time of Augustus.” He waved the item with a flourish. “A rare and beautiful find, for a deserving young woman.”

The golden circle sparkled in the half-light like the wedding band that shone in her dreams. She tried to control her sharp intake of breath.

“A rather personal memento, wouldn’t you say?”

“It’s beautiful.”


“Which senator?” Gorgeous. What a find. Was it legal to take it out of the country? Surely it held historical significance.

“Yes, it can be exported,” the shopkeeper said. “We don’t know who owned the signet, as many records of the Senate at that time were lost, but it has been cleared by the Antiquities Commission.”

She hadn’t mentioned exporting it aloud. Had he read her mind? No, that wasn’t possible. She squirmed. Nothing about the shop or its contents felt normal. One thing was certain. The ring was amazing. And perfect.

“What does the engraving say?” she asked.


She drew in a quick breath, as a gasp of warm air breezed across her neck, making the hairs stand. She shuddered. I’ve been watching too many old movies.

“As common as the name was at the time, no senators named Darius are on any rolls.” The shopkeeper pushed it closer to her face. “And Madame Eve recommends it. What do you say?”

“How much?” Eleanor whispered.

“Ah.” The shopkeeper grinned. “What price would you pay for a little ring that will change your life forever?”



As part of the blog hop, I am giving away a $25 GC to either Amazon or B&N — winner’s choice!  Have fun!

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53 comments on “Senator, Mine is on Amazon…

  1. Congrats on the new release. Happy Easter.
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  2. Thanks for being a part of this fun blog. It’s so nice to find new to me authors with great books that I want to read *must do something about winning lottery!*
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  3. Senator Mine sounds like a great read!Thanks for the awesome giveaway! Happy Easter! Facebook.CherylLynne Twitter/@cherayn email subscriber cheryllynne(at)rocketmail(dot)com

  4. Happy 18th birthday to your daughter. Congrats on your new book. Great cover. I already follow your blog, Twitter(katsrus2003), & FB(sue brandes). Thanks for the giveaway.
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  5. What a creative book! Congrats on the release!
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  7. Woohoo! Hoppy Easter!

    What a great way to discover new authors/blogs and visit with old friends. Everybody wins this way!
    Congrats on the new release. I love the 1Ns series.
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  8. Thanks for such a nice prize!
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  9. Happy Easter, congrats on the book, and Happy Birthday to your daughter!

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  10. This is a great way to introduce your books to new readers! I love discovering new authors. Thanks for participating. Have a Happy Easter!

  11. Sounds like a wonderful read.
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  12. The book sounds awesome. Going on my TBR list.
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  13. what a great month fir you, Kerry. Congratulations on your new release, and for being the Mom of an 18 year old, I remember those days as pretty wild and crazy, lol.

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  14. Hi. Happy Easter.

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  15. Great excerpt and congratulations on the new release!

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    Happy Easter, and thank you for the giveaway!


  16. Loved the excerpt, I can’t wait to read the whole book. Thank you so much for the generous giveaway and I hope you have a wonderful Easter weekend.

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  17. Happy Easter & thanks for the amazing giveaway!
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  18. Thanks for the giveaway, and Happy Easter! I’ve definitely never read anything about a Roman senator, so Senator, Mine sounds interesting.


  19. Happy Easter! I love 1Ns books. I have several! Thanks for being on the hop! Ilove the concept of Senator Mine.

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  20. Happy Easter! Thank you for the awesome giveaway! Have a wonderful night!
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  21. Senator, Mine sounds like something I would enjoy. Thanks so much for the lovely giveaway!

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  22. I love the cover and blurb on Senator, Mine. I’m putting it on my TBR list.

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  23. Congrats on your release!!! Thank you so much for the giveaway and I hope you had a wonderful holiday.
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  24. Happy 18th to your daughter Kerry! Hope you all had a lovely weekend!

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  25. Hoppy Easter and congrats on the new release! Was already following via FB (Barbara Battaglia) following via email now too. Thx for the giveaway! 🙂

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  26. I love the cover to Senator, Mine! VERY nice. I’m following you as moonsanity on twitter, and I subscribed to your blog:)

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