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Thursday, April 16, 2020

New Release: Liam's Wild Irish Rose by Joan Reeves

I apologize for missing my blog date in March. Did you miss me? I was going cray-cray over trying to get an ebook published.

A funny thing happened on the way to publishing it, which was Book 4 in my A MOMENT IN TIME short story romance series. The book vanished into cyber space upon publishing it on Amazon.

Seriously, this was a book created for St. Patrick's Day. Unfortunately, it didn't show up on Amazon until March 31 then only the cover was shown. After another week of correspondence, it showed up with HTML code interspersed in the description. More emails. Finally, a few days ago my St. Patrick's Day targeted romance was up with the proper description, and almost corrected formatted.

Authors, do you ever get the feeling that a book is doomed from the start? I'm trying to shake that feeling  so I hope some of you dear readers will plunk down a measly 99cents and buy and review LIAM'S WILD IRISH ROSE, a story that was dead upon arrival after all the cyber shenanigans.

About Liam's Wild Irish Rose

This story brings back heroes and heroines from the first 3 books in the series and introduces Maura O'Reilly, owner of O-Net, a Houston internet solutions company, and Liam Harper, former soldier and now owner of Third Coast Security.

Let's take a peak at what's happening between these two...

Maura O'Reilly doesn't want a relationship--she just wants Liam Harper. But Liam wants more than sex. Just the thought of being tied to one man makes her anxious. She tries to resist him--she really does, but every time she sees him, her resolve and good intentions melted away. How can she cut him loose?

Of all the women in the world, Liam Harper had to fall for the one who seems to have no interest in him. At least no interest outside of the bedroom. A lot of men would think that was the perfect relationship--hot sex with a beautiful woman who had no interest in a relationship.

Unfortunately, Liam wasn't one of those men. He wanted Maura, and he wanted more than sex. He wanted all of her. Could he have the luck of the Irish on St. Patrick's Day and finally get Maura to commit to him?

Liam's Wild Irish Rose is Book 4 of a 13-story series, A Moment in Time.

These highly sensual romance short stories—some amusing, some dramatic—are by moi, a NY Times and USA Today bestselling author.

Each short story introduces new characters and brings back the heroes and heroines of previous stories.

Joan Reeves...Keeping Romance Alive—One Sexy Book at a Time

Escape today in the pages of a'll be glad you did. Wishing you good health and good times while social distancing. See you next month!


  1. Don't lose heart Joan. I'm praying for you. I was in a dilemma last week. Publisher sent my ms back because the apostrophes were "straight" instead of "curly." Find and Replace would not work to change the apostrophe alone. I had to think up every contraction (found 61 different words) and change the apostrophes in all occurrences of every word. NOT fun. But, 30 hours (three days) later, I finished. And you will make it too, my friend. What do you say we pray for one another?

  2. What a terrible time you had with this book, Joan. I love an Irish story any time of year--even if it's set in Houston. Can't wait to read this one!

  3. It's a crazy world. I received the "final" draft of my new novella, Huckleberry Happiness, and found mistakes. FOUR times is took for a FINAL copy. I almost tore my hair out. I also love a a good Irish story. Best of luck with promotion and sales.

    1. Judy Ann, it's the same with me. If I don't allow the manuscript to cool, I pay for it by doing repeated edits.


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